Maya Hawke Biography

Maya Ray Thurman Hawke is an American actress and model from New York, United States. She is known for appearing in the third season of Netflix’s science-fiction horror Stranger Things in 2019.

Early life

Maya Ray Thurman Hawke was born on July 8, 1998, in New York City, New York, the United States to mother Uma Thurman and father Ethan Hawke, both of them are very well-known personalities in the industry. However, in 2005 they were divorced. She has one brother named Levon Thurman Hawke and three half-sisters named Clementine Hawke, Indiana Hawke, and Luna Thurman-Busson. Almost everyone in her family has been a renowned personality. Maya attended a private school in Brooklyn, Saint Ann’s School. Later she did summer studies at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London and finally attended Juilliard School for performing arts. However, she dropped out as she was accepted for a role in Little Women.

Maya Hawke Career

While she was doing her studies in performing arts at Juilliard School, she had to drop out of the school after one year as she accepted her role in the television miniseries Little Women as Jo March in 2017. She was chosen to play the main role of The Little Mermaid but due to some conflict, she dropped from the movie. The same year she also started off her modeling career and worked for Vogue in the beginning and later was featured as the face of AllSaints 2016-2017 collection. In 2018 she played the role of Romy in the American thriller film Ladyworld.

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In 2019, Maya Hawke appeared in the comedy-drama film “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” directed by Quentin Tarantino as Flower Child. she worked on the same set as Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt. Her major career breakthrough was seen she played the role of Robin Buckley in the third season of Stranger Things. Her role was one of the leads and Maya was widely appreciated for her outshining performance. In August 2019, she released her first two singles named To Love a Boy and Stay Open. Maya also did her first solo live performance following the song’s release.

Stranger Things

The very same year, Maya was nominated and awarded for the Best Supporting Actress in Streaming Presentation at the 45th Saturn Awards for her role in Stranger Things. She was also nominated at the 26th Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in Stranger Things. subsequently, she was seen in the film Human Capita as Shannon and in the television miniseries The Good Lord Bird as Annie Brown. In 2020 she released her song, Coverage on April 22, and then on August 22, 2020, released her debut studio album Blush. Currently, she is started in the film Mainstream which is set to be released soon and is in production.

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Maya Hawke Biography

Real Name Maya Ray Thurman-Hawke
Birth Date 8 July 1998
Age (as of 2022) 23 Years
Birth Place New York City, New York, U.S.
Nationality American, Model
Profession Actress
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Cancer

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimetres – 174 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 54 kg  –  in Pounds –  119 lbs
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Slim


Father Ethan Hawke
Mother Uma Thurman
Sister Luna Thurman-Busson
Brother Levon Roan Thurman-Hawke


School Saint Ann’s School
College Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, Stella Adler Studio of Acting

Relationship Status

Marital Status in Relation
Affair Yes
Boyfriend Gus Wenner

Personal life

Maya was recently spotted getting comfortable with actor Tom Sturridge as they were captured enjoying beach time in Hamptons. But both of them have not responded to the rumors. Maya has also been seen with Gus Wenner, as both of them are always sharing each other’s pictures on Instagram.

Maya Hawke Net worth

As of 2022, her net worth is estimated to be around $3 million US Dollars. Her source of income is from as an actress since 2017, modeling for brands and agencies, and being a singer. Apart from this, Maya was born into a millionaire family, her mother has a net worth of $45 million whereas her father’s net worth is $55 million.

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  • Her grandparents were Buddhist Scholar Robert A. F. Thurman and model Baroness Nena von Schlebrügge.
  • As a model, she has starred in many brands and did a commercial for Calvin Klein.
  • Maya uploads her singles on her YouTube channel with 53k subscribers.
  • She is also active on Instagram with 3.6 million followers and on Twitter with 35.5k Followers.

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