Elizabeth Banks Awards, Net Worth, Husband, Kids
- Date of Birth 1974-02-10
- Age 46 Years 3 Month(s)
- Nationality American
- Profession Actress
- Birth Name Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell
- Nick Name Liz Banks
- Zodiac Sign Aquarius
- Religion Judaism
- Ethnicity/Race Mixed
- Father Mark Mitchell
- Mother Ann Mitchell
- Brother/s Geoff Mitchell
- Sister/s Sarah Mitchell
- Son/s Magnus Mitchell Handelman, Felix Handelman
- Relationship Status Married
- Husband/Spouse Max Handelman (m. 2003)
- Divorce/Split Not Yet
- Wedding Date July 5, 2003
- Dating/Affair No
- Net Worth $30 Million
- Awards Best Vocal Ensemble in a Video Game (2016)
- Nominees Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series (2015)
- Career 1998-present
- High School Pittsfield High School
- College University of Pennsylvania
- Height/ How Tall? 5' 4½" (1.64 m)
- Weight 55 Kg (121 lbs)
- Feet (Shoe) Size 7 (US)
- Hair Long
- Hair Color Blonde
- Eye Color Blue
- Body Measurements 34-26-35 Inches
- Lesbian No
Hollywood actress-director Elizabeth Banks has been announced as the 2019 recipient of the prestigious award, Pioneer of the Year Award.
Provided by The Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation, she is the first female director ever to receive the prize; the star is being celebrated for her professional leadership, service, and contribution to altruism.
Prior to the unprecedented honor for a female director, she had been nominated in several prestigious awards like Emmys and Austin Film Critics Association. She had also won Behind the Voice Actors Awards for the movies, Lego Dimensions and The Lego Movie.
Elizabeth is a powerhouse of talent. She is a successful writer, director, and producer.
Well, she is the mastermind behind the cult hit, Pitch Perfect. Her production company, Brownstone Productions backed the ambitious project (she also had a role of Gail in the movie).
And, in the second installment of the film, Elizabeth donned the hat of the director. Her directorial venture earned a whopping $300 million against the production budget of $30 million.
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As an actress, her prominent movie roles include playing Effie Trinket in The Hunger Games trilogy, Role Models, Definitely, Maybe, and Steven Spielberg's Catch Me If You Can, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, and People Like Us. She has also worked in hit TV shows namely, Scrubs, 30 Rock and Modern Family.
As a successful star of Hollywood, she is worth $30 million. She splurged from her net worth and bought a house at Sherman Oaks in a whopping $6.85 million in 2018.
Life With Husband & Kids
The Seabiscuit actress met her husband, Max Handelman on her first day at the University of Pennsylvania. The duo became inseparable since then and eventually tied the knot on 5th July 2003.
Well, Elizabeth and her sportswriter husband are a team. Together they founded the production company, Brownstone Production in 2002. The dynamic husband and wife pair have produced movies namely, Surrogates, Forever 21, and Too Far From Home, till date.
Elizabeth Banks' husband Max Handelman and kids, Felix and Magnus relish a beach walk together (Photo: Elizabeth Banks' Instagram)
Also, the actress of height 5 feet 4½ inches (1.64 m) is, producing, directing, co-writing the anticipated movie of 2019, Charlie’s Angels starring Noah Centineo, Naomi Scott and Kristen Stewart. Besides, she is also essaying the role of Bosley in the reimagination of the classic film.
Thus, Elizabeth has the full support of her husband in professional life.
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Talking about their personal life, the talented star shares two kids named Felix and Magnus, with her husband.
The boys are a blessing to the family as they were born via surrogacy. Elizabeth has been open about her struggles with fertility. While speaking to Lucky magazine in 2012, the director revealed that she had issues with her womb and thus, couldn’t conceive. So, she opted for a surrogate who carried her baby.