Maya Hawke has become a household name after her starring role in the Duffer brothers’ Stranger Things. Her famous surname may also ring some bells for you, for she has some really famous parents. She is Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke’s daughter. She entered the series in season 3 as Robin and fans quickly ate up her friendship with Steve Harrington. Since then she has become quite a fan favorite. Here are 5 lesser-known facts about the young actress.
Maya Hawke played the Flower Child in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
After debuting in 2018’s Ladyworld she worked with Quentin Tarantino, appeared alongside Andrew Garfield in Mainstream, and alongside Peter Sarsgaard in Human Capital. She was also in Fear Street Part One: 1994. Next, she’ll appear in a bunch of other high-profile projects including Wes Anderson’s Asteroid City and Bradley Cooper’s Maestro. She was also considered for Sofia Coppola’s The Little Mermaid, but that eventually didn’t work out.
She is dyslexic
The 24-year-old struggled to adjust to school because of her dyslexia. She went to a special school for kids. But her learning disabilities made her more determined to delve into stories.
The actress has a brother
She isn’t the only child of Ethan and Uma. The actress also has a brother, Levon Thurman Hawke, and three half-sisters – Clementine Hawke, Indiana Hawke, and Luna Thurman-Busson.
The 24-year-old is worth $3 million
After her breakout role in Stranger Things and several high-profile projects, the actress has achieved a $3 million net worth status. Apart from the series, the actress is no stranger to TV. She has previously starred in BBC’s adaptation of Little Women. Fans saw both the father and daughter together in the miniseries, The Good Lord Bird.
She is also a singer
The multi-talented actress delves into music too. She released her first album Blush in 2020 during the pandemic. She released her second studio album, Moss in 2022.
Apart from her upcoming movies, she is sure to make a return to Stranger Things for its last season, season 5. Are you guys excited to see more of Maya Hawke?