Emma Watson is a British actress and model who reprised the role of the know-it-all, cherubic, side-kick, ˜Hermione Granger' in the Harry Potter film franchise. When she committed to the Harry Potter series, little did she know that her life would change forever. She lived an extremely humble life in her earlier days and was selected for this role out of sheer, dumb luck. This doe-eyed beauty was a star student in her school, brilliant at academics (much like her character in the film) and was interested in sports activities and theater productions. Having appeared in a couple of school dramas, her teachers suggested that she try-out for the first installment of the best-selling series. A couple of takes and a few lines later, her life turned completely as she became one of the most recognized and the most bankable Hollywood stars with a worth of over $10 million. Apart from her involvement in the ˜Harry Potter' franchise, she has appeared in ˜The Tale of Despereaux' and also starred in the film adaptation of ˜The Perks of Being a Wallflower' and ˜Noah'. Acting aside, she has also forayed into modeling and has also begun to spread awareness about a number of humanitarian issues. If you would like to learn more about this chirpy, talented personality, scroll further.
One of the world's highest paid actresses since 2016, Jennifer Shrader Lawrence, is an American actress who is currently ruling Hollywood. She has been nominated four times for the Academy Award, taking the Oscar home in the category of ˜Actress in a Leading Role' for the movie ˜Silver Linings Playbook' at only 22 years, the second youngest to ever receive an Oscar for ˜Best Actress'. Her movies gross over 600 million dollars a year, collectively they have crossed 5 billion dollars. She has outdone some of the mega stars of tinseltown to acquire a net value of over 46 million dollars. Since her school days she has performed at plays and musicals. Her performances evolved with time and was eventually spotted by the television industry in her teens. In a couple of years she advanced from television to the big screen with memorable roles such as ˜Mystique' in ˜X-Men' and ˜Katniss Everdeen' in the ˜Hunger Games'. Jennifer Lawrence is one of Hollywood's most versatile and talented actresses. She is not known to hold back; she is vocal and states her opinion outright. Lawrence is a firm feminist and philanthropist, propagating gender equality, and financially assisting various foundations for the marginalized.
One of the earliest and most enduring sex symbols of Hollywood, Marilyn Monroe was a talented actress who began a career as a model before foraying into films. The product of a broken home, she did not even know the identity of her biological father. Named as Norma Jeane Mortenson at birth, she spent most of her childhood in foster homes as her mother was mentally unstable and incapable of raising her daughter on her own. The little girl endured a harsh childhood marked by abuse and apathy due to which she suffered from several mental problems later in her life. As a young woman she stared modeling for The Blue Book Modeling Agency and soon became a very successful model thanks to her striking beauty and grace. Eventually she moved on to films, initially appearing in minor roles before bagging more substantial ones. She soon developed an image of a sex symbol by appearing without clothes for the ˜Playboy' magazine. As an actress she acted in several successful films like ˜The Asphalt Jungle', ˜The Seven Year Itch', and ˜The Prince and the Showgirl'. However the final years of her brief life were marked by mental illnesses and alcoholism. Her life was snuffed out untimely when she was just 36 by an overdose of sleeping pills.
Joey King is an American actor who is best known for her performance as a child actor in the comedy film ˜Ramona and Beezus.' Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Joey has been active in Hollywood ever since she was 4 years old. Although her parents had no connection with the industry, her grandmother performed in live theater occasionally. Her grandmother's influence had Joey venturing into the acting world at a tender age. Joey appeared in a commercial for ˜Life Cereal' at the age of 4. Soon, she started auditioning for film and TV roles. In 2006, she made her TV debut with the ˜Disney' series ˜The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.' The following year, she appeared on the big screen for the first time, with the film ˜Reign over Me.' She then starred in the 2010 comedy film ˜Ramona and Beezus,' where she played the titular role of ˜Ramona Quimby.' In the following years, she appeared in many more films and TV series and established herself as an accomplished teenage actor.
