EL James has tied for third place on Forbes Top Earning celebrities List, earning 95 million dollars in the 2nd half of 2012 and first half of 2013, tying with the likes of Simon Cowell and Howard Stern. The Fifty Shades trilogy has sold 70 million copies worldwide and as you all know, has a movie based on the first book coming out in about a year.
EL is topped only by Steven Spielberg at number 2 on the list, earning a reported 100 million, and Madonna, who tops the list at number 1, earning 125 million.
Forbes compiled their list by “talking to agents, managers, producers and other in-the-know folks.”
With the movie coming out next year, I can definitely see being touched for a second time and moving on up the list.
Think she can beat out Madonna next year? I do!