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

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

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Wishful Drinking is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Wishful Drinking Carrie Fisher

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Scar Tissue is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Scar Tissue Anthony Kiedis, Larry Sloman

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Elvis and me is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Elvis and me Priscilla Presley

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My Life So Far is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
My Life So Far Jane Fonda

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Cash is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Cash Johnny Cash

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Is Everyone Hanging Out Withou... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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Dolly is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Dolly Dolly Parton

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This Time Together: Laughter a... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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My First Five Husbands...And t... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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Stories I Only Tell My Friends... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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Not My Father's Son: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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My Mother Was Nuts is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
My Mother Was Nuts Penny Marshall

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Lucky Man: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Lucky Man: a Memoir Michael J. Fox

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Are You There, Vodka? It's Me,... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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Born Standing Up: A Comic's Li... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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Behind the Candelabra: My Life... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Behind the Candelabra: My Life With Liberace Scott Thorson and Alex Thorleifson

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Home: A Memoir of My Early Yea... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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Unsweetined Jodie Sweetin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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Coreyography: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Coreyography: a Memoir Corey Feldman

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

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Unbearable Lightness: a Story ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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My Point...And I Do Have One is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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The Bedwetter: Stories of Cour... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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What falls away is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
What falls away Mia Farrow

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I Am Ozzy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
I Am Ozzy Ozzy Osbourne

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Total Recall: My Unbelievably ... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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A California Childhood is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
A California Childhood James Franco

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Little Girl Lost is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Little Girl Lost Drew Barrymore

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Then Again is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Then Again Diane Keaton

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Prairie Tale: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Prairie Tale: a Memoir Melissa Gilbert

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Moon River and Me: A Memoir is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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Luck or Something Like It: A M... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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My anecdotal life is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
My anecdotal life Carl Reiner

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The Soundtrack of My Life is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
The Soundtrack of My Life Clive Davis with Anthony DeCurtis

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I, Rhoda is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
I, Rhoda Valerie Harper

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American on Purpose is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
American on Purpose Craig Ferguson

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Dispatches from the Edge: A Me... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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Tab Hunter Confidential is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Tab Hunter Confidential Tab Hunter and Eddie Muller

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Life Itself: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Life Itself: a Memoir Roger Ebert

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My Lucky Life in and Out of Sh... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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Stori Telling is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Stori Telling Tori Spelling

Last Words Written By Famous People In Their Suicide Notes The Best Howard Stern News Pranks Performed by Captain Janks

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Not Young, Still Restless: A M... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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Kicking and Dreaming: A Story ... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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American Prince is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
American Prince Peter Golenbock, Tony Curtis

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A Natural Woman: A Memoir is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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My lucky stars is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
My lucky stars Shirley MacLaine

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All That Is Bitter and Sweet: ... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
All That Is Bitter and Sweet: A Memoir Ashley Judd, Maryanne Vollers and Nicholas D. Kristof

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Life is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Life Keith Richards and James Fox