Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson (born 15 April 1990) is an English actress and activist. Known for her roles in both blockbusters and independent films, as well as her women’s rights work, she has received a selection of accolades including a Young Artist Award and three MTV Movie Awards.
She has been ranked among the world’s highest-paid actresses by Forbes and Vanity Fair and was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2015.
Emma Watson was born in Paris to English lawyers Chris Watson and Jacqueline Luesby. Watson lived in Maisons-Laffitte near Paris until age five. After moving to Oxford with her mother and brother, she attended the Dragon School, remaining there until 2003.
From age six, she wanted to become an actress, and trained at the Oxford branch of Stagecoach Theatre Arts, a part-time theatre school where she studied singing, dancing, and acting.
By age ten, Watson had performed in Stagecoach productions and school plays including Arthur: The Young Year and The Happy Prince, but she had never acted professionally before the Harry Potter series. After the Dragon School, she moved on to Headington School, Oxford. While on film sets, she and her castmates were tutored for up to five hours a day.
Watson took a gap year after finishing secondary school, to film Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows-Parts 1 & 2 beginning in February 2009, but asserted that she intended to continue her studies and later confirmed she had chosen Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. In March 2011, after 18 months at the university. On 25 May 2014, she graduated from Brown University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature.
Here are some of the cute childhood photos of the actress;