Actor ‘Robert Pattinson’ has the full name ‘Robert Douglas Thomas Pattinson’. His birthday is on May 13, and was born in 1986. Actor Robert Pattinson is from England and is of English ancestry. He is most recognized for playing the main character in the Twilight Saga movies. At the age of 12, he started acting, and he has since been in a number of movies and TV shows.
He has received several nominations in his career so far, including the Academy Award and the Golden Globe. He is the son of vintage automobile trader Richard Pattinson and model Clare Pattinson. Apart from acting, he also worked on several philanthropic projects. Some of them named: Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund and Water organization. He was one of the 100 most important persons ranked by famous magazines, in 2016.
Elizabeth (Lizzy) and Victoria are the two sisters of Pattinson. His father is Jewish, while his mother is from a Christian background. For his ground-breaking role as Edward Cullen in the third part of “Twilight” film. Pattinson rose to fame. He has furthermore appeared in a large number of other movies, such as “The Rover” and “Good Time.”
Pattinson has also starred in many television series including “The bad Mother Handbook” and “Sword of Xanten” and released two music albums: the critically acclaimed “Let Me In” and the more recent “Cosmos.”
The above lines reflect the introduction about him. The rest of this article will cover detail insights about Rebert Pattinsons; his height, career, early life, education, and other interesting information showcasing his career and life.
Pattinson was the youngest of his parent’s three children. He was born to Clare Pattinson (Charlton), a modeling agency scout, and Richard Pattinson, a vintage car dealer. His two elder sisters, Victoria and Elizabeth (Lizzy), lived with him in a modest house in Barnes where he was raised. At age four, Pattinson started taking piano and guitar lessons. When he was 12 years old, he was expelled for theft from his secondary school, Tower House School. He also used to perform acoustic guitars in London streets during his teenage years.
Apart from this, Pattinson worked as a photoshoot model when he was young, to get some pocket money for his living. He studied at Trinity School for an eighth grade before moving to New York City to attend The Dalton School for high school in 2001. After finishing high school in 2003, Pattinson enrolled at the University of Virginia and studied English literature, creative writing, and theatre while auditioning for various acting roles.
When he was selected to play Edward Cullen in “Twilight,” it was his big break. The film became a hit worldwide and opened many doors for Pattinson to further his acting career.
Robert has a height of 6 ft. 2 in. (188.9cm) reported by his modeling agency. With elegant height and a stunning physique, he holds a very charming personality. Robert Pattinson holds the following physical attributes,
- Chest: 47 inches
- Waist: 31 inches
- Biceps: 16 inches
He is about 75 kg in weight. He has golden brown hair and blue eyes.
Pattinson attended Tower House School in his young hood. At 12, he was caught and expelled for selling adult magazines to his classmates after school. He has no formal higher education degree as he did not study after college.
Robert Pattinson’s Career
At age 13, he made his film debut. Until 2009, when he began to get great acclaim for his work, he kept making movies. In 2009, he starred in several films, including Remember Me (2010) and The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2008).
He had an appearance in the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire movie from 2005. In 2009’s “How To Be,” he made an appearance. At the Strasbourg Film Festival, he received the Best Actor Award for his work in this film. Since then, he has made cameos in films including Good Time (2016) and The Lost City of Z. (2017).
Pattinson has played the piano, guitar, and been a songwriter since he was four years old. The singer-actress sings “Let Me Sign,” “Never Think” and “How to Be”. He co-wrote two of the songs with Marcus Foster and Bobby Long. “How to Be” is also a famous soundtrack sung by him for the film How to be.
He has been seen at various music festivals, award shows, or relaxing at home with his girlfriend, Camila Cabello. His inspiring acting roles are in the movies like The Twilight Saga (2008-12), Cosmopolis (2012), Good Time (2017), High Life (2018), The Light House (2019), and The Batman (2020) made him not only win the Golden Globe Award but later the Oscar Awards of Hollywood twice.
He has been nominated and won several film awards during his acting career, including Australian Academy Award, Best Actor awards, and Canadian Screen Awards for remarkable film performances.
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Robert Pattinson is undoubtedly one of the world’s most famous and highly paid actors. As to notable sources, Robert Pattinson’s net worth is currently $130 Million in 2022. His primary sources of income are his career in acting, singing, and modeling, as well as his promotions with different brands and partnerships with brands. For playing Edward in the Twilight series, Robert received a salary of almost $25 million.
Below is the list of awards won and by him during his filming career year-wise;
- Canadian Screen Award (2014)
- Australian Academy Award (2014):
- People’s Choice Award Award (2009)
- Hollywood Film Awards (2009)
- MTV Movie Awards (2009)
- Empire Awards (2009): Acting
- Strasbourg Film Festival (2009): Best Actor Award
Together with his female co-stars, Pattinson put his handprints, footprints, and autographs in wet concrete inside Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in 2011.
In 2014, a Russian astronomer discovered an asteroid and gave the asteroid “246789 Pattinson ” as its name in honour of this actor.
Following are his best career films of all times;
- Vanity Fair (2004)
- Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire (2005)
- Twilight (2008)
- The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)
- Remember Me (2010)
- The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 (2011)
- Cosmopolis (2012)
- The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 (2012)
- Life (2015)
- The Lost City of Z (2016)
- Good Time (2017)
- The King (2019)
- The Devil All The Time (2020)
Robert Pattinson is one of the most popular actors of the 21st century. Not only are his films critically acclaimed, but he is also extremely popular with the fans for his acting skills. But not just his work in films has made him famous. His blockbuster, The Twilight Saga, brought him to the height of his fame.
It has become an iconic piece of entertainment that millions of fans continue to be loved and followed. The third and last movie of the series was released in 2018. This article reveals the timeline, the life story of Robert Pattinson, and his contributions to the movie industry.