Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint is an English actor, born on 24th August, 1988 in Harlow, Essex, England. Rupert Grint net worth is estimated to be around $48 Million. He is the son of Joanne Grint, a housewife and Nigel Grint, a memorabilia dealer. Grint is the eldest of five siblings. He studied at Dorothy Stringer High School in Brighton. This actor always had a zeal for theatre and performed in school whenever he got a chance. However, he was never interested in studies and left school in the year 2004 to pursue his acting career.
In the year 2001, Grint found his path to success and fame when he played Ron Weasley, one of the three lead roles in the movie Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone which was the first movie of the Harry Potter film series. The series, consisting of eight parts with the last part releasing in 2011, provided an excellent platform for worldwide recognition for Grint. Besides the Harry Potter series, he worked in several other movies that include Thuderpants (2002), Driving Lessons, a dramedy released in 2006, Cherrybomb, which was a drama of small budget, released in 2010 and Wild Target, co-starring Bill Nighy and Emily Blunt. Following the end of the Harry Potter series, Grint appeared in the movie Into the White, which was an anti-war movie that was released in 2012.
Grint shares a close friendship with his Harry potter co-stars Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe. The trio know each other since childhood and are said to have a sibling-like relationship. As a child, grint had a love for ice creams. So, he bought an ice cream truck to fulfill the childhood dream that he had. The actor has a big heart and is involved with charity and donations for the needy. He raised funds for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution by participating in the Wacky Rally in 2010. Ron Weasley, Grint’s character in Harry Potter, and himself share arachnophobia, the fear of spiders.
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