Writers Whose First Name Starts With J

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

Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews
01 October 1935, British
Actress
John KrasinskiJohn Krasinski
20 October 1979, American
Actor, Director, Screenwriter

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

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

Jordan BelfortJordan Belfort
09 July 1962, American
Author

J. R. R. TolkienJ. R. R. Tolkien
03 January 1892, British, South African
Writer
Jim MorrisonJim Morrison
08 December 1943, American
Singer, Lyricist, Poet, Musician, Filmmaker

Jane AustenJane Austen
16 December 1775, British
Novelist

John CleeseJohn Cleese
27 October 1939, British
Actor & Comedian

Jennifer EspositoJennifer Esposito
11 April 1973, American
Actress, Ex-Wife of Bradley Cooper
Jean-Jacques RousseauJean-Jacques Rousseau
28 June 1712, Swiss, French
Philosopher, Writer, & Composer

Joan CollinsJoan Collins
23 May 1933, British
Actress & Author
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
Johann Wolfgang von GoetheJohann Wolfgang von Goethe
28 August 1749, German
Poet

James BaldwinJames Baldwin
02 August 1924, American
Novelist
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

John GrishamJohn Grisham
08 February 1955, American
American writer
John KeatsJohn Keats
31 October 1795, British
Romantic poet

Jack LondonJack London
12 January 1876, American
Author

Jill IrelandJill Ireland
24 April 1936, British, American
Actress

Jules VerneJules Verne
08 February 1828, French
Writer
John MiltonJohn Milton
09 December 1608, British
Poet, Polemicist, and Civil Servant for the
Joss WhedonJoss Whedon
23 June 1964, American
Screenwriter, Director & Producer

Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
21 December 1926, American
American Football Player

John DeanJohn Dean
14 October 1938, American
Author

Joel McHaleJoel McHale
20 November 1971, Italian, American
Comedian, Actor
Joseph CampbellJoseph Campbell
26 March 1904, American
Writer

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

Jorge Luis BorgesJorge Luis Borges
24 August 1899, Argentinian
Poet

James PattersonJames Patterson
22 March 1947, American
Writer

Jill St. JohnJill St. John
19 August 1940, American
Actress
Jonathan SwiftJonathan Swift
30 November 1667, Irish
Author and Satirist

John J. PershingJohn J. Pershing
13 September 1860, American
US Army Officer During WW I
Jacques DerridaJacques Derrida
15 July 1930, Algerian, French
Philosopher

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

Joyce MeyerJoyce Meyer
04 June 1943, American
Author
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

Joyce Carol OatesJoyce Carol Oates
16 June 1938, American
Writer

Joe TorreJoe Torre
18 July 1940, American
Executive

John CageJohn Cage
05 September 1912, American
Composer, Writer

Jean-Paul MaratJean-Paul Marat
24 May 1743, Swiss, French
Physician
Julie Nixon EisenhowerJulie Nixon Eisenhower
05 July 1948, American
Author

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

Jay SilverheelsJay Silverheels
26 May 1912, Canadian
Actor

Jake TapperJake Tapper
12 March 1969, American
Journalist
Janet McTeerJanet McTeer
05 August 1961, British
Actress

Jared DiamondJared Diamond
10 September 1937, American
Scientist & Author
Jim CramerJim Cramer
10 February 1955, American
 

Julius EvolaJulius Evola
19 May 1898, Italian
Philosopher

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

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

John IrvingJohn Irving
02 March 1942, American
 

James HerriotJames Herriot
03 October 1916, British
Writer
John DrydenJohn Dryden
09 August 1631, British
poet

James Fenimore CooperJames Fenimore Cooper
15 September 1789, 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 RolfeJames Rolfe
10 July 1980, American
Actor, Internet Celebrity
Jane JacobsJane Jacobs
04 May 1916, Canadian
Journalist, Author, Activist
J. B. PriestleyJ. B. Priestley
13 September 1894, British
Novelist and Playwright

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

Joseph HellerJoseph Heller
01 May 1923, American
Novelist

José SaramagoJosé Saramago
16 November 1922, Portuguese
Writer
James DobsonJames Dobson
21 April 1936, American
Writer

Jeff MangumJeff Mangum
24 October 1970, American
Singer

Josh SchwartzJosh Schwartz
06 August 1976, American
Screenwriter

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

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

Junot DíazJunot Díaz
31 December 1968, Dominican, American
Writer
John CheeverJohn Cheever
27 May 1912, American
Novelist & Short Story Writer

Jacqueline WilsonJacqueline Wilson
17 December 1945, British
Novelist

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

John GreenJohn Green
24 August 1977, American
Author, Vlogger
Joseph BrodskyJoseph Brodsky
24 May 1940, Russian
Essayist & Poet

John BergerJohn Berger
05 November 1926, British
Novelist

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

JuvenalJuvenal
0055 AD, Italian
Poet
Jerzy KosińskiJerzy Kosiński
14 June 1933, American
Novelist

Jamaica KincaidJamaica Kincaid
25 May 1949, American
Novelist
James Weldon JohnsonJames Weldon Johnson
17 June 1871, American
Author

John Greenleaf WhittierJohn Greenleaf Whittier
17 December 1807, American
Poet
John FowlesJohn Fowles
31 March 1926, British
Writer & Teacher

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