- Andy Serkis
- 298,637 UK pound(s) sterling
- Not Applicable ()
The most money raised for charity by a live stream book reading by an individual is £298,637 ($365,426; €334,294) and was achieved by Andy Serkis (UK), as of 20 May 2020.
Actor Andy Serkis - who played Gollum / Sméagol in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - read the entirety of The Hobbit, written by J. R. R. Tolkien, in an 11-hour sitting dubbed the #Hobbitathon.
The donations will go to NHS Charities Together and baby charity Best Beginnings, for which Serkis is an ambassador.