Anna Faris is one of the most sought-after comedic actors of our times. The actress, who started her career with small roles in 1996, went on to feature in a number of hit films over the years.
Apart from films, the Faris is also frequently seen in several television shows. During her long career, Faris has also been able to generate a generous amount of wealth. Here is everything we know about her net worth and earnings.
Anna Faris Net Worth
As per the website Celebrity Net Worth, Anna Faris has a net worth of $30 million. Most of these earnings have come from her illustrious film and television career. Apart from being an actress, Faris also had her own podcast and authored a memoir that went on to become a New York Times Best Seller.
The actress was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to sociology professor Jack and special education teacher Karen. The family shifted to Washington, where her father started at the University of Washington when Faris was six. She attended the Edmonds-Woodway High School and got a degree in English literature from the University of Washington in 1999.
Along the way, she started performing with a Seattle repertory company. Her parents encouraged her to pursue a career in acting; however, Faris revealed that she ‘never really thought [she] wanted to become a movie star’ and was acting ‘just to make some extra money.’
Film and Television Career
After some brief appearances in television shows and films, Faris shot to fame with the horror-comedy parody Scary Movie in 2000. The film was a success, and the actress was nominated for the Breakthrough Female Performance award at the 2001 MTV Movie Awards.
She then reprised her role in the film’s sequels, Scary Movie 2 (2001), Scary Movie 3 (2003), and Scary Movie 4 (2006). The film series cemented her as a comedy actress, and she got to star in The Hot Chick, Lost in Translation, The House Bunny, Observe and Report, Take Me Home Tonight, The Dictator, and Overboard.
In 2013, she was cast in the lead role of Christy in CBS’ Mom. Faris continued to be a part of the show till its seventh season in 2020 and featured in 122 episodes in total. She was initially paid $125,000 per episode, which was later raised to $200,000.
In 2017, she launched a free-form advice podcast, Unqualified. The same year, she published her book with the same name, which was received well by critics and readers. The memoir became one of the ‘top 20 blockbuster books of autumn’ on Amazon that year.
Divorce Settlement and Property Investments
Faris married actor Ben Indra in 2004 after meeting him on the sets of their 1999 film Lovers Lane. She, however, filed for divorce in 2007. The case was settled in February 2008, and Faris was ordered to pay Indra $900,000 in the settlement. She also had to pay him property and acting royalties.
In 2007, she started dating actor Chris Pratt. The two got married in 2009 but announced their separation in 2017. Their divorce was settled a year later. In 2021, Faris tied the knot with cinematographer Michael Barrett.
Pratt and Faris bought a Hollywood Hills house for $3.3 million in 2014. The property, spread over 4,700-square-foot, featured arched doorways, a spa-like steam room, and four bedrooms. The two listed the home for nearly $5 million during their divorce proceedings in 2018. The house was sold in September 2020 for $4.75 million.
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