books The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

8.3k votes 1.5k voters 178k views 68 items Embed

List Rules 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. But what is the best celebrity autobiography?

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.

1
+ - 272 106
Bossypants is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Bossypants Tina Fey

Famous People Who Gave Up Kids for Adoption The Best Books About Sex

2
+ - 194 70
Yes Please is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Yes Please Amy Poehler

3
+ - 188 68
Scar Tissue is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Scar Tissue Anthony Kiedis, Larry Sloman

4
+ - 107 26
Lucky Man: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Lucky Man: a Memoir Michael J. Fox

5
+ - 88 16
My First Five Husbands...And t... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

6
+ - 92 18
Home: A Memoir of My Early Yea... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

7
+ - 151 52
Stories I Only Tell My Friends... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

8
+ - 82 14
Kicking and Dreaming: A Story ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

9
+ - 113 30
Wishful Drinking is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Wishful Drinking Carrie Fisher

10
+ - 93 19
Life Itself: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Life Itself: a Memoir Roger Ebert

11
+ - 93 19
My Mother Was Nuts is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
My Mother Was Nuts Penny Marshall

12
+ - 73 11
Not My Father's Son: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

13
+ - 114 31
Total Recall: My Unbelievably ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

14
+ - 103 25
This Time Together: Laughter a... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

15
+ - 90 18
Then Again is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Then Again Diane Keaton

31 Famous People Who Died on Their Birthdays The Most Overrated Books of All Time

16
+ - 81 14
My anecdotal life is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
My anecdotal life Carl Reiner

17
+ - 81 14
Moon River and Me: A Memoir is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

18
+ - 81 14
The Soundtrack of My Life is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
The Soundtrack of My Life Clive Davis with Anthony DeCurtis

19
+ - 86 16
Tab Hunter Confidential is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Tab Hunter Confidential Tab Hunter and Eddie Muller

20
+ - 102 25
My Point...And I Do Have One is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

21
+ - 102 25
My Life So Far is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
My Life So Far Jane Fonda

22
+ - 93 20
Dolly is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Dolly Dolly Parton

23
+ - 107 28
Little Girl Lost is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Little Girl Lost Drew Barrymore

24
+ - 146 50
Is Everyone Hanging Out Withou... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

25
+ - 121 36
Unbearable Lightness: a Story ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

26
+ - 121 36
Are You There, Vodka? It's Me,... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

27
+ - 83 15
My lucky stars is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
My lucky stars Shirley MacLaine

28
+ - 135 44
Coreyography: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Coreyography: a Memoir Corey Feldman

29
+ - 96 22
Audition: A Memoir is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Audition: A Memoir Barbara Walters

14 Celebrities Who Are Heirs Stupid Things Couples Fight About

30
+ - 87 17
Dispatches from the Edge: A Me... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

31
+ - 94 21
Cash is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Cash Johnny Cash

32
+ - 94 21
Born Standing Up: A Comic's Li... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

33
+ - 99 24
My Lucky Life in and Out of Sh... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

34
+ - 90 19
Prairie Tale: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Prairie Tale: a Memoir Melissa Gilbert

35
+ - 88 18
American on Purpose is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
American on Purpose Craig Ferguson

36
+ - 88 18
I, Rhoda is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
I, Rhoda Valerie Harper

37
+ - 88 18
Unsweetined Jodie Sweetin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

38
+ - 93 21
What falls away is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
What falls away Mia Farrow

39
+ - 93 21
The Bedwetter: Stories of Cour... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

40
+ - 82 15
Behind the Candelabra: My Life... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Behind the Candelabra: My Life With Liberace Scott Thorson and Alex Thorleifson

41
+ - 84 16
A Natural Woman: A Memoir is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

42
+ - 91 20
A California Childhood is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
A California Childhood James Franco

43
+ - 87 18
Not Young, Still Restless: A M... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

The Most Heartbreaking Novels Ever Written The Best Current Black TV Shows

44
+ - 106 29
Elvis and me is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Elvis and me Priscilla Presley

45
+ - 99 25
I Am Ozzy is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
I Am Ozzy Ozzy Osbourne

46
+ - 85 17
Who I Am: A Memoir is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Who I Am: A Memoir Pete Townshend

47
+ - 83 16
Call Me Crazy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Call Me Crazy Anne Heche

48
+ - 88 19
My Word Is My Bond: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

49
+ - 121 38
My Booky Wook is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
My Booky Wook Russell Brand

50
+ - 81 15
Still Woman Enough: A Memoir is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies