Writers Whose First Name Starts With J

Discover the famous writers whose name starts with J. The list includes people like Justine Musk, James Baldwin, J. K. Rowling, Jordan Belfort, John Krasinski 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.

Justine MuskJustine Musk
02 September 1972, Canadian
Author, Elon Musk’s Ex-wife
James BaldwinJames Baldwin
02 August 1924, American
Novelist

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

Jordan BelfortJordan Belfort
09 July 1962, American
Author

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

Jamie Lee CurtisJamie Lee Curtis
22 November 1958, American
Actress, Author
J. R. R. TolkienJ. R. R. Tolkien
03 January 1892, British, South African
Writer

Jim MorrisonJim Morrison
08 December 1943, American
Singer-songwriter

Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews
01 October 1935, British
Actress
Jane AustenJane Austen
16 December 1775, British
Novelist

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

James PattersonJames Patterson
22 March 1947, American
Writer
J. D. SalingerJ. D. Salinger
01 January 1919, American
Writer

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

Janet McTeerJanet McTeer
05 August 1961, British
Actress
James JoyceJames Joyce
02 February 1882, Irish
Writer

Jill St. JohnJill St. John
19 August 1940, American
Actress
Jack KerouacJack Kerouac
12 March 1922, American
Novelist, Poet

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

Jill IrelandJill Ireland
24 April 1936, British, American
Actress
Jules VerneJules Verne
08 February 1828, French
Writer

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Jake TapperJake Tapper
12 March 1969, American
Journalist
Joe ScarboroughJoe Scarborough
09 April 1963, American
Former United States Representative

Jack LondonJack London
12 January 1876, American
Author

Janet MockJanet Mock
10 March 1983, American
Writer

John MiltonJohn Milton
09 December 1608, British
Poet, Polemicist, and Civil Servant for the
Joe BastianichJoe Bastianich
17 September 1968, American
Restaurateur
John KeatsJohn Keats
31 October 1795, British
Romantic poet

Joseph CampbellJoseph Campbell
26 March 1904, American
Writer

Jim CramerJim Cramer
10 February 1955, American
 

John J. PershingJohn J. Pershing
13 September 1860, American
US Army Officer During WW I
Jorge Luis BorgesJorge Luis Borges
24 August 1899, Argentinian
Poet

Joyce MeyerJoyce Meyer
04 June 1943, American
Author

Jacques DerridaJacques Derrida
15 July 1930, Algerian, French
Philosopher

Julie Nixon EisenhowerJulie Nixon Eisenhower
05 July 1948, American
Author

Jane AsherJane Asher
05 April 1946, British
Actress
James HerriotJames Herriot
03 October 1916, British
Writer

John RuskinJohn Ruskin
08 February 1819, British
Art Critic and Painter
Jonathan SwiftJonathan Swift
30 November 1667, Irish
Author and Satirist

James Weldon JohnsonJames Weldon Johnson
17 June 1871, American
Author

Jean-Paul MaratJean-Paul Marat
24 May 1743, Swiss, French
Physician
Julius EvolaJulius Evola
19 May 1898, Italian
Philosopher

Joyce Carol OatesJoyce Carol Oates
16 June 1938, American
Writer
Jill GascoineJill Gascoine
11 April 1937, British
Actress

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

Jay SilverheelsJay Silverheels
26 May 1912, Canadian
Actor

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

John CageJohn Cage
05 September 1912, American
Composer, Writer
Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
21 December 1926, American
American Football Player

Jared DiamondJared Diamond
10 September 1937, American
Scientist & Author

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

J. M. CoetzeeJ. M. Coetzee
09 February 1940, South African
Novelist, Author
Joe TorreJoe Torre
18 July 1940, American
Executive

John UpdikeJohn Updike
18 March 1932, American
 
John Philip SousaJohn Philip Sousa
06 November 1854, American
Conductor, Composer

Jhumpa LahiriJhumpa Lahiri
11 July 1967, British, American
Writer

Joe RanftJoe Ranft
13 March 1960, American
Screenwriter
John IrvingJohn Irving
02 March 1942, American
 

John BunyanJohn Bunyan
28 November 1628, British
Writer, Preacher
James RolfeJames Rolfe
10 July 1980, American
Actor, Internet Celebrity

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

James Fenimore CooperJames Fenimore Cooper
15 September 1789, American
Writer
Jacqueline WilsonJacqueline Wilson
17 December 1945, British
Novelist

John W. CampbellJohn W. Campbell
08 June 1910, American
Science Fiction Writer
John DrydenJohn Dryden
09 August 1631, British
poet

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

John DeanJohn Dean
14 October 1938, American
Author

John CheeverJohn Cheever
27 May 1912, American
Novelist & Short Story Writer
James DobsonJames Dobson
21 April 1936, American
Writer
José SaramagoJosé Saramago
16 November 1922, Portuguese
Writer

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

Jean GenetJean Genet
19 December 1910, French
Novelist

Joseph HellerJoseph Heller
01 May 1923, American
Novelist
Joe HillJoe Hill
04 June 1972, American
Novelists

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

Jeff MangumJeff Mangum
24 October 1970, American
Singer

Josh SchwartzJosh Schwartz
06 August 1976, American
Screenwriter

Jeff KinneyJeff Kinney
19 February 1971, American
Author, Cartoonist
John HerseyJohn Hersey
17 June 1914, American
American writer

Jerzy KosińskiJerzy Kosiński
14 June 1933, American
Novelist
Jack DunphyJack Dunphy
22 August 1914, American
Novelist

Joseph BrodskyJoseph Brodsky
24 May 1940, Russian
Essayist & Poet
John Greenleaf WhittierJohn Greenleaf Whittier
17 December 1807, American
Poet
John BergerJohn Berger
05 November 1926, British
Novelist