American actress and singer Hailee Steinfeld is prominent for playing as Mattie Ross in the drama film True Grit. She is also well-known for playing Ender's Game, Romeo & Juliet, Begin Again, and 3 Days to Kill.
Here we will learn seven interesting facts of the actress.
In the 2011 Golden Globe Award, then 15-years old Hailee presented the best-animated film award along with Justin Bieber. It marked Hailee's debut in the stage of the Golden Globe Awards.
The same year, she also became the face of Italian high fashion women's clothing and accessory brand, Miu Miu.
Hailee Steinfeld's father's ancestry is Ashkenazi Jewish, while her mother is of Filipino, African-American, British Isles, and German descent.
Specifically, Steinfeld's maternal grandfather, Ricardo Domasin, had a half Filipino ancestry. Domasin mother was of African-American descent. Moreover, the 23-years old great grandfather, Peter Domasin, belonged to the Panglao island of Bohol.
Steinfeld appeared in the film Ten Thousand Saints based on Eleanor Henderson's novel of the same name. In the movie, she appeared along with S*x Education's star Asa Butterfield, Ethan Hawke, and Avan Jogia, to name a few.
On the first day of the shoot, Steinfeld was seen goofing around with her co-stars in the set for the movie that revitalized the New York City punk scene that was active during the Bush-Reagan era.
The 23-years old actress has appeared on a plethora of television series and movies. Besides, Hailee has also enjoyed a successful musical career. Most of her songs has been Platinum or multi-Platinum certified by the Recording Industry Association of America awards (RIAA).
Moreover, the Academy nominated actress has also been associated with brands as Miu Miu, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Balmain, and Privere Vaux. All of this adds to the net worth of $8 million.
The rumors of Steinfeld joining the cast of Bumblebee had already circulated in May of 2017. In June of the same year, Hailee confirmed being part of the Transformers spin-offs. She played as Charlie Watson, the main protagonist of the movie.
Moreover, she also sang the song Back to Life, kept as a soundtrack for the movie. The movie. made with the budget of $102–135 million, became commercially successful, earning $468 million worldwide.
Hailee Steinfeld and former One Direction band member Niall Horan were in a relationship, according to Cosmopolitan. They are rumored to have dated for one year, from December 2017 to December 2018. The rumors sparked after they were spotted together at a Backstreet Boys show in Las Vegas in February 2018.
According to Metro, Horan's new album Heartbreak Weather is about his break-up with the 23-years old actress. But, until Horan doesn't confirm the news himself, the inspiration for his album will remain a mystery. Interestingly, Steinfeld's song 'Wrong Direction' is also said to be about her relationship with Horan. As of now, Hailee Steinfeld is single.
Pitch Perfect 2 actress plays as Emily Dickinson in the historical comedy-drama television series Dickinson. Her character is based on the acclaimed American poet, Emily Elizabeth Dickinson.