E. L. James who is a British author was born on 7th March of the year 1963. She is the native of London, England. Although she is known by the name E. L. James, as a child, she was named as Erika Mitchell. She is known for writing the best selling erotic romance novels trilogy titled as Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker, as well as Fifty Shades Freed together with companion novel Grey: fifty shades of grey as told by Christian. Her father is a Scottish, a BBC cameraman whereas her mother is a Chilean. she went to get her education from the independent Pipers Corner School as well as at the Wycombe High School which is a state grammar school for the girls in town of High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire. She also attended the University of Kent located in South East England from where she studied the History.
After leaving the University, she became the assistant of the studio manager at National Film and Television School that is located in Beaconsfield. She initially wrote the fan fiction under pen name Snowqueen’s Icedragon with her most notable work being Twilight fan fiction that eventually got developed into the Fifty Shades of Grey which was subsequently adapted into the movie. She has spoken of her shock at success of her book. She has described Fifty Shades of Grey as her midlife crisis writ large. As she revealed while still active on the website FanFiction.Net, she did not started to write until the January of the year 2009. She discovered the Fan Fiction in August of the same year. Since then she has been writing her other books as well as also plan on doing at least one more.
To talk about her personal life biography, Erika is a married woman. She is married to her husband named Niall Leonard. She and her husband also has two teenage children together who are both sons. At present, she is residing in an Edwardian house near the Ealing, West London along with her husband as well as children. Besides that, James is also one of the British celebrities including Rachel Riley, Tom Hiddleston and Benedict Cumberbatch to design as well as sign her own card for UK children’s charity known as Thomas Coram Foundation for the Children. The campaign was launched by the crafting company called Stampin’ Up! UK and cards were auctioned off on the eBay during May of the year 2014.
Apart from that, James has now reached at the age of 52. Her combined novels have been sold more than 70 million copies worldwide, more than 35 million copies in United States as well as set record in United Kingdom as fastest paperback of all the time. In the year 2012, she was named as one of the World’s 100 Most Influential People by the Time Magazine. In addition to that, she has also formerly worked as a TV executive. More details about her interview and her movies can also be obtained from various medias. Besides that, she can also be followed in her Facebook, Instagram and Twitter account.