Hailee Steinfeld is an American actress, model and singer, who in her short career so far has given many memorable performances. She first became famous for her portrayal of Mattie Ross in the movie ˜True Grit'. She was 13 years old at the time of the making of the movie, and little Hailee blew audiences away with her performance. Her strong and confident performance earned her numerous critical awards and many people already got a glimpse of the star she was about to become. There was no stopping Hailee from there on as she now has a successful acting and singing career for herself and has starred in major movies like the ˜Pitch Perfect 2' alongside huge Hollywood stars like Anna Kendrick. Hailee also has a successful singing career and has double platinum hits in Australia and Triple Platinum hits in Canada as well.
Angelina Jolie is a well-known award-winning actress, humanitarian and UN Goodwill Ambassador. She catapulted to fame as American supermodel, Gia Carangi, in the HBO blockbuster biographical film, ˜Gia'. After her stellar performance in ˜Girl, Interrupted' and the commercial blockbuster, ˜Lara Croft: Tomb Raider', she devoted her time and attention towards humanitarian efforts. She travelled to war-torn parts of Cambodia and Darfur and worked with refugees and others in need of help. Forbes Magazine voted her as one of the ˜highest-paid actresses' with an estimated net worth of over $ 120 million. She has received a lot of media attention after being voted as the ˜most beautiful woman' by many magazines like ˜Vogue', ˜Esquire', ˜Vanity Fair' and ˜Hello'. She has become one of the best-known celebrities in the world today, getting immense media attention for her relationship with actor, Brad Pitt and her large family of multi-ethic children. In addition to her adopted kids, she also has three biological children with Brad Pitt. After staying together for 12 years, Angelina Jolie announced in September 2016 that she had filed for divorce with Brad Pitt.
Anna Kendrick is a popular American Oscar nominated actress, who is known for her roles in several hit movies, including a supporting role in ˜Twilight'. Born in Portland, Maine, she began her acting career as a child in ˜High Society', a popular Broadway musical. After earning a Theatre World Award for her performance, she then played a supporting role in a New York City opera production of ˜A Little Night Music', a musical by Stephen Sondheim. Eventually she ventured into movies and gained prominence as a film actress after her role in the romantic fantasy movie ˜Twilight', where she played the best friend of the main character. She reprised her role in the ˜The Twilight Saga: New Moon'. She has also appeared a few times on television, in episodes of shows such as ˜Fear Itself!', and ˜Comedy Bang! Bang!' Also a singer, she sang a cover of the popular song ˜Cups' for the soundtrack of the film ˜Pitch Perfect,' appearing in its music video as well. The song was a huge hit, peaking at No 6 in the US Billboard 100, and at No 2 in the US Adult Top 40.
Teala Dunn is an American actress, YouTuber and social media personality. She is known for starring in various TV shows and movies. With 2 YouTube channels and a cumulative subscriber base of around 3 million, she is a hugely popular vlogger. Her comedic antics make her quite popular among the audience. She is also a very talented singer and has done various covers. She is able to catch the attention of the audiences with her witty responses including a tinge of sarcasm and humor in them. Teala is made for the spotlight and thrives in it. Teala has made a name for herself in the entertainment industry and she is always up to date with all the teen trends and is quite the diva herself. She is humble, friendly, enthusiastic, compassionate and beautiful which makes her quite the go-to girl for her family as well as her friends.
Chloe Grace Moretz is an American actress and model known for movies such as ˜The Poker House,' ˜Kick-Ass,' and ˜If I Stay.' Venturing into Hollywood as a child actor, she proved her mettle quite early on with her role in the movie ˜The Amityville Horror' which led her to be nominated for a major award. Even though she was just seven when she started acting, she earned much praise for her acting skills and determination. She played a very challenging role in the action film ˜Kick-Ass' for which she trained hard for three months with Jackie Chan's stunt crew. The young girl even insisted on performing her stunts herself! After establishing herself as a child actor, she looked forward to do more acting roles as a teenager. Unlike several other child stars whose careers fizzle out as they reach their teens, Chloe went on to develop a successful acting career as a young adult as well. She gained much appreciation for her poignant role as Mia in the teen romantic drama ˜If I Stay' in 2014. The actress is also a well-known model and has modeled for publications such as ˜Vogue,' ˜Marie Claire,' and ˜Elle.'
