A British actor by the name of James Phelps was born James Andrew Eric Phelps. His most well-known performance was as Fred Weasley in the Harry Potter film series. A few other acting projects that he has worked on include the short films “The Turn” and “Hogwarts Express,” as well as the television series “Kingdom” and “King of the Nerds.” For the Harry Potter video games, such as “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” and “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1,” Phelps provided voice work. In his personal life, the British musician, along with his twin brother, enjoys touring and going to sporting events. Phelps has ties to several charitable organizations as well. He backs the Teenage Cancer Trust. He once took part in a skydiving competition with his brother to raise money for Cancer Research UK. To raise money for charities, the pair once took part in the TV program “Pointless Celebrities.”
Career of James Phelps
James Phelps was hired in 2000 to play Fred Weasley in the 2001 film “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.” He went on to portray the same character in subsequent Harry Potter films, including “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets,” “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,” “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,” “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” and “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” over the ensuing years. Phelps also made an appearance in a “Kingdom” episode during this period.
He produced the short movie “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey” in 2010. The actor then appeared in the documentary movie “A Mind’s Eye” in 2012. He was also cast in the short film “The Turn” that same year. Then in 2015, Phelps made a cameo in the eighth episode of “King of the Nerds.” He portrayed Mr. Barry Carter in the television movie “Danny and the Human Zoo” that same year.
Individual Life of James Phelps
Martyn and Susan Phelps welcomed their son James Phelps into the world on February 25, 1986, as James Andrew Eric Phelps in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England. Oliver, one of his twin brothers, is 13 minutes older than him. Phelps attended Arthur Terry Secondary School after completing his education at Little Sutton Primary School.
He enjoys playing golf often with his brother. The two have lots of contacts in the entertainment business. They have a special bond with Daniel Radcliffe, Matthew Lewis, Rupert Grint, and Tom Felton, who all play characters in the Harry Potter series. Phelps enjoys going to see Daniel Radcliffe on Broadway with his brother. Nothing is known to the media about the British actor’s romantic or dating life. Fans and admirers of Phelps can learn more about him by following the actor on Twitter and Instagram.
James Phelps’s Net Worth
James Phelps has a net worth of $1 million. James Phelps is a British actor. In February 1986, James Phelps was born in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England. He has an actor twin brother named Oliver Phelps. James starred as Fred Weasley in the films Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 and Part 2. The twins are famous for playing Fred and George Weasley in the Harry Potter film series. Additionally, Phelps has acted in the films Ward 3 and Patchwork. He is 13 minutes younger than his brother Oliver. The twins, who had no prior acting experience, went to an open casting call for Harry Potter.