Emma Watson has celebrated access to her £10million fortune with the purchase of a £1million ski chalet
The actress, who was granted access to her substantial savings account when she turned 18 this April, has bought a £1million ski chalet in fashionable Meribel, France.
Emma, who ranked 55th in a recent poll of the country’s wealthiest youngsters, is spending thousands having the property renovated and is planning a lavish house party when the works are completed.
A chum says: ‘The house is Emma’s way of celebrating her recent straight As at A-level and finally getting her hands on some of her hard-earned cash. She worked really hard this year and didn’t have much of a birthday party so this was her present to herself.’
Emma - Hermione Granger in the hit movies - was born in Paris and speaks fluent French. She is a keen skier and has told friends she plans to invest more of her millions in property.
‘Like her co-stars, Emma has received some pretty sound advice about money,’ adds the friend. ‘She always wanted a ski chalet and she’s having a great time doing it up. She’s looking forward to having friends to stay.’