Anna Paquin Net WorthReal Name: Anna Paquin
Date of Birth: 07/24/1982
Place of Birth: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
2017 Net Worth: $14 Million
Anna Paquin Biography
Anna Paquin was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, in July of 1982. The family moved to New Zealand when Paquin was four. She attended the Raphael House Rudolf Steiner School and loved playing the piano, cello, and violin. She loved swimming, ballet, and downhill skiing. Her parents divorced in 1995 and Paquin and her mother moved to Los Angeles, California where she completed her high school education at Windward School in Los Angeles. She studied at Columbia University for one year but left school to pursue her acting career.
Paquin’s sister read an open audition ad looking for a young girl who played piano. Paquin’s sister, friend, and Paquin decided to try out. At the time, Paquin was 9 years old and her only acting experience had been playing the part of a skunk in a school play. However, the director was impressed with Paquin and choose her from among 5,000 candidates who tried out for the part. Paquin’s performance in The Piano, which was released in 1993, won prizes at film festivals, and earned the 11 year old an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, the second youngest Oscar winner in history. She left acting for a few years, only doing a few commercials, but she returned as a teenager. She has since gone on to do numerous films such as Amistad, She’s All That, the X-Men franchise of films, and The Romantic. She is currently the star of the hit television series True Blood. Paquin and her brother formed a production company called Paquin Films, which has made several movies including the made for TV film, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee in 2006 and Trick ‘r Treat, a horror film released in 2009.
Paquin earns $275,000 per episode of True Blood. She is enjoying her earnings and recently purchased a luxurious mansion on the beach in Malibu, California, for $1.6 million. Paquin has a current net worth of $14 million, which will surely rise as this young actress continues her run of hit series and blockbuster movies.