Mara Wilson is a writer and former actress from the United States of America. She gained huge recognition as a child actress such as her roles in “Mrs. Doubtfire” as Natalie Hillard and as Susan Walker in “Miracle on 34th Street”. You may explore the life, career and net worth of Mara Wilson in 2018 below.
Early Life & Biography:
The talented Mara Elizabeth Wilson was born in Burbank city in LA in California, United States, on July 24, 1987. Her father Michael Wilson worked in the TV industry as a broadcast engineer, and her mother Suzie Wilson was responsible for building and managing the family home, but she passed away in 1996 because of cancer. Following her mother’s death, Mara Wilson had some hard time at acting as she once said that she lost some of the passion back then.
Mara Wilson was probably grown and raised in California. She attended the Idyllwild Arts Academy and later went to The New York University Tisch School of the Arts graduating in 2009. Mara Wilson has one sister and three brothers, Anna Wilson, Daniel Ben Wilson, Joel Wilson, and Jonathan Wilson.
Mara Wilson came out to the public once saying that she is a bisexual. She has never been married, and there’s not much information on her dating history. However, Mara Wilson has mentioned the singer-songwriter Janelle Monáe several times which means that she might be her crush.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Mara Wilson’s parents didn’t agree at the start she becomes an actress, but they later did. She appeared in a few commercials at the beginning of her career when she was a child including ones for the Bank of America, for the food company Lunchables and the department stores Marshalls.
Mara Wilson made her debut acting work in the comedy-drama movie “Mrs. Doubtfire”. In 1995, she performed at the Academy Awards a song titled “Make ‘Em Laugh” along with Kathy Najimy and Tim Curry.
Mara Wilson’s work as a writer began with writing an article on the humor website Cracked.com, and since then she has been working for a non-profit organization called Publicolor which is located in New York. She has stated that her work will be in writing and that her acting work has ended.
Mara Wilson has a few awards wins and nominations in her credit. Her wins including a ShoWest Award, a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actress and a YoungStar Award for Best Performance by a Young Actress in a Comedy Film. Mara Wilson has also recently won the Shorty Award for Best Author.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The American writer and former actress Mara Wilson has an estimated net worth of around $1 million. She made her hundreds of thousands from acting in movies and series and from her work as a writer. Mara Wilson’s movies grossed millions at the box office.
Mara Wilson is a very talented writer who also left a great touch in the acting industry during her child acting days. She has only 19 credited acting roles in movies and series, but she said that her acting days have ended. Mara Wilson’s book “Where Am I Now? True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame” received many positive reviews and she’s expected to achieve more success in the writing sector in the future.