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    Emma Stone

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    Emma Stone is a top-caliber performer. Considered one of the world’s finest actresses, Emma Stone has many awards under her kitty, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award. She is also known for playing Gwen Stacy in ‘The Amazing Spider Man’ (2012) and its sequel in 2014. 

    During her film career, Emma Stone has starred in numerous movies. Her Oscar-nominated performance in ‘La La Land’ is one of the most unforgettable ones in her career. The movie, partially due to Stone’s performance, ended up garnering positive critical acclaim. Ultimately, Stone ended up winning the coveted award for the best actress at the 89th Academy Awards.

    Apart from working in movies, Emma Stone is also a prominent theatre personality and has starred in various productions during the course of her splendid career. In 2000, she starred in ‘The Wind in the Willows’ as a child actress. Her television debut came 4 years later in ‘Search for the New Partridge Family’, a TV program that could only produce a pilot episode that went unsold. Emma Stone’s film debut came in Superbad (2007), a comedy movie in which she starred alongside Jonah Hill and Michael Cera. The movie dealt with the adventures (and the consequent misadventures) of a bunch of high schoolers who plan to buy alcohol for a party organized by them. 

    Emma Stone’s young, naive and charming looks became the talk of the town in 2007-08. Also, it won’t be wrong to say that Emma Stone’s age isn’t the ideal parameter to measure her stature in Hollywood. At 32, she has become one of the highest-paid celebrities in the world. In 2008, she was ranked no.1 in the list of Top 20 Rising Stars by the Saturday Night Magazine. Over time, movies with Emma Stone have gone on to become blockbusters at the worldwide box office. As of 2020, Emma Stone is one of the world’s most influential personalities according to a poll conducted by the TIME Magazine. 

    Emma Stone’s Personal Details

    Full NameEmily Jean Stone
    NicknameEmma, Emm
    Date of Birth6 November 1988
    BirthplaceScottsdale, Arizona, U.S.A.
    Age28 Years
    Zodiac signScorpio
    ProfessionActress, Singer
    Heightin centimeters- 168 cm
    in meters- 1.68 m
    in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
    Weightin Kilograms- 53 kg
    in Pounds- 117 lbs
    Eye ColorHazel Green
    Hair ColorBlonde
    HobbiesReading, cooking & baking

    Emma Stone’s Family Details

    FamilyFather- Jeffrey Charles Stone (Businessman)
    Mother- Krista Jean Stone (Homemaker)
    Brother- Spencer Stone
    Sister- N/A
    Marital StatusUnmarried
    HometownScottsdale, Arizona, U.S.A.
    ReligionLutheranism (a branch of Protestant Christianity)
    EthnicitySwedish, German, English, Scottish, Irish
    Address3532 Hayden Avenue Culver City, CA 90232 U.S.A.

    Emma Stone’s Personal Life and Relationships

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    Stone dated Teddy Gieger in 2007. Geiger is a singer/songwriter and the two met for the first time whilst shooting together for ‘Rockstar’ (2008). The pair was involved in a ‘low-key’ romance and parted ways in 2009. 

    Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield began dating in 2011-12 whilst the two were shooting for ‘The Amazing Spiderman’. However, the two refrained from talking about their relationship in the media. The couple continued their romance up until 2015, but remained friends after they parted ways. 

    Emma Stone married Dave McCary, the director of Saturday Night Live. The two met in 2017 and got engaged in 2019, after two years of being together. The lovebirds married in 2020.

    Emma Stone’s Affairs

    AffairsTeddy Geiger (Singer, 2007-2009)
    Kieran Culkin (Actor, 2010-2011)
    Andrew Garfield (Actor, 2011-2015)

    Emma Stone’s Education Details

    SchoolSequoya Elementary School, Scottsdale, Arizona
    Scottsdale Unified School District, Scottsdale, Arizona
    CollegeXavier College Preparatory, Phoenix, Arizona
    Educational QualificationsDrop-out

    Emma Stone’s Interests and Beliefs

    Emma Stone is a Democrat and is quite liberal when it comes to matters of social interest. Once, she had registered for the Independent party without realizing that their views differed from hers. She is one of the most-loved actresses, not only in the US but also other parts of the world. The media, almost unanimously, describes her as one of the ‘Best Young Actresses’ in the world. In numerous interviews, she has stated that she practices Christianity. She was raised a Catholic by her parents.

    Emma Stone’s Life as a Child

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    Arizona is Emma Stone’s place of birth. She was born on November the 6th, 1988, and it is in Arizona that she spent her early childhood. Emma Stone’s parents are Krista and Jeffrey Stone. Emma Stone’s grandfather migrated to the United States from Sweden and changed his surname from ‘Sten’ to ‘Stone’ whilst the migration was taking place. Emma is also of English, German and Scottish lineage. 

