Emily Olivia Leah Blunt is a British-American actress born on 23 February, 1983 in Wandsworth, London, England. Despite Emily Blunt net worth which is only about $ 18 million, she is a recipient of a number of accolades, including a Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award. She has also been nominated for two British Academy Film Awards. Blunt is currently aged 36 years old. She has been active in the film industry since 2001 till now.
Emily Blunt got education at Hurtwood House in Dorking, and she made her acting debut in a 2001 stage production of The Royal Family. She continued in her career and appeared in the television film Boudica (2003) and portrayed Queen Catherine Howard in the miniseries Henry VIII (2003). However, her career breakthrough came in 2006 when she starred in the television film Gideon’s Daughter which won her a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress, and the successful American comedy-drama film The Devil Wears Prada, which also earned her a nomination for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. After these breakthrough, Emily Blunt net worth began to increase as she began to take on leading roles in the period film The Young Victoria (2009), the romantic comedy Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011), the science fiction films The Adjustment Bureau (2011), Looper (2012), and Edge of Tomorrow (2014), and the musical fantasy Into the Woods (2014).
Emily Blunt Biography
Emily Blunt is the second child of four children. Her father is Barrister Oliver Simon Peter Blunt, and her mother is Joanna, a former actress and teacher. Blunt’s three siblings are Felicity, Sebastian, and Susannah. Emily Blunt had stuttering issues when she was 7 to 14 years old. She however gives the credit to a school teacher who helped her to defeat her stuttering through acting. Blunt also attended Ibstock Place School in Roehampton, southwest London. Emily was discovered and signed by an agent at the age of 16, after she went to Hurt wood House in Dorking, Surrey, a private sixth form college reputable for its performing arts programme.
Emily Blunt’s Career Life
Emily Blunt net worth has come as a result of hard work. She had her career beginnings within the years 2001-2002. In the year 2003, Blunt made her screen debut in the British television drama Boudica. A movie about the life of the ancient Celtic warrior-queen who fought the Romans. In the same year, she was also applauded for her performance as the 16th-century Queen Catherine Howard in the two-part British television drama Henry VIII.
In the year 2004, Blunt attracted considerable attention for her performance as Tamsin in the independent British drama My Summer of Love. The film was a love story about two young women from contrasting social and financial backgrounds in the countryside of England. Emily Blunt also featured opposite Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway in The Devil Wears Prada, set in the fashion world in New York City. Blunt played the role of Emily, the senior assistant of Runway magazine editor-in-chief Miranda Priestly, acted by Streep.
In the year 2015, Blunt starred in the crime thriller movie – Sicario, directed by Denis Villeneuve and co-starring Benicio del Toro and Josh Brolin. Blunt played the role of Kate Macer, a disciplined FBI agent assigned to take down the leader of a powerful Mexican drug cartel . The film was selected to compete for the Palme d’Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, where it received critical recognition.
Blunt also appeared in the mystery thriller film – The Girl on the Train, which was directed by Tate Taylor , and co-starred Luke Evans,Rebecca Ferguson, and Justin Theroux. The movie was based on the best-selling novel of the same name which was authored by Paula Hawkins. In the movie, Blunt plays Rachel Watson, an alcoholic who becomes tangled in a missing persons investigation. Even though the film got mixed reviews from critics, who felt that it failed to live up to the novel, Blunt still received unanimous applaud for her role.
Blunt also provided her voice for the 2017 animated films My Little Pony: The Movie and Animal Crackers. And in 2018, she made her return to the screen, in her husband – John Krasinski’s 2018 horror film A Quiet Place, which tells the story of a family being tormented by monstrous creatures that hunt by sound.
Emily Blunt Relationships, Marriages and Personal Life
Emily Blunt had a three-year relationship with Canadian singer Michael Bublé, after they met backstage at the Australian television Logic Awards in Melbourne, in 2005. They however broke up in 2008. Later in November, 2008, Emily Blunt started dating American actor John Krasinski, and they got engaged in August 2009. They ended up tying the knot on July 10, 2010 in Como, Italy. Emily gave birth to two daughters for Krasinski.
Emily Blunt Awards and Recognitions
The actress has a plethora of nominations and won awards credited to her name. Some of which includes: 2007 Rising Star Award (Nominated), 2009 British Artist of the Year (Won), 2017 Best Actress in a Leading Role (nominated), 2015 Most Egregious Age Difference Between the Leading Man and the Love Interest(Shared with Tom Cruise) (Nominated), 2016 Kick Ass Award for Best Female Action Star (Won), 2005 Most Promising Newcomer(Won), 2012 Best Ensemble Performance(Shared with cast)(Won), 2005 British Newcomer of the Year (Nominated), 2007 British Supporting Actress of the Year (Won), 2007 Breakthrough Performance (The Devil Wears Prada) (Nominated) andBest Comedic Performance (also Nominated).
Emily Blunt Quotes
The movie star is known to have said these motivating words:
- “When you’re in love, you’re so happy that you want to tell people about it. But now I have to censor myself. You need to protect the happiness you have”.
- “I think I’m drawn to characters with complexity or who are under duress in some way and have some conflict going on”.
- “Marriage is something that needs to be worked on every day. I don’t know if I’m the one to give marital advice since I’ve only been married for a little over a year, but marriage is certainly easier if you are open, trusting and loving”.
Emily Blunt Net Worth, Cars and Properties
Emily Blunt net worth is estimated to be about $18 million. She owns a massive mansion located in Ojai town which is part of the Ventura County, California. With 4,177 square feet of living space, the eco-friendly mansion allows for luxurious living as well. It consists of 4 bedrooms with 4.5 bathrooms, in addition to a separate guest house attached to the home. Emily Blunt net worth also consists of a 98 horsepower Toyota Prius. The car is estimated to be around $25,000 – $30,000. She also owns a Mercedes-Benz GL450 fitted with a powerful engine, a luxurious cabin and roomy seating. The car comes with a powerful 4.7-liter V8 engine that outputs 339 pound-feet of torque and 335 horsepower. The car is estimated to cost about $66,000.
In all, Emily Blunt has been known to contribute to charity by helping the poor and the orphaned children.