The Weasleys were one of the most important wizarding families featured in the Harry Potter series, but what happened to them after the books and movies ended? The members of the family were integral to the story and served as key allies to Harry throughout the seven novels written by author J.K. Rowling. Based on information shared by Rowling following the conclusion of the books and subsequent movie adaptations, fans were given insight into the fate of the Weasley family.
Ron (Rupert Grint) served as the most prominent Weasley in the Harry Potter series since he evolved into one of Harry's closest friends. Over time, more details regarding the Weasley family were unveiled. At the head of the family were Arthur and Molly (Mark Williams and Julia Walters), the two loving parents of the seven Weasley siblings. Their seven children from oldest to youngest included Bill (Domhnall Gleeson), Charlie (Alex Crockford), Percy (Chris Rankin), twins Fred and George (James and Oliver Phelps), Ron, and Ginny (Bonnie Wright). After Ron started at Hogwarts, the Weasleys became like a family to him and would often allow the wizard to stay at their home, the Burrow.
Arthur and Molly not only lead their family while protecting them from the darkness in the wizarding world, but they also served as members of the Order of the Pheonix and fought bravely during the Battle of Hogwarts. Bill, Charlie, Fred, and George followed in their parents' footsteps and also joined as members, but Charlie was never present during the battle since he was overseas when it broke out. Percy worked for the Ministry of Magic and refused to believe that Lord Voldemort had returned, causing a rift with his family. After realizing the truth, Percy arrived to fight by his family's side when Voldemort targeted Hogwarts. Percy was fighting alongside Fred when an explosion ended up taking his brother's life. Ron and Ginny were also present for the battle and defeat of Voldemort that ended the Second Wizarding War. With the death of Fred, there was no chance of celebration but the family managed to carry on in the years that followed.
The Fate Of The Weasley Family In Harry Potter
Ron and Ginny were present during the Harry Potter epilogue which unearthed many details into the lives of the youngest Weasleys. Ron was married to Hermione and the pair had two children. In addition, Ron became an Auror but retired after two years to work in George's shop. Ginny ended up marrying Harry and became a professional Quidditch player, before becoming the mother to three kids. She eventually became the sports editor for the Daily Prophet.
Bill, who married Fleur Delacour before the Battle of Hogwarts, continued to work as a Curse Breaker. He and Fleur also had three children. Charlie continued working as a Dragonologist in Romania and remained unmarried. Percy went on to become the Head of the Department of Magical Transportation and married a woman named Audrey, who became the mother of his two daughters. George continued working at Weasleys Wizard Wheezes, a business that became very profitable for the family, but he never recovered the loss of his twin.
Arthur and Molly became proud grandparents after their family greatly expanded. Arthur continued working with the Ministry of Magic and fought to improve Muggle rights with the help of Kingsley Shacklebolt. It's assumed that Arthur continued having a good relationship with the Minister for Magic when his daughter-in-law, Hermione, took over the position. Not much was known about Molly's later life but she presumably watched over her large family as they continued to thrive well after the events of Harry Potter.