Anya Taylor-Joy: Who is London reared Peaky Blinders actress who plays Gina Grey & did she marry Malcom McRae?

The 26-year-old was born in Miami but was raised in London - she holds both USA and British citizenship.

Peaky Blinders star Anya Taylor-Joy reportedly ‘secretly’ married Malcolm McRae.

The 26-year-old, who boasts an incredible CV with high-profile roles in The Queen’s Gambit and Peaky Blinders just to name a couple, is currently filming ‘Furiosa’ in Australia.

The Split actress sparked engagement rumours in June 2022 as she was pictured with a massive engagement ring on her wedding finger, but it is not known how long she and her musician beau were engaged for.

With the two officially tying the knot, here’s where they got married, when they first started dating and who her husband is.

Where did they get married?


Not a whole lot is known about the wedding, apart from where it took place. It is reported that they got married in an “intimate courthouse wedding” in the United States before she jetted back to Australia to continue filming Furiosa.

Sources reportedly told Page Six that the pair plan to have a bigger ceremony in the United States when filming for Furiosa, which is earmarked for release in 2024 is all wrapped up.

How long have the pair been dating?

Again, it’s hard to pinpoint exactly when the pair first got together, but Taylor-Joy confirmed that she was dating the musician back in 2021 during an interview with ELLE.

It’s been a milestone year for the couple, who made their red carpet debut together at the Vanity Fair Oscars afterparty in February, with the actress also giving her first public comment regarding her then-boyfriend in March to British Vogue.

She said: “I’ve finally found someone who will happily sit in silence with me reading. We’re basically 80 years old and seven at the same time, and it works really well.”


Who is her husband Malcom McRae?

Her new husband, Malcolm McRae is a 27-year-old musician who hails from Alabama.

What is Anya Taylor-Joy’s height?

She is five foot and eight inches tall.

What was her character on Peaky Blinders?

Ms Taylor-Joy portrayed the character of Gina Gray on the popular BBC One show, making her first appearance in season five, reprising the role of Gina once more in season six.


Gina is an American who meets Michael Gray (Finn Cole) in New York and later becomes his wife.

Michael is the cousin of feared head of the family Tommy Shelby, with Gina and Tommy constantly butting heads upon Michael’s return to the UK, after a disastrous stint in New York, causing the family to lose a large chunk of their empire.

Who is Anya Taylor-Joy?

Anya-Josephine Marie Taylor-Joy is an actress who was born in Miami, United States but was raised in both Buenos Aires, Argentina and London, England.

Despite just being 26-years-old, she has an extensive CV, having played major roles in The Queen’s Gambit, Peaky Blinders and more.

She left school at the age of 16 to pursue an acting career. After small television roles, she made her film debut with a leading role in the horror film The Witch (2015). She went on to star in the horror film Split (2016) and its sequel, Glass (2019), and the black comedy Thoroughbreds (2017).


Her career has also seen her accumulate many awards including a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award, in addition to a nomination for a Primetime Emmy Award. In 2021, she was featured on Time magazine’s 100 Next list of "emerging leaders who are shaping the future".