Celebrities 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 - or check out what celebrities are releasing memoirs in 2019.

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

2
186 48
Total Recall: My Unbelievably ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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332 125
Yes Please is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Amy Boal added Amy Poehler

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281 99
Scar Tissue is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Anthony Kiedis, Larry Sloman

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193 54
Wishful Drinking is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Carrie Fisher

6
220 69
Is Everyone Hanging Out Withou... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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156 35
I Am Ozzy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Ozzy Osbourne

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237 79
Stories I Only Tell My Friends... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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159 38
Dolly is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Dolly Parton

10
154 36
My Lucky Life in and Out of Sh... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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152 35
Born Standing Up: A Comic's Li... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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171 46
Lucky Man: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Michael J. Fox

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149 34
Cash is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Johnny Cash

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163 42
Little Girl Lost is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Drew Barrymore

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150 35
My Point...And I Do Have One is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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129 25
American on Purpose is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Craig Ferguson

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145 34
This Time Together: Laughter a... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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161 43
Elvis and me is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Priscilla Presley

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126 25
Unsweetined Jodie Sweetin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
KassahWutke added

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193 64
Coreyography: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Corey Feldman

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133 30
My First Five Husbands...And t... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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132 30
The Bedwetter: Stories of Cour... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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125 26
Tab Hunter Confidential is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Tab Hunter and Eddie Muller

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138 34
My Mother Was Nuts is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Penny Marshall

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167 51
Are You There, Vodka? It's Me,... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies