|Net Worth:||$14 million|
|Full name:||Anna Cooke Kendrick|
|Born:||August 9, 1985|
|Country of Origin:||United States of America|
Anna Cooke Kendrick is an American actress and singer that began her performance career in acting as a child actor in theater productions.
She began her major roles in Broadway and musical High Society. Kendrick is a Tony-nominated actress in the category for Best Featured Actress in a Musical.
She made her debut in film with the musical comedy movie ‘Camp’ in 2003.
Her career took a significant shot upwards when she appeared in a supporting role as Jessica Stanley in The Twilight Saga between 2008 and 2012.
She starred alongside Jason Reitman in a 2009 comedy drama ‘Up in the Air.’ Her performance in the movie received much critical acclaim, and she received a nod from the Academy with a nomination for a best-supporting-actress.
In 2012, she received more praise when she had a significant role in Pitch Perfect, a movie about a girl acapella group.
Due to the success of the first movie, sequels were developed that also saw the same level of success.
Anna Kendrick’s Early Life
Anna Kendrick, the daughter of Janice and William Kendrick, was born on the 9th of August, 1985.
Her mother was an accountant and her father a history teacher who also worked in finance.
Her older brother, Michael Cooke Kendrick, is an actor who appeared in the 2000 film ‘Looking for an Echo.’
Kendrick has English, Irish and Scottish descent. She attended Deering High School in Portland before entering the entertainment business.
Anna Kendrick’s Career
Kendrick auditioned for roles as a child in theater productions in New York City.
By the age of 1, she received a supporting role in the 1998 Broadway musical High Society.
Her performance in the musical earned her critical acclaim and a whole of award nominations and wins.
She earned a Theater World Award as well as nominations for Featured Actress in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards and Tony Awards.
After that, she received another supporting role in the 2003 New York City Opera production of Stephen Sondheim’s musical A Little Night Music.
For her work in film, Kendrick has received two back to back Independent Spirit Award Nominations.
The first was for Best Debut Performance for her performance as Fritzi Wagner on the musical movie Camp.
Her second nomination for Best Supporting Female came due to her performance as an ambitious high school debater in Rocket Science.
Her next movie role was a rise to prominence. She played Jessica Stanley a friend of movie protagonist, Bella Swan, in the fantasy romance movie Twilight, which was the movie adaptation of the Stephanie Meyer’s bestselling novel of the same name.
It was a major hit and a blockbuster at the box office.
In 2009, she appeared in the comedy The Marc Pease Experience; she then played her first leading role in the crime thriller, Elsewhere.
In 2009, Kendrick starred alongside George Clooney in the Jason Reitman’s movie Up in the Air.
Her performance was hailed by critics. The critics described her performance as funny and touching.
Her performance earned her several nominations for Best Supporting Actress at several awards ceremonies, including the Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards and BAFTA Awards.
Kendrick continued to play the role of Jessica Stanley in the Twilight Saga while appearing in other movies.
She appeared in Scott Pilgrim vs. the world. The film didn’t do as well as expected at the box office, but it later went on to emerge as a cult classic.
She had another critically acclaimed role in the comedy-drama, 50/50 where she acted as a therapist to a cancer patient played by Joseph Gordon.
She had her final appearance in The Twilight Saga later that year.
In 2012, she appeared with Chace Crawford as part of the ensemble cast of What to Expect When You’re Expecting, loosely based on the pregnancy guide of the same name.
She also voiced a character in the stop-motion animated film ParaNorman.
She next starred in the commercially successful crime drama End of Watch, playing the love interest of Jake Gyllenhaal’s character. She also appeared in Robert Redford’s political thriller The Company You Keep.
Her most popular and successful film of 2012 was in the musical comedy Pitch Perfect, a movie that is loosely based on the book Pitch Perfect: The Quest for Collegiate Acappella Glory.
Kendrick starred in the film alongside a leading ensemble cast including Skylar Astin, Rebel Wilson, Adam DeVine, Anna Camp and Brittany Snow.
The film was met with critical acclaim from critics who cited her performance as Beca Mitchell as a standout from the rest of the cast.
The next year, Kendrick featured in a romantic comedy-drama Drinking Buddies, which received mostly positive reviews from critics.
In 2014, Anna Kendrick featured in three movies at the Sundance Film Festival.
She had leading roles in the horror comedy The Voices and a comedy-drama Happy Christmas.
The both of them received favourable reviews from critics.
At the latter part of the year 2014, in September Toronto International Film Festival, Kendrick was featured again in two films.
The first was a musical romance film The Last Five Years, an adaptation of the off-Broadway musical of the same name.
She starred opposite Jeremy Jordan in this one.
The movie got mixed reviews from critics, but her performance in the movie was called splendid as cited as one of the best. She gained another critical acclaim for her performance.
