Anne Hathaway Biography: Movies, Age, Parents, Net Worth, Partner, Nationality, TV Shows, Siblings, Wiki, Instagram

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Anne Hathaway is a famous American actress who has won many awards and starred in various film genres. She is known for her versatility, charm, and elegance on-screen and off-screen.

She has played roles ranging from a clumsy princess to a dying prostitute, from a cunning cat burglar to a brilliant scientist.

She is one of the highest-paid actresses in the world and one of the most influential people in the entertainment industry.


  • Full name: Anne Jacqueline Hathaway
  • Date of birth: November 12, 1982
  • Age: 41 years old
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of birth: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actress, singer, producer
  • Height: 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
  • Parents: Kate McCauley Hathaway (mother), Gerald T. Hathaway (father)
  • Siblings: Michael Hathaway (older brother), Thomas Hathaway (younger brother)
  • Spouse: Adam Shulman (m. 2012)
  • Children: Jonathan Rosebanks Shulman (son, b. 2016), Jack Shulman (son, b. 2019)
  • Relationship status: Married
  • Net worth: $60 million

Early Life & Education

Anne Hathaway, now 41, was born on November 12, 1982, in Brooklyn, New York, to Kate McCauley Hathaway, an actress, and Gerald T. Hathaway, a lawyer, both originally from Philadelphia.

She is of mostly Irish descent, along with English, German, and French. She was named after Shakespeare’s wife, Anne Hathaway.

She grew up in Millburn, New Jersey, where she attended Millburn High School. She was a good student and participated in many extracurricular activities, such as soccer, choir, and drama club.

She also studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the Barrow Group Theatre Company.

She became interested in acting early, inspired by her mother’s performance as Fantine in Les Misérables. She made her stage debut in 1998, playing the role of Lili in the musical Carnival! At the Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey.

She also appeared in several other plays, such as Jane Eyre, Gigi, and Once Upon a Mattress.

She auditioned for several TV shows and movies but was rejected for being too young or old. She finally landed her first major role 1999, playing Meghan Green in the short-lived Fox series Get Real. She received a Teen Choice Award nomination for her performance.

Personal Life

Anne Hathaway has married Adam Shulman, an actor and businessman, since 2012. They met through a mutual friend in 2008 and started dating shortly after.

They got engaged in 2011 and tied the knot in a private ceremony in Big Sur, California 2012. They have two sons together, Jonathan Rosebanks Shulman, born in 2016, and Jack Shulman, born in 2019. They live in Los Angeles, California.

Before marrying Shulman, Hathaway had a four-year relationship with Italian real estate developer Raffaello Follieri, who was later arrested and convicted for fraud and money laundering in 2008.

Hathaway broke up with him before his arrest and cooperated with the authorities in the investigation. She later said that the experience was “a very dark and sad place” for her and that she learned to be more cautious about trusting people.

Hathaway is a vegan and an animal rights activist. She has adopted several pets, including dogs, cats, and horses. She is also a supporter of several charitable causes, such as the Lollipop Theatre Network, which brings movies to children in hospitals, and UN Women, which advocates for gender equality and women’s empowerment.

She has donated money and time to organizations such as St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, The Trevor Project, and The Creative Coalition.

She has also spoken out on issues such as climate change, LGBTQ+ rights, and sexual harassment.


Anne Hathaway’s career took off in 2001 when she starred as Mia Thermopolis, a clumsy teenager who discovers that she is the heir to the throne of a fictional European country, in the Disney comedy The Princess Diaries.

The film was a huge commercial and critical success, earning over $165 million worldwide and launching Hathaway as a teen idol.

She reprised her role in the 2004 sequel, The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement, which was also a hit. She also lent her voice to The Cat Returns (2002) animated films and Hoodwinked! (2005).

She transitioned to adult roles with the 2005 drama Brokeback Mountain, directed by Ang Lee and co-starring Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal.

She played Lureen Twist, the wife of a gay cowboy, in a supporting role that earned her praise and recognition from critics and audiences.

The film was a critical and commercial success, winning several awards, including three Oscars. She also starred in the comedy The Devil Wears Prada (2006), based on the novel by Lauren Weisberger, in which she played an assistant to a ruthless fashion magazine editor, played by Meryl Streep.

