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Are curious about the birthdays of your favorite Harry Potter characters? We have covered the full list for you below. J.K Rowling, the author of Harry Potter, clearly found birthdays to be meaningful because she mentions so many of them in the series. Does a character share the same birthday as you? Find the birthdays of all your favorite characters below!

Want to see the birthdays of the cast of the Harry Potter movies too? Check out this article on the Harry Potter cast and character ages!

1. Harry Potter – 31st July 1980

Harry Potter

Our hero’s birthday is 31st July 1980. In the Harry Potter books, it is one of the earliest birthdays that we learn of. Harry always had a difficult childhood after seeing his parents be taken away from him—this made his birthday a particularly painful time. His birthday was revealed when the Dursleys retreated to a remote location with Harry to avoid getting more letters from Hogwarts. That’s where he awake alone, wishing himself happy birthday.

2. Hermione Granger – 19th September 1979

Hermione Granger

Hermione was born on September 19, 1979. Her birthday was mostly unknown to the fans and was not mentioned in any of the Harry Potter books. However, fans always speculated that she was a bit older than Harry as she and Ron were able to take the apparition exams earlier in The Half-Blood Prince. However, J.K Rowling later revealed online that her birthday was 19 September.

3. Ron Weasley – 1st March 1980

Ron Weasley

Born on 1st March, we found out about Ron’s birthday in The Half-Blood Prince when he was opening his presents. He finds a box of Chocolate and started eating, assuming they were for him. However, it was a gift to Harry from Romilda which was full of a love potion.

Ron is also younger than Hermione which is surprising.

4. Albus Dumbledore – August 1881

Albus Dumbledore

Dumbledore is one of the most popular characters in the Harry Potter series, but he’s also quite mysterious. One mystery about him is his exact birth date. However, we have got some clues that it may be in July or August. Rita Skeeter says that he was nearing his 18th birthday when he left Hogwarts, and Hogwarts finishes in June. This makes sense because Dumbledore must have turned 18 by August to qualify for his class at Hogwarts.

5. Voldemort – 31st December 1926

Tom Riddle, or Lord Voldemort, whatever you want to call him, was born on new year’s eve. Dumbledore revealed in his research to Harry that he was born on 31st December 1926. We also found out that Tom’s mother stumbled into a muggle orphanage on New Year’s eve, gave birth to him, and died some time after.

6. Neville Longbottom – 30th July 1980

Neville and Harry have almost the same birthday. As Harry learns about his prophecy, it is revealed that Neville would’ve been chosen if it wasn’t for him. However, Voldemort decided that Harry was the right one.

7. Rubeus Hagrid – 6th December 1928

Hagrid’s birthday is on 6th December 1928. It was featured in Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery as Dumbledore decided to plan a surprise party for Hagrid’s 56th birthday. Hagrid was always loyal to his friends and Dumbledore, so the man deserved that much at least!

8. Draco Malfoy – 5th June 1980

Draco Malfoy was born on 5th June 1980. He’s a pure-blooded wizard who’s the son of Narcissa and Lucius Malfoy. He attended Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry along with the other students in Harry Potter. When it comes to his personality, he was an arrogant individual with a narcissistic nature. We all know he was a strong opponent to Harry Potter. He’s highly intelligent and capable of doing great (and terrible) things!

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9. Severus Snape – 9th January 1960

Severus Snape is a half-blooded wizard in Harry Potter who was born on 9th January 1960. He served as the Headmaster of Hogwarts. He was deeply in love with Harry Potter’s mother to the extent of risking his own life for her safety. He’s a complex character to be sure, as he can be a cold-hearted and cynical person but also very courageous and caring.

10. Luna Lovegood – 12th January 1981

Luna Lovegood was a witch in Harry Potter. Her birthday is on 12th January 1981. As far as her personality is concerned, she’s a quirky girl with eccentric beliefs. She used to lack self-consciousness and did not truly embrace her abilities. But overall, she’s an intellectual and perceptive girl!

11. James & Lily Potter – 27th March & 30 January 1960

James Potter is the father of Harry Potter. He was born on 27th March 1960. He also attended Hogwarts School of Witchcraft in his days. James was a talented wizard who used to be quite boastful about his tricks. He often bullied other students just for the thrill of it. Among those bullied students was Severus Snape—that’s how they became rivals.

Lily Potter was born on 30th January 1960 and was in love with James Potter. She’s known to have been quite a popular and talented student. She was always responsible and never really caused trouble at school.

12. Ginny Weasley – 11th August 1981

Ginny Weasley, also known as Ginevra Weasley, is a pure-blooded witch and an independent and energetic girl. She’s highly driven by her goals and is known to have a lively personality. She was in love with Harry Potter when she was a child and eventually ends up marrying him! Overall, she was a popular character in Harry Potter who was liked by many boys.

13. Fred & George Weasley – 1st April 1978

Fred Weasley was born on 1st April 1978 is one of the main characters in Harry Potter. He’s a pure-blooded wizard who is described as a goofy and extroverted individual. As for George Weasley, he was also born on 1st April 1978. He resembles his brother, and he’s outgoing and charming as well.

