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The Best Celebrity Autobiographies 

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Updated November 18, 2019 13.9k votes 2.7k voters 279.3k views 70 items

List Rules Book must be written or co-written by celebrity subject.

List of celebrity autobiographies, ranked best to worst by fans. Books written by famous people in Hollywood are included in this list, as are more recent memoirs. 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
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Yes Please is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Amy Boal added Amy Poehler
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Scar Tissue is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Anthony Kiedis, Larry Sloman
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Stories I Only Tell My F... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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Total Recall: My Unbelie... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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Is Everyone Hanging Out ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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Wishful Drinking is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Carrie Fisher
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Coreyography: a Memoir ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Corey Feldman
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Lucky Man: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Michael J. Fox
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I Am Ozzy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Ozzy Osbourne
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Little Girl Lost is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Drew Barrymore
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Dolly is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Dolly Parton
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Elvis and me is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Priscilla Presley
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Cash is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Johnny Cash
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Born Standing Up: A Comi... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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This Time Together: Laug... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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My Lucky Life in and Out... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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Are You There, Vodka? It... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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My Point...And I Do Have... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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My Mother Was Nuts is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Penny Marshall
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Unbearable Lightness: a ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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Life is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Keith Richards and James Fox
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Unsweetined Jodie Sweeti... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
KassahWutke added
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My Life So Far is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Jane Fonda
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Stori Telling is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Tori Spelling