Rupert Grint Net Worth
Rupert Grint has an estimated net worth of $50 million. Rupert Grint is a British actor best known for his role as Harry Potter’s best friend Ron Weasley in the film series based on J.K. Rowling’s best-selling books. He earns most of his income from his roles in movies such as the Harry Potter series.
Rupert Grint was a big fan of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter books when he was in school. Grint, who was 10 at the time, heard about an open casting call for the first Harry Potter movie. He made his own audition video and got the part of Ronald Weasley. In his early movies that weren’t about Harry Potter, he had parts in Driving Lessons (2006) and Cherrybomb (2009). In the next 10 years, he became well-known on TV with the shows Sick Note, Snatch, and Servant.
To calculate the net worth of Rupert Grint, subtract all his liabilities from his total assets. Investments, savings, cash deposits, and any equity he has in a house, car, or other similar asset are included in the total assets. All debts, such as personal loans and mortgages, are included in total liabilities.
Here’s the breakdown of his net worth:
|Net Worth:||$50 Million|
|Monthly Salary:||$1 Million|
|Annual Income:||$12 Million per year|
|Source of Wealth:||Actor|
Grint was born in Harlow, England, on August 24, 1988. His father, Nigel, sells racing souvenirs, and his mother, Jo, takes care of the house. Grint says that when he was younger, he wanted to be an ice cream man because it “always seemed like a really cool job.”
Grint was a well-behaved child who didn’t want to get into trouble as much as his famous screen character, Ron Weasley. He says, “I was never the kind of kid who was going to get into trouble.” “The worst thing I did was probably steal a hairbrush and a book called Billy Goats Gruff from a store. I think I went in to steal something, but I must have been in a hurry because I grabbed the first two things I saw. I knew I didn’t want to live a life of crime.”
Grint went to school in Hertfordshire at the Richard Hale Secondary School. When he was in school, his wild, bright red hair got a lot of attention. His great-grandfather called him “Copper Knob,” and his school friends called him “Ginge,” which is short for the word “ginger.”
‘Harry Potter’ Fame
Grint was an avid fan of the Harry Potter book series. When he heard about an open casting call for the film adaptation, he decided to audition for the role of Harry Potter’s redheaded best friend, Ronald Weasley. At the time, Grint had only gained acting experience in a handful of school plays, including an appearance as a fish in a play about Noah’s Ark.
Despite his lack of acting experience, Grint pulled out all the stops to land the role of Ron Weasley. “I applied once and got nothing back,” he recalls. “So I figured I’d nothing to lose by being a little inventive. My video had three parts. There was a rap about myself; I dressed up as a woman and did a little skit in the role of my drama teacher, then I read a dialogue from Ron Weasley.” His witty self-promotion paid off, and Grint became the envy of every redhead in the world when, at age 10, he landed a starring role in one of the most anticipated film adaptations of the story.
Grint speaks in awe about his first experience on the set of Harry Potter. “When I first walked into the Great Hall, it was absolutely incredible,” he recalls. “All those effects with the candles floating in the air, all lit and everything, food on the table, all the torches were lit – it was just incredible, it was the most amazing thing I’ve ever seen in my life.” Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone hit theatres in 2001 and broke records for ticket sales in the U.S. in a single day.
The remarkable success of the first Harry Potter film made Grint – along with his co-stars Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) – an instant international celebrity. Grint says he was initially uncomfortable with his newfound fame. He recalls, “The strangest moment was when I went back to school to finish my exams after filming the first movie. All the kids were cheering and clapping when I walked in.”
Grint also played Ron Weasley in the franchise’s numerous sequels: 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 (2007), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part I (2010) and Part II (2011).
Films and TV Shows
‘Thunderpants,’ ‘Driving Lessons,’ ‘Cherrybomb’
Grint got other jobs during the run of Harry Potter. In 2002, he was in the kid’s comedy Thunderpants. In 2006, he was in the well-reviewed coming-of-age story Driving Lessons, which the actor called “the first really grown-up thing I’d ever done.” Grint then tried something completely new with the 2009 movie Cherrybomb, in which he played a teenager who tried drugs, sex, and violence, and then joined the cast of the 2010 dark comedy Wild Target.
‘Cross of Honour,’ ‘Moonwalkers’
In the World War II drama Cross of Honour, Grint’s first movie after Harry Potter, he played a gunner on an airplane (2012). After playing small parts in Charlie Countryman (2013) and CBGB (2013), he did voice work for The Unbeatables (2013) and Postman Pat: The Movie (2014). He also starred in the comedy Moonwalkers with Ron Perlman (2015).
‘Sick Note,’ ‘Snatch,’ ‘Servant’
In 2017, Grint started playing a screw-up who takes advantage of a wrong cancer diagnosis on the show Sick Note. He also played a gangster in the small-screen spin-off of Snatch. After working with John Malkovich on the Agatha Christie mystery The ABC Murders for the BBC in 2018, Grint started appearing in the horror show Servant for Apple TV+ in late 2019.
Since 2011, Grint has been with the actress Georgia Groome. In May of 2020, the couple had a daughter.
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