Who is Emma Stone?
Emily Jean “Emma” Stone was born on 6 November 1988, in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, and is an actress, actually one of the highest paid actresses in the world. She has won numerous accolades over the course of her career, including Academy, Golden Globe and BAFTA Awards. A few of her most popular films include “Zombieland”, “Easy A”, and “La La Land”.
The Net Worth of Emma Stone
How rich is Emma Stone? As of early-2019, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $18 million, earned through a successful career in acting. She’s also tried her hand at various television projects throughout her career, and as she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Education
Emma is of German, Irish, Scottish and English ancestry – her father is the CEO of a general contracting company. She grew up with a younger brother, Spencer; in her early years, she developed calluses and nodules on her vocal cords due to having baby colic, also suffered panic attacks, and so did not enjoy school.
To alleviate her panic attacks, she took voice lessons and started performing at local theaters which she enjoyed – at the age of 11 she made her acting debut in a stage production of “The Wind in the Willows”, and appeared in a total of 16 productions at the Phoenix Valley Youth Theatre, during which time she was home-schooled She travelled to Los Angeles, but was unsuccessful in gaining a role in Nickelodeon’s “All That”, so she then took up private acting lessons, and attended Xavier College Preparatory, however, she dropped out after one semester to fully pursue a career as an actress.
Acting Career Beginnings
She auditioned for every show on Disney Channel, including for sitcoms but was unsuccessful. She then enrolled in online high school classes, and worked part-time at a dog-treat bakery. She initially signed with the Screen Actors Guild as Riley Stone, but later decided she was more comfortable with Emma, after making guest appearances in “Medium” and “Malcolm in the Middle”. She then made a guest appearance in the series “Lucky Louie” and auditioned for the role of Claire Bennet in “Heroes”, but was unsuccessful.
In 2007, she was cast in the role of Violet Trimble for the series “Drive”, but which was cancelled after seven episodes. She made her film debut in “Superbad”, alongside Michael Cera; she had to dye her hair red for the role which was a commercial success, earning her a Young Hollywood Award for Exciting New Face. After some moderate and poorly reviewed projects, she was still starting to gain ground as an actress thanks to her performances. In 2009, she appeared in the film “Ghost of Girlfriends Past”, based on the novella “A Christmas Carol”.
Emma gained international attention after being cast in the film “Zombieland”, appearing alongside Jesse Eisenberg and Woody Harrelson, her most financially profitable venture of the year. She then had her first starring role in the film “Easy A”, which is partially based on the romantic “The Scarlet Letter”. She was largely responsible for the film’s success, which received great critical reviews, and her performance earned her an MTV Movie Award. She then had a supporting role in “Crazy, Stupid, Love”, playing the love interest of Ryan Gosling’s character, and which was also financially successful.
In 2011, she wanted to move away from being typecast, and so was selected for the period drama “The Help”, which she trained specifically for, and which became her most commercially successful film at that point, once again receiving great reviews on her performance. She then declined a role in the film “21 Jump Street”, after signing for the role of Gwen Stacy in “The Amazing Spider-Man”, playing the love interest of the title character, and having to change her hair to blond for the character. The film was the seventh highest grossing film of 2012.
Stone reprised her role in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”, with critics praising her for being able to stand out in the film. She then earned numerous award nominations for her performance in the black comedy drama “Birdman”, her final film of 2014, as she then returned to the theatre, performing in the Broadway revival of “Cabaret”, which performance led her to be cast in the film “La La Land”, her third collaboration with Ryan Gosling. She recorded six songs for the film which was highly successful, and for which she received Academy, SAG, Golden Globe, and BAFTA Awards for Best Actress.
Emma changed tack somewhat, becoming the executive producer of and starring in the Netflix miniseries “Maniac”, which focuses on two strangers entering a mysterious pharmaceutical trial. One of her latest projects is the film “Zombieland: Double Tap”, returning to her role which gave her prominence 10 years earlier. She is also set to star in a live adaptation of “One Hundred and One Dalmatians” entitled “Cruella”, in which she will portray the iconic villain. She is also set to appear in the drama “Love May Fail”, based on the Matthew Quick novel of the same name.
Vanity Fair Oscar Party, Los Angeles | March 4, 2018
For her personal life, Emma is known to be very private, preferring not to speak about it in front of the media. Despite this, she had a very publicly followed relationship when she dated “The Amazing Spider-Man” co-star Andrew Garfield in 2010, with the two appearing in public together numerous times, but in 2015 it was reported that the two had broken up, so she is still single.
It is known that Emma suffers from asthma, and is a breast awareness cancer advocate due to her mother being cured from triple-negative breast cancer. She has participated in numerous endeavors to help promote the protection of women from discrimination and harassment.