Mia Wasikowska is an Australian actress. She made her screen debut on the Australian television drama All Saints in 2004, followed by her feature film debut in Suburban Mayhem. She first became known to a wider audience following her critically acclaimed work on the HBO television series In Treatment. She was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female for That Evening Sun.

Birth Name

Mia Wasikowska

Nickname

Mia

Profession

Actress, Director

Nationality

Australian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Mia Wasikowska was born on October 14, 1989 in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia.

Age

She’s currently 29 years old.

Residence

Bronte, New South Wales, Australia

Sun Sign

Libra

Ethnicity

White

Education

Mia studied at Cook Primary School and Ainslie Primary School. She attended the Canberra High School and completed her high school education at Karabar High School‘s Distance Education Center at Queanbeyan, which is near Canberra, through correspondence in order to continue acting while studying.

Family Details

  • Father – John Reid (Photographer)
  • Mother – Marzena Wasikowska (Photographer)
  • Siblings – Jess Wasikowska (Older Sister), Kai Wasikowska (Younger Brother)

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Mia Wasikowska has dated –

  • Jesse Eisenberg (2013-2015) – Mia met American actor Jesse Eisenberg while shooting for the thriller The Double in 2013. They began dating while shooting for the film but were very private about their relationship and never talked to the media about each other. They were last seen kissing each other in July 2015 at the LAX airport. When Jesse rekindled his romance with his earlier flame Anna Strout in December 2015, it was clear that Mia and Jesse had called it quits for good.

  • Robert Pattinson (2018-Present)– Mia’s name was attached to her co-star of the film Maps to the Stars, British actor Robert Pattinson. They worked together again in the Damsel and the sizzling online chemistry formed the base of dating rumors. However, both the actors remained tight-lipped about the status of their relationship.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 4 inches
  • In centimeters – 163 cm
  • In meters – 1.63 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 52 kg
  • In Pounds – 114 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 33-24-34
  • Bust – 33 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32A

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Hazel

Hair Color

Blonde

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Her portrayal of the character named Sophie, a troubled teenager, in the HBO series “In Treatment” in 2008. She was just 17 when she was cast for the role. She played Alice in Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland”, a role that brought her worldwide fame and earned her a Teen Choice Award.

Film Debut

In 2006, she made her theatrical film debut as Lilya in the drama thriller film Suburban Mayhem. She was just 15 when she was offered a role of Lilya in the film.

Television Debut

Mia made her first TV show appearance in 2004 in the medical drama All Saints in the “Out on a Limb” episode as Lily Watson.

Brand Endorsements

Mia has been affiliated with the brands Miu Miu and Prada Fragrance in the past.

Awards & Nominations

Year Association Category Nominated Work Result
2006 Australian Film Institute Young Actor’s Award Suburban Mayhem Nominated
2009 AFI International Award for Best Actress In Treatment Nominated
SXSW Film Festival Special Jury Award for Best Ensemble Cast That Evening Sun Won
2010 Independent Spirit Awards Best Supporting Female Nominated
Australian Film Institute AFI International Award for Best Actress Alice in Wonderland Won
Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie: Fight Won
Choice Movie Actress: Fantasy Nominated
Choice Movie: Breakout Female Nominated
Hollywood Film Festival Hollywood Breakthrough Award for Actress of the Year The Kids Are All Right Won
Boston Society of Film Critics Best Ensemble Cast Nominated
Gotham Awards Best Ensemble Cast Nominated
Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Best Acting Ensemble Nominated
Detroit Film Critics Society Best Breakthrough Performance Nominated
2011 Broadcast Film Critics Association Critics Choice Award for Best Acting Ensemble Nominated
Screen Actors Guild Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Nominated
Empire Awards Best Newcomer Alice in Wonderland Nominated
British Independent Film Awards Best Actress Jane Eyre Nominated
Alliance of Women Film Journalists EDA Award for Most Outrageous Age Difference Between Two Lovers Albert Nobbs Won
2012 Australian Film Institute AACTA International Award for Best Actress Jane Eyre Nominated
2013 British Independent Film Awards Best Supporting Actress The Double Nominated
AACTA Awards Best Direction The Turning Nominated
2014 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Best Actress Stoker Nominated
Empire Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
Saturn Awards Best Actress Nominated
Gotham Awards Best Actress Tracks Nominated
San Diego Film Critics Society Best Actress Nominated
2015 AACTA Awards Best Actress Nominated
Canadian Screen Awards Best Supporting Actress Maps to the Stars Nominated
2016 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Best Actress Crimson Peak Nominated
Saturn Awards Best Actress Nominated

Mia Wasikowska Favorites

  • Favorite Movie – Home Alone
  • Favorite Horror Movie – The Shining, Eyes Wide Shut
  • Favorite Film Character – Holly Hunter as Ada in The Piano
  • Favorite Book – Neapolitan novels by Elena Ferrante
  • Favorite Designers – Rodarte, Miu Miu, Comme des Garçon
  • Favorite Authors – Miranda July, JM Coetzee, Elena Ferrante
  • Favorite Restaurant – Tilley’s

Mia Wasikowska Net worth

Mia Wasikowska has a net worth of $8 million dollars as of 2019. She resides in Bronte, New South Wales.

Social Media Profiles

Mia is not on any social media platforms.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Mia Wasikowska

  • Mia lived in Poland for a year with her family. She was eight when her family moved to Poland as a part of her mother’s job.
  • Mia was exposed to European and Australian cinema at age 14. Although she has a shy nature, she felt acting in film was a way to explore human imperfections and was soon inspired to get into acting professionally.
  • She is good friends with Jamie Bell.
  • In 2008, Mia was named as one of Variety magazine’s Top Ten Actors to Watch.
  • In December 2011, Mia joined a group of actors to film a series of shorts from The New York Times called Touch of Evil which honored the art of cinematic villainy.
  • In 20111, she was included in the list of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World.
  • Mia replaced Emma Stone in the 2015 film Crimson Peak.
  • She is an avid photographer and is known to capture unfiltered moments from her film sets with her Rolleiflex camera.
  • She made her directorial debut in 2013 by directing a segment of the film The Turning, which was adapted from the short stories of the same name by Australian author Tim Winton.
  • In February 2017, it was announced that she had filmed the forthcoming thriller Piercing, directed by Nicolas Pesce and based on Ryū Murakami’s 1994 novel of the same name.
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