Ranked at number 12 on ˜Men's Health' magazine's list of '100 Hottest Women of All-Time', Scarlett Johansson was also named as the ˜Sexiest Woman Alive' by ' Esquire' magazine. This four-time Golden Globe nominated American actress is one of the most talented, versatile actresses in Hollywood. She has successfully made her way up the ladder, making her mark as a powerful performer and achieving a place among the ˜A List' actresses in the entertainment industry. Some of her well-known films include, 'Lost in Translation', ˜Match Point', 'The Nanny Diaries', 'Vicky Cristina Barcelona', 'The Avengers', 'Hitchcock', 'Girl with a Pearl Earring' and 'He's Just Not That into You'. She is widely regarded as a ˜peerless sex symbol' and is much known for her powerful onscreen sexual persona and appeal. She has been featured in a number of prestigious publications around the world. With a seductive voice, drop-dead gorgeous looks and great acting skills, Scarlett Johansson is a brilliant young woman, confident to take her stride and deliver breath-taking performances. She was born in New York and graduated from the Professional Children's School in Manhattan.
Kristen Stewart is a famous Hollywood actress, best-known for her role as ˜Bella Swan' in the blockbuster ˜Twilight' series, inspired by Stephanie Meyer's novels of the same name. Her character, although dull and dreary, went on to flock a legion of fans who were smitten by the tearjerker, vampire-human love saga. Contrary to her character in the film, Kristen Stewart is believed to be quite the opposite, with a penchant for humor, glamour and an interesting, fast-paced life. After the final installment of the ˜Twilight' series was filmed, she began to fade from the spotlight and the projects that were once dwarfed by her colossal ˜Twilight' films began to resurface. Her prolific acting skills from a very young age went on to inspire a number of young girls and teenagers alike. She was spotted by a talent scout and despite landing a small role in the Disney series, ˜The Thirteenth Year', she made her presence felt with a stunning, non-verbal performance. She then went on to earn a number of roles in films like, ˜The Safety of Objects', ˜Panic Room', ˜Cold Creek Manor', ˜Catch That Kid', ˜Undertow', ˜Into the Wild', ˜Snow White and the Huntsman' and ˜On the Road'. Scroll further for more interesting information.
Lindsay Lohan is undoubtedly one of the most-loved and most-controversial actresses of our time. Although her career began with modelling, she was soon recognized for her screen presence and started getting offers from the Hollywood. She starred in a number of soap operas and made her motion picture debut with an evergreen Disney classic, ˜The Parent Trap', which catapulted her to fame. Soon, a number of films like ˜Freaky Friday', ˜Herbie: Fully Loaded' and ˜A Prairie Home Companion' followed. Alongside acting, she released her debut recording album, ˜Speak' and followed this with ˜A Little More Personal' - both these albums were certified platinum and gold, respectively. Although her career had a brilliant start, she experienced a slump and got entangled in several controversies towards the end of her teenage years. She had a troubled relationship with her father and made frequent visits to rehabilitation centres, which cost her several movie contracts. However, she gradually overcame all the difficulties and went on to launch her own clothing line and resumed her acting career. She has also faced several legal suits.
