Anya Taylor-Joy

Anya Taylor-Joy

Movie Actress

Anya-Josephine Marie Taylor-Joy is an actress. She has won several accolades, including a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award, in addition to a nomination for a Primetime Emmy Award. In 2021, she was featured on Time magazine's 100 Next list.

Full Name
Anya-Josephine Marie Taylor-Joy
Apr 16, 1996
In a relationship
5' 8"
Net Worth


Anya Josephine Marie Taylor-Joy was born on April 16, 1996, in Miami, Florida. Her zodiac sign is Aries and her ethnicity is half British and half Argentine. She has two older siblings, an older sister named Arabella and an older brother named Kieran. Anya's mother is a psychologist and her father works as a photoshoot producer.

Anya's love for acting began when she was just six years old after watching the musical “The Sound of Music”. She became determined to pursue acting and decided to join the Young Actors' Theatre Islington in London at the age of 11. She soon got her first professional role in the horror film “The Witch” (2015). In 2020, she starred in the movie “Emma” based on Jane Austen's novel of the same name. It earned her a BAFTA Rising Star Award nomination.

Taylor-Joy also appeared in the psychological horror film “Split” (2016) which earned her nominations for several awards including a Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor. In 2018, she appeared in the science fiction horror film “Thoroughbreds” which won her numerous accolades including an Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award nomination. In 2019, Taylor-Joy played Magik in the Marvel superhero film “The New Mutants” which was released on August 28th of that year. 

Anya Taylor-Joy is an extremely talented actress with a bright future ahead of her. Her performances have captivated audiences all over the world and continue to do so with each new project she takes on.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1996</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Anya Taylor-Joy is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On April 16, 1996, Anya Taylor-Joy was born in Miami, Florida.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Acting Role</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Taylor-Joy debuts as a child actress in the film "Vampire Academy".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Leading Role in "The Witch"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Taylor-Joy takes on her first leading role in the critically acclaimed horror film "The Witch".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starring Role in "Split"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Taylor-Joy stars opposite James McAvoy in the M. Night Shyamalan psychological thriller "Split".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lead Role in "Emma"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Taylor-Joy stars as Emma Woodhouse in the 2020 adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Awarded BAFTA Rising Star Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Taylor-Joy is awarded the Rising Star award at the BAFTA Film Awards.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starring Role in Netflix Miniseries "The Queen's Gambit"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Taylor-Joy stars as Beth Harmon in the Netflix miniseries about a chess prodigy.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's Talented</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Anya Taylor-Joy is a highly talented actress with an impressive range of roles in both film and television. She has the ability to bring depth and emotion to characters, no matter what the genre. She has been praised for her work in films such as The Witch, Split, and Glass.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's Versatile</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Anya Taylor-Joy is a versatile actress who can take on any role thrown her way. She has shown her versatility by taking on roles in different genres such as horror, drama, and comedy. Her performances have earned her multiple awards and recognition from critics.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's Charismatic</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Anya Taylor-Joy has a captivating presence on screen. Her charismatic personality shines through in all of her performances, making viewers connect with her characters on an emotional level. She also has a great sense of humor which adds to her charm.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Born in Miami, Florida</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Anya Taylor-Joy was born in Miami, Florida on April 16th 1996.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Studied Ballet and Piano</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Anya Taylor-Joy studied ballet and piano as a child, and was also a talented ice skater.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> First Film Role at Age 17</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Anya Taylor-Joy made her movie debut at age 17 in the 2015 horror film The Witch.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Has Appeared in Several Films and TV Shows</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Since her debut in The Witch, Anya Taylor-Joy has appeared in films such as Split, Glass, Emma and Thoroughbreds, as well as television shows like Peaky Blinders and The Queen’s Gambit.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Multi lingual</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Anya Taylor-Joy is multi lingual, speaking English, Spanish, French and some Portuguese. </p></div>


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