Get ready to trade your wand for a dose of real-world magic as we uncover 20 enchanting facts about the brilliant and beautiful Emma Watson. From Hogwarts to the United Nations, this actress and activist has cast a spell on hearts worldwide. Join us as we unravel the layers of Emma’s life, revealing the brilliant mind, fierce activism, and a touch of wizardry that make her much more than just a talented actress. Expect the unexpected as we explore the fascinating world of Emma Watson – where intelligence meets elegance and activism meets charm!
1-5 Fun Facts About Emma Watson
1. Despite being British, Watson was actually born in Paris.
2. Her parents, both English lawyers, facilitated her early years in France. Even now, she can speak a bit of French.
3. Before landing the role of Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter series, Watson had no prior professional acting experience.
4. Initially hesitant, Watson had to be convinced by her teachers to audition for the role of Hermione Granger. Despite the initial reluctance, she underwent seven auditions before securing the role.
5. J.K. Rowling, impressed by Watson during a phone conversation, remained committed to casting her as Hermione even after meeting her in person, finding her more attractive than the envisioned character.
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6. During the Harry Potter filming, Watson and other child actors received up to five hours of tutoring each day. Emma, being the overachiever she is, scored straight As. N.E.R.D. alert!
7. Both Rupert Grint and Daniel Radcliffe, fellow Harry Potter actors, confessed to having a crush on Watson in the past. However, Watson herself had a preference for Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) due to his older age, bad-boy persona, and possession of a skateboard.
8. At 15, Watson became the youngest person ever to grace the cover of Teen Vogue.
9. As a nightly routine, Watson journals almost everything before bedtime. She had accumilated around thirty journals over time.
10. She claims that her favorite way to unwind is to sit down with a book and enjoy some leisure reading.
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11. Hermione almost disappeared from the Half-Blood Prince, as Watson contemplated hanging up her wizarding robes. Ultimately, she decided against it, realizing she couldn’t bear watching someone else portray Hermione.
12. Before filming Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, director Alfonso Cuarón asked Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson to write essays about their characters. Watson submitted a substantial 16-page essay, while Radcliffe offered a single page, and Grint forgot to turn his in.
13. Emma Watson, Christopher Tolkien, Hugh Laurie, and Tom Hiddleston were all students at The Dragon School.
14. After concluding her role in Harry Potter, Emma Watson attended Brown University, a prestigious institution in the United States. She chose Brown for its academic freedom and the opportunity to experience a normal college life without paparazzi interference. Watson graduated with a degree in English literature.
15. During her time at Brown University, Watson noted that her fellow students were respectful and even “protective” of her university experience. Despite hosting a party with a hundred attendees, not a single photo made its way to Facebook, as Watson humorously pointed out.
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16. Beyond the wizarding world, Emma donned the hat of an advocate for women’s equality. In 2014, she ascended to the rank of UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, delivering a spellbinding speech for the HeForShe campaign. The impact? Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai declared herself a feminist after hearing Emma’s rallying cry.
17. And beyond her acting career, She is a certified yoga instructor.
18. Her favorite TV show is Friends.
19. Emma Watson stands at 5 ft 4 in (1.65 m). Compact but enchanting.
20. As of 2023, Emma Watson’s net worth is over $85 million.
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