08/19/2017 by Julia van der Doesch
Hailee Steinfeld (born December 11, 1996) is an Filipino-American actress, model and singer.
She first became known for her portrayal of Mattie Ross in True Grit (2010). Thereafter, she appeared as Petra Arkanian in Ender’s Game (2013), Juliet Capulet in Romeo & Juliet (2013), Violet Mulligan in Begin Again (2013), Zooey Renner in 3 Days to Kill (2014), Emily Junk in Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) and Pitch Perfect 3 (2017), and Nadine Franklin in The Edge of Seventeen (2016), the last for which she received a Golden Globe Awardnomination.
After singing “Flashlight” in Pitch Perfect 2, Steinfeld released a cover version of the song and later signed with Republic Records. She released her debut single, “Love Myself”, which has been certified platinum in several countries, followed by her debut extended play, Haiz (2015). In 2016, she released “Starving”, a collaboration with both Grey and Zedd, which peaked at number 12 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. In addition to her acting and singing careers, Steinfeld also has done modeling work; she was hired as the face of Miu Miu in 2011, shortly after True Grit was released.