Anya Robbie, Elder Sister Of ‘Suicide Squad’ Actress Margot Robbie

September 24, 2023   | March 22, 2024  | 

    Anya Robbie, the sister of acclaimed Hollywood actress Margot Robbie, may prefer to remain in the shed but it won’t be an easy task to pull off. She is the eldest of four Robbie siblings and the only one not to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.

    So, what does the Barbie actress’ sister do for a living? Get insights on Anya’s personal life and professional aspects up close.

    Key Takeaways

    • Anya Robbie, a native of Queensland, Australia, works as an accountant.
    • Robbie’s mother, Sarie, raised her along with her 3 siblings as a single mom after her father Dough Robbie left the family.
    • The eldest of 4 children, Anya is the sister of Suicide Squad actress Margot Robbie and has 2 brothers: Lachlan and Cameron Robbie.
    • She is the only sibling among four who didn’t join the film industry.

    Anya Robbie, Elder Sister Of Margot Robbie: What’s Their Age Gap?

    Born in May  1989 in Dalby, Queensland, Australia, Anya is the eldest of four siblings; her Hollywood star sister, Margot Robbie, is the second youngest of all. As of 2024, she is 35 years old.

    The age gap between her and the Suicide Squad actress is nearly 1 year and 2 months.

    An Australian by nationality, Anya comes from a mixed ethnic background, Scottish-German ancestry. She follows the Christian faith.

    Who Are Anya’s Parents?

    Robbie was born to Dough Robbie and Sarie Kessler. Her father, Dough, is a retired sugarcane farmer and property developer, while her mother, Sarie, is a physiotherapist.

    Anya Robbie's father & mother separated when she was 6, so she is close with her mother & siblings
    Family picture of Anya- with her mother, sister and brothers

    However, her parents are not together anymore as they parted ways when she was young. This led to the burden on Kessler’s shoulders to raise 4 kids as a single mother.

    Raised By A Single Mom: How Was Her Upbringing?

    Anya grew up with her 3 younger siblings on her grandparents’ Currumbin Valley farm in the Gold Coast hinterland. In the absence of her father, Robbie’s grandparents filled the void of care and love when her mother had to deal with her busy work schedule.

    Anya Robbie with her brother Lachlan Robbie and her grandfather at their farm
    A throwback picture of Anya Robbie with her brother Lachlan & grandfather

    While she keeps her minimal contact with the media, her sister, Margot, is outspoken about their upbringing, and stated in an interview,

    “My siblings and I went boar-hunting and surfing, and I grew up learning more about agriculture and animal husbandry than you could imagine.”

    Except For Anya, All Her Siblings Are In The Film Industry

    Anya and her three younger siblings: Lachlan, Margot, and Cameron, may have the same compassion for their work, but the career paths, they chose, differ. Let’s get to know the details of her siblings.

    Brother Lachlan Robbie Is A Stunt Man

    The second-eldest of four, Lachlan aka Lockie, was also born in 1989. A stuntman by profession, he became renowned after his commendable work in Aquaman (2018) and Alien: Covenant (2017). Moreover, he has also worked with his sister Margot Robbie in the movie Birds of Prey, where the latter played the role of Harley Quinn.

    Academy Award-Nominee Sister Margot Robbie

    Anya’s younger sister, Margot Robbie was born on July 2, 1990. She graduated from Somerset College in Mudgeerabal, Queensland, Australia. She later moved to Melbourne to pursue her acting career.

    Anya Robbie's sister Margot Robbie is among the Hollywood elites
    Anya’s sister Margot Robbie in the movie Barbie

    She gained fame from the Australian soap opera, Neighbours (1985). She is well-renowned as ‘Harley Quinn’ from the movie Birds of Prey. Her career achieved a notable height after being cast alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in the Oscar-nominated film, The Wolf of Wall Street (2013).

    The Australian actress and producer owns her production company, LuckyChap Entertainment. Aside from career success, the Barbie star has been living a blissful married life with her husband Tom Ackerley since 2016.

    Brother Cameron Robbie

    Born on February 9, 1995, Cameron is the youngest of the Robbie siblings. He is an actor, model, and presenter by profession. He is best known for his roles in the television show, I.C.U (2009), the short film Gifted (2015), and People You May Know (2016).

    Robbie gained more fame after his guest appearance in the popular Australian Soap Opera, Neighbours in 2021. Moreover, he is also a social media star who has a huge fan following on his social media accounts.

    Where Did Anya Robbie Study?

    According to her LinkedIn profile, Robbie is an alum of Bond University. She graduated in 2013 with a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, with an Accounting major. Moreover, she also has an A2 in Italian language.

    Works In An Accounting Firm

    Since May 2021, Anya has been working as a senior accountant at Accountis Pty Ltd. Before joining the company, she was an accountant for Contractor (2020- 2021) and The MBA Partnership Pty Ltd (2016- 19). From 2014 to 2016, she worked as a cost controller at BDR Projects.

    Her previous work history includes:

    • Sci 90 Foppolo (2005-07): Administrative assistant
    • Mudgeeraba State School (2009): Teacher’s assistant
    • Your Health Matters (2009-13): Administrative assistant
    • QI Beauty International (2009-13): Public relationship and marketing
    • Sole Trader (2011- 14): Bookkeeper

    Is Anya Dating Or Married?

    Robbie seems cautious to keep tabs on her personal life and barely speaks about it. So far, there are no reports of her marriage or her boyfriend.

    Rather than a romantic one, she has a warm relationship with her family, especially her younger sister, Margot. On Anya’s 30th birthday in May 2019,  the ‘ I, Tonya’ actress treated her to a ride on the famous Ghan train.

    Where Does She Live?

    Currently, Anya lives in Queensland’s Gold Coast home, which was a gift from her actress sister. As reported, in August 2018, the Hollywood star splashed $2.5 million to buy a side-by-side house for her mother, Sarie, and sister.

    Sources report that each of the houses has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a garage.

    What’s Anya Robbie’s Net Worth?

    Undeniably, Anya earns a decent sum of money as a senior accountant. Even if the exact figure of her fortune is not out, sources alleged that her net worth could be around $100k. Robbie’s younger sister, Margot, a Hollywood elite, has a net worth of $26 million.

    Quick Facts
    Full Name Anya Robbie
    Birth Place Dalby, Queensland, Australia
    Birthday May 1989
    Age 35 years
    Nationality Australian
    Ethnicity Mixed
    Father Dough Robbie
    Mother Sarie Kessler
    Siblings Lachlan, Margot, and Cameron Robbie
    College Bond University
    Profession Senior accountant
    Net Worth $100k
    Eye Color Brown
    Hair Color Blonde
    Sexuality Straight