Emily Jean Emma Stone, popularly known as Emma Stone, is an acclaimed American actress who is one of the world’s highest paid actresses.
Often addressed as one of the most talented actresses of her generation, she has to her name an Academy Award, a BAFTA award, a Golden Globe Award and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. She appeared in Forbes Celebrity 100 in 2013 and Time 100 in 2017.
Emma Stone was born on November 6, 1988 in Scottsdale, Arizona to Krista Jean Stone and Jeffrey Charles Stone. She has a younger brother named Spencer and lived on the grounds of Camelback Inn Resort from the age of 12 to 15. Emma attended the Sequoya Elementary School and Cocopah Middle School. She was prone to panic attacks as a child and therapy along with theatre helped her cope her anxiety. She drawn to acting since she was four years of age and trained herself for musical theatre for years.
She made her debut at the age of 11 in a stage production The Wind in the Willows. Emma Stone homeschooled for the period of two years where she starred in sixteen productions in Phoenix’s Valley Youth Theatre, some of which being The Princess and the Pea and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. She starred in Medium and Malcolm in the Middle. Her feature film debut was Superbad (2007). She earned the Young Hollywood Award for Exciting New Face for her performance. She starred in a couple of productions such as The Rocker, The House Bunny.
Acting Career and Breakthrough
She appeared for A Christmas Carol, Paper Man and a Zombieland out of which the last one earned commercial success and provided her with praise and acclaim. Her breakthrough was with her performance in a teen comedy Easy A in 2010. This performance earned her MTV Mockup PSD Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance. She also nominated for BAFTA Rising Star Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy. In October 2010, she hosted a single episode of Saturday Night Live.
She casted for Stupid Crazy Love and won the Choice Movie Actress – Comedy. Emma Stone was cast for the role of Gwen Stacy in the Amazing Spiderman, 2012 which was a commercial hit at the box office. She nominated for three awards at People’s Choice Awards for her performance. She voiced roles in Sleeping Dogs and the Croods. In 2014, she reprised in the Amazing Spiderman 2. She won the Favorite Movie Actress at 2015’s Kids Choice Awards. She appeared in Magic in the Moonlight in 2015. Emma won numerous nominations and the Critic’s Choice Movie Awards for Best Supporting Role for her performance in the Birdman. She appeared for La La Land in 2016 and won myriad accolades including the Volci Cup for Best Actress, Academy Award, BAFTA, Golden Globe and a SAG Award for Best Actress.
She shares a vitalizing relationship with her family. Emma Stone dated her co-star Andrew Garfield from 2010. She maintained a dignified silence over her personal affairs and they were rumored to have gone their separate ways in 2015.