Biography

Academy Award-Winning Actress Emma Stone Biography

Emma Stone is a popular American actress known for her diverse work and has gained immense praises from her fans for her outstanding work in The Amazing Spider-Man, Birdman, and The Favourite. Stone has gained stardom and various prestigious awards, including a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Golden Globe Award. 

She appeared in numerous films, and television series and her famous movies count La La Land, The Help, Easy A, etc. The Oscar Award winner got more recognition in the showbiz industry after playing the part of Gwen Stacy in The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

How Old Is La La Land Star Emma Stone?

Stone was born and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona, the U.S, on November 6, 1988, which makes her 33 years old as of 2021. Her birth name is Emily Jean Stone. The eldest of two, Emily is the daughter of Jeffrey Charles Stone, a CEO of the general-contracting company and Krista Jean Stone, a homemaker.

She grew up with her younger brother Spencer & lived on the grounds of the Camelback Inn resort between 11-15 years old. The La La Land actress has a mixed ethnic background (German, English, Scottish, and Irish ancestry) and holds American nationality. Her grandfather Conrad Ostberg Sten was originally from a Swedish family.

Talking about her early life, Stone had baby colic and cried frequently. And she also developed nodules and calluses on her vocal cords. Not only that, Emma suffered panic attacks and anxiety as a child. So, she also underwent therapy but asserts that her participation in local theater plays assisted cure the seizures. She studied at Sequoya Elementary School and later attended Cocopah Middle School for the sixth grade. 

Wanted To Act Since Age Four- Early Focus on Musical Theaters

The passionate actress was interested in acting from an early age. When she was just four years old, Stone aimed to pursue a career in the film industry. In her early phase, Stone wanted her career in sketch comedy. But she changed her mind, focused on musical theater, and took vocal lessons for several years. And she made her acting debut by appearing in a stage production of The Wind in the Willows at the age of 11.

While homeschooled for two years, Emma would appear in theatre productions- totaled appearance in 16 productions at Phoenix’s Valley Youth Theatre. Her notable credits are The Princess and the Pea and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Likewise, her interest in acting grew more, and she traveled to Los Angeles and auditioned unsuccessfully for a role on Nickelodeon’s All That. Her parents also supported her in getting involved in the film industry and sent her for private acting lessons with a local acting coach.

Emma is also a cast of  The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Source: Instagram @emmastone

Moreover, Stone went to Xavier College Preparatory but dropped out to focus on acting. Reportedly, the future Hollywood figure did a Powerpoint presentation to her parents to convince them to let her move to California to pursue a career in the showbiz industry. Later, she moved to Los Angeles with her mother and got professionally involved in this field.

Made On-Screen Debut 17- Breakthrough With ‘Easy A’

Emma made her big-screen debut in 2005 by appearing as Laurie Partridge in the tv movie named The New Partridge Family. In the same year, she landed the role of Cynthia McCallister in the tv series, Medium. From 2006 to 2007, Stone starred in different projects, including The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, Malcolm in the Middle, Lucky Louie, Superbad, Drive, The Rocker, and The House Bunny.

And in 2009, Stone appeared in Ghosts of Girlfriends Past as Allison Vandermeersh, which helped her acquire fame in the industry. She shared the screen with Matthew McConaughey and Jennifer Garner. Her most profitable venture (financially) in 2009 was Zombieland, where the actress portrayed Wichita.

In 2010, Emma Stone earned her breakthrough as Olive in a teen comedy movie entitled Easy A, directed by Will Gluck. Furthermore, Stone received various honors for her mind-blowing act, including a nomination for a BAFTA Rising Star Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy.

And from 2011 to 2012, Stone made her appearance in various movies like Robot Chicken, Friends with Benefits, Crazy, Stupid, Love., The Help, 30 Rock, etc.

Streak Of Success- ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ & Academy Award From ‘La La Land’

Finally, Stone got a chance to work in Marc Webb’s 2012 film The Amazing Spider-Man starring Andrew Garfield. In the respective project, she portrayed Gwen Stacy. It was one of the biggest hits given by Stone that was the seventh highest-grossing film of 2012 with global revenues of $757.9 million. After that, she voiced Amanda in Sleeping Dogs, which earned her a Spike Video Game Award.

Emma in the shoot of La La Land
Source: Instagram @emmastone

And in 2013, the Amazing Spider-Man cast appeared in Movie 43, Gangster Squad, and The Croods. Not to mention, Stone reprised the role of Gwen Stacy in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in 2014. Her work in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 collected huge praises from worldwide. Moreover, we can see her appearances in Magic in the Moonlight, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), Irrational Man, Aloha, and many other popular films.

