The Best Celebrity Autobiographies Books

The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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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.
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    Tina Fey

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    Yes Please is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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    Amy Poehler

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    Carrie Fisher

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    Alan Cumming

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    Stories I Only Tell My Friends... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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    Lucky Man: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

    Michael J. Fox

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    Is Everyone Hanging Out Withou... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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    Dispatches from the Edge: A Me... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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    A California Childhood is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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    Anthony Kiedis, Larry Sloman

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    Russell Brand

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    Little Girl Lost is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

    Drew Barrymore

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    Life Itself: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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    My Mother Was Nuts is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

    Penny Marshall

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    My First Five Husbands...And t... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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    All That Is Bitter and Sweet: ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

    Ashley Judd, Maryanne Vollers and Nicholas D. Kristof

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    Craig Ferguson

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    Then Again is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

    Diane Keaton

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    Kicking and Dreaming: A Story ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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    Moon River and Me: A Memoir is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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    Behind the Candelabra: My Life... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

    Scott Thorson and Alex Thorleifson

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    The Soundtrack of My Life is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

    Clive Davis with Anthony DeCurtis

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    Cash is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

    Johnny Cash

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    Unbearable Lightness: a Story ... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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    Home: A Memoir of My Early Yea... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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    This Time Together: Laughter a... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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    My Lucky Life in and Out of Sh... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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    Total Recall: My Unbelievably ... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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    Stori Telling is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

    Tori Spelling

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    I Am Ozzy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

    Ozzy Osbourne

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    Elvis and me is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

    Priscilla Presley

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    Who I Am: A Memoir is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

    Pete Townshend

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    Coreyography: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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    Are You There, Vodka? It's Me,... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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    Prairie Tale: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

    Melissa Gilbert

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    Audition: A Memoir is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

    Barbara Walters

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    The Long Hard Road Out of Hell is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

    Neil Strauss, Marilyn Manson

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    I, Tina is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

    Tina Turner and Kurt Loder

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    My lucky stars is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

    Shirley MacLaine

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    An Improvised Life: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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    Call Me Crazy is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

    Anne Heche

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    Keith Richards and James Fox

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    My Life So Far is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

    Jane Fonda

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