Academy-Award-Winning Emma Thompson is considered one of Britain's most acclaimed actresses. Widely known for her sophisticated and witty performances, Thompson first came in the light after her performance in a two BBC TV series, Tutti Frutti and Fortunes of War.
The actress won the praise of critics as well as attracted an unusually large and diverse audience following her portrayal of a pragmatic bohemian in a 1992 screen adaptation of E.M. Forster’s Howards End. The role in a drama also earned her Academy Award.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Emma Thompson has an estimated net worth of $50 million in 2019. Her multiple professions as an actress, screenwriter, author, and comedian are the primary driving force in her journey to $50 million.
Emma received $1,500,000 from her work in a 1994 movie Junior.
Emma Thompson supports the Refugee Council and the Tim Parry Jonathon Ball Foundation for Peace. She also works for the Helen Bamber Foundation, an entity that provides treatment to those who are traumatized by violence and abuse.
The actress is also an active human rights activist who advocates for human trafficking. She is also a part of many charity organizations such as ActionAid, Breast Cancer Care, Children of Peace, Elton John AIDS Foundation, and more.
Emma Thompson has a huge, exotic car collection. She is a proud owner of Audi Q7 which worth ranges from ($68,000 to $70,000). She also owns Mercedez-Benz S 560 Sedan ($122,720).
Emma Thompson has clandestine information about her property and assets. Sources report that the actress owns a house in West Hampstead, London, which worth is £4 million ($4.46).
In early 2014, Thompson's mansion was nearly burnt after a fire broke out in the neighboring property. Fortunately, firefighters and five fire engines promptly doused the flame.
Emma Thompson's most exceptional work in numerous movies and TV series garnered her dozens of prestigious accolades. She is a recipient of the Two Academy Award and a Primetime Emmy Award. She also won three BAFTA Awards and Two Golden Globe Awards.
Emma Thompson was born in Paddington, London, on 15th April 1959. She is the daughter of the Scottish actress Phyllida Law and English father Eric Thompson, was briefly involved in theatre. She also has a sister named Sophie Thompson, who is an actress.
Emma did her schooling from Camden School of Girls. She later went on to study English literature at the University of Cambridge.
The 5ft 8 inches tall Emma Thompson first married her now ex-husband actor and director Kenneth Branagh on 20th August 1989. The two first came across during the filming of the television series Fortunes of War. Dubbed a "golden couple" by the British media, the couple initially led their relationship pretty smoothly.
But, the two announced their separation in September 1995. She later started dating her co-star Greg Wise in the same year. The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter named Gaia Romilly Wise, born on 4th December 1999.
The two married on July 29, 2003. The loving couple informally adopted a Rwandan orphan Tindyebwa Agaba at 16. She currently resides in her permanent residence in West Hampstead, London.