Portrayed by Kristen Stewart
Nickname(s) Bella . Bells . Bell . Vampire girl . Arizona
Species Human (Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, and
Books 1 and 2 of Breaking Dawn)
Vampire (Book 3 of Breaking Dawn)
Spouse(s) Edward Cullen
Children Renesmee Carlie Cullen
Bella moves to her father's home in Forks, Washington, meets the mysterious Cullen family, and falls in love with Edward Cullen. However, she soon discovers that the family is a coven of vampires. Bella expresses a desire to become a vampire herself, against Edward's wishes. In the New Moon, Edward and the other Cullens leave Forks in an effort to keep Bella safe from the vampire world. Jacob Black, a member of the Quileute tribe who is also a shape shifter taking a wolf form, comforts the distraught and severely depressed Bella. She comes to care deeply for Jacob, though less than she loves Edward. At the end of Eclipse, Bella becomes engaged to Edward, and they marry in Breaking Dawn. On their honeymoon, she becomes pregnant by Edward and, due to complications in child birth, Bella nearly dies giving birth to their daughter, Renesmee Cullen. Edward turns her into a vampire to save her life.