Emily Jean Stone is a popular Oscar-winning American actress. Known as one of the most skilled and successful actresses of the contemporary generation, she reached the peak of her career after the success of her 2016 film ˜La La Land' in which she played a lead role. Born in Arizona in the United States, Stone was drawn to acting from a very early age. She made her acting debut at the age of 11 in a play ˜The Wind in the Willows'. She made her TV debut in 2004 in ˜The New Partridge Family', where she played a minor role. She appeared in minor roles in other TV shows throughout the next few years. She made her film debut three years later, in the American teen comedy ˜Superbad', where she played a supporting role. Her performance earned her a ˜Young Hollywood Award'. Her portrayal of the Gwen Stacy, the romantic interest of the lead character, in ˜The Amazing Spiderman' earned her international popularity. She reprised her role in the 2014 sequel ˜The Amazing Spiderman 2'. Including the Academy Award for ˜La La Land', her most successful work till date, she has won several other awards in her career, such as a ˜Golden Globe Award' and a ˜National Board of Review' award.
Lexi Jayde is an American actress, model, and singer best recognised for playing Emma in the film ˜Lucky Dog.' She modelled for a commercial as a baby. She also started singing from a very early age and at age 10 she got associated with the online entertainment news magazine, ˜Hollywood Teen'Zine,' set-upby her aunt. Lexi has also featured in several magazines, including ˜Nation Alist Magazine.' Her singing pursuits include a special holiday rendition of the classic, ˜Baby It's Cold Outside.' She commenced her career in acting with the television movie ˜Stolen Child.' Moving on, she featured in several other on-screen projects. These include short films ˜Ghosts,' ˜Wednesday the 13th,' and ˜Boys'; and the film ˜Lucky Dog.' She is also gaining fame as a social media influencer with her rising popularity on Instagram and Musical.ly.
Megan Fox is an American actress and model. At the tender age of five, she enrolled in dance and drama classes. She continued training even after her family moved to Florida. She began modelling at 13, and won several awards. Her acting debut was at the age of 15 in the film Holiday in the Sun, co-starring Ashley Olsen. Her breakthrough role was as Mikaela Banes, opposite Shia LaBeouf in Transformers for which she was also nominated for a MTV Movie Award in the Breakthrough Performance category, and for three Teen Choice Awards. However, it was her role in the sequel Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen that brought her much acclaim, and she was awarded the Teen Choice Award in two categories namely Choice Female Hottie and Choice Summer Movie Star Female. The movie also won her Scream Award's Best Sci-Fi Actress. Her role in Jennifer's Body was also well received by her fans, and she won the Teen Choice Awards in the categories Choice Female Hottie and Choice Movie Actress: Horror/Thriller.
Lia Marie Johnson is an American singer, songwriter, and actress who began her career on YouTube. Since becoming popular as one of the original cast members on the YouTube series ˜Kids React' (created by Benny and Rafi Fine), she has amassed 86 million views and 1.7 million subscribers on her own channel. Her active Instagram and Twitter accounts have 1.6 million and 1.02 million followers respectively. She portrayed various characters in the Nickelodeon sketch-comedy reality series ˜AwesomenessTV' on the YouTube channel of the same name. After making an appearance in the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards in 2014, she was cast in the movie spin-off based on one of her characters in the show, ˜Terry the Tomboy.' She played Tiff in the Phillip Wang's directorial venture ˜Everything Before Us'. Since 2016, she is starring in the psychological thriller web series ˜[email protected]'. Johnson released the official video of her first single, ˜Moment Like You', on her channel on January 9, 2015. She is currently affiliated with ˜Capitol Records'.
Mila Kunis is best-known for her role as ˜Jackie', the boisterous, chirpy, self-centered rich girl in the American sit-com, ˜That ˜70s Show'. Although, she has moved out of the ˜That ˜70s show' zone and has delivered a number of hits, she is fondly remembered for annoying ways and her prolific comic timing. She has since then, appeared in a number of television series including the animated series, ˜Family Guy' and played a minor role in the television drama series, ˜7th Heaven'. When she started off in films, most of her movies released a lot later than the promised release date. However, she remained undeterred and began to get noticed for her versatility in acting and her power-packed dialogues. ˜Forgetting Sarah Marshall', ˜Extract', ˜The Book of Eli', ˜Black Swan' and ˜Friends with Benefits' earned her critical acclaim and she soon became Hollywood's favorite, with her girl-next-door charm and realistic chemistry with her co-stars. She has been romantically linked with a number of her co-stars including Macaulay Culkin, Justin Timberlake and her ˜That ˜70s Show' co-star, Ashton Kutcher. Apart from her acting career, she is the face of Christian Dior and is ranked as one of the ˜100 most powerful celebrities around the world'.
