Anya Chalotra is an English actress, who is best known for portraying the character 'Jennifer Ashman' in British drama-series Wanderlust. But, she got her breakthrough role as Yennefer from Netflix’s action-adventure The Witcher where she features alongside Megha-stars Henry Cavil, Freya Allan and Joey Batey.
Before making a debut in the entertainment industry and making a name for herself, Anya had worked as a theatre actress for a while. She had started performing in theatre plays since her high school years.
The Witcher's Cast Anya Chalotra Wiki: (Age, Height)
Anya celebrates her birthday on 21 July. She was born in1996 in Wolverhampton, England. She enrolled at St. Dominic’s Grammar School in Brewood, Staffordshire. During her school years, she starred in many of her school’s theatrical productions.
After graduating from high school, Anya attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). She has also attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama located in London.
The British actress Anya Chalotra features as a sorceress living in the Vengerberg, Capital city of Aedrin in The Witcher. She plays the role of the true lover of Geralt (played by Henry), a mercenary monster hunter called Witcher and mother figure to Ciri (played by Freya Allan).
Jodhi May is also one of her cast members in the series—she is portraying the character of Queen Calanthe.
Anya Chalotra with the cast of The Witcher Henry Cavil and Freya Allan (Source: techradar.com)
The TV series is based on a book series of famous Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski which was turned into a popular video-games series in 2007. The show has been unofficially pitched as the next hit like the HBO series Game of Thrones.
Career and Movies
Anya began her acting career performing in the theaters in London. She got featured in several acclaimed plays like 'Great Expectations', 'Notoriously Abused', 'Balm in Gilead' and 'The Merchant of Venice'.
Later, Anya made her television debut drama-series Wanderlust in 2018. Since-then the British actress has been grasping new feats of success in her film industry career. Although she is yet to make debut in the movies, she has starred in several acclaimed series like BBC One’s series The ABC Murders (2018) and Sherwood (2019) besides her breakthrough role in The Witcher (2019).
Height & Parents Info
Anya's parents, father Madan Chalotra and mother April Chalotra raised her in Lower Penn, South Staffordshire. She also has two siblings in the family—an older sister named Reeya Chalotra and a younger brother named Arun Chalotra.
She possesses the Indian English ethnicity as her parents' roots belong to Indian.
Likewise, she stands at a height of 1.68meters ( 5 feet 6 inches).
Who Is Anya Dating?
Anya reportedly had romantic affiliations with Honduran writer and journalist name Juan F Sánchez.
However, the beautiful British actress hasn't come in front to talk about her love life.
Some Facts About Anya:
- According to tvovermind.com, her net worth was estimated to be around $100,000 in August 2019.
- Anya is a devoted follower of the Hindu religion because of her Indian roots.
- Her favorite holiday destination is Miami.
- Fans of The Witcher expressed their dissatisfaction with such a young actress playing the role of Yennefer, who was supposed to be an older woman. The age gap between Anya and her co-star Henry Cavil was considered inappropriate among the fandom.
- During her free time, Anya enjoys traveling, shopping, and reading books.