Let’s be honest, it’s not that often we hear news about our most revered celebrities actually going out and give a huge chunk of their fortunes to charity. Although many do, it’s unheard of that one should give up their unique status as a billionaire in exchange for the one of millionaire.
“You have a moral responsibility when you’ve been given far more than you need, to do wise things with it and give intelligently.”
These are the words of the first female billionaire novelist J.K Rowling, and it is she who has made it from the Forbes rich list to the Forbes ‘Billionaire Drop-offs’ list due to Britain’s high taxes and Rowling’s own generous philosophy.
In addition to this, the scribe has also founded Lumos; a charity driven to help children in Eastern Europe who are disadvantaged and/or institutionalised.
It is estimated that the mastermind behind everything Harry Potter has given away $160 …