Emma Thompson is one of the most successful actresses. The actress has had a prolific career in the field of acting since she first rose to fame in two BBC TV series way back in 1987, the Fortunes of War and Tutti Frutti.
She is also widely known for her work in many most popular movies and TV series. The actress has also won a number of prestigious accolades including two Academy Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, three BAFTA Awards, and many others.
Early Life of Thompson
Emma Thompson was born in Paddington, London, the United Kingdom on 15 April 1959. Her parents' names are, father Eric Thompson and mother Phyllida Law.
Her mother was a Scottish actress and her father was involved in theatre and a writer-narrator. Her family belonged to a business family and she was raised in a proper environment.
Education Of Emma
Thompson spent most of her childhood in Scotland. She belongs of English- Scottish descent. Her ethnicity is White. Her nationality is English. Talking about her siblings, she has a sister named Sophie Thompson, who was born on Jan 20, 1962.
Emma Thompson attended Camden School for Girls. She later joined he began studying for an English degree at Newnham College, University of Cambridge.
Debuted From 1982
Emma Thompson made her first professional role in 1982. She was featured in a stage version of Not the Nine O'Clock News. She was also featured in the 1982 ITV comedy series There's Nothing To Worry About.
In 1983 she made her presence in BBC show The Crystal Cube. Thompson was cast in the West End revival of the musical Me and My Girl in 1985. Thompson also made her acting presence in movies like The Remains of the Day (1993), Sense and Sensibility (1995), Judas Kiss (1998), and Wit (2001).
Famous Tv Series
In the year 2003, Thompson was cast in the movie Love Actually. Besides the movie, she has also made her super hit image in various television series like Order of the Phoenix (2007), Deathly Hallows – Part 2, and many more.
Thompson is not only considered a veteran actress in England, she is renowned all over the world. She is also famous for her acting skills and her performances.
Emma Thompson has an estimated net worth of around $40 million, as per celebrity net worth, in 2022. The actress collected a large amount of sum from her role in the Harry Potter film series.
Emma Thompson's Ex-Husband
Emma Thompson is sexually straight and she has also been linked and been in relation with many guys. She was married for the first time in 1989 to Northern Irish actor, director, and producer, Kenneth Branagh.
She and her ex-husband were in a marital relationship for six years and finally get a divorce in 1995. After her divorce, she remained single for a long time and there were also rumors of her affair with many guys.
Thompson later married for the second time her boyfriend English actor and producer Greg Wise. They were married in 2003 at a private marriage function.
They together have two children; the elder one is son Tindyebwa Agaba Wise and has a younger daughter Gaia Romilly Wise. She currently lives with her spouse and children in the U.K. Besides acting her hobbies are writing and traveling.
Emma Thompson's Age, Height, And Other Facts
Emma Thompson's height: she has a height of 5' 8" (1.73 m).
Age as of 2019: 15 April 1959 (age 59)
Emma has maintained her body figure perfectly even at the age of 56, for which she regularly does exercise and visits the gym. She has blonde hair and green eyes. She has maintained a net worth of about 64 million dollars, which shows her popularity and her hard work. Being one of the veterans in her career, there is no updated information about her salary.
Emma has a huge fan following during her public events and in her social sites. She is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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by Bchrome, 20 Jan, 2016