Anna Faris is an American actress, singer and voice actor whose career began in the theatres when she just nine years of age before she made the big shift to the mainstream. She has featured in several noteworthy works such as the Scary Movie comic film series, The Dictator and Mom, all of which have seen her nominated in various award categories in the movie industry. Learn more about her bio, height, net worth, her relationship with multi-award winning ex-husband Chris Pratt and who she is dating now.
Anna Faris – Bio
Birthed in Baltimore, Maryland, on November 29th, 1976, the actress was named Anne Kay Faris by her American parents Jack and Karen Bathurst Faris, who were both educators. She has a brother who goes by the name, Robert Faris with whom she grew up at Baltimore prior to their relocation to Edmonds. Anna had her high school education at Edmonds-Woodway High School where she graduated from in 1994. She finished her higher education in 1999 from the University of Washington where she earned a bachelor’s degree in English Literature.
At a tender age, Faris expressed her artistic tendency which prompted her to join the community drama school. Inspired to pursue her dreams by her family, she clinched her first role in a theatre drama production Danger: Memory! when she was nine.
From thereon, she featured in other theatre productions until she made the move in 1991 to the mainstream with her role as Liz in the television movie Deception: A Mother’s Secret. This probably paved the way for her to get more parts in the movie industry as she soon started appearing in many films and television series until she was blown to fame by her depiction of Cindy Campbell in the American horror comedy titled Scary Movie and its continuations from 2000 to 2006.
Her other noteworthy works include The Hot Chick, Just Friends, The House Bunny, a political satire comedy The Dictator, Overboard – while lending her voice to characters in animated projects like Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs, Alvin and the Chipmunks, and The Emoji Movie was not left as she also contributed to the animated film in 2017.
Apart from being a screen actress, Faris sings beautifully as well. She has featured in over four soundtracks so far and some of them include Love from Afar (2005), Bad Bath and Bullshit (2007) and so on.
Her almost three-decade sojourn in the movie industry has seen her nominated in different categories for MTV, People’s Choice, Teens Choice, and Screen Actors Guild awards. She has also clinched a few such as a Fangoria Chainsaw award in the Best Supporting Actress category, followed by Stony and The National People Theatre Awards in 2007 and 2012 respectively.
How Much Is Her Net Worth?
Anna Faris has earned quite a fat sum over the course of her foray into the movie industry with her net worth estimated to be within the range of $30 million. Her salary per featured episode is tagged within $200, 000. There is no doubt she has done well for herself so far.
Her Relationship With Ex-husband, Son
Anna Faris was the wife of The Guardians Of The Galaxy star Christopher Michael Pratt aka Chris Pratt for eight years. Their union was sealed in matrimony in July 2009, about two years after their paths crossed in 2007. She and Chris are parents to Jack, a son she bore in 2012 but sadly, their highly publicized union did not last as the couple split up in 2017 and by October 2018, their divorce was legally formalized without the usual spousal and child support drama that comes with most celebrity divorces. They have maintained an effective rapport and five-mile living distance from each other in order to effectively groom their only child.
Chris Pratt is an American actor popular for Parks and Recreation, the fourth instalment of Jurassic World, and Avengers: Infinity War movies. He is a native of Virginia, Minnesota, the USA, born on the 21st day of June 1979. He is one of the successful actors in the industry, thanks to his appearances in several box office blockbuster film series. His net worth is ten million higher than that of Ann Faris, he boasts an estimated net worth of $40 million as of now. He has now moved on with his love life as he is engaged to Katherine Schwarzenegger, the daughter of renowned American actor cum politician Arnold Schwarzenegger. They got engaged in January 2019.
Anna’s marriage to Chris Pratt was not her first as the actress was the wife of Ben Indra for three years from 2004 to 2008 before they parted ways with Anna Faris coughing out $900,000 as part of a divorce settlement for the demised union.
The Baltimore-born native wasted no time in moving on with Michael Barrett after she and her second husband Chris Pratt separated in 2017. It is reported that the duo met on the set of Overboard and they hit it off slowly in October 2017. Michael Bradley Barrett was born in Riverside, California, on the 28th of May 1970 and he is an alum of the University of California and Columbia University, New York. He is a renowned cinematographer noted for his works in Ted (2012) and Bang Bang (2005).
Anna and Chris, the former power couple, have all gone on double dates with their new partners and they seem to be getting on nicely.
The slender petite actress stands at a height of about 5 feet 5 inches (1.65m) while her frame is firmly held by her weight of 54 kg (119lb). Her other body measurements are listed as breast 34 inches, waist 24 inches and 34 inches at the hips.