Anya Chalotra – Bio, Age, Wiki, Family, Facts About The Actress

Growing up, Anya Chalotra always had a flair for acting and starting from her days in high school, she received tutelage in the art of music and drama. She was also a face that was popular in plays performed at her school and that was the beginning of her career as an actress.

Some of the notable works this budding actress has taken up include plays like Greater Expectations, The Merchant of Venice and The Village. In 2018, she landed her debut role in a TV sitcom when she played Jennifer Ashman in the series Wanderlust and currently, she has a role in the popular Netflix series The Witcher.

Anya Chalotra’s Bio, (Age)

The beautiful Anya Chalotra is currently keeping the details regarding her birth under wraps but the year which she was born has been confirmed as 1996. We also know that she was born in Wolverhampton, England, but grew up in Lower Penn, South Staffordshire, England.

Anya was educated at St. Dominic’s Grammar School which is located in Brewood, Staffordshire and was a student at Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She was also an active member of the theatre group in her school and was given many roles to perform back then. As her interest in acting grew, she sought to get more professional training and this landed her at the renowned London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art – LAMDA.

Upon the successful completion of her course at LAMDA, the actress took on many small jobs on stage in various theatres in the city of London. Some of the notable plays she has featured in include the likes of The Merchant of Venice, The Crucible, Great Expectations, Balm in Gilead, and The Village where she was cast as a stubborn teenager from India. Anya Chalotra received praises for her roles in stage plays but it was her performance in The Village that earned her many compliments from widely acclaimed publications like The Guardian.

In 2018, Anya Chalotra was cast as Jennifer Ashman in the sitcom Wanderlust which was her first role in a TV series. Coincidentally, the series was also starting the same year and it was first shown on BBC One on the 4th of September 2018. Anya also landed a role in Alex Gabassi’s The ABC Murders where she played the role of Lily Marbury and she was cast as Robin Loxely in the 2019 TV series Sherwood.

Anya Chalotra
Shirley Henderson and Anya Chalotra on The ABC Murders – image source

It is also known that the talented actress has been given the role of Yennefer in the much talked about drama series The Witcher which will be shown by Netflix. The sitcom which has its story set on the book by Andrzej Sapkowski, a seasoned Polish writer, is also known to have video games released under the same name and this was what prompted the making of the film version. However, avid followers of The Witcher series were not very comfortable that Anya Chalotra was going to be featured alongside British actor Henry Cavill as they have a wide age gap but the issue was sorted out when the directors made it known that they picked the right person for each role after much deliberation.


Going through her family records, it has been established that the parents of the upcoming actress are originally from India which shows that Anya’s ethnicity is Indian, even though her nationality is British. However, her parents’ names still remain unknown and there is no information regarding her brothers and sisters if she has any.

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Facts About Anya Chalotra

1. Anya Chalotra is a staunch follower of Hinduism which is not a surprise as it is one of the common religions in India.

2. She was romantically linked to journalist Juan F Sánchez sometime in the past but the pair are no longer together.

3. Although a precise figure has not been arrived at with regards to her earnings and net worth, sources have made a rough estimate which puts it around $300,000 – $500,000.

4. The Indian beauty stands at an average height of 5 ft 6 inches and she maintains a slim body physique with a weight of 55 kg.

5. Her dark brown hair color with matching brown eyes are physical features that complement Anya Chalotra’s beauty.


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