Anya Taylor-Joy - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 4, 2022

Anya Taylor-Joy
Profession: Actress, Model
Best Known For: The Witch (film), The Queen's Gambit (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $7 million

Personal Details

Born on : April 16, 1996 (age 27)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Anya Josephine Marie Taylor-Joy
Birth Place: Miami, Florida, USA
Horoscope: Aries
Father's Name: Dennis Alan Taylor
Mother's Name: Jennifer Marina Joy-Morancho
Siblings: 6
High School: Queen's Gate School
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Scottish, Argentinian, Spanish, English)
Nationality: American, British, Argentine


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend Name: Malcolm McRae

Body Measurements

Height: 1.69 meter (5 feet 7 inch)
Weight: 55 kg (121.25 lb)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 7.5 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 33 inch
Waist Size: 26 inch
Hip Size: 34 inch
Bra Size: 32
Cup Size: B

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Who is Anya Taylor-Joy?

Anya Taylor-Joy is an actress, model by profession, and British, Argentine, and American by nationality. She is well known for starring in films The Witch, Split, Glass, and The New Mutants.

Anya Taylor-Joy – Age, Parents, Siblings

Anya Taylor-Joy’s birth took place on April 16, 1996, in Miami, Florida, USA. She was born Anya Josephine Marie Taylor-Joy to her Afro-Spaniard mother, who worked in photography, and her Scottish-Argentine father, an international banker. She is not the only child of her parents and has six siblings, among which she is the youngest, and four are from her father's earlier marriage. 

When Taylor-Joy was an infant, the family moved to Argentina. They lived there for the next 6 years, returning to London when Anya Taylor-Joy was 6 years old.

young Anya Taylor-Joy (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

She was educated at Queen's Gate School in London. Her ethnicity is multi-ethnic (Scottish, Argentinian, Spanish, English).

Anya Taylor-Joy – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

The young actress has been in a relationship with Eoin Macken, a filmmaker since 2017. She and her boyfriend like to keep with personal life as private as possible and were even rumored to be engaged. However, the pair seems to have eventually broken up.

Anya Taylor-Joy went on to date Malcolm McRae and marry him in a secret courthouse wedding in July 2022. She and her husband are yet to announce their pregnancy or childbirth. Also, there are no rumors of divorce surrounding the married pair.

Anya Taylor-Joy, Malcolm McRae (Image: Vogue)

Anya Taylor-Joy – Career

Early Days 

Anya Taylor-Joy was only 16 years old when she was spotted by Sarah Doukas of Storm Management outside  Harrods Department Store. Having signed and worked as a teen model, she eventually got into acting.

Her first role was in the 2014 film Vampire Academy as a feeder girl. But her scene was deleted. The same year she appeared in an episode of Endeavour as Philippa Collins-Davidson

Finally, in 2015 Anya Taylor-Joy gained recognition with the role of Thomasin in the supernatural horror film The Witch.

Films, Series

Since then Taylor-Joy has starred in films Split (2016), Thoroughbreds (2017), Glass (2019), Radioactive (2019), Emma (2020), The New Mutants (2020), Last Night in Soho (2020), Here Are the Young Men, etc.

She has also had guest appearances in the TV series Atlantis (2015), Peaky Blinders (2019), The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (2019), and The Queen's Gambit.


On The New Mutants, Anya Taylor-Joy has starred alongside Blu Hunt, Alice Braga, and Colbi Gannett.

Anya Taylor-Joy, Harvey Scrimshaw in The Witch (Image: Collider)

Anya Taylor-Joy – Awards, Nominations

Over the years she has been awarded Gotham Independent Film Awards (2016), Fangoria Chainsaw Awards (2017), Seattle Film Critics Awards (2017), and Cannes Film Festival (2017) and has nominations for Gold Derby Awards, BAFTA Award, among others.

Anya Taylor-Joy – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Anya Taylor-Joy is estimated at around $7 million while the figure on her annual salary/income is under review.

Anya Taylor-Joy – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, and Twitter, Taylor-Joy is active with several hundred thousand followers but is absent from Facebook.

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