Is Emily Blunt Related To Singer James Blunt? Parents & Siblings Details

 

Emily was once again asked if James Blunt is her brother ( Source : yournextshoes )

British actress Emily Blunt stated she's tired of having to explain to people that she isn't related to musician James Blunt.

Tonight (Thursday, December 31), Emily Blunt will be a guest on the customary New Year's Eve Graham Norton show on BBC One, but is she connected to that other British star James Blunt?

Along with Tom Hanks, Jessica Chastain, Jamie Dornan, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, and comedian Nish Kumar, the 39-year-old actress makes an appearance.

British-American actress Emily Blunt is well known for her ground-breaking performances in movies including "The Devil Wears Prada," "The Girl on the Train," and "Edge of Tomorrow." She had a stammer as a child, but she ultimately stopped.

Quick Facts

NameEmily Blunt
Full NameEmily Olivia Leah Blunt
Birth Date23 February 1983
Age39years old
Birth PlaceLondon, England
ProfessionActress
HusbandJohn Krasinski
Children2

James Corden welcomes Emily Blunt to Stage 56
James Corden welcomes Emily Blunt to Stage 56( Source : cbs )

In 2013, Emily Blunt spoke to Metro. Emily Blunt answered the query categorically during the interview by saying "no!" She said, "James is not my brother.

"I suppose people think that because we have brown hair and blue eyes we look similar therefore we have to be related," she said. "

When we met we agreed it would be humorous to pretend that we are brother and sister, that we truly detest each other, and that the family attorneys are involved.

Emily Blunt, is addressing how she overcame stuttering
Emily Blunt, is addressing how she overcame stuttering ( Source : edition )

The two are actually unrelated to one another. British-American actress Emily Blunt is well known for her ground-breaking performances in movies including "The Devil Wears Prada," "The Girl on the Train," and "Edge of Tomorrow." She had a stammer as a child, but she ultimately stopped. 

She gained her first significant break when she was granted a position in the British TV film "Boudica," after performing in countless other theatrical shows. 

Who Is James Blunt?

James Blunt is an English singer, songwriter, and musician who was born James Hillier Blount on February 22, 1974. He was a former reconnaissance officer in the British Army's Life Guards regiment who worked with NATO during the 1999 Kosovo War.

Following his discharge from the military, he gained international recognition in 2004 with the publication of his debut album Back to Bedlam, and the singles "You're Beautiful" and "Goodbye My Lover."

Over 11 million copies of Blunt's debut album have been sold worldwide; it peaked at number two in the US and at the top of the UK Albums Chart. "You're Beautiful" reached the top of the charts in the US, the UK, and a dozen other nations.

James Blunt is well known singer
James Blunt is well known singer ( Source : dailymotion )

One of the top-selling albums in UK chart history and the best-selling album of the 2000s was Back to Bedlam. Worldwide album sales for Blunt reached over 20 million by 2013.

In addition to five Grammy Award nominations, he has won a number of honors, including two Brit Awards (besting Best British Male in 2006), two MTV Video Music Awards, two Ivor Novello Awards, and an Honorary Doctorate in Music from the University of Bristol in 2016.

Emily Blunt's Parents & Siblings Details

On February 23, 1983, in the London Borough of Wandsworth, Joanna, a former actress, and teacher, and barrister Oliver Blunt, QC, had their second of four children, Emily Blunt. Felicity, Sebastian, and Susannah are her siblings.

Major General Peter Blunt was her grandfather, and Crispin Blunt, a Conservative member of parliament for Reigate, is one of her paternal uncles.

Between the ages of seven and fourteen, Blunt struggled with stuttering. She attributes her ability to control her stammer through acting to a schoolteacher. She later became a member of the American Institute for Stuttering's board of directors.

Emily Blunt and John Krasinski Cook For Charity
Emily Blunt and John Krasinski Cook For Charity ( Source : popsugar )

At age 16, Blunt transferred to Hurtwood House, a prestigious sixth-form college close to Dorking, Surrey, which is renowned for its performing arts program.

Blunt had previously attended Ibstock Place School in Roehampton, southwest London. She was found there, and an agent signed her.

Emily Blunt Talks To Her Husband About His Father

Emily Blunt knew John Krasinski was the one based on his toleration of her father’s cooking.

In a new interview with The Guardian published on Friday, the actress, 39, opened up about introducing her now-husband Krasinski, 42, to her parents for the first time.

Blunt, who was raised in London, brought the Massachusetts-born actor as a guest to her mom and dad’s Sunday night dinner, or “Sunday roast” as the gathering is referred to in the U.K.

John Krasinski and Emily Blunt bring their family thriller ‘A Quiet Place’ to SXSW
John Krasinski and Emily Blunt bring their family thriller ‘A Quiet Place’ to SXSW ( Source : latimes )

What she recalls most of the moment early in their romance is how Krasinski handled the menu that night, despite his personal preferences.

“My father likes to present the beef sort of barely cooked,” said Blunt. “It is my lasting memory of how John coped with that situation, as someone who prefers things a bit more medium.”

Some FAQs

How much is Emily Blunt's Net Worth?

Emily Blunt is an English actress who has a net worth of $80 million dollars. That is a combined net worth with her husband, actor John Krasinski.

Who is her husband?

Her husband is John Krasinski with whom she got married in 2010, John is also an American actor and filmmaker.

How many children does she have?

She have two daughters, one born in 2014 and the other in 2016.
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