JK Rowling’s eldest daughter Jessica ‘engaged and planning wedding’

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JK Rowling's eldest daughter is reportedly engaged.

Jessica Rowling Avantes is said to be tying the knot, but the Harry Potter author is keeping the details of the wedding planning under wraps, the Daily Mail reports.

Aa rep for JK Rowling declined to comment when contacted by the Mirror.

Jessica, 27, is Rowling's eldest child, who she shares with her first husband, former TV journalist Jorge Arante.

Rowling, 55, has often told the story of how Jessica was just a baby sleeping in her pram while the writer would work on the first Harry Potter book in Edinburgh coffee shops.

JK Rowling's eldest daughter is reportedly engaged
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Rowling had split up with Avantes when Jessica was just a few months old.

The former couple had met when Rowling moved Portugal to speak English and their relationship ended in 1993.

She told The Times: "Obviously, you do not leave a marriage after that very short period of time unless there are serious problems.

"I'm not the kind of person who bales out without there being serious problems.

Jessica Rowling Avantes is said to be tying the knot
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"My relationship before that lasted seven years. I'm a long-term girl. And I had a baby with this man. But it didn't work. And it was clear to me that it was time to go, and so I went.

"I never regretted it."

She has admitted that she struggled with money as a single mum and was as "poor as it is possible to be in modern Britain, without being homeless."

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After the huge success of her books, Rowling was named the world's first billionaire author by Forbes.

The first book in the series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, was published in 1997.

The second book, the Chamber of Secrets, came out the following year, and the third book, the Prisoner of Azkaban, came out in 1999.

In 2001, the first Harry Potter film was released starring Daniel Radcliffe in the title role.

Rowling with her second husband Neil Murray
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That same year Rowling married her second husband, Neil Murray, a Scottish doctor.

They have two children: David, 18, and 16-year-old Mackenzie.

Rowling has also released several other books outside of the Harry Potter series, including children's book The Ickabog and adult novel The Casual Vacancy.

She has also written several novels under her pen-name Robert Galbraith called the Cormoran Strike series.

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