Emma Roberts Biography

Birthdate: February 10, 1991
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

Fabulous Beginnings

It's hard to break into Hollywood, but support from your family always helps. Lucky for Emma Roberts, her family just happens to be world-famous actor, Julia Roberts! Emma knew from a very young age that she wanted to follow in her Aunt Julia's footsteps and by the time she was 10, she already had a role in a Johnny Depp flick!

Emma with Aunt Julia RobertsEmma with Aunt Julia Roberts

The Unfabulous World of Nickelodeon

It just took a few small movie roles for the big wigs at Nickelodeon to take notice of this blossoming, young actor. Emma was soon offered her very own sitcom. Emma plays Addie Singer, a seventh-grader who spends most of her time holed up in her bedroom writing her own songs and playing her guitar. In real-life, Emma released the Unfabulous soundtrack which is called Unfabulous and More: Emma Roberts. She sings all the tracks on the disc and even co-wrote one of the songs.

A Star is Born

If anyone doubted Emma Roberts' acting ability, she's managed to change their minds. While continuing to work on her Nick show, Emma signed onto a ton of movies. She filmed the mermaid flick, Aquamarine, with chart-topper JoJo and Sleepover star, Sara Paxton in Australia in 2006 and you can catch her solving crimes in Nancy Drew when it hits theaters on June 15, 2007. In 2008, Emma will continue to keep a high profile with the flick Wild Child.

Emma as Nancy DrewEmma as Nancy Drew

Emma Roberts - Did U Know?

  • Emma Roberts' dad, Eric Roberts, is Julia Roberts' brother.
  • Emma Roberts won a Young Artist Award in 2007 for Best Perfomance in a Feature Film for her role in [kwlink]Aquamarine[/kwlink].
  • Emma Roberts sang the song If I Had It My Way on the Ice Princess soundtrack.
  • Emma Roberts' dad, Eric Roberts, has been in over 100 movies!
  • Emma Roberts is good friends with Britney Spears' little sis, Jamie Lynn Spears.
  • Emma Roberts began playing the guitar when she was 10.

Emma Roberts Says...

"I don't get an allowance. But I don't get to buy whatever I want. If I'm good, then my mom will buy me clothes, books and jewelry. For Christmas, I really want the iPod Nano."

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