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

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101 15
Moon River and Me: A Memoir is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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191 58
Stories I Only Tell My Friends... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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112 19
Prairie Tale: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Prairie Tale: a Memoir Melissa Gilbert

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122 23
Born Standing Up: A Comic's Li... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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181 54
Is Everyone Hanging Out Withou... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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137 31
Elvis and me is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Elvis and me Priscilla Presley

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127 26
This Time Together: Laughter a... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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144 35
Wishful Drinking is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Wishful Drinking Carrie Fisher

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102 16
My anecdotal life is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
My anecdotal life Carl Reiner

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136 31
Lucky Man: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Lucky Man: a Memoir Michael J. Fox

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217 74
Scar Tissue is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Scar Tissue Anthony Kiedis, Larry Sloman

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110 19
Unsweetined Jodie Sweetin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
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115 21
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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The Soundtrack of My Life is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
The Soundtrack of My Life Clive Davis with Anthony DeCurtis

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114 21
Then Again is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Then Again Diane Keaton

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128 28
My Life So Far is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
My Life So Far Jane Fonda

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106 18
All That Is Bitter and Sweet: ... is listed (or ranked) 19 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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Total Recall: My Unbelievably ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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American Prince is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
American Prince Peter Golenbock, Tony Curtis

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My Lucky Life in and Out of Sh... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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Home: A Memoir of My Early Yea... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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116 22
Dolly is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Dolly Dolly Parton

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Luck or Something Like It: A M... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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108 19
American on Purpose is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
American on Purpose Craig Ferguson

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125 27
My Point...And I Do Have One is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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105 18
A Natural Woman: A Memoir is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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105 18
Tab Hunter Confidential is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Tab Hunter Confidential Tab Hunter and Eddie Muller

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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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My First Five Husbands...And t... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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110 20
I, Rhoda is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
I, Rhoda Valerie Harper

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Audition: A Memoir is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Audition: A Memoir Barbara Walters

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126 28
Cash is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Cash Johnny Cash

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162 49
Coreyography: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Coreyography: a Memoir Corey Feldman

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Are You There, Vodka? It's Me,... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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112 22
A California Childhood is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
A California Childhood James Franco

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112 22
Life Itself: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Life Itself: a Memoir Roger Ebert

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121 27
I Am Ozzy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
I Am Ozzy Ozzy Osbourne

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102 18
Kicking and Dreaming: A Story ... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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102 18
Call Me Crazy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Call Me Crazy Anne Heche

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113 23
What falls away is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
What falls away Mia Farrow

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107 20
Dispatches from the Edge: A Me... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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140 38
Unbearable Lightness: a Story ... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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111 22
Life is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies
Life Keith Richards and James Fox

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99 17
Makeup to Breakup: My Life In ... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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99 17
An Improvised Life: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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99 17
Still Woman Enough: A Memoir is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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109 21
Not Young, Still Restless: A M... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

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109 21
My Word Is My Bond: a Memoir is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Celebrity Autobiographies