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

YearWorkAssociationCategoryResult
2016The WitchGotham Independent Film AwardsBreakthrough ActorWon
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics AssociationBest Youth PerformanceNominated
San Diego Film Critics SocietyBreakthrough ArtistNominated
Austin Film Critics AssociationBreakthrough Artist AwardNominated
Phoenix Film Critics SocietyBest Youth PerformanceNominated
Fright Meter AwardsBest Actress in a Leading RoleWon
Golden ShmoesBreakthrough Performance of the Year2nd place
BloodGuts UK Horror AwardsBreakthrough Artist AwardNominated
IGN Summer Movie AwardsBest Movie ActressNominated
International Online CinemaBest ActressNominated
New Mexico Film CriticsBest Young ActressWon
2017The WitchEmpireBest Female NewcomerWon
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror FilmsBest Performance by a Younger ActorNominated
Fangoria Chainsaw AwardsFangoria Chainsaw Award for Best ActressWon
Online Film & Television AssociationBest Breakthrough Performance – FemaleNominated
Seattle Film Critics AwardsBest Youth PerformanceWon
HerselfBritish Academy of Film and Television ArtsBAFTA Rising Star AwardNominated
London Critics CircleYoung British/Irish Performer of the YearNominated
Central Ohio Film Critics AssociationBreakthrough Film ArtistNominated
Cannes Film FestivalTrophée ChopardWon
Gold Derby AwardsBest Breakthrough PerformerNominated
2018SplitBloodGuts UK Horror AwardsBest Supporting ActressNominated
ThoroughbredsInternational Online CinemaBest ActressNominated
2019HerselfLondon Critics CircleYoung British/Irish Performer of the YearNominated

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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