Anya Taylor-Joy is an American-born English-Argentine actress and model. She is known for her roles as Thomasin in the 2015 period horror film The Witch, as Casey Cooke in the horror-thriller films Split and Glass and as Lily in the 2017 black comedy thriller film Thoroughbreds. Taylor-Joy was the 2017 winner of the Cannes Film Festival’s Trophée Chopard and has been nominated for several other awards.

Birth Name

Anya Josephine Marie Taylor-Joy

Nickname

Anya

Profession

Actress, Model, Former Ballet Dancer

Nationality

Argentine, British, American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Anya Taylor-Joy was born on the 16th of April 1996, in Miami, Florida, United States.

Age

She’s currently 23 years old.

Sun Sign

Aries

Ethnicity

White

On her father’s side, she has Scottish and Argentine ancestry while on her mother’s side, she is of Spanish and English descent.

Religion

Christianity

Education

Anya attended the preparatory school Hill House in Kensington before attending the  Northlands School in Argentina and Queen’s Gate School in London. At age 16, she dropped out of high school to pursue career in modeling and acting.

Family Details

  • Father – Former International Banker.
  • Mother – Worked in photography and interior design.
  • Siblings – Unknown

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Anya Taylor-Joy has dated –

  • Eoin Macken – Anya hasn’t spilled a word about her affairs, there are growing rumors that she’s dating Irish filmmaker and actor, Eoin Macken for quite a few years now.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 6½ inches
  • In centimeters – 169 cm
  • In meters – 1.69 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 55 kg
  • In Pounds – 121 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 33-26-34
  • Bust – 33 inches
  • Waist – 26 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Hazel

Hair Color

Blonde

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Anya is known for her roles as Thomasin in the 2015 period horror film The Witch, as Casey Cooke in the horror-thriller films Split (2016) and as Lily in the 2017 black comedy thriller film Thoroughbreds. Taylor-Joy was the 2017 winner of the Cannes Film Festival’s Trophée Chopard and has been nominated for several other awards.

Film Debut

In 2014, She made her first film appearance in an uncredited role of a feeder girl in Vampire Academy. She played the role of a feeder girl, but her scenes didn’t make it to the final cut. Her portions were only featured in the deleted scenes of the movie.

Television Debut

In 2014, Anya had guest starred in the role of Philippa Collins-Davidson in an episode of detective drama series Endeavour.

Brand Endorsements

Anya has not appeared in a commercial for any brand yet.

Awards & Nominations

Year Work Association Category Result
2016 The Witch Gotham Independent Film Awards Breakthrough Actor Won
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Best Youth Performance Nominated
San Diego Film Critics Society Breakthrough Artist Nominated
Austin Film Critics Association Breakthrough Artist Award Nominated
Phoenix Film Critics Society Best Youth Performance Nominated
Fright Meter Awards Best Actress in a Leading Role Won
Golden Shmoes Breakthrough Performance of the Year 2nd place
BloodGuts UK Horror Awards Breakthrough Artist Award Nominated
IGN Summer Movie Awards Best Movie Actress Nominated
International Online Cinema Best Actress Nominated
New Mexico Film Critics Best Young Actress Won
2017 The Witch Empire Best Female Newcomer Won
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films Best Performance by a Younger Actor Nominated
Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Actress Won
Online Film & Television Association Best Breakthrough Performance – Female Nominated
Seattle Film Critics Awards Best Youth Performance Won
Herself British Academy of Film and Television Arts BAFTA Rising Star Award Nominated
London Critics Circle Young British/Irish Performer of the Year Nominated
Central Ohio Film Critics Association Breakthrough Film Artist Nominated
Cannes Film Festival Trophée Chopard Won
Gold Derby Awards Best Breakthrough Performer Nominated
2018 Split BloodGuts UK Horror Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
Thoroughbreds International Online Cinema Best Actress Nominated
2019 Herself London Critics Circle Young British/Irish Performer of the Year Nominated

Anya Taylor-Joy Favorites

  • Favorite TV Shows – Dawson’s Creek (1998-2003), Freaks and Geeks (1999-2000), 8 Simple Rules (2002-2005)
  • Favorite Comedy Movie – Undercover Blues (1993)
  • Favorite Emoji – Unicorn, Twisted Snake, Pizza, Bearded Shrimp
  • Favorite Celebrity Girl Crush – Winona Ryder, Angelina Jolie, Tilda Swinton
  • Favorite Role Model – Tilda Swinton, Cate Blanchett
  • Favorite Color – Black
  • Favorite Food – Truffles, Vegan Truffle Pizza

Anya Taylor-Joy Net worth

Anya Taylor-Joy has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars as of 2019. She is receiving $100k-$200k for her current roles.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Anya Taylor-Joy

  • At age 6, she moved to London, who that time spoke only Spanish. She managed to learn English in her school.
  • Her first acting performance was in the primary school production of Perkin and the Pastry Cook. She was cast in the role of Perkin.
  • She has been a vegetarian since the age of 10 and became a vegan in 2015. Despite that, she has no problems with eating honey and eggs.
  • Anya learned ballet until she decided to quit at the age of 16. She doesn’t want ballet to take over her acting passion.
  • As a teen, she was into modeling for few years before she landed a role in the horror comedy movie Vampire Academy.
  • Anya got her break with the movie The Witch in 2015. For her work in the movie, she received nominations for 16 awards and went on to win six of them.
  • She starred in Vikram Gandhi’s film Barry, which focused on a young Barack Obama in 1981 New York City. Taylor-Joy played one of Obama’s close friends.
  • Taylor-Joy can play the ukulele and likes to write songs in her free time. She has also learned to play electric guitar.
  • In 2016, Taylor-Joy starred in the sci-fi–horror film, Morgan, directed by Luke Scott.
  • Taylor-Joy was the lead actress in the music video for Skrillex’s remix of GTA’s song Red Lips. She was nominated for the 2017 BAFTA Rising Star Award.
  • In 2019, she reprised her role as Casey in the film Glass.
  • She will also star in The Sea Change, as well as in the Netflix miniseries The Queen’s Gambit.
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