Anna Faris Biography, Age, Career & Net Worth

Who is Anna Faris?

Anna Faris is an American actress, producer, writer and comedian. She gained popularity for her comedic roles. She also performed the lead role of Cindy Campbell in the scary movie film series. She is also a podcaster. She has performed roles in various movie film series, including The Hot Chick, Lost in Translation, What’s Your Number? The House Bunny, My Super Ex-Girlfriend, Smiley Face, Just Friends, Lost in Translation, Brokeback Mountain, The Dictator and Overboard.

She also had voiceover roles in the film series Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Alvin and the Chipmunks, and The Emoji Movie.

In 2015, Anna Faris created Unqualified, an advice podcast. In 2017, her memoir The Same was published and became a New York Times Best Seller.

Personal Information

Name Anna Kay Faris
Nick Name Anna Faris
Date of Birth November 29, 1976
Age 47 years old
Zodiac sign Sagittarius
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Religion Christian

Early life

Anna Faris was born on November 29, 1976, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Her parents, Jack, are sociology professors, and Karen Faris, special education teachers. She is the second child of her parents. Her father had worked at the Townson university. Faris’ parents moved to Edmonds, Washington, when she was six.

Here, her father worked at the University of Washington as a vice president of internal communications and later headed the Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association. At the same time, her Mother worked at Seaview Elementary School in Edmonds.

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She has an older brother, Robert, a sociologist and professor at the University of California, Davis. Anna said in an interview that when she was six, her parents encouraged her to act in a community drama class for children. She described “her parents as “ultra-liberal” and said that she and her siblings grew up in an irreligious environment”.

She was interested in watching plays and eventually produced her material in her bedroom with her neighborhood friends.

Education

If we talk about her education, Anna Faris attended Edmonds Woodway High School. While studying, she performed onstage with a Seattle repertory company and in nationally broadcast radio plays. She participated in school, “a drama club dork,” and used to wear a Christmas tree skirt.

Then Anna joined the University of Washington, where she got a degree in English literature in 1999. After graduating from college, she was going to travel to London. She had done a receptionist job lined up at an ad agency.

Career

If we talk about her career,  Anna Faris was encouraged by her parents to act when she was young. At age nine, she gave her first professional performance in a three-month run of Arthur Miller’s play Danger: Memory! At the Seattle Repertory Theater. She earned $250 for the role, a considerable amount for her then. She recalled that “she was rolling in the dough.” Then, she performed in many theatre productions, including Rain, Some Fish, No Elephants, and Life Under Water.

Moreover, Anna appeared in a high school TV commercial for a frozen yoghurt brand and in a training video for Red Robin. Then she said, “I play, like, the perfect hostess. And I think they still use it.”

In her early acting career, she later briefed roles in the made-for-TV film industry. Her first significant role in the film came shortly after college, in the independent slasher Lovers Lane, where she performed as an ill-fated cheerleader.

In 2000, Faris’s breakout role came when she appeared in the horror comedy parody film Scary Movie. She performed the role of Cindy Campbell, a play on the character of Sidney Prescott. It was her first and most significant role. Faris was nominated for the Breakthrough Female Performance and Best Kiss awards at the 2001 MTV Movie Awards for her performance in this film. She was awarded for her role in Scary Movie 2, released on July 4, 2001.

Her next role was at the Sundance Film Festival. Later, in 2002, she starred with Rob Schneider and Rachel McAdams in the comedy The Hot Chick. The film is about a teenage girl whose mind is magically swapped with that of a 30-year-old criminal. It was her huge success. She earned US$54 million worldwide.

 

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Anna finally started comedy in 2005. She earned a lot from her career as a producer, writer, and comedian. She has performed her role in many films. Her filmography is given below:-

Year Title Role
1996 Eden Dithy
1999 Lovers lane Janelle Bay
2000 Scary movie Cindy Campbell
2001 Scary movie2 Polly
2002 May

The hot chick

Polly

April

2003 Lost in translation

Winter break

Scary movie

Kelly

 

Justine

Cindy Campbell

2005 Waiting…

Southern Belles

Brokeback Mountain

Just friends

Serena

Belle Scott

Lashawn Malone

 

Samantha James

2006 Scary movie 4

My super Ex-girlfriend

Guilty hearts

Cindy Campbell

Hannah lewis

 

Jane Conelly

2007 Smiley face

Mama’s boy

Jane F.

Nora Flanagan

Podcasting:

Year Title Role Notes
2015 Anna Faris is unqualified Herself Host, 249 episodes
2023 The pumpkin Commander Hatch The lead role, six episodes

Body Measurement & Appearance

Height 5 feet 5 inch
Weight 54kg
Body Size Moderate
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Blonde hair

Family

Father Jack Faris
Mother Karen Faris
Siblings Robert
Husband Ben Indra
Children  Jack

Love Life & Affairs

Regarding her marital status, Anna Faris was married to Actor Chris Pratt. They have a son together, but they are not together now. The couple divorced, and Anna married Michael Barrett, a talented professional in cinematography. Their story of love is unique and heartwarming.

Amazing Facts

  • Anna Faris only considered herself as funny after she entered the comedy genre.
  • In addition to acting, she is also a singer.
  • Anna only went to dramas before she watched scary movies.
  • She was a school Nerd.
  • She has natural blonde hair.
  • Anna Faris regularly punks her mom.
  • Anna’s son was born nine weeks premature.
  • She once wore purple gloves for three months.
  • Anna Faris Amos wrote a book.

Hobbies & Interests

  • Acting
  • Watching plays
  • Listening music

Social Media

Anna Faris is a famous social media personality. She has a $300million net worth.

She is running her Instagram account as (@annafaris). She has 2.1M followers on her Instagram account. She shares her photos and videos on her account daily.

Anna Faris is running her Twitter account.

She also runs her YouTube account with 2.4k subscribers as Anna Faris Friends.

Anna Faris runs her Facebook account with 3M followers

Anna Faris’s Net worth

The social media personality has gained approximately 30 million USD from social media. Her wealth and income are almost entirely from her career as an actor, singer, and voiceover artist. She is best known for her soul work.

Name Anna Kay Faris
Source of Wealth Music, actor, and voiceover roles
Wealth $30million

FAQs

  • How much has Anna Faris earned?

It varies from role to role and depends on her work type. According to rumours, she gets 30 million dollars, her estimated net worth.

  • Which nationality does  Anna Faris have?

She has American nationality.

  • What religion does Anna Faris have?

She was born to a Christian family.

  • What is the height of Anna Faris?

Her height is about 5 feet and 5 inches.

  • What is the name of Anna Faris’s Mother?

Her Mother’s name is Karen Faris.

  • How many items does he write?

She has written a large number of albums.

  • How much is Anna Faris rich?

She has earned about $ 30 million from her comedy career.

  • When was Anna Faris’s Mother born?

The exact date of her Mother’s birth has yet to be discovered. Anna Faris was born in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

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