- Is named after the Moomin character My.
- Grew up in the Middle East.
- Became known as MyAnna at school in the Middle East when they joined her first and middle name.
- Moved to England at the age of 16.
- Is fluent in Swedish.
- Is associate-director of the MahWaff Theater Company.
- Won a Fringe Report Award for Best Actor in a Political Drama in 2005.