Emma Watson is a British actor, model, turned activist. The world first fell in love with her when she played the famous character Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series. The talented child beat out hundreds of other girls to play the coveted role when she was just nine years old.
As much as the film franchise brought her money and fame, Emma is not banking on that. The young woman is truly multi-talented, challenging herself to learn new things beyond the world of film. In an interview Emma once said she wants to be a Renaissance woman. When you read the next 23 facts about her it’s easy to see she is already there.
#1. The English beauty was born in Paris, France.
Emma was born on April 15, 1990. She lived in the French country until she was five when her parents moved back to England. She can speak some French but not enough to be fluent.
#2. Emma Watson wanted to be more than just an actress.
She graduated from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island with an English Literature degree. Watson went to an American University because she wanted to blend in.
#3. She has other accomplishments under her belt.
Emma is a certified yoga teacher. She took up the practice because she felt the need to find a centre for herself. “I need to find a way to always feel safe and at home within myself. Because I can never rely on a physical place,” says the actor.
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#4. She loves to journal and has a specific method of doing it.
Emma has over 30 journals that she keeps based on different subjects. Some of the journals are on: yoga, dreams, acting, people she’s met, and advice she has received. She also likes to make collage books.
#5. She is obsessed with cooking.
Emma admits she doesn’t follow recipes and just knows how meals are prepared. One of her future goals is to attend France’s gastronomy school, Le Cordon Bleu.