Writers Whose First Name Starts With J

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

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

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

Jordan BelfortJordan Belfort
09 July 1962, American
Author

Jim MorrisonJim Morrison
08 December 1943, American
Singer, Lyricist, Poet, Musician, Filmmaker

Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews
01 October 1935, British
Actress, Singer & Author
Jamie Lee CurtisJamie Lee Curtis
22 November 1958, American
Actress, Author

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

Jane AustenJane Austen
16 December 1775, British
Novelist

John CleeseJohn Cleese
27 October 1939, British
Actor & Comedian
Joan CollinsJoan Collins
23 May 1933, British
Actress & Author

John LeguizamoJohn Leguizamo
22 July 1964, Colombian, American
Actor, Stand-up Comedian
Joss WhedonJoss Whedon
23 June 1964, American
Screenwriter, Director & Producer

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

John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck
27 February 1902, American
Author
John DeanJohn Dean
14 October 1938, American
Author

Jean-Jacques RousseauJean-Jacques Rousseau
28 June 1712, Swiss, French
Philosopher, Writer, & Composer
James JoyceJames Joyce
02 February 1882, Irish
Writer

James BaldwinJames Baldwin
02 August 1924, American
Novelist

Joan RiversJoan Rivers
08 June 1933, American
Actress
Jack KerouacJack Kerouac
12 March 1922, American
Novelist, Poet

Johann Wolfgang von GoetheJohann Wolfgang von Goethe
28 August 1749, German
Poet
Justine MuskJustine Musk
02 September 1972, Canadian
Author, Elon Musk’s Ex-wife

Joel McHaleJoel McHale
20 November 1971, Italian, American
Comedian, Actor

Jill IrelandJill Ireland
24 April 1936, British, American
Actress

John GrishamJohn Grisham
08 February 1955, American
American writer
Jules VerneJules Verne
08 February 1828, French
Writer
John KeatsJohn Keats
31 October 1795, British
Romantic poet

Jack LondonJack London
12 January 1876, American
Author

John RuskinJohn Ruskin
08 February 1819, British
Art Critic and Painter

John MiltonJohn Milton
09 December 1608, British
Poet, Polemicist, and Civil Servant for the
James PattersonJames Patterson
22 March 1947, American
Writer

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

Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad
03 December 1857, Polish, Ukrainian, British
Writer

Jorge Luis BorgesJorge Luis Borges
24 August 1899, Argentinian
Poet

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Joyce MeyerJoyce Meyer
04 June 1943, American
Author
Jared DiamondJared Diamond
10 September 1937, American
Scientist & Author

Jonathan SwiftJonathan Swift
30 November 1667, Irish
Author and Satirist
Jessica SeinfeldJessica Seinfeld
12 September 1971, Filipino, American
Cookbook Author, Wife of Jerry Seinfeld

Joseph HellerJoseph Heller
01 May 1923, American
Novelist

Jacques DerridaJacques Derrida
15 July 1930, Algerian, French
Philosopher
Jane AsherJane Asher
05 April 1946, British
Actress

John CageJohn Cage
05 September 1912, American
Composer, Writer
John DonneJohn Donne
22 January 1572, British
Poet, lawyer, satirist

Julie Nixon EisenhowerJulie Nixon Eisenhower
05 July 1948, American
Author

Janet McTeerJanet McTeer
05 August 1961, British
Actress

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

Jim CramerJim Cramer
10 February 1955, American
 
Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
21 December 1926, American
American Football Player

J. B. PriestleyJ. B. Priestley
13 September 1894, British
Novelist and Playwright

Jhumpa LahiriJhumpa Lahiri
11 July 1967, British, American
Writer

John UpdikeJohn Updike
18 March 1932, American
 
James RolfeJames Rolfe
10 July 1980, American
Actor, Internet Celebrity

John Philip SousaJohn Philip Sousa
06 November 1854, American
Conductor, Composer
Jean CocteauJean Cocteau
05 July 1889, French
Novelist, Poet, Artist & Filmmaker

Joyce Carol OatesJoyce Carol Oates
16 June 1938, American
Writer

James Fenimore CooperJames Fenimore Cooper
15 September 1789, American
Writer
Joe RanftJoe Ranft
13 March 1960, American
Screenwriter

Jose RizalJose Rizal
19 June 1861, Filipino
 
John DrydenJohn Dryden
09 August 1631, British
poet

John IrvingJohn Irving
02 March 1942, American
 

James A. MichenerJames A. Michener
03 February 1907, American
 
J. M. CoetzeeJ. M. Coetzee
09 February 1940, South African
Novelist, Author

James DobsonJames Dobson
21 April 1936, American
Writer
Jane JacobsJane Jacobs
04 May 1916, Canadian
Journalist, Author, Activist

John BunyanJohn Bunyan
28 November 1628, British
Writer, Preacher

José SaramagoJosé Saramago
16 November 1922, Portuguese
Writer

Jacqueline WilsonJacqueline Wilson
17 December 1945, British
Novelist
Jill GascoineJill Gascoine
11 April 1937, British
Actress
John CheeverJohn Cheever
27 May 1912, American
Novelist & Short Story Writer

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

John GreenJohn Green
24 August 1977, American
Author, Vlogger

Joseph AddisonJoseph Addison
01 May 1672, British
Essayist & Poet
James Weldon JohnsonJames Weldon Johnson
17 June 1871, American
Author

Jerome K. JeromeJerome K. Jerome
02 May 1859, British
Writer

John BergerJohn Berger
05 November 1926, British
Novelist

Joseph BrodskyJoseph Brodsky
24 May 1940, Russian
Essayist & Poet

John GalsworthyJohn Galsworthy
14 August 1867, American
Nobel Laureate in Literature
JuvenalJuvenal
0055 AD, Italian
Poet

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

John FowlesJohn Fowles
31 March 1926, British
Writer & Teacher

John W. CampbellJohn W. Campbell
08 June 1910, American
Science Fiction Writer
John ClareJohn Clare
13 July 1793, British
English poet

John HerseyJohn Hersey
17 June 1914, American
American writer
John Greenleaf WhittierJohn Greenleaf Whittier
17 December 1807, American
Poet

Jerry PournelleJerry Pournelle
07 August 1933, American
Fiction writer

Judith Wright Judith Wright
31 May 1915, Australian
Poet, Environmentalist, Campaigner for Aboriginal

Jean PaulJean Paul
21 March 1763, German
Writer
John GayJohn Gay
30 June 1685, British
Dramatist & Poet

Jeff KinneyJeff Kinney
19 February 1971, American
Author, Cartoonist
Jonathan KozolJonathan Kozol
05 September 1936, American
Educator & Non-Fiction Writer

Joan AikenJoan Aiken
04 September 1924, American
Writer

Joseph E. StiglitzJoseph E. Stiglitz
09 February 1943, American
Economist & Author

Julio CortazarJulio Cortazar
26 August 1914, Argentinian
Novelist
James McBrideJames McBride
11 September 1957, American