Anna Kendrick is an American actress who started her career in acting as a child actress. At the time, she has begun her career through the theatre productions starring in 1998 Broadway musical ‘High Society’. However, many people recognize her role from the Twilight saga, Up In The Air, and many more.
Furthermore, she got recognition for staring as ‘Beca Mitchell’ in the movie ‘Pitch Perfect’ series. She shared the screen along with the actresses Alexis Knapp, Rebel Wilson, and actor Ben Platt. Additionally, she has revealed that once she was called by former President Barack Obama and further said it was her cool 3 second in life on the show of ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert‘.
Anna Kendrick: Bio, Family, Education
The veteran actress was born on 19 August 1985, in Portland, Maine, the US as Anna Cooke Kendrick. She was born as a daughter to an accountant mother, Janice and history teacher father, Willaim Kendrick. She grew up along with her older brother Michael Cooke Kendrick. He is also an actor became famus from 2000 film ‘Looking an Echo’. The actress has an ethnicity of English, Irish, and Scottish.
Looking at her education, she completed her high school from Deering High school in Portland. After that, she enrolled herself in the entertainment industry. She got inspired by his older brother and built an interest in acting. Then at the age of 12, she played a supporting role in 1988 Broadway musical ‘High Society’. For her performance in the play, she received the Theater World Award. And nominated for featured actress in a Musical at Drama Desk Awards and Tony Award.
Caption: young Anna interviewed in 2003
Anna Kendrick: Career & Achievements
She made her debut on the screen with the musical film ‘Camp’ which earned her nomination for the Independent Spirit Award. In 2008, she rose to fame when she appeared in the fantasy romance movie ‘Twilight’ as Jessica Stanley. She portrayed the character of a friend to the lead role Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) in a comic way. After that, she went on to be a part of Jason Reitman’s ‘Up In the Air’ in 2009 starred along with George Clooney. The critics have praised her performance in the movie and called it funny and touching.
She voiced the character ‘Courtney Babcock’ in an animated series ‘ParaNorman’. Also, gave her voice to the character ‘Poppy’ in the animated musical comedy film ‘Trolls’.
Her career got kicked off in 2012 when she became a part of the musical comedy movie ‘Pitch Perfect’. She played the rebellious college freshmen Beca Mitchell who joins a cappella group ‘Barden Bellas’. The film has emerged as a major success and positive reviews from the critics. Similarly, she also appeared in the sequels of the movie which equally gained successful reviews.
Next, she appeared in Disney’s musical fantasy movie ‘Into the Woods’ as Cinderella in 2014. She shared the screen with a large ensemble cast including Emily Blunt, James Corden, Chris Pine, and so on.
In 2016, she has published a book called ‘Kendrick’s memoir Scrappy Little Nobody’. Furthermore, she has appeared in movies like ‘Drinking Buddies’, ‘Table 19’, ‘The Voices’, ‘Happy Christmas’, and ‘Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates’, amongst others.
Anna Kendrick: Personal Life & Boyfriend
Coming over to her personal life, she seems a bit of secretive nature. As she never speaks about her love life or personal life on the media. However, she has once revealed that in those years (19-21 or 22), she has not dated anyone in her life. She further said that the idea of dating or going to dinner for seeing a compatible is a bit awkward for her. Anyway, she has dated director Edgar Wright after meeting on 2009 sets of ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’. Their relationship ended after three years and no one this until they broke up. So, we can guess that she can manage to keep secrets of her moments.
Further, her name was also briefly linked up with the actor Zac Efron. However, the actress had been dating the cinematographer Ben Richardson since 2014. But the couple has kept their love life a very low. And rarely they can be seen together with each other in the public.
Caption: Rare appearance made by Anna Kendrick and her boyfriend Ben Richardson on Los Angeles
Anna Kendrick: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Kendrick rose to fame as a supporting actress from an early age. Therefore, she had made an impressive income from her acting career. As of 2019, her net worth has an estimation of around $14 million. Her main source of income is basically acting but also makes a bit of profit through other business ventures and singing as well. Also, she has given her voice for animated series.
According to some sources, she believed to have paid $6 million to star in a third installment of the musical-comedy franchise ‘Pitch Perfect’. Further, Anna has quite a good list of cars on her garage including $177 thousand black Audi r8 and $38,560 Chevrolet Convertible. She has also bought a house at Hollywood Hills worth above million.
The veteran actress has personal and verified social media accounts where her fans can follow her. On Instagram, she has account @annakendrick with 15.3 million followers. She has the Twitter account @AnnaKendrick47 with 7.34 million followers. Also, she has a Facebook account @annakendrick47 having over 843.4k followers.
Anna Kendrick: Body Measurements
The ‘Pitch Perfect’ actress has a height of 5 feet 2 inches or 1.57 meters. She has a slim and fit body has a weight of 52 kg and measures 34-27-35 inches. Further, Kendrick is not a fan of the gym but she does a lot of yoga and some cardio.