Rupert Grint

Rupert Grint, born on August 24, 1988, started his acting career by taking part in school plays. This changed for him when he was 12 after he was cast to play Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter series — which is one of the highest-grossing movie series of all time. Although he has worked on several other movie projects, Grint gained worldwide recognition for featuring in Harry Potter, which is fitting. His role in this series embodies his real personality. We’ll help you celebrate this outstanding actor right here.

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Rupert Grint

Nickname:

Go again Grint

Birth date:

August 24, 1988

Age:

34

Height:

5' 8"

Relationship Status:

In a relationship

Net Worth:

$50 million

Rupert's Social Media:

Background

Rupert Grint became known as one of the most well-known child actors globally after featuring in the Harry Potter series. He was playing the part of Ron Weasley, a clumsy sidekick of Harry Potter, the main character. His clumsiness had a funny side to it, and it made him become a darling of viewers. He has had bad moments; for example, he soon began to buy things he didn’t need after making money from his acting job. But thankfully, he is past that stage and has grown into a responsible adult. Rupert Grint was born on August 24, 1988, in Harlow, Essex, a small town in England. His parents are Nigel and Joanne Grint, his ethnicity is English, and his Zodiac sign is Virgo.

He was interested in acting and participated in school plays as a child. He was a fan of the Harry Potter book, so when he got the opportunity to audition for Ron Weasley’s role, he nailed his audition. He displayed the clumsiness needed by the creators to bring some comic relief to the movie. He featured in all eight of the Harry Potter movie series from 2001 to 2011. He featured in other films during this period. For example, in 2002, he starred in “Thunderpants” and followed this up with “Driving lessons” in 2006. He also did television series like “Happy Birthday Peter Pan” in 2005.

He began to feature more prominently in other movies when the Harry Potter series ended. He worked with Netflix to produce “Sick Note” in 2018. In 2020, he welcomed a child with his long-term partner Georgia Groome. He always wanted to be an ice cream salesman, and this inspired his purchase of an ice cream van.

Career timeline

2000
The Break Into Big Screen

Grint gets cast as Ron Weasley in Harry Potter, and he delivers one of the most iconic performances of all time.

2002
The Other Role Outside Harry Potter

Grint acts in "Thunderpants," his first movie role outside Harry Potter.

2005
The First Role in a TV Series

Grint plays Peter Pan in "Happy Birthday Peter Pan," and delivers excellently like he always does.

2011
The End of Harry Potter

Grint acts in his final scene to mark an end to the 10-year-long movie series ends.

Why We Love Rupert Grint

  1. He cares about his fans

    Grint once spent the day with a fan dying from cancer. We love individuals who love people who cannot repay them.

  2. He cares about the emotions of people

    Many people often mistake him for Ed Sheeran, a singer. He plays along and doesn't ruin their happy moments.

  3. He raises money for charity

    He has been involved with many charitable organizations. In 2014, the Starlight Children's Foundation appointed him as an ambassador.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. He loves unorthodox vehicles

    The actor purchased an ice-cream van and a hovercraft.

  2. His favorite actor is Jim Carrey

    Grint has watched all Jim Carrey's movies, and he loves them.

  3. He has a phobia for spiders

    This phobia made Grint’s reaction to spiders in the Harry Potter movies more authentic.

  4. He loves beekeeping

    Grint is really into beekeeping, and he says he may soon begin to sell honey.

  5. He broke a social media record

    When Grint opened his Instagram account in 2020 to announce the birth of his baby, he got a million followers in four hours.

Rupert Grint FAQs

Is Rupert Grint related to JK Rowling?

No, they are not relatives. However, he says he sees her as an aunt of some sort.

Why did Rupert Grint stop acting?

He wanted to enjoy life a little. He grew up acting, which made him want to take a break.

Is Rupert Grint still rich?

Yes, he is. The Harry Potter movies paid well, and Rupert is frugal.

Rupert Grint’s birthday dates

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