How rich is E.L. James?


E.L. James Net Worth $80 Million

E.L. James’ best-selling Fifty Shadesseries has propelled her to literary prominence. Erika Mitchell was produced on March 7, 1963 in London, England. Erika Mitchell dad was a BBC cameraman and her mom was Chilean. Mitchell’s pen name is E.L. James. She grew up in Buckinghamshire and attended the University of Kent where she studied history. She’d go on to become a studio manager’s helper at the National Film and Television School in Beaconsfield.

El.James’ life followed a pretty normal route through most of her half-century. She worked as a television studio executive, wedded screenwriter and manager Niall Leonard in 1987 and has two teenaged boys. But something happened across the approach to menopause. She read the Twilight series also it sparked the writing bug in her, big time. James began writing fan fiction of Twilight, under another pen name, Snowqueens Icedragon, and printed some of it online. Part of that first work eventually turned into the runaway hit, Fifty Shades of Grey which she published in 2011. The novel, characterized as an erotic romance, has set a number of records, and united using the follow up Fifty Colors Darker and Fifty Colours Freed has sold over 70 million copies.

Nearly immediately, James’ has become a global celeb embarking upon book tours and, despite getting heavy criticism from various other writers, has become the flag bearer for modern writers plus one of the greatest ever compensated. She is presently focusing on her fourth novel.E.L. James now lives in West London with her family. She became internationally known, after e-releasing what became a bestselling on-line trilogy. “Fifty Shades of Grey”, the very first novel in the trilogy, has since been released by Vintage Books, and has additionally become a bestseller. The series was originally a group of fan fiction posts depending on the characters in “Twilight”, but Ms. James (Leonard) ended up removing the posts, as other fan fiction writers whined about the amount of sex in her stories. The show is now both popular and controversial due to the explicit sex scenes and its characterization of the BDSM lifestyle. While public reception has been almost uniformly positive, the show has met with very mixed reviews from critics. Universal Pictures and Focus Features lately optioned the books for film adaptation. In 2013 alone, E.L. James made just over $50 million from the success of her novels and sale of movie rights.