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Pearl Minnie Anderson, Paul Thomas Anderson’s Daughter

The name Pearl Minnie Anderson might not ring a bell, but her mother, Maya Rudolph, will. Pearl Anderson rose to fame as the celebrity child of Maya Rudolph. But is there more to her than just the silver spoon she was born with? Let’s find out…

Early Life

Pearl Minnie Anderson was born on 15th October 2005 in the United States in Studio City, Los Angeles, California. Pearl is the first-born child and daughter of the famous Maya Rudolph and Paul Thomas Anderson. Her mother is of African American and Ashkenazi Jewish descent. At the same time, her father is English, French-Canadian, Irish, Scottish, and Swedish. That will make for an intricate family tree assignment if you ask me.

Pearl Anderson has three siblings. Minnie Ida Anderson was born in August 2013, Lucille Anderson was born on 6th November 2009, and her son Jack Anderson was born on 3rd July 2011.

Pearl Anderson might just follow in her parent’s footsteps and join the entertainment industry. She portrayed the role of Sharon in her father’s classic movie Licorie Pizza (2021). She has also appeared in the song Lost Track by Haim.

Mom, Maya Rudolph

Maya Rudolph is an American actress, comedian, and singer best known for being a member of Saturday Night Live. She was born on 27th July 1972 to singer-songwriter Minnie Riperton and music composer Richard Rudolph in Gainesville, Florida. She attended and graduated from Crossroads School, located in Santa Monica, California, in 1990. She later joined the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in photography in 1995.

She was a backing singer and a keyboardist in the Rentals band from 1995 to 1999 and even went on tour with them briefly.

She officially joined the Saturday Night Live cast in May 2000 as a featured player and occasionally portrays the character of Kamala Harris.

Her major film role debut was in the film A Prairie Home Companion (2006), in which she portrayed the character Molly.

She is also an adept voice actress with roles in animated shows like The Nut job 2: Nutty by Nature (2017), The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019), and The Mitchells vs. the Machines (2020).

Papa Paul Thomas Anderson

Paul Thomas Anderson is an American producer, film director, cinematographer, and screenwriter famously known by the initials PTA. He was born on 26th June 1970 to Ernie Anderson and Edwina (née Gough) in Studio City, Los Angeles. His feature-film debut was Hard Eight in 1996 and later received critical acclaim with Boogie Nights in 1997.

Paul Anderson developed a niche for psychological dramas that depict flawed characters, dysfunctional families, loneliness, redemption, and alienation. A bold choice, in my opinion. According to the ‘wunderkind,’ some of his influences are Stanley Kubrick, Robert Downey Sr., Akira Kurosawa, Steven Spielberg, Orson Welles, Alfred Hitchcock, and Anthony Mann.

Paul has been nominated for eleven Academy Awards, eight BAFTA Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards. In addition, he has won one BAFTA Award, Best Director Award at Cannes, a Silver Lion at Venice, a Golden, and a Silver Bear in Berlin.

Family Life

Paul and Maya Rudolph started dating in November 2001 and are blessed with four lovely children. They have not yet walked down the aisle but are together under common law. The family of six lives in the San Fernando Valley.

Net worth

Pearl Anderson’s net worth isn’t substantial yet. Still, her mother has an estimated net worth of 20 million dollars. Her father’s net worth is estimated at 70 million dollars.

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