Who is Anna Paquin?

Anna Paquin is a well-known name in the entertainment industry. She has gained attention at a young age from her brilliant acting skills. The actress entered the industry as a child artist from the film, “The Piano.” Moreover, from her first performance only, she won an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Since then she has appeared in numerous films, televisions, and theatres. Some of her notable films include, “Fly Away Home,” “The Member of the Wedding,” “X-Men” and the sequels. Likewise, she also caught attention after featuring in the TV series, “True Blood.”

Quick Info
Celebrated NameAnna Paquin
Birth DateJuly 24, 1982
Birth PlaceWinnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Full NameAnna Helena Paquin
Star SignLeo
ParentsFather: Brian Paquin
Mother: Mary Paquin
SiblingsAnna and Katya
HusbandStephen Moyer
KidsCharlie Moyer
Poppy Moyer
Net Worth$14 million
NationalityCanadian and New Zealander
EthnicityDutch, French, and Irish
Height5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m)
Weight58 kg (128 lbs)
Body Measurements36-28-35 inches
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorBrown (Natural)

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Early Life of Anna Paquin

Anna Paquin was born on July 24, 1982, as the name Anna Helena Paquin, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Born has the younger child of Brian Paquin and Mary Paquin, she has the star sign of Leo. Brian worked as a Physical Education Teacher, and Anna as an English teacher. Anna grew up along with her two siblings; Anna and Katya.

Though born in Canada, Anna moved to New Zealand just at the age of four. During her childhood, she loved playing the viola, cello, and piano. Likewise, she also had an interest in ballet, gymnastic, and swimming.


For primary education, she joined the Raphael House Rudolf Steiner School. Then, for higher education, she joined the Hutt Intermediate School, and then to Wellington Girls’ College. Meanwhile, after her parents separated, she relocated to the US along with her mother. Eventually, Anna certified from the Windward School, located in Los Angeles, California in 2000. Also, she had enrolled at the Special Education and served for the Community Service. For further studies, Anna joined Columbia University, however, left the university after a year to pursue her career as an actress.

Nationality and Physical Stats (Height & Weight)

Anna Paquin holds a Canadian and New Zealander nationality, and as per ethnicity, she belongs to a mixed Dutch, French, and Irish. She is Aethism by religion. Besides, standing at the height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m), and weighing about 58 kg (128 lbs), she has been able to maintain her body fit and healthy. Also, along with the body measurements of 36-28-35 inches, the actress has her body in perfect shape. Additionally, her hazel eye color and brown hair color, sometimes dyes to Blonde, make her look more adorable.

Husband of Anna Paquin

Anna is a married woman. She tied a knot with an actor Stephen Moyer. They started dating in 2007 while shooting the series “True Blood.” The two became engaged on August 5, 2009. Then, after a year, Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer tied a knot on August 21, 2010.

Moreover, the couple is blessed with twins, Charlie and Poppy Moyer, born in September 2012. Besides, Anna is a stepmother to a son and daughter, from the previous relationship fo Moyer. The couple is now happily residing in Venice, Los Angeles, California.

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Anna entered the industry as a child artist in 1993, featuring in the film, “The Piano.” She played the role of Flora McGrath, alongside Sam Neil, Harvey Keitel, and Kerry Walker. Her performance was widely appreciated by the critics. Moreover, from her first role only, she gained the Academy Awards and Awards Circuit Community Awards for the Best Supporting Actress, and Film Critics Circle of Australia. After the film, she started getting more offers.

Then, after three years, in 1996, she featured in two films, “Jane Eyre,” and “Fly Away Home.” Likewise, in 1997, Anna played the role of Queen Isabella in the film, “Amistad.” The next year, the actress appeared in movies, “Hurlyburly,” and “Laputa: Castle In the Sky.” In 1999, she starred in three films. Firstly, “A Walk on the Moon,” as Alison Kantrowitz, and “It’s the Rage,” as Annabel Lee. Also, as the role of Mackenzie Siler, she starred in the film, “She’s All That,” alongside Paul Walker.

Furthermore, in 2000, the actress also appeared in the films, “Almost Famous,” and “Finding Forrester.” In 2001, she played the role of Robyn Lee in the satirical black comedy film Buffalo Soldiers that stars Joaquin Phoenix, Ed Harris, Tom Ellis, Scott Glenn, Haluk Bilginer, and Elizabeth McGovern. Her other hit films include, “Blue State,” in 2007 where she played the role of Lili, alongside Breckin Meyer. Likewise, she gained massive success for the film, “The Romantics,” in 2010. In 2018, she played in “Furlough,” and “Tell It to the Bees.” She had her last appearance in “The Irishman,” in 2019. She had the role of Peggy Sheeran and appeared alongside Joe Pesci, and Ray Romano among others. Also, she won Critics; Choice Awards for the film.


Eventually, in 2000, Anna featured in the Marvel Comics film, “X-Men,” as the role of Marie D’Ancanto/ Rogue. In the movie, she starred alongside the stars like Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, and Patrick Stewart, among others. She gained international attention after the film. Additionally, for the film, she has been nominated numerous times. Moreover, she also appeared in the second and third installments of the film, “X2,” and “X-Men: The Last Stand,” premiered in 2003 and 2006 respectively.


The actress debuted in television screen featuring in the television film, “The Member of the Wedding,” as Frankie Adams, in 1997. She returned on television after ten years, again with the television film, “Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee,” for which she even received Online Film & Television Association Awards as Best Actress.

Subsequently, Anna became a lead cast of the HBO horror series, “True Blood.” She worked in the show as the role of Sookie Stackhouse from 2008 to 2014, alongside, Stephen Moyer, Deborah Ann Woll, and Chris Bauer among several others. During the time,  she started dating her co-star Stephen Moyer and married later. Additionally, she won the Golden Globe Award, Satellite Award, and Scream Award as Best Actress. Then in 2009, she displayed in the TV film, “The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler,” which had been hugely appreciated.

Besides, she had a guest appearance in an episode of “Phineas and Ferb,” “Roots,” and “Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams.” Furthermore, the actress also had the role of Annie Ryder in “Bellevue,” and “Alias Grace.” In 2019, Anna appeared in the series, “Flack.” The first season of the show premiered on February 21, 2019, and the second season on April 13, 2020. Both seasons had six episodes each, where Anna played the role of Robyn. Likewise, in 2019, she appeared in the final fifth season of “The Affair,” as Joanie Lockhart.

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Social Media

The actress is active in social networking sites. She has her own Facebook, Twiter, and Instagram account. She has her unique style in posting Instagram posts. Also, she has a good number of followers with about 203k followers on Twitter and about 415k followers on Instagram.

Anna Paquin Net Worth

Anna Paquin has earned massive popularity from her professional career. Likewise, along with gaining name and fame, she has also made a fair amount of money. She has a net worth estimated to be about $14 million, as of 2020.