Rupert Grint Biography
Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint is an English actor and producer. He is best known for his role as Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter film series. Grint played the role at age eleven, having previously acted only in school plays and his local theatre group. Since then, he continued his work in film, television, and theatre.
Rupert Grint Age
Grint is 34 years old as of 2022. He was born (Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint) on August 24, 1988, in Harlow, Essex, England. Grint celebrates his birthday on the 24th of August every year.
Rupert Grint Height
Grint stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Rupert Grint Family
Grint was born in Harlow, Essex, to his father Nigel Grint, and his Joanne Grint (née Parsons). His father was a dealer in racing memorabilia. He is the eldest of five siblings. Grint grew up in Watton-at-Stone, Hertfordshire, and was educated at Richard Hale School, in Hertford. He said that his earliest goal in life was to become an ice cream man.
Rupert Grint’s Wife/Rupert Grint’s girlfriend
Since 2011, he has been in a relationship with actress Georgia Groome. Grint is a keen football fan and an avid supporter of Tottenham Hotspur. Groome is an actress and was born on February 11, 1992, in Nottingham, England. She is the daughter of Paul Groome and Fiona Groome. Her father was a publican and a chef but unfortunately passed on in 2009. Fiona Groome, her mother is a drama and vocal coach.
Amidst the 2009–10 influenza pandemic, Grint contracted H1N1 swine flu and suffered mild illness. He took part in the 2012 Summer Olympics torch relay, carrying the flame through Hendon in northwest London to outside Middlesex University.
Rupert Grint’s Daughter/Baby
Grint and Georgia are proud parents of their daughter, Wednesday. She was born in May 2020. Wednesday will turn 3 years in May 2023.
Rupert Grint Net Worth
Grint has an estimated net worth ranging between $50 Million – $100 Million which he has earned from his successful career as an actor.
Rupert Grint Career
Grint developed his passion for acting at a young age. During his time in school, he took an avid interest in theatre. He joined the Top Hat Stage and Screen School after he started performing in school productions. The local theatre group gave him a fish role in Noah’s Ark and a donkey in a nativity play. Grint continued participating in school plays as he moved into secondary school. At sixteen, he left school to focus on his acting career.
He started to work outside of the Harry Potter franchise, with a co-leading role in Thunderpants at the beginning of 2002. Grint starred in the dramedy Driving Lessons (2006) and the drama Cherrybomb (2009) and co-starred in the comedy Wild Target (2010). After the Harry Potter series concluded, he appeared in the films Into the White (2012), Charlie Countryman (2013), CBGB (2013), and Moonwalkers (2015). In 2013, he made his stage debut in Mojo at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
Grint executive-produced and starred in the television series Snatch, based on the film of the same name. He has also starred in the black comedy series Sick Note, the mystery thriller miniseries The ABC Murders, and the psychological horror series Servant.
Rupert Grint Instagram
In November 2020, he joined Instagram, posting a photo of himself holding his newborn daughter. Within four hours and one minute of creating his account, he reached one million followers breaking the previous Guinness World Records title for the fastest time to reach one million followers on the platform.
Rupert Grint Harry Potter film series
Grint found fame as a teen playing Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter franchise, but it wasn’t always easy. He said, said that the constant cycle of filming and promoting the Harry Potter films was “an out-of-body experience for a while.” Grint was 11 years old when he was cast in the movies and was 22 years old by the time the film series ended.
Rupert Grint Philanthropy
Grint has supported various charitable organizations, including donating personal items to charity auctions. In 2010, he participated in the Wacky Rally with James and Oliver Phelps. It helped raise money for Britain’s Royal National Lifeboat Institution. He was one of more than 40 people to produce designs for the Chrysalis Collection for Keech Hospice Care in Luton. His piece, a painted butterfly, was auctioned on eBay in March 2010.
He took part in the “Make Mine Milk” ad campaign in May 2011 with other celebrities to promote daily milk drinking. Grint has supported the Little Star Award for Cancer Research UK since 2011. He said, “I think that it’s wonderful that Cancer Research UK is helping to bring a little bit of magic to the children’s lives in this way.”
Rupert Grint Awards and Nominations
Throughout his career job, he has received several awards and honors. These nominations include a Critics’ Choice Super Awards nomination for Best Actor in a Horror Series, an SEC Awards nomination for Best Actor in a Thriller Series, an IARA Awards nomination for Best Young Actor, National Film Awards UK for Best Actor, as well as NewNowNext Awards nomination for Best New Broadway Lead Actor among others. He also won WhatsOnStage Award for Best London Newcomer of the Year.
Emma Watson and Rupert Grint
Watson and Grint played roles in the ‘Harry Potter’ franchise as a couple Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger for more than 10 years. During the reunion, Grint told Watson he loved her and it clarified they are just friends.
Rupert Grint Servant
Grint portrays the role of Julian Pearce in the Apple TV+ series Servant. He is the sister of Dorothy Turner who is married to Sean Turner. He co-starred alongside Lauren Ambrose, Toby Kebbell, and Nell Tiger Free. Julian, the character is very alcoholic but is aware of Leanne’s ever-developing, strengthening supernatural influence and unspecified extrasensory and life-based abilities.
Rupert Grint Movies and TV Shows
Grint has appeared in many cultural programs including;
- Harry Potter as Ron Weasley
- Thunderpants Alan A. Allen
- Driving Lessons as Ben Marshall
- Wild Target as Tony
- Into the White as Gunner Robert Smith
- Charlie Countryman as Karl
- Moonwalkers as Jonny Thorpe
- Knock at the Cabin as Redmond
- Happy Birthday Peter Pan as Peter Pan (voice)
- Come Fly with Me as Himself
- Super Clyde as Clyde
- Snatch as Charlie Cavendish-Scott
- Sick Note as Daniel Glass
- The ABC Murders as Inspector Crome
- Servant as Julian Pearce
- Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities as Walter Gilman