The Best Celebrity Autobiographies Books
Vote List
492 votes 210 voters 54,963 views by  Ranker
Staff
more info

The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

List Criteria: Book must be written or co-written by celebrity subject.

List of celebrity autobiographies, ranked best to worst by fans. Books written by famous people in Hollywood are included in this list. So what makes a celebrity memoir a must-read? The more revealing and candid the author writes, the better. Juicy details about the lives of the rich and famous makes celebrity autobiographies some of the best-selling books of all time. This list of best superstar memoirs and autobiographies has the most scandalous details and intimate truths about film and television icons, legendary rock stars and musicians, popular stand-up comedians, as well as news and media personalities.

The greatest celebrity autobiographies range from inspirational to tragic and elegant to trashy, but the one thing that connect these top-selling memoirs is that they are all very entertaining to read. Each page-turning chapter of these true-to-life diaries and confessions, which are mostly written by or co-written by the celeb, take readers behind the closed doors and behind the scenes. Some autobiographies written by famous people are funny, irreverent, and candid while others expose the dark side of fame and fortune. These are just some of the reasons why millions of readers can't wait to get their hands on a book written by a celebrity author once it comes out.

Do you love reading about juicy gossip, surprising scandals, and Hollywood controversies straight from the stars's mouths? Then vote on the list of the best celebrity autobiographies below and add your favorite superstar memoir if you don't see it. Expand your library of knowledge and check out these other book lists on Ranker, including the best celebrity biographies, the best movies based on books, and list of life-changing books.
</> Rerank List
  1. 1
    Up 27
    Down 5

    Coreyography: a Memoir Corey Feldman

    open report item
  2. 2
    Up 31
    Down 9

    Anthony Kiedis, Larry Sloman

    open report item
  3. 3
    Up 34
    Down 12

    Tina Fey

    open report item
  4. 4
    Up 13
    Down 5

    Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story Arnold Schwarzenegger

    open report item
  5. 5
    Up 10
    Down 3

    Dolly Parton

    open report item
  6. 6
    Up 10
    Down 3

    Unbearable Lightness: a Story of Loss and Gain Portia de Rossi

    open report item
  7. 7
    Up 11
    Down 5

    Carrie Fisher

    open report item
  8. 8
    Up 12
    Down 7

    Stori Telling Tori Spelling

    open report item
  9. 9
    Up 6
    Down 1

    My Mother Was Nuts Penny Marshall

    open report item
  10. 10
    Up 7
    Down 2

    Dispatches from the Edge: A Memoir of War, Disasters, and Survival Anderson Cooper

    open report item
  11. 11
    Up 9
    Down 4

    Little Girl Lost Drew Barrymore

    open report item
  12. 12
    Up 12
    Down 8

    Elvis and me Priscilla Presley

    open report item
  13. 13
    Up 9
    Down 5

    My Life So Far Jane Fonda

    open report item
  14. 14
    Up 9
    Down 5

    Stories I Only Tell My Friends: An Autobiography Rob Lowe

    open report item
  15. 15
    Up 7
    Down 3

    The Long Hard Road Out of Hell Neil Strauss, Marilyn Manson

    open report item
  16. 16
    Up 6
    Down 2

    Home: A Memoir of My Early Years Julie Andrews

    open report item
  17. 17
    Up 8
    Down 5

    Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea Chelsea Handler

    open report item
  18. 18
    Up 6
    Down 3

    Steve Martin

    open report item
  19. 19
    Up 5
    Down 2

    I Am Ozzy Ozzy Osbourne

    open report item
  20. 20
    Up 5
    Down 2

    Lucky Man: a Memoir Michael J. Fox

    open report item
  21. 21
    Up 5
    Down 2

    Then Again Diane Keaton

    open report item
  22. 22
    Up 4
    Down 2

    Cash Johnny Cash

    open report item
  23. 23
    Up 4
    Down 2

    Ellen DeGeneres

    open report item
  24. 24
    Up 4
    Down 2

    My Word Is My Bond: a Memoir Sir Roger Moore

    open report item
  25. 25
    Up 3
    Down 1

    This Time Together: Laughter and Reflection Carol Burnett

    open report item
  26. 26
    Up 4
    Down 3

    Not Young, Still Restless: A Memoir Jeanne Cooper

    open report item
  27. 27
    Up 4
    Down 3

    I, Tina Tina Turner and Kurt Loder

    open report item
  28. 28
    Up 3
    Down 2

    American on Purpose Craig Ferguson

    open report item
  29. 29
    Up 3
    Down 2

    I, Rhoda Valerie Harper

    open report item
  30. 30
    Up 3
    Down 2

    What falls away Mia Farrow

    open report item
  31. 31
    Up 2
    Down 1

    My Lucky Life in and Out of Show Business: a Memoir Dick Van Dyke

    open report item
  32. 32
    Up 2
    Down 1

    My First Five Husbands...And the Ones Who Got Away Rue McClanahan

    open report item
  33. 33
    Up 5
    Down 5

    Official Book Club Selection: a Memoir According to Kathy Griffin Kathy Griffin

    open report item
  34. 34
    Up 4
    Down 4

    Life Itself: a Memoir Roger Ebert

    open report item
  35. 35
    Up 4
    Down 4

    The Soundtrack of My Life Clive Davis with Anthony DeCurtis

    open report item
  36. 36
    Up 3
    Down 3

    Audition: A Memoir Barbara Walters

    open report item
  37. 37
    Up 3
    Down 3

    Keith Richards and James Fox

    open report item
  38. 38
    Up 2
    Down 2

    My lucky stars Shirley MacLaine

    open report item
  39. 39
    Up 2
    Down 2

    A California Childhood James Franco

    open report item
  40. 40
    Up 2
    Down 2

    An Improvised Life: a Memoir Alan Arkin

    open report item
  41. 41
    Up 2
    Down 2

    Bob Dylan

    open report item
  42. 42
    Up 2
    Down 2

    A Natural Woman: A Memoir Carole King

    open report item
  43. 43
    Up 1
    Down 1

    Behind the Candelabra: My Life With Liberace Scott Thorson and Alex Thorleifson

    open report item
  44. 44
    Up 1
    Down 1

    Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) Mindy Kaling Mindy Kaling

    open report item
  45. 45
    Up 1
    Down 1

    Call Me Crazy Anne Heche

    open report item
  46. 46
    Up 1
    Down 1

    Carl Reiner

    open report item
  47. 47
    Up 1
    Down 1

    All That Is Bitter and Sweet: A Memoir Ashley Judd, Maryanne Vollers and Nicholas D. Kristof

    open report item
  48. 48
    Up 4
    Down 5

    My Booky Wook Russell Brand

    open report item
  49. 49
    Up 1
    Down 2

    Most Talkative: Stories from the Front Lines of Pop Culture Andy Cohen

    open report item
  50. 50
    Up 1
    Down 2

    Makeup to Breakup: My Life In and Out of Kiss Peter Criss

    open report item
  51. 61 +

    Something missing? Add it!

Is this list missing something?
BE THE FIRST TO ADD AN ITEM

items 1 - 50 of 60

think you can do better?

Rerank This List
why?

got a blog or website?

embed this list
why?

viewers of this list also saw

more popular lists