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Danielle Steel – £301 million

Danielle Steel - Stephen King - Top ten earning authors
Danielle Steel – Top ten earning authors

Danielle Steel is currently the best selling author alive and the fourth bestselling author of all time, with over 800 million copies sold!

Danielle has produced several books a year throughout her career and often juggles up to five writing projects at once. All her novels have been bestsellers, including the hardback versions.