Jorge Arantes is a Portuguese journalist and television communist best known as an ex-husband of author-producer and screenwriter of harry potter J.K Rowling. The 53-year-old was most recently dragged into controversy for accusations of domestic violence.
How was Jorge Arantes's Married life with JK Rowling?
Jorge Arantes,23, met the 25-year-old English instructor JK Rowling in Porto at a bistro bar before she wrote the Harry Potter novels. That time, JK was getting a charge out of with a portion of her companions. After understand and dating each other for a year, they married on October 16, 1992.
SOURCE: The Sun
After a few months of the wedding, J.K became pregnant with a first child but suffered a miscarriage. This tragedy caused their relationship even more violent and tempestuous. The couple welcomed a first child, daughter Jessica Rowling Arantes on July 27, 1993. J.K raised Jessica alone while writing the Philosopher's Stone and surviving on state benefits.
Speaking about the horrific night in 1993, JK refused to go without Jessica. Not only that, despite Jorge's saying she would come back for her in the morning, there was a more violent struggle. Jorge and Joane announced they were parting separate ways on November 17, 1993, and finalized a divorce in 1995.
Accusations of Domestic Abuse
On 12 June 2020, Jorge Arantes, 52, shamelessly admitted to slapping the author of Harry Potter, though it was not sustained domestic abuse. These new claims follow the British author speaking about the domestic abuse she went through in her first marriage to Jorge.
From the doorstep of his mother's home, Arantes reportedly said he had no regrets, but instead, he doesn't feel sorry for slapping her the day she left him. Jorge told The Sun, he slapped Joanne, but there was not sustained abuse. He's not sorry for slapping her.
How Much Is Jorge Arantes' Net Worth?
Jorge Arantes earned a huge amount as a Portuguese TV reporter in the past, but it is not clear where he works at present. It was reported, Jorge lost his lost job in 1994 after being slapped with a restraining order hunting Rowling to Edinburgh. Followed by the incident was descended into a nightmare of drug addiction.
SOURCE: The Sun
Arantes' mother, Marilia Rodrigues, told the Mirror that Jorge stole family heirlooms and jewelry to feed his drug habit. Jorge lived in a small apartment in the Paris suburb of Clichy with his brother Justino, a travel agent. Besides, he gave a series of interviews in 2000 with an intention to get his daughter back. He claims he is not interested in Rowling's money but wanted to visit his daughter.
Arantes ex-wife J.K Rowling has a staggering net worth of $670 million through some claim she's a billionaire. According to business insider, Rowling, who was on benefit while creating the first Harry Potter, has put much of her fortune into UK real estate, taxes, and charity. It would not surprise if said Joane's wealth is as vast as the Harry Potter's empire she's created.
Jorge Arantes Wiki-Bio
Jorges Arantes was born in 1967 to his mother, Marilia Rodrigues, in Portugal. He, along with brother Justino, was raised in a working-class family. Jorge's brother is a trip specialist by calling. The Portuguese reporter stands at height of 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs around 60 kilograms.
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