    Emma Stone began her education at Sequoya Elementary School as a child and attended the Cocopah Middle School to complete her sixth grade. Stone describes herself as ‘loud’ and ‘bossy’. She used to cry a lot during her infancy due to Baby Colic. As a result, she ended up developing nodules and calluses on her vocal cords. Also, she has stated during various interviews that she suffered various panic attacks during her childhood. Consequently, her social skills declined rapidly. Ultimately, she had to undergo therapy, but it didn’t have much of an impact. Amongst all these health issues, theatre helped her get over all the limitations pertaining to social interactions.

    Emma Stone began acting at four and wanted to make it big in the world of Sketch Comedy, but dropped the idea in order to focus on a career in musical theatre. She was schooled at home for a couple of years and it is during this time that she ended up featuring in as many as 16 plays for the Phoenix Valley Youth Theatre. 

    An Interesting Fact

    During an interview, Emma Stone brought to light that she did not know that Gwen Stacy was Spiderman’s love interest. She always felt that Mary Jane Watson was Spiderman’s girlfriend. Her interactions with Sam Raimi, the director of ‘The Amazing Spiderman’ helped her understand a lot about the world of Spiderman. 

    In 2016, Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling starred in ‘La La Land’, a romantic drama that had some mesmerizing musical numbers. The movie became a major success at the box office. Emma Stone’s Oscar victory after the success of the movie launched her as one of the biggest names in Hollywood. 

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    Apart from starring in movies, Emma Stone’s TV Shows have also garnered positive responses from both fans and critics. Her early television roles included ‘The Suite Life of Zack and Cody’ (2006), ‘Drive’ (2007) ‘iCarly’(2012), and ‘Maniac’ (2018), in which she also served as an executive producer. 

    As of 2020, Emma Stone’s Cruella is her latest movie, which is yet to be released on the big screen. 

    Emma Stone’s Revenue

    At present, Emma Stone’s net worth stands at US$30 million, which is amassed as a result of her roles in movies and TV shows. At 32, given the talent she possesses, Emma Stone’s popularity and wealth is expected to scale new heights in the coming time. 

    Net Worth$30 million (USD)

    Emma Stone’s Assets

    CarsAudi S6, Mini Cooper

    Emma Stone’s Favourite Things

    Favorite FoodBeets and anything with mayonnaise, french fries, Brussels sprouts, sushi
    Favorite Beverages Cappuccino, beer
    Favorite ActorsTom Hanks, Jesse Eisenberg
    Favorite ActressDiane Keaton
    Favorite FilmsHollywood: The Jerk, Annie Hall, Hocus Pocus, Beetlejuice
    Favorite MusiciansThe Beatles, Spice Girls
    Favorite SongBlackbird by The Beatles, Tom’s Diner by Suzanne Vega
    Favorite TV ShowAmerican: Huff, Ace of Cakes, iCarly
    Favorite BookFranny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger, Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction by J. D. Salinger
    Favorite ColourRed
    Favorite SportBasketball
    Favorite SuperheroSpider-Man
    Favorite GadgetHeadphones
    Favorite PerfumeA La Nuit by Serge Lutens, Gardenia by Chane
    Favorite Fashion DesignerMary-Kate, Ashley Olsen
    Favorite RestaurantSushi Park on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles
    Favorite DestinationLos Angeles, Costa Rica

    Emma Stone’s Career in Movies

    Emma Stone’s filmography includes performances in various big-banner productions. However, Emma Stone’s big screen debut came in ‘Superbad’ in 2007. Emma Stone and Jonah Hill starred in the movie alongside Michael Cera. A movie reviewer working for the Hollywood Reporter wrote that Stone looked ‘appealing’ in her role, but also noted that her role was written poorly. 

    After a string of minor roles in movies, she starred in ‘Zombieland’ (2009). Emma starred alongside an ensemble cast, including the likes of Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg and Abigail Breslin. The movie was a commercial success, but many critics still believe that her part was underwritten. 

    Emma Stone’s first major critical and commercial success came in 2011 with ‘The Help’. It was a period film set in Mississippi of the 1960’s, and was based on Kathryn Stockett’s novel of the same name. Made on a budget of US$25 million, the movie grossed more than US$200 million worldwide and launched Emma as the next big thing in Hollywood.

    Next, Emma Stone starred alongside Andrew Garfield in ‘The Amazing Spiderman’ (2012) and its sequel, which was released in 2014. Her role of Gwen Stacy was appreciated by the critics. Many said that Emma was ‘irresistible’ as Gwen Stacy. Also, she ended up returning to her blonde look in the movie after having kept red hair for a while. Emma Stone’s red hair had become no less than a rage among the youngsters. Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield came together in the sequel to ‘The Amazing Spiderman’ and the movie became a rollicking success at the American (and worldwide) box office. The lead pair’s performance was appreciated by one and all.

