Meet Emma Stone’s parents.
The actress was born in Scottsdale, Arizona, where she was raised by her father, Jeff, the founder and CEO of a general contracting company, and her mother, Krista, a homemaker.
In addition to supporting her acting aspirations at a young age, Stone’s parents have been by her side during major career moments in recent years, including various award shows.
Stone has also spoken highly of her mom and dad in interviews, referring to them as “the coolest parents in the world” during a 2011 interview. vanity fair. She even paid tribute to her family when she accepted the 2017 Oscar for Best Actress for her role in the film La la country.
Here’s everything there is to know about Stone’s parents.
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They have two children
Jeff and Krista have one more child, a son named Spencer (pictured above), who was born two years after Stone in 1990.
Stone has been bringing her brother to red carpet events, including the 2017 Academy Awards where she took home Best Actress for her role in La la country. She even greeted her family in her acceptance speech, saying, “I love you so much. Thank you for all.”
She described her mom and dad as “the coolest parents”
Stone has a strong relationship with her parents, referring to them as “the coolest parents in the world” during a 2011 interview. vanity fair.
“My dad’s whole philosophy, my mom too, is that you start with the reins down, and if you do something that’s supposed to break trust, then the reins go in – instead of picking up the reins and dropping them – which is horrible because she turned me into Pinocchio,” she joked about her inability to lie to her parents.
“Since everything was allowed, it made me not want to do crazy things with…”, she added.
She made a PowerPoint presentation for her parents when she wanted to become an actress
When Stone wanted to pursue a full-time acting career, she told Jimmy Kimmel that she made a PowerPoint presentation for her parents to convince them.
During the interview with vanity fair, revealed that her parents wouldn’t entertain the idea until she found an agent. Eventually, she connected with a local acting coach who helped her book several auditions.
Her mother moved with her to Los Angeles at the start of her acting career
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After Stone signed with the Savage agency, she and her mother signed a six-month lease on Park La Brea so she could pursue her acting career full-time.
After various failed auditions, Stone got her big break when her mother convinced her to audition for VH1 The new Partridge familyreality show to reboot The Partridge Family. Although the pilot for the reboot never aired, Stone met her manager during the process, paving the way for many future roles.
She visited several events with her parents
Stone has brought her parents as her “plus one” to many events over the years. In 2015, she had her father by her side while attending the Film Independent Spirit Awards. Meanwhile, her mom has been stepping out with Stone to various events, including the 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards and the 2017 AFI Lifetime Achievement Award Gala for Diane Keaton.
During the performance at Conan In 2011, Stone hilariously recalled bringing her mom to the Golden Globes, where she sat next to Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. “She talked to them about their children which was very interesting and funny,” she said.
Her mom has her Oscar trophy
After taking home the 2017 Best Actress Oscar, Stone spoke with Seth Meyers about where she keeps her coveted award. “My mom has it,” she revealed, adding that it’s “a little weird” for her to keep the award in her house.
Her mother is a breast cancer survivor
In 2008, Stone’s mother was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer. “I was unusually stoic, the opposite of who I normally am,” the actress said of her mother’s diagnosis at the Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Foundation’s 6th Annual Peace, Love and Cure Cocktail Party. “But it was scary.”
While her mother underwent a year and a half of chemotherapy, Stone was by her side. “I’m sure Em privately lived in fear and anxiety,” Krista said of her daughter’s support. “But she really bought into this [mindset of]’We’ll take care of this and everything will be fine.'”
In 2012, Stone and her mother participated in the 15th annual EIF Revlon Run/Walk For Women, which raises money for cancer research, counseling and outreach programs for women.
He shares a middle name with his mother
Both Stone and her mother have the middle name Jean, after the actress’ grandmother Jean Louise. In fact, Stone continued that family name with her own daughter, Louise Jean McCary, per vanity fair.