“The Oxford Student with a Low-Key Lifestyle and a £24 Million Fortune: Emma Watson’s Story”

Freshman: Emma Watson poses with her thumb up as she attends first term at Oxford University

Emma Watson, best known for her role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series, has started her first term at Oxford University. The 21-year-old actress put her education on hold earlier this year to focus on acting, but has said she will return to Brown University in Rhode Island to complete her degree. Despite studying at Oxford as part of an exchange program, Emma remains enrolled at Brown. She wrote on her blog that she will be busy studying and wished everyone good luck with their work. With an estimated £24m already to her name, getting an education is more for personal growth for Emma, who has a promising acting career ahead of her.

School daze: Emma stars alongside Logan Lerman in The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Emma Watson, known for her role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter franchise, has seen a substantial increase in her earnings over the years. Alongside co-stars Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint, Watson has benefited from the success of the films. In 2011, she was worth £24m, which was a significant rise from her £20m net worth in 2010. Watson was born in Paris to parents who were both lawyers and moved to England at age five. She attended prestigious schools, including Lynams School and the Dragon School in Oxford. At the age of nine, she auditioned for a role in the first Harry Potter movie and landed the role of Hermione Granger, which catapulted her to fame.

Fame and fortune: Emma in 2010

Emma Watson gained popularity and wealth after playing the role of Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series. She has since transformed into a highly sought-after fashion icon and model, and is credited with helping Burberry boost its fortunes. Recently, she was voted by Britons as the world’s best dressed woman, beating out other celebrities such as Cheryl Cole and Kate Moss in a Glamour magazine poll. Despite her £10.5m fortune at 18 years old, earned from acting in the early Potter films, Emma has remained grounded and is often seen using public transport in London. Her earnings peaked in 2009 when she reportedly received £10m for her role in the final two Harry Potter films. Vanity Fair estimated her earnings for that year to be $30m (£19m), making her Hollywood’s highest paid actress, surpassing well-established actresses like Angelina Jolie and Cameron Diaz. Although a significant portion of her wealth comes from the fashion industry.

Money-making magic: Emma at the New York premiere of Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows - Part 2

Emma Watson, famous for her role in the Harry Potter movies, has become a fashion icon and brand ambassador. She has graced the covers of numerous magazines such as V, Italian Vogue, Elle, Teen Vogue, and Tatler. In 2009, she landed a deal with Burberry, which was said to have increased her wealth by six figures. She described it as the “biggest ego boost of my life.” Recently, she secured a six-figure deal with Lancome for a TV and magazine advertising campaign. Despite her success in the fashion industry, she has yet to win any serious acting awards, except for the AOL Moviegoer’s Award for Best Actress, which she won twice. Watson has completed filming for The Perks of Being a Wallflower, which could potentially mark a rebirth of her brand as a more serious actor and open up new money-making opportunities.

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