Robert Pattinson is an actor from the ‘Twilight Saga’ franchise with substantial net worth. But how much do you actually know about this British vampire?!
Robert Pattinson: Actor, Musician and Activist with 100 million dollar net worth
You’ve probably seen Robert Pattison’s face and thought about a vampire that sparkles in the moonlight. But there’s a lot more than meets the eye with this actor! Robert Pattinson is an actor known for his starring role in the Twilight Saga franchise. The series of five movies is based on four novels with the same name written by Stephanie Meyer. The films include: ‘The Twilight Saga: Twilight,’ ‘The Twilight Saga: New Moon,’ ‘The Twilight Saga: Eclipse,’ ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1’ and ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2.’ Robert Pattinson plays Edward Cullen, a one-hundred-and-four-year-old, moody vampire who falls in love with human Bella Swan (played by Kristen Stewart). The saga is a romantic fantasy based in the town Forks, Washington. The franchise is based on the mythical creatures of vampires and werewolves. Robert Pattinson’s part in the film brought him significant fame, and he soon became a pop culture icon. The media was obsessed with his every move during the later 2000’s and early 2010’s. Mainly because of his real-life romance with co-star Kristen Stewart. However, even before the vampire mania that was ‘Twilight,’ Pattinson found himself in Hollywood playing a part in other massive franchise, the Harry Potter series. Having overnight stardom impacted the young man. His popularity skyrocketed overnight in such unusual ways. Teenage girls were deciding, and sometimes arguing, whether they were on “Team Edward” or “Team Jacob” and who was better. There even was a documentary about Robert Pattinson made entitled ‘Robsessed.’ He has received various awards and titles including ‘Most Handsome Man in the World’ and ‘Sexiest Man Alive.’ Not to mention multiple Teen Choice Award surfboards due to his popularity with his teenage fans. Robert Pattinson has also been a leading man in many other films! Some of these titles include ‘Remember Me,’ ‘Water for Elephants,’ and ‘Cosmopolis.’This moody brit is a lot more than just a Hollywood actor. Pattinson is accredited as an actor, model, musician, and activist all at the age of 31. Here are five facts about Robert Pattinson you might not have known!
1. Before he was a film actor.
Before Robert Pattinson starred in films like ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1’, ‘The Twilight Saga: New Moon,’ ‘Remember Me’ and ‘Cosmopolis’ He had a humble upbringing in London England. Robert Pattinson was born on May 13, 1986, in London, England to parents Richard and Clare Pattinson. His father, Richard Pattinson, imported vintage cars from the United States of America, while his mother, Clare Pattinson, worked for a modelling agency. Robert Pattinson has two older sisters named Victoria and Elizabeth (Lizzie) Pattinson. His sister Elizabeth Pattinson is a singer who has worked with various artists and even provided background vocal for some of the Twilight movies! When Robert was a child, he attended Tower House School in Barnes, London. Once he was twelve, he participated at The Harrodian School. Robert was raised Roman Catholic by his mother, father, and family. Pattinson was involved in a local theatre troupe named ‘Barnes Theatre Company.’ He first auditioned for ‘Guys and Dolls’ and was cast in a small role. He continued his work with the company and appeared in various shows including ‘Anything Goes,’ ‘Our Town,’ and ‘Macbeth.’ When he was an adolescent he was the face of multiple ad campaigns. Some of the companies Robert Pattison modeled for included Hackett’s in the year 2007 and Dior Homme fragrance in 2013. Then later, in 2016, Robert Pattinson became the first male to endorse Dior Homme’s menswear line. Robert Pattinson believes that the reason he got so many modeling gigs is that “he was tall and looked feminine” in a time where androgyny was a fashionable look. Pattinson is not only an actor but a musician as well. He enjoys singing and can play both the guitar and the piano. Some of his songs can be heard in the first Twilight film. The most popular song that Robert Pattinson has realized is entitled ‘Let Me Sign’ and can be heard in the restaurant scene of ‘The Twilight Saga: Twilight.’ Also, he can even be seen playing the infamous ‘Bella’s Lullaby’ in the first film!
Robert Pattinson – 2007
An advertisitng campagin for Hackett’s 2007 Fall collection.
2. Robert Pattinson aka Edward Cullen
Edward Cullen & Bella Swan
Robert Pattinson as Edward Cullen in the film ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1.’
Pattinson’s biggest accomplishment, the role of Edward Cullen.
Most people are familiar with the name Robert Pattinson because of the ‘Twilight Saga’ franchise. The four-novel/five-film franchise followed the love story of star-crossed lovers, vampire Edward Cullen and human Bella Swan. The first three films covered the plot of one novel written by Stephanie Meyer (The Twilight Saga: Twilight, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, The Twilight Saga: Eclispe). However, the last two films in the franchise are one novel split in two (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2). Not only did Edward Cullen fall in love with Bella Swan, but Robert Pattinson (Edward) fell in love with Kristen Stewart (Bella)! The media and public were obsessed with the relationship between Pattinson and Stewart hoping for a real-life Bella and Edward romance. Unfortunately, the couple split in the year 2012 after Stewart cheated on Pattinson with her director of the film ‘Snow White and the Huntsman.’ It is also common knowledge of most of the cast’s opinion on Twilight now that the films have wrapped. Pattinson especially has not been one to keep quiet. Moviefone asked Pattinson if he would see the movie if he wasn’t the lead and he responded: “I would just mindlessly hate it.” Some of the comments made by the cast about The Twilight Saga franchise are quite humorous. However, the are all grateful and humble for the fame it brought them all.
