Anne Hathaway | Transformation From 2 To 36 Years Old
Nick Name: Annie
Birthday: November 12, 1982
Famous: Philanthropists College Dropouts
Sun sign: Scorpio
Age: 36 Years, 36 Year Old Females
Also Known As: Anne Jacqueline Hathaway
Born In: Brooklyn
Famous As: Actress
Height: 1.73 M
Spouse/Ex-: Adam Shulman
Father: Gerald Hathaway
Mother: Kate McCauley Hathaway
Siblings: Michael Hathaway, Thomas Hathaway
Children: Jonathan Rosebanks Shulman
Diseases & Disabilities: Depression
Net Worth: $38 Million
Anne Hathaway is a multiple award winning American actress, singer and producer. She has acted in several prominent films like ‘The Princess Diaries’, ‘The Devil Wears Prada’, and ‘Becoming Jane’. Born as the daughter of an actress, Anne was exposed to the nuances of acting from a young age. Inspired by her mother, she became interested in acting as a little girl of three. A confident and talented girl, she announced her intention of pursuing an acting career to her parents when she was just eight! As a teenager she started appearing in some commercials and became the first teenager to be ever admitted to the New York City-based Barrow Group's prestigious acting program. She appeared in several stage productions while attending middle school and made her professional acting debut on television as a high school student. Eventually she ventured into films and gained mainstream prominence with her role in the Disney film ‘The Princess Diaries’. Tall, pretty and talented, she soon became a much sought after actress who earned acclaim for her poignant and powerful performances. The winner of several prestigious acting awards, she is also a skilled singer and voice actor. She is an LGBT activist and a strong supporter of same-sex marriages
Childhood & Early Life
Anne Hathaway was born on November 12, 1982, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. to Kathleen Ann "Kate" and Gerald Thomas Hathaway. Her father is a lawyer while her mother is a former stage actress. She has two brothers.
Young Anne loved to watch her mother perform and was inspired to become an actress herself. She was just eight years old when she told her parents of her future plans. She also contemplated becoming a nun for a while though she later ditched the idea.
She was a confident child blessed with a good voice. After receiving her primary education from Brooklyn Heights Montessori School and Wyoming Elementary School, she enrolled at Millburn High School where she became active in stage productions.
She studied at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, before transferring to New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study. She also studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and became the first teenager to be admitted into The Barrow Group Theater Company's acting program.
Anne Hathaway got her first big break when she was cast as Meghan in the television series ‘Get Real’ in 1999. Even though the series lasted only one season, she got noticed for her performance.
In 2001, she was cast in the lead role of Mia Thermopolis in the Disney production’s comedy film ‘The Princess Diaries’, based on Meg Cabot's 2000 novel of the same name. The movie became a big hit and peaked at #3 in the box office. She went on to appear in the movie’s sequel, ‘The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement’, in 2004.
During the initial years of her career she appeared in a number of family-oriented films like ‘Nicholas Nickleby’ (2002) and ‘Ella Enchanted’ (2004) and became known as a children’s role model. However, the talented actress wanted to avoid being typecast and started taking up more mature roles.
In 2005, she starred in the romantic drama film ‘Brokeback Mountain’ which deals with the complex emotional and sexual relationship between two men. Anne Hathaway portrayed the role of Lureen, a wife whose husband is in love with a man.
Another one of her acclaimed roles came in 2007 when she played Jane Austen in the historical biographical film ‘Becoming Jane’. The movie depicts the complicated love story between Jane and Thomas Langlois Lefroy.
In 2008 she played Kym, a young woman undergoing rehab for drug addiction in the drama film, ‘Rachel Getting Married’. Her role was an emotionally intense one and she was praised for her performance which also earned her several awards and nominations.
She played a poor factory worker who struggles to raise a child in the period drama ‘Les Misérables’, in 2012. The film was a critical as well as a commercial success and Hathaway was especially appreciated for her performance.
Some of her more recent films are ‘Don Jon’ (2013), ‘Song One’ (2014), ‘Rio 2’ (2014) and ‘Interstellar’ (2014).