Hailee Steinfeld was born on December 11, 1996 in Tarzana, California, to Cheri , for which she received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical. She has been home-schooled since 2008. Hailee says she is very interested to be on the other side of camera and would like to eventually produce and direct.
Presented at the 2011 Golden Globes with Justin Bieber.
Her father is of Romanian Jewish and Russian Jewish ancestry. Hailees maternal grandfather is the son of a Filipino father, Pastor "Peter" Loresca Domasin, from Panglao, Bohol, and of an African-American mother, Evelyn Olivia Bain, from California. Hailees maternal grandmothers ancestry is English, German, Scottish, and Irish.
Has one older brother, Griffin Steinfeld (January 9, 1994), who is a NASCAR driver.
Her mother, Cheri Steinfeld, is an interior designer and her father, Peter Steinfeld , is a personal fitness trainer.
Was a cheerleader for eight years.
In May 2011, Miu Miu announced that it had chosen Steinfeld as its new face.
She auditioned eight times, for the role of "Mattie Ross", on the Coen Brothers True Grit , also starring Jeff Bridges , Matt Damon , Barry Pepper and Josh Brolin.
She played the role of "Talia Alden" in the award-winning short film, Shes a Fox , written and directed by Cameron Sawyer. She made several television commercials and guest appearances on television programs.
Her maternal great-uncle is actor Larry Domasin , who is the brother of Hailees maternal grandfather.
Released a hit single "Starving" in 2016, a collaboration with American duo Grey and Russian-German DJ Zedd. The song made it to number 1 of the Billboard Ingles Airplay chart in Mexico.
Everything I do now is a first.
My very first audition was on the lot of Paramount, and I was put on,tape and it was very nerve-racking. I think it was about 15 pages.
I was just another girl.
Facebook is my life.
Well I was eight years old, and I have an older cousin who is three,years older than me and she was doing acting, commercials, and modeling,at the time and. . . to see my cousin doing that was really inspiring and,I wanted to do it. So I went to my mom and I asked her if I could do,it, and for the acting part of it, she made me study for a year.
Well I was eight years old, and I have an older cousin who is three years older than me and she was doing acting, commercials, and modeling at the time and. . . to see my cousin doing that was really inspiring and I wanted to do it. So I went to my mom and I asked her if I could do it, and for the acting part of it, she made me study for a year.