Facts About Emma Watson:
Emma Watson has been a prominent part of our lives since childhood. We all loved her in the Harry Potter franchise and she still continues to surprise us. Her character of Hermione Granger can be regarded as one of the most iconic characters in Hollywood and there is not a single Harry Potter fan who did not have a crush on Emma Watson.
#1: Youngest person to appear on Teen Vogue cover
Emma Watson started her career at the age of 9 and by the time she was a teenager she had already achieved so much more than most of us can even imagine. At the age of fifteen, apart from being one of the most popular actresses in the world, she became the youngest person to appear on the cover of Teen Vogue magazine. What were you doing when you were 15?
#2: Highest Grossing Actress of the decade
The Harry Potter franchise became a sensation thanks to all the lovable characters and the amazing plot. Harry Potter movies were also big at the Box office. It decimated all the previous records. Thanks to that, Emma Watson was named the “Highest Grossing Actress of the Decade” (2000-09) by Guinness Book of World Records. Her movies in the past decade grossed over $5.4 Billion worldwide.
#3: She considered the Harry Potter cast her family
Emma Watson was only 9 years old when she joined the Harry Potter franchise and she was 22 by the time the franchise ended. She basically grew up on the sets of Harry Potter and due to that she became best friends with Harry Potter co-stars Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint and she calls them her brothers.
#4: She keeps a detailed log of her life
Emma Watson has kept a painstakingly detailed log of her everyday life since her film career took off. She has more than 30 journals in total. She made it into a routine so that she could keep track of what she was doing and to bring some discipline in her life.
#5: She gave 8 auditions for the role of Hermione
Emma Watson had no prior experience in the field of acting before appearing in the Harry Potter franchise and it was not easy for her to land the role that made her career. She auditioned a total of eight times for the role of Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter movies, playing opposite five opposite sets of Harry’s before landing the part.
#6: She’s not a fan of taking pictures with fans
Emma Watson has stated that she does not like to take pictures with fans. She thinks that everyone has a right to privacy and she does not like it when people ask for a picture with her as it invades her personal life. She stated that she prefers to sign autographs for fans but she draws a line at taking pictures. It seems a bit harsh, right?
#7: United Nations Women Goodwill Ambassador
Emma Watson was appointed as a United Nations Women Goodwill Ambassador for her influence and for the extensive work that she had done in this area. Watson, at one point, thought about not doing the last 3 movies of Harry Potter as she wanted to do Humanitarian work. Her speech at the UN was amazing and it touched so many people.
#8: She likes bad boys
During interviews, Rupert Grint and Daniel Radcliffe, who played the roles of Ron and Harry respectively, admitted that they had a crush on Emma in the past. But that feeling ran only one way as Emma liked Tom Felton or Draco Malfoy. She stated that she liked Tom as he was a bit older and had a skateboard. No room for Good guys here.
#9: She is a Certified Yoga instructor
Emma Watson is a certified Yoga and Meditation instructor as she believes that everyone must meditate and do yoga to get a better life. It is healthy for everyone and to promote yoga and meditation she got the certification. On a different note, where can we sign up for private classes?
#10: She could have been Cinderella
Disney approached Emma Watson for the role of Cinderella (2015) as she would have been perfect for the role, but at that time Watson wanted to focus on other things so she refused. Later on, Disney did manage to sign Emma for the live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast (2017).