Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson was born on April 15, 1990 in Paris, France. Her parents are English lawyers Jacqueline Luesby and Chris Watson, who separated when she was young. After their separation, Watson moved with her mother and younger brother to Oxfordshire, while visiting her father in London on weekends. Watson attended the Dragon School in Oxford, and recalls wanting to be an actress from as early as age six. By age ten, Watson had performed in many Stagecoach Theatre Arts productions.
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2. Income & Salary
Emma Watson rose to prominence after being cast as Hermione Granger in the film adaptations of J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels. In 2005, coinciding with the release of the fourth film in the series (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire), Watson became the youngest person to appear on the cover of Teen Vogue magazine. By 2007, Emma Watson‰Ûªs earnings from the Harry Potter franchise totaled up to å£10 million ($15,811,000.00 in United States currency), earning her a place at number six on Forbes magazine‰Ûªs 2009 list of ‰ÛÏMost Valuable Young Stars.‰Û That same year, the fifth movie in the series (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix) was released in theaters, bringing in a record-breaking $332.7 million on its opening weekend. Outside of the Harry Potter series, Watson also starred in film adaptations of The Tale of Despereaux and The Perks of Being a Wallflower, in both of which her performances were met with great critical acclaim, and the former of which grossed $87 million worldwide. In addition to her acting career, Emma Watson began a career in modelling in 2009, accepting a six figure deal to partner with Burberry.
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3. Estimated Net Worth
According to recent reports, Emma Watson‰Ûªs net worth as of 2013 is $50 million. For her work on the last two films in the Harry Potter film series (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Parts One and Two), Watson earned a salary of $15 million for each part.