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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

15 Famous People Who Have Donated Organs The Best Novels Ever Written

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

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236 75
Scar Tissue is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Scar Tissue Anthony Kiedis, Larry Sloman

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Stories I Only Tell My Friends... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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148 32
Lucky Man: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Lucky Man: a Memoir Michael J. Fox

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120 20
My First Five Husbands...And t... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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155 36
Wishful Drinking is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Wishful Drinking Carrie Fisher

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108 16
Luck or Something Like It: A M... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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111 17
The Soundtrack of My Life is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
The Soundtrack of My Life Clive Davis with Anthony DeCurtis

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192 56
Is Everyone Hanging Out Withou... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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132 25
Born Standing Up: A Comic's Li... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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141 30
Little Girl Lost is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Little Girl Lost Drew Barrymore

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135 27
This Time Together: Laughter a... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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176 49
Coreyography: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Coreyography: a Memoir Corey Feldman

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112 18
Tab Hunter Confidential is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Tab Hunter Confidential Tab Hunter and Eddie Muller

Famous People Who Have Been Knighted Last Words Written By Famous People In Their Suicide Notes

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122 22
My Mother Was Nuts is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
My Mother Was Nuts Penny Marshall

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148 35
Total Recall: My Unbelievably ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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131 26
My Lucky Life in and Out of Sh... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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111 18
A Natural Woman: A Memoir is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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111 18
American Prince is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
American Prince Peter Golenbock, Tony Curtis

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108 17
My anecdotal life is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
My anecdotal life Carl Reiner

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

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116 20
I, Rhoda is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
I, Rhoda Valerie Harper

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116 20
Unsweetined Jodie Sweetin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
KassahWutke added Unsweetined Jodie Sweetin

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121 22
Then Again is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Then Again Diane Keaton

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121 22
Prairie Tale: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Prairie Tale: a Memoir Melissa Gilbert

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121 22
Audition: A Memoir is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Audition: A Memoir Barbara Walters

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133 28
Cash is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Cash Johnny Cash

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I Am Ozzy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
I Am Ozzy Ozzy Osbourne

Famous Schizophrenics Things That Are Not As Cool As People Think They Are

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Elvis and me is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Elvis and me Priscilla Presley

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115 20
American on Purpose is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
American on Purpose Craig Ferguson

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112 19
All That Is Bitter and Sweet: ... is listed (or ranked) 32 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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158 42
Are You There, Vodka? It's Me,... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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109 18
Moon River and Me: A Memoir is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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135 30
My Life So Far is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
My Life So Far Jane Fonda

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119 22
Life Itself: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Life Itself: a Memoir Roger Ebert

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111 19
My lucky stars is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
My lucky stars Shirley MacLaine

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123 24
Home: A Memoir of My Early Yea... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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108 18
Call Me Crazy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Call Me Crazy Anne Heche

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108 18
Kicking and Dreaming: A Story ... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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132 29
My Point...And I Do Have One is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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105 17
Cheryl Cole My Story is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
dileta-vilinauskaite added Cheryl Cole My Story Cheryl Cole

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105 17
An Improvised Life: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

The Most Heartbreaking Novels Ever Written The Hottest Celebrities of All Time

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105 17
Still Woman Enough: A Memoir is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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105 17
Makeup to Breakup: My Life In ... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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118 22
A California Childhood is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
A California Childhood James Franco

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Not My Father's Son: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
amy-stanford added Not My Father's Son: a Memoir Alan Cumming

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115 21
Not Young, Still Restless: A M... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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115 21
My Word Is My Bond: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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107 18
Behind the Candelabra: My Life... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Behind the Candelabra: My Life With Liberace Scott Thorson and Alex Thorleifson