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  JK Rowling is richer than the Queen!
Updated 27 April 2003, 10.53

She's the queen of the Potter books and now JK Rowling is actually richer than the Queen herself, thanks to Harry.

She takes the number 122 spot, a whole 11 places above the Queen, in the Sunday Times Rich List - a yearly chart of Britain and the world's richest people.

And in the last two years, JK has actually quadrupled the amount of dosh she gets from the books, toys and everything else Potter-related!

She is now the wealthiest lady in showbiz, with a piggy bank worth about 280 million.

Billions!

You'd think he could afford a shirt!
You'd think he could afford a shirt!

But JK has some way to go before she beats the richest person in the country.

That place is taken by the Duke of Westminster who has a whopping 4.9 billion!

In the separate sporting list, it's no surprise to hear England skipper David Beckham takes the top spot with a glittering 50 million.

Closely behind him in second is boxer Prince Naseem Hamed with 30 million.

And Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne hit number nine in the separate showbiz list with 85m, thanks to their massive hit MTV show.

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