If you’re a fan of the Twilight movie series or of Robert Pattinson, then you’ll want to check out his solo concert, which is coming to the United Kingdom this year. From Twilight to the Great Gatsby, here are five interesting things you need to know about the British actor.
5 Interesting Facts About Robert Pattinson
1. He won an award for his role in the 2012 movie The Great Gatsby. The award-winning actor beat out some big names to claim the prestigious ‘Best British Actor’ title.
2. He’s been in a relationship with FKA Twigs since 2014. The British musician and her team of stylists dressed Pattinson in gorgeous looks for his solo concerts.
3. He started out in theater and performed in the UK before heading to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career. Since then, he’s appeared in several notable movies, including Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, and X-Men: Apocalypse. He’s also lent his voice to a few video games, including the award-winning Grand Theft Auto V and the popular Call of Duty series.
4. He’s a proud supporter of the LGBT community and often speaks out against homophobia. He made waves when he came out as ‘the most compatible man in the world’ in an interview with Ellen DeGeneres in 2015. “I have no problem at all being open about my sexuality,” he said. “It’s a beautiful thing to be able to express yourself fully, truly, and with love. It’s something that you should be able to celebrate.”
5. According to a biography on his website, Pattinson was born in London on October 21st, 1989. He lived in the country until he was 10 and then moved to a town called Basildon in Essex, where he attended a private school. After completing his education, he moved to London and began working as an au pair. In 2007, he left home to pursue an acting career, eventually landing lead roles in several notable films. In 2012, he won the ‘Best British Actor’ award for his performance in the movie The Great Gatsby, which eventually led to worldwide box-office success.
Whether you’re a fan of his acting or not, this year will be exciting to see what kind of looks he makes for FKA Twigs’ solo concert. Check out his website for more information on his upcoming shows.