American actress of Argentine and British origins, Anya Taylor-Joy began her career as a model, but it didn’t take long for the entertainment world to notice her. She made her debut as the protagonist in the horror The Witch (2015) and immediately afterward participated in another horror, Morgan (2015) by Luke Scott. The performer’s unusual beauty attracted the attention of directors, who found the artist’s talent in a non-standard way. The audience witnessed an amazing metamorphosis of yesterday’s model into a real star of a big movie.
The actress was born in Miami, Florida, on April 16, 1996, into an immigrant family. Her mother is originally from England and Spanish by blood, and her father has Argentine and Scottish roots. The actress has five brothers and sisters. Even in infancy, she moved with her family to Argentina, so the first language for the actress was Spanish, and she learned English only at school. She spent her childhood partly in Argentina and partly in the United Kingdom.
As a child, Taylor-Joy loved dancing. Her parents sent her to a ballet school, where she could have had serious successes had it not been for her family’s frequent movements from one country to another. At an early age, Anya began attending Hill House School in Kensington. While on the move, she studied at the Northlands in Argentina and Queen’s Gate in London.
Anya could not become a real professional ballerina, but she managed to prove to be a model. While studying in high school, the girl began to take part in various photoshoots and appeared on the covers of fashion publications, calendars, and posters, advertising products of world-famous brands. The girl signed a contract with Storm Model Management. Cooperation with the agency helped Ana to start making really good money.
At the age of 14, she was not afraid of difficulties and, using all her savings, moved to New York, where she continued her modeling career. After 2 years, she finally left her studies and devoted herself to the modeling business. She managed to remain successful in this type of activity due to the appropriate parameters of her appearance: with a height of 173 cm, her weight did not exceed 53 kg.
And in 2014, Taylor-Joy decided to switch to the cinema. However, the girl was not sure for a long time what kind of career she wanted to build, but in the end, the set became Anya’s home. Such work gives her pleasure, Anya considers it quite reasonable to continue to accumulate such experience.
Gossips and Rumors of Anya Taylor Joy
- Recently, Anya revealed that she can bleed her nose anytime she wants which she also discovered while acting in a scene for Emma where she has to bleed from her nose.
- Her latest venture in the Netflix series Queen’s Gambit has broken all records with more than 62 million household views in a month becoming the streaming service’s biggest scripted limited series ever.
- Anya revealed that she didn’t think she is good looking enough to star in big Hollywood movies.
Anya Taylor Joy famous for:
- Starring in the title role in the highly acclaimed horror film, The Witch (2015)
- Playing the role of young Barack Obama’s close friend in Vikram Gandhi Division (2016)
Anya Taylor-Joy is currently estimated to be worth $ 3 million. Her rapid rise in Hollywood suggests that she will be worth a lot more shortly. She has already earned more than her peers at this stage in her career and it is due to her appearances on two commercially successful projects. With several other lucrative roles on the way, there’s no question that she will be one of the richest names in Hollywood in no time.
In 2014 she debuted in the world of cinema with small appearances in Viking Quest (The adventure of the Vikings) and Vampire Academy. In 2015 she starred in the acclaimed and sinister Robert Eggers film The Witch, in 2016 hse continued as the protagonist of Split, and that same year she appeared in two more films: Morgan and Barry. In 2017 we saw her in Marrowbone (‘The secret of Marrowbone) and Thoroughbreds. In 2019 we saw her in Radioactive, Glass, and lent her voice to Playmobil: The Movie.
In 2020, Anya Taylor-Joy continued to conquer Hollywood with 5 great projects : X-MEN: The New Mutants, Last Night in Soho, Here are the young men, Emma. And the acclaimed Netflix series that is considered one of the best productions of the year: The Queen’s Gambit.
Her upcoming projects include Edgar Wright’s psychological horror film Last Night in Soho, scheduled for release in October 2021. she will also be seen in the Mad Max: Fury Road prequel Furiosa she is also the cast in David O. Russell’s yet-untitled film, which will also star Robert De Niro, Christian Bale, Margot Robbie, and Mike Myers.