Who is Anna Faith Carlson?
Anna Faith Carlson was born on 21 November 1995, in Daytona Beach, Florida, USA, and is a cosplayer as well as a social media personality, best known for gaining fame cosplaying the character Elsa from the animated Disney film “Frozen”. She’s since cosplayed other pop culture characters.
The Riches of Anna Faith Carlson
As of early-2020, Anna Faith Carlson has a net worth estimated to be over $20 million. Her rise to fame has led her to numerous projects, including modeling, cosplaying invitations, and invitations to meet royalty.
She’s worked on numerous events and has appeared in promotions for several films.
Early Life, Education, and Frozen
Anna Faith grew up in Daytona Beach alongside a sister. The siblings aspired to find a career in the entertainment industry, performing and doing modeling gigs as early as elementary. After matriculating from high school, the siblings gained significant attention on Instagram, where they cosplayed the famous “Frozen” characters, Elsa and Anna.
“Frozen” is an animated film released in 2013 based on the fairy tale “The Snow Queen” written by Hans Christian Anderson. It tells the story of a queen with ice powers who caused their kingdom to be trapped in an eternal winter. This leads to her princess sister, a snowman, an iceman, and his reindeer on an adventure to find the queen. The film proved highly successful, surpassing “Toy Story 3” as the highest-grossing animated film at the time. It was given critical acclaim on various aspects including voice acting, music, visual, and screenplay.
Many consider “Frozen” to be Disney’s best-animated film in the recent era. The film also produced the Academy Award-winning song “Let It Go” and also won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.
Rise to Fame
While her sister portrayed Anna, Carlson gained a lot of media attention for having an uncanny resemblance to Elsa from “Frozen”, which led to a huge following online on Instagram. Her online fame also led to numerous other opportunities, such has been the way for many aspiring models. She has been cast as an extra in several films, and was even invited to the United Arab Emirates where she attended a royal party.
The siblings have been invited onto television shows and radio programs, and they’ve also been featured in magazines.
With her fame as Elsa, she has been named one of the most popular cosplayers in the world. To stay relevant as years passed, she started cosplaying as other characters as well – she portrayed the Jedi Rey from the recent “Star Wars” trilogy, and has also cosplayed as the character Harley Quinn from DC. Other franchises she’s done cosplay of include “Spider-Man”, “Harry Potter”, “Cinderella”, and “Maleficent.
She has made frequent appearances in cosplay and comic conventions, so that in 2015 she was named as one of the sexiest cosplayers of the year.
Anna Faith’s cosplay fame and her resemblance to Elsa led her to gain a feature in “Playboy” magazine, which is one of the most recognized brands in the world. In 2016, her Harley Quinn cosplay gained media attention just after the release of “Suicide Squad”, for which many of her followers praised her for her resemblance to Margot Robbie’s portrayal.
She has been named the Queen of Disney Cosplay, as she has also portrayed various Princesses from Disney. The following year, she cosplayed as the character Queenie Goldstein after the release of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” – the film is both a prequel and spin-off from the “Harry Potter” franchise.
She then appeared during the fan event called A Celebration of Harry Potter which was set at Universal Orlando.
Later in the year, she cosplayed as the comic character Wonder Woman at the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2), where she was recognized as one of the best cosplayers in the event. In 2019, she returned to cosplaying as Elsa in line with the release of the “Frozen” sequel “Frozen II”. The sequel is set three years after the events of the first film, and delves into the origin of Elsa’s powers and the secret of their parents, as well as their kingdom’s history. The film continued to make waves, gaining positive reviews and becoming the fourth highest-grossing animated film of all time.
Carlson became engaged to her longtime boyfriend in 2017, but details about her partner are scarce. She prefers not to reveal a lot of information about him, and only showcases her cosplay endeavors to the public.
During her free time, she often does charity work by helping out cancer patients. She does hospital visits, school visits, fundraisers, and other events with her sister. The siblings are managed by their mother who is responsible for a lot of their public appearances.