The actress and singer-songwriter Maya Ray Thurman Hawke was born on July 8, 1998. A model by trade, she is the daughter of actors Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman. In the 2017 BBC version of Little Women, she played Jo March. Hawke has appeared in several movies, such as Fair Game (2019), Fear Street Part One: 1994 (2021), Do Revenge (2022), and Asteroid City (2023), along with Stranger Things on Netflix (2019-present). Blush (2020) and Moss (2022) are her two albums as a musician.
Folk musicians like Joni Mitchell, Patti Smith, and Leonard Cohen have affected her musical career. Due to her conviction that “music is the best way to communicate poetry,” she draws inspiration from “great lyricists” like Cohen and Bob Dylan.
To Love a Boy and “Stay Open,” Hawke’s first two songs, were made available in August 2019. Jesse Harris, a Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, wrote and recorded the songs. Hawke gave her first solo live gigs as a musician in New York City at the beginning of 2020. She was assiste in these performances by Benjamin Lazar Davis, Tth, Will Graefe, and Nick Cianci. Hawke debuted her album Blush and unveiled the lead single “By Myself” amid the 2020 Black Lives Matter demonstrations. On April 22, 2020, “Coverage,” the second single from the album, was made available. On April 28, 2020, Ethan Hawke, Maya’s father, released the music video for the song. Hawke declared, “This is a time of activation, education, and self-examination.” The original release date for Blush was June 19, 2020. In late August 2020, Hawke performed as a musical guest on The Today Show to promote Blush.
On September 23, 2022, Hawke’s second album, Moss and the single “Thérèse” were available.
Maya Hawke Career:
Hawke started modelling for Vogue like her mother and grandmother. She also fronted AllSaints’ 2016/2017 collection. In 2017, she was one of the faces in Sofia Coppola’s Calvin Klein underwear video.
Sophia Coppola cast Hawke as The Little Mermaid in Universal Pictures’ live-action production. Despite this, the filmmakers favoured actress Chloë Grace Moretz. Coppola departed the project over this and other issues. Moretz also quit.
Actress Hawke debuted in 2017’s BBC miniseries Little Women. In September 2018, Amanda Kramer directed and acted in Ladyworld, a thriller. The 2019 third season of Netflix’s Stranger Things gave Hawke his breakout role as Robin Buckley. Hawke appeared in Quentin Tarantino’s Hollywood Once Upon a Time and Marc Meyers’ thriller The Human Capital, based on Stephen Amidon’s 2004 novel that year.
Hawke starred in Gia Coppola’s sophomore film Mainstream with Andrew Garfield. Her guest featured in her father’s miniseries The Good Lord Bird’s fifth episode that year. She plays her father’s daughter, Annie Brown, in the film. She appeared with Vanessa Kirby in Adam Leon’s Italian Studies in June. At Tribeca Film Festival and released January 14, 2022. She played Heather in Netflix’s Fear Street Part One: 1994 later that month. Her Stranger Things podcast, Rebel Robin: Surviving Hawkins, debuted in 2021. She plays Helen Gurley Brown in The Playboy Interview, another staged podcast.
Hawke and Camila Mendes starred in Netflix’s 2022 dark comedy Do Revenge. April 2022 saw the casting of Bradley Cooper and Carey Mulligan in Leonard Bernstein’s biographical picture Maestro. According to a May story, the Kill Room will star her mother, Uma Thurman, and Samuel L. Jackson. She will guest star in 2023 Disney’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur. At the 76th Cannes Film Festival, Wes Anderson’s romantic dramedy Asteroid City (2023) received positive reviews.
Maya Hawke Family and Career:
The elder of two children of actors Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman, he was born on July 8, 1998, in New York City. Her parents first crossed paths on the set of Gattaca in 1997; they were wed in May 1998 and finally divorced in 2005. Hawke has an older brother. Additionally, her father’s second wife, Ryan Shawhughes, gave birth to two half-sisters. Her mother’s marriage to the banker produced another half-sister for Arpad Busson, her mother’s ex-fiance.
Hawke, a member of her father’s side of the family, is distantly related to Tennessee Williams, a well-known playwright. She was the daughter of Robert Thurman, a Buddhist scholar, and his granddaughter, model baroness Nena von Schlebrügge. The mother of Schlebrügge, Birgit Holmquist, who was also a model and posed for Axel Ebbe’s statue Famntaget, is shown in the sculpture. It is located in Smygehuk, Sweden.
Hawke had to switch schools several times throughout her primary education because of her dyslexia. Finally, she was accepte into Saint Ann’s School in Brooklyn, New York, a private institution that emphasizes artistic expression and does not assess pupils’ assignments. Her upbringing in a creative atmosphere eventually inspired her to seek an acting profession. Hawke attended both the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York in 1992 and 1993. After a year of studies, she left the Juilliard School in 2008 because she had been offered a part in Little Women.
Maya Hawke Net Worth:
American actress and model Maya Hawke has a 3 million dollar net worth. Maya Hawke was born in New York City, New York, in July 1998. She was born Uma Thurman Hawke; her parents are Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke. She has previously worked as a model for Calvin Klein and Vogue. The actress is well-recognized for her role as Robin Buckley in the upcoming Netflix television series Stranger Things.
Jo March was play by Maya Hawke in the Little Women TV miniseries in 2017. Her movies include Ladyword, which came out in 2018, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood, and Human Capital, also released in 2019. Hawke earned a Saturn Award in 2019 as the best supporting actress in Stranger Things. She was also recognize with a Hunter Mountain Film Festival Award for As They Slept in 2019 and a Women’s Image Network Award nomination for Little Women.