Mia Goth is an English actress and model. She is most popular for her performance in the ongoing horror film franchise X since 2022 as Maxine Minx/Pearl. She has been nominated numerous times for the outstanding performance she put into her role in the series.
Mia Goth Age and Full Biography
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Mia Gypsy Mello da Silva Goth was born on 25th October 1993 in Southwark, London, England. Her mother is Brazilian while her father is from Nova Scotia, Canadian. She has three nationalities; British, Brazilian, and Canadian. Her maternal grandparents are the Jewish-American artist Lee Jaffe, and his Brazilian actress wife, Maria Gladys.
A few weeks after her birth, Goth’s mother moved to Brazil because at the time she was twenty years old and in need of help from her family to raise her baby. Goth and her mother returned to the United Kingdom when she was five and for a while, they lived in Canada, her father’s country when she was ten. Her unique eyebrows is something that her fans always talk about.
While in Canada, she attended nine schools in one school year, at age 1 twelve, Goth and her mother once again moved to southeast London, where she attended Sydenham School. Her mother raised her in a single-parent household, waiting tables to support them.
In 2016, Goth married actor Shia LaBeouf whom she has been dating since 2012, however, in 2018 they separated. In 2020, Goth and LaBeouf started their romantic relationship once again.
Mia Goth Career
As a young teenager, while attending the Underage Festival in London Goth was discovered by fashion photographer Gemma Booth, who signed her to Storm Model Management. Afterward, she appeared in advertisements for Vogue and Miu Miu. At age sixteen, she started to audition for film roles. After she completed sixth form in 2013 she landed her first role in Lars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac, alongside Charlotte Gainsbourg and Willem Dafoe in the segment “The Gun”. Goth was cast as Sophie Campbell in an episode of Sky Atlantic’s crime drama series The Tunnel that same year.
In 2014, she was featured in the American rapper Future Unlimited’s music video for “Haunted Love,” directed by Shia LaBeouf. She also appeared in the short film Magpie with Martin McCann. A year after that, Goth was cast as the lead role of Milja in the post-apocalyptic thriller The Survivalist. She had roles in the disaster adventure-thriller film Everest and an episode of BBC One’s crime series Wallander.
Goth was cast in the 2016 horror film A Cure for Wellness, followed by supporting roles in Luca Guadagnino’s remake of Suspiria and the sci-fi mystery film High Life both in 2018. She was featured in the short film The Staggering Girl in 2019 and in 2020 she was cast in Autumn de Wilde’s period romantic comedy film Emma. Goth also appeared in Karen Cinorre’s action drama film Mayday in 2021 alongside Grace Van Patten and Juliette Lewis.
In 2022, Goth was cast as Maxine Minx in Ti West’s slasher film X, which premiered in March of that year. She also appeared in the prequel film Pearl, which she co-wrote with West and began filming instantly after X, reprising her role in X. Pearl premiered in September 2022. to positive reviews. Goth is set to reprise that same role in the sequel MaXXXine. She will also star in Brandon Cronenberg’s Infinity Pool with Alexander Skarsgård. She will appear in the crime thriller Sweet Dreams.
Mia Goth Movies and TV Shows
Goth was cast in the following films and television shows;
Nymphomaniac, The Tunnel (2013), Magpie (2014), The Survivalist, Everest, Wallander (2015), A Cure for Wellness, Marrowbone (2017), Suspiria, High Life (2018), The Staggering Girl (2019), Emma (2020), Mayday (2021), The House, X, Pearl (2022), Infinity Pool (2023).
In 2023, Goth received seventeen award nominations; six pending and she won one of them, which is the Hawaii Film Critics Award for Best Actress. The others include the Portland Critics Association, Music City Film Critics Association, Gold Derby Film Awards, and Online Film Critics Society, amongst others.
In 2022, she received five award nominations such as the Greater Western New York Film Critics Association, Chicago Film Critics Association, Online Association of Female Film Critics, St. Louis Film Critics Association, and Indiana Film Journalists Association. Three out of the five nominations were for Best Actress while the other two were for Best Lead Performance and Breakthrough Performance.
Mia Goth Net Worth
As of 2023, Mia Goth’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million.