Top 100 Richest Authors

#1
Sun Myung Moon Net Worth

Sun Myung Moon Net Worth

Religious Leader
Net Worth $900 Million

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#2
J. R. R. Tolkien Net Worth

J. R. R. Tolkien Net Worth

Author, Writer, Poet, Philologist
Net Worth $500 Million

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#3
Paulo Coelho Net Worth

Paulo Coelho Net Worth

Writer, Lyricist, Author, Novelist, Musician, Actor, Journalist, Theatre Director
Net Worth $500 Million

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#4
Stephen King Net Worth

Stephen King Net Worth

Writer, Screenwriter, Television producer, Actor, Columnist, Film director, Novelist
Net Worth $400 Million

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#5
Danielle Steel Net Worth

Danielle Steel Net Worth

Novelist, Writer, Author
Net Worth $375 Million

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#6
James Patterson Net Worth

James Patterson Net Worth

Novelist, Author, Film Producer, Television producer
Net Worth $350 Million

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#7
Pleasant Rowland Net Worth

Pleasant Rowland Net Worth

Entrepreneur, Writer, Businessperson
Net Worth $300 Million

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#8
Barbara Taylor Bradford Net Worth

Barbara Taylor Bradford Net Worth

Novelist
Net Worth $300 Million

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#9
Tom Clancy Net Worth

Tom Clancy Net Worth

Writer, Novelist, Author, Film Producer
Net Worth $300 Million

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#10
John Grisham Net Worth

John Grisham Net Worth

Lawyer, Writer, Novelist, Author, Actor, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Television producer
Net Worth $200 Million

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#11
Allison Dubois Net Worth

Allison Dubois Net Worth

Writer
Net Worth $200 Million

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#12
Jeffrey Archer Net Worth

Jeffrey Archer Net Worth

Novelist, Author, Politician, Playwright, Writer
Net Worth $200 Million

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#13
R. L. Stine Net Worth

R. L. Stine Net Worth

Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Television producer, Film Editor, Actor
Net Worth $200 Million

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#14
Jackie Collins Net Worth

Jackie Collins Net Worth

Writer, Film Producer, Actor, Author, Screenwriter
Net Worth $180 Million

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#15
Michael Crichton Net Worth

Michael Crichton Net Worth

Author, Film Producer, Film director, Screenwriter, Television producer
Net Worth $175 Million

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#16
Thomas Edison Net Worth

Thomas Edison Net Worth

Inventor, Entrepreneur, Scientist, Businessperson, Film Producer, Film director
Net Worth $170 Million

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#17
David Oyedepo Net Worth

David Oyedepo Net Worth

Author, Pastor
Net Worth $150 Million

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#18
Nora Roberts Net Worth

Nora Roberts Net Worth

Writer, Novelist, Author
Net Worth $150 Million

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#19
Dean Koontz Net Worth

Dean Koontz Net Worth

Novelist, Writer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Poet
Net Worth $145 Million

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#20
Stephenie Meyer Net Worth

Stephenie Meyer Net Worth

Author, Film Producer, Writer, Novelist, Actor
Net Worth $125 Million

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#21
Dan Brown Net Worth

Dan Brown Net Worth

Novelist, Writer, Actor
Net Worth $120 Million

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#22
Mary Higgins Clark Net Worth

Mary Higgins Clark Net Worth

Writer, Novelist, Author
Net Worth $110 Million

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#23
Paul Mckenna Net Worth

Paul Mckenna Net Worth

Writer
Net Worth $100 Million

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#24
Bill Watterson Net Worth

Bill Watterson Net Worth

Cartoonist
Net Worth $100 Million

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#25
Grant Cardone Net Worth

Grant Cardone Net Worth

Actor, Entrepreneur, Presenter, Writer, Radio personality, Salesman
Net Worth $100 Million

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#26
Janet Evanovich Net Worth

