- Name: Emma Watson
- Age: 27 years old
- Height: 5ft 5in (165 cm)
- Occupation: Actress
- Net Worth: US $70 Million
- Status: Alive
Emma Watson is a British film actress, fashion model and women’s rights activist. She rose to stardom as “Hermione Granger” in the Harry Potter film franchise. Her film credits also include Beauty and the Beast (2017), Noah (2014) and The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012). Watson was born Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson on April 15, 1990 in Paris, France. Her lawyer parents Jacqueline and Chris separated in 1995. She has a younger brother , Alex, and three half-siblings: Toby, Lucy and Nina. Watson grew up in Oxfordshire, England, and attended the Stagecoach Theatre Arts school. There she studied acting/singing and performed in school plays. Watson continued her education at Brown University followed by Worcester College, Oxford. She graduated with a BA degree in English literature in 2014.
Watson started out acting in school plays. She won a local poetry competition at age 7. She was also encouraged by her teachers to pursue acting. Watson auditioned for the film ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ in 1999. After a few unsuccessful auditions, she was cast as “Hermione Granger”, a witch born to non-magical parents. The film was based on J. K. Rowling‘s book of the same name. The role of Hermione Granger was reprised 7 times: Chamber of Secrets (2002), Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), Goblet of Fire (2005), Order of the Phoenix (2007), Half-Blood Prince (2009) and Deathly Hollows – Parts 1 (2010) and 2 (2011). The films also stars Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint.
Watson starred as “Pauline Fossil” in the BBC television film, Ballet Shoes (2007). She voiced the character “Princess Pea” in the computer animated film, The Tale of Despereaux (2008). Watson starred as “Belle” opposite Dan Stevens (Beast) in Beauty and the Beast (2017). The film was directed by Bill Condon. Other notable films include Noah (2014) with Russell Crowe, Regression (2015) with Ethan Hawke and The Circle (2017) with Tom Hanks.
In addition to films, Watson is a fashion model and women’s rights activist. She landed her first magazine cover on Teen Vogue in 2005. She had successful campaigns with Burberry in 2009 and 2010. Watson became the face of French perfumes/cosmetics house ‘Lancome’ in 2011. She won a British Fashion Award in 2014 for Best British Style. Watson was named a Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women in 2014. She was ranked #26 on Time magazine’s 2015 list of the world’s most influential people.
Emma Watson is 5ft 5in tall and she’s of English and German ancestry. Her net worth is estimated at $70 million. The Harry Potter films have grossed over $8 billion. She’s also had endorsement deals with companies like Burberry and Lancome. Watson has dated college student Will Adamowicz and Matthew Janney. She’s also been linked to financier ‘Jay Barrymore’ and to tech manager ‘William “Mack” Knight’.
Emma Watson Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson
- Birthday: April 15, 1990
- How Old : Age: 27 years old
- Place of Birth: Paris, France
- Zodiac Sign: Aries
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 5in (165 cm)
- Occupation: Actress, Model, Activist
- Years Active: 1999-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $70 Million
- Death-O-Meter: Alive