30 Interesting Things Most People Don’t Know About Hailee Steinfeld

About Hailee Steinfeld

Hailee Steinfeld is an American actress, model and singer. She made her breakthrough starring as Mattie Ross in the 2010 western drama film True Grit, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She also portrayed Petra Arkanian in the 2013 science-fiction action film Ender’s Game and starred as Emily Junk in the musical comedy Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) and its sequel Pitch Perfect 3 (2017). Steinfeld has also appeared in several films, including Romeo & Juliet (2013), Begin Again (2013), ten Thousand Saints (2015), and The Edge of Seventeen (2016). As a singer, she has released two EPs: Haiz (2015) and Half Written Story (2020).

30 Interesting Things Most People Don’t Know About Hailee Steinfeld

• Hailee Steinfeld was named after an aviation pioneer, Amelia Earhart.

• She started acting at the young age of 8 and was discovered by an agent at the age of 11.

• She was the youngest actress to be nominated for an Academy Award for her role in the 2010 movie True Grit.

• She can play the piano and the guitar.

• She is a trained dancer and is proficient in ballet, jazz, and hip hop.

• Her favorite color is green.

• Hailee Steinfeld’s favorite food is sushi.

• She has a pet duck named Tater Tot.

• She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

• She’s a big fan of the Harry Potter series and has even been to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour.

• She’s a vegan.

• She served as a host for the 2016 MTV Movie Awards.

• She was named one of Time Magazine’s Most Influential Teens in 2014.

• She was featured in Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” music video.

• Her favorite TV show is Game of Thrones.

• She has a twin brother named Griffin.

• She has three tattoos.

• She once played a supporting role in the 2015 Pitch Perfect 2 movie.

• She was a spokesperson for the “Do Something” Campaign.

• She is a big fan of Harry Styles.

• She performed a cover of “Let It Go” from Disney’s Frozen.

• She was the youngest person on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list for 2018.

• She starred in the 2018 movie Bumblebee.

• She is a supporter of the charity organization, Make-A-Wish.

• She was featured on the cover of Teen Vogue’s April 2017 issue.

• She was one of the first celebrities to join the #MeToo movement.

• She was featured on the cover of Glamour Magazine’s June 2018 issue.

• She was the first brand ambassador of luxury fashion brand, Guess.

• She appeared in Taylor Swift’s “End Game” music video.

• She is a singer-songwriter and has released multiple singles and albums.

• She starred in the movie Edge of Seventeen.