Mia Wasikowska

Inside Biography

Mia Wasikowska is an Australian actress who was born on 14th October 1989 in Canberra, ACT in Australia. She had started to be known wider to her audience for her critically acclaimed work in In Treatment a television series after starting her career in Australian film and television. She started to be widely known after her work in Alice in Wonderland and in The Kids Are All Right for which she had also won the Breakthrough Actress Award in Hollywood Awards. She had portrayed in Cary Fukunaga’s Jane Eyre and in Restless in 2011. She had also acted in the film Lawless in 2012 and in stoker in 2013.

Early life

She is the daughter of Marzena Wasikowska and John Reid. Her mother is a Polish while her father is an Australian. Her mother is a photographer as well as her father is also a photographer. She was raised in Canberra, Australia. She is the middle child of three children of her parents. She has an older sister named Jess and a younger brother named Kai. She had attended Karabar High School Distance Education Centre in Queanbeyan in Australia. Her family had moved to Szczecin in Poland when she was 8 years old. When she was nine years old she started her training as a ballerina. When she was 13 years old she had started dancing en pointe. At that time her routine was leaving school early afternoon and dance until nine o’clock at night. Her dancing was disturbed by the hurt by her heel. The pa s sion for her dancing had also been hampered because of her poor physique which chooses let her to leave dancing when she was 14 years old. For now she judges ballet and she is working on making her nerves work for her dance. During the same time she had also acted in Australian as well as in European film though she was shy to perform while her school years. After that she became interested acting in films as a result she had contacted twelve Australian talent agencies.


She had started her first acting career in two episodes in an Australian soap All Saints in 2004. She had made her debut in an Australian film Suburban Mayhem in 2006’s when she was 15 years old. For her acting in the film she was nominated for Young Actor’s AFI Award. In the same year she had also acted in a short film named Lens Love Story. After the next year in 2007 she had been acted in a horror film named Rogue. In 2008 she had also appeared in a short film named I Love Sarah Jane. Mia had got her first big role in the United States in a weekly drama named In Treatment when she was 17 years old. She had been casted in an American film named Defiance because her acting in In Treatment. In 2009 she had supporting role in a film named That Evening Sun. For her acting she had been nominated in Independent Spirit Awards in 2009 for Best Supporting Female but unfortunately she lost the award. She had also been casted in the film Alice in Wonderland in July 2008. The film had the highest grossing films of 2010 with $1.03 billion. After the film she also started reading novel. In 2011 she had done a film named Sleeping Beauty. In the same year she had also done a film named The Conspirator. She had also acted in film Albert Nobbs from December 2010 to February 2011. She had made her appearance in Vanity Fair Hollywood Issue for the second time on the front panel. In 2012 she had done a film Lawless as Bertha Minnix. She had also done many other films such as The Turning (2013), Stoker (2013) and Tracks (2013).

She had also won many awards. In 2009 she had won SXSW Film Festival for Special Jury Award- Best Ensemble Cast for That Evening Sun. Similarly next year in 2010 she had won four awards. She had won Hollywood Film Festival for Hollywood Breakthrough Award- Actress of the year, Hollywood Breakthrough Award- Actress of the Year. Australian Film Institute AFI International Award for Best Actress in the same year also she had won the Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie: Fight.

Personal life

She currently resides in Bronte in New South Wales. She is also a pa s sionate photographer. In her spare time she often travels and captures images by her Rolleiflex camera. On 24th February 2011 she had been selected as a finalist in the 2011 National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Her estimated net worth is about $5 million. She is a hot actress and her height is 5 feet 6 inch. She had started dating Jesse Eisenberg in 2013.


by abhishek, 29 May, 2014

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