Top 20 Young Adult Author celebrities in England

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Young Adult Author celebrities [Updated February 6, 2023].

1. J.K. Rowling

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J.K. Rowling was born on July 31, 1965 in Yate, England.
She went from depending on welfare programs to becoming a millionaire within five years, and was ranked the 12th richest woman in the UK in 2008.

Salary 2020: $54 million

2. Holly Smale

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Holly Smale was born on December 7, 1981 in England.
Before rising to fame as a writer, she taught English classes in Japan.

3. Darren Shan

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Darren Shan was born on July 2, 1972 in London, England.
He published the first novel in his Zom-B young adult series in the fall of 2012.

4. Malorie Blackman

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Malorie Blackman was born on February 8, 1962 in London, England.
She uses the dystopian setting of her Noughts & Crosses series to explore themes of racism and violence.

5. Philip Pullman

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Philip Pullman was born on October 19, 1946 in England.
He published The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ, a controversial novel about the (re)imagined life of Christ. He was named one of the Fifty Greatest British Writers Since 1945 by The Times in 2008.

6. Chris Bradford

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Chris Bradford was born on June 23, 1973 in Aylesbury, England.
He also worked as a professional songwriter and authored several books on the work including Heart & Soul: Revealing the Craft of Songwriting and Crash Course Songwriting.

7. Tim Collins

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Tim Collins was born on April 1, 1960 in Manchester, England.
The Diary of a Wimpy Vampire book was the beginning of a series of novels involving the titular wimpy vampire. Other titles included Adventures of a Wimpy Werewolf: Hairy But Not Scary and The Wimpy Vampire Strikes Back.

8. Emma Chapman

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Emma Chapman was born on September 20, 1985 in England.
In July 2016, her second novel The Last Photograph was published. She co-founded the Your Editors editing business.

9. Daniel Tammet

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Daniel Tammet was born on January 31, 1979 in England.
He was featured in a documentary film called The Boy with the Incredible Brain.

10. Andy Briggs

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Andy Briggs was born on September 27, 1972 in England.
He penned a 2009 made-for-TV movie titled Rise of the Gargoyles.

11. Mal Peet

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Mal Peet was born on June 20, 1947 in England.
Several years prior to his death from cancer, Peet penned a a partially autobiographical work titled Life: An Exploded Diagram (2011).

12. Amy Alward

Amy Alward was born on March 24, 1986 in Kingston, England.
She is a passionate traveler and has been known to blog about her adventures on her self-titled website.

13. Mark Walden

Mark Walden was born on October 3, 1972 in England.
Before he began writing, he worked as a video game designer and created games for the Sony Playstation.

14. Kevin Brooks

Kevin Brooks was born on March 30, 1959 in England.
His 2009 book Killing God was given the more innocuous title of Dawn when it was released in the United States.

15. Angie Sage

Angie Sage was born on June 20, 1952 in England.
She is also the author of the Araminta Spookie series.

16. Gideon Defoe

Gideon Defoe was born on June 4, 1975 in England.
He was nominated for an Annie Award in 2012. The Pirates! in an Adventure with Scientists was adapted into a stop-motion film that was nominated for a Academy Award in 2013.

17. Linda Newbery

Linda Newbery was born on August 12, 1952 in England.
She taught for the Arvon Foundation, a non-profit organization devoted to the promotion of creative writing.

18. Louise Mensch

Louise Mensch was born on June 28, 1971 in England.
After retiring from politics, she pursued a career as a journalist, writing for both The Sun and The Times.

19. Narinder Dhami

Narinder Dhami was born on November 15, 1958 in England.
Her more than two hundred books include The Beautiful Game series and the Babes books.

20. Richmal Crompton

Richmal Crompton was born on November 15, 1890 in England.
She was active in the Women's Suffrage movement of the early 20th Century.