14. Percy Weasley – 22 August 1976

Percy Weasley is a pure-blooded wizard who was born on 22nd August 1976. He’s described as an overly ambitious person who is highly devoted to his goals, and he has great respect for the authorities. His main goal is to become the Minister for magic!

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15. Charlie Weasley – 12th December 1972

Charlie Weasley was born on 12th December 1972, he’s the older brother of Percy, Fred, George, Ron, and Ginny. Like his siblings, he’s also quite extroverted, and he’s known to be fond of animals. Due to his curious nature, he’s very brave!

16. Bill Weasley – 29th November 1970

Bill Weasley is the oldest of the Weasley children. He was born on 29th November 1970. He’s cunning, smart, and a powerful wizard. Bill is very loyal to his family and always prioritizes their safety. Bill belongs to the Order of the Phoenix and has played a major role in the fight against Voldemort.

17. Molly Weasley – 30th October 1950

Molly Weasly was born in 1950. She’s one of the witches in Harry Potter and the mother of Ron, Ginny, and the rest of the Weasley children. She’s a kind-hearted and loving individual who treats everyone like a mother. She’s very gentle and empathetic towards other people. After Harry faced the mistreatment of the Dursleys, Molly helped him a lot!

18. Arthur Weasley – 6th February 1950

Arthur Weasley was born on 6th February 1950. He’s an employee of the Ministry of Magic, and he is a strong believer in equality in magic. He’s the type of person who always wants the best for everyone while remaining just. He strongly opposes the concept of discrimination when it comes to half-blooded wizards.

19. Sirius Black – 3rd November 1959

Sirius Black is a pure-blooded wizard and the godfather of Harry Potter. Sirius is a pure-hearted individual who’s willing to die for his loved ones. He’s a very kind and loyal person who never betrayed anyone, though he spends 12 years locked away for crimes he was accused of.

20. Dobby – 28th June

Dobby is an elf who served the Malfoy family. His birthday is June 28th (the same date as Author J.K. Rowling’s sister!) but we don’t know in which year he was born. He’s a brave, loyal, and caring individual who would do anything to protect the Malfoy family—even if it required him to risk his own life!

21. Dudley Dursley – 23rd June 1980

Dudley Dursley was Harry Potter’s cousin—the muggle son of his aunt and uncle. He’s known as a spoiled child who became quite muscular in his teens. He was involved in bullying Harry Potter and the weaker children.

22. Remus Lupin – 10th March 1960

Remus Lupin is a half-blooded wizard who got attacked by Fenrir, a werewolf, when he was just a child. He was also a professor at Hogwarts and taught Defence Against the Dark Arts. He’s a compassionate individual with a lot of patience—unless the moon is full!

23. Minerva McGonagall – 4th October 1935

Minerva McGonagall is a Scottish half-blooded witch who taught at Hogwarts. She eventually became the Headmistress of the school. She’s a stern lady with a strong point of view who rarely smiles and gives compliments.

24. Newt Scamander – 24th February 1897

Newt Scamander is one of the many pure-blooded wizards in Harry Potter. His birthdate is 24th February 1897. He’s not very reliable, as he endangered a student’s life and got expelled from Hogwarts. But that’s just where his journey began.

25.Tina Goldstein – 19th August 1901

Tina Goldstein is one of the main characters in Fantastic Beasts. She’s the sister of Queenie Goldstein. She has always been ambitious and has a strong desire to help others and stand up for helpless people.

26. Horace Slughorn – 28th April 1882

Horace Slughorn is a wizard who was a member of Slytherin. He has a jovial personality and loves munching on snacks, especially crystallized pineapple! He is the potions master at Hogwarts. 

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27. Dolores Umbridge – 26th August 1961

Dolores Umbridge is a half-blooded witch who served the British Ministry of Magic. She’s portrayed as an evil woman who misuses the political power in her hands. She’s quite ruthless and doesn’t understand the pain of others.

28. Gilderoy Lockhart – 26th January 1964

Gilderoy Lockhart was born on 26th January 1964. He is a half-blooded wizard and was a professor at Hogwarts. He’s defined as a selfish, arrogant, and dangerous person who can project his feelings onto others without feeling any kind of remorse.

29. Sybill Trelawney – 9th March 1962

Sybill Trelawney is a half-blooded witch and a professor at Hogwarts. She’s a mysterious person who fails to understand other people’s feelings. She’s not often respected by other professors and has the lowest status.

30. Filius Flitwick – 17th October 1958

Fillius Flitwick is a goblin-wizard who was the Charms professor at Hogwarts and Head of House Ravenclaw. Overall, he is a gentle person who has a sense of good and evil. He loves to have fun, and he can also be sarcastic at times.

31. Pomona Sprout – 15th May 1931(?)

Pomona Sprout is a witch who was the Head of Hufflepuff House at Hogwarts. She was also head of the herbology department. Her birthday is 15 May, but the info on her birth year isn’t clear. It seems she was born in 1931 or 1941. She’s quite cheerful and positive—and she’s an expert at all things green.

