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Alex Watson Bio: Net Worth, Career, Harry Potter Movies, and More

Alex Watson Bio: Net Worth, Career, Harry Potter Movies, and More

Alexander Chris Watson has achieved celebrity status for being Emma Watson’s brother. Alex is of French and British lineage. In 2010 Alex came into the spotlight when he worked on Burberry’s Spring campaign alongside his sister. This was followed by a modeling contract for Silhouette where he launched their Titan Minimal Art eyewear collection.

Alex Watson was living a relatively low-profile life, focusing on his studies. He first stayed in France and then later in the United Kingdom. To find out more about Alex’s acting career, net worth, and other miscellaneous facts, continue reading.

Alex Watson Net Worth

Alex Watson’s net worth amounts to between $1 and 5 million. All of his assets, income, and wealth have accumulated for this total. The majority of it comes from his short modeling/acting career. 

About Alex Watson

On December 15, 1992, Alex Watson was born in France. The world knows him for being Emma Watson’s brother. He had a cameo role in two of the Harry Potter films. Not only does he share an impressive family connection but has become one of the wealthiest Members born in France at 30 years old. 

Alex Watson and Emma Watson

At the age of nine, Emma Watson began her journey with her audition for the famous Harry Potter franchise. Since then, she has been a prominent figure in Hollywood — one of its most celebrated actresses and public figures. For two years during the height of Hermione Granger’s fame, Emma shared some of it with Alex Watson.

In 2010, Alex Watson was only seventeen years old when he became more famous than his sister. His popularity made many think that his talent came from genetic inspiration from the Watson family. This thinking ended when Alex made a debut alongside Emma for Burberry’s Spring campaign.

Alex Watson charmed the world with his attractive looks and affable character. He gathered an enormous fan base through a single modeling gig. During interviews conducted in 2010, he told The Daily Mail that after his university education, he wanted to pursue acting.

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Alex Watson and Harry Potter

Many people don’t know that relatives of famous actors often take part in movies alongside the stars. It is the same for Alex Watson. Among the cast members, some work as minor players or extras. But there are others who hold important roles like James and Oliver Phelps as the Weasley twins. Alex Watson worked in a cameo role of a Hogwarts student in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

In 2002, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets was released as a movie. The second installment of the seven-book series by J.K Rowling rose to critical success and became that year’s second-highest-grossing film. Unfortunately, Alex had to bow out from appearing in The Prisoner Of Azkaban and Goblet Of Fire due to his school commitments.

When 2007 rolled around and he had no other commitments, Alex jumped at the chance for a minor role in the film version of “Harry Potter and The Order of Phoenix”. Alex portrayed a Hufflepuff student perfectly.

Alex Watson Modeling Career 

Alex Watson remembers the tension of his first assignment at Burberry. He shot for the iconic photographer Mario Testino. He remembers that Testino was eccentric yet a living legend. Christopher Bailey, Creative Director for the fashion brand, was highly impressed with Alex’s performance and couldn’t believe someone so young could work with such efficiency. In order to express his appreciation Bailey even sent him a thank you card accompanied by flowers after the completion of the shoot.

About the author

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Steven Ly

Steven Ly is the Startup Program and Events Manager at TheNextHint Inc. She recruits rockstar startups for all TC events including Disrupt, meetups, Sessions, and more both domestically and internationally. Previously, she helped produce Dreamforce with Salesforce and Next '17 with Google. Prior to that, she was on the advertising teams at both Facebook and AdRoll, helping support advertisers in North America and helped grow those brands globally. Outside of work, Priya enjoys Flywheel, tacos, the 49ers, and adventuring around the globe.

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