Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint is an actor from England. Rupert Grint has gained worldwide popularity and success. He became a household name after starring as Ron Weasley in the popular Harry Potter film series.
Grint was born in Harlow, Essex, England on August 24, 1988. He has five siblings and he is the oldest of them. When he was a child, he was interested in theatre and has been a part of the school’s productions. He was also a part of the local group that was called Top Hat Stage & Screen School.
Grint was a fan of the Harry Potter novels and wanted to become a part of the upcoming films. He auditioned in the film adaption of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. He created a video clip and sent it to the film’s casting team.
The makers were impressed by the video and helped him get the role, even though he had not acted professionally before. Grint appeared in the film when he was just 11 years old. Grint dropped out of school at the age of 16 and started pursuing his acting career.
Grint made his onscreen debut and appeared in the films Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. The films were critically acclaimed and the film was a huge success and broke records. The film grossed $975.1 million and broke box office records worldwide. He appeared in many popular movies that include:
- Harry Potter film series
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire(2005)
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
- Harry Potter
- Half-Blood Prince(2009)
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1(2011)
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011)
Ruper Grint Net Worth
Rupert Grint has an estimated net worth of $50 million. Grint ranked number 16 on the Top 20 Earners who are under the age of 25. He earned $4 million for being a part of the “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”. He was given a salary of $30 million for Deathly Hallows Parts 1 and 2.
Awards and Achievements
Grint won many prestigious awards. They are as follows:
- Satellite Awards for Best Supporting Young Actor Award
- Young Artist Award for Most Promising Young Newcomer
- Best Performance by a Male
- National Movie Awards in 2007
- MTV Movie Award nominations
Grint has been a part of several charitable causes. He also participated in the Wacky Rally and also raised money for Britain’s Royal National Lifeboat Institution. He has also been supporting Cancer Research UK’s Little Star Award.
Grint is dating the English actress Georgia Groome. The couple met in 2011 and has been together for years. Grint’s childhood dream was to sell ice cream. He has purchased an ice cream truck and became an ice cream man.