E.L. James Poster


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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 7 March 1963London, England, UK
Birth NameErika Mitchell

Mini Bio (1)

E.L. James was born on March 7, 1963 in London, England as Erika Mitchell. She is known for her work on Fifty Shades of Grey (2015), Have I Got News for You (1990) and There's Only One Madonna (2001). She has been married to Niall Leonard since 1987. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

Niall Leonard (1987 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (4)

Born to a Chilean mother and Scottish father (a BBC cameraman), she is a former production manager turned author of S&M romances.
Erika is the author of the twilight fan fiction story Master of the Universe published on fanfiction.net and her own blog between 2009-2011. This story was penned under the name Snowsqueen Icedragon. This story was later turned into the New York Times Bestselling trilogy Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed, published in 2011 and 2012. This was penned under the name E L James.
Her book "Fifty Shades Of Grey" is the fastest selling paperback novel of all time.
She did not start writing until she was 45 years old.

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