New Series Unmasks J.K. Rowling's Biggest Secrets & Scandals

May. 24 2018, Updated 4:48 p.m. ET

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At 25, Joanne Rowling had the idea that would change her life from a destitute and depressed single mother to the world’s first billionaire author.

In JK Rowling: Behind Closed Doors, meet the woman who created the $25 billion Harry Potter franchise — and inspired a generation to read.

"I was on the train from Manchester to London, and it came. It just came," Rowling previously said of her inspiration for the popular "wizarding world" series.

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Natalie Morales hosts as we find out what inspired the books and their secrets.

J.K. Rowling Behind Closed Doors airs Wednesday at 9ET/8PT on Reelz.

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