No one could have predicted the sky-rocketing fame of Kristen Stewart, Young Hollywood’s diamond in the rough. But after exceeding what was believed to be the actress’s heyday—the era of Twilight—Kristen’s reluctance to fame has earned her a certain level of coolness from the millions enamored by her.

It’s been eight years since the star first brought our vampire love fantasies to life with her impressionable performance in The Twilight Saga when, and at just 17-years-old. The actress, who turns 26 today (April 9), has left her mark in Hollywood with a myriad of noteworthy performances since her days as Bella.

Yet there’s still plenty to know about the star, who is so much more than “the girl from Twilight." So to celebrate all her accomplishments leading up to her 26th birthday, we’re sharing some lesser-known facts about the talented actress you might not know about.

Scroll through our trivia gallery above to learn more about K. Stew.

Happy 26th Birthday, Kristen!