Anya Joy Birthday & Fun Facts

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Anusuya Mukherjee
Jan 31, 2024 By Anusuya Mukherjee
Originally Published on May 09, 2022
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About Anya Taylor-Joy

Anya Taylor Joy was born as Anya-Josephine Marie Taylor Joy, whose date of birth falls on April 16, 1996.
Anya Taylor Joy is a famous American actress. Anya Taylor Joy was born in Florida and has received many awards, such as the Screen Actors Guild Award and the Golden Globe Award.
Anya Taylor Joy is also the recipient of a Primetime Emmy Award. She was named among the 100 most influential people in the world by Time in 2021. The birthplace of Anya Taylor Joy is Miami, while she was brought up in London and Buenos Aires. When she was 16 years old, she opted out of her school in order to continue her acting career. In 2015, Anya Taylor Joy started with her first big film debut in the movie, 'The Witch.' In 2016, Anya Taylor Joy did her second big movie, 'Split,' which was a horror film. She was also in 'Glass', the sequel to the movie 'Split', released in 2019. In 2017, 'Thoroughbreds' was also a dark comedy. At the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, Anya Taylor Joy was known to have won Trophee Chopard. The performance of this actress in these movies made her famous throughout the world. Anya Taylor Joy was also seen in the sixth and fifth seasons of 'Peaky Blinders' from 2019 until 2022. In 2020, Emma was known to portray the role of Emma Woodhouse. 'The Queen's Gambit' of 2020, this Netflix miniseries was a super hit and won many accolades, such as the Screen Actors Guild Award and Golden Globe. Anya Taylor Jo played the role of Beth Harmon in 'The Queen's Gambit.'

Anya Taylor-Joy's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Anya Taylor-Joy’s net worth?

Anya Taylor Joy's net worth is $3 million. The major source of her income is her acting career in television series, shows, and different movies. Her performance thus far has been tremendous and soon, her net worth will rise even more.

How much does Anya Taylor-Joy earn per year?

Anya Taylor Joy's per year or annual income is estimated to be around $1 million. It is unclear whether Anya Taylor Joy's annual or per year earnings will fluctuate.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Anya Taylor-Joy?

The height of Anya Taylor Joy is 5 ft 8 in (173 cm).

How old is Anya Taylor-Joy?

The birthplace of Anya Taylor Joy is Miami, Florida, United States. Her date of birth is April 16, 1996. At present, Anya Taylor Joy is 26 years old.

Childhood And Education

Anya Taylor Joy was born to Dennis Alan Taylor and Jennifer Marina Joy.
The father of Anya Taylor Joy, Dennis Alan Taylor, was a well-known banker. He has received the OBE and MBE, while his mother, Jennifer Marina Joy, is a psychologist. In one of the interviews, it was known that the birth of Anya Taylor Joy in Miami was an accident. It was unexpected as both parents were enjoying their holiday.
Anya Taylor Joy is known to have American citizenship because of the Jus Soli Nationality Law. Her father is believed to be of Scottish and English ancestry. The paternal grandfather of Anya Taylor Joy was British, while her grandmother was of British-Argentine origin.
Jennifer Marina Joy was born in Zambia and was the daughter of David Joy, an English-born father. Her mother is of Spanish origin, mainly from Barcelona. Anya Taylor Joy is the youngest of her siblings. She is known to have five siblings, four of whom are from the former marriage of her father.
Anya Taylor-Joy was raised in Buenos Aires and she studied in Northlands School until she became six years old, then the family moved to the Victoria district of London. She is bilingual and can speak Spanish as well as English. Anya  Taylor-Joy found the transition difficult, and she declined to practice English so that she will be taken back to Argentina.
She received her education at Hill House and later went to the Queen's Gate School, where she performed in school plays. She dropped out of high school when she was 16 years old, claiming mistreatment by her classmates as the cause. Taylor-Joy began her career as a dancer, learning ballet until she was 15 years old.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Anya Taylor-Joy dating?

Anya Taylor Joy is presently dating Malcolm McRae, who is 27 years old.
Malcolm McRae is a musician as well as a vocalist. He is known because the rock group 'More,' in which he collaborates alongside Kane Ritchotte. They have a deal with Warner Records right now. Malcolm McRae and Anya Taylor Joy initially met in May 2021 in New York, when the starlet was in town to anchor 'Saturday Night Live' on NBC.
Whilst engaged in PDA, the couple were snapped by reporters and became famous through the news. Anya referenced seeing a partner during an interview in April for Elle, implying that perhaps the relationship began in 2020 possibly early 2021. Anya Taylor-Joy was with Eoin Macken, the actor of 'The Night Shift,' between 2017 to 2019. Following tweeting a photo of herself in the post along with Eoin in July 2017, she acknowledged their connection.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Best-known works of the actress include; 'Vampire Academy' (2014) as the role of Feeder Girl, 'The Witch' (2015) as Thomasin, 'Morgan' (2016) as Morgan, 'Barry' as Charlotte Baughman, 'Split' as Casey Cooke, 'Marrowbone' (2017) as Allie, 'Thoroughbreds' as Lily Reynolds, 'Crossmaglen' (2018) as Ana, 'Glass' (2019) as Casey Cooke, 'Love, Antosha' (2019), and 'Playmobil: The Movie' (2019) as Marla Brenner.

What awards has Anya Taylor-Joy won?

Anya Taylor Joy has won numerous awards, including the Empire Award for Best Newcomer, in 2016 nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor, the BAFTA Rising Star Award nomination, in 2017 the Trophée Chopard Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film, the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie or Miniseries, and the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Movie/Miniseries in 2021.

Other Interesting Anya Taylor-Joy Facts And Trivia

  • Although 'The Queen's Gambit' is not real, the misogyny in grandmaster chess is.
  • In 2019, Anya Taylor-Joy portrayed Gina Gray throughout the BBC sequence 'Peaky Blinders'.
  • 'Split' is a suspenseful thriller film. Casey Cooke, an adolescent girl kidnapped by a mysterious person with several identities, was played by this actress born in Miami in April.

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Anya Joy Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Anya-Josephine Marie Taylor-Joy

Date of Birth




Place of Birth

Miami, Florida



173 cm

Child Star?





Queen's Gate School

Net Worth



Malcolm McRae


Jennifer Marina Joy-Morancho, Dennis Taylor

Annual Earnings

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Written by Anusuya Mukherjee

Bachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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Anusuya MukherjeeBachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

With a wealth of international experience spanning Europe, Africa, North America, and the Middle East, Anusuya brings a unique perspective to her work as a Content Assistant and Content Updating Coordinator. She holds a law degree from India and has practiced law in India and Kuwait. Anusuya is a fan of rap music and enjoys a good cup of coffee in her free time. Currently, she is working on her novel, "Mr. Ivory Merchant".

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