Priyanka Chopra is an Indian film actress and singer who has emerged as one of the most popular and high-profile celebrities in India. Born in Jamshedpur, a small town in India, to physician parents, she was schooled in different cities across India until the age of 13, when she was sent to the United States. In America, besides academics, she also volunteered for dancing and singing activities, but desired to become an engineer or psychologist rather than a performer. Upon returning to her homeland, she took part in the Femina Miss India contest and was selected to represent India at the Miss World pageant, where she was crowned ˜Miss World 2000'. After winning the beauty pageant, she left her studies midway to join the film industry. Although she started her career with a Tamil film ˜Thamizan' it was not long before she made her debut in Bollywood as the second lead in the 2003 film ˜The Hero'. She was noted for the glamorous role she portrayed in her next film ˜Andaaz' and also earned a Filmfare Award for it. Thereafter, she starred in numerous box-office successes including ˜Aitraaz', ˜Krrish', ˜7 Khoon Maaf', ˜Fashion' and ˜Barfi!'. She has received several awards and much appreciation for her performances in films over the years. Along with acting, she has also made a mark as an international singer with tracks such as ˜In My City' and ˜Exotic.' She is married to American singer-songwriter Nick Jonas.
Lily Collins is a popular British-American actress and model. A graduate from the University of Southern California, the star has been in the acting and modeling world since she was two, thanks to her famous musician father, Phil Collins. Very few people know that Lily Collins was interested in journalism as a young girl, but destiny had some other plans for her. Following her studies, she first gained attention as a writer for popular teen magazines like ˜Teen Vogue' and ˜Seventeen.' Later on, she started hosting Nickelodeon-sponsored political campaigns. The actress made her debut in a feature movie ˜The Blind Side' following a lead role in an action-thriller. But it was her role as ˜Snow White' in ˜Mirror Mirror' that paved the way for her bright future in Hollywood. As a model, Lily Collins modeled for several brands and received many honors. She was given the title of ˜International Model of the Year' by Spain's ˜Glamour' magazine after being chosen by the brand ˜Chanel' for wearing one of their gowns. The actress also received the titles of ˜One to Watch' and ˜Newest Red Carpet Correspondent' later on.
Born in London, England, Kate Beckinsale was exposed to films and acting from a very young age with both her parents being actors. A bright student at Oxford University, Beckinsale finally quit university to concentrate on her acting career. Debuting with ˜Much Ado about nothing', she was finally noticed by the critics and the audiences for her performance in the BBC television comedy movie ˜Cold Comfort Farm'. Thereafter, she appeared in several films and finally moved to USA for her big break in Hollywood. Appreciated for her role in ˜The Last Days of Disco', Beckinsale finally found fame with the commercially successful film ˜Pearl Harbor', where she starred alongside <a title='Ben Affleck' href='/famous/ben-affleck.htm'>Ben Affleck</a>. The film paved the way for a brilliant career and there was no looking back. Soon, she became hugely famous for her action role in the ˜Underworld' series directed by her husband. With several successful movies, Beckinsale has made a mark in Hollywood and the critics have praised her many times for her impeccable performances. Living now in Venice, California with her daughter, she has interesting projects in her kitty and still has a long road to travel in the world of entertainment! Scroll further for more interesting information on this personality.
