An actress, a model, producer, and many more things, Anna Faris is a very versatile American who has become popular thanks to works she has appeared in such as the Wayans Brothers’ Scary Movie films. Her voice has also been very popular in some highly successful productions including Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip. While she is famous for her movies and other endeavors, her personal life has also kept pulling her to the eyes of the public. Here is all you need to know about the actress.
Anna Faris Biography and Age
It was on November 29, 1976, in Baltimore, Maryland that the actress was born as Ann Kay Faris. Both her parents were educators who raised her and her brother in Baltimore before the family later moved to Edmonds.
Anna Faris and her brother grew up in an irreligious home which happened to still be very conservative. For her education, she attended the Edmonds-Woodway High School and after graduating in 1994, she moved on to obtain a degree in English literature in 1999 from the University of Washington.
While her brother would later join the education line, Anna showed interest in acting since she was a child. Because of this, she was enrolled in a community drama school when she was little. Thanks to this and encouragement from her parents, the actress got her first play role at the age of 9 when she was a part of Danger: Memory!. She continued taking part in theatre productions until she appeared in a TV movie Deception: A Mother’s Secret.
Her career would span over 20 years with movies such as the Scary Movie which first made her popular, The Hot Chick, The Dictator, and many more TV shows to her name. The Mom actress has won a number of awards such as the Fangoria Chainsaw Awards in 2004 for Best Supporting Actress (third place) for her role in May, Stony Awards in 2007 for Smiley Face, and National Association of Theatre Owners’ Star of the year for The Dictator. She also has many nominations.
Husband and Divorce
One of the things that have kept Anna Faris in the news for a rather long time, is her relationships. The first person she was publicly linked to was actor Ben Indra. The duo met in 1999 and soon they started dating. By 2004, they were already man and wife. The marriage didn’t survive more than 3 years before it finally ended.
While she was 2 years older than her less famous actor, Anna revealed that the reason behind their divorce is that she was becoming more successful in her acting while Ben Indra got stuck in his. Because of this, the marriage cracked leading her to file for a divorce in 2004. By the time the divorce was finally settled, the actress was made to pay $900,000 to Indra in the divorce settlements. She also revealed that she should never have married Ben Indra because they had nothing in common, agreeing that the marriage was a terrible mistake.
The next person Faris would be in a relationship with is one of your favorite actors, Chris Pratt. The actress and The Guardians of the Galaxy star began dating towards mid-2008 and a year later, they tied the knot. The couple went on to have a child, Jack who was born in 2012.
In 2017, Anna and her 3-years younger husband decided it was time to end the marriage. Although the exact reasons for the separation were not given, Page Six reported that according to an unnamed source close to both, competition for public attention, success in career, and the fact that Pratt was more religious fuelled insecurities that led to the demise of the marriage.
Soon after the end of her marriage with Chris Pratt, Anna Faris who had wondered the need for marriage began dating American Cinematographer Michael Barrett.
The award-winning actress has a net worth that is placed at an estimated $20 million. An actress, comedian, model, and other things, her major source of income is her acting career. It has been reported that from her role in Mom, the actress makes as much as $125, 000 per episode. It is unknown the financial implications of her divorce with Chris Pratt.
Height and Body Stats
A rather beautiful woman, Anna is of average height and she has had a boob job done previously. Here is all you need to know about her body stats:
Height: 5’4 1/4” (163 cm)
Body weight: 54 kg (119 pounds)
Breasts-Waist-Hips: 34-24-34 inches (86-61-86 cm)
Dress Size: 4 (US)
Shoe Size: 8 (US)
Facts about Anna Faris you didn’t know
- Acting wasn’t the first thing she wanted to do after graduating from the university as she had her mind on becoming a receptionist.
- Before becoming a comedian, she never thought she was funny.
- Anna Faris was supposed to play the role of Claire in “Six Feet Under,’’ but she was said to be too funny for it and that was how she lost it to Lauren Ambrose.
- She gave birth to her child with Chris Pratt, Jack, 9 weeks early. Because of this, there was a fear that he may turn out to be a child with special needs. Luckily, he isn’t.
- All the things she is: actress, writer, producer, model, comedian, and occasional singer.