Kristen Stewart Net Worth, Early Life, Career Highlights, The Twilight Saga, Awards, Recognition and Relationships

Published Date   04th Sep. 2017, 02:30 am  Update Date: July 10th, 2022  09:34 pm
Kristen Stewart Net Worth, Early Life, Career Highlights, The Twilight Saga, Awards, Recognition and Relationships
Quick Info
Birth Name: Kristen Jaymes Stewart
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $70 million

American actress and model Kristen Stewart net worth and recognition increased as she played Bella Swan in 2008 film series The Twilight Saga.


Before Kristen Stewart came into prominence, she acted in uncredited roles and minor characters. She gained fame through her performance in thriller Panic Room which earned her Young Artist Award nomination for Best Leading Actress in a Feature Film. Some of the noteworthy movies where Steward landed major roles are Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), The Runaways (2010) and Welcome to the Rileys (2010). For the later movie, she won BAFTA Rising Star Award which rose Kristen Stewart net worth and prominence as an actress.

Early Life and Education

Kristen Jaymes Stewart was born on April 9, 1990 in Los Angeles, California in the United States. she grew up in Los Angeles under the parenthood of John Steward and Jules Mann-Steward. Her father is a stage manager while her mother is a script supervisor. The American actress grew up with an older brother, Cameron B. Stewart and two adopted brothers, Dana and Taylor.

She has completed her education up to high school amidst her interest in acting. The actress got busy in acting, therefore, she underwent homeschooling to complete her education.

Early Career Highlights

When Stewart was a child, she aspired to become a screenwriter/director. She never really thought and liked being an actress. However, an agent noticed her in her elementary school’s Christmas play and sought the 8-year-old girl. She then appeared in Disney Channel TV-movie The Thirteenth Year, The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas and The Safety of Objects (2001). Later, she appeared as a diabetic tomboy daughter of Jodie Foster in thriller Panic Room in 2002, which became a success.

Kristen Stewart net worth thereby began to rise from the very young age. She is also the cast of thriller Cold Creed Manor (2003) where she played daughter character.

Breakthrough in Acting

At the age of 14, Kristen Stewart starred in action-comedy Catch That Kid (2004) with Max Thieriot and Corbin Bleu. Similarly, she played Lila in thriller Undertow (2004). Her another starring role came with television film Speak (2004) based on the novel by Laurie Halse Anderson. Kristen Stewart net worth hiked as The New York Times praised stating “convincing character full of pain and turmoil”.

In 2005 movie, Zathura, she played the role of Lisa. The film gained wide appraisal, but Steward did not gain attention for her acting. The following year, she landed a lead role in supernatural thriller The Messengers. In 2007 film In the Land of Women, Stewart’s performance got mixed reviews.

However, her brief performance in Into the Wild fetched critics’ attention and positive reviews from Chicago Tribune and Variety. Likewise, she appeared in Jumper, What Just Happened and The Cake Eaters, all of which earned her positive reviews.

The Twilight Saga and International Success

Kristen Stewart net worth rose to summit with her playing Bella Swan in film Twilight. She starred alongside Robert Pattinson in the film that released on November 21, 2008. Stewart’s performance got mixed reviews such as “ideal casting choice” and “wooden and blank”.

However, Los Angeles Times called her “beautiful, enigmatic and very experienced” for her performance in Adventureland (2009). On the contrary, she again received mixed reviews for her role as Bella Swan in The Twilight Saga: New Moon. Manohla Dargis from The Arizona republic even stated her performance as “huge disappointment”. Stewart re-appeared in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse.

Her performance in The Runaways attracted positive reviews like “genuine rock star”. After release of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 released on November 18, 2011, Stewart gained positive acclamation. Gabriel Chong exclaimed “mesmerizing” to her performance. Similarly, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 released a year later. The movie gained mixed critical review but it turned to be a box office success grossing $830 million worldwide.

Recent Career Highlights

Kristen Stewart starred as Snow White in Snow White and the Huntsman (2012) and Mary Lou in On the Road. In 2013, she was the presenter at the 85th Annual Academy Awards with actor Daniel Radcliffe. She portrayed young soldier in Camp X-Ray (2014). Furthermore, she appeared with Juliette Binoche and Chloe Grace Moretz in Clouds of Sils Maria. For both movies, Stewart receive wide appraisal.

She appeared alongside Julienne Moore in Still Alice for which Peter Travers of Rolling Stone remarked her performance as “wonderfully vibrant”. Her other recent projects are American Ultra (2015), Café Society (2016) and Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (2016). She will be appearing in Underwater and directing Come Swim in upcoming days.

Awards and Nominations

Kristen Stewart net worth rose with her initial nomination for a Young Artist Award. She received it for her role in Panic Room as well as Cold Creek Manor. The Twilight Saga actress Kristen Stewart net worth increased after winning BAFTA Rising Star Award at the 63rd British Academy Film Awards.

Furthermore, Kristen Stewart net worth rose after winning a Cesar Award for best Supporting Actress for the movie Clouds of Sils Maria.

Recognition and Fame

In 2008, Kristen Stewart net worth grew as she became 17th on Entertainment Weekly’s “30 Under 30” actress list. She also came under the list of the Movie Fanatic’s Hottest Young Actress and “The 25 Hottest Actors Under 25”.

Moreover, High Times Magazine named her “Stonette of the Year” in 2010. FHM Online “Sexiest Women in the World” included Stewart for three times. Similarly, Steward was the 27th “most desirable” women list of 2012. Forbes placed her in #1 position in the list of “Hollywood Best Actors for the Buck”.

In early-2012, Kristen Stewart net worth heightened as she became the face of new unnamed Balenciaga perfume. In 2015, Glamour magazine named her #1 “Best Dressed Woman”.

Personal Life and Relationships

Kristen Stewart currently resides in Los Angeles. She has dated Robert Pattinson previously. There has been a list of rumored affairs over the time. Later, she dated visual effects producer Alicia Cargile and Soko, a French singer. Currently, she is dating Victoria Secret angel, Stella Maxwell since late-2016.

It was on Saturday Night Live in early 2017, Stewart described herself as “so gay”. She added she was bisexual and is sure about it.

Net Worth

Vanity Fair included her in the list of “2010’s Top Hollywood Top Earners List”. They even estimated her earning as $28.5 million. Likewise, Forbes called Stewart highest paid actress in 2012 with total earning of $34.5 million as she earned $12.5 million for each of the last two Twilight series. Currently, Kristen Stewart net worth is $70 million. Most of her earning came from Twilight Saga film series.

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