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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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Yes Please is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Amy Boal added Yes Please Amy Poehler

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378 144
Bossypants is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Bossypants Tina Fey

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255 82
Scar Tissue is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Scar Tissue Anthony Kiedis, Larry Sloman

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140 26
Dolly is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Dolly Dolly Parton

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168 40
Wishful Drinking is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Wishful Drinking Carrie Fisher

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157 36
Lucky Man: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Lucky Man: a Memoir Michael J. Fox

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215 67
Stories I Only Tell My Friends... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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185 52
Coreyography: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Coreyography: a Memoir Corey Feldman

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120 20
Tab Hunter Confidential is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Tab Hunter Confidential Tab Hunter and Eddie Muller

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139 29
My Lucky Life in and Out of Sh... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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139 29
This Time Together: Laughter a... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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137 28
Born Standing Up: A Comic's Li... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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197 60
Is Everyone Hanging Out Withou... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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150 35
Little Girl Lost is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Little Girl Lost Drew Barrymore

The Sexiest Pictures of Celebrity Women Sucking on Popsicles

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128 24
My Mother Was Nuts is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
My Mother Was Nuts Penny Marshall

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138 29
I Am Ozzy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
I Am Ozzy Ozzy Osbourne

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137 29
Cash is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Cash Johnny Cash

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114 19
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

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153 38
Total Recall: My Unbelievably ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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119 21
I, Rhoda is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
I, Rhoda Valerie Harper

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124 23
My First Five Husbands...And t... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

The Greatest Graphic Novels and Collected Editions

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126 24
The Bedwetter: Stories of Cour... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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137 30
My Point...And I Do Have One is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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148 36
Elvis and me is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Elvis and me Priscilla Presley

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118 21
American on Purpose is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
American on Purpose Craig Ferguson

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118 21
Unsweetined Jodie Sweetin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
KassahWutke added Unsweetined Jodie Sweetin

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110 18
My anecdotal life is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
My anecdotal life Carl Reiner

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112 19
Moon River and Me: A Memoir is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

17 Famous People Whose Twin Siblings Died

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112 19
Kicking and Dreaming: A Story ... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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112 19
Luck or Something Like It: A M... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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122 23
Then Again is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Then Again Diane Keaton

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114 20
A Natural Woman: A Memoir is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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138 32
My Life So Far is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
My Life So Far Jane Fonda

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111 19
Behind the Candelabra: My Life... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Behind the Candelabra: My Life With Liberace Scott Thorson and Alex Thorleifson

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121 23
Life Itself: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Life Itself: a Memoir Roger Ebert

The Best Movies Based on Short Stories

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123 24
Audition: A Memoir is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Audition: A Memoir Barbara Walters

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108 18
Still Woman Enough: A Memoir is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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113 20
American Prince is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
American Prince Peter Golenbock, Tony Curtis

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102 16
Not My Father's Son: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
amy-stanford added Not My Father's Son: a Memoir Alan Cumming

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122 24
Prairie Tale: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Prairie Tale: a Memoir Melissa Gilbert

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120 23
A California Childhood is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
A California Childhood James Franco

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125 26
Home: A Memoir of My Early Yea... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings

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152 41
Stori Telling is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Stori Telling Tori Spelling

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107 18
An Improvised Life: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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159 45
Are You There, Vodka? It's Me,... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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109 19
Call Me Crazy is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Call Me Crazy Anne Heche

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122 25
What falls away is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
What falls away Mia Farrow

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120 24
Life is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Life Keith Richards and James Fox

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106 18
Makeup to Breakup: My Life In ... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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116 22
My Word Is My Bond: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies