Writers Whose First Name Starts With J

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

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Joss Whedon

Joss Whedon
Famous As: Screenwriter, Director & Producer
Birthdate: June 23, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 2 John Krasinski

John Krasinski
Famous As: Actor, Director, Screenwriter
Birthdate: October 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 3 Jordan Belfort

Jordan Belfort
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: July 9, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 4 J. R. R. Tolkien

J. R. R. Tolkien
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 3, 1892
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British, South African
Died: September 2, 1973

 5 J. K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: July 31, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 6 Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: July 3, 1971
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 7 Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie Lee Curtis
Famous As: Actress, Author
Birthdate: November 22, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 8 Justine Musk

Justine Musk
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Author, Elon Musk’s Ex-wife
Birthdate: September 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Canadian

 9 Jane Austen

Jane Austen
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: December 16, 1775
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: British
Died: July 18, 1817
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 10 James Baldwin

James Baldwin
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: August 2, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: December 1, 1987

 11 John Cleese

John Cleese
Famous As: Actor & Comedian
Birthdate: October 27, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 12 Jonah Falcon

Jonah Falcon
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 13 Jamal Khashoggi

Jamal Khashoggi
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: October 13, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Saudi Arabian
Died: October 2, 2018

 14 Joel McHale

Joel McHale
Famous As: Comedian, Actor
Birthdate: November 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Italian, American
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 15 Jim Steinman

Jim Steinman
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: November 1, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 16 Jennifer Esposito

Jennifer Esposito
Famous As: Actress, Ex-Wife of Bradley Cooper
Birthdate: April 11, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 17 Jose Rizal

Jose Rizal
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 19, 1861
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Filipino
Died: December 30, 1896

 18 Jenny Slate

Jenny Slate
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 25, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 19 Jon Lovett

Jon Lovett
Famous As: Podcaster
Birthdate: August 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 20 Jewel

Jewel
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: May 23, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 21 Jack Unterweger

Jack Unterweger
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: writer, serial killer
Birthdate: August 16, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Austrian
Died: June 29, 1994

 22 John Hughes

John Hughes
Famous As: Filmmaker
Birthdate: February 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: August 6, 2009

 23 Jocko Willink

Jocko Willink
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: September 8, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 24 James Herriot

James Herriot
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 3, 1916
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British
Died: February 23, 1995

 25 John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: February 27, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: December 20, 1968

 26 Joan Collins

Joan Collins
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 23, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: British
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 27 Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 8, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: September 4, 2014
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 28 J. D. Salinger

J. D. Salinger
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 1, 1919
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: January 27, 2010

 29 Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist, Poet
Birthdate: March 12, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: October 21, 1969

 30 Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Famous As: Philosopher, Writer, & Composer
Birthdate: June 28, 1712
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Swiss, French
Died: July 2, 1778

 31 John Leguizamo

John Leguizamo
Famous As: Actor, Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: July 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Colombian, American
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 32 Jensen Karp

Jensen Karp
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 8, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 33 Jed Mercurio

Jed Mercurio
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 1966 AD
Nationality: British

 34 James Joyce

James Joyce
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 2, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Irish
Died: January 13, 1941

 35 Jane Hawking

Jane Hawking
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 29, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British

 36 John Keats

John Keats
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Romantic poet
Birthdate: October 31, 1795
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British
Died: February 23, 1821

 37 John Green

John Green
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author, Vlogger
Birthdate: August 24, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 38 John Le Carré

John Le Carré
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: October 19, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British

 39 John Grisham

John Grisham
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: American writer
Birthdate: February 8, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 40 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: August 28, 1749
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: German
Died: March 22, 1832

 41 James Avery

James Avery
Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: November 27, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: December 31, 2013
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 42 Jules Verne

Jules Verne
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 8, 1828
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: French
Died: March 24, 1905

 43 Jack London

Jack London
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: January 12, 1876
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: November 22, 1916

 44 Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 3, 1857
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Polish, Ukrainian, British
Died: August 3, 1924

 45 Jill Ireland

Jill Ireland
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 24, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British, American
Died: May 18, 1990
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 46 Joan Didion

Joan Didion
Listed In:
Famous As: Screenwriter, Novelist, Journalist, Writer, Essayist
Birthdate: December 5, 1934
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 47 John Barrowman

John Barrowman
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: British, American
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 48 John Milton

John Milton
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Polemicist, and Civil Servant for the Commonwealth of England.
Birthdate: December 9, 1608
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: British
Died: November 8, 1674

 49 James Doohan

James Doohan
Famous As: Screenwriter, Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Novelist, Science fiction writer
Birthdate: March 3, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Canadian
Died: July 20, 2005
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 50 Joe Scarborough

Joe Scarborough
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Former United States Representative
Birthdate: April 9, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)