Actress Elizabeth Banks A.K.A Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell was born on 10th February 1974 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. During her childhood, she was active in sports. Elizabeth Banks bio, she joined the University of Pennsylvania where she received her BA from the, graduating magna cum laude and then earned her MFA from the American Conservatory Theater from San Francisco. Banks has landed a prolific film career with roles in such projects as Spider-Man, Invincible, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, W. and the blockbuster The Hunger Games.
Elizabeth Banks net worth
As of 2017, Elizabeth Banks net worth has been estimated somewhere around 18 million US dollar which she grabbed from film career. In New York, Elizabeth Banks got acting opportunities to be part in Gotham-based TV productions like Sex and the City and Third Watch. Her debut movie role was in Surrender Dorothy. Before changing her last name to Banks, she starred in the 2000 John Singleton remake of Shaft because she didn't want to be confused with another thespian named Elizabeth Mitchell. After moving to Los Angeles, Banks landed roles in scores of films that spanned the gamut from comedy to drama, horror to sci-fi/fantasy such as Spider-Man (2002), Catch Me If You Can (2003), The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Invincible (2006), Meet Bill (2008), Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008), Definitely, Maybe (2008) and Spider-Man's 2004 and 2007 sequels. In 2008, Banks was casted as First Lady Laura Bush in the Oliver Stone directed, George W. Bush biopic W. Next year she returned to her guest role on the medical comedy Scrubs, in which she was casted in the role of Dr. Kim Briggs in 2006. Besides her film works, Banks continued on TV with a reoccurring 30 Rock role as conservative news commentator Avery Jessup, who became romantically involved with Alec Baldwin's character Jack Donaghy. Bank obtained 2011 and 2012 Emmy nominations for her performance. In 2012 she came with six films that she starred in such as People Like Us, The Details, What to Expect When You're Expecting and Man on a Ledge. However, her big deal for that year was the biggest project that year was the screen adaptation of the bestselling Suzanne Collins series The Hunger Games. Similarly, she was casted in its sequel Catching Fire which was released last year. In 2014 also, she remained busy with movies like Little Accidents and Walk of Shame. She later appeared in Pitch Perfect 2, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 and Power Rangers. Elizabeth Banks has also the experience of working behind the screen as she started the production company Brownstone with her husband Max Handelman and the two have produced Surrogates (2009) and Pitch Perfect (2012), a film on a cappella competitions. Moreover, she also directed and acted in the short Just a Little Heart Attack as part of the Go Red for Women campaign, which educates viewers on heart disease.
Elizabeth Banks age and husband
At this moment, Elizabeth Banks age is 43 years old. While talking about Elizabeth Banks personal life, she is married since 2003. Elizabeth Banks husband is American sportswriter and film producer Max Handelman whom she met on her first day at college on 6th September 1992. The couple had their first child Felix, who was born via a surrogate in March 2011. In November 2012, Banks made an announcement that her family had welcomed another son, Magnus Mitchell, also born via a surrogate. Her bio and trivia can are available in many online sources as well as on social pages.