Emma Watson

Emma Watson, born on April 15, 1990, rose to stardom after appearing in the “Harry Potter” film franchise. She has now become one of the highest-paid actresses. The English actress has appeared in major blockbusters and independent films including “Beauty and The Beast,” which ranks among the highest-grossing films of all time. We will help you celebrate her special day right here. On that note let us recognize that success of women is related to their education and help them find resources for scholarships from around the world.

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson



Birth date:

April 15, 1990



Zodiac Sign:



5' 5"

Relationship Status:

In a relationship

Net Worth:

$80 million

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Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson is an actress who is best known for her role in the “Harry Potter” film series. After her success, she has grown to become one of the highest-paid actresses, according to “Forbes” and “Vanity Fair” magazines. In 2015, she was named as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by “Time” magazine.

Watson was born on April 15, 1990, in Paris, to Chris Watson and Jacqueline Luesby, who are both lawyers. The family lived in Maisons-Laffitte until her parents divorced when she was five. Watson then moved to England to live with her mother in Oxford and she spent the weekends at her father’s house in London.

While living in Oxford, Watson attended the Dragon School. She discovered her passion for acting at age six, and her parents enrolled her in a part-time theater school, Stagecoach Theatre Arts, where she studied acting, dancing, and singing. By the time she was 10, Watson had performed in several Stagecoach productions and school plays.

In 1999, the casting agents for the “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” movie found Watson through her Oxford theater teacher. After eight auditions, she was cast in the role of Hermione Granger alongside fellow applicants Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint. The release of the movie in 2001 was Watson’s cinematic screen debut. The movie broke records for opening-day sales and was rated the highest-grossing movie of 2001. She continued to play the role in all the subsequent “Harry Potter“ films over the next 10 years. Watson has been signed up for other major roles in independent movies, such as a supporting role in “My Week with Marilyn” (2011) and “The Bling Ring” (2013).

Career timeline

Her Cinematic Screen Debut

She is cast to play Hermione Jean Granger in “Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.”

2002 — 2011
The “Harry Potter” Movie Series

Over the next 10 years, Watson plays the role in all the “Harry Potter” movies.

The United Nations

In July, Watson is appointed a U.N. Women Goodwill Ambassador.

“Beauty And The Beast”

Watson stars as Belle in the live-action Disney movie, “Beauty and the Beast,” which grosses over $1.2 billion and emerges as the second highest-grossing film of the year.

Why We Love Emma Watson

  1. She is a Goodwill Ambassador

    Watson is working with the HeForShe campaign to empower girls and promote gender equality. The campaign seeks to involve men and boys in achieving equality by taking action against negative gender stereotypes and behaviors.

  2. She dedicated an award to her hamster

    In 2014, Watson dedicated a Britannia Award to her dead hamster. Her pet died when she was filming the first “Harry Potter” movie.

  3. She is a strong woman

    Watson is a feminist who advocates for the rights of young girls. Despite receiving negative reactions and threats from people who are unhappy with the HeForShe campaign, she still stands strong. She is also an activist for climate change and environmental justice.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. “Harry Potter” was her professional acting debut

    Even though she had acted on stage before, her first role on screen was as Hermione Granger in “Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.”

  2. She almost quit “Harry Potter”

    After the fifth film, Watson was hesitant to continue her role.

  3. She did voice work

    Watson voiced Princess Pea in the 2008 animated movie, “The Tale of Despereaux.”

  4. She turned down Disney

    Watson was offered the role of Cinderella but turned it down, and it was given to Lily James.

  5. She is a model

    Watson has worked on several campaigns with major companies such as Burberry and Lancôme.

Emma Watson FAQs

How old was Emma Watson in the last “Harry Potter” film?

She was 21 years old when the final film premiered.

Why did she play Belle?

According to Watson, she was drawn to the character of Belle because of her inner strength.

Can Emma Watson sing?

Yes, she can. Watson sang in the movie “Beauty and the Beast,” an experience she says was terrifying.

Emma Watson’s birthday dates

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