Then: Emma Watson was 11 when she got the part as the smart muggle Hermione Granger. She earned rave reviews for her performance and even received the Young Artist Award for Leading Young Actress.
Did you know that after completing the fifth movie, Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix, Watson wanted to drop out to focus on her studies? Thankfully, the studio was able to work their production dates to suit Watson’s needs.
“They essentially moved the Harry Potter film schedule around my exam dates, which was amazing. It all worked out,” she said to MTV News in 2016.
Now: Watson, 27, graduated from Brown University with a degree in English Literature in 2014.
Most recently, she played Belle in the worldwide box-office hit Beauty And The Beast and it is widely reported that she will be this year’s highest-paid actress. Just how much is Watson expected to receive for her work in Beauty And The Beast? A whopping US$15mil (RM65mil).