Maya Hawke

by anupama Tue Sep 07 2021 Updated On Tue Sep 07 2021
Maya Hawke

Maya Hawke is an actress and model from America who is famous for her role as Robin in one of the most-watched teen Netflix series named Stranger Things

She was born in New York City to her mother named Uma Thurman, a famous actress, and her father Ethan Hawke, an actor. 

She holds an American nationality. Apart from acting, she is also a great model and singer. 

About Hawke

Maya is an actress, model, and singer who started playing in the movie at a very young age of 19. Her first movie was Little Women, where she played the role of Jo March in 2017

But she gained her fame after playing the role of Robin Buckley in the third season of a famous Netflix series named Stranger Things

She achieved an award of best actress in 2019 in the Hunter Mountain film festival for one of her short movies named As They Slept

She was also awarded the Saturn award in 2019 for her role in Stranger Things for being the best-supporting actress in a streaming presentation. 

Early Life of Hawke

Maya was born in New York City, New York, USA, as Maya Ray Thurman Hawke. Her name Maya represents Love in the Nepali language, and it is also the mother name of Gautama Buddha in Buddhism. 

Maya Hawke with her mother Uma Karuna Thurman
Maya Hawke with her mother Uma Karuna Thurman. Source: Instagram

In Hindu religion, it is the other name of goddess Lakshmi who represents wealth, prosperity, and patience. She follows Buddhism and Christianity. 

She was born to her father, Ethan Green Hawke, who is a great actor and he has played in over 75 Hollywood movies, and mother Uma Karuna Thurman, who is also an actress and she is well known for playing in the movie Pulp Fiction, Beautiful Girls, etc. 

Maya Hawke with her father Ethan Hawke
Maya Hawke with her father Ethan Hawke. Source: Instagram

Her parents were separated when she was five years old, and her father re-married Ryan Shawhughes

There was a rumor that Ryan used to work as a nanny to Hawke and Thurman's kids. She grew up with her younger brother Levon Hawke who is three years younger than her. 

She graduated her primary school from Saint Ann’s School and later studied drama from Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and acting course from Stella Adler Studio of acting. 

She has dyslexia, due to which she kept changing her schools most of the time during her primary education. 

Net Worth

As of 2021, the net worth of Maya is estimated to be around $3 million, and her source of income comes through acting and singing. 


Maya is currently 23 years old, born on the 8th of July, 1998, in New York City, U.S

Who is Maya Hawke dating currently?

The current relationship status of Maya is quite unknown, but she seems single and far from dating anyone right now. 

She used to date her boyfriend Gus Wenner before, so it is unclear whether they are still together or not. 

Maya Hawke with her ex-boyfriend Gus Wenner
Maya Hawke with her ex-boyfriend Gus Wenner. Source: Instagram

They stopped posting about each other, but the photo of them which they posted in 2019 is still there on their Instagram

It is rumored that they two have broken up, but it is still not clear. Gus Wenner is the President of Rolling Stone, and he is also the Chief Operating Officer. 

Gus was nine years older than Hawke, and they both grew up as a celebrity and musicians. 

The album which Hawke released in 2020, and she sounded kind of off and low while speaking about her struggle in relationships. 

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