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, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jordan Belfort 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

Jamie Lee CurtisJamie Lee Curtis
22 November 1958, American
Actress, Author

Jordan BelfortJordan Belfort
09 July 1962, American
Author

J. K. RowlingJ. K. Rowling
31 July 1965, British
Author
Jim MorrisonJim Morrison
08 December 1943, American
Singer, Lyricist, Poet, Musician, Filmmaker

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
Joan CollinsJoan Collins
23 May 1933, British
Actress & Author

Jean-Jacques RousseauJean-Jacques Rousseau
28 June 1712, Swiss, French
Philosopher, Writer, & Composer
John LeguizamoJohn Leguizamo
22 July 1964, Colombian, American
Actor, Stand-up Comedian

John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck
27 February 1902, American
Author

Joan RiversJoan Rivers
08 June 1933, American
Actress
James BaldwinJames Baldwin
02 August 1924, American
Novelist

Johann Wolfgang von GoetheJohann Wolfgang von Goethe
28 August 1749, German
Poet
J. D. SalingerJ. D. Salinger
01 January 1919, American
Writer

Jack KerouacJack Kerouac
12 March 1922, American
Novelist, Poet

James JoyceJames Joyce
02 February 1882, Irish
Writer
Justine MuskJustine Musk
02 September 1972, Canadian
Author, Elon Musk’s Ex-wife

Joss WhedonJoss Whedon
23 June 1964, American
Screenwriter, Director & Producer
Jill IrelandJill Ireland
24 April 1936, British, American
Actress

Jules VerneJules Verne
08 February 1828, French
Writer

John KeatsJohn Keats
31 October 1795, British
Romantic poet

Joel McHaleJoel McHale
20 November 1971, Italian, American
Comedian, Actor
John MiltonJohn Milton
09 December 1608, British
Poet, Polemicist, and Civil Servant for the
John GrishamJohn Grisham
08 February 1955, American
American writer

Jack LondonJack London
12 January 1876, American
Author

Jorge Luis BorgesJorge Luis Borges
24 August 1899, Argentinian
Poet

Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
21 December 1926, American
American Football Player
James PattersonJames Patterson
22 March 1947, American
Writer

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

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

Joyce MeyerJoyce Meyer
04 June 1943, American
Author

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

Jacques DerridaJacques Derrida
15 July 1930, Algerian, French
Philosopher
Jack WelchJack Welch
19 November 1935, American
Former Chairman & CEO of General Electric

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

Jane AsherJane Asher
05 April 1946, British
Actress
John DonneJohn Donne
22 January 1572, British
Poet, lawyer, satirist

Joe TorreJoe Torre
18 July 1940, American
Executive
Julie Nixon EisenhowerJulie Nixon Eisenhower
05 July 1948, American
Author

Joyce Carol OatesJoyce Carol Oates
16 June 1938, American
Writer

John CageJohn Cage
05 September 1912, American
Composer, Writer

Jay SilverheelsJay Silverheels
26 May 1912, Canadian
Actor

Jake TapperJake Tapper
12 March 1969, American
Journalist
Jim CramerJim Cramer
10 February 1955, American
 

Janet McTeerJanet McTeer
05 August 1961, British
Actress

John DeanJohn Dean
14 October 1938, American
Author

Jared DiamondJared Diamond
10 September 1937, American
Scientist & Author
Jean CocteauJean Cocteau
05 July 1889, French
Novelist, Poet, Artist & Filmmaker

John UpdikeJohn Updike
18 March 1932, American
 
Jhumpa LahiriJhumpa Lahiri
11 July 1967, British, American
Writer

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

John Philip SousaJohn Philip Sousa
06 November 1854, American
Conductor, Composer
James RolfeJames Rolfe
10 July 1980, American
Actor, Internet Celebrity

John DrydenJohn Dryden
09 August 1631, British
poet
J. M. CoetzeeJ. M. Coetzee
09 February 1940, South African
Novelist, Author

John BunyanJohn Bunyan
28 November 1628, British
Writer, Preacher

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

Joseph HellerJoseph Heller
01 May 1923, American
Novelist
John IrvingJohn Irving
02 March 1942, American
 

Jerzy KosińskiJerzy Kosiński
14 June 1933, American
Novelist

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

James A. MichenerJames A. Michener
03 February 1907, American
 
James DobsonJames Dobson
21 April 1936, American
Writer
John W. CampbellJohn W. Campbell
08 June 1910, American
Science Fiction Writer

Jose RizalJose Rizal
19 June 1861, Filipino
 

Jeff MangumJeff Mangum
24 October 1970, American
Singer

José SaramagoJosé Saramago
16 November 1922, Portuguese
Writer
Josh SchwartzJosh Schwartz
06 August 1976, American
Screenwriter

Herbert Jackson Youngblood, IIIJack Youngblood
26 January 1950, American
American Football Player

Jacqueline WilsonJacqueline Wilson
17 December 1945, British
Novelist

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

Joseph L. MankiewiczJoseph L. Mankiewicz
11 February 1909, American
Writer, Director, Producer
Jill GascoineJill Gascoine
11 April 1937, British
Actress

Jerome K. JeromeJerome K. Jerome
02 May 1859, British
Writer
Joseph AddisonJoseph Addison
01 May 1672, British
Essayist & Poet

John GreenJohn Green
24 August 1977, American
Author, Vlogger

John BergerJohn Berger
05 November 1926, British
Novelist
JuvenalJuvenal
0055 AD, Italian
Poet

Joseph BrodskyJoseph Brodsky
24 May 1940, Russian
Essayist & Poet
Jamaica KincaidJamaica Kincaid
25 May 1949, American
Novelist

John GalsworthyJohn Galsworthy
14 August 1867, American
Nobel Laureate in Literature

John ClareJohn Clare
13 July 1793, British
English poet

James Weldon JohnsonJames Weldon Johnson
17 June 1871, American
Author
John FowlesJohn Fowles
31 March 1926, British
Writer & Teacher

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
John HerseyJohn Hersey
17 June 1914, American
American writer

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