‘Harry Potter’: How Much Are the Stars Worth Today?

by Jeremy Spirogis
The cast of Harry Potter

It’s onerous to imagine, however the premiere of the Harry Potter films occurred almost twenty years in the past! Since then, the movies have helped launch probably the most profitable and far-reaching leisure franchises in all of historical past.

With Harry Potter Day celebrated internationally, the characters have proven up all over the place from birthday events to theme parks to video video games. Author J.Okay. Rowling is now referred to as one of many richest authors in historical past due to her creation’s success, however what in regards to the stars from the movies? 

The cast of Harry Potter
(L-R) Rupert Grint, Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe | Ian Gavan/Getty Images

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Daniel Radcliffe performed Harry Potter

Without a doubt, the star who’s most carefully related to the Harry Potter movies is none apart from Harry Potter himself: Daniel Radcliffe. Fans obtained to look at Radcliffe develop up by way of the movies as he was simply eleven years outdated when he took on the half for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in 2001.

It wasn’t till a decade later with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 that Radcliffe’s time because the Boy Who Lived got here to an finish. Radcliffe has continued to behave constantly and appeared in a number of movies and tv exhibits. Recently, he has appeared as Prince Chauncey within the tv collection Miracle Workers

Radcliffe reportedly made $95.6 million simply from his appearances within the Harry Potter movies. Overall, his web value has climbed to a powerful $112 million. 

Emma Watson portrayed Hermione Granger

Emma Watson has admitted to “overdoing” her portrayal of Hermione Granger, however followers don’t appear to thoughts. The feisty character has develop into one thing of a poster baby for nerdy women who gained’t permit anybody to make the most of them.

Her perception in each books and friendship tossed with the bravery and ferocity she develops all through the collection of movies has made her a heroine for a lot of. Since her time on Harry Potter got here to an finish, Watson has been extremely profitable. She went on to components in The Perks of Being a Wallflower, the live-action Beauty and the Beast, and the newest iteration of Little Women

Watson earned roughly $60 million from the Harry Potter movies, and her whole web value is now round $80 million. 

Rupert Grint performed Ron Weasley 

Of course, the magical trio wouldn’t be full with out red-headed and mischievous Ron Weasley. By the tip of the collection, Ron had grown from a considerably annoying little boy into a strong wizard and fiercely loyal friend — in addition to a major love curiosity for Hermione.

Fans of Grint’s efficiency loved seeing him mature into the half, and a number of the most iconic scenes from the movies come from his interactions. Grint has not had fairly the excessive profile success that Watson and Radcliffe have loved for the reason that movies got here to an in depth, however he has loved a gradual profession in tv with recurring roles on exhibits like SnatchThe ABC Murders, and Servant.

In thrilling private information, Grint lately revealed that he’s going to be a dad! He has been with girlfriend Georgia Groome since 2011, and the pair are about to welcome their first baby. 

Grint has a reported web value of round $50 million, making him the least rich of the three actors from the movies’ starring roles, however that’s nonetheless a powerful quantity that dwarfs the general web worths of a number of different Harry Potter alums together with Tom Felton (who performed villainous Draco Malfoy and is value $35 million), Maggie Smith (who portrayed Minerva McGonagall and is value $18 million), and Michael Gambon (who performed Albus Dumbledore in six of the seven movies and has a web value of $15 million).

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