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Elizabeth Banks Biography, Height, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 10, 2023

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Short Biography

Elizabeth Banks was born in 10-02-1974 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States. At the time of her birth, her name was Elizabeth Irene Mitchell. She is a famous American Film Actress, Film Director, Film Producer, Television Actress, Voice Artist & Video Game Artist. She used to play baseball and rode horses.

Other Name: Elizabeth Irene Mitchell, Elizabeth Irene Banks
Other Professions: Film Director Film Producer Television Actress Voice Artist Video Game Artist
Appearance: Hollywood

Elizabeth Banks Complete Bio & Career

At the start of her career, she changed her name to avoid any confusion with the actress Elizabeth Mitchell. She auditioned for a role in Santa Barbara, but she did not pursue it even after getting selected because of her studies. In 1998 she completed her degree and came up with her debut through an independent film named Surrender Dorothy. She has done numerous movies thereafter.
Her first movie as a director was Pitch Perfect 2. She has been a great producer. She has been an executive producer of the movie Surrogates (2009). Later she has produced Pitch Perfect and it's sequel. She has been director and producer of other films too.
In television shows, her debut was with Keep Going Safety (1998), in which she played a voice role. She acted for the first time in All My Children (1999). She has also acted in video games for the Lego video games(2014 & 2015). She has won several awards including MTV Movie Awards and Golden Raspberry Awards. She has been nominated for several of her brilliant performances number of times. As of now, she hosts a revival of the 1980s game show Press Your Luck on ABC.

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Elizabeth Banks Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Mark P. Mitchell
Mother Ann
Siblings Three (Name Not Known)
Husband Max Handelman
Sons Felix Handelman, Magnus Mitchell Handelman

She grew up on Brown Street. Her mother is Ann and her father is Mark P. Mitchell. She is their eldest child of four children. She is married to Max Handelman since 2003. She has two children through a surrogate mother, Felix Handelman, and Magnus Mitchell Handelman. Her husband is a sportswriter and producer.

Life's Important Dates Of Elizabeth Banks

Body Measurements

Breast Size 34
Waist Size 26
Hip Size 34
Body Figure 34-26-34
Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Blonde

Personal Info

Home Town Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Nationality American
Religion Jewish
Address Los Angeles, California
School Pittsfield High School, Pittsfield
College American Conservatory Theater, San Fransico
Qualification Post Graduate
Hobbies Cooking and Horse Riding
Marital Status Married
Debut Film - Surrender Dorothy (1998)
TV - All My Children (1999)
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website


Favorite Color Blue
Favorite Brand Frye Boots
Favorite Sport Basketball
Favorite Food Cup Cakes

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Elizabeth Banks

  • She converted to Judaism to match the faith of her husband, thus becoming symbolic of eternal love.
  • She used to play a lot of baseball as a kid and used to ride horses.
  • She is college friends with producer Todd Lieberman.
  • She can’t stop herself from eating cupcakes.

Elizabeth Banks Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

49 years, 7months, 16 days old age Elizabeth Banks will turn 50 on 10 February, 2024. Only 4 months, 14 days, 8 hours,54 minutes has left for her next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Elizabeth Banks has celebrated the total number of 49 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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