Janet Evanovich Net Worth

Writer, Novelist, Author
Net Worth $100 Million

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#27
Jim Cramer Net Worth

Jim Cramer Net Worth

Journalist, Businessperson, Presenter, Lawyer, Commentator, Investor, Author, TV Personality, Actor
Net Worth $100 Million

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#28
Aaron Sorkin Net Worth

Aaron Sorkin Net Worth

Screenwriter, Television producer, Playwright, Script doctor, Actor
Net Worth $80 Million

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#29
Clive Cussler Net Worth

Clive Cussler Net Worth

Novelist, Author, Maritime Archaeologist
Net Worth $80 Million

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#30
Dr. Seuss Net Worth

Dr. Seuss Net Worth

Writer, Animator, Cartoonist, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Poet, Songwriter, Artist, Illustrator, Visual Artist
Net Worth $75 Million

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#31
Suzanne Collins Net Worth

Suzanne Collins Net Worth

Writer, Author, Screenwriter
Net Worth $70 Million

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#32
Gary Larson Net Worth

Gary Larson Net Worth

Cartoonist
Net Worth $70 Million

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#33
Meg Cabot Net Worth

Meg Cabot Net Worth

Novelist, Writer, Author
Net Worth $70 Million

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#34
Tom Brokaw Net Worth

Tom Brokaw Net Worth

Journalist, Writer, Author, Screenwriter, Presenter
Net Worth $70 Million

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#35
Alan Macfarlane Net Worth

Alan Macfarlane Net Worth

Author
Net Worth $60 Million

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#36
Eric Carle Net Worth

Eric Carle Net Worth

Children’s book illustrator, Children’s book author, Author, Illustrator, Screenwriter, Writer
Net Worth $60 Million

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#37
Wendy Williams Net Worth

Wendy Williams Net Worth

Journalist, Author, Radio personality, TV Personality, Presenter, Actor, Film Producer
Net Worth $60 Million

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#38
Dave Ramsey Net Worth

Dave Ramsey Net Worth

Motivational speaker, Author, Radio personality, Financial adviser
Net Worth $55 Million

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#39
Mort Walker Net Worth

Mort Walker Net Worth

Comic Strip Creator
Net Worth $50 Million

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#40
Chris Oyakhilome Net Worth

Chris Oyakhilome Net Worth

Televangelist, Author, Preacher, Pastor
Net Worth $50 Million

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#41
Carole Radziwill Net Worth

Carole Radziwill Net Worth

Author, Journalist
Net Worth $50 Million

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#42
Albert Uderzo Net Worth

Albert Uderzo Net Worth

Cartoonist, Illustrator, Artist, Screenwriter, Film Director
Net Worth $50 Million

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#43
Chetan Bhagat Net Worth

Chetan Bhagat Net Worth

Writer, Banker, Screenwriter, Author, Motivational speaker, Columnist
Net Worth $50 Million

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#44
Anne Rice Net Worth

Anne Rice Net Worth

Writer, Novelist, Author
Net Worth $50 Million

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#45
Cindy Adams Net Worth

Cindy Adams Net Worth

Writer, Gossip columnist, Biographer, Memoirist, Journalist
Net Worth $50 Million

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#46
Stieg Larsson Net Worth

Stieg Larsson Net Worth

Writer, Journalist, Crime writer
Net Worth $50 Million

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#47
Stan Lee Net Worth

Stan Lee Net Worth

Writer, Publisher, Film Producer, Television producer, Actor, Voice Actor, Comic Book Creator, Television Show Host, Screenwriter, Editor
Net Worth $50 Million

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#48
Ken Follett Net Worth

Ken Follett Net Worth

Novelist, Author, Writer, Film Producer, Actor
Net Worth $45 Million

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#49
David Baldacci Net Worth

David Baldacci Net Worth

Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Author
Net Worth $45 Million

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#50
Akira Toriyama Net Worth

