About Emily Blunt

Emily Blunt is a well-known British-American actress who was popularly known for her outstanding performance in several movies where she had won various awards and also received lots of nominations for her roles in the movies. As an actress, she has been actively working from the year 2001 to now.

Quick Info
Full nameEmily Olivia Leah Blunt
Date of Birth23 February 1983
Birth PalceWandsworth, London, England
Parent(s)Joanna Blunt and Oliver Blunt.
Spouse(s)John Krasinski ​(m. 2010)
Net worthUS $80 million

Personal Life 

Emily Blunt was born on 23 February 1983 in Wandsworth, London, England as a daughter of a mother, Joanna, and father, Oliver Blunt. Her mother used to be a former actress and teacher where his father used to be a Barrister. Among the four children, Blunt is the second one where her siblings were Felicity, Sebastian, and Susannah. Her grandfather used to be Major General Peter Blunt. 

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Blunt dated Canadian singer Michael Buble for three years where they had met in the year 2005 at the Australian television Logie Award which was held in Melbourne. Later, they broke their relationship in the year 2008.

After that, in November 2008, she started dating an American actor John Krasinski where in August 2009, they were engaged. Later, on 10 July 2010, they got married in Como, Italy, and gave birth to their beautiful daughters where one was born in 2014 and another one in the year 2016.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Emily Blunt holds both American and British nationality as she took dual citizenship and she belongs to White ethnicity. She is currently 37 years old with a height of 5 feet 7.5 inches (1.71 m) and a weight of 53 kg. She had got the body measurements of 34-24-35 inches and had Dyed Blonde hair with blue eyes. As she was born on 23 February, her zodiac sign is Pisces.

Early Life and Education

In her early life, Blunt had suffered from stuttering which is a speech disorder in the flow of speech with repetitions and prolongation of sound from the age of seven to 14. Her school teacher helps her to manage the stutter through acting and she also sat on the board of directors for the American Institute for Stuttering. Later, she joined Ibstock Place School and after that, she joined Hurtwood House when she was in her age of 16 for a performing arts program where she was noticed by an agent and signed her.


Career Beginnings (2001-2004)

Emily Blunt started her professional career after she was cast into Peter Hall’s production of the Play “The Royal Family” as a Gwen to Dench’s Fanny Cavendish, from which she was named as the “Best Newcomer”. After that, she was cast as Juliet in a tragedy “Romeo and Juliet” in Indhu Rubasingham’s production in 2002 at Chichester Festival Theatre.

Later, she was seen in the British television drama “Boudica” in which she made her screen debut. After playing the role in the movie, her performance received positive reviews. After that was also seen in the two-part British television drama Henry VIII in 2003.  Besides, in 2004, she was seen in a British drama movie “My Summer of Love” which is based on the novel by Helen Cross under the same name and she received lots of positive response for her performance. Later, she was awarded the British Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer with Press.

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The Devil Wears Prada and breakthrough

Emily Blunt was seen starred in the British television drama “Gideon’s Daughter” by Stephen Poliakoff, from which, she was able to win the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress. After that, she was seen playing the role in a comedy-drama “The Devil Wears Prada” in 2006 by David Frankel where the movie received commercial and critical success.

Later, she had been nominated for BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role as well as nominated in Golden Award for Best Supporting Actress- Motion Picture. After that, she was also awarded for best costume design with Hathaway at 79th Academy Awards. Further, she was seen playing the role in an Australian mystery drama movie in the year 2006.

After the showing back to back outstanding performance, Emily Blunt was seen in the movie “Wind Chill” and after that in the romantic drama “The Jane Austen Book Club” as well as in the comedy-drama “Dan in Real Life” and also in “Charlie Wilson’s War” which is a biographical comedy-drama movie of the year 2007. Besides, she was seen appearing in the movie “Sunshine Cleaning” as Norah Lorkowaski in 2008 where so many people loved her performance, and she received favorable feedbacks from everyone. Later, she was cast as Valerie Brennan in an American comedy-drama movie “The Great Buck Howard” in the year 2008.

 After that, in the year 2009, Emily Blunt was seen playing the role of Queen Victoria in “The Young Victoria” which is a British period drama movie by Jean-Marc Vallee. Later, she became able to be nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture-Drama and also in the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Actress. She was also able to earn the BAFTA Britannia Award for British Artist of the year.

After that, she was seen in the movies like “Curiosity” and “The Wolfman” where the movie “The Wolfman” received negative reviews. She had also provided her voice in the television series “Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps”. Besides, she was seen in the movie “The Adjustment Bureau” in 2011.

Science Fiction and Comedies

In the year of 2011, Emily Blunt was cast into the British romantic comedy-drama “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen” and also seen in the Disney’s musical comedy movie “The Muppets” as well as seen in the independent comedy-drama “Your Sister’s Sister”.

Further, she was seen playing the romantic comedy movie “The Five-Year Engagement” in 2012. After that, she was seen in an American science fiction action movie “Looper” and also seen in the comedy-drama “Arthur Newman”. Also, she was seen starring in the science fiction movie “Edge of Tomorrow” where she had won the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Actress in an Action Movie for her role in the movie.

Later, Emily Blunt was seen playing the role in a musical “Into the Woods” as Baker’s Wife where she became able nominated for Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her fabulous performance.

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Dramatic expansion and recognition

In the year of 2015, Emily Blunt was seen playing the role in the crime thriller “Sicario” where she also received positive reviews for her role. Later, in the year 2016, she was seen starring in the movie “The Huntsman: Winter’s War” and after that, she was seen in the mystery thriller “The Girl on the Train”, for which she had nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Female Actor.

Furthermore, in 2017, Emily Blunt was seen voicing over the character in an animated movie “My Little Pony: The Movie” as well as in “Animal Crackers”. She was also seen in the movie “The Quiet Place” and after that seen playing the musical fantasy movie “Mary Poppins Return” in 2018.

In the year 2020, Emily Blunt was seen playing in her husband’s web series “Some Good News”. Later, she had also stated that she will repeat her role in the horror sequel “A Quiet Place Part II”. Later, she will also be seen in the movie “Jungle Cruise” alongside Paul Giamatti, Edgar Ramirez, and Dani Rovira, and a romantic drama “Wild mountain Thyme”.

Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Emily Blunt is $80 million dollars.