Grint is a British actor who was born on August 24, 1988, in the English town of Harlow, Essex. Rupert Grint rose to international fame and fortune as Ron Weasley in the popular Harry Potter film series. Grint was always interested in theatre as a kid, and he took part in several of his school’s performances. He is the oldest of five brothers and sisters. He also became a member of Top Hat Stage & Screen School, a local theatre company. Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint net worth is $50 million.
How Did His Journey Begin?
He was a big fan of JK Rowling’s Harry Potter books and hoped to get a part in the next movies. When Grint was cast as Weasley, he was only 11 years old. Grint dropped out of school at the age of 16 to pursue his acting profession full-time. He made a smart video rapping about how he wanted to play Ron Weasley and sent it to the film’s casting staff before auditioning for the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in 2000. Even though he had never acted professionally before, the video made an impression and ultimately helped him land the part.
Grint made his screen debut in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, which was released in 2001. The film grossed $975.1 million globally at the movie office. He went on to star in the rest of the Harry Potter films as Weasley opposite Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson. The critically praised film broke box office records and became the highest-grossing film of 2001.
He’s also one of the highest-paid actors on the planet. Grint was ranked 16th on a list of the Top 20 Earners Under the Age of 25 in 2007. For the 2007 film “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” he was paid $4 million. The Deathly Hallows Parts 1 and 2 earned him a total of $30 million. Grint received at least $70 million from Harry Potter base salary alone, after inflation.
Personal Life And Humanitarian Endeavors
Grint wanted to be an ice cream man since he was a kid, so after years of hard work, he took the plunge and bought his own ice cream truck. Grint is now dating fellow English actress Georgia Groome at the time of publication. Since 2011, they’ve been together.
Grint’s personal life includes a number of humanitarian endeavors. He took part in the Wacky Rally in 2010, which earned money for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution in the United Kingdom, as well as a design competition to assist Keech Hospice Care in Luton.
- Since 2011, he has also been a supporter of Cancer Research UK’s Little Star Award.
- Grint was the torchbearer for the Olympic Torch Relay during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
- Grint has made a number of property investments in Hertfordshire throughout the years.
- He has an 18th-century home on 22 acres that he paid $7 million for. There are six bedroom suites in the residence, as well as an indoor and outdoor pool.
Grint got a Satellite Award for Best Supporting Young Actor Award and a Young Artist Award for Most Promising Young Newcomer in 2002 for his role as Ron Weasley.MTV Movie Award nominations in 2006, 2011, and 2012 are among the other accolades. In 2007, he was nominated for the National Movie Awards for Best Male Performance. In 2012, he and Radcliffe, Watson, and Tom Felton won an MTV Movie Award for Best Cast.