Emily Blunt is a very proficient actress who has starred in films like ‘A Quiet Place.’ Read on further to learn more about her, including her net worth.
Get to know actress Emily Blunt
Emily Olivia Leah Blunt is an iconic actress in the Hollywood industry. Over the course of her career, she has acted in a plethora of movies ranging from drama genre to superhero and science fiction. The article below is a brief summary of her early life, initial career, her career at its peak, and also about her personal life. She has been the favorite of many and, hopefully, this article will do justice to her work. Born in 1983, Emily Blunt today is a proficient English actress. A recipient of a Golden Globe award and several other accolades, Blunt had already made a name for herself in the British Film Industry when she came to Hollywood. Blunt was quite sure of a career in theater and got a degree in performing arts from the Hurtwood House in Dorking. She made her acting debut in 2001 in the stage production of The Royal Family. The year 2003 saw her debut on the small screen in two television films, Boudica and Henry VIII. She made her debut on the big screen with the movie, My Summer of Love in 2004. She got critical acclaim when she starred in the American comedy film, The Devil Wears Prada. Her work in the television film, Gideon’s Daughter in 2006, got her a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress while her work in The Devil Wears Prada bagged her a nomination for the BAFTA Award for the Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Year after year, her career upscaled and so did her fame and appeal. In the later years, she worked in a number of films including The Young Victoria in 2009, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen in 2011, The Adjustment Bureau in 2011, Looper in 2012, Into the Woods and Edge of Tomorrow in 2014. In 2015, she appeared in the crime movie, Sicario, which garnered her a lot of praise. She also played the role of an alcoholic girl in the thriller movie, The Girl on the Train in 2016. She received a BAFTA nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role in the film The Girl on the Train. April 3rd, 2018 saw the release of her film, A Quiet Place. She collaborated with her husband, John Krasinski, on this film. A Quiet Place is a 2018 American horror film directed by John Krasinski. The horror movie garnered critical acclaim. Born and raised in Wandsworth, London, Blunt is the second of four children. Her parents are Joanna, who is a former actress and teacher, and Oliver Simon Peter Blunt, who is a barrister. As a child, Blunt suffered from stuttering. Her problem with stuttering largely phased between seven to 14 years during which she, under the guidance of a teacher who persuaded her to act, overcame it completely. As an adult, she still feels for the problem suffered by young children and sits on the board of directors for the American Institute of Stuttering.
Personal life of Emily Blunt
Emily Blunt had been in a relationship with Canadian singer Michael Buble for three years. They had met in 2005 at the Australian television Logi Awards in Melbourne. They broke up in 2008. The same year, she got into a relationship with American actor John Krasinski. They got engaged in 2009 and married in 2010. The couple has two daughters, Hazel, born in 2014 and Violet, born in 2016. Blunt makes a lot of appearances with her husband and children at red carpet events and other functions. Emily Blunt got her U.S citizenship in 2015. She has a dual citizenship both of the United Kingdom and the United States of America. In 2015, Blunt was ranked 98th in FHM’s ‘Sexiest Women of 2015.’
Early career of the actress
Lets begin with her initial career days. Emily Blunt made her acting debut in 2001 starring opposite Judi Drench in the play, The Royal Family. For her performance in the play, Blunt was regarded as “Best Newcomer” by the Evening Standard. She did a few more plays in 2002. In 2003, Blunt made her small screen debut in the British television drama Boudica and later appeared in the British television drama Henry VIII the same year. In 2004, Blunt received considerable recognition for her performance as Tamsin in the British drama My Summer of Love which was a love story centering around two young women both from different social and economic backgrounds in the English countryside.
