Beautiful in appearance and in deeds, Anna Faris is also known for her versatility as a producer, model, actress, comedian, author, and podcaster. The beautiful American is also an occasional singer but she is best known for her role in the horror comedy film Scary Movie.
Anna’s voice in productions like Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip also played a role in the successes she has been enjoying. While Anna is busy with her career, her personal life has remained a subject of public interest. Here is all you need to know about the actress and her personal life.
Who Is Anna Faris?
Born on the 29th of November and in the year 1976, Anna Faris is the daughter of a sociology professor and a one-time vice president of internal communication at the Washington University, Jack Faris. Her mother Karen Faris had her in the city of Baltimore, Maryland. While Anna is a citizen of the United States of America, she is of mixed heritage – German, English, Scottish, French, Dutch, and Welsh.
As for her education, Faris went to Edmonds-Woodway High School and graduated in 1994. She went further to the University of Washington where she obtained a degree in English literature. Being supportive of her love for acting, Faris’ parents enrolled her in a kids drama class, then she was only six years. She eventually became an actress at the age of twenty-two when she starred in Scary Movie.
With her acting career spanning over two decades, Anna Faris has become a public figure following her roles in over fifty films including Yogi Bear, The Hot Chick, Just Friends, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, The Emoji Movie, and Overboard. She even featured in the 2003 comedy-drama Lost in Translation which earned four IFP Independent Spirit Awards and $119.7 million at the box office. Pursuing her acting dreams, she also gets herself busy as a producer, singer, and as a writer.
Anna’s Husband, Son, and Divorce From Chris Pratt
Aside from being known for her rich career, Anna Faris is also popular for her relationships with celebrity actors. She was first married to actor Ben Indra whom she met while playing a role in the 1999 indie film Lovers Lane. They got married in June 2004 but their marriage only lasted for about three years.
In 2007, the two divorced citing irreconcilable differences. The divorce was finalized with Anna paying Indra $900,000. Not long after Anna finalized her divorce with Indra, she met another actor Chris Pratt. The two met in Los Angeles, at a table read for the film Take Me Home Tonight. They started dating around mid-2008 and a year later, they became husband and wife after they tied the knot on July 9, 2009, in Bali, Indonesia. In 2012, the couple was blessed with a son they named Jack.
Unfortunately, Anna announced her plans to get a divorce from Pratt on August 6, 2017, and by December 1, 2017, their divorce papers were finalized. Even though Anna and her three-year-younger ex-husband could not give exact reasons for their separation, an unknown source revealed that their separation was based on their inability to reconcile their differences on career success and public attention. It was also claimed that Pratt was too religious to such an extent it became an issue.
The marital fallout between Anna and Pratt even got her wondering what purpose marriage was meant to serve. She admitted this in an episode ofArmchair Expert podcast where she questioned the essence of marriage. Anna believes that the only benefit one could get from getting married is earning people’s respect.
Nonetheless, Anna Faris hasn’t given up on love. She is currently dating Michael Barrett, a cinematographer by profession. Although Anna and Pratt are divorced, they are still the best of friends, probably, they are doing this for the sake of their son Jack.
Anna’s mother, Karen Faris is a special education teacher. Like her father, Karen saw to it that Anna reaches her goal of becoming an actress. Anna herself credits her acting successes to her parent who, according to her, were very supportive all the way despite being in the teaching line.
Karen is also the mother of Anna’s older brother Robert who works as a professor of Sociology at the University of Califonia, Davis. Anna’s mother taught at Seaview Elementary School in Edmonds where they relocated to when the actress was just six. During an interview, the multi-talented young American described her parents as being “ultra-liberal” adding that she, with her brother, was raised in a traditional and conservative atmosphere.
Height and Body Measurements
Anna Faris is quite gorgeous in her height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.63). She had a breast implant which according to her, now makes her feel “sexier”. In this fit, Anna’s Breasts-Waist-Hips measures 34-24-34 inches (86-61-86 cm). She also has a pair of blue eyes and blonde hair color.