Emma Roberts is an American singer and actress. She gained immense recognition after playing as Addie Singer in the teen series called “Unfabulous” from 2004 – 2007. Let’s look at her career, Emma Roberts net worth, and few fun facts about her.
Emma released her debut album for the series in 2005 called “Unfabulous and More.” She appeared in a lot of films such as “Nancy Drew” in 2007, “It’s Kind of a Funny Story” in 2010, “Valentine’s Day” in 2010, and “The Art of Getting By” in 2011.
However, Emma wanted to do more mature roles. Hence she signed various films such as “The Blackcoat’s Daughter” in 2015, “Nerve” in 2016, “Paradise Hills” in 2019, and “Holidate” in 2020.
Roberts gained worldwide recognition after appearing on the horror sitcom “American Horror Story” (2013 to present). Also, she played the central role of Chanel Oberlin in the comedy horror television show “Scream Queens” (2015 – 2016).
Early Life of Emma Roberts
Emma Rose Roberts was born on February 10, 1991, in Rhinebeck, New York. Her mother is Kelly Cunningham, and her father is Eric Roberts, who is also an actor.
However, her parents separated when she was a toddler. She is of Scottish, Welsh, Swedish, English, German, and Irish descent from her father’s side.
Moreover, from her mother’s second marriage, Emma is the stepdaughter of Kelly Nickels, who is a musician. Also, she has a half-sister whose name is Grace.
Emma’s stepmother is Eliza Roberts from her father’s second marriage, and she is the step-granddaughter of Lila Garrett and David Rayfiel.
Furthermore, all of the family is from the film industry. Her aunt is a famous actress Julia Roberts and also Lisa Roberts Gillan. Betty Lou Bredemus (1934 – 2015), an acting coach, was her paternal grandma.
When Emma was a kid, she spent most of her free time in her father and aunt Julia’s film set. Seeing all of these for years made Emma realized that she also wanted to be an actor like her father and aunts. However, her mother wanted her to have a normal childhood.
Emma went to Sarah Lawrence College in September 2011. However, she dropped off of her college in January 2012 to focus more on her studies.
Also, in 2012 she was dating her fellow actor, Evan Peters. They started dating when they worked together for the movie “Adult World.”
Sometime during mid-2013, the couple was staying in a hotel in Quebec when a hotel staff overheard screaming and shouting coming from their room, and they immediately called the police.
It is stated that after a huge argument, they started to hit each other and when the cops arrived at the hotel, they arrested Emma.
The police did not arrest Evan as there was no visible injury on Emma, whereas there were few scratch marks on Evan’s face. But Evan declined all the press charges, and a few hours later, Emma was released from the police station.
Moreover, they did an interview together, and both of them said it was a misunderstanding and an unfortunate event happened in the hotel. They also said they are now working together so that they can move past it.
In March 2014, Evan announced that both of them were engaged. After five years of being together in 2019, the couple said that they had broken up.
In 2019 Emma started going out with Garrett Hedlund. After dating for a year, the couple announced that they were expecting their first son. Their son was born on December 27, 2020.
In the same month, Emma becomes the first pregnant woman to be on the cover of Cosmopolitan magazine.
2000 – 2010
Emma made her acting debut as a child actress at the age of nine. In 2001 she was in the film “Blow” by Ted Demme. Also, it was the first time she auditioned for any film.
Moreover, in the movie, she played the role of Johnny Depp’s daughter Kristina Jung.
The same year she also appeared in Leif Tilden’s film “Big Love.”
Then in 2004, she played the lead role in “Unfabulous.” Emma played the role of Addie, a 7th grader. The show focuses on Addie and her two best friends in her school. It has three seasons and aired from 2004 till 2007.
For this TV series, Emma was nominated for many Young Artist Award and Teen Choice Award awards.
In 2006, Emma was cast in the film “Aquamarine” alongside JoJo and Sara Paxton. She won the “Best Supporting Young Actress in a Feature Film” in Young Artist Award in 2007.
In 2008, Emma played a rebellious teen role in the movie “Wild Child.” This teenager was sent to boarding school in the United Kingdom from California. Also, she described her character as a typical bratty teenager.
Then she appeared on “Lymelife,” and the film was premiered at Toronto International Film Festival.
She also debuted as a voice actor and voiced Wilma from “The Flight Before Christmas.”
In 2010 she appeared in various movies and dramas: Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac, Virginia, Valentine’s Day, 184.108.40.206., Twelve, and It’s a Funny Story.
2011 – 2013
In 2011, she appeared in a romantic comedy film “The Art of Getting By” alongside Freddie Highmore. Also, she starred in “Scream 4,” directed by Wes Craven. She played the lead role of Jill Roberts.
In late 2012 it was announced that Emma was cast in “Adult Word” alongside Evan Peters and John Cusack. She played the role of a college graduate who works at a bookstore to make her ends meet.
Besides, Emma stated that most of the lines were ad-libbed; hence, her reaction in the film was all genuine. Her acting was so great in the movie that she was praised by Stephanie Zacharek (The Village Voice) and Andrew O’Hehir (Salon).
She also voiced Amanda Barrington in “Family Guy” for “No Country Club for Old Men.”
