How Much Money Does J.R.R. Tolkien Make?

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  J.R.R. Tolkien earns $50,000,000 per year*

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$50,000,000 a year for J.R.R. Tolkien it means $4,166,667 per month, $1,041,667 per week or $208,333.33 per day! J.R.R. Tolkien, author of "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings," earns much more today than he did when he was alive.

I have been a fan of the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien since the late 1960s and have read his "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy, or more recently, watched the movies almost every year since I was 12. I felt like I had lost a family member when Tolkien passed away in 1973.

During his lifetime, Tolkien earned a humble to moderate income as a soldier and a professor, but it was as an author of high fantasy novels that he became wealthy enough to move to Bournemouth, a resort for the upper middle class, during his retirement.

Amazingly, Tolkien's income has continued to increase since his death due to the success and continued sales of his books, the subsequent movies and other product merchandising. Tolkien was recently named #5 on the list of Top-Earning Dead Celebrities published by Forbes.

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While it is too bad J.R.R. Tolkien and his wife Edith could not have personally enjoyed the $50,000,000 or so dollars every year that Tolkien has earned, it is comforting to know the "Lord of the Rings" and "Hobbit" books were already producing a sizable income for the Tolkiens during their retirement.

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Tolkien was a great writer

Tolkien was a great writer and scientist. He and his family deserves the money.

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