Emma Watson Charlotte Duerre is a British actress, model, and activist. She is mostly known for her portrayal of Hermione Granger in J.K Rowling’s novel Harry Potter. She was also the face of several top fashion brands. She was one of the most paid actresses in the world in 2015, according to Forbes.
Emma Watson Biography
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Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson was born on 15th April 1990 in Paris, to parents Chris Watson and Jacqueline Luesby, who were both Lawyers. Until her parents’ divorce Watson lived in Maisons-Laffitte, France. Upon the divorce, she and her mother moved to Oxfordshire and she often spent the weekends with her father in London. At the age of six, she became passionate about acting so she was enrolled at the Oxford branch of Stagecoach Theatre Arts, where she studied acting, Singing, and dancing. While studying there, Watson performed in Stagecoach productions and school plays such as Arthur: The Young Years and The Happy Prince, however, her first professional act was in the Harry Potter series.
Watson attended the Headington School, Oxford. While filming she was tutored alongside her classmates for five hours a day. After she successfully passed her GCSE school examinations and A levels, she took a gap year to film Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Parts 1 & 2. She then attended Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature.
Emma Watson Acting / Modeling Career
Watson was cast for the film adaptation of British author J. K. Rowling’s best-selling novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. She was cast as Hermione Granger, one of Harry Potter’s closest friends. After her debut in the film received positive reviews, she subsequently reprised the role in the remaining parts of the film. In 2014, she was cast as Ila, Shem’s wife, in the Bible drama Noah. She was featured as Belle in the 2017 live-action Disney adaptation of Beauty and the Beast. In 2022, Watson and many cast members of the Harry Potter film series reunited for an HBO Max special titled Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts.
In 2005, Watson was the youngest person to cover Vogue Magazine by her Teen Vogue photoshoot cover. In 2008, she was made the face of Channel. Watson also partnered with Burberry and was the face of Lancôme. Watson received the Style Icon award from British Elle by Dame Vivienne Westwood. She worked with several other fashion brands in terms of advertising and advisor. In 2013, Madame Tussauds in London revealed a wax statue of Watson wearing an Elie Saab Haute Couture. As of 2020. Watson became the youngest member of the board of directors of Kering, a French-based multinational corporation specializing in luxury goods.
Emma Watson Movies and TV Shows
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Ballet Shoes (2007), The Tale of Despereaux (2008), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 (2010), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, My Week with Marilyn (2011), The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012), The Bling Ring, This Is the End (2013), Noah (2014), Colonia, Regression, The Vicar of Dibley (2015), Beauty and the Beast, The Circle (2017), Little Women (2019), Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts (2022).
Emma Watson Awards / Nominations
Watson has won 28 awards including the 2002 Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actress, MTV Movie Awards (3), People’s Choice Awards (2), Teen Choice Awards (8), and several others. She has also been nominated 65 times including Saturn Awards, American Comedy Awards, MTV Movie Awards, Kids’ Choice Awards, and many others.
Emma Watson Boyfriend and Relationship
Watson has been romantically linked to American businessman Leo Robinton and Brandon Green, son of British billionaire Sir Philp Green.
The actress is certified to teach yoga and meditation. In 2016, Watson became a visiting fellow at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University.
She is an outspoken feminist and has helped many NGOs that focus on sexual harassment, cruelty against children, and many others.
Emma Watson Net Worth
As of 2023, Emma Watson’s net worth is estimated at $85 million.