Anne Hathaway was born on November 12 in 1982 as a daughter of father Gerald and mother, Kate. Her birthplace is Brooklyn, a borough of New York City where his father is a labor attorney, and her mother used to be a former actress. Anne’s maternal grandfather Joe McCauley was WIP (AM) Philadelphia, a commercial all-news radio station licensed to serve Philadelphia. Anne Hathaway’s father, Gerald, is of Irish, French, English, and German ancestry, and her mother Kate is of Irish descent. She has two brothers: Older brother Michael and another is younger brother Thomas, a second child.

Quick Info
Full NameAnne Jacqueline Hathaway
Date of Birth12 November 1982
Birth PlaceBrooklyn, New York
ParentsGerald Hathaway (Father)
Kate Hathaway (Mother)
ProfessionActress, Singer, Voice Actor
Husband Adam Shulman
Age37 years
Height5 ft 8 in
Net WorthUS $35 million

At the age of six, Hathaway’s family decided to move into the Short Hills, an unincorporated community and census-designated place. She spent her childhood and raised there. When she was six years old, Anne Hathaway saw her mother perform in Les Miserable as Fantine, a fictional character in Victor Hugo’s 1862 novel. She positively got influenced by seeing her mother’s performance and became fascinated with the stage. When her parents know about her interest, they didn’t allow her to follow the acting career.

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After knowing about Hathaway, Kate decided to quit her acting to take the care of her daughter and sons. Anne Hathaway got raised as Roman Catholic, so she believed in the strong values, and she wanted to be a nun when she was a child, but her priority will always be for the acting. When Anne was 15 years old, Hathaway knew that her brother Michael was gay to leave the church and stated that her religious beliefs are in process. Later, she went to Brooklyn Height Montessori School and also in Wyoming Elementary School in Millburn.

She got graduated from the school Millburn High School where she used to play soccer and participated in many plays like “Once Upon a Mattress,” which is a musical comedy with music by Mary Rodgers, where she presented Winnifred. After that, Anne Hathaway played a role in the play “Jane Eyre,” a novel by English writer Charlotte Bronte and “Gigi” is a famous play written by Anita Loos. In 1993, Anne joined the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and she became the first teenager who attends The Barrow Group Theater Company’s acting program.

Anne Hathaway studied several semesters as an English major and political science minor in the college Vassar, a private, coeducational, liberal arts college in Poughkeepsie, New York. She was transferring to New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study, a small interdisciplinary college. She had told that if it was not doing acting, then she will be a teacher, either an English teacher or a Psychologist teacher. Anne used to sing a song and used to play in the drama.

Her favorite actress was Judy Garland.  After playing drama from 1998 and 1999 in her school, she got cast in the short-lived Fox television series “Get Real,” an American comedy-drama series, and also played the teenager Meghan Green. Despite having success in her early life, she was suffering from depression and anxiety, but in 2008 she stated that she has had overcome it. Anne Hathaway lost the first college semester while debuting for the movie “The Princess Diaries” in 2001.

She has no regrets that she lost her semester and not graduated and had not finished her degree; for her, she loved being with the people who were trying hard to grow up.

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Hathaway gets success with her leading role comedy movie “The Princess Diaries” and the adventure drama “The Other Side of Heaven,” where both were the Disney movie from 2001. Later that, she auditioned for the film “Princess Diaries,” where director Garry Marshall had initially selected Liv Tyler for the role, but her granddaughter suggested Hathaway. Later the movie had got a huge success, grossing $165 million all over the world.

After in 2005, Anne Hathaway played a role in the movies like “Havoc” which is an American crime drama, and in the film “Brokeback Mountain” which is a romantic drama film directed by Ang Lee and produced by Diana Ossana and James Schamus where her transition to an adult role. In 2006 she got the position in the movie “The Devil Wears Prada,” an American comedy-drama film directed by David Frankel and produced by Wendy Finerman. She played an assistant to a fashion magazine editor was became her most significant commercial success at that time.

After having success in her previous movie, Anne Hathaway played in another film, “Rachel Getting,” where she played a recovering alcoholic in 2008, where she got nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress. Besides, she played a more successful romantic movie like “Bride Wars,” which was released in 2009 and directed by Gary Winick and written by Greg DePaul, June Diane Raphael, and Casey Wilson. After that, Anne Hathaway played in romantic films like “Valentines’s Day,” which got released in 2010, “Love & Other Drugs,” and the Fantasy film Alice in Wonderland in 2010, received huge success.

Furthermore, in 2012, Hathaway played the role of Selina Kyle, a fictional character created by Bill Finger and Bob Kan, where the movie “The Dark Knight Rises” was her highest-grossing film and also in the final installment in “The Dark Knight trilogy.” In the same year, she played the movie “Fantine,” which is about a prostitute who was died because of tuberculosis. Later, Anne Hathaway was in the film “Les Miserable,” which was an epic historical period musical film directed by Tom Hooper. From that movie, she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

In the year 2014, she played her role is the movie “Interstellar,” which is an epic science fiction film directed, co-written, and produced by Christopher Nolan. After, she played in the comedy movie “The Intern,” where she was the owner of an online fashion site with a comedy character. Later she had been as a haughty actress in the movie “Ocean’s 8” in 2018. She also provided her voice in the animated sitcom “The Simson,” in which she won an Emmy Award for her voice.

With a successful filmy career, Anne Hathaway was also good from her soul, where she supports many Charities and causes and the board member of the Lollipop Theatre Network. This Theatre is an organization that helps to brings films to sick children in hospitals and supports gender equality as a UN Women goodwill ambassador.

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Hathaway started her romantic relationship with an Italian real estate developer Raffaello Follieri in 2004. But after, Raffaello Follieri got arrested on doing fraud work. So, in 2012, September 29, she married an actor and businessman, Adam Shulman. In 2016 March 24, she gave birth to their first child Jonathan Rosebanks Shulman and again gave birth to their second child in November 2019 and named Jack Shulman. Later, they end their relationship, which made her start smoking to decline her stress.



Hathaway’s height is approximately 5 feet 8 inches, and her weight is 55 kg with the figure 34-25-35.



The expected net worth of Anne Hathaway is a solid 35 million.