Anya Taylor-Joy

Anya Taylor-Joy

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Anya Taylor-Joy is an American-born Argentine-British actress. Anya Taylor-Joy is best known for her performance as Casey Cooke in the American psychological horror films “Split” and “Glass”.

Early life and Childhood

Anya Taylor-Joy was born in Miami, Florida, on April 16, 1996. Anya Josephine Marie Taylor-Joy is her given name. As of the year 2021, her age is 25 years old. Similarly, her nationality is American-Argentine-British and her ancestry is mixed. She is of English, Spanish, and Argentine ancestry. Her astrological sign is Aries.

She was the youngest of three children born to a Scottish-Argentine father and an English-Spanish mother. Her father was a former international banker, while her mother was a photographer and interior designer. She has five older brothers and sisters.

Caption: Anya Taylor-Joy childhood picture (Source: Instagram)

Her family relocated to Buenos Aires after her birth, and when she was six years old, her family relocated to London. There she attended Hill House International Junior School. She afterward went to Queen’s Gate School in London. Moreover, she also went to dancing courses where she learned ballet. She can also play the electric guitar and the ukulele. She began modeling at the age of 16 after being discovered outside Harrods Department Store by a Storm Model Management representative.

Professional Life

Anya Taylor-Joy made her television debut in 2014 when she appeared in an episode of the detective drama series “Endeavour”. In addition, she had her first acting part in the 2014 horror comedy film “Vampire Academy”. However, her sequence was cut before the film’s release. In 2015, she rose to prominence as Thomasin in the period horror thriller “The Witch”. The film made its world debut at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. She then starred as Morgan in the science fiction horror thriller “Morgan”. The movie was released in 2016.

For five episodes in 2015, she played Cassandra in the British fantasy series “Atlantis”. In 2016, she also appeared in Vikram Gandhi’s “Barry.” The video mostly focuses on Barack Obama as a young man and his time at Columbia University. Likewise, she received additional attention for her performance as Casey Cooke in the 2017 horror-thriller film “Split”. She played Allie in the horror mystery film “Marrowbone” the same year. She has also appeared as a guest star in TV shows such as “The Miniaturist” and “Peaky Blinders”.

More about her career

Moreover, in 2019, she reprised her role as Casey Cooke in the sequel to Split, “Glass”. In 2019, she also voiced Brea in the American Netflix fantasy web television series “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance” for ten episodes. In 2020, she played the lead part of Emma Woodhouse in the comedic drama film “Emma”. She also played Magik in the upcoming American horror thriller “The New Mutants”. She will also appear in a number of future films, including “Last Night in Soho,” “Here Are the Young Man,” “The Sea Change,” and “The Northman”.

Caption: Anya Taylor-Joy featuring at an magazine (Source: Instagram)

Additionally, she is now preoccupied with her roles in forthcoming films and television shows. She will also be featured as Beth Harmon in the upcoming miniseries “The Queen’s Gambit”. The series will broadcast on October 23. She will feature in the sequel to 2015’s Mad Max: Fury Road, “Mad Max: The Wasteland,” alongside Australian Marvel Actor, Chris Hemsworth, and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, on October 13, 2020.

Awards

She has won many awards until now. The movie she played “The Witch” has won

  • Gotham Independent Film Awards for Breakthrough actor
  • Fright Meter Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role
  • New Mexico Film Critics Award for Best Young Actress
  • Empire Awards for Best Female Newcomer
  • Fangoria Chainsaw Awards for Best Actress
  • Seattle Film Critics Society Award for Best Youth Performance

She has even won Cannes Film Festival for Trophee Chopard Award. Similarly, she was nominated for IGN Summer Movie Awards for Best Movie Actress, Saturn Awards for Best Performance by a Younger Actor, and Austin Film Critics Society for Breakthrough Artist Award. Additionally, she was nominated for British Academy Film Awards for BAFTA Rising Star Award, the Gold Derby Awards for Best Breakthrough Performer, the London Film Critics’ Circle Award for Young British Performer of the year, and for “Split” BloodGuts UK Horror Awards for Best Supporting Actress.

Net Worth

Anya Taylor-Joy has made a lot of money through her career as an actor. She began her acting career in 2014 and has since gained remarkable success and won the hearts of many people. Moreover, her net worth is estimated to be $1 million based on her earnings. Her endorsement partnerships provide her with additional cash.

Personal Life

Anya Taylor-Joy has never been married. She is, however, in a relationship with Ben “Pip” Seed. Ben is a photographer from the United Kingdom. In March 2020, the pair made their relationship public. The duo was initially observed going along the street in Cuba. Taylor is currently enjoying a good life in London, England. She has also learned how to do ballet dance.

Caption: Anya Taylor-Joy with her mom (Source: Instagram)

Body measurement and Social Media

Anya Taylor-Joy is a stunning woman in her mid-twenties. She has light skin, brown hair, and blue eyes. She has a thin figure with a height of 5ft 6 inches (1.69m) and a bodyweight of 56kg. Her physical dimensions are 33-23-33 inches. Similarly, her bra cup measurement is 33C. Her shoe size is 6.5 (US), and she wears a size 4 dress (US).

Similarly, she is active on social media including Twitter and Instagram. She has gained more than 6.8 million followers on Instagram under the username @anyataylorjoy. Her Twitter account has gained more than 247.2k followers under the username @anyataylorjoy. Moreover, she hasn’t opened up her Facebook account.