Anya Chalotra is an English actress whose acting style has been described as ‘novel’ by many critics and fans. Having only been in the industry for a short time, she has developed what some call a ‘thoroughly inventive’ approach to the acting business because of her adaptability in front of the camera. Over the years, she has won over many fans who consider her as one of the truly beautiful screen goddesses around.
The actress has appeared in a handful of TV series and is now best known for her portrayal of Jennifer Ashman in Wanderlust, a British television series, as well as her appearances in The ABC Murders, a TV mini-series in which she acted as Lily Marbury.
Anya Chalotra Bio & Age
The exact day and month in which Anya Chalotra was born remain elusive, however, we know that she was born in the year 1996 – in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom, a city in central England. She was raised by her parents in Lower Penn, a village in South Staffordshire after her family moved there following her birth.
Little is known about who Anya Chalotra’s parents are. We have, however, found out that both her father and mother were born in India. Apparently, even though Anya is British, she also has deep Indian roots. There are no records to show she has any siblings with whom she spent her childhood in Lower Penn.
Growing up, Anya attended St. Dominic’s Grammar School located in Brewood, Staffordshire. When she graduated from there, she proceeded to attend the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London where her desire for acting was further fired up. She later went on to attend the prestigious London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
She started acting in school
Anya Chalotra began to display her acting talent right from when she was in Guildhall School of Music and Drama. While there, she excitedly took part in many of her school’s theatrical productions, acting on stage and winning the admiration of the audience. She continued her stage performances when she went on to attend the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Her stage work while at these institutions gave her the needed exposure and experience to do more exploits as a budding actress.
She performed in theatres around London
After graduation from school, Anya Chalotra kick-started her career as an actress by putting up performances in plays across different theatres in London. She appeared in many plays, some of which include Great Expectations, Balm in Gilead, The Merchant of Venice, The Crucible, and The Village. Her performance in The Village, a play in which she portrayed a strong-willed Indian teenager, was considered one of her most thrilling projects. She was hailed by The Guardian, a popular newspaper, which described her performance as ‘compelling.’
Her TV credits
After making many appearances in theatres across London, Anya Chalotra decided to give TV a try. She made her debut on TV in 2018 when she was cast as Jennifer Ashman in Wanderlust, a British TV series. The actress practically hit the ground running because her performance in her debut series was hailed by many fans of the show. The same year, she appeared in The ABC Murders, a thriller series in which she played the role of Lily Marbury.
In 2019, Anya scored the role of Robin Loxley in Sherwood, a TV series. She starred in about 10 episodes in the series. The actress got her name on people’s lips when she was cast as Yennefer in The Witcher, a fantasy drama TV series created for Netflix. Her selection for the role in the series was initially criticized by fans because of the age difference between Anya Chalotra and Henry Cavill, her co-star. However, producers later explained that she was the best person for the role and so, was chosen to play it.
There is no doubt that Anya Chalotra has made some money from her work as an actress. She has appeared on stage in different theatrical productions across London and has also starred in different TV series. The actress is expected to have raked in a lot of money from her efforts in providing entertainment for TV lovers.
Her exact net worth at the moment is not very clear but some reports have claimed she is worth between $300,000 to $500,000 dollars. These figures have not been verified. It is expected that soon, official figures revealing her actual net worth will be disclosed.
Anya Chalotra is currently not married yet. However, she used to be in love with Juan F Sánchez, a Honduran writer and journalist. Very little is known about their relationship but it is reported that they have both gone their separate ways. Details are scarce about whether or not she is in a new relationship. Hopefully, more information on this will emerge soon.