In today’s post, we will be having a detailed look into the Mom actress we all came to know first with those Scary Movie films, Anna Faris. Here is everything you should know about Anna Faris, her net worth, TV shows, movies, career and family life.
Anna Faris – Family and Early Life
Anna Kay Faris was born on November 29, 1976, in Baltimore, Maryland. She is the second child of Karen Faris, a special education teacher, and Jack Faris, a sociology professor.
Her parents are both Seattle, Washington natives. The family was living in Baltimore at the time of Anna’s birth, but they moved to Edmonds, Washington when Anna turned six.
In interviews, Anna described her parents as “ultra liberal” and that she and her older brother Robert were raised in an “irreligious” but traditional and conservative manner.
When she was six, Anna was enrolled by her parents in a community drama class.
Anna Faris attended Edmonds-Woodway High School where she performed onstage with a repertory company.
She attended the University of Washington and graduated with a degree in English literature in 1999. After graduation, she was set to go to London, but decided to stay in Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting.
Anna Faris – Career Summary
Anna Faris’ decision to stay in Los Angeles was not for nothing. She immediately landed herself a mainstream acting job, playing the lead role of Cindy Campbell in Scary Movie in 2000.
As Scary Movie proved to be a success, the film went on to become a franchise. Anna Faris reprised her role, Cindy Campbell, in Scary Movie 2 (2001), Scary Movie 3 (2003), and Scary Movie 4 (2006).
Before Scary Movie, she had a supporting role in the Sundance Film Festival drama, Eden (1996). She also had a major role in the independent slasher film Lovers Lane (1999).
After Scary Movie, she once again performed in an independent American film that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, May (2002). The film received positive reviews.
In the same year, she starred opposite Rob Schneider and Rachel McAdams in The Hot Chick. In 2003, she was cast “last-minute” in Lost in Translation.
In 2004, she had a recurring role in Friends. She continued to play comedic roles in both TV and films, some of the most notable are her performances in Smiley Face (2007) and The House Bunny (2008).
In 2009, she voiced the character of Sam Sparks in Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs. In the same year, she also lent her voice to one of the chipettes (Jeanette) in Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel.
She continued to reprise her voiced roles in Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011), Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013), and The Road Chip (2015).
In 2013, Anna Faris was cast for the main role in the CBS sitcom series, Mom. As of February 5, 2019, the series was renewed for its 7th and 8th season, with the 7th season already airing.
For the complete list of Anna Faris’ filmography, check out below.
Anna Faris – Net Worth in 2019
As of 2019, American actress and comedian Anna Faris has an estimated net worth of $20 million. Faris is believed to earn somewhere between $125,000 to $200,000 per episode of the ongoing TV series, Mom.
Anna Faris – Personal Life and Relationships
American actress Anna Faris dated actor Ben Indra after they met in the set of Lovers Lane in 1999. They got married in 2004, but Faris filed a divorce in 2007 due to irreconcilable differences.
While her divorce was ongoing and after filming The House Bunny, Anna got breast implants. She said that the decision was not a “career thing” but a “divorce thing”.
In early 2007, Anna Faris met Chris Pratt at the table read for the film Take Me Home Tonight. They started dating and got engaged in 2008.
The two got married on July 9, 2009, in Bali, Indonesia after eloping on a whim. In August 2012, they had their son Jack Pratt, who was born nine weeks premature.
On August 6, 2017, Faris and Pratt announced their separation. On December 1, 2017, they filed for divorce, which was finalized in October 2018.
Anna Faris – Filmography
Eden – 1996
Lovers Lane – 1999
Scary Movie – 2000
Scary Movie 2 – 2001
May – 2002
The Hot Chick – 2002
Winter Break – 2003
Lost in Translation – 2003
Scary Movie 3 – 2003
Southern Belles – 2005
Waiting… – 2005
Brokeback Mountain – 2005
Just Friends – 2005
Scary Movie 4 – 2006
My Super Ex-Girlfriend – 2006
Guilty Hearts – 2006
Smiley Face – 2007
Mama’s Boy – 2007
The House Bunny – 2008
The Spleenectomy – 2008
Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel – 2009
Observe and Report – 2009
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs – 2009
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel – 2009
Yogi Bear – 2010
Take Me Home Tonight – 2011
What’s Your Number? – 2011
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked – 2011
The Dictator – 2012
Movie 43 – 2013
I Give It a Year – 2013
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 – 2013
22 Jump Street – 2014
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip – 2015
Keanu – 2016
The Emoji Movie – 2017
Overboard – 2018
Deception: A Mother’s Secret – 1991
King of the Hill – 2002–2004
Friends – 2004
Blue Skies – 2005
Entourage – 2007
Saturday Night Live – 2008, 2011
Mom – 2013–present
The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale – 2018
Anna Faris – Body Measurements and Other Info
Height – 5 feet 4 ½ inches
Weight – Approximately 54 Kg or 119 lbs
Body measurements – 35-24-34
Age – 43 years
Ethnicity – Caucasian
Nationality – American
Religion – Lutheran
Shoe size – 8 US (38.5 EU)
Dress size – 4 US (36 EU)
Hair color – Blonde
Eye color – Blue
F.A.Q. About Anna Faris
What is Anna Faris known for?
American actress Anna Faris is best known for her comedy performances. She is also a voice actor, producer, podcaster, and author.
Among her most prominent performances are in the Scary Movie franchise and The House Bunny. She also had a recurring role in Friends.
Is Anna Faris in Sing?
Anna Faris can actually sing and she sang for soundtracks of some of her films. However, she is not in the cast of the animated film, Sing.
How much does Anna Faris make per episode?
Currently, Anna Faris is believed to make around $200,000 per episode of the CBS sitcom, Mom.