The film was her biggest commercial success, grossing over $326 million worldwide and earning her a Golden Globe nomination.

She continued to explore different genres and roles in the following years, such as a recovering addict in the drama Rachel Getting Married (2008), which earned her  an Oscar nomination for Best Actress, a writer in the comedy Bride Wars (2009), a journalist in the romantic comedy Valentine’s Day (2010), a scientist in the sci-fi thriller The Adjustment Bureau (2011), and a sex therapist in the comedy Love & Other Drugs (2010), for which she won a Satellite Award.

She won her first Oscar in 2013 for playing Fantine, a prostitute dying of tuberculosis, in Les Misérables, based on the novel by Victor Hugo and the stage musical of the same name.

She sang live on set and lost 25 pounds for the role, which critics and audiences widely praised.

She also won a Golden Globe, a BAFTA, and a SAG Award for her performance. She also starred as Selina Kyle, aka Catwoman, in the superhero film The Dark Knight Rises (2012), the final instalment of Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy.

The film was her highest-grossing film, earning over $1 billion worldwide and receiving positive reviews.

She has since played a variety of roles in films such as the sci-fi epic Interstellar (2014), directed by Christopher Nolan and co-starring Matthew McConaughey; the comedy The Intern (2015), co-starring Robert De Niro; the fantasy adventure Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016), reprising her role as the White Queen, the heist comedy Ocean’s 8 (2018), co-starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, and Rihanna, the comedy The Hustle (2019), co-starring Rebel Wilson, and the drama The Last Thing He Wanted (2020), directed by Dee Rees and co-starring Ben Affleck.

She also voiced characters in the animated films Rio (2011), Rio 2 (2014), and The Witches (2020).

She has also ventured into producing, with films such as Song One (2014), Colossal (2016), and The Hustle (2019). She has also appeared on stage in plays such as Twelfth Night (2009), Grounded (2015), and The Children’s Monologues (2017).

She has also hosted events, such as the Academy Awards (2011) with James Franco and the Nobel Peace Prize Concert (2010) with Denzel Washington.

She has also sung for soundtracks, such as Ella Enchanted (2004), Les Misérables (2012), and Song One (2014). She has also won a Primetime Emmy Award for her voice role in the sitcom The Simpsons episode “Once Upon a Time in Springfield” (2010).

She has also starred in the miniseries WeCrashed (2022), based on the podcast of the same name, in which she played Rebekah Neumann, the co-founder and chief brand officer of WeWork.

This company provides shared workspaces and community services. The miniseries, co-starring Jared Leto as Adam Neumann, the co-founder and former CEO of WeWork, chronicled the rise and fall of the company and its founders.

Net Worth

Anne Hathaway is a multi-millionaire with an estimated net worth of around $60 million.

She has earned most of her wealth from her acting career and from producing, singing, and endorsing various brands.


Anne Hathaway has faced controversy and criticism in her career, mostly related to her public image and awards speeches.

Some of her detractors have accused her of being too eager, rehearsed, perfect, or annoying.

She was also mocked for her Oscar acceptance speech in 2013, in which she said, “It came true” and thanked many people, including her co-star Hugh Jackman and her husband Adam Shulman.

She later admitted feeling “very uncomfortable” and “in shock” during the speech and regretted not being more spontaneous and authentic.

She has also been involved in some legal disputes, such as a lawsuit filed by a woman who claimed that Hathaway’s dog bit her in 2016.

The case was settled out of court in 2018. She has also been the victim of hacking and theft, as nude photos of her were leaked online in 2017 as part of a larger celebrity hacking scandal.

She also had her identity stolen by a man who used her name and credit card to buy goods and services in 2018. The man was arrested and sentenced to four years in prison in 2019.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @annehathaway
  • Twitter handle: @AHathawayNews


  • Get Real
  • The Princess Diaries
  • The Cat Returns
  • Ella Enchanted
  • The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement
  • Hoodwinked!
  • -Brokeback Mountain (2005) Lureen Twist
  • The Devil Wears Prada
  • Becoming Jane
  • Rachel Getting Married
  • Bride Wars
  • Valentine’s Day
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Love & Other Drugs
  • Rio
  • One Day
  • The Dark Knight Rises
  • Les Misérables
  • Don Jon
  • Rio 2

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