Elizabeth Banks Biography, Age, Height, Husband, Net Worth

Elizabeth Banks was born with the name Elizabeth Mitchell 10th February 1974 in Berkshires in western area of New York border, Massachusetts USA and grew up on Brown Street. Success doesn’t come without hard work and this saying proves that you have to work really hard in order to satisfy hunger. This saying is quite perfect for her as she wasn’t born with golden spoon so she had seen both sides of life since birth. Her father was working with General Electric as a Vietnam Veteran while her mother associated with banking firm.

She got breakthrough in the spider man series of the marvel universe where she portrayed the role of Betty Brant, a secretary for cantankerous newspaper tycoon. Apart from this she has gained huge fan following after her role as Effie Trinket in the hit movie the Hunger Games series. Despite she is a big name in the Hollywood but she played little cameos and characters in several movies which include Swept Away, Catch Me If You Can, Seabiscuit and The 40-Year-Old-Virgin.

Elizabeth Banks Biography

Real Name Elizabeth Irene Banks
Birth Date 10 February, 1974
Age 45 Years
Birth Place Pittsfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
Debut Movie Surrender Dorothy (1998)
Movies of Elizabeth Banks
  • Surrender Dorothy (1998) as a Vicki
  • Shaft (2000) as a Trey’s friend
  • Wet Hot American Summer (2001) as a Lindsay
  • Ordinary Sinner (2001) as a Rachel
  • Spider-Man (2002) as a Betty Brant
  • Swept Away (2002) as a Debi
  • Catch Me If You Can (2002) as a Lucy Forrest
  • The Trade (2003) as a Sioux Sever
  • Seabiscuit (2003) as a Marcela Howard
  • Spider-Man 2 (2004) as a Betty Brant
  • Heights (2005) as a Isabel Lee
  • Sexual Life (2005) as a Sarah
  • The Sisters (2005) as a Nancy Pecket
  • The Baxter (2005) as a Caroline Swann
  • The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005) as a Beth
  • Daltry Calhoun (2005)  as a May
  • Slither (2006) as a Starla Grant
  • Invincible (2006) as a Janet Cantrell
  • Spider-Man 3 (2007) as a Betty Brant
  • Meet Bill (2007) as a Jess
  • Fred Claus (2007) as a Charlene
  • Definitely, Maybe (2008) as a Emily Jones
  • Meet Dave (2008) as a Gina Morrison
  • Lovely, Still (2008) as a Alex
  • W. (2008) as a Laura Bush
  • Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008) as a Miriam “Miri” Linky
  • Role Models (2008) as a Beth Jones
  • Big Breaks (2009) as a Starlet
  • The Uninvited (2009) as a Rachel Summers
  • The Next Three Days (2010) as a Lara Brennan
  • The Details (2011) as a Nealy Lang
  • Just a Little Heart Attack (2011) as a Woman
  • Our Idiot Brother (2011) as a Miranda Rochlin
  • Man on a Ledge (2012) as a Lydia Mercer
  • The Hunger Games (2012) as a Effie Trinket
  • What to Expect When You’re Expecting (2012) as a Wendy Cooper
  • People Like Us (2012) as a Frankie Davis
  • Pitch Perfect (2012) as a Gail Abernathy-McKadden
  • Movie 43 (2013) as a Amy
  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) as a Effie Trinket
  • Little Accidents (2014) as a Diane Doyle
  • The Lego Movie (2014) as a Lucy / Wyldstyle
  • Walk of Shame (2014) as a Meghan Miles
  • Every Secret Thing (2014) as a Detective Nancy Porter
  • Love & Mercy (2014) as a Melinda Ledbetter
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (2014) as a Effie Trinket
  • Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) as a Gail Abernathy-McKadden-Feinberger
  • Magic Mike XXL (2015) as a Paris
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (2015) as a Effie Trinket
  • Power Rangers (2017) as a Rita Repulsa
  • Pitch Perfect 3 (2017) as a Gail Abernathy-McKadden-Feinberger
  • The Happytime Murders (2018) as a Jenny
  • The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) as a Lucy / Wyldstyle
  • Brightburn (2019) as a Tori Breyer
  • Charlie’s Angels (2019) as a Bosley
Nationality American
Profession Actress, Director, Writer, Producer
Religion Christian
Sun sign Aquarius

Elizabeth Banks Height, Weight and Body Measurement

Height in centimeters – 164 cm  –  in feet inches – 5’ 4”
Weight in Kilograms – 55 kg  –  in Pounds –  121 lbs
Body Measurements 34-26-35
Bra (Breast) Size 34B
Waist Size 26
Hip Size 35
Shoe Size 6 (US)
Dress Size M (US)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Slim
Sexual Orientation Straight


School University of Pennsylvania American Conservatory Theater


Father Mark P. Mitchell
Mother Ann Wallace
Sister Not Known
Brother Geoff Mitchell

Affairs (Relationship Status)

What is Elizabeth Banks marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce): Married (2003)
How many children does Elizabeth Banks have ? (name): Two (Magnus Mitchell Handelman, Felix Handelman)
Is Elizabeth Banks lesbian ?: No
Who is Elizabeth Banks Husband ? (name): Max Handelman

Elizabeth Banks Instagram Pictures

Favorite Things

Fan of David Letterman
Films Bad Santa (2003)

Money Factor

Net Worth(Approx.) $ 30 million

Some lesser but interesting facts about Elizabeth Banks: Trivia about Effir Trinket

  • Elizabeth grew up with irish, White Anglo-Saxon Protestants and Catholic groups.
  • After registering her name with Screen Actors Guild, she needed to change her name from Mitchell to Banks as Elizabeth Mitchell name has already been there on list.
  • Portraying the character of Avery Jessup in 30 Rock, She has been nominated twice for Primetime Emmy Award however she failed to win both the times.
  • After auditioning she had been offered a role in Santa Varbara however it has been turned down because she had taken student loan for degree and upon acceptance of proposal she had to quit her education at America Conservatory Theatre.
  • She met with the president Gorge W. Bush during the screening of her movie Seabiscuit at White House in 2003.
  • She has played the role of Laura Bush in “W” a biographical film of George Bush as the wife of him.
  • Her name was taken into consideration for the role of Susan Storm in Fantastic Four however it has been given to Jessica Alba instead.

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