J. K. Rowling
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10 Stars Who Were Rejected Before Making It Big
7. J. K. Rowling
J. K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone' was famously rejected again and again before becoming a best seller and the author was even fired from her job at the London office of Amnesty International because she would write stories on her computer instead of working. She's now worth millions and was only bumped off Forbes billionaires list in 2012 because of the millions she gave to charity.