Writers Whose First Name Starts With J

Discover the famous writers whose name starts with J. The list includes people like John Krasinski, Jordan Belfort, Joss Whedon, J. K. Rowling, J. R. R. Tolkien 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, Germany and other countries all over the world.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 John Krasinski

John Krasinski.
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Famous As: Actor, Director, Screenwriter
Birthdate: October 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 2 Jordan Belfort

Jordan Belfort.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: July 9, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 3 Joss Whedon

Joss Whedon.
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Famous As: Screenwriter, Director & Producer
Birthdate: June 23, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 4 J. K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist & Producer
Birthdate: July 31, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Yate, England
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 5 J. R. R. Tolkien

J. R. R. Tolkien.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 3, 1892
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bloemfontein, South Africa
Died: September 2, 1973

 6 Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Florida, United States
Died: July 3, 1971
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 7 Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie Lee Curtis.
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Famous As: Actress, Author
Birthdate: November 22, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 8 Justine Musk

Justine Musk.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Author, Elon Musk’s Ex-wife
Birthdate: September 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Peterborough

 9 Joan Collins

Joan Collins.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 23, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paddington, London, United Kingdom
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 10 Jane Austen

Jane Austen.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: December 16, 1775
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Steventon Rectory, Hampshire, England
Died: July 18, 1817
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 11 Jonah Falcon

Jonah Falcon
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 12 Jim Steinman

Jim Steinman
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: November 1, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 13 John Cleese

John Cleese.
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Famous As: Actor & Comedian
Birthdate: October 27, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England,
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 14 Jackie Collins

Jackie Collins
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: October 4, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Died: September 19, 2015
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 15 Jennifer Esposito

Jennifer Esposito.
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Famous As: Actress, Ex-Wife of Bradley Cooper
Birthdate: April 11, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 16 James Baldwin

James Baldwin.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: August 2, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: December 1, 1987

 17 Jose Rizal

Jose Rizal.
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 19, 1861
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Calamba, Laguna
Died: December 30, 1896

 18 Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 8, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: September 4, 2014
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 19 Joel McHale

Joel McHale.
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Famous As: Comedian, Actor
Birthdate: November 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rome
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 20 Jewel

Jewel
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: May 23, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Payson, Utah, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 21 John Hughes

John Hughes
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Famous As: Filmmaker
Birthdate: February 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, United States
Died: August 6, 2009

 22 Jenny Slate

Jenny Slate
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 25, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Milton, Massachusetts, U.S.
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 23 John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: February 27, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Salinas
Died: December 20, 1968

 24 Jocko Willink

Jocko Willink.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: September 8, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Torrington, Connecticut, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 25 J. D. Salinger

J. D. Salinger.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 1, 1919
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City
Died: January 27, 2010

 26 Jed Mercurio

Jed Mercurio
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 1966 AD
Birthplace: Nelson, Lancashire, England, UK

 27 John Leguizamo

John Leguizamo.
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Famous As: Actor, Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: July 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bogotá, Colombia
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 28 John Locke

John Locke.
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Famous As: Father of Classical Liberalism
Birthdate: August 29, 1632
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wrington, Somerset, England
Died: October 28, 1704

 29 Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist, Poet
Birthdate: March 12, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 21, 1969

 30 John Green

John Green.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author, Vlogger
Birthdate: August 24, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 31 James Joyce

James Joyce.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 2, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rathgar, Dublin
Died: January 13, 1941

 32 Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Sartre.
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Famous As: Philosopher, Novelist
Birthdate: June 21, 1905
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 15, 1980

 33 Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
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Famous As: Philosopher, Writer, & Composer
Birthdate: June 28, 1712
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Geneva
Died: July 2, 1778

 34 John Grisham

John Grisham.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: American writer
Birthdate: February 8, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jonesboro, Arkansas
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 35 Jane Hawking

Jane Hawking
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 29, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St Albans, Hertfordshire, England

 36 John Le Carré

John Le Carré
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: October 19, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Poole, Dorset, England

 37 Jeffrey Toobin

Jeffrey Toobin.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: May 21, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 38 James Avery

James Avery
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Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: November 27, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Suffolk, Virginia, U.S.
Died: December 31, 2013
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 39 Jack Kirby

Jack Kirby.
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Famous As: Comic Book Artist
Birthdate: August 28, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: February 6, 1994

 40 Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 3, 1857
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Berdychiv
Died: August 3, 1924

 41 John Barrowman

John Barrowman
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 42 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: August 28, 1749
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: March 22, 1832

 43 Jill Ireland

Jill Ireland.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 24, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London
Died: May 18, 1990
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 44 Joe Bastianich

Joe Bastianich.
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Listed In: Food Experts
Famous As: Restaurateur
Birthdate: September 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Astoria, New York, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 45 Jamal Khashoggi

Jamal Khashoggi
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: October 13, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Medina, Saudi Arabia
Died: October 2, 2018

 46 John Maynard Keynes

John Maynard Keynes.
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: June 5, 1883
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cambridge ,England
Died: April 21, 1946

 47 Janet Mock

Janet Mock.
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

 48 Jules Verne

Jules Verne.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 8, 1828
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nantes
Died: March 24, 1905

 49 Javed Akhtar

Javed Akhtar
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Screenwriter, Politician, Writer, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
Birthdate: January 17, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India

 50 Jack London

Jack London.
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Famous As: Novelist & Journalist
Birthdate: January 12, 1876
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: November 22, 1916