Writers Whose First Name Starts With J

Discover the famous writers whose name starts with J. The list includes people like John Krasinski, J. R. R. Tolkien, Julie Andrews, Jordan Belfort, J. K. Rowling 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.

John KrasinskiJohn Krasinski
20 October 1979, American
Actor, Director, Screenwriter
J. R. R. TolkienJ. R. R. Tolkien
03 January 1892, British, South African
Writer

Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews
01 October 1935, British
Actress

Jordan BelfortJordan Belfort
09 July 1962, American
Author

J. K. RowlingJ. K. Rowling
31 July 1965, British
Author

Jane AustenJane Austen
16 December 1775, British
Novelist
Jamie Lee CurtisJamie Lee Curtis
22 November 1958, American
Actress, Author

Jim MorrisonJim Morrison
08 December 1943, American
Singer-songwriter

John CleeseJohn Cleese
27 October 1939, British
Actor & Comedian
Jack WelchJack Welch
19 November 1935, American
Former Chairman & CEO of General Electric

Justine MuskJustine Musk
02 September 1972, Canadian
Author, Elon Musk’s Ex-wife
Jack LondonJack London
12 January 1876, American
Author

Jennifer EspositoJennifer Esposito
11 April 1973, American
Actress, Ex-Wife of Bradley Cooper

J. D. SalingerJ. D. Salinger
01 January 1919, American
Writer

John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck
27 February 1902, American
Author

Jean-Jacques RousseauJean-Jacques Rousseau
28 June 1712, Swiss, French
Philosopher, Writer, & Composer
James BaldwinJames Baldwin
02 August 1924, American
Novelist

Joan CollinsJoan Collins
23 May 1933, British
Actress & Author

Joan RiversJoan Rivers
08 June 1933, American
Actress

John LeguizamoJohn Leguizamo
22 July 1964, Colombian, American
Actor, Stand-up Comedian
Joel McHaleJoel McHale
20 November 1971, Italian, American
Comedian, Actor

Jack KerouacJack Kerouac
12 March 1922, American
Novelist, Poet
James JoyceJames Joyce
02 February 1882, Irish
Writer

Johann Wolfgang von GoetheJohann Wolfgang von Goethe
28 August 1749, German
Poet

Jules VerneJules Verne
08 February 1828, French
Writer
Joss WhedonJoss Whedon
23 June 1964, American
Screenwriter, Director & Producer

John GrishamJohn Grisham
08 February 1955, American
American writer
John KeatsJohn Keats
31 October 1795, British
Romantic poet

John MiltonJohn Milton
09 December 1608, British
Poet, Polemicist, and Civil Servant for the

Jill IrelandJill Ireland
24 April 1936, British, American
Actress
Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad
03 December 1857, Polish, Ukrainian, British
Writer

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Jim CramerJim Cramer
10 February 1955, American
 
John J. PershingJohn J. Pershing
13 September 1860, American
US Army Officer During WW I

Joseph CampbellJoseph Campbell
26 March 1904, American
Writer

Jill St. JohnJill St. John
19 August 1940, American
Actress

Jorge Luis BorgesJorge Luis Borges
24 August 1899, Argentinian
Poet
Jonathan SwiftJonathan Swift
30 November 1667, Irish
Author and Satirist
James PattersonJames Patterson
22 March 1947, American
Writer

Jessica SeinfeldJessica Seinfeld
12 September 1971, Filipino, American
Cookbook Author, Wife of Jerry Seinfeld

Joyce MeyerJoyce Meyer
04 June 1943, American
Author

Jacques DerridaJacques Derrida
15 July 1930, Algerian, French
Philosopher
John RuskinJohn Ruskin
08 February 1819, British
Art Critic and Painter