Breakthrough in career
Blunt appeared opposite Bill Nighy and Miranda Richardson in the British television drama Gideon’s Daughter. The film debuted on British television in February 2006. She was praised for her ‘sterling performances’ in the film and went on to bag the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance. The next film became the biggest leap in her career and today she is still remembered for her work in it. The film, The Devil Wears Prada, was a very different movie in its era. It was set in the fashion world in New York City. The Devil Wears Prada was a commercial success and her work in the film was widely acclaimed. It was Meryl Steep’s major film too and she bagged most of the appreciation but Emily Blunt had carved a niche for herself too. Blunt got the nomination for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and also the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture for her performance. Emily Blunt continued to rise on her career front. In 2007, she was seen in four major films of her career, Wind Chill, The Jane Austen Book Club, Dan in Real Life and Charlie Wilson’s War. By the end of the year, she had become a familiar face in the Hollywood industry. The year 2008, saw her in two films, Sunshine Cleaning and The Great Buck Howard. Both were highly appreciated. In 2009, Blunt was seen in the drama film, The Young Victoria. Blunt was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama and also the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Actress for her performance in The Young Victoria. In 2009, Blunt claimed the BAFTA Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year. She later appeared in the film Curiosity. Director Jon Favreau gave first preference to her for the role of Black Widow in Iron Man 2 but she turned down the offer due to scheduling conflicts. Blunt has also done some voice acting. She has rendered her voice to Angelina’s mother, Matilda in the teleseries, Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps. She later appeared in the horror film, The Wolfman in 2010 and in the film, The Adjustment Bureau alongside Matt Damon. The film got positive reviews, with critics praising Blunt’s and Damon’s onscreen chemistry.
Major films that contributed to her net worth
Blunt’s stardom was at its peak when she was approached by many advertising agencies for brand endorsements. She signed as the brand ambassador of the New Yves Saint Laurent fragrance, Opium in 2011. In 2012, she appeared in the comedy film, The Five-Year Engagement. The film earned positive reviews. She then appeared in Looper which was a neo-noir science-fiction thriller directed by Rian Johnson. Many other small and large films happened other than those mentioned above. In 2014, Blunt appeared opposite Tom Cruise in Edge of Tomorrow. Blunt played the part of Rita Vrataski, a Special Forces warrior given the task of training a public relations officer, played by Cruise, to defeat invading extraterrestrials. Blunt trained three months for her role in Edge of Tomorrow. The film, Edge of Tomorrow was commercially successful and it earned positive reviews. Blunt won the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Actress in an Action Movie for her performance in Edge of Tomorrow. In 2015, Blunt appeared in one of the biggest films of her career. The crime-thriller Sicario was directed by Denis Villeneuve. The film Sicario was chosen to compete for the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, where it received critical acclaim. Blunt received considerable praise for her performance in Sicario. Blunt was nominated for her second consecutive Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Actress in an Action Movie for the movie, Sicario. Blunt then appeared in the thriller The Girl on the Train, directed by Tate Taylor. The Girl on the Train was based on the best-selling novel of the same name, written by Paula Hawkins. Although the film earned mixed reviews from critics because they felt that it failed to live up to the novel, Emily Blunt garnered a lot of praise for her performance. She was nominated for both the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for the film, The Girl on the Train. Blunt then rendered her voice for the 2017 animated film, ‘My Litte Pony: The Movie and Animal Crackers.’ She later collaborated with her husband John Krasinski in his 2018 horror film, A Quiet Place, which revolves around a family being tormented by monstrous creatures that hunt by sound. Blunt will next be seen as the title character in the 2018 film, Mary Poppins Returns. Mary Poppins Returns is actually the sequel to the 1964 film which reunites her with Into the Woods collaborators, director Rob Marshall and Meryl Streep. The fantasy/musical film, Mary Poppins Returns is slated to release in December this year. Mary Poppins Returns is about the Magical nanny, Mary Poppins, who reunites with Michael and Jane Banks in 1930s London. In late January 2018, it was also announced that Blunt will also be co-starring with Dwayne Johnson in the film adaptation of Jungle Cruise which will be directed by Jaume Collet-Serra.
Net worth of the actress
Emily Blunt is an English actress who has a net worth of $16 million dollars. For an actress her age, this net worth is quite impressive and considering the fact that she has many more years to go in the industry, she sure will make a good fortune for herself.
The very versatile actress Emily Blunt manages to create a deep impact on the viewers with her performances. She has an uncanny knack of getting deep inside the skin of any character she plays on screen to an extent that it gets tough to imagine her in any other role. She is lined up for many future releases and we cannot wait to watch her onscreen again!