Anne Hathway - Updated Jun 2024

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Anne Hathway

Anne Hathway is a renowned American actress and television host. Anne Hathway is famous for her roles in movies like ‘The Princess Diaries(2001)’,’ The Dark Knight Rises (2012),  ‘Dark Waters (2019)’ ‘Les Miserables (2013)’ and the English language-based animated movie ‘The Cat Returns’.

Early Life

Her full name is Anne Jacqueline Hathway. She was born on November 12, 1982 (41 years old), in Brooklyn New York, United States. She was named after the wife of great William Shakespeare. Likewise, her father is Gerald Hathway and is a labor attorney and her mother is Kate McCauley Hathway and is a former actress.

Talking about siblings she has two of them Michale Hathway(elder) and Thomas Hathway(Younger). She grew up in Millburn, New Jersey. She became the first teenager to be adopted by The Barrow Group. Hathway is of American nationality and mixed (Irish-French) Ethnicity.

Similarly, she has had an interest in acting from the age of three and later on persuaded the same field as her career option.

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Caption: Anne Hathway posing for a photo with her mother (Source: Instagram)


Hathway completed her schooling at Millburn High School. Then, she attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 1993. Likewise, she majored in English and Political Science minor from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York before transferring to New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study. 

Professional life

 Anne Hathway is an American Actress by Profession. She began her acting career at the age of three. Her mother was a former actress, and she started her acting career getting inspired by her mother’s work. As a teenager, she appeared in the television series Get Real (1999-2000).

She made a debut in Hollywood as an actress through the Disney Comedy The Princess Diaries (2001)’. Her first commercial breakthrough movie is The Devil Wears Prada(2006). She portrayed the role of an assistant to a fashion magazine editor in the movie.

Likewise, she became popular for her performance in the movie Les Miserables (2013), and also she was able to grab an Oscar for the best performance in a supporting role. Her other successful movies are Love Sex and Drug(2010), Bride Wars (2009), The Intern(2015) Alice in Wonderland (2010)The Hustle(2019), and Rachel Getting Married (2008). Her highest-grosser movie is The Dark Knight Rises; where she portrayed the role of Selina Kyle, a Catwoman.

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Caption: Anne Hathway on her first film role with co-star
(Source: Instagram)

Activism and Political Work

The multitalented and award-winning actress became a UN Women Goodwill Ambassador in 2016. She is a strong supporter of women’s rights and a supporter of their voices. Previously she has worked as an advocate for the Nike Foundation to raise awareness against child marriage. She strongly believes in inequality between men and women and becomes the voice for the voiceless. Likewise, she has also supported Lollipop Theater Network. A non-profit organization that provides facilities for screening new movies for sick children who are unable to leave the hospital.

Hathway has also been a spokesperson at The Human Rights Champaign Gala; One of the biggest LGBTQ communities. Her advocacy continued when she teamed up with the World Bank Nike Foundation for ‘The Girl Effect’ which focuses on helping the girls of Asia, Africa, and the Middle East to promote better and quality education. She is truly a Humanitarian and social activist who selflessly makes an effort to change society and help the people for good.

Awards and Nominations

Talking about awards and nominations; She is an Oscar-winning American actress. Moreover, she won the Oscar for Best supporting Actress for Les Miserables. Likewise, the actress won the Critics’ Choice Movie award, Teen Choice Award BTFTA award, Golden Globe Award, and Academy Award throughout her career through her breathtaking career in the movies.

Anne Hathway – Net worth 2024

Anne Hathway is one of the highest-paid Hollywood actresses in the year 2015. Likewise, she is one of the leading actresses in today’s generation. She has a net worth of about $80 million.

Relationship status

Anne Hathway married Adam Shulman for about nine years. Adam is a successful American actor, Producer, and Jewelry Designer. Likewise, he also co-owns a jewelry brand called James Banks Design. She has 2 children named Jonathan Rosebanks Shulman born in 2016(age 5 years) and Jack Shulman born in 2019(2 years).


Her new role in the new film adaptation of the Roald Dahl book The Witcher has created quite a buzz in the city. She portrayed the role of The Grand High Witch as having three fingers which are similar to a condition called ectrodactyly. which offended the viewers as the disability was been dragged out. Regarding this, the actress has taken an Instagram post to apologize to all the people and the community as well.

Anne Hathway – Body measurements

Anne Hathway is a beautiful woman with a perfect body. Similarly, she has a height of 5 ft and 8 inches (1.73m) and her weight is about (121lbs). Other body measurement includes 34-25-35 inches or 86-64-89 cm.

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Caption: Anne posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

Anne Hathway – Social media

With their tremendous mark in the Hollywood world, she can capture the hearts of millions of people. Moreover, she has a huge fan following all around the world. She has 21M followers on Instagram, 30.3k followers on Twitter, and 11M followers on Facebook.