Since she appeared in what has so far been the biggest child and young adult franchise in movie history as Hermione Granger, Emma Watson has remained an A-list movie star, despite the fact she hasn’t appeared in anything as popular as the Harry Potter series since she became a full adult. Still, Watson’s star power has drawn massive interest in her personal life, including her relationship with William Mack Knight.
For about two years, William Mack Knight was the known partner and possible future husband of the Harry Potter star, until he wasn’t. The relationship raised his public profile and in that period, we were able to learn a lot about him. Read below to learn everything we know about the ex-boyfriend of the Beauty and the Beast star.
William Mack Knight’s Biography, Age
William Mack Knight was born on the 17th of December, 1980, to parents – Katherine Mack Knight and Harrison Mack Knight. When it comes to his background, not much is known other than the fact that his father presides over the famous country club, Creek Club, and his mother was a school teacher, who taught at Holy Child Academy.
We also know that William Mack Knight is one-half of twin brothers born to his parents, with the other being Tyson, with whom he has a close relationship.
For his education, William Mack Knight attended popular and expensive schools like Tucson Valley Middle-High School, a school located in his affluent neighborhood, Tucson Valley, in New York. Following the completion of his basic education, he applied and got admitted to Princeton University.
At Princeton, William Mack Knight continued to maintain his reputation as a brilliant student and graduated from the school in 2003, with a degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
Post-undergraduate years, William Mack Knight, after a couple of years of professional life, returned to the walls of the classroom, and earned his MBA from Columbia Business School, graduating in 2011.
So far, William Mack Knight’s professional career has seen him work for major companies like Wells Fargo Banks and he is currently believed to be working for a Silicon Valley company, Medallia Professional Services. The company is focused on helping companies handle their customer feedback through the design and sale of software.
At the company, William Mack holds the role of a senior manager.
William Mack’s background and career history suggest he was born into a wealthy family and he has continued to maintain his luxurious lifestyle through life as a major staff of a tech company.
He is believed to be earning as much as $150 thousand per year at his company, which along with his background, is considered to have accrued to him, an estimated net worth in six figures, at the very least.
Relationship with Emma Watson
Growing up as one of the stars of the Harry Potter movies, Emma Watson’s relationship path was of major speculation for fans of the franchise. The fact that Emma is a secretive person who shares little about her personal life did not help quell the speculations until she was spotted with William Mack Knight in 2015.
Both of them were seen coming out of a Broadway show, Hamilton, sometime in October 2015, which sent alarms ringing about the existence of a relationship for the actress. As a result, details began to emerge of their relationship, and so far, we’ve learned that they began dating earlier in the year and Emma Watson had met William Mack Knight’s parents.
The couple, who had an age difference of ten years between them, were also seen on many trips on various adventure spots, enjoying what appeared to be a loving and stable relationship with each other, and rumors of a possible engagement began to fly.
However, for reasons that have remained unknown, they broke up sometime in 2017. Since then, little has been heard of William Mack Knight.
Other Facts About William Mack Knight
1. William Mack has a social media presence, @wknight35, on Instagram where he has a modest following of more one thousand fans.
2. Aside from his day job, he is also known to be an adrenaline junkie who spends a lot of time working out. He is also a member of the Tough Mudder Alumni Network and some of his hobbies include tennis.
3. After they broke up, Emma Watson has been in a relationship with Roberto Aguire and Chord Overstreet.