Beyond her exceptional acting career, Emma Watson has captivated the world with her intelligence, grace, and dedication to various endeavours. Born on 15 April 1990, the English actress has received numerous accolades for her acting performances as well as for her women's rights work. In addition to her skills in acting, Harry Potter's cast member has an intriguing story to tell us.
The actress was born in France, but she is of British and Turkish descent. Watson lived in Maisons-Laffitte, near Paris, until the age of five, and then moved to England with her mother in Oxfordshire after her parents' divorce
Her dream of becoming an actress came true during her childhood. Fortunately, she had the opportunity to receive part-time training at the Oxford branch of Stagecoach Theatre Arts
Her teachers persuaded her to try out for the role, but it took a total of seven auditions before she finally secured the part of Hermione. Yet, J.K. Rowling was behind her since the beginning and knew she was the perfect fit for the role.
While filming Harry Potter, Emma and her fellow young actors dedicated up to five hours daily to their studies, and she consistently achieved straight A's during her tutoring sessions.
At the age of 15, Emma Watson achieved the remarkable feat of gracing the cover of Teen Vogue, becoming the youngest person to do so at that time.
Emma Watson enrolled at Brown University in 2009. She opted for an American university over a British one, citing that American universities offer students greater academic freedom to pursue their areas of interest.
During her time at this prestigious Ivy League institution, she earned a Bachelor's degree in English literature in 2014.
Apart from holding a degree, Emma Watson has been a certified yoga instructor since 2013, as she was figuring out her next move in life.
Journaling happens to be one of her most cherished activities. The outspoken feminist maintains more than 30 journals covering a wide range of topics, including yoga, dreams, her experiences in acting, and encounters with people.
Despite her fame for portraying the brown-haired Hermione Granger, Emma's original hair colour is blonde.
At the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscars event, the British skipped the after-show party as she unintentionally drifted off to sleep in her hotel suite.
Her movies have generated a staggering $5.4 billion in global earnings, making her name in the Guinness Book of World Records the highest-paid of the Decade.
Thanks to her role in the Harry Potter series, Watson has accumulated more than $12 million, to the point where she openly acknowledges that she no longer needs to work for financial gain.
She dedicated her 2014 Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year to her pet hamster, Millie, who died while she was filming Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.
The actress’s favourite film is Notting Hill, while her preferred TV show is Friends.
Filming for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix was so demanding that it led Emma to leave her role. The schedule on the set was so strict that she was afraid it would have an impact on her studies.
On the set of Harry Potter, Emma Watson admitted having a huge crush on Tom Felton, as she saw him as a bad boy.
In the event that you come across the actress in a bar, you may see her savouring her preferred drink: a gin and tonic.
It is reported that Kylie Jenner's net worth is $20 million, which is notably lower than Emma Watson’s net worth, standing at $70 million.