Who is Anna Kendrick?
Anna Kendrick is a popular figure in the entertainment industry. Professionally, she is a singer and an actress. Starting her career from broadway, Anna made her way towards fame in the movie industry from supporting role in the hit movie The Twilight Saga. She then got the main character in the Pitch Perfect movie series, which she is mostly known for. 34-year-old Kendrick has been in the entertainment industry since 1998, a total of 22 years.
|Full Name||Anna Cooke Kendrick|
|Birth Date||August 9, 1985|
|Birth Place||Portland, Maine, United States|
|Brother||Michael Cooke Kendrick|
|Height||5 feet and 2 inches (1.57 meters)|
|Body Measurement||34-25-35 inches|
|Net Worth||$20 million|
Anna Kendrick was born on August 9, 1985, with the name Anna Cooke Kendrick in Portland, the most populous city in the U.S. state of Maine, United States. She was born to William Kendrick and Janice Cooke. Talking about her family background, her father is a history teacher, whereas Janice is an accountant. Furthermore, Anna has one sibling, an older brother named Michael Cooke Kendrick. Michael is an actor like Anna herself.
Anna is American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Talking about her educational qualifications, she is a high school graduate. She attended Deering High School located in Portland,, and graduated from there. Kendrick currently lives in Los Angeles, California.
Anna’s height is around 5 feet and 2 inches (1.57 meters), and her weight is about 52 kilograms. She has a slim body of measurement 34-25-35 inches. Kendrick wears a dress of size 4 and shoes of size 7 according to U.S. standards.
Anna is also active on social media and has her personal Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook accounts. Her Instagram id is @annakendrick47, and she has more than 16.5 million followers. Furthermore, she has more than 7.3 million followers on Twitter, and her Twitter id is @AnnaKendrick47.
Anna’s first public relationship is with Edgar Wright, an English director. The couple started dating from 2009 and later broke up in March of 2013. She then began dating 45-year-old Ben Richardson, a cinematographer since February of 2014. The couple is still together.
Anna Kendrick Career
Anna started her acting career working in theater productions. She began auditioning in various theater productions in New York from a very young age of 12 years-old. Her most notable theater role came in 1998 in a Broadway musical High Society. Kendrick earned a Theater World Award from this production. She then played a supporting role in musical A Little Night Music in 2003.
Kendrick’s first movie is titled Camp, where she played the role of Fritzi Wagner in 2003. Four years later, she appeared in the movie Rocket Science as Ginny Ryerson. Kendrick then looked at Jessica Stanley in the movie Twilight in 2008. Her supporting role in this movie gained made her known to the public. In 2009, Anna played roles in four films titled Elsewhere, The Marc Pease Experience, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, and Up in the Air. Furthermore, she appeared in the film Scott Pilgrim vs. the World alongside cast Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth, Winstead, and Chris Evans as Stacey Pilgrim. In the same year, she appeared in the movie The Twilight Saga: Eclipse as Jessica Stanley again.
Anna played roles in two movies in 2011 titled 50/50 and The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn-Part 1. She played the supporting role of Diana and Janet Taylor in the film The Company You Keep and End of Watch in 2012, respectively. We can hear the voice of Kendrick in the movie ParaNorman in 2012. She then got her first leading role as Beca Mitchell in the movie Pitch Perfect in the same year alongside casts Skylar Astin, Rebel Wilson, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow, Hana Mae Lee, Alexis Knapp, Kelley Jakle, Ester Dean and Shelley Regner. In the same year, she also appeared in the movie What to Expect When You’re Expecting as Rosie Brennan.
Furthermore, Kendrick played two movies in 2013 titled Drinking Buddies and Rapture-Palooza for the roles of Jill and Lindsey Lewis, respectively. In 2014, she played five films in total titled Cake, Happy Christmas, Into the Woods, The Last Five Years, Life After Beth, and The Voices. Anna then played the roles of Alicia, Martha McKay, and Beca Mitchell in movies Digging for Fire, Mr. Right, and Pitch Perfect 2. Furthermore, she played movies The Accountant, Get a Job, The Hollars, Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, and Trolls in 2016. A year later, she appeared in the third installment of the Pitch Perfect film series as Beca Mitchell.
She then played the role of Eloise McGarry in the movie titled Table 19 in the same year. Kendrick played the role of a single mother named Stephanie Smothers in the black comedy thriller movie titled A Simple Favor in 2018. She then played two films in 2019 titled The Day Shall Come and Noelle for the roles of Kendra Glack and Noelle Kringle, respectively. Anna played the voice role of Poppy in the movie Trolls World Tour. Her upcoming movie is titled Stowaway, which is currently in post-production.
Anna was first spotted in television as Holly in the series Viva Laughlin in 2007. Two years later, she appeared in one episode of Fear Itself as Shelby Johnson. She also made appearances in episodes of Comedy Bang! Bang!, Saturday Night Live, and Lip Sync Battle. Furthermore, Anna appeared in 10 episodes of Human Discoveries as the voice of Jane. In 2020, she appeared in Dummy and Love Life as Cody Heller and Darby Carter, respectively, for 10 episodes each. She was also the executive producer for both programs.
Anna has also appeared in various music videos since 2010. She made appearances in LCD Soundsystem’s Pow Pow, Ben Folds Five’s Do It Anyway. Kendrick is also a wonderful singer, and her singing abilities can be seen in the Pitch Perfect film series. She sang and appeared in the music video for Starship cover with Mike Tompkins and cast of Pitch Perfect in 2012. Anna then appeared in the music video of Cups (When I’m Gone), which she sang herself. This song was certified 3x Platinum by RIAA, platinum by ARIA, and Gold by RMNZ. Furthermore, Cups also peaked at number 6 on the U.S. Charts.
Anna Kendrick Net Worth
Anna’s net worth is estimated to be around $20 million. She mostly earns money through her professional acting and singing career and various endorsement deals.