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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 –

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  • 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

YearAssociationCategoryNominated WorkResult
2006Australian Film InstituteYoung Actor’s AwardSuburban MayhemNominated
2009AFI International Award for Best ActressIn TreatmentNominated
SXSW Film FestivalSpecial Jury Award for Best Ensemble CastThat Evening SunWon
2010Independent Spirit AwardsBest Supporting FemaleNominated
Australian Film InstituteAFI International Award for Best ActressAlice in WonderlandWon
Teen Choice AwardsChoice Movie: FightWon
Choice Movie Actress: FantasyNominated
Choice Movie: Breakout FemaleNominated
Hollywood Film FestivalHollywood Breakthrough Award for Actress of the YearThe Kids Are All RightWon
Boston Society of Film CriticsBest Ensemble CastNominated
Gotham AwardsBest Ensemble CastNominated
Washington DC Area Film Critics AssociationBest Acting EnsembleNominated
Detroit Film Critics SocietyBest Breakthrough PerformanceNominated
2011Broadcast Film Critics AssociationCritics Choice Award for Best Acting EnsembleNominated
Screen Actors GuildOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureNominated
Empire AwardsBest NewcomerAlice in WonderlandNominated
British Independent Film AwardsBest ActressJane EyreNominated
Alliance of Women Film JournalistsEDA Award for Most Outrageous Age Difference Between Two LoversAlbert NobbsWon
2012Australian Film InstituteAACTA International Award for Best ActressJane EyreNominated
2013British Independent Film AwardsBest Supporting ActressThe DoubleNominated
AACTA AwardsBest DirectionThe TurningNominated
2014Fangoria Chainsaw AwardsBest ActressStokerNominated
Empire AwardsBest Supporting ActressNominated
Saturn AwardsBest ActressNominated
Gotham AwardsBest ActressTracksNominated
San Diego Film Critics SocietyBest ActressNominated
2015AACTA AwardsBest ActressNominated
Canadian Screen AwardsBest Supporting ActressMaps to the StarsNominated
2016Fangoria Chainsaw AwardsBest ActressCrimson PeakNominated
Saturn AwardsBest ActressNominated

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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