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How did James Potter make his money? [duplicate]

James Potter was quite rich and Harry inherited it. According to the Dursleys though he "didn't work... he was unemployed". How did he get the money?
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Where did all of Harry's money come from? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where did Harry's parents get all of their money from? Harry Potter is able to pay for his Hogwarts education and all of his other expenses thanks to a large amount of ...
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What did James and Lily Potter do for a living? [duplicate]

What did James and Lily Potter do for a living? Did they have any job?
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How were the Potters so rich? [duplicate]

It seems that Harry's parents left him a pretty sizable fortune. They were pretty young when they had Harry and when they died. I dont remember much talk about their professions. How did they manage ...
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What is the source of wealth of the Potter family? [duplicate]

Harry Potter was born into a wealthy family. He inherited lots of gold from his father. What did his father do to get so rich? I have always been puzzled about how the wizards get rich. The Muggle ...
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How much money did Harry Potter have?

So, we know Harry inherited his money from James. By descriptions from the books, it looks like he had enough money to spend during his school years with plenty to spare for later life. Is there an ...
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Were James, Lily or Sirius in the Slug Club?

The more I look at the list of qualities associated with the Slug Club the more I think that Harry's parents - and probably some of their friends - must have been part of it. [Slughorn] also likes ...
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What were Lily and James' career choices?

What job would they have had if they hadn't been fighting for the Order? (and after the war) I am not asking about their money (which was already addressed here: Where did Harry's parents get all ...
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Is there a good source listing all newspaper articles/ads in the opening scene of Fantastic Beasts movie?

The movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them starts off with screen wipes (?) of wizarding newspapers, showing articles and ads (I saw screenshots of mentions of Grindewald). Is there a good ...
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Who had Harry's Gringotts Key?

In Philosopher's Stone, Hagrid had Harry's key the first time they went to Gringotts. ‘Morning,’ said Hagrid to a free goblin. ‘We’ve come ter take some money outta Mr Harry Potter’s safe.’ ‘...
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How much do Aurors earn?

In Harry Potter, we only know 2 children of Aurors, namely Harry and Neville. We know that Harry borders on obscenely rich, is there any evidence that Neville is similar? Or is Harry's fortune, to ...
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How do wizards amass their wealth? [duplicate]

How do wizards amass their gold, do they conjure it?, or is it inherited, can't they just magic it, how does finance work In the wizard in community
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Who were James Potter's family? [duplicate]

In the whole series we never know who were Harry's grandparents. He sees them in that magical mirror in the first book but it does not ever occur to him to ask about them from anyone. He never wonders ...