She was nominated for a Young Artist Award for her performance.s success, Stewart was cast in another thriller, Cold Creek Manor (2003), playing the daughter of characters played by Dennis Quaid and Sharon Stone.
She was nominated again for a Young Artist Award for her performance.
She received widespread recognition in 2008 for playing Bella Swan in The Twilight Saga film series (2008–12), which grossed over .3 billion worldwide.
Stewart has appeared in a wide variety of films, including Adventureland (2009), The Runaways (2010), Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), On the Road (2012), Camp X-Ray (2014), Still Alice (2014) and Equals (2015).
The stars sat down with co-star Taylor Lautner for televised chats on MTV News and Entertainment Tonight on Thursday, to promote the forthcoming last instalment in the franchise, Breaking Dawn: Part II.
The real-life couple, who play Bella Swan and Edward Cullen in the hit franchise, are reported to have briefly split up after Stewart was photographed kissing her Snow White And The Huntsman director Rupert Sanders back in July.
She starred in Personal Shopper (2016), written for her by director Olivier Assayas, who had worked with her in the previous film.
Stewart was listed as the highest-earning female actress in the Vanity Fair "Hollywood Top Earners List of 2010," with an estimated earning of .5 million. Her mother, Jules Mann-Stewart, is originally from Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia.
And Kristen makes a point to emphasize that her going public with her relationships today has nothing to do with a moment of "Now I’ve realized who I am!
I was skinny as hell, I looked crazy, but I was fine.
Born in Los Angeles to parents working in show business, Stewart began her acting career in 1999 with uncredited roles and a minor character appearance in several films.
She is a script supervisor and has also directed a film, the 2012 prison drama K-11.
As she grew up with a family who worked behind the camera, Stewart thought she would become a screenwriter/director, but never considered being an actor.