Ron Weasley facts


Ron Weasley was inspired by Rowling’s best friend Sean Harris.


Ron Weasley is a character who would swear, but JKR’s editor won’t let her use swear words.


JKR has said that Ron Weasley would be on Hermione’s Mirror of Erised vision (as her boyfriend) if she ever looked at it.


Rowling has stated that at a time, she had considered killing one of three members of the Trio, specifically Ron Weasley.


Ron Weasley is related to Draco distantly; his paternal grandmother was a Black, who are related to the Malfoys through Narcissa’s marriage


Rowling described Ron Weasley’s Patronus, Jack Russell Terrier, as a really sentimental choice on her part.


Ron Weasley was one of the few characters who was created before JKR wrote the series, & whose name never changed from the original drafts.


Rupert Grint is like Ron Weasley in that he comes from a large family, has red hair, and suffers from arachnophobia.


JKR has said that the surname Weasley is derived from the weasel, which according to her, has a bad reputation as an unfortunate in Britain.


The name Bilius from Ron Weasley comes from the word “bile”, as one of the four humours discussed by Ancient Greek philosophers.

The name Ronald from Ron Weasley carry the meaning of a person who acts as a trusted advisor to a person in power.


Ron Weasley was featured on Chocolate Frog Cards which he considered this as his “finest hour”.


Ron Weasley is also the godfather of Harry and Ginny’s oldest son, James Sirius.


Sometime between 1998 and 2006, Ron Weasley married Hermione, and the couple had two children: Rose and Hugo.


At some point Ron Weasley also worked with George at Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes which became a huge success.


Ron Weasley moved on to become an Auror at the Ministry of Magic. His work in the Ministry revolutionised the Auror department.


Ron Weasley never received a seventh year of education at Hogwarts.


Ron Weasley was a particular target for Fred and George’s pranks.


Ron Weasley was born at the height of the First Wizarding War where his uncles Fabian and Gideon Prewett were killed fighting Death Eaters


Ronald Bilius “Ron” Weasley (b. 1 March, 1980) was a pure-blood wizard, and the sixth son of Molly and Arthur Weasley.



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