Since she was nine years old, Emma Watson has been known for her role in the film series of Harry Potter as the character Hermione Granger. She is a British actress, model and also activist. Having had a career since a young age, of course Emma Watson’s actions in her acting career are beyond doubt.
Harry Potter is one of the most popular fantasy series favored by many people. It doesn’t wonder if the Harry Potter movie is rapidly famous all over the world. Mostly known for her performance in the Harry Potter film series, the public really knows her net worth.
What Is Emma Watson Net Worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Emma Watson’s net worth is approximately $80 million as of 2021. In her performance in the Harry Potter film series from 2001-2011, she had earned about $60 million. She earned $4 million for 2007 ‘Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix’.
Emma then earned $30 million for Deathly Hallows. Moreover, she earned at least $70 million from Harry Potter base salaries alone after adjusting for inflation. Since the release of the final Harry Potter in 2011, she continued to star in plenty of motion pictures, they are:
- My Week with Marilyn (2011)
- The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
- The Bling Ring (2013)
- This Is the End (2013)
- Noah (2014)
- Colonia (2015)
- Regression (2015)
- Beauty and the Beast (2017)
- The Circle (2017)
- Little Women (2019)
How Does Emma Watson Make Money?
At the peak of her Harry Potter career, Emma earned $15-$20 million per year in acting salary alone. Emma’s performances in the films, acting along with Rupert Grint and Daniel Radcliffe, led Emma to achieve numerous awards and recognition.
In the summer of 2007, her work in the famous series was estimated to have earned her more than $13 million where she was recognized that she was ready financially. So, she would not have to work to make a living again.
Not only on the Harry Potter film series that she earned money, Emma also earned around $15 million for her role in Beauty and the Beast with performance bonuses. For her base salary for the movie, it was $3 million.
Emma was ranked sixth on Forbes’s list of ‘Most Valuable Young Stars’ in 2009. In the following year, she was also named as Hollywood’s highest paid female star after grossing a total of $24.8 million in 2009.
How Does Emma Spend Money?
Mostly, Emma spent her money on real estate. She revealed that as concerns with privacy in a 2017 interview with Vanity Fair, she eventually bought a home with a paparazzi-proof entrance through Skype with a real estate agent without having ever seen first.
Why did Emma purchase an anti-paparazzi home? In fact, Emma had plenty of bad situations with stalkers over the years.
Emma Watson’s Career
Emma began her acting career in the Harry Potter film series in 1999 by playing one of the leading roles as Hermione Granger. That was her first professional breakthrough and her debut screen performance in 2001 which had attracted critics and audiences.
She then appeared in the Harry Potter franchise for a second series for which her acting skills was commended. Emma played a major role in the third Harry Potter franchise in 2004 though the third film was the lowest earning film in the whole franchise.
Emma continued her success with the Harry Potter film from 2004 to 2009. At this time, Emma was also seen in smaller film The Tale of the Despereaux’. She became actively involved with the Fair Trade Fashion brand ‘People Tree’.
For the final installment of the Harry Potter franchise, it was divided into two parts, ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ part 1 and ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ part 2. Both were filmed between 2009 and 2011.
After ending up starring in the Harry Potter film series, she had a bunch of projects with other films. Emma was cast in the film ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ during this time. Then, in 2013, she appeared in ‘The Bling Ring’ based on the ‘Bling Ring’ robberies, in which Emma played the role of the main character as Nicki.
Because of his stunning acting in several famous films, Emma has won numerous awards including:
- A Young Artist Award in 2002
- People’s Choice Awards in 2012 and 2013
- British Artist of the Year by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 2014
- Teen Choice Awards in 2011 and 2017
Emma was also named as the Woman of the Year by British GQ in October 2013.
Here’s a list of other Emma’s awards:
Critic’s Choice Awards
- 2005 (for best young actress)
- 2006 (for best young actress)
- 2020 (for best acting ensemble)
MTV Movie Awards
- 2006 (for best on-screen team)
- 2011 (for best female performance, best kiss, and best fight)
- 2013 (for best female performance, best kiss, and best musical moment)
- 2002 (best young actor)
- 2012 (best supporting actress)
- 2018 (best actress)
When Emma is not acting, she is a highly sought after fashion model. her first modeling career started in 2005 with a photo shoot for Teen Vogue. In fact, Emma was the youngest person to ever appear on the teen magazine’s cover which now defunct.
Since then, Emma has modeled for two of British fashion house Burberry’s campaigns in August/Winter 2009 and Spring/Summer 2010. She reportedly received a six-figure fee for the August/Winter 2009 campaign. In 2011, she was also selected as the face of French perfume and cosmetics brand Lancome.
Emma Watson’s Early Life
Emma Charlotte Duere Watson was born in Paris on April 15, 1990. Emma has four siblings., Her parents divorced when she was 5 years old. Then, she moved from France to England with her mother, Jacqueline Luesby where both of her parents are originally from. In the weekends, she spent time with her father, Chris Watson at his home in London.
Her parents enrolled Emma in at the Oxford branch of the Stagecoach Theater Arts as she wanted to be an actress when she was 6 years old. Finally, when she was 9 years old, she got her first major acting assignment in the Harry Potter films. Well, this is the beginning of his success in acting.