Evanna Lynch and Robbie Jarvis met on the set of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, and unbeknownst to die-hard followers, they started relationship in 2007, however solely went public with their romance in 2015
The Irish star shot to fame taking part in the loveable Luna Lovegood within the 2007 blockbuster Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix, alongside Daniel Radcliffe because the boy wizard, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint.
Evanna met Robbie Jarvis on the set of the fifth movie, when he performed a youthful model of Harry’s father, James Potter, throughout a flashback scene which reveals him laughing as he disarmed a teenage Severus Snape with a spell.
The couple’s romance blossomed, and so they managed to maintain their relationship private for seven years, earlier than going public with their love for each other with a sequence of loved-up snaps on Instagram.
“Joyful 29th Birthday to this little babe!! Sweetest boy! Off to see a present collectively #happybirthdayrobbie,” Evanna captioned an image of her boyfriend on social media in Might 2015.
Whereas Robbie solely had a short half within the wizarding film saga, Evanna reprised her function because the eccentric Ravenclaw pupil for 3 extra movies – Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and each of the Deathly Hallows films.
Simply weeks earlier than they cut up in 2016, Robbie shared a prolonged publish on Instagram, during which he mentioned how Evanna had persuaded him to ditch his meat-eating weight-reduction plan to grow to be vegan.
Sharing a throwback image of the couple in New Zealand, the actor recalled an incident after they’d visited Hobbiton, the place the Lord of the Rings movies had been shot.
He mentioned after being surrounded by sheep on the vacationer attraction, Evanna was crestfallen to find he was going to order a lamb burger from a farm cafe, and he or she started educating him on the advantages of a plant-based way of life.
“That vacation was the final time I ate meat and I pity the boy on this picture who had extra in widespread with these sheep than he realised. I am joyful to say that I am now a lot nearer to realizing the true value of my meals,” he wrote.
They referred to as time on their relationship in late 2016, and only a few weeks later, Evanna confirmed she and Robbie had been no extra, however insisted they remained shut pals.
“We’re each vegans, so we go to loads of vegan occasions collectively. So yeah, we’re good pals,” she informed Us Weekly on the premiere of the Harry Potter spin-off film, Incredible Beasts and The place to Discover Them.
The previous couple nonetheless frequently share photos of one another on social media, and final 12 months, Robbie wished his ex a cheerful birthday by posting a snap of her on a ship in a river.
“Happiest of birthdays to somebody who’s at all times delighted to see ducklings!” he sweetly captioned the picture.