Margot Robbie is an Australian actress, who started with roles in a few Australian independent films and television series, and later moved to the U.S. to pursue her Hollywood dream. She relocated to Los Angeles after working on the successful Australian TV series 'Neighbours' for three years. Within a few years in Hollywood, she has managed to work with prominent Hollywood actors and directors, and has earned praise from the audience as well as critics. Starting with the film 'About Time', she went on to star in Martin Scorsese's biographical crime drama 'The Wolf of Wall Street', and attracted attention from film critics. She soon played lead roles in a number of successful movies like 'Focus', 'Suite FranÃ§aise', 'Z for Zachariah' and 'The Legend of Tarzan'. She won the hearts of the audience with her portrayal of Harley Quinn, an infamous DC Comics villain, in her latest movie 'Suicide Squad'. She soon got to host the 42nd season premiere of 'Saturday Night Live', along with musical guest The Weeknd. She has been selected as the face of the brand Calvin Klein for its women's fragrance Deep Euphoria.
Shailene Woodley is an American actress and activist. She became popular with her role as a teenager immersed in substance abuse in ˜The Descendants'. Her performance in the film was only the tip of the iceberg as several other performances later displayed her ability to portray demanding roles effortlessly. It has been a remarkable achievement for Shailene to secure a prominent place in the industry so early in her career. Beginning her career with commercials and television soaps, she has earned a solid position in Hollywood. She has won umpteen awards for her acting skills and hopes to win more accolades in future. The twenty five year old actress is a responsible citizen, along with being an environmentalist and activist. Her arrest at the Dakota Access Pipeline site in 2016 on account of trespassing caused a controversy. She received support from fans that affirmed her stance of protecting the environment. Since she takes life as it comes, all her belongings fit in a suitcase, as she claims this way she has less baggage to carry.
Naomi Scott is a British actor and singer. She has made her mark in both the British and the American entertainment industries. She is known for her performance in the superhero film ˜Power Rangers.' Some of her most notable TV projects were the TV series ˜Terra Nova' and ˜Life Bites' and the TV movie ˜Lemonade Mouth.' She forayed into singing with the ˜Bridge Church Youth Band' and was eventually discovered by British pop singer KÃ©llÃ© Bryan. Naomi embarked into acting and landed up with her first major role when she was cast as ˜Megan' in the ˜Disney Channel UK' series ˜Life Bites.' Her first role in an American production was that of ˜Mohini "Mo" Banarjee' in the teen musical drama ˜Lemonade Mouth.' The ensuing years saw her appear as ˜Kimberly Hart' in the American superhero film ˜Power Rangers' and as ˜Maddy Shannon' in the American science-fiction drama ˜Terra Nova.' The upcoming film ˜Aladdin' will feature her in the role of ˜Princess Jasmine.' Another upcoming film, ˜Charlie's Angels,' will feature her as one of the three lead angels. She has also released the EPs ˜Invisible Division' and ˜Promises' and the non-album singles ˜Vows' and ˜Irrelevant.'
Anne Hathaway is a multiple award winning American actress, singer and producer. She has acted in several prominent films like ˜The Princess Diaries', ˜The Devil Wears Prada', and ˜Becoming Jane'. Born as the daughter of an actress, Anne was exposed to the nuances of acting from a young age. Inspired by her mother, she became interested in acting as a little girl of three. A confident and talented girl, she announced her intention of pursuing an acting career to her parents when she was just eight! As a teenager she started appearing in some commercials and became the first teenager to be ever admitted to the New York City-based Barrow Group's prestigious acting program. She appeared in several stage productions while attending middle school and made her professional acting debut on television as a high school student. Eventually she ventured into films and gained mainstream prominence with her role in the Disney film ˜The Princess Diaries'. Tall, pretty and talented, she soon became a much sought after actress who earned acclaim for her poignant and powerful performances. The winner of several prestigious acting awards, she is also a skilled singer and voice actor. She is an LGBT activist and a strong supporter of same-sex marriages