Felonius Gru is the main protagonist of Despicable Me, Despicable Me 2, Despicable Me 3 and a minor character in Minions often referred to by his surname Gru, was formerly a supervillain and jelly manufacturer and a consultant for the Anti-Villain League.
Born from the family with long line of villainy and formerly the world's greatest villain, Gru has been ousted by Vector, who had stolen the Pyramid of Giza and been bestowed the honor of pulling off the "crime of the century". In response, Gru unveils his plan for an even more impressive crime; the theft of the Moon. When his plans are interrupted by Vector Perkins, Gru becomes the adoptive father of three girls: Margo, Edith Gru, and Agnes Gru.
Originally intending to use the trio as pawns for his scheme to steal the moon, Gru ends up warming up to the girls. After the Moon incident, Gru has become a stay-at-home dad and turned the Lab into a jelly manufacturing plant. He is brought out of retirement when the Anti-Villain League recruits him to find and stop the thief who stole the PX-41 mutagen. Together with AVL Agent Lucy Wilde, he attempts to track down the evasive El Macho. During the mission Lucy Wilde and Gru fall in love. They got married after El Macho was defeated.