Mia Wasikowska is an Australian actress who is well known for her role in the HBO television series In Treatment. She was born on October 25, 1989 in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. Her mother, Marzena Wasikowska, is a Polish-born photographer, while her father, John Reid, is an Australian photographer and collagist. She has an older sister named Jess, and a younger brother named Kai. She attended Cook Primary School, Ainslie Primary School and Canberra High School, and Karabar High School in Queanbeyan, which neighbours Canberra.
In 2004, Mia appeared on the Australian soap All Saints. That was her first acting role in a two-episode stint. Mia was 15 when she landed the role of Lilya in the Australian film Suburban Mayhem. She received a nomination for the Young Actors AFI Award. Mia has appeared in various short films. Her first short film was Lens Love Story in which she had no dialogue. Another short film I Love Sarah Jane, premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.
Her first big break came in the United States when she appeared in HBO’s drama In Treatment. She played the role of Sophie, a suicidal gymnast and for her role in In Treatment received an Australian in Film Breakthrough Award. Mia was cast in Tim Burton’s version of Alice in Wonderland alongside Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter and Anne Hathaway. She portrayed a nineteen year old Alice returning to Wonderland for the first time in over a decade after fleeing from an unwanted marriage proposal. Alice in Wonderland was amongst the highest grossing films of 2010. She reprised her role as Alice in the fantasy film Alice Through the Looking Glass.
Mia played the titular character in Cary Fukunaga’s adaptation of Jane Eyre. She starred opposite Michael Fassbender. In the movie Restless, she played the role of a terminally ill sixteen year old, which required her to chop her long hair. Along with acting, Mia has also appeared in Miu Miu’s spring 2012 fashion campaign. She was featured on the cover panel of Vanity Fair Hollywood Issue. Mia added one more feather on her hat by making directorial debut on a segment of a film adaptation of The Turning, a collection of short stories by Australian author Tim Winton. Also, she appeared in the Netflix psychological thriller The Devil All The Time as Helen Hatton.
Mia Wasikowska Biography
|Real Name||Mia Wasikowska|
|Birth Date||25 October 1989|
|Birth Place||Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 4” – in Centimetres – 162.5 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 52 kg – in Pounds – 114 lbs|
|Bra (Breast) Size||32A|
|Shoe Size||7 (U.S.)|
|School||Cook Primary School and Ainslie Primary School|
|College||Canberra High School, Karabar High School|
Mia Wasikowska Relationship Status
|Marital Status||in Relation|
|Is she a lesbian?||No|
|Favourite Book||Neapolitan novels by Elena Ferrante|
|Favourite Movie||Home Alone|
|Designers||Rodarte, Miu Miu, Comme des Garçon|
Mia began studying ballet with Jackie Hallahan at the Canberra Dance Development Centre. She dreamed of becoming a professional ballerina. At an early age, she had been exposed to European and Australian cinema particularly Krzysztof Kieślowski’s Three Colours trilogy and Gillian Armstrong’s My Brilliant Career. Mia was inspired to try her luck in acting after watching Holly Hunter in The Piano and Gena Rowlands in A Woman Under The Influence.
Mia is an avid photographer. While filming for Jane Eyre, she clicked an on-set image, featuring Fukunaga and Jane Eyre co-star Jamie Bell. It was selected as a finalist in the 2011 National Photographic Portrait Prize hosted by Australia’s National Portrait Gallery. Mia resides in Bronte, New South Wales. She was in a relationship with Jesse Eisenberg, her co-star in The Double, from 2013 to 2015.
Mia Wasikowska Net worth
Being a star, it is obvious that so many global brands would like to hire her for their promotions. She has featured quite a lot on cover pages of several popular fashion magazines. As of 2020, Mia’s net worth is estimated to be around $8 million. Although, these numbers are speculated based on available reports on the Internet. Thus, actual wealth and fortune of her might be differed from original sources.