Kristen Jaymes Stewart (born (1990-04-09)April 9, 1990) is an American actress, model, and director. She is the recipient of several accolades, including a César Award, the first actress of the United States to win the award. Her films have grossed over $4. 3 billion worldwide, and she was the highest-paid actress in the world in 2010 and 2012. After nearly 20 films as a child actor, then 17-year-old Stewart landed the lead role in Twilight, earning worldwide fame and establishing her among the highest paid and most bankable actresses in Hollywood. In 2013, the Forbes Celebrity 100 ranked her as one of the most powerful celebrities in the world, and in 2011 Forbes ranked her 4th on the most powerful actresses in the world.