In 2015, she received critical acclaim for her role opposite Juliette Binoche in Clouds of Sils Maria, for which she won a multitude of accolades, including the César Award for Best Supporting Actress, making her the first American actress to win a César Award.She starred in Personal Shopper (2016), written for her by director Olivier Assayas, who had worked with her in the previous film.And their unmistakable chemistry had fans wondering if their on-screen romance had spilled into real life, something which they eventually reluctantly confirmed.
"I used to get so nervous that I would become a completely different person – and then they would think that was me. Although fame has coming knocking since the release of and the subsequent films in the vampire series, Kristen still lives with her family in Woodland Hills, LA.
"I've bought my own place, but I refuse to give up my bedroom," says the star.
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.
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.
She recalled, "I never wanted to be the center of attention — I wasn't that 'I want to be famous, I want to be an actor' kid.After a few small roles she landed her first Hollywood production, playing Jodie Foster's diabetic daughter in 2002 thriller .She was widely praised for her portrayal of feisty schoolgirl Bella Swan, who quickly forms an intense relationship with "vegetarian" vampire Edward Cullen, played by Robert Pattinson., Stewart revealed that, while she understands living the life of a famous actress affords little privacy when it comes to her relationships, the overexposure of her coupling with Pattinson was more stressful than she ever anticipated. “It’s not that I want to hide who I am or hide anything I’m doing in my life.“People wanted me and Rob to be together so badly that our relationship was made into a product. It’s that I don’t want to become a part of a story for entertainment value.” Their multi-year relationship ended shortly after the final . “But at the same time, I want so badly to expose myself. 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.