Harry Potter Facts | Facts about Harry Potter: Harry Potter is a series of fantasy novels written by British author J. K. Rowling. This novel chronicles the story of a young wizard, Harry Potter, and his friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, all of whom are students at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Here are few interesting Harry Potter Facts which we all wanted to know:
Harry Potter Facts:
- The Harry Potter brand has been calculated to be worth as much as US$15 billion.
- There’s an actual class on Harry Potter being taught at the Ohio State University.
- Harry Potter was born in 1980, so he’s over 35 by now.
- There are 106 people called Harry Potter in the U.S., according to the latest info from Census Bureau.
- Steven Spielberg rejected to direct the Harry Potter movies and said “It’s like withdrawing a billion dollars and putting it into your bank accounts. There’s no challenge.”
J.K. Rowling Facts:
- Author J.K. Rowling lost her billionaire status as she granted so much of her money to charity.
- Author J. K. Rowling wrote the last chapter of the last Harry Potter book in the year 1990, seven years before the publishing the first book.
- Michael Jackson wanted to do a Harry Potter musical, but J.K. Rowling said no.
- It took J.K. Rowling six years to write the book “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.”
- In 1990, Harry Potter creator J. K. Rowling was on a fully packed train from Manchester to London when the thought for Harry Potter suddenly “fell into her head.”
Harry Potter Characters:
- Daniel Radcliffe’s stunt pair for the first six Harry Potter movies was paralyzed from a collision onset in the 7th movie.
- Daniel Radcliffe, who played Harry Potter, was allergic to Harry Potter glasses.
- Actor Daniel Radcliffe once wore the same outfit for six months to make paparazzi angry.
- Over 500 girls have been named and called Hermione since the first ‘Harry Potter’ movie came out.
- Novelist Stephen King said that the Professor Umbridge from the Harry Potter book series is the “greatest make-believe villain to get along since Hannibal Lecter.”
Interesting facts about Harry Potter:
- Publisher Bloomsbury offered just £2,500 in advance for Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first book of the series.
- World speed reading champ Anne Jones read all the 607 pages of the final Harry Potter book in just 47 minutes.
- The whole Harry Potter series had 199 chapters, 4,224 pages, and 1,090,739 words and filmed for 19 hours and 39 minutes.
- The first Harry Potter volume was translated into Ancient Greek, making it the longest published work in Ancient Greek since the 3rd century AD.
- Harry Potter and author JK Rowling share the same birthday
Harry Potter Book Facts:
- For the release of the book “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,” over 9,000 FedEx trucks were used for no other purpose than to deliver the book.
- President Obama has read every Harry Potter book.
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows sold 11 million copies in the first 24 hours of release.
- The Novel Harry Potter is translated into more than 70 languages.
- The Harry Potter series was the most banned books of the century in the U.S.
- Harry Potter books were translated from the British to the American English.
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