About Anna Paquin

Anna Helene Paquin, shortly known as Anna Paquin, is a famous Canadian actress for her role in the “X-Men” franchise and “The Piano.” For the latter part, she won the Academy Awards at the age of just 11 years, making her the second-youngest winner of Oscar. She has worked in multiple other movies and shows.

Quick Info
Full NameAnna Helene Paquin
Birth Date24 July 1982
Birth PlaceWinnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Parent(s)Brain Paquin
Mary Paquin
HusbandStephen Moyer
Net Worth14 million dollars.

Early Life

Anna Paquin was born on 24 July 1982. She was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Paquin was born as the youngest child of Mary Paquin and Brain Paquin. Her father, Brain Paquin, was a high school Physical Education teacher from Canada, while her mother, Mary Paquin, was an English teacher and was from Wellington, New Zealand. Anna’s older brother Andrew Paquin is a director, and her older sister Katya Paquin is currently with Russel Norman, the co-leader of the Green Party of New Zealand.

Even though Anna was born in Canada, they moved to New Zealand when Anna was only 4 years old. In New Zealand, Anna studied at Raphael House Rudolf Steiner School until she was 9 years old and then transferred to Hutt Intermediate School from 1994 to 1995. But she moved to the United States with her mother after her parents divorced in 1995. In the US, Anna Paquin completed her high school at Windward School, located in Los Angeles. After completing her high school, she attended Columbia University but soon dropped out after one year to focus on her acting career.

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Anna Paquin started acting when she was just nine years old. When her sister and friends auditioned for the main role in the film ‘The Piano,’ she got excited and went for an audition with her sister. Impressed by her acting, the director ‘Jane Campion’ selected her for the role. She had little to no experience at all. Anna portrayed ‘Flora McGrath’ in the film ‘The Piano’ released in 1993.

The film was a big success and loved by a wide circle of the public. The movie won many awards, and in 1994, the 11-year-old Anna won the ‘Academy Award’ for the category of ‘Best Supporting Actress, ’ making her the second-youngest ever to win ‘Oscars.’ She earned fame at a very early age, which was totally unexpected by Paquin and her family. Her family rejected many movies offers after that because they didn’t plan anything on her acting career.

Later, she played in advertisements for a phone company, and she made appearances in the feature film sector after 3 years of gap. In 1996, she played the role of young ‘Jane Eyre’ in the romantic film ‘Jane Eyre.’ The same year she starred in the family drama film ‘Fly Away Home.’ In 1997, Anna played in the film ‘Amistad’ and appeared in the TV film ‘The Member of the Wedding.’ In 1998, Paquin starred in the film ‘Hurlyburly’ and voiced the character ‘Sheeta’ in the English dub of the animated film ‘Laputa: Castle in the Sky.’ The following year she starred in the films ‘A Walk on the Moon’, ‘She’s All That’ and ‘It’s the Rage.’

Anna PaquinIn the year 2000, Anna Paquin was selected for the role of ‘Marie / Rogue’ in the Marvel comics-based superhero film ‘X-Men.’ She reprised her role in the second, third and fourth sequel of the ‘X-Men’ film series ‘X-2’ in 2003, ‘X-Men: The Last Stand’ in 2006, and ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ in 2014. She received some awards nominations for her role in the film series. Anna has appeared in the films like ‘Almost Famous,’ ‘Buffalo Soldiers,’ ‘Darkness,’ ‘25th Hour’ and ‘The Squid and the Whale’.

In 2007, Paquin executive produced and starred in the romantic comedy film ‘Blue State.’ The following year, Anna was cast in the horror TV series ‘True Blood,’ where she portrayed ‘Sookie Stackhouse.’ She was featured in 80 episodes till 2014. Her role in the series won her the ‘Golden Globe Award,’ ‘Satellite Awards,’ ‘Scream Awards’ for best actress in the TV series category, and she earned many nominations for her role.

In 2013, Anna Paquin produced and starred in the film ‘Free Ride.’ The same year she appeared in 6 episodes of the TV series ‘Susanna.’ She is the executive producer and cast of the 2017 drama series ‘Bellevue.’ The same year, she appeared in episodes of the TV series ‘Alias Grace.’ In 2018, she produced and starred in the film ‘The Parting Glass.’ Anna portrayed ‘Dr. Jean’ in the film ‘Tell It to the Bees’ in 2018.

In 2019, she played in the Oscar-nominated film ‘The Irishman’ portraying ‘Peggy Sheeran.’ She won and got nominations in many awards for the film and her role. The same year she appeared in episodes of the series ‘The Affair.’ Since 2019, she is portraying the role of ‘Robyn’ in the TV series ‘Flack.’ Paquin is also the series’s executive producer.


Personal Life

Anna Paquin is currently married to Stephen Moyer. Stephen Moyer is an English actor who is also Anna’s co-star in the TV series “True Blood.” The couple started dating in the year 2001 when they were filming the series pilot. Anna married Stephen on 21 August 2010, in Malibu, California, at a private residence. The couple has 2 children together.

In the year 2012, Anna gave birth to fraternal twins. She also has a step-son, Billy, and a step-daughter. Anna Paquin came out a bisexual on April 1, 2010, in the public service announcement for the Giving a Damn campaign. Paquin also supports other foundations such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. She announced that she is proud to be a happily married bisexual mother in 2014 via Twitter. 

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Age, Height, Nationality and Other facts

Born on 24 July 1982, Anna Paquin is 38 years old (at writing). Being born in Manitoba, Canada, Anna is Canadian but spent most of her life in the United States. Her mother was from New Zealand, and she belongs to the White race. The Canadian actress stands at 5 feet and 5 inches tall that is 1.65 meters and 165 cm. She weighs about 54 kg, which is 120 lbs. Anna having a slim body build, and her body measurement is 34-25-35 inches. She has a fair complexion with blonde hair and Hazel eyes.

During her childhood, Anna was a very talented girl, and she participated in gymnastics, swimming, and ballet. Anna is bilingual and can speak French and English very fluently. She was placed at 51st place in the 2011 FHM Australia list of “100 Sexiest Women in the World”.


Net Worth

Anna Paquin has been working in the film industry for a long time, and her net worth is estimated to be about 14 million dollars.