All The Times the Twilight Cast Has Trashed the Movie Since Breaking Dawn Hit Theaters | E! NewsIt’s officially been five years since part one of the saga’s finale premieredSource: All The Times the Twilight Cast Has Trashed the Movie Since Breaking Dawn Hit Theaters | E! News
3. Robert Pattinson: The Actor
Fun fact: Rob’s a Hufflepuff!
Robert Pattinson as Cedric Digory in the Harry Potter film ‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.’
Robert has been in multiple movies other than ‘Twilight.’ One of his more famous roles is Cedric Diggory from the film ‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.’ The film is based on the Harry and Cedric’s participation in a dangerous competition at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Most fans agree that Cedric was the perfect role for Robert Pattinson because he is a real Hufflepuff through and through. Robert has also been a part of numerous other films. Some of these films include: ‘Water for Elephants,’ ‘Remember Me,’ and ‘Cosmopolis.’ Some of his more recent works include: ‘The Lost City of Z,’ ‘Good Time,’ ‘The Rover,’ and his newest film ‘Damsel’ which came out this past January. Earlier in Robert’s career, Pattinson had supporting roles in the German made-for-television film entitled ‘Ring of the Nibelungs’ and was a part of director Mira Nair’s ‘Vanity Fair’ before he made his acting debut as Cedric Digory. Some of his more famous films that are not a part of the Twilight Saga are ‘Remember Me’ and ‘Cosmopolis.’ ‘Remember Me’ is a coming-of-age film starring Robert Pattinson and Emilie de Raven. Pattinson’s 2012 film ‘Cosmopolis’ follows Pattinson’s character of a 28-year-old businessman in New York City.
An portion of Robert Pattinson’s acredited movies via Google.com
4. Actor and activist
Pattinson speaks out against sexual harassment.
Robert Pattinson & Emma Watson
Robert Pattinson and Emma Watson presenting an award at the 75th annual Golden Globes Award on January 7, 2018.
Robert Pattinson has been known to use his fame for a good cause. He supports organizations including End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography, and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes (ECPAT), Parents and Abducted Children Together (PACT), and the GO Campaign, a nonprofit organization that raises awareness and funds to help orphans and vulnerable children throughout the world. He became the ambassador of the latter in 2015 to help increase international knowledge of it. With the recently popular #MeToo Campigan, Robert Pattinson has shown his support. #MeToo is a campaign where people are encouraged to share their stories of sexual assault and harassment. People.com has stated that Robert Pattinson is glad people feel more confident in speaking out about sexual harassment. Robert Pattinson could be seen this past award’s season with a “Time’s Up” pin on his suit when he presented a Golden Globe with former Harry Potter co-star, Emma Watson. Robert Pattinson had a lot to say about sexual harassment this past Friday at the Berlin Film Festival. He said, “people who felt bullied into silence now feel safe to speak up about sexual harassment.”
Berlin: Robert Pattinson Talks #MeToo, Says “It’s Amazing When Any Dam Breaks” | Hollywood ReporterThe ‘Twilight’ star said people who felt bullied into silence now feel safe to speak up about sexual harassment. Source: Berlin: Robert Pattinson Talks #MeToo, Says “It’s Amazing When Any Dam Breaks” | Hollywood ReporterRobert Pattinson Is Glad People Are Speaking About Sexual Harassment | PEOPLE.comRobert Pattinson is glad people feel more confident in speaking out about sexual harassmentSource: Robert Pattinson Is Glad People Are Speaking About Sexual Harassment | PEOPLE.com
5. Robert Pattinson’s net worth
Although he hasn’t been on the silver screen for a few years, Robert Pattinson has a pretty significant net worth! Coed.com reports that Robert Pattinson’s net worth in 2018 is $100 million. If you break down his career as an actor since the year 2005, the numbers make sense. He started making money with his part in the Harry Potter franchise for his massive break. The Twilight Saga Franchise is genuinely what put Robert Pattinson on the map and therefore making him the most money. Here’s the break down for how much each film made at the box office. Twilight (2008) – $393.6 million The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009) – $709.7 million The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010) – $698.5 million The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 (2011) – $712.2 million The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 (2012) – $829.7 million Pattinson himself made $2 million for the first ‘Twilight’ film and $12 million for ‘The Twilight Saga: New Moon’. Looking at other works he has also made a significant amount of money for feature films such as ‘Remember Me,’ and ‘Cosmopolis.’ Robert Pattinson is starring a film that was released on January 23, 2018. The film is entitled ‘Damsel’ and stars Robert Pattison. Pattinson plays the character of Samuel who is a pioneer who travels across the American frontier to marry the love of his life.
Wrapping Up Robert
For only being 31 years old, he has had a pretty crazy road to stardom. From his part in the successful ‘Twilight Saga’ franchise to other films and his work outside of Hollywood. Robert Pattinson has made his mark on the world, and it doesn’t look like he will be leaving the spotlight anytime soon!