Emma Roberts is the niece of Julia Roberts in addition to being the daughter of Eric Roberts. In the 2001 thriller “Blow,” she made her acting debut playing the role of Kristina Jung. Since then, she has established an amazing career for herself, which includes big appearances in both television and movies. Emma was successful in landing a lucrative first-look production deal with Hulu in September of 2020.
In the Beginning
On February 10, 1991, Emma Rose Roberts made her debut into the world in Rhinebeck, New York. The actress Kelly Cunningham and the actor Eric Roberts were her parents, and they divorced when she was a little child. Emma was born into a family with a long history in the entertainment industry; her aunts, Julia Roberts and Lisa Robert Gillan, are both actresses.
Her maternal grandmother’s name was Betty Lou Bredemus, and she was an acting coach. When Emma was a young girl, she would often accompany her aunt Julia to the movie sets where she worked.
In the year 2001, when Roberts was just nine years old, she made her acting debut in the film “Blow,” which starred Johnny Depp. Before getting the role of Addie Singer in “Unfabulous” on Nickelodeon, she had roles in other shows that were not as significant. After making an appearance in 42 episodes of the show between the years 2004 and 2007, Roberts was considered for a number of different prizes.
The performance that Roberts gave in “Aquamarine” earned him a Young Artist Award, which was presented to him at the end of the event.
She had starring roles in the critically acclaimed and commercially successful films “Nancy Drew” (2007) and “Hotel for Dogs” (2009). Alongside her aunt Julia Roberts, Jessica Alba, Kathy Bates, Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper, Patrick Dempsey, and Jennifer Garner, Roberts was a member of the ensemble cast for the 2010 film “Valentine’s Day,” which also starred her aunt Julia Roberts. Other films and television shows in which she has appeared include “Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac,” “It’s Kind of a Funny Story,” “Scream 4,” “The Art of Getting By,” “Celeste and Jesse Forever,” “Empire State,” and “We’re the Millers.”
In the 2015–2016 season of the Fox comedic horror series “Scream Queens,” she played the role of Chanel Oberlin.
In the drama film “Who We Are Now,” which was released in 2017, Roberts plays the role of Jess. In the episode “11/9” of the seventh season of “American Horror Story: Cult,” which she appeared in as a guest star playing the role of newscast reporter Serena Belinda, she also appeared in the series “American Horror Story.”
She made appearances in the films “In a Relationship,” “Billionaire Boys Club,” and “Little Italy” in 2018. The following season of “American Horror Story: Apocalypse” featured her as a cast member. Roberts had a starring role in the 2019 film “Paradise Hills,” which was a fantasy drama. In the same year, she had an appearance in an episode of American Horror Story named 1984.
A Career in Music
In 2005, Roberts released her first studio album, titled “Unfabulous and More,” which was also the soundtrack to her former television show titled “Unfabulous.” I Wanna Be and “Dummy” were the first two singles taken from the album to be released in September of 2005.
Between the years 2007 and 2008, Roberts was romantically involved with the actor Alex Pettyfer. During the course of their relationship, he decided to mark his wrist with a tattoo that included her initials.
Roberts began attending Sarah Lawrence College in the fall of 2011. She placed her education on hold at the beginning of her second semester to focus on her acting career.
Roberts began dating actor Evan Peters in 2012 after they worked together in the film “Adult World.” In July 2013, Roberts was arrested in Montreal, Quebec after a confrontation with Peters during which she slapped him. He did not press charges and Emma was released a few hours later. Roberts and Peters got engaged in March 2014. In March of 2019, they called it quits.
Since April 2019, Emma has been romantically involved with the actor Garrett Hedlund. She announced their plans to have a son in August of 2020, which will be their first child together.
She has been featured on Teen Vogue’s Best Dressed list on multiple occasions, including in June 2007, September 2008, December 2008, and February 2009. Her most recent appearance on the list was in 2009.
Due to the fact that her father remarried, she is Eliza Roberts’ stepdaughter. Eliza Roberts is an actor and casting director.
As a result of her mother’s marriage to the musician Kelly Nickels, she is the musician’s stepdaughter. Grace is her maternal half-sister and they are very close.
Her ancestry can be traced back to the following countries: England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Germany, and Sweden.
In 2018, Emma Roberts purchased a property in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Laughlin Park for a price that was reported to be $4.02 million. The residence had a total area of 3,802 square feet. The modern house in the Mediterranean style contains three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and two half baths. It is set on a lot that has been manicured to look like a tropical paradise.
Living spaces on the main floor feature a skylight-topped entrance gallery, a living room with a carved-stone fireplace, and French doors leading to an awning-covered terrace.
The floors throughout the main floor are made of walnut wood, and the built-ins are made of handcrafted mahogany. The dining room has French doors that go all the way up to the ceiling and open onto a little balcony. Granite countertops atop mahogany cabinetry and high-end designer equipment are just two of the luxurious features that can be found in the lavishly appointed kitchen.
A family room on the lower level that has travertine tile flooring and a walk-in wet bar opens up to the yard through French doors. The yard features a swimming pool with a separate, negative-edge circular spa, an outdoor kitchen and bar area, and terraced gardens with stone pathways.
In 2010, Roberts bought a home with 2,124 square feet and a price tag of $1.25 million. The single-story home has two bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, a large open plan living area that can be used for dining, living, or entertainment, a terrace, and an eat-in kitchen with a fireplace. Additionally, the home has a single story.
In addition, there is an attached two-bedroom guesthouse that has a fitness area in one room and a recording studio in the other. Each of the bedrooms has its own well-appointed bathroom, and the guesthouse also has a recording studio and a fitness area. The entire home features magnificent marble and glass details, in addition to cutting-edge audiovisual components everywhere.
In the year 2020, Emma received just under $6 million for the sale of a home located in the Los Feliz section of Los Angeles.
In April of 2022, Emma purchased a property in the Hollywood Hills for the price of $3.6 million. Minnie Driver, an actress from the United Kingdom, was the one who sold it.
The American actress, model, and singer Emma Roberts has a career that has brought her a net worth of $25 million.