Have you ever heard of the name Robert Pattinson? If not, then maybe you should, as the British actor is one of the most famous faces in Hollywood. He recently made headlines for being a part of a massive breakup between a married couple – Katherine Heigl and David Lee – on the season premiere of Grey’s Anatomy last month. The ensuing scandal caused a temporary break in the marital vows of Heigl and Lee, and led to thousands of comments on social media channels.

So who is this Robert Pattinson guy? And how can you meet him? Believe it or not, in the interest of journalism, we have decided to find out. Turns out, Robert Pattinson is a pretty big deal. He’s been in several movies and TV shows, and even has a few fashion lines under his belt. But perhaps, his greatest accomplishment is co-authoring the bestselling book, How to Be a Man. And what’s more, he’s been named one of the greatest men of the 21st century by GQ magazine. In fact, Robert Pattinson is so good at being a man that he even inspired a Netflix special – and you’ll know what we mean when we say that this special is pretty darn funny. So let’s have a look at all the information you need to know about Britain’s finest, in his own words.

Quick Facts

Full name: Robert Pattinson OBE

Nicknames: Bob, R.Pattinson

Birthday: January 4

Place of birth: London, England

Height: 6 feet

Weight: 183 pounds

Bra size: Medium

Hair color: Brown

Ethnicity: White

Favorite drink: Beer

Sexual orientation: Straight

Marital status: Involved with actress and model, Kate Bosworth


Pattinson graduated from the University of Manchester with a degree in marketing in 1998. While there, he became friends with future Vanity Fair contributing editor, Jack Antonoff. After university, Ponman became one of the founding members of the band, The Wedding Present, and toured the UK as the lead singer of the group. In 2003, he released his debut solo album, Something More than Famous, which was a critical and commercial success in the UK. The follow-up, More Than a Dream, was only recently released in the country after receiving a five-star rating from the BBC. So he’s had some good albums to listen to.

Early Career

After graduation, Pattinson relocated to Los Angeles to begin his acting career. He made his big-cat-in-a-bath-tub debut in the 2004 film, The House of Yes. Since then, he’s appeared in a number of films and TV shows, most notably, the Twilight series as the vampire Edward Cullen. He also starred in the British crime-thriller TV series, The Last Detective, in which he played opposite his Breaking Bad co-star, Aaron Paul. In 2012, he starred in the independent film, The Escapist, which premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. More recently, he’s had roles in the upcoming films, The Rover and Minding the Gap.

Awards & Honors

Pattinson is mostly known for his acting career, but he’s also received some awards and honors for his writing. In 2014, he was named the best new male author by the Romantic Novelists’ Association, and in 2019, GQ magazine named Pattinson one of the greatest men of the 21st century. So this guy’s been pretty successful in his career, and we’re sure he’ll continue to be so.


Besides being an actor, Pattinson is also a photographer, graphic designer, and writer for the men’s fashion magazine, GQ. He’s designed a range of clothing, including shirts, hoodies, and accessories, which are sold through the band’s website, bobpattinson.com. He also has a clothing line for guys named Aftermath that he co-designed with the late, great, Marc Jacobs. This brand survived for 15 years and is still owned and run by the family of Jacobs. So if you want to own a piece of celebrity that is still fashionable, then you should check out Aftermath.

Personal Life

Besides being a very public figure, Pattinson is also a private person. The only information about his personal life that has ever been revealed is that he enjoys walking his dogs, Sasha and Mia, and spending time with his family. It’s no wonder that Vanity Fair once described him as the most private man in Hollywood.

Aside from his professional life, Pattinson keeps busy with his music. In 2014, he released his third studio album, Good Cry. The album debuted at No. 2 on the UK album chart, and was followed by a series of singles that hit No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart. In June 2019, he released a new single, “Somedoom”, which was the lead single from his upcoming album, Black

So there you have it. Hopefully, this article has answered your questions about the British actor, Robert Pattinson. If not, then perhaps this article isn’t for you. But regardless, we hope it has been a fun look at one of the most interesting and accomplished men in Hollywood.