British actor Rupert Grint rose to prominence with admirable performance in the franchise “Harry Potter”. The release of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in 2001 was Grint's debut screen performance, which transformed him into an international celebrity and helped him win a Satellite Award in the category of "Outstanding New Talent", and a Young Artist Award for "Most Promising Young Newcomer" and be nominated and voted fifth place in Portrait Magazine, Top 30 Under 30 2009 Listin 2009. Besides, he involved in and stared in some works such as Thunderpants and Cherrybomb.
Actor Rupert Grint was born to a racing memorabilia dealer Nigel Grinta, and a homemaker Jo Grint. While in primary school, he took an interest in theaters, participated in several school productions/plays, and started performing in the Top Hat Stage and Screen School. Despite not having experience in acting from being small but only previously acted in several school plays, he won the casting team attention by a self-made audition video due to being an avid fan of Harry Potter.
He has a close friend: Harry Potter co-star Tom Felton. Although growing rich, he has not embarked on any serious real-life romances yet but prefered to keep things casual instead.