She next starred in another comedy movie “Cake” alongside Jennifer Aniston.
Kendrick next played Cinderella in Disney’s Into the Woods a film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s musical of the same name.
Kendrick was a part of the large ensemble cast including Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Chris Pine, Johnny Depp, and others.
The film became a major commercial success and received mostly positive reviews from critics.
Kendrick then played a supporting role in Digging for Fire, which premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and received a limited release in August of that year.
In May 2015, she returned to the second part of Pitch Perfect to reprise her role of Beca Mitchell.
The film, which followed Mitchell in her senior year of college as the co-president of the Barden Bellas, emerged as a major box office blockbuster and surpassed the success of the first film.
At this point, we are so conceived that Anna Kendrick has a thing for International Film Festivals.
Her step in the forward movement of her acting career would be to star in an action comedy Mr. Right which would premier at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.
She also starred in a comedy-drama The Hollars which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.
It was released in theatres in August 2016. She then co-starred with Miles Teller in the film Get a Job.
Also in 2016, Kendrick starred in the commercially successful comedy Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, alongside Zac Efron, Adam DeVine, and Aubrey Plaza, then she voiced the main character, Poppy, in the animated film Trolls, and co-starred in the action thriller The Accountant, with Ben Affleck.
Kendrick’s memoir Scrappy Little Nobody was published on November 15, 2016.
In 2017 she reappeared in the third installment of the Pitch Perfect franchise while reprising her role as Beca Mitchell.
Kendrick signed on to appear in the mystery comedy thriller movie A Simple Favour directed by Paul Feig.
It is based on a novel of the same name by Darcey Bell. Kendrick is set to star alongside Blake Lively, Henry Golding, and Andrew Rannells.
It is about a blogger trying to solve the disappearance of her mysterious and wealthy best friend. It will be released on September 14, 2018.
Anna Kendrick and the Music Industry
In 2013, Kendrick released her own version of the song Cups (When I am gone) from the movie pitch perfect.
The scene in the movie that involved her auditioning for a space in the Accapella group went viral on the internet, and when the son was released, it was an instant hit.
Before the song’s release as a single in March 2013, the song debuted at number 93 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts for the week ending January 12, 2013.
When the single was finally released, the song began a slow but steady ascent up the chart.
In its 32nd week on the chart, the song reached number 6 on the charts where it has picked till date.
Before the end of 2013, all versions of the song had sold 2.5 million downloads in the US.
Anna Kendrick’s Husband
Well, this is a topic everyone is interested in when it comes to Anna Kendrick.
Who wouldn’t be interested in such a sharp, smart and talented lady?
But as at now, the Academy nominated actress hasn’t yet tied the knot, so I guess searching gentlemen out there are still in luck.
We believe she is taking her time to search for love, to find the right person for herself.
But whatever it is, whenever Anna finally finds him, the world would be waiting to wish her well.
As for me, I am everyday dreaming of an Anna Efron. I don’t know if perfect dreams like that come true though.
Anna Kendrick’s Personal Life
Kendrick began a relationship with director Edgar Wright in 2009 after they met on the set of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.
They split in 2013, and since February 2014, Kendrick has been dating cinematographer Ben Richardson, whom she met while filming Drinking Buddies.
Kendrick currently resides in Los Angeles, California. She purchased the house she now lives in for about $1.02 million.
Anna Kendrick Awards and Achievements
Anna Kendrick has won a lot of awards for her work as an actress some of them include winning the Austin Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress for Up in the Air.
In 2016, she won a CinemaCon award for Comedy Star of the year, an award she shared with Zac Efron and Adam DeVine.
She won two MTV Movie Award one in 2013 for the best musical moment which she shared with Rebel Wilson, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow, Alexis Knapp, Ester Dean and Hana Mae Lee.
Another one in 2010 for Best Breakout Star in the movie Up in the Air. She has been nominated for an Oscar and has won numerous Teen Choice Awards.
Anna Kendrick’s House
Anna Kendrick’s house in the Hollywood Hills has three bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms spread out over the two stories.
She purchased the home for $1,020,000.
The home has beautiful hardwood floors, French doors, a sizable and wide open plan living area, and an eat-in kitchen with all new appliances.
Anna Kendrick’s house also has a two-car garage with a loft living area, a large patio, a balcony off of the master suite, and a small covered outdoor space with its own fireplace.
Anna Kendrick’s Net Worth (2018)
Anna Kendrick is worth about $14 million. She earned her net worth through her acting career on stage in Broadway shows, in movies and television.
Anna Kendrick has proven to be a star among both stars and critics. Her work has garnered back to back critical acclaim and success in the box office.
In the future to come, we will see more of her, and we are sure she would not disappoint us with her wonderful personality.
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