Alongside Jason Sudeikis and Jennifer Aniston, Emma was cast in the comedy movie “We’re the Millers.” The film was released in August 2013.
2014 – 2017
Two important things happened in her career between 2014 – 2017 that played a significant role in Emma Roberts net worth today.
Firstly, Emma was cast to play Madison Montgomery in season 3 of “American Horror Story.” Season 3 was called “American Horror Story: Coven.” Madison was a party lover who was also a telekinetic witch.
Later on, in another part of the show, “American Horror Story: Freak Show,” she played the role of Maggie Esmerelda, a con artist.
“Scream Queens” was another popular series where Emma played the role of Chanel Oberlin along with Lea Michele and Jamie Lee Curtis. The series was a horror-comedy show which aired on the Fox channel.
Moreover, this series was created by Brad Falchuk and Ryan Murphy, who were the producers of “American Horror Story.” “Scream Queens” has two seasons.
In 2015 she played the role of Eloise in Ashby alongside Nat Wolff. The movie had a world premiere at Tribeca Film Festive in April 2019. Also, the movie was released on September 25.
Then she was cast in the movie “Nerve,” and her co-star was Dave Franco. The film was based on a novel with the same name. It premiered at SVA Theater in July 2016.
Furthermore, it was a huge success when the movie came out and grossed over $85 million.
In 2017, she portrayed the role of Jess in the movie “Who We Are Now.” The film was released on September 9, 2017, at Toronto International Film Festival.
2018 – Present
In 2018 from April – August, Emma has appeared in three movies – “Little Italy,” “In a Relationship,” and “Billionaire Boys Club.”
Also, it was announced that Emma was cast in “Anya’s Ghost,” which is a supernatural comedy film based on the novel with the same name by Vera Brosgol.
Emma also returned to “American Horror Story: Apocalypse,” where she was playing the role of Madison Montgomery. This series contributed a lot to Emma Roberts net worth.
In May 2019, Emma was to play Kat Baker in the Netflix show “Spinning Out.” However, later media revealed that she backed out from the series.
She appeared in “Paradise Hills,” where she played the role of Uma. Also, the movie has a worldwide premiere at Sundance Film Festival.
Emma Roberts net worth
She has been in the film industry for years and gained a lot of recognition; as reported, Emma Roberts net worth is USD 25 million.
Emma Roberts House
She has a lot of assets that contributed to Emma Roberts’s net worth. At first, she used to live in Laurel Canyon, but she sold it for $1.6 million. In 2018 she bought a house in Los Feliz, which cost her about $4 million.
However, when she became pregnant, she thought she needed a better house for her kid. So, she sold this house and bought a family home at Hollywood Hills. The cost of the house was $3.2 million.
Her house was built in 1921, and the total area of the house is 8,102 square feet. The house has three bathrooms and three bedrooms which are about 2,846 square feet.
Also, the property has a driveway, garage, swimming pool, and guest house. It is a colonial-revival mansion that includes a lot of floral decoration. Her front garden is full of roses and a lot of tangles which provides shade to the lawn. Also, her front porch is wisteria-framed, which gives a very early 1920s vibe.
Emma Robert Car Collection
Emma has a lot of cars in her collection. It seems like she is a fan of cars.
She has Chevrolet Suburban, Ford Mustang, Porsche Cayenne GTS, Range Rover Vogue, Mercedes S-Class, Range Rover Sports, and many more on her collection. We can see the car collection contributed a lot to Emma Roberts’s net worth.
11 Fun and Interesting Facts about Emma Roberts
- She was only 13 years old when she appeared in “Unfabulous.”
- Emma is a lefty and a lot of people say left-handed people are very creative, emotionally stable, and immensely talented.
- Her debut album for “Unfabulous” did great on the charts. It was at 46 on Billboard Top Heatseekers.
- In early 2009 Emma became the brand ambassador of the skincare brand Neutrogena. She appeared in many commercials in the USA.
- Emma and Julia Roberts were together in the movie “Valentine’s Day.” However, they did not share any scenes.
- She loves to eat breakfast foods such as toast, bacon, and eggs. Emma stated that she could eat them at any time of the day. Also, some of her favorite foods are cupcakes, ice cream, and donuts.
- Whenever she plans to go out with her friends, family, or boyfriend, she leaves her phone in her house. She stated that she does not want any distractions when she is spending time with her loved ones.
- Emma does not like dramas. She avoided the question when asked about her co-stars from “Scream Queens,” who has a more diva personality.
- Emma said that if she ever quit acting, she would pursue a career in the music industry.
- She appeared on Teen Vogue’s Best dress list multiple times, including February 2009, December 2008, September 2008, and June 2007.
- Emma loves to read books and has an extensive collection of them. In March 2017, she announced her book club on her social media platforms titled “Belletrist.”
Emma Roberts is a famous singer and actor American who has appeared in many TV shows and Hollywood films. Also, a lot of people in her family are from the film industry.
Some of her well-known roles are “We’re the Millers,” “Who We Are Now,” “Aquamarine,” “We’re the Millers,” “American Horror Story,” and “The Hunt.”
In 2021 Emma Roberts’s net worth will be $25 million.