Kristen Stewart is an American actress who is best known for her role as Bella on the cult series "Twilight." We recently learned that the actress has achieved a net worth of a whopping $70 million. This is an astronomical figure and there are quite a few fans who are wondering if she has earned this through her work as an actress or if she has made investments to become so rich. We took a look into her history and career and here is what we discovered.
Her early years
Kristen was born in April of 1990 in Los Angeles, California. At the age of just 9 years old, she started her acting career as a child actress. She went to the local schools in the districts where she lived liked any other normal kid up until she hit the seventh grade. She did graduate from high school and went full time into her acting career, but she officially began acting in 1999.
Kristen's first real break came in 2002 when she starred alongside Jodie Foster in "Panic Room." Her performance earned a ton of recognition and she received a Young Artist Award nomination for her efforts. Kristen was fortunate to be born into a family who were well connected in the entertainment industry. Her mom is a script supervisor and director and her father is a television producer. She got a big break in 2004 when she made her debut breakthrough movie titled "Catch That Kid." She was on a roll as she went on the following hear to appear n the thriller films "Undertow" and "Speak." She also appeared in many other movies including "Fierce People," and "Zathura."
The role of a lifetime
Summit Entertainment made the announcement that Kristen Stewart would be cast in the leading role for the upcoming adaptation of the best selling Stephanie Meyer's fantasy series titled "Twilight." Stewart accepted the role of Isabella Swan, most commonly known as Bella. The film was made in 2007 and released throughout the globe in 2008 where it was well-received and left fans hollering for more. Kristen was given the MTV Movie Award for Best Female Performer for her contributions to the film. In between the filming of the next Twilight films, she went on to appear in "Adventureland." The following year she was back on the set of "The Twilight Saga: New Moon," film. The second hit out-shined the first at the box office and it skyrocketed Stewart to unbelievable heights of fame and of course the fortune that followed. The opening of the film brought in the highest numbers both domestic and internationally of the decade.
Kristen Steward was cast in the lead role for "Snow White and the Huntsman" as well as appearing in "On the Road" the same year. She was an actress that was in very high demand. Her most recent endeavors include two films that are scheduled to be released in 2019, respectively "Underwater" and "Against all Enemies."
Highlights of her career
Kristen Stewart is enjoying a long and successful career in the entertainment industry. She's won multiple British Academy Awards, People's Choice Awards and Kid's Choice Awards for her performances. Her career took off in 2002 with "The Panic Room" followed two years later with "Catch That Kid." She went on to appear in "Into the Wild" in 2007, followed by"Twilight" in 2008. She appeared in "The Runaways" in 2010, "Snow White and the Huntsman" in 2012, "Camp X-Ray" in 2014, "Equals" in 2015, "Personal Shopper" in 2016, "Come Swim" short film in 2017 along with appearances on Saturday Night Live and the Ellen Degeneres Show in 2017 and "Lizzie" in 2018. She has two new films coming out in 2019. Kristen has also won the BAFTA Rising Star Award in 2010 along with the Favorite Movie Actress from the People's Choice Award the same year.
How did Kristen Steward amass a fortune of $70 million?
All that we really need to do is to take a look at her career history to determine that Kristen Stewart has earned her fortune through her professional acting career. She has done a great job in connecting with the characters that she portrayed. She's enjoyed starring in some of the most popular films throughout the world and while still in her 20s, she's one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood.
Written by Dana Hanson
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