Bonnie Wright-Professional actress, producer, model, film director, screenwriter and activist, well-known for her role as Ginny Weasley in the Harry Potter Series
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Who is Bonnie Wright?
Bonnie Wright is an English actress, producer, film director, model, screenwriter, and activist. She is popular for her role Ginny Weasley in the Harry Potter series film series based on the novel series of the same name by J.K. Rowling.
|17 February 1991
|Tower Hamlets, London, England, United Kingdom
|5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m)
|55 kg (168 lbs)
Bonnie Wright was born on 17 February 1991 at Tower Hamlets, London, England, United Kingdom. She is the second child to father Gary Wright and mother Sheila Teague. Wright is currently 29 years old. Her sun sign is Aquarius. Bonnie was educated in Prior Weston Primary School and later in the King Alfred School in North London for her secondary education.
Bonnie began to attend London’s University of the Arts: London College of Communication while filming the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows-Part 1 and Part 2. She studied there as a Film and Television Production Manager because of her plans to continue acting and working behind the scenes after filming Harry Potter. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2012.
Nationality and Physical Statistics
Bonnie Wright is an English actress with a white race. She follows Christianity. Besides that Bonnie stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) and weighing about 55 kg (168 lbs). She has a slim body of measurement of 33-24-34. Additionally, she has red hair and her eye color is blue.
Wright owns an active Instagram account as @thisisbwright with 2.2 million followers and a twitter account as @thisisbwright with 725.5k followers. She also has an active Facebook account as @OfficialBonnieWright with 296,857 likes and 370,112 followers.
In February 2010, Bonnie Wright confirmed that she was dating fellow Harry Potter actor Jamie Campbell Bower. The couple engaged in April 2011. In June 2020, the couple called off their engagement.
The Harry Potter series is a milestone in her career. She started this journey in 2001 where she was in the role of Ginny Weasley and was cast only in a small scene in ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ alongside cast Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, and others. Her role became much prominent in the second film ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’. Wright had limited screen time in the third film, ’Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban’ but had a large supporting role in the fourth film, ’Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’. In the fifth film ’Harry Potter and the Order the Phoenix’, she played the central role and eventually participated in the climactic scene.
Wright continued her central role in ‘Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince’. She reprised her central role again in ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ Part 1 and 2. She has also provided the voice of Ginny in the video game versions of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows-Part 1.
In 2002, Wright played two TV movies that were ‘Stranded’ and ‘Agatha Christie: A Life in Pictures’. She guest-starred on the Disney Channel’s ‘The Replacements’ where she voiced Vanessa in the second season premiere titled ‘London Calling’. In 2013, Wright starred in ‘Before I Sleep’, ‘The Sea’, and also debuted for stage performance in ‘The Moment of Truth’. In 2014, Wright co-starred in ‘After the Dark’, played in the short film ‘How (Not) to Rob a Train as a bandit’. She also starred in ‘Sweat’. Bonnie also completed the comedy ‘Those Who Wander’ and the adventure film ‘Who Killed Nelson Nutmeg?’. In the same year, she also signed a thriller film ‘The Highway is for Gamblers’. Wright became the narrator of ‘Babbitty Rabbitty’ and her Cackling Stump story from the audiobook of ‘The Tales of Beedle the Bard’.
In 2011, she had won the award as the ‘Most Edgy Look Award’. She also appeared in a fashion spread for The Financial Times luxury lifestyle magazine ‘How to Spend It’. Wright participated as a catwalk model at an Autumn/Winter 2011 show during London Fashion Week. In 2013, she participated alongside teamed up with jeweller designer Dominic Jones in aid of World Land Trust and Winchester School of Art Charity.
Wright made her screenwriting and directorial debut for her graduation film ‘Separate We Come, Separate We Go’ which was premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and screen at the BAFTA Graduate. Furthermore, She owns her own production company, Bon Bon Lumiere.
In 2013, Wright directed a music video ‘Dreaming’ which was shot across Joshua Tree National Park. She wrote and directed another short film ‘Know Thyself’ in 2014. In the same year, she also directed the short film ‘Fade to Gold’ for her jewellery designer parents.
Activism, charity and environmental work
Bonnie plays an active role in raising awareness around plastic pollution particularly in how it pollutes our oceans. In 2017, she joined Greenpeace on their ships in Arctic Sunrise monitoring plastic in the ocean. She visited Coca-cola headquarters to hand-deliver the petition to urge them to stop producing single-use plastic in 2018. Furthermore, Wright travelled to Guatemala with the Rainforest Alliance to meet communities that practise sustainable forest management in the Maya Biosphere Reserve.
In 2011, Wright won the title ‘Most Edgy Look Award’ in Rodial Beautiful Awards from ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’. In 2012, Bonnie was nominated for the ‘Best Female New Comer’ in Empire Award for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows-Part 2.
Bonnie Wright is living a luxurious life. She is a famous actor, director, producer, screenwriter, and model. Furthermore, She has earned a lot of money as well as fame. Bonnie’s net worth is currently $12 million USD approximately.