Akira Toriyama Net Worth

Mangaka, Designer, Game artist, Writer, Art Director
Net Worth $45 Million

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#51
Garry Trudeau Net Worth

Garry Trudeau Net Worth

Cartoonist, Screenwriter, Television producer
Net Worth $40 Million

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#52
Robin Mcgraw Net Worth

Robin Mcgraw Net Worth

Author, Actor
Net Worth $40 Million

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#53
Candace Bushnell Net Worth

Candace Bushnell Net Worth

Screenwriter, Film Producer, Author, Television producer, Writer
Net Worth $40 Million

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#54
Jeff Kinney Net Worth

Jeff Kinney Net Worth

Author, Cartoonist, Actor, Writer, Film Producer, Game designer
Net Worth $40 Million

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#55
Terry Pratchett Net Worth

Terry Pratchett Net Worth

Author, Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer
Net Worth $40 Million

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#56
Jonathan Kellerman Net Worth

Jonathan Kellerman Net Worth

Novelist, Author, Film Producer, Television producer
Net Worth $40 Million

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#57
Terry Mcmillan Net Worth

Terry Mcmillan Net Worth

Writer, Novelist, Author
Net Worth $40 Million

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#58
Harper Lee Net Worth

Harper Lee Net Worth

Writer, Novelist, Author
Net Worth $35 Million

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#59
Jon Krakauer Net Worth

Jon Krakauer Net Worth

Journalist, Author, Writer, Mountaineer
Net Worth $35 Million

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#60
Cormac Mccarthy Net Worth

Cormac Mccarthy Net Worth

Writer, Novelist, Playwright, Screenwriter
Net Worth $35 Million

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#61
Veronica Roth Net Worth

Veronica Roth Net Worth

Author
Net Worth $30 Million

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#62
Erich von Däniken Net Worth

Erich von Däniken Net Worth

Author, Writer
Net Worth $30 Million

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#63
Ray Bradbury Net Worth

Ray Bradbury Net Worth

Writer, Screenwriter, Author, Actor
Net Worth $30 Million

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#64
Malcolm Gladwell Net Worth

Malcolm Gladwell Net Worth

Writer, Journalist, Author, Screenwriter
Net Worth $30 Million

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#65
Rick Riordan Net Worth

Rick Riordan Net Worth

Writer, Novelist, Author, Teacher
Net Worth $30 Million

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#66
Jayne Ann Krentz Net Worth

Jayne Ann Krentz Net Worth

Novelist, Writer, Author
Net Worth $30 Million

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#67
Nicholas Sparks Net Worth

Nicholas Sparks Net Worth

Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist, Film Producer
Net Worth $30 Million

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#68
Joan Lunden Net Worth

Joan Lunden Net Worth

Journalist, TV Journalist, Actor, Screenwriter, Author, Newscaster
Net Worth $25 Million

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#69
Joyce Meyer Net Worth

Joyce Meyer Net Worth

Author, Writer, Televangelist, Businessperson, Teacher, Preacher
Net Worth $25 Million

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#70
Leigh Anne Tuohy Net Worth

Leigh Anne Tuohy Net Worth

Businessperson
Net Worth $25 Million

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#71
Cecily Von Ziegesar Net Worth

Cecily Von Ziegesar Net Worth

Novelist, Author
Net Worth $25 Million

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#72
Jack Canfield Net Worth

Jack Canfield Net Worth

Writer, Author
Net Worth $25 Million

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#73
Elizabeth Gilbert Net Worth

Elizabeth Gilbert Net Worth

Writer, Novelist, Journalist, Author, Essayist, Biographer, Memoirist
Net Worth $25 Million

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#74
Harlan Coben Net Worth

Harlan Coben Net Worth

Writer, Novelist, Author
Net Worth $25 Million

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#75
Nelson Demille Net Worth

Nelson Demille Net Worth

Novelist
Net Worth $25 Million

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#76
Toni Morrison Net Worth

Toni Morrison Net Worth

Writer, Novelist, Editor, Professor, Poet
Net Worth $24 Million

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#77
Joe Moglia Net Worth

Joe Moglia Net Worth

Writer, Businessperson, Coach, American Football coach
Net Worth $24 Million

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#78
Nick Hornby Net Worth

Nick Hornby Net Worth

Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer, Film Producer, Lyricist, Essayist, Editor
Net Worth $22 Million

