Anna Kendrick Biography

Updated On Jul 05, 2019 Published On Nov 20, 2015
Facts of Anna Kendrick
Date of Birth: 1985 , August-9
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 2 Inch
Name Anna Kendrick
Birth Name Anna Cooke Kendrick
Father William Kendrick
Mother Janice Cooke
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Portland, Maine, United States
Ethnicity European American
Profession Actor and Singer
Net Worth $14 million
Eye Color Light Blue
Hair Color Light Brown
Body Measurements 34-25-35
Breast Size 32B
Waist size 25
Hip Size 35
Neck Size 9.4
Chest Size 34
Shoe Size 7
Weight in KG 56 kg
Famous for Pitch Perfect, Cups
Boyfriend Edgar Wright, Ben Richardson
Married No
Children No
Education Deering High School
Awards Houston Film Critics Society, Toronto Film Critics Association
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
Movies Pitch Perfect, The Accountant, Twilight Saga
TV Show Fear Itself, Billy on the Street, Viva Laughlin
Siblings Michael Cooke
Books Scrappy Little Nobody
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The beautiful and talented lady, Anna Kendrick is a renowned actress and singer from the United States. She is popular in the world for her performance as Natalie Keener in the comedy movie Up in the Air in 2009 from which she received nominations for Oscar Awards.

Anna Kendrick's early life and personal life

She was born as Anna Cooke Kendrick on August 19, 1985, in Portland, Maine, United States. Her parents are Janice who is an accountant and William Kendrick who is a history teacher. She is an American and is of English, Irish and Scottish descent.


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Anna grew up alongside her sibling, an older brother, Michael Cooke Kendrick with her maternal grandparents, Ronald and Ruth Cooke. She received her formal education from the Deering High School in Portland. 

Anna Kendrick's personal life

The lovely lady is not married yet but, she had been romantically linked with a number of men. In 2009, she began her romantic love affair with Edgar Wright. Edgar is an English director, screenwriter, producer, and actor. 

The two met for the first time in the sets of Scott Pilgrim vs. The World and began their relationship sometimes after. The pair was happy until early 2013 when they decided to call off their dating relationship. 

While she was dating her former boyfriend Edgar, she was also linked with Jake Gyllenhaal in 2011, as they were spotted hanging out together. 

She is currently dating her boyfriend Ben Richardson. The couple started dating in August 2014, but tabloids suggest that it was way back in April. The pair doesn't seem like an ordinary one as they are seldom seen hanging out together. 

A rare moment for her fans, she was spotted out on a coffee run with her beau in 2015. Luckily, the couple was again seen together on November 23, 2018, on Thanksgiving. Her loving boyfriend visited her on the set of Noelle in Canda and went ice skating. 

Anna Kendrick's career

Anna's career kickstarted in 1998 with a Broadway musical High Society. She was just 12 when she got the role. Later, she performed in a number of Broadway roles. Her debut movie was a musical film, Camp

Even though her career started back in 1998, Anna got her breakthrough only after her appearance in the fantasy romance, Twilight. She portrayed the role of Jessica Stanley, a supporting role to the female protagonist, Bella Swan. Other casts of the Twilight movie were Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, and Taylor Lautner

After her appearance in the Twilight franchise, she stayed on the radar of different filmmakers. She was then cast in the movies such as Pitch Perfect, Up in the Air, Mr. Right, Into the Woods, and The Accountant.

The actress has also given her voice to several animation movies such as Trolls, ParaNorman, and Trolls World Tour. Her role in televised series is very low as she has only appeared in a single episode in around eight TV shows. 

Recently, Anna Kendrick was seen in another movie called, A Simple Favor, which was released on September 13, 2018. Apart from that, she will also be seen in other movies such as Noelle and Trolls World Tour

Apart from being an actress, she is also a singer. She usually sings rock songs, but one of her songs Cups is of the Folk Pop a cappella genre. She gained her popularity as a singer after she released her single Cups in 2013. The song hit the top 6th position on the US charts. Besides, she has also played songs for her movies and TV shows. 

Anna Kendrick's net worth, salary, properties, and cars

While talking about her total net worth, it is estimated at around $14 million. Three years earlier in 2015, the lady had just $6 million in her bank and if we look back to an additional three years, her properties and assets only valued at around $2 million

Anna Kendrick's salary

It is reported that Anna got $6 million as her salary for the movie Pitch Perfect. So, it is safe to say that she got no less from her other movies as well. 

Anna Kendrick's properties

Anna Kendrick currently resides in the Hollywood Hills just like other celebrities such as Jared Leto and Johnny Depp. She has a house worth $1,020 million. The house is a two-story building with three bedrooms and large living room. 

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Anna Kendrick's cars

As for her ride, she uses a Black Audi r8 Spyder costing around $180K. Besides, she also has cars such as the Chevrolet Convertible, Toyota Prius, and also an Audi Q3. Her Chevrolet cost her around $40K, her Toyota cost her $50K, and her luxurious Audi cost her $62,920

Anna Kendrick's social media

The actress is highly active on her social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter. She has over 14.3 million followers on her Instagram account with over 800 posts. While in her Twitter, she has over 7.18 million followers with more than 2285 fans.

Currently, there seems to be a post on her Twitter which she has pinned down. The post reads, "Oh God. I just realized I'm stuck with me my whole life."

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Born in Portland, Maine, United States

August 9 , 1985

Anna Kendrick was born in Portland, Maine, United States. Her parents are Janice who is an accountant and William Kendrick who is a history teacher. She is an American and is of English, Irish and Scottish descent.

Attended Deering High School


Anna Kendrick attended Longfellow elementary school and spent some years there for studies then later she joined Lincoln middle school. In 2003, she attended Deering High School which is located in Portland. 

Began her career in acting


Anna Kendrick made her acting debut as a role of Dinah in the Broadway musical High Society when she was twelve years old. She is popular in the world for her performance as Natalie Keener in the comedy movie Up in the Air in 2009.

Nominated for Tony Award


At the early age of 12, Anna Kendrick was nominated for Tony Award for the role of Dinah in the Broadway musical High Society. She was the third youngest nominee for this award. She was nominated for several prestigious awards such as the Drama Desk Award.

Won Teen Choice Awards


In 2010, Anna Kendrick won this award for the first time for Most Fanatic Fans for the movie The Twilight Saga. In 2015, she again got her nomination in this award and she won this award for Choice Movie Actress-Comedy, Choice Movie-Hissy Fit, and Choice Movie- Chemistry for movie Pitch Perfect 2.

Won MTV Movie Awards


MTV Movie Awards is one of the prestigious awards and everyone really feels honored if they win this award. Anna Kendrick won this award two times till now. In 2010, she won this award for Best Breakthrough Performance in Up in the Air and in 2013, she won for Best Musical moment for Pitch Perfect.

Began dating Edgar Wright


In 2009, Anna Kendrick began her romantic love affair with Edgar Wright. Edgar Wright is an English director, screenwriter, producer and actor. The couple met for the first time in the set of Scott Pilgrim vs. The World and began their relationship.

Broke up with Edgar Wright


Anna Kendrick's love life with Edgar Wright didn't last that long. They dated each other for about four years and finally broke up in 2013

Began dating Ben Richardson


After dissolved the relationship with Edgar Wright, Anna Kendrick began dating with boyfriend Ben Richardson since August 2014. Ben Richardson is a British cinematographer. They are still together and spotted in many places together.