By 2016, Emma was already an established actress as she had worked in numerous movies that did very well in the industry. She starred as Mia Dolan in the musical romantic drama La La Land (2016), which won her many accolades including the prestigious Academy Award and Golden Globe Award.

Net Worth Of Emma Stone: Salary From ‘La La Land’

Stone was the newest star in a dark Disney live-action retelling in Cruella. She had success before starring in her Oscar-winning role, but Emma was the highest-paid actress that year, in 2016. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Stone is estimated to have a net worth of over $30 million.

Reportedly, she made her $26 million alone for her work in La La Land before taxes. From the TV series Maniac, the actress earned $350,000 per episode- which roughly calculates her overall earnings around $3.5 million from 10 episodes.

Furthermore, Stone earned a reputation for her amazing acting skills. The main source of her income comes from being an actress. In the United States, the average salary of an actor is $57,000 annually. No doubt her income will increase in the future as she is still working on her new project and will surely receive a good profit from it. Her upcoming movies are Cruella 2, The Curse, Poor Things, and Bleat.

Check out Stone’s movies & its box-office collection:

MoviesEst. BudgetBox Office Role
Cruella$100 million$233.3 millionEstella 
Zombieland: Double Tap$45 million$122.8 millionWichita
The Favourite$15 million$95.9 millionAbigail
La La Land$30 million$448.9 millionMia

Moreover, in 2017, The Amazing Spider-Man actress signed millions of dollars-worth contract to become the face of Louis Vuitton. Reportedly, she earned between $6-$7 million in a course of 2 years.

Real Estate & Cars

Apart from acting, Stone is engaged in various other real estate businesses. Like many other celebrities, she has a profound real estate portfolio that she persists in adding to on both sides of the country. Stone purchased a Beverly Hills mansion for $2.4 million in 2012. It was made during the ’50s and had four bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. However, Emma sold it for almost $4 million in 2019. Some reports also show Stone had at least two homes in New York City.

Reportedly, she had a $2.4 million West Village condo and a $3.6 million condo in the Financial District. Not only that, the Curella star began leasing a house on the base of Diamond Head in Hawaii after she shot the movie Aloha. It costs $4 thousand a night and boasts luxury and high-tech. And in the year 2019, she picked up two more homes, one in Malibu, which cost $3.25 million, and in Century City, Los Angeles, worth $2.3 million.

With such a massive income, Stone lives a lavish life, and she also loves driving cars, including Audi S6 that worths around $73,900. Having earned a great sum of money from her work, Stone does spend only for herself, but she has also donated to various charity organizations. Stone donated $100,000 to Time’s Up. Additionally, Time’s Up is an organization that fights against sexual harassment in the entertainment endeavor. Apart from that, Emma has a strong presence on Instagram, where she has amassed over 578k followers, and her estimated earnings from a single post are around $1,725.75 – $2,876.25.

Mother Of One- Is Emma Stone Married Or Dating? Insights On Relationships!

The Cruella actress likes to keep everything about her low-key as long as it includes her family & relationships. But fan-eyes are never off Stone, which even confirmed her secret marriage too. Emma shares a marital relationship with her director husband Dave McCary.

As reported, the two began dating in 2017 and confirmed their engagement after 2 years, in December 2019. McCary is renowned for directing the Saturday Night Live segments from 2013 to 2019. Since 2007, he has been in this field, working on various projects. Further, Dave was the main director for the first two seasons of the popular web series Epic Rap Battles of History. So, Stone and Dave are happily residing in Los Angeles.

In January 2021, the two announced that they were expecting their first child. And they welcomed their daughter Louise Jean McCary. The baby girl’s name is a tribute to Stone’s grandmother Jean Louise.

A throwback of Emma Stone and her husband Dave McCary as they confirmed engagement in 2019
A throwback of Emma Stone and her husband Dave McCary as they confirmed the engagement in 2019
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The two tends to keep their family away from flashes of the spotlight.

Before McCary, Stone was famously in a relationship with actor Andrew Garfield, her The Amazing Spider-Man co-star. They two met on the set of the aforementioned film & began dating in 2010. Although fans were already shipping them together & the paparazzi spotted them at many events together, they never talked about their relationship publicly.

And sadly, the adorable duo parted ways in 2015.

Did you know? Not only Emma Stone but Kirsten Dunst and Zendaya, who played on-screen interest of Spider-Man dated their co-star too. Dunst dated Tobey Maguire briefly, and Zendaya is in a relationship with Tom Holland.

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  1. […] Holland is not the only one to have dated his on-screen MJ; previous Spider-Man actors too did date their co-star; Tobey Maguire had a brief relationship with Kirsten Dunst, while Andrew Garfield dated Emma Stone. […]

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