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#79
Judge Mathis Net Worth

Judge Mathis Net Worth

Judge, Actor, Writer, Presenter
Net Worth $20 Million

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#80
Jonathan Nolan Net Worth

Jonathan Nolan Net Worth

Screenwriter, Film Producer, Author, Television Director, Actor, Television producer
Net Worth $20 Million

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#81
Astrid Lindgren Net Worth

Astrid Lindgren Net Worth

Writer, Screenwriter, Children’s book author
Net Worth $20 Million

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#82
Brad Meltzer Net Worth

Brad Meltzer Net Worth

Cartoonist, Writer, Author
Net Worth $20 Million

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#83
Maurice Sendak Net Worth

Maurice Sendak Net Worth

Writer, Illustrator, Artist, Author, Television producer, Film Producer, Production Designer, Visual Artist
Net Worth $20 Million

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#84
Pattie Mallette Net Worth

Pattie Mallette Net Worth

Author, Film Producer
Net Worth $20 Million

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#85
Masashi Kishimoto Net Worth

Masashi Kishimoto Net Worth

Mangaka, Screenwriter, Television producer, Film Producer
Net Worth $20 Million

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#86
Brad Falchuk Net Worth

Brad Falchuk Net Worth

Screenwriter, Television Director, Television producer
Net Worth $20 Million

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#87
Kevin Eastman Net Worth

Kevin Eastman Net Worth

Screenwriter, Actor, Film Producer, Cartoonist
Net Worth $20 Million

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#88
Anne Mccaffrey Net Worth

Anne Mccaffrey Net Worth

Writer, Author, Novelist
Net Worth $20 Million

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#89
Leeza Gibbons Net Worth

Leeza Gibbons Net Worth

Presenter, Actor, Television producer
Net Worth $20 Million

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#90
Annabelle Neilson Net Worth

Annabelle Neilson Net Worth

Author, Model
Net Worth $20 Million

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#91
Martin Handford Net Worth

Martin Handford Net Worth

Author
Net Worth $20 Million

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#92
Paul Auster Net Worth

Paul Auster Net Worth

Writer, Screenwriter, Poet, Film director, Critic, Editor, Translator
Net Worth $20 Million

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#93
Robert Crumb Net Worth

Robert Crumb Net Worth

Writer, Cartoonist, Novelist, Artist, Musician, Visual Artist, Music artist
Net Worth $20 Million

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#94
Ruth Rendell Net Worth

Ruth Rendell Net Worth

Politician, Novelist, Crime writer
Net Worth $20 Million

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#95
Wayne Dyer Net Worth

Wayne Dyer Net Worth

Writer, Psychologist, Teacher, Author
Net Worth $20 Million

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#96
Marian Keyes Net Worth

Marian Keyes Net Worth

Novelist, Writer, Author
Net Worth $20 Million

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#97
Max Brooks Net Worth

Max Brooks Net Worth

Writer, Screenwriter, Actor, Author, Voice Actor
Net Worth $20 Million

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#98
David Chilton Net Worth

David Chilton Net Worth

Businessperson
Net Worth $20 Million

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#99
Padma Lakshmi Net Worth

Padma Lakshmi Net Worth

Model, Actor, Author
Net Worth $20 Million

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#100
Joe Eszterhas Net Worth

Joe Eszterhas Net Worth

Screenwriter, Writer, Film Producer, Journalist
Net Worth $18 Million

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  • Smack

    Ummm…. JK Rowing??

    • Andrea Ligios

      Exactly… 1bn$ net worth, she should be at #1, is not even listed instead. Bah…

    • Does she not at least deserve enough respect from you to spell her name correctly?

      • Alfred Dunn

        Are you her agent?