Evanna Lynch Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Aashita Dhingra
Jan 31, 2024 By Aashita Dhingra
Originally Published on May 13, 2022
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Evanna Lynch is an Irish actress.
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About Evanna Lynch

Evanna Lynch is an Irish actress.
Her real name is Evanna Patricia Lynch. Evanna is an actress, voice artist, and activist.
Evanna Lynch was born in Termonfeckin on August 16, 1991. This village is in County Louth, Ireland.
Lynch has a younger brother and two older sisters, and her parents are Marguerite Lynch and Donal Lynch. Evanna currently stays in London, England. She is well-known among the kids who love Harry Potter. In the 'Harry Potter' films, her role, Luna Lovegood, got her into the limelight. Evanna Lynch received the Scream Awards for Best Supporting Actress in ‘Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince.’
Evanna Lynch advocates animal rights and has supported various non-profit organizations. She launched her vegan podcast 'The ChickPeeps' and the brand Kinder Beauty Box. When Evanna was 11, she developed an eating disorder, anorexia nervosa. She spent several months in the hospital and said that only one thing that could pull her attention from it was the 'Harry Potter' series.
At age 13, during release day for 'Order Of The Phoenix' (fifth book), she got permission to leave the hospital and get a signed copy of the book. The family contacted this book's publisher, who let her get a signed copy. Lynch's uncle, Declan Kiberd, a scholar of Irish Literature, is a distinguished professor.

Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Evanna Lynch’s net worth?

Evanna Lynch's net worth is $5 million as of 2022.

How much does Evanna Lynch earn per year?

She earns over $500,000 per year.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Evanna Lynch?

Evanna Lynch is 5 ft 2 in (157 cm).

How old is Evanna Lynch?

Evanna Lynch is 30 years old.

Childhood And Education

Evanna Lynch was born in Termonfeckin on August 16, 1991. She was born on the northeast coast of Ireland called the County Louth. She went to Cartown National School. Later on, she went to Our Lady's College. In 2008, she studied speculative fiction. She did it at the Centre for the Talented Youth (Ireland). She went to the Institute of Education for her Leaving Certificate.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Evanna Lynch dating?

Evanna Lynch was dating her co-star Robbie Jarvis from 'Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix'. It is thought that she is currently dating Andel, a singer-songwriter.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Evanna Lynch is well-known for her character Luna Lovegood in 'Harry Potter.' She made her debut in 'Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix' (2007) as the character Luna Lovegood. She concluded her part in 'Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows – Part 2' (2011). Her debut in 'Harry Potter' was a super hit at the box office. It was one of the blockbuster films.
However, not many people know her first stage debut was in 'Houdini' as Bess Houdini, a 2013 stage play. In 2015, she was in a 90-minute film called 'Danny And The Human Zoo' aired on BBC One. In 2017, from July-August, she was seen in 'Disco Pigs' at Trafalgar Theatre. She plays the role of Runt in the off-broadway production of ‘Disco Pigs.’
In a speech in London for the premiere of 'Deathly Hallows Part 2', J. K Rowling revealed that there were seven main cast members who were referred to as 'The Big Seven.' Rowling said that Evanna was one of them, along with Emma Watson, Bonnie Wright, Daniel Radcliffe, Tom Felton, who played Draco Malfoy, Matthew Lewis, and Rupert Grint (who plays Ron).
Evanna Lynch often hated to see the blood of raw meat. At a very young, she turned a vegetarian. Later on, in 2015, she turned into a vegan. Her activities and petitions say a lot about animal rights and protection. 'The ChickPeeps' is a podcast by Evanna Lynch on veganism and other significant topics.
Lynch's work regarding body image has been heavily influenced by her own experiences with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa. Her essay 'Why The Body Bind Is My Nightmare' details how she overcame this emotional struggle and had allusions that pertain to the 'Harry Potter' series, which also helped her overcome this eating disorder. Her book 'The Opposite Of Butterfly Hunting: The Tragedy And Glory Of Growing Up – A Memoir' was published in October 2021.
She is passionate about cruelty-free make-up and explores the world of vegan and cruelty-free products. This helped her take a step forward to bring Kinder Beauty Box into existence. The idea came from Lynch's desire to create products for herself without having any animal ingredients or byproducts involved in the production processes. Daniella Monet is the co-founder of Kinder Beauty Box and also happens to be one of Hollywood’s most prominent vegans.

Charity Work

Evanna is connected with many organizations. She is the ambassador for JK Rowling's charity Lumos. Evanna is one of the Board of Advisors of Fandom Forward, formerly known as the Harry Potter Alliance, which is a non-profit organization.
She actively participates in charity organizations and events like the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland. Evanna has been an ambassador for Lumos. In 2016, Lynch went to Haiti with fellow actress Bonnie Wright, who played 'Ginny Weasley,' to learn why 30 thousand children live in orphanages.

What awards have Evanna Lynch won?

She spends ample time and energy on various activities, petitions, and animal rights. In October 2019, Lynch was announced as a Lovie Award winner for her activism. Evanna was one of the nominated names for the Young Artist Award for 'Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince.' She won the 'Scream Awards' for the same movie.

Evanna Lynch’s Hobbies And Interests

She is an avid reader who loves to read books in her free time. Her Instagram posts are often about her current reads.

Other Interesting Evanna Lynch Facts And Trivia

  • She is fond of cats and her pet, Puff, steals the show in her frequent posts on Instagram.
  • Evanna had to dye her hair for her character of Luna. It was a dark blonde shade and later on was bleached blonde.
  • Evanna completed her education at Our Lady's College, Greenhills, Centre for the Talented Youth, and Institute of Education.
  • Evanna Lynch was a huge fan of Harry Potter books even before she was cast.
  • In January 2006, she auditioned for the role of Luna Lovegood in the fifth film of 'Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix'. She auditioned against the 15,000 other girls.
  • Her tutor usually came on the sets of 'Harry Potter' for three hours per day.
  • Evanna Lynch is the co-founder of Kinder Beauty Box. It is a cruelty-free and vegan beauty subscription service launched in November 2018.
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Evanna Lynch Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Evanna Patricia Lynch

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157 cm

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Our Lady's College

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Marguerite Lynch, Donal Lynch


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