Emily Blunt Biography: Age, Wikipedia, Children, Net Worth, Height, Movies, Instagram

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Emily Blunt is a British actress who has impressed audiences and critics with her versatile and powerful performances.

She has starred in various genres, from comedy to horror, and has earned numerous accolades, including a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

She is also known for being married to actor and director John Krasinski, with whom she collaborated on the acclaimed horror film A Quiet Place and its sequel.


  • Full name: Emily Olivia Leah Blunt
  • Date of birth: February 23, 1983
  • Age: 41 years old
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of birth: Wandsworth, London, England
  • Nationality: British
  • Profession: Actress
  • Height: 5 ft 7 in (1.71 m)
  • Parents: Joanna Mackie and Oliver Blunt
  • Siblings: Felicity Blunt, Sebastian Blunt, and Susannah Blunt
  • Spouse: John Krasinski
  • Children: Hazel Krasinski and Violet Krasinski
  • Relationship status: Married
  • Net worth: $80 million

Early Life and Education

Emily Blunt, who is now 41, was born on February 23, 1983, in Wandsworth, London, England. She is the second of four children of Joanna Mackie, a former actress and teacher, and Oliver Blunt, a barrister.

She has a British upper-class background, as her grandfather was a major general, and one of her paternal uncles is a former Conservative MP. She also closely relates to the actress Felicity Kendal, her first cousin once removed.

Blunt had a stammer as a child, which she overcame with the help of a teacher who encouraged her to act in different voices.

She attended Ibstock Place School and Hurtwood House, a private high school known for its performing arts curriculum.

She was discovered by an agent and signed while still in high school. She made her professional acting debut 2001 in the play The Royal Family, opposite Judi Dench, at the West End theatre.

Personal Life

Emily Blunt met American actor John Krasinski in 2008 through a mutual friend. They started dating shortly after and got engaged in 2009.

They married on July 10, 2010, in Como, Italy. They have two daughters, Hazel, born in 2014, and Violet, born in 2016.

Blunt became a naturalized US citizen in 2015 but retains her British citizenship. She and Krasinski live in Brooklyn, New York.


Emily Blunt began her career on stage, appearing in The Royal Family with Judi Dench in 2001. For her performance, she won the Evening Standard Award for Best Newcomer.

She made her film debut in My Summer of Love in 2004, which earned her critical acclaim and an Evening Standard British Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer.

She rose to fame in 2006 with her role as Miranda Priestly’s assistant in The Devil Wears Prada, for which she received a Golden Globe nomination and a BAFTA nomination.

In the same year, she also won a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award for her role in the television film Gideon’s Daughter.

She has since starred in many genres of films, such as The Young Victoria, Edge of Tomorrow, Sicario, The Girl on the Train, A Quiet Place, Mary Poppins Returns, and Jungle Cruise.

She has received an Academy Award nomination, four Golden Globe nominations, four BAFTA nominations, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

She has also appeared in television shows like Gideon’s Daughter, The Simpsons, Saturday Night Live, and The English.

She has also provided her voice to several animated films, such as Gnomeo & Juliet, The Wind Rises, and My Little Pony: The Movie.

She has also narrated the audiobook Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives and recorded songs for the soundtrack of her films Into the Woods and Mary Poppins Returns.


Some of the awards that Emily Blunt has won throughout her career are:

  • Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for Gideon’s Daughter (2007).
  • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role for A Quiet Place (2019).
  • Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Actress in an Action Movie for Edge of Tomorrow (2015).
  • Empire Award for Best Actress for The Girl on the Train (2017).
  • Saturn Award for Best Actress for A Quiet Place (2019).

Net Worth

Emily Blunt’s estimated net worth is $80 million, which is her combined net worth with her husband, John Krasinski. Their combined fortune is almost equally attributable, with John having a slightly higher share.

However, in recent years, Emily has grown into one of the highest-paid actresses on the planet. For example, between 2019 and 2020, she earned around $22 million from her various acting endeavors.


Emily Blunt has been involved in some controversies, such as:

  • Her comments on becoming a US citizen, which she later clarified as a joke and apologized for.
  • Her casting as Mary Poppins, which some fans of the original film criticized as unnecessary and disrespectful to Julie Andrews.
  • Her criticism of the superhero genre, which she said was not to her taste, and her turning down roles in Iron Man 2 and Captain America: The First Avenger.

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  • My Summer of Love
  • The Devil Wears Prada
  • The Young Victoria
  • The Adjustment Bureau
  • Edge of Tomorrow
  • Sicario
  • The Girl on the Train
  • A Quiet Place
  • Mary Poppins Returns
  • Jungle Cruise
  • Oppenheimer

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