    Emma Stone Filmography

    The Croods 2
    18 Dec, 2020
    Adventure | Animation
    Battle of the Sexes
    Dec, 2020
    Biography | Comedy | Drama
    The Favourite
    Nov, 2020
    Zombieland 2: Double Tap
    18 Oct, 2019
    Action | Comedy | Horror
    La La Land
    9 Dec, 2016
    Comedy | Drama | Musical
    10 Jul, 2015
    Comedy | Drama | Romantic
    30 Jan, 2015
    Comedy | Drama
    The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D (4DX)
    16 Jan, 2015
    Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    Magic in the Moonlight
    25 Jul, 2014
    Comedy | Romance
    The Croods (3D)
    19 Apr, 2013
    Adventure | Animation | Comedy
    Movie 43
    25 Jan, 2013
    Gangster Squad
    11 Jan, 2013
    The Amazing Spider-Man
    29 Jun, 2012
    Action | Adventure | Thriller
    The Help
    25 Nov, 2011
    Crazy, Stupid, Love
    16 Sep, 2011
    Comedy | Drama | Romantic
    Friends With Benefits
    9 Sep, 2011
    Comedy | Romantic
    Easy A
    17 Sep, 2010
    Comedy | Drama | Romance
    4 Jun, 2010
    Comedy | Black / Dark Comedy
    22 Jan, 2010
    Action | Comedy | Horror
    Ghosts Of Girlfriends Past
    21 Aug, 2009
    Comedy | Fantasy | Romantic
    Paper Man
    15 Jun, 2009
    Comedy | Drama
    The House Bunny
    24 Dec, 2008
    Comedy | Romantic
    The Rocker
    1 Jan, 2008
    26 Oct, 2007

    Emma Stone Awards

    Oscars – Best Actress In A Leading Role2017La La Land
    Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance By An Actress In A Motion Picture – Musical Or Comedy2017La La Land

    Emma Stone Trivia

    Upon starting her career, Emma Stone went by the stage name of Riley Stone since Emily Stone was already taken. However, after guest-starring in the series Medium and Malcolm in the Middle, she adopted the name Emma Stone professionally.

    At the age of seven, Emma Stone fell off the gymnastic bars, breaking both of her hands.

    As a teenager, Emma Stone suffered from panic attacks and needed to be told every now and then that she is secure and nothing hazardous is going to happen. Owing to this, she was homeschooled for two years.

    Being a part of theater productions while being homeschooled helped Emma Stone deal with her paranoia and panic attacks.

    Emma Stone auditioned for shows on Nickelodeon and Disney, however, she managed to bag none of the roles.

    Emma Stone declined an offer to cast in 21 Jump Street in order to be a part of The Amazing Spider-Man.

    Delevingne is a part of Taylor Swift’s very famous squad, which also includes popstar Selena Gomez, Hailee Steinfeld, Karlie Kloss, Gigi Hadid, Emma Stone, Camila Cabello, Lorde, Lily Aldridge, and Sarah Hyland.

    Stone is an active supporter of spreading breast cancer awareness. She also works towards helping orphans and youth in having a better life, along with working towards the betterment of autistic children.

    In 2012, Emma Stone was signed by Revlon to endorse their beauty products.

    Emma Stone’s Personal Quotes

    I think this is a wonderful time for women. I think the tide is turning, and there are so many brave, authentic, strong, funny, vulnerable and exciting women in every industry right now.

    I was a good-looking kid. I never felt, like, dorky. I was just like, ‘Yup, these are my braces. I’ve had them forever.’

    Just because I don’t have a college degree doesn’t mean I am not smart!

    When I was 14 -years-old, I made this PowerPoint presentation, and I invited my parents into my room and gave them popcorn. It was called ‘Project Hollywood 2004’ and it worked. I moved to L.A. in January of 2004.

    Flaws are my favourite part of people, usually.

    You’re a human being—you live once and life is wonderful, so eat the damn red velvet cupcake.

    I won’t make a bucket list because I’m so afraid that I’ll die and then people will find my bucket list and be like, ‘Oh, she didn’t get to do that….’ There is stuff that I’d like to do or experience but nothing that would crush me if it didn’t happen.

    If I feel strongly about anything, I get overwhelmed with emotion.

    In general, I get nervous when I do print interviews because I know that whatever I say is going to be shown through the lens of whomever I’m talking to.

    I think the number one thing that I find important is the importance of honesty with your friends and your parents, if you can be. But I think that telling people how you really feel, being who you truly are, being safe and taking care of yourself is the most important thing.

    When I look back, I don’t have regrets. In the moment I am really, really hard on myself, I’m definitely my own worst critic and can be my own worst enemy, and I’m trying very hard not to be that.

    Comedy was my sport. It taught me how to roll with the punches. Failure is the exact same as success when it comes to comedy because it just keeps coming. It never stops.

    I think there are plenty of soulmates out there. That’s what I choose to believe.

    I’ve read a lot of different versions of myself – and all of them are true because it’s all opinion, and they’re as accurate as it can ever be. But I don’t think that I’ve been deft at hiding parts of my personality.

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