For AnnaSophia Robb, acting has been something she wanted to do as far as she can remember. By the age of eight, she joined an acting class in Denver called the Hollywood Showcase Denver. It was after a six weeks course at this class that her first agent and manager found her and her journey to stardom began.
Read other interesting facts about this American born singer, model and actress who has starred in so many blockbuster movies like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Race to Witch Mountain, Soul Surfer and played the character of Carrie Bradshaw on CW’s series The Carrie Diaries.
AnnaSophia Robb Bio (Age and Family Details)
Robb was born on December 8, 1993, in Denver to an interior designer, Janet and an architect David Robb. She is of Danish, English, Irish, Scottish, and Swedish descent and was named after her maternal great-grandmother and paternal grandmother whose names were Anna Sophie, and Anna Marie respectively.
AnnaSophia was raised in a Christian home and was home-schooled, however, in 2009, Arapahoe Herald reported she was attending Arapahoe High School Centennial, Colorado from where she eventually graduated in 2012. In the same year, she announced that she has been admitted to Stanford University but that she was deferring acceptance due to filming commitments.
While it’s known that Robb is the daughter of Janet and David Robb, it is not known who her siblings are. This has left many assuming she’s the only child of her parents.
As mentioned in the introduction, Robb took interest in acting and began acting from an early age. Her first performance was at her church stage, before an audience of about 500 individuals.
Seeing her potentials, her parents gave a big push by enrolling her in acting classes as well as competitions. She also competed in dance and gymnastics before quitting to focus on acting.
Her Net Worth
After the six-week intensive course at Hollywood Showcase Denver (the course invites agents and managers from LA to the final workshop to scout potential clients), Robb was spotted by an agent from Los Angeles and off she went to L.A.
After several auditions, she got an opportunity to appear in a Bratz doll commercial. She also appeared in a commercial for McDonald’s. These ushered her into her first role in a TV series as she was featured in the episode, Number One Fan of the television series Drake & Josh, a sitcom created by Dan Schneider for Nickelodeon.
Her first major role came after this. She starred as the title character wearing a brown wig in the TV special, Samantha: An American Girl Holiday. In 2005 (at the age of 12), Robb starred in film adaptations of two popular children’s books – Because of Winn-Dixie and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was a huge success worldwide and helped to boost Robb’s fame and popularity among preteen audiences. In the same year, she became the face of a fashion line for girls – Trad Clothing.
The following year, she starred as a guest star on the cartoon show Danny Phantom. Robb was also in Bridge to Terabithia, where she starred alongside Josh Hutcherson. She was also responsible for the soundtrack for the film.
Between 2008 and 2011, the actress starred in the following movies The Reaping, Have Dreams, Will Travel, Jumper, Spy School, Sleepwalking, Race to Witch Mountain, The Space Between and Soul Surfer. She was also the voice of Mary Magdalene in The Word of Promise: Next Generation – New Testament: Dramatized Audio Bible.
That’s not all, Robb in 2012 landed a role in Life at These Speeds and starred as Carrie Bradshaw in Sex and the City prequel. In 2013, she likewise played a role in A Conspiracy on Jekyll Island, and on PBS Civil War historical drama series, Mercy Street between 2016 and 2017.
From all her endeavours in the entertainment industry and the endorsement deals it attracted for her, it is estimated that the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory star has a net worth of $8 million.
Who Is AnnaSophia Robb’s Boyfriend?
AnnaSophia Robb is currently single but has been liked with men like Josh Hutcherson, Adam Cobb, Chris Wood, Emile Hirsch and Alexander Ludwig in the past.
Height and Other Facts
The beautiful blonde beauty stands at 5″0 (152 cm) and weighs 49 kg. Below are further facts about the actress:
Full Name: AnnaSophia Robb
Nick Name: Anna
Place of Birth: December 8, 1993
Place of Birth: Denver, Colorado, U.S.
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Body Shape: Hourglass
Hair Color: Blonde
Shoe/Feet Size: 7
Dress Size: N/A
Parents: Janet Robb, David Robb
Marital Status: Single
Education: New York University, Arapahoe High School
Net Worth: $8 million
Awards: Young Hollywood Award for Female Superstar of Tomorrow