Writers Whose First Name Starts With J

Discover the famous writers whose name starts with J. The list includes people like Jennifer Esposito, John Krasinski, J. R. R. Tolkien, J. K. Rowling, Julie Andrews and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of writers whose names start with J includes people from United States, England, France, Canada and other countries all over the world.

Jennifer EspositoJennifer Esposito
(Actress, Ex-Wife of Bradley Cooper)

11 April 1973

American

John KrasinskiJohn Krasinski
(Actor, Director, Screenwriter)

20 October 1979

American

J. R. R. TolkienJ. R. R. Tolkien
(Writer, Poet)

03 January 1892

British

J. K. RowlingJ. K. Rowling
(Author)

31 July 1965

British

Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews
(Actress, Singer & Author)

01 October 1935

British

Jordan BelfortJordan Belfort
(Author)

09 July 1962

American

Jim MorrisonJim Morrison
(Singer, Lyricist, Poet, Musician, Filmmaker)

08 December 1943

American

Jamie Lee CurtisJamie Lee Curtis
(Actress, Author)

22 November 1958

American

Joan CollinsJoan Collins
(Actress & Author)

23 May 1933

British

Jane AustenJane Austen
(Novelist)

16 December 1775

British

James BaldwinJames Baldwin
(Novelist)

02 August 1924

American

John CleeseJohn Cleese
(Actor & Comedian)

27 October 1939

British

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J. D. SalingerJ. D. Salinger
(Writer)

01 January 1919

American

Jean-Jacques RousseauJean-Jacques Rousseau
(Philosopher, Writer, & Composer)

28 June 1712

Swiss,French

John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck
(Author)

27 February 1902

American

Joss WhedonJoss Whedon
(Screenwriter, Director & Producer)

23 June 1964

American

Joan RiversJoan Rivers
(Actress)

08 June 1933

American

Justine MuskJustine Musk
(Author, Elon Musk’s Ex-wife)

02 September 1972

Canadian

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Johann Wolfgang von GoetheJohann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Poet)

28 August 1749

German

James JoyceJames Joyce
(Writer)

02 February 1882

Irish

Jack KerouacJack Kerouac
(Novelist, Poet)

12 March 1922

American

John LeguizamoJohn Leguizamo
(Actor, Stand-up Comedian)

22 July 1964

Colombian,American

Joel McHaleJoel McHale
(Comedian, Actor)

20 November 1971

Italian,American

Jules VerneJules Verne
(Writer)

08 February 1828

French

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John GrishamJohn Grisham
(American writer)

08 February 1955

American

Jack LondonJack London
(Author)

12 January 1876

American

John KeatsJohn Keats
(Romantic poet)

31 October 1795

British

John MiltonJohn Milton
(Poet, Polemicist, and Civil Servant for the Commonwealth of England.)

09 December 1608

British

John RuskinJohn Ruskin
(Art Critic and Painter)

08 February 1819

British

Jorge Luis BorgesJorge Luis Borges
(Poet)

24 August 1899

Argentinian

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Jonathan SwiftJonathan Swift
(Author and Satirist)

30 November 1667

Irish

John DeanJohn Dean
(Author)

14 October 1938

American

Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad
(Writer)

03 December 1857

Polish,Ukrainian,British

Jacques DerridaJacques Derrida
(Philosopher)

15 July 1930

Algerian,French

James PattersonJames Patterson
(Writer)

22 March 1947

American

Joyce MeyerJoyce Meyer
(Author)

04 June 1943

American

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Julie Nixon EisenhowerJulie Nixon Eisenhower
(Author)

05 July 1948

American

Jane AsherJane Asher
(Actress)

05 April 1946

British

Jim CramerJim Cramer

10 February 1955

American

John DonneJohn Donne
(Poet, lawyer, satirist)

22 January 1572

British

Jessica SeinfeldJessica Seinfeld
(Cookbook Author, Wife of Jerry Seinfeld)

12 September 1971

Filipino,American

John CageJohn Cage
(Composer, Writer)

05 September 1912

American

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Jack WelchJack Welch
(Former Chairman & CEO of General Electric)

19 November 1935

American

Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
(American Football Player)

21 December 1926

American

Janet McTeerJanet McTeer
(Actress)

05 August 1961

British

J. B. PriestleyJ. B. Priestley
(Novelist and Playwright)

13 September 1894

British

Jhumpa LahiriJhumpa Lahiri
(Writer)

11 July 1967

British,American

John Philip SousaJohn Philip Sousa
(Conductor, Composer)

06 November 1854

American

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John UpdikeJohn Updike

18 March 1932

American

Jean CocteauJean Cocteau
(Novelist, Poet, Artist & Filmmaker)

05 July 1889

French

Joyce Carol OatesJoyce Carol Oates
(Writer)

16 June 1938

American

Jared DiamondJared Diamond
(Scientist & Author)

10 September 1937

American

James Fenimore CooperJames Fenimore Cooper
(Writer)

15 September 1789

American

John IrvingJohn Irving

02 March 1942

American

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John DrydenJohn Dryden
(poet)

09 August 1631

British

Jose RizalJose Rizal

19 June 1861

Filipino

James RolfeJames Rolfe
(Actor, Internet Celebrity)

10 July 1980

American

John BunyanJohn Bunyan
(Writer, Preacher)

28 November 1628

British

Jane JacobsJane Jacobs
(Journalist, Author, Activist)

04 May 1916

Canadian

James A. MichenerJames A. Michener

03 February 1907

American

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James DobsonJames Dobson
(Writer)

21 April 1936

American

J. M. CoetzeeJ. M. Coetzee
(Novelist, Author)

09 February 1940

South African

Joe RanftJoe Ranft
(Screenwriter)

13 March 1960

American

James Weldon JohnsonJames Weldon Johnson
(Author)

17 June 1871

American

Joseph HellerJoseph Heller
(Novelist)

01 May 1923

American

Jacqueline WilsonJacqueline Wilson
(Novelist)

17 December 1945

British

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John GalsworthyJohn Galsworthy
(Nobel Laureate in Literature)

14 August 1867

American

José SaramagoJosé Saramago
(Writer)

16 November 1922

Portuguese

Joseph L. MankiewiczJoseph L. Mankiewicz
(Writer, Director, Producer)

11 February 1909

American

Joseph AddisonJoseph Addison
(Essayist & Poet)

01 May 1672

British

Jill GascoineJill Gascoine
(Actress)

11 April 1937

British

John CheeverJohn Cheever
(Novelist & Short Story Writer)

27 May 1912

American

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John GreenJohn Green
(Author, Vlogger)

24 August 1977

American

Jamaica KincaidJamaica Kincaid
(Novelist)

25 May 1949

American

John BergerJohn Berger
(Novelist)

05 November 1926

British