Emma Watson Biography – Age, Movies, UN, Net Worth, and Husband [Updated November 2020]

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Emma Watson

Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson born in Paris, April 15, 1990, is a British actress and model.

She achieved world fame after playing the character of Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series, from 2001 to 2011. In 2013 for the interpretation of Sam in The Perks of Being a Wallflower she won the Best Actress Award assigned to the San Diego Film Critics Society Awards, a People’s Choice Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama, and several other accolades.

During the same year, Emma was awarded the MTV Trailblazer Award at the MTV Movie Awards, awarded to “a young actor who managed to inspire others with a diverse portfolio of work and a transcendent reputation in the public eye”. In 2014 she received the BAFTA Britannia Award as the best British artist of the year, while in 2015 the Time magazine included her in the list of the 100 most influential people in the world.


Born Name

Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson




Paris France


30 years




(in love with a partner) Leo Robinton

Alma Mater

Brown Unversity (AB)

Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford





Years Active

1999 – present

Notable Movies

Harry Potter Series


Beauty and the Beast

Little Women

Net Worth

$80 million approx.


Emma Watson was born on April 15, 1990, in Paris, where she lived until the age of five, daughter of Jacqueline Luesby and Chris Watson. Following the divorce of her parents, the children settled with their mother in Oxfordshire but spent a few weeks at their father’s house in London. She attended the first two years at the Brown University of Rhode Island, studying History, and then moved to the University of Oxford, at Worcester College. For the last year of studies, Watson returned to Brown University, and then graduated, on May 25, 2014, in English literature.

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Harry Potter debut

Emma Watson’s interest in acting begins during her school years in Oxford, where she participates in many dramas (in Arthur the Young Years, she plays the Fata Morgana role and plays in a play of The Happy Prince. The role of Hermione Granger was her first major acting role.

In 1999, auditions for Harry Potter characters began. Cast agents hired Emma to audition. After eight hearings, producer David Heyman announced that she had landed the role of Hermione Granger, whom young Watson played in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001).

Later Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) films, before receiving her first acting role in an external movie when Emma Watson was asked to take part, in the role of Pauline, in the filming of the TV film Ballet Shoes, released on December 26, 2007, on the UK networks.

International success

On July 9, 2007, Emma took part with Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint in the ceremony called “Hands, Feet and Wands Ceremony” which took place in front of Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood.

She continues to play the character of Hermione until the end of the Harry Potter series, appearing in the last chapters Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix ( 2007 ), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ( 2009 ), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 ( 2010 ) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 ( 2011 ), gaining considerable media success as the film series grew in popularity and international recognition.

In a 2009 Times Magazine interview, Emma Watson explains:

“With Columbus, there was a hilarious side: Hermione was pedantic and arrogant, a little Lady. Then Alfonso brought out the girl-power element in her, and that suited me because I was becoming a teenager. Later, Mike Newell brought out his sensitive side as a vulnerable and insecure girl. “

Meanwhile, in December 2008, The Tale of Despereaux, an animated film inspired by the novel by Kate DiCamillo, where Watson voices Princess Pea, was released. Emma Watson also plays Irina, in March 2010, in the play Three Sisters of Chekhov staged by her University, Brown.

In 2009 she was involved as a creative consultant for People Tree, a fair-trade fashion brand. The actress then creates a clothing line for spring/summer 2010 and continues to participate in this project with the creation of the spring/summer 2011 collection. In March 2011, a new ethical fashion line inspired by the sixties/seventies was released, created by Emma and Alberta Ferretti. Emma represented the face of Burberry for the autumn/winter 2009 and spring/summer 2010 campaigns alongside her brother Alex Watson, musician George Craig and Douglas Booth.

In 2010, Watson appeared in the video of One Night Only music video Say You Don’t Want It, released on June 25, 2010, and shot in Brooklyn. In this video, Emma plays the part of a “chic” dog (in the video, however, she always appears as a person, except in the final cut) who gets lost and, disoriented, is accompanied through the streets of New York by another dog, a stray, played by group frontman George Craig. The two boys, following an interview granted, stated that the story is inspired by the Disney film Lady and the Tramp.

In 2010 Emma Watson, together with colleagues Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint participated in the campaign of the American Libraries Association, called READ. Also, in 2010, she was hired for the role of Lucy in Marilyn, whose shooting ended in November of the same year. In 2011 it was announced that Emma would be the new face of the French cosmetic house Lancome and, in the same year, she was named “Most Beautiful Face of 2011” at the 22nd edition of the Independent Critics List of the 100 Most Beautiful Faces.

Social and political commitment

On 7 July 2014, Emma Watson was appointed Goodwill Ambassador, goodwill ambassador, by UN Women, the United Nations organization that deals with gender equality and the equal role of women in the world. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, executive director and undersecretary-general of the agency, said the actress’s “intelligence and passion” will help deliver the UN Women’s message of equality to her peers. In this institutional role, the feminist. The speech receives an ovation.

In 2015 Malala Yousafzai, during an interview with Emma Watson herself, claimed to have become a feminist thanks to her speech in 2014. Among the various initiatives for the campaign, Emma Watson launched “Our Shared Shelf”, a virtual book club and feminist, on the Goodreads platform. She also took part in the opening ceremony of the One Young World Summit in Ottawa by meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

In October 2016, she visited Malawi on a UN Women’s mission to witness the progress made to eliminate forced marriage for girls. In previous years she also visited Bangladesh and Zambia to promote women’s education. In February 2018, she donated £ 1 million to a new British foundation for women victims of abuse and harassment at work.

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