Born Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson, English model and actress Emma Watson has a total net worth of $60 million.
Dubbed as “The Harry Potter” star, Emma Watson who was born on April 5, 1990 in Paris, France had a penchant for acting from a tender age of six and studied singing dancing and acting at the Oxford branch of Stagecoach Theater Arts. Emma performed in school plays and stagecoach productions including Arthur: The Young Years and The Happy Prince. In 1999, she was introduced to the casting agents of Harry Potter series by her Oxford tutor and was chosen for acting after eight auditions.
Watson began her professional acting career with her big screen debut in “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the film adaption of J.K. Rowling novel. The film received a marvelous success in box office breaking record for opening day sales, opening weekend takings and highest –grossing film of 2001. Emma Watson was nominated for five awards for her role in the movie and won the Young Artist Award for Leading Young Actress.
Next in the installment series was “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” which was released in 2002 in which Watson continued putting life to her character “”Hermione”. She was rewarded with “Otto Award” by the “Bravo”, a German magazine. Watson’s next performance was in the next movie in the series “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” which released in 2004. Though it was lowest grossing “Harry Potter series”, Watson was applauded for her charismatic performance and awarded with two Otto Awards and the ‘Child Performance of the Year Award’ from ‘Total Film‘.
Emma Watson‘s career reached a milestone with release of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in 2005 with a tremendous success in box office. Emma was awarded with “Bronze Otto Award” and she became the youngest celebrity to appear on Teen Vogue. Harry Potter series proved to be a money spinner for her with the continued success of the series. Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix was released in 2007. The film was a colossal financial success, and held a record of worldwide opening-weekend gross of $332.7 million. Watson got awarded with Best Female Performance Award and along with the eminence and fame, the series placed her on one of the richest celebrities with her earnings amounting to more than 10 million dollars.
Though hesitant at first to commit for further four years after Order of Phoenix, Watson was noted saying that she could not let the role of Hermione slip off. Her appearance in the first part of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows three years later earned Emma almost three times more. Her earning bloated to a net worth of 20 million dollars with the last two sequels of the series.
She has also voiced for Princess Pea in the animated film The Tale of Despereaux. She also starred as Sam in a film adaptation of The Perks of Being a Wallflower which was released in September 2012. Emma Watson played the role of IIa in biblical epic Noah in 2014.
Apart from acting; Watson has been involved in modeling. She appeared in Burberry campaigns in 2009 and 2010 and is attached to Fair Trade and Lancôme.
A worldwide poll carried out by Empire magazine voted her as the Sexiest Female Movie Star. BuzzFeed named her the “most flawless woman of the decade” in May 2014. With her appointment as a UN Women Goodwill Ambassador in 2014, she has been actively engaged in UN women campaign HeForShe which galvanizes men to advocate for gender equality. Her speech on feminism on UN in September was met with standing ovation.
Said to have been single until 2014, Emma Watson is believed to be dating Oxford Rugby player Matt Janney as the player was spotted helping Emma to move items out of her London home. Emma Watson is one of the richest celebrities with networth of 60 million dollars.
Quick Facts about Emma Watson
Full Name: Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson
Profession: Actress, Model
Height: 5′ 5″ (1.65 m)
Weight: 109 lbs (49 kg)
Ethnicity: English, German
Nationality: United Kingdom
Date of Birth: April 15, 1990
Place of Birth: Paris, France
Education: Brown University, Headington School, Oxford
Marital status: Dating ( Matt Janey)
Emma Watson Zodiac/Astrological Sign: Aries