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Emily Watson

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Emily Watson

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Full NameEmily Watson
First NameEmily
Last NameWatson
Birth NameEmily Margaret Watson
Birth CityLondon
Birth CountryUnited Kingdom
Father NameRichard Watson
Father Professionarchitect
Mother NameKatharine Watson
Mother ProfessionEnglish teacher
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJack Waters
No Of ChildrenTwo
AwardsBAFTA TV Award for Best Actress
EducationSt James Independent Schools
Height173 cm
Date of BirthJanuary 14,1967
Married Date1995


    Body and Relation Status of Emily Watson

    What is Emily Watson marital status ?Married
    How many children does Emily Watson have ?Two
    Who is Emily Watson married with?Jack Waters
    When was Emily Watson married?1995
    What is the height of Emily Watson?173 cm
    What is the weight of Emily Watson?kg

    Emily Watson is one of the remarkable faces in the world of acting. The actress gained widespread popularity after playing Bess McNeil in Lars von Trier's in a 1996 film Breaking the Waves. Her other notable projects are Miss Potter (2006), War Horse (2011), and Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017).  

    Watson got Primetime Emmy and Golden Globe Awards nomination for her role in the HBO miniseries Chernobyl

    Who are Emily Watson's Parents? 

    Emily Watson was born on 14th January 1967, in Islington, London, England. She is the daughter of Richard Watson, an architect and Katharine Watson, an English teacher at St David's Girls' School. 

    The actress grew up in Islington with her sister Harriet Watson. She holds British nationality and is a Caucasian by her ethnicity. 

    Watson was raised as an Anglican. She attended St James Independent Schools in west London. Upon her schooling, she went on to enroll at the University of Bristol and earned a Bachelor of Arts n 1988. Additionally, Emily also obtained her Masters in Arts from Bristol University in 2003. 

    Emily also took training at Drama Studio London. 


    Emily Watson scored her first acting role in a TV film A Summer Day's Dream in 1994. She later appeared in a number of TV shows like The Memory Keeper's Daughter (2011), A Song for Jenny (2015), Little Women (2017), and more. 

    English actress Emily Watson
    English actress Emily Watson

    source: starswiki

    Besides, the actress also has acted in a number of films such as A Royal Night Out (2015), Everest (2015), Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017), and The Happy Prince (2018). 

    Played Ulyana Khomyuk in 'Chernobyl'

    Emily Watson gained huge popularity after her iconic role in the hit HBO miniseries Chernobylin along with Paul Ritter and Ralph Ineson 2019. She has also been nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, Critics' Choice Television Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and more for her work in the show. 


    Emily Watson has won a number of prestigious awards. In the BAFTA TV Award for her role in the TV biopic Appropriate Adult. Her performance in the show also brought her Primetime Emmy and Golden Globe Awards nomination. 

    The actress also got the Academy Award nomination under the category of Best Actress for her work in Breaking the Waves. Furthermore, Emily was nominated for the 2003 Olivier Award in a play Uncle Vanya. 

    Watson won the BIFA Award for playing Jacqueline du PrĂ© in Hilary and Jackie in 1998.  

    What is Emily Watson Net Worth? 

    As per Celebrity Net Worth, Emily Watson's net worth stands at $10 million. Throughout the career that spanned nearly three decades in the industry, the actress became the part of many commercially successful movies. 

    In 2017, Watson played the role in a comedy Kingsman: The Golden Circle which was turned out to be a tremendous hit at the box office and grossed $410 million. Her other triumphant projects are Gosford Park (2001), War Horse (2011), and The Theory of Everything (2014) as well. 

    The actress currently resides in her house located in Greenwich, London.   

    Husband and Children 

    Emily Watson tied the knot with her husband Jack Waters in 1995. Jack is also an actor better known Dangerfield (1995) and The Murder of Stephen Lawrence (1999). 

    Emily Watson and her husband Jack Waters
    Emily Watson and her husband Jack Waters 

    source: SuperbHub

    The first Watson met her then future-husband Jack at the Royal Shakespeare Company. The two dated for some time before getting married. 

    They are also blessed with two children. They welcomed their first child, a daughter, Juliet Waters in 2005. Their second child, a son, Dylan Waters was born in 2009.  

    The family of four currently resides in Greenwich.  

    Charity Work 

    Emily Watson is also known for her charity endeavors. She staunchly supports the NSPCC, the children charity campaign. She also was inducted into the Society's Hall of Fame for her vital role in the Children's Commissioner for England.

    Watson also financially supports the London children's charity Scene & Heard.