Mackenzie Foy is a young American actress, who is recognized for playing the role of Renesmee Cullen in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2. Her exceptional performance earned her a Young Artist Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Feature Film. She also appeared in Interstellar as well as The Nutcracker and The Four Realms.
Growing up in the spotlight is usually demanding when it comes to child stars but Mackenzie Foy seems to be flourishing, bypassing all the pitfalls that usually tend to plague her peers. Here’s everything you’d need to know about the young actress.
Who Is Mackenzie Foy?
On the 10th of November, 2000, Mackenzie Christine Foy was born to Steven and Karrie Foy. The young actress grew up in Los Angeles, California. At the age of three, she was already a model working for brands such as Polo Ralph Lauren, Burger King, Blackberry, Kohls, Garnet Hill, and Guess. Mackenzie Foy even got offers from Mattel and The Walt Disney Company.
By 2009, she began her acting career and starred in the American television series such as Flash Forward, ‘Til Death and Hawaii Five-O. The next year, she was featured in the fantasy film, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1. She later reprised her role as Renesmee Cullen in the second part which was released on the 16th of November, 2012. In James Wan’s supernatural horror film, The Conjuring, she was cast as Cindy Perron, one of the daughters of Roger and Carolyn Perron. Still in the horror-sphere, Mackenzie Foy appeared in the last episode of TV series R.L Stine’s The Haunting Hour, in its second season.
Though very proficient in acting, Mackenzie didn’t give up on her modelling career, appearing on the cover of “L’Officiel” Magazine in 2013. Taking her career to the next level, she got the lead in the family film Wish You Well, which is a motion picture adaptation of a novel of the name which was written by David Baldacci. She went on to feature in the film, Black Eyed Dog in 2014.
Away from horror, Mackenzie Foy co-starred in Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar for which she received a Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor. She is also a voice actress, having voiced Celestine in Ernest & Celestine, Violet in the 2014 film The Boxcar Children and The Little Girl in The Little Prince In 2016. It was announced that she would play the role of Clara, the lead, in The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, which premiered on the 2nd of November, 2018.
Here Are 5 Facts That You Need To Know About Mackenzie Foy
1. Net Worth
The young American actress is actually doing pretty well for herself. With her impressive start in the industry, Mackenzie Foy already has an estimated net worth of $2 million; making it clear that she is gradually on her way to financial stability. With each modelling contract and roles to come, it is certain that her net worth will grow soon enough.
2. Family Life
Mackenzie Foy belongs to a humble and loving family bent on supporting her all the way. Her parents are not in any way connected to the industry as her father is a truck driver and her mother is a part-time worker.
With her tight shooting schedule both as a child actor and model, Mackenzie Foy was unable to keep up with a regular school’s schedule and had to opt for homeschooling. Her older brother, Bailey helped her get by with her studies, especially the science subjects. Karrie Foy, her mother, also helps to answer calls and messages on her behalf when she is engrossed in another activity. This explains her clear-headedness and focus while working as her family helps to reduce the stress.
3. Height & Weight
The award-winning actress with a petite body has her height listed as 5 feet 1 inch and her weight as 46kg. Though she has no personal trainer, she maintains a good diet which helps her maintain her slim figure.
4. Relationship History
Mackenzie Foy has not been seen or reported to be in any relationship, both previously and currently. It appears she is much more dedicated to her career as the young actress hopes to be a director in the future.
5. Personal Life
Irrespective of her busy schedule, Mackenzie Foy also has other talents that take up her free time. She is a black belt holder in Taekwondo and also dances ballet and tap dance. The beautiful actress also enjoys playing the concert grand piano but prefers playing the ukulele. As though that’s not enough, she also paints and is an animal lover with a dog (FireFly) and a cat (Luna) to show for it.