32. Garrick Ollivander – 25th September 1909

Garrick Ollivander is a half-blooded wizard born on 25th September 1909. He’s an extremely intelligent person and has a perfect memory when it comes to performing his duties—that is, making the wands for Hogwarts students and other witches and wizards.

33. Quirinus Quirrell – 26th September 1967

Quirinus Quirrell is a half-blooded wizard who was a professor at Hogwarts School. When he was a child, he was known to be a gifted individual but he was emotionally fragile too. He eventually was turned to evil by Voldemort and defeated by Harry Potter. 

34. Silvanus Kattleburn – 22nd November 1927

Silvanus Kattleburn is a wizard who serves as a professor of the Care of Magical Creatures. While a jovial and kind person, he was also reckless—so much so that he had lost nearly all of his limbs!

35. Celestina Warbeck – 18th August 1917

“The Singing Sorceress” Celestina Warbeck was a popular singer who was featured on the Wizarding Wireless Network. She recorded the anthem for Puddlemere United Quidditch team and was Molly Weasley’s favorite singer.

Final Verdict

Birthdays are important in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and it’s fascinating to find out when each character came into the world. But no matter when they were born, all of our favorite Harry Potter characters will remain timeless! 

Find all of the Harry Potter Character Birthdays by Month and Date and the corresponding Zodiac sign:

CharacterBirthdayZodiac Sign
Harry Potter31 July 1980Leo
Hermione Granger19 September 1979Virgo
Ron Weasley1 March 1980Pisces
Albus Dumbledore1 August 1881Virgo
Voldemort31 December 1926Capricorn
Neville Longbottom30 July 1980Leo
Rubeus Hagrid6 December 1928Sagittarius
Draco Malfoy5 June 1980Gemini
Severus Snape9 January 1960Capricorn
Luna Lovegood13 February 1981Aquarius
James Potter27 March 1960Aries
Lily Potter30 January 1960Aquarius
Ginny Weasley11 August 1981Leo
Fred & George Weasley1 April 1978Aries
Percy Weasley22 August 1976Leo
Charlie Weasley12 December 1972Sagittarius
Bill Weasley29 November 1970Sagittarius
Molly Weasley30 October 1949Scorpio
Arthur Weasley6 February 1950Aquarius
Sirius Black3 November 1959Scorpio
Dobby28 JuneCancer
Dudley Dursley23 June 1980Aries
Remus Lupin10 March 1960Pisces
Minerva McGonagall4 October 1935Libra
Newt Scamander24 February 1897Pisces
Tina Goldstein19 August 1901Capricorn
Horace Slughorn28 AprilTaurus
Dolores Umbridge26 August 1961Capricorn
Gilderoy Lockhart26 January 1964Aquarius
Sybill Trelawney9 March 1960Pisces
Filius Flitwick17 OctoberLibra
Pomona Sprout15 MayTaurus
Garrick Ollivander25 SeptemberLibra
Quirinus Quirrell26 SeptemberLibra
Silvanus Kattleburn22 NovemberSagittarius
Celestina Warbeck18 AugustLeo

Harry Potter Characters by Zodiac Sign

Aries

  • 27 March — James Potter
  • 1 April — Fred and George Weasley

Taurus

  • 28 April — Horace Slughorn
  • 2 May — Victoire Weasley
  • 15 May — Pomona Sprout
  • 20 May — Jack and Tom Monk

Gemini

  • 5 June — Draco Malfoy
  • Cancer
  • 23 June — Dudley Dursley
  • 28 June — Dobby
  • 12 July — Ignotus Peverell

Leo

  • 30 July — Neville Longbottom
  • 31 July — Harry Potter
  • 11 August — Ginny Weasley[24]
  • 14 August — Barry Wee Willie Winkle
  • 18 August — Celestina Warbeck
  • 19 August — Porpentina Goldstein
  • 22 August — Percy Weasley

Virgo

  • 26 August — Dolores Umbridge
  • 7 September — Mrs Chang
  • 19 September — Hermione Granger

Libra

  • 25 September — Garrick Ollivander
  • 26 September — Quirinus Quirrell
  • 4 October — Minerva McGonagall
  • 8 October — Paloma Proudfoot
  • 17 October — Filius Flitwick
  • unknown date — Reg Cattermole

Scorpio

  • 30 October — Molly Weasley
  • 3 November — Sirius Black

Sagittarius

  • 22 November — Silvanus Kettleburn
  • 29 November — Bill Weasley
  • 30 November — Egmont Hobday
  • 6 December — Rubeus Hagrid
  • 6 December — Griselda Jorkins
  • 12 December — Charlie Weasley

Capricorn

  • 31 December — Tom Riddle
  • 6 January — Queenie Goldstein
  • 9 January — Severus Snape

Aquarius

  • 26 January — Gilderoy Lockhart
  • 30 January — Lily Evans
  • 6 February — Arthur Weasley
  • 13 February — Luna Lovegood
  • Date Unknown – Miraphora Mina

Pisces

  • 24 February — Newt Scamander
  • 1 March — Ron Weasley
  • 9 March — Sybill Trelawney
  • 10 March — Remus Lupin
  • Date Unknown — Mafalda Hopkirk
  • Date Unknown — Eduardo Lima Filho

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