Writers Whose First Name Starts With J

Discover the famous writers whose name starts with J. The list includes people like J. K. Rowling, Jamie Lee Curtis, John Krasinski, Jordan Belfort, 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.

J. K. RowlingJ. K. Rowling
31 July 1965, British
Author
Jamie Lee CurtisJamie Lee Curtis
22 November 1958, American
Actress, Author

John KrasinskiJohn Krasinski
20 October 1979, American
Actor, Director, Screenwriter

Jordan BelfortJordan Belfort
09 July 1962, American
Author

J. R. R. TolkienJ. R. R. Tolkien
03 January 1892, British, South African
Writer

Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews
01 October 1935, British
Actress
Jim MorrisonJim Morrison
08 December 1943, American
Singer-songwriter

James BaldwinJames Baldwin
02 August 1924, American
Novelist

Jane AustenJane Austen
16 December 1775, British
Novelist
Jennifer EspositoJennifer Esposito
11 April 1973, American
Actress, Ex-Wife of Bradley Cooper

John CleeseJohn Cleese
27 October 1939, British
Actor & Comedian
Joel McHaleJoel McHale
20 November 1971, Italian, American
Comedian, Actor

John LeguizamoJohn Leguizamo
22 July 1964, Colombian, American
Actor, Stand-up Comedian

Joss WhedonJoss Whedon
23 June 1964, American
Screenwriter, Director & Producer

Justine MuskJustine Musk
02 September 1972, Canadian
Author, Elon Musk’s Ex-wife

Joan RiversJoan Rivers
08 June 1933, American
Actress
Joan CollinsJoan Collins
23 May 1933, British
Actress

Jean-Jacques RousseauJean-Jacques Rousseau
28 June 1712, Swiss, French
Philosopher, Writer, & Composer

James HerriotJames Herriot
03 October 1916, British
Writer

Jake TapperJake Tapper
12 March 1969, American
Journalist
Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad
03 December 1857, Polish, Ukrainian, British
Writer

John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck
27 February 1902, American
Author
John GrishamJohn Grisham
08 February 1955, American
American writer

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

Jessica SeinfeldJessica Seinfeld
12 September 1971, Filipino, American
Cookbook Author, Wife of Jerry Seinfeld
Jack KerouacJack Kerouac
12 March 1922, American
Novelist, Poet

Johann Wolfgang von GoetheJohann Wolfgang von Goethe
28 August 1749, German
Poet
Jules VerneJules Verne
08 February 1828, French
Writer

James JoyceJames Joyce
02 February 1882, Irish
Writer

Jill IrelandJill Ireland
24 April 1936, British, American
Actress
Jill St. JohnJill St. John
19 August 1940, American
Actress

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John MiltonJohn Milton
09 December 1608, British
Poet, Polemicist, and Civil Servant for the
Joe ScarboroughJoe Scarborough
09 April 1963, American
Former United States Representative

Jack LondonJack London
12 January 1876, American
Author

John KeatsJohn Keats
31 October 1795, British
Romantic poet

Janet McTeerJanet McTeer
05 August 1961, British
Actress
James PattersonJames Patterson
22 March 1947, American
Writer
Joseph CampbellJoseph Campbell
26 March 1904, American
Writer

John CageJohn Cage
05 September 1912, American
Composer, Writer

Jorge Luis BorgesJorge Luis Borges
24 August 1899, Argentinian
Poet

Jim CramerJim Cramer
10 February 1955, American
 
Joe BastianichJoe Bastianich
17 September 1968, American
Restaurateur

Jacques DerridaJacques Derrida
15 July 1930, Algerian, French
Philosopher

John J. PershingJohn J. Pershing
13 September 1860, American
US Army Officer During WW I

Julie Nixon EisenhowerJulie Nixon Eisenhower
05 July 1948, American
Author

Jonathan SwiftJonathan Swift
30 November 1667, Irish
Author and Satirist
Jane AsherJane Asher
05 April 1946, British
Actress

Joyce MeyerJoyce Meyer
04 June 1943, American
Author
John RuskinJohn Ruskin
08 February 1819, British
Art Critic and Painter

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

John DonneJohn Donne
22 January 1572, British
Poet, lawyer, satirist
Julius EvolaJulius Evola
19 May 1898, Italian
Philosopher

Joe TorreJoe Torre
18 July 1940, American
Executive
Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
21 December 1926, American
American Football Player

Jack WelchJack Welch
19 November 1935, American
Former Chairman & CEO of General Electric

Joyce Carol OatesJoyce Carol Oates
16 June 1938, American
Writer

Jill GascoineJill Gascoine
11 April 1937, British
Actress

Janet MockJanet Mock
10 March 1983, American
Writer
Jared DiamondJared Diamond
10 September 1937, American
Scientist & Author

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
Jhumpa LahiriJhumpa Lahiri
11 July 1967, British, American
Writer

J. M. CoetzeeJ. M. Coetzee
09 February 1940, South African
Novelist, Author
Joe RanftJoe Ranft
13 March 1960, American
Screenwriter

John BunyanJohn Bunyan
28 November 1628, British
Writer, Preacher

James DobsonJames Dobson
21 April 1936, American
Writer
John Philip SousaJohn Philip Sousa
06 November 1854, American
Conductor, Composer

John DeanJohn Dean
14 October 1938, American
Author
John DrydenJohn Dryden
09 August 1631, British
poet

Joseph L. MankiewiczJoseph L. Mankiewicz
11 February 1909, American
Writer, Director, Producer

James Fenimore CooperJames Fenimore Cooper
15 September 1789, American
Writer
James RolfeJames Rolfe
10 July 1980, American
Actor, Internet Celebrity

J. B. PriestleyJ. B. Priestley
13 September 1894, British
Novelist and Playwright
Joe HillJoe Hill
04 June 1972, American
Novelists

John IrvingJohn Irving
02 March 1942, American
 

James A. MichenerJames A. Michener
03 February 1907, American
 

James Weldon JohnsonJames Weldon Johnson
17 June 1871, American
Author
Jacqueline WilsonJacqueline Wilson
17 December 1945, British
Novelist
José SaramagoJosé Saramago
16 November 1922, Portuguese
Writer

Jane JacobsJane Jacobs
04 May 1916, Canadian
Journalist, Author, Activist

John W. CampbellJohn W. Campbell
08 June 1910, American
Science Fiction Writer

Jeff KinneyJeff Kinney
19 February 1971, American
Author, Cartoonist
Joseph HellerJoseph Heller
01 May 1923, American
Novelist

Jeff MangumJeff Mangum
24 October 1970, American
Singer

John CheeverJohn Cheever
27 May 1912, American
Novelist & Short Story Writer

Jean GenetJean Genet
19 December 1910, French
Novelist

John HerseyJohn Hersey
17 June 1914, American
American writer
Jose RizalJose Rizal
19 June 1861, Filipino
 

Jamaica KincaidJamaica Kincaid
25 May 1949, American
Novelist
Josh SchwartzJosh Schwartz
06 August 1976, American
Screenwriter

John GalsworthyJohn Galsworthy
14 August 1867, American
Nobel Laureate in Literature
Joseph BrodskyJoseph Brodsky
24 May 1940, Russian
Essayist & Poet
Junot DíazJunot Díaz
31 December 1968, Dominican, American
Writer