Emily Jean “Emma” Stone is an American actress born on November 6, 1988. Stone has been awarded with several awards, some of which include her Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award. Emma Stone net worth & profile increased greatly in 2017 as she was the highest-paid actress for the year.
Her career has indeed experienced remarkable recognition as she was featured in Forbes Celebrity 100 in the year 2013 and 2017. In addition, Time also mentioned her as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
Emma Stone was born and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona. She ventured into acting since she was a child. She featured in the theatre production of The Wind in the Willows in 2000. When Stone was a teenager, she moved to Los Angeles with her mother.
There, she made her TV debut in the reality show In Search of the New Partridge Family(2004). After appearing in small television roles, Stone finally made her film debut in the 2007 movie Superbad. Stone received encouraging attention from the media for her performance in Zombieland (2009).
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Stone later emerged to be nominated for the BAFTA Rising Star Award and A Golden Globe Award for Best Actress, both for her first starring role in the 2010 teen comedy Easy A. Her career success continued to blossom as she achieved further success in the drama The Help (2011), and the romantic comedy Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011).
Emma Stone Early Life
Emma Stone was born to Krista Jean Stone, a homemaker, and Jeffrey Charles Stone, who is the founder and CEO of a general-contracting company. From the age of 12 – 15, Emma lived on the grounds of the Camelback Inn resort. Emma has a younger brother whose name is Spencer.
Emma Stone’s grandfather, Conrad Ostberg Sten, was from a Swedish family that anglicized their surname to “Stone” when they immigrated to the United States. Her ancestry also has German, English, Scottish, and Irish heritage.
When Stone was an infant, she had baby colic and cried often; as a result, she developed nodules and calluses on her vocal cords while she was a child. Stone has described herself as having been “loud” and “bossy” while she was growing up. Stone got her education at Sequoya Elementary School and she also went to Cocopah Middle School for her sixth grade.
As a child, Stone suffered panic attacks which she attributes to have caused a declension in her social skills. Although she underwent therapy, she states that it was her participation in local theater plays that assisted in curing the attacks. According to a publication by The Wall Street Journal in June 2015, Stone said:”The first time I had a panic attack I was sitting in my friend’s house, and I thought the house was burning down.
I called my mom and she brought me home, and for the next three years it just would not stop. I would go to the nurse at lunch most days and just wring my hands. I would ask my mom to tell me exactly how the day was going to be, then ask again 30 seconds later. I just needed to know that no one was going to die and nothing was going to change”.
Stone’s acting career began at the age of four. Although, at first, she wanted to delve into sketch comedy, she diverted her attention towards musical theater. Stone thus took voice lessons for several years.
Emma Stone Career
Her stage name ” Emma Stone”, came to be when she signed up for the Screen Actors Guild, and the name “Emily Stone” was already taken. She decided to use “Emma” in honor of Emma Bunton of The Spice Girls. Greg Mottola’s comedy Superbad (2007) was Stone’s feature film debut. The film co-starred actors Michael Cera and Jonah Hill.
In order to play the role of Hill’s romantic interest, Emma had to dye her hair red. In 2009, Stone’s most profitable venture was Ruben Fleischer’s horror comedy film Zombieland, which grossed a whopping $102.3 million. In the film, Emma featured alongside Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson and Abigail Breslin. Stone acted as a con artist and survivor of a zombie apocalypse in the movie.
Emma attracted wider attention for her role as Gwen Stacy in the 2012 superhero movie – The Amazing Spiderman, and its sequel in 2014. Stone got nominated for another Academy Award as the a Best Supporting Actress for her role as a recovering drug addict in the black comedy film – Birdman (2014). Also, her Broadway debut came in a revival of the musical Cabaret (2014-2015).
Furthermore, Stone received the Academy Award for Best Actress after her role as an aspiring actress in the 2016 romantic musical – La La Land. Emma stone also received a third Academy Award nomination for her portrayal of Abigail Masham in the historical comedy-drama The Favorite (2018). Emma a Stone has since starred in the Netflix dark comedy miniseries Maniac (2018), and the comedy sequel Zombieland: Double Tap (2019).
Emma Stone Movies
A significant portion of Emma Stone achievements have come from her career as at actress. Some of the movies she has been involved with include;
- La La Land
- Easy A
- The Favorite
- Crazy, Stupid, Love
- The Amazing Spider Man
- The Help
- Zombieland: Double Tap
- The Amazing Spider Man 2
- Battle of The Sexes
- Gangster Squad
- The House Bunny
- The Croods
- Magic in the Moonlight
- Irrational Man
- Friends With Benefits
- Ghost of Girlfriends Past
- The Rocker
- Movie 43
- Paper Man
Emma Stone Personal Life
In 2010, during the production of Amazing Spider-man, Stone dated co-star Andrew Garfield. Although the couple made several appearances together, they refused to talk about their relationship publicly. However, they reportedly broke up in 2015. Stone has been in a romantic relationship with Saturday Night Live segment director Dave McCary since 2017. They got engaged in December 2019.
Emma Stone Net Worth
Emma Stone net worth is estimated to be $30 million. On November 2012, the celebrity actress bought a luxurious mansion in Beverly Hills. The mansion is worth $2.5 million. Amidst Emma Stone assets is also her 2 door hatchback Mini Cooper.The gorgeous actress also owns an Audi S6.
With Emma Stone net worth and great career, she also associates herself with the charitable organization ‘Stand Up To Cancer’. The organization also received the support of famous celebrities including Alicia Keys and Jessica Alba.
The organization aims at promoting cooperation among scientists, as opposed to competition or rivalry. It helps to bring together the most brilliant minds in the field to tackle cancer.