John DonneJohn Donne
22 January 1572, British
Poet, lawyer, satirist

Jane AsherJane Asher
05 April 1946, British
Actress

Jean-Paul MaratJean-Paul Marat
24 May 1743, Swiss, French
Physician

Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
21 December 1926, American
American Football Player
Julie Nixon EisenhowerJulie Nixon Eisenhower
05 July 1948, American
Author

John CageJohn Cage
05 September 1912, American
Composer, Writer
Jake TapperJake Tapper
12 March 1969, American
Journalist

Julius EvolaJulius Evola
19 May 1898, Italian
Philosopher

Joyce Carol OatesJoyce Carol Oates
16 June 1938, American
Writer
Jared DiamondJared Diamond
10 September 1937, American
Scientist & Author

John DeanJohn Dean
14 October 1938, American
Author
Joseph L. MankiewiczJoseph L. Mankiewicz
11 February 1909, American
Writer, Director, Producer

John UpdikeJohn Updike
18 March 1932, American
 

Jean CocteauJean Cocteau
05 July 1889, French
Novelist, Poet, Artist & Filmmaker

Jay SilverheelsJay Silverheels
26 May 1912, Canadian
Actor

Janet McTeerJanet McTeer
05 August 1961, British
Actress
Jhumpa LahiriJhumpa Lahiri
11 July 1967, British, American
Writer

James HerriotJames Herriot
03 October 1916, British
Writer

John Philip SousaJohn Philip Sousa
06 November 1854, American
Conductor, Composer

Joe RanftJoe Ranft
13 March 1960, American
Screenwriter
J. B. PriestleyJ. B. Priestley
13 September 1894, British
Novelist and Playwright

J. M. CoetzeeJ. M. Coetzee
09 February 1940, South African
Novelist, Author
Jeff KinneyJeff Kinney
19 February 1971, American
Author, Cartoonist

John IrvingJohn Irving
02 March 1942, American
 

John DrydenJohn Dryden
09 August 1631, British
poet
John BunyanJohn Bunyan
28 November 1628, British
Writer, Preacher

James Fenimore CooperJames Fenimore Cooper
15 September 1789, American
Writer
Joe TorreJoe Torre
18 July 1940, American
Executive

James RolfeJames Rolfe
10 July 1980, American
Actor, Internet Celebrity

Jacqueline WilsonJacqueline Wilson
17 December 1945, British
Novelist
James A. MichenerJames A. Michener
03 February 1907, American
 

José SaramagoJosé Saramago
16 November 1922, Portuguese
Writer
Jane JacobsJane Jacobs
04 May 1916, Canadian
Journalist, Author, Activist

James Weldon JohnsonJames Weldon Johnson
17 June 1871, American
Author

Joseph HellerJoseph Heller
01 May 1923, American
Novelist

James DobsonJames Dobson
21 April 1936, American
Writer
John CheeverJohn Cheever
27 May 1912, American
Novelist & Short Story Writer
John ClareJohn Clare
13 July 1793, British
English poet

Jean GenetJean Genet
19 December 1910, French
Novelist

Jeff MangumJeff Mangum
24 October 1970, American
Singer

Jill GascoineJill Gascoine
11 April 1937, British
Actress
Joe HillJoe Hill
04 June 1972, American
Novelists

Jack DunphyJack Dunphy
22 August 1914, American
Novelist

Joseph AddisonJoseph Addison
01 May 1672, British
Essayist & Poet

Junot DíazJunot Díaz
31 December 1968, Dominican, American
Writer

Josh SchwartzJosh Schwartz
06 August 1976, American
Screenwriter
John BergerJohn Berger
05 November 1926, British
Novelist

John GalsworthyJohn Galsworthy
14 August 1867, American
Nobel Laureate in Literature
Joseph BrodskyJoseph Brodsky
24 May 1940, Russian
Essayist & Poet

JuvenalJuvenal
0055 AD, Italian
Poet
Jerome K. JeromeJerome K. Jerome
02 May 1859, British
Writer
John FowlesJohn Fowles
31 March 1926, British
Writer & Teacher