Mara Wilson

Mara Wilson is a popular American actress and writer. She is most well-known for her performances in the popular films “Mrs. Doubtfire” and “Matilda”. As a writer, she has written the book, “Where Am I Now?: True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame” which was released in 2016.

Well, how well do you know about Mara Wilson? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Mara Wilson’s net worth in 2021, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Mara Wilson to date.

Biography and Early Life

Mara Wilson, whose full name is Mara Elizabeth Wilson, was born on the 24th of July 1987 in Burbank, California, U.S. She was born to parents, Mike and Suzie Wilson. Her father is a broadcast engineer by profession. She was raised Jewish, but she became an atheist when she reached 15 years of age.

Her mother died of breast cancer in 1996 when she was just 8 years old. The popular 1996 fantasy comedy film, “Matilda” was dedicated to her memory. Coming to her siblings, she has three brothers, Danny, Jon, and Joel, and a sister, Anna. Interestingly, her maternal cousin is the popular political commentator, Ben Shapiro. However, she doesn’t agree with his political views and has even disavowed him as a result.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Mara Wilson in 2021, and what is her height and weight? Well, Mara Wilson’s age is 34 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 24 July 1987. Though, she is 5′ 0″ in feet and inches and 152 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 132 lbs in Pound and 60kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Hazel and hair color is Dark Brown.


Mara Wilson received her education from Idyllwild Arts Academy, from where she graduated in 2005. Following that, she studied at the New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, from where she graduated in 2009.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Mara Wilson is currently single as per our records. Also, there is no record of her previous relationships, if any, which does make a lot of sense as she is very secretive about her personal life. Coming to the other aspects of her personal life, she had previously battled OCD and ADHD.

Is Mara Wilson Lesbian?

Mara Wilson is bisexual when it comes to her sexual orientation and isn’t straight. She is currently single as per our records and there is no record of her previous relationship(s) as well.

Professional Career

Mara Wilson began her career with appearances in commercials for various businesses including, Lunchables and Bank of America. In 1993, she starred in the popular comedy-drama film, “Mrs. Doubtfire” which was a massive commercial and critical success. The following year, in 1994, she began appearing in the popular soap opera, “Melrose Place” in a recurring capacity.

In the same year, she also starred in the comedy-drama fantasy film, “Miracle on 34th Street” and the TV movie, “A Time to Heal”. In 1996, she starred in the fantasy comedy film, “Matilda” where her performance landed her multiple award nominations. 3 years later in 1999, she starred in the popular TV movie, “Balloon Farm”. In 2000, she appeared in the fantasy-adventure film, “Thomas and the Magic Railroad” following which she retired from acting.

However, she returned to acting in 2012 when she appeared in an episode of the web series “Missed Connection”. As a voice actress, she has worked in season 3 of the immensely popular animated sitcom, “BoJack Horseman”. She also has a recurring role on the podcast, “Welcome to Night Vale”. Apart from being an actress, she is a writer as well having written the book, “Where Am I Now?: True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame” which was released in 2016.


  • Mara Wilson was the winner of the ShoWest Award in the category of Young Star of the Year at the 1995 ShoWest Convention, USA.
  • Mara Wilson was the winner of the YoungStar Award in the category of Best Performance by a Young Actress in a Comedy Film for Matilda at the 1997 YoungStar Awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Mara Wilson in 2021

As of 2021, Mara Wilson has garnered a net worth of $600 Thousand. She has garnered most of her earnings from her acting career. She is also a part of the popular podcast, “Welcome to Night Vale” which has only boosted her net worth.

Mara Wilson did great work as an actress during her early years and she has now shifted her focus to acting. She had previously worked with the non-profit organization, Project UROK which shows the kind of heart she has. With that being said, we wish her the best of luck in all her future endeavors and hope we get to see more of her work in the future.


Facts of Mara Elizabeth Wilson

  • Gender Female
  • full nameMara Elizabeth Wilson
  • birthplaceBurbank, California, U.S.
  • Date of Birth July 24, 1987
  • Age 36 years 2 months
  • Horoscope Leo
  • Lucky Number 11
  • Lucky Stone Ruby
  • Lucky Color Gold
  • Best Match for Marriage Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionAtheist
  • net worth$600 Thousand
  • professionActress and Writer
  • weightIn Kilograms – 60 Kg, In Pounds – 132 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 152 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 0″
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorHazel
  • high schoolIdyllwild Arts Academy

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