The beautiful and talented Emma Watson need not blow her trumpet after a remarkable performance in the first installment of the film adaptation of JK Rowling’s Harry Potter. She rapidly shot to fame as the mind-blowing series spanned to eight seasons. Undeterred Emma combined school with acting and made sure not to compromise her education. One may begin to wonder how the actress managed to clinch such a prestigious pedestal in the dynamic Hollywood world. Indeed, there is so much to know about the actress apart from her role as Hermione Granger in Harry Potter. Here are lesser known facts about her.
Emma Watson’s Bio & Age
She was born on April 15, 1990, as Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson to her parents Jacqueline Lesby and Chris Watson. She attended the Dragon School in Oxford, after which she moved to Headington School. Watson who was always inclined to the arts enrolled in a theatre school and studied acting, singing, and dancing. She started out with stage productions until 1999 when she was cast in the first Harry Potter series Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Watson made it to the lead casts of the film, alongside Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint; as Hermione Granger, Harry Potter, and Ron Weasley respectively.
The first Harry Potter film became a massive hit upon its release in 2001, and Watson alongside her lead counterparts earned great critical acclaim for their performances. She, as well as her counterparts, starred again in the second production of the series Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, which was released the following year. All through the Harry Potter era, Emma Watson’s voice of reason and her bossy character was widely acclaimed across the globe by various movie stakeholders, earning her tons of accolades and recognition.
Watson concluded all dealings with the Harry Potter empire in 2010, after the filming of the last installment; Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, which was released in November 2010. Having metamorphosed into a prominent figure, she continued to star in various notable movies. Having become a delightful face in the industry, she also attracted the attention of the fashion faculty, where she also had her presence duly felt. As early as 2005, Watson had her first modeling photo shoot which was for Teen Vogue magazine. She soon struck a mouth-watering deal with Burberry and campaigned for the brand. Emma Watson partnered with People Tree and became a creative designer for the company which was creating a Spring line of clothing at the time.
In 2011, she starred in My Week with Marylin. In 2013, Watson starred in the notable movie The Bling Ring, as a fictional accomplice in the true-life Bling Ring robberies. In 2017, she starred as ‘Belle’ in the live action of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, which exceeded expectations, having grossed over $1 billion. Also in 2017, Watson starred in The Circle.
Family – Parents, Brother
Like many of her counterparts, she came from a broken home. Watson’s parents got divorced when she was very young and she had to grow up with her mother in Oxfordshire. But she occasionally spent weekends in London with her father.
Emma has a brother named Alex Watson, a model who is not in the limelight. Alex and Emma walked side by side at the 2010 campaign for Burberry, drawing attention to the former. But the low-key model seems to have focused on school, as not so much is heard of him.
Personal Life – Dating, Boyfriend, Husband
For a beautiful and talented actress of her status, Emma surely has some stories written down in her relationship diary. Watson may be very private with her personal life, but no matter how she tries, she does not completely shy away from the curious media. The media was saturated with rumors in the early part of 2018, that the Harry Potter actress and Chord Overstreet of ‘Glee’ were in a relationship. These rumors were finally confirmed in May 2018 after the two were spotted holding hands in Los Angeles.
Emma Watson was also in a 2-year relationship with William “Mack” Night, a tech manager who would have been her husband but for their unexpected break-up. Watson who was really excited about the relationship was reportedly planning to propose to her then boyfriend, as a way of encouraging women and girls to do away with the old-fashioned tradition.
The relationship which started in 2015, came to an end in 2017 under vague circumstances, as the actress strictly keeps issues about her love life personal. But one thing we do know is that the actress is not married to anyone. She has also had relationship links with Will Adamowicz and Matthew Janney.
Body Measurements – Height, Weight
Emma Watson is very noticeable with her beautifully carved face and nicely shaped body. Watson and her slim body stand at a height of 5ft 5 in (165 cm) which is proportional to her weight of 53kg (117 pounds). With her body stats of 34-23-43, she fits into a size 6 (US) for her dresses.