Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson was born on April 15, 1990 in Paris, France. Her parents are English lawyers Jacqueline Luesby and Chris Watson, who separated when she was young. After their separation, Watson moved with her mother and younger brother to Oxfordshire, while visiting her father in London on weekends. Watson attended the Dragon School in Oxford, and recalls wanting to be an actress from as early as age six. By age ten, Watson had performed in many Stagecoach Theatre Arts productions.