Anna Faris Net Worth and Salary: Anna Faris is an American actress, comedian, and singer who has a net worth of $30 million. She first came into limelight with the horror-comedy ‘Scary Movie’ (2000) and has since starred in several films as well as the television series ‘Mom’.
Early life and career start: Anna Kay Faris was born on November 29, 1976, in Baltimore, Maryland. Her father, Jack, was a sociology professor and her mother, Karen, a special education teacher. Her parents were both from Seattle, Washington, but lived in Baltimore because of her father’s job; was a professor at Towson University. The family moved back to Washington when she was six and they lived in Edmonds, Washington, where her father worked at the University of Washington and her mother taught at Seaview Elementary School. He has an older brother, Robert. He followed in their father’s footsteps and also became a sociologist and is a professor at the University of California, Davis.
Her parents encouraged her to act from a young age and enrolled her in a community theater class for children when she was six. She made her professional acting debut when she was nine years old in a three-month run of Jeopardy: Memory! at the Seattle Repertory Theatre, for which she was paid $250. Other productions she has been involved with include productions of “To Kill a Mockingbird” at the Village Theater in Issaquah, Washinton and productions of “Heidi” and “Our Town”. She attended Edmonds-Woodway High School where she was in the drama club. While in high school, he appeared in a TV commercial for frozen yogurt and a training video for the Red Robin burger chain. After graduating from high school in 1994, he continued his studies at the University of Washington,
Career: Faris got her breakthrough role in the 2000 horror comedy parody Scary Movie. This film was her first starring credit, as all the projects and productions she had been involved in up to that point were in small or supporting roles. “Scary Movie” was a commercial success, still grossing $278 million worldwide, and she was nominated for the 2001 MTV Movie Awards for Breakthrough Female Performance and Best Kiss. She reprized her role as Cindy Campbell in three sequels: “Scary Movie 2” (2001), “Scary Movie 3” (2003) and “Scary Movie 4” (2006).
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After cementing her status as a comedic actress, several roles followed for Faris, most notably in ‘The Hot Chick’ and “Lost in Translation”. Her small but powerfully comedic performance in “Lost in Translation” helped Faris to appear in other more diverse projects, such as the romantic comedy “Just Friends” and the Oscar-winning drama “Brokeback Mountain” . However, comedies continued to be her bread and butter as she appeared in films like ‘The House Bunny’ (2008), ‘Observe and Report’ (2009), ‘Take Me Home Tonight’ (2011), ‘The Dictator’ (2012) and ‘Overboard’ (2018). In addition to her feature film engagements, Faris has had many voiceover roles in animated films such as “ and “Albin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked” (2011). She also executive produced the romantic comedy What’s Your Number? in 2011.
Beginning in 2013, Faris began starring in a lead role on the CBS sitcom “Mom” . As of January 2019, the series has filmed 122 episodes, which is enough to qualify for syndication. For the first few seasons, her salary per episode was $125,000. Sometime around the third or fourth season, her salary per episode increased to $200,000. Faris’ other television appearances include “King of the Hill,” “Friends,” “Entourage,” “Saturday Night Live” and “The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale.”
Personal life: Faris met actor Ben Indra on the set of the 1999 indie film Lovers Lane. They began dating and married in June 2004 before Faris filed for divorce in April 2007. They finalized their divorce in February 2008 and as part of their divorce settlement Faris had to pay Indra $900,000, in addition to other things like property and acting royalties. While going through a divorce, she chose to undergo plastic surgery and get breast implants, a decision she candidly addressed in her book Unqualified (2017).
She met actor Chris Pratt in 2007 at a table read for the film Take Me Home Tonight (2011), in which she plays love interests to each other’s characters. Soon after meeting, they began dating and married in July 2009 after becoming engaged in late 2008. Together they have a son, Jack, who had to spend a month in intensive care after who was born nine weeks premature in 2012. Faris. and Pratt announced their separation in August 2017, filed for divorce in December 2017, and announced the divorce was final in October 2018.
While working on the film “Overboard”, Faris met cinematographer Michael Barrett. Dating rumors have been circulating since September 2017, but it wasn’t until February 2020, in an appearance on The Late Late Show with James Corden, that Faris publicly confirmed that she was engaged to Barrett.
immobility : In 2014, Pratt and Faris paid $3.3 million for a home in the Hollywood Hills. The seller was Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino. In 2018, they listed the home for $4.995 million. The 4,700-square-foot home features a turreted entry, high beamed ceilings, and arched doors and windows. Rich oak paneling lines the den, which features a speakeasy-style wet bar. A spa-like bathroom with a steam room and custom cabinetry are part of the master suite. There are four bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms.
They finally found a buyer in September 2020 for $4.75 million.
In October 2019, Anna paid just under $5 million for a home in LA’s Pacific Palisades neighborhood.