Kristen Jaymes Stewart is an American actress and filmmaker.
Kristen Jaymes Stewart is an American actress and director. Highest-paid actress in the world in 2010 and 2012, she has received several awards, including a BAFTA Award and a César Award, making her the first American actress to win.
She started acting at the age of eight, after a cop saw her perform in her elementary school Christmas play. After auditioning for a year, Stewart landed her first role with a small, non speaking part in the Disney Channel television movie The Thirteen Year.
Stewart appeared in the fantasy adventure film Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005) playing the role of Lisa Budwing, the irresponsible older sister of two little boys. While playing a board game, they turn their home into a spaceship that whizzes uncontrollably through space.
Both her parents work in the entertainment industry. Her American father, John Stewart, is a director and television producer who worked for Fox  and the Comedy Central show @midnight. Her Australian mother, Jules Mann-Stewart, is from Maroochydore, Queensland. She is a Screenplay Supervisor and also directed the 2012 K-11 movie.
In 2012, Stewart signed her Breaking Dawn – Part 2 dress and gave it to a CharityBuzz auction to benefit the Robin Hood Foundation’s Sandy Relief Fund, which provides long-term support to those affected by the hurricane. Sandy. In 2013, he reportedly raised $ 500,000 for Sandy’s relief by meeting an unnamed “Middle Eastern prince” for 15 minutes.