J.K. Rowling had a complete life change as her series took off in the late 1990’s, and within five years she went from living on government assistance to being a millionaire hundreds of times over. Through all of this J.K. Rowling has remained true to herself, and has not let her public influence and celebrity get the better of her. When she was named Time magazine runner up for person of the year in 2007, not only was her literary work celebrated, but her political, social and moral accomplishments, along with her inspiring nature to her many fans.
Not only has J.K. Rowling made large strides for women in the literary and business worlds, but she is also known for her great philanthropic efforts. In 2000 Rowling created the Volant Charitable Trust, which uses its annual budget of £5.1 million to aid