|Full Name||Emily Olivia Leah Blunt|
|Birthday||February 23, 1983|
|Relationship Status||Married to John Krasinski|
|Net Worth||$80 million|
|Social Media||Facebook, Instagram, Twitter|
British actress Emily Blunt is highly acclaimed, having won awards and ranked among world‘s highest-paid. She is known for her versatility and captivating screen presence across various genres. Since her breakout role in The Devil Wears Prada, Blunt has taken on diverse characters, establishing herself as one of the most talented actresses today.
Early Life and Background
Emily Olivia Leah Blunt was born on February 23, 1983 in London, England. She grew up in Roehampton with her three siblings under her parents Joanna, a teacher and Oliver, a barrister. As a child, Blunt had a stutter which she later overcame through acting. She attended Ibstock Place School and Hurtwood House before making her acting debut in a 2001 London production of The Royal Family. Her performance drew praise and landed her an agent.
Rise to Fame
In 2004, Blunt made her television debut playing Tamsin in the British drama Foyle‘s War. Her big break came two years later when she was cast as Emily in The Devil Wears Prada opposite Meryl Streep. Despite being her first major film role, Blunt stole scenes and drew rave reviews for her funny, memorable performance.
Following this breakthrough, Blunt went on to showcase her range in films like The Jane Austen Book Club (2007), Charlie Wilson‘s War (2007), and The Young Victoria (2009), earning Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations for the latter. She continued excelling in dramas, comedies and action films throughout the 2010s, including acclaimed work in Looper (2012), Edge of Tomorrow (2014), and Sicario (2015).
Recent Work and Recognition
In 2018, Blunt delivered an outstanding performance as the emotionally damaged protagonist in the thriller A Quiet Place, which was directed by her husband John Krasinski. She went on to play the beloved character Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins Returns, earning Golden Globe, BAFTA and SAG nominations for her work.
Blunt‘s success has seen her named one of Time magazine‘s 100 most influential people. She has won two Golden Globes and received praise from critics, as well as actors such as Tom Cruise and Anne Hathaway. Her net worth is estimated to be around $80 million.
Blunt married John Krasinski in 2010. The couple have two daughters together, Hazel (born 2014) and Violet (born 2016). They live in Brooklyn, New York. Blunt became a U.S. citizen in 2015, while retaining her British citizenship.
Known to be funny and candid in interviews, Blunt keeps a relatively low-profile, focusing on her craft and family. She supports charities like the Malala Fund. An actress with both critical acclaim and commercial success, Emily Blunt continues to take on compelling projects that showcase the full range of her talent.