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Anna Hillinger


Anna Hillinger is a Young Adult Author and celebrity wife from the United States. Anna Hillinger writes on young adult topics and rose to prominence after publishing her novel “Learning Not to Drown” in 2014.

Early Life

Anna Hillinger was born in Los Angeles, California, United States, on 7 November 1977. According to the astrological chart,  her birth sign is Scorpio and she is currently 46 years old as of 2024. She is Caucasian and holds a US nationality.

She was born to Zita Marie Hillingerand and William Rober Hillinger. Since her childhood, she has been passionate about writing. She used to read stories while climbing trees.

There is not much information available regarding her childhood life and it seems she prefers to be quite private and avoid any media attention when it comes to her personal life.  Similarly, it is also unknown whether she has any siblings or not.

Caption: Anna Hil Linger’s childhood photo (Source: Instagram)


In terms of her academics, she attended a local community high school. Later, she earned her bachelor’s in communication studies from Long Beach State.

After college, she worked in music Public Relations for several years and eventually discovered a love of writing for young adults.

Professional Career

During her high school days, Anna Hillinger participated as the editor of her high school newspaper. Moreover, she stepped into writing professionally when she published her novel titled “Learning Not to Drown” in the year 2014.

Caption: The cover page of her book, Learning Not to Drown (Source: PangoBooks)

The book is about a young girl and shows her struggle to preserve her own identity with her dysfunctional family. Meanwhile, she also has written several poems and children’s stories.

Aside from being a writer, she is also a motivational speaker. The writer has been in several seminars and other events. Additionally, she is also known as the wife of an American musician, rapper, singer-songwriter, and record producer; Mike Shinoda

Mike Shinoda

Mike Shinoda is a multi-talented musician, singer, rapper, songwriter, and record producer from the United States. In 1996, he co-founded the rock band Linkin Park and is the band’s co-lead vocalist as well as rhythm guitarist, keyboardist, primary songwriter, and producer.

He is also a co-founder of Machine Shop Records, a record company located in California. Moreover, he is also an artist and graphic designer outside of music. Additionally, he also created a hip-hop-driven side project, Fort Minor, in 2004.

Caption: Mike Shinoda playing guitar in the concert (Source: Earn The Necklace)

Moreover, he has created various works of art, some of which are on display at the Japanese-American National Museum. He released his debut solo album “Post Traumatic” in 2018, which contains 18 songs on his experiences following Chester Bennington’s death.

Anna Hillinger – Net Worth 2024

As of 2023, Hillinger’s net worth is estimated at around $500k while her annual salary and income are yet to be under review at the moment. On the other hand, her husband’s net worth is estimated at around $65 million.

Relationship Status

On the 10th of May 2003, Anna Hillinger exchanged vows with musician, rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and graphic designer; Mike Shinoda. Mike is the co-founding member of a band named “Linkin Park.” With the marriage, the couple has been blessed with three kids whose names are not yet public.

Caption: Anna Hillinger with her family (Source: Married Wiki)

This American author has kept herself away from controversy and scandals. Meanwhile, she has managed a clean profile and is focused on her personal and professional career.

Body Measurements

Caption: Anna Hillinger with her husband attending a program (Source: BFA.COM)

Looking at her appearance, she has brown eyes dark brown hair color, and a fair skin complexion. However, her body features such as height, weight, dress size, shoe size, and many others are still missing on online websites.

Anna Hillinger – Social Media

On her Instagram page ‘@annashinoda’ there are over 81.8k followers. Likewise, there are over 67.9k followers on her Twitter page ‘@AnnaShinoda’ and over 7.7k followers on her Facebook page.