Elizabeth Banks :: Biography
An American actress, producer and director, ‘Elizabeth Banks’ was born on February 10, 1974 in Piitsfield, Massachusetts, U.S. Banks celebrates her birthday on each 10th February every year. She was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts and grown up on Brown Street. She belongs to Irish and English ancestry. She played baseball and rode horses while growing up. She started acting when she acted in the school’s play. In 1992, she completed high school level from the Pittsfield High School. She is also member of the Massachusetts Junior Classical League. Later, she attended University of Pennsylvania where she became a member of the Delta Delta Delta Sorority. In 1996, she completed her graduation majoring in communications and a concentration I theater arts. She earned an MFA and completed schooling at American Controversy Theater in 1998.
Banks started her acting career with debuting in the independent film ‘Surrender Dorothy’ in 1998. She appeared in various movies for more than seven years until she gained widespread recognition with 2005 released comedy movie ‘The 40-year-Old Virgin’. She starred in Willian Inge’s Bus Stop as Cherie at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in August 2005. Later, she was seen on the series Stella and NBC sitcom’s ‘Scrubs’ as Dr. Kim Briggs. Banks played the character of Mark Wahlberg’s love interest in the American Football drama movie ‘Invincible’ in 2006. The same year she was casted in the comedy-horror movie ‘Silther’.Elizabeth continued to show her immense acting skills. She starred as a female lead in the comedy movie ‘Meet Bill’ in 2007. However, she didn’t choose the same genre movies. She kept on experimenting on her roles. Banks appeared in the thriller movie ‘The Uninvited’ in 2009. She appeared in five films with her frequent co-star Paul Rudd. In 2010, she appeared as a recurring character with thirteen appearances by the end of fifth season. For her outstanding performance she earned a nomination for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series at 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards. Banks reprised her role as Sal on Modern Family in 2013.
The gorgeous and talented actress is blessed with the gorgeous measurements. Her seductive body is an example of banana body type. She has nice flat stomach, small breasts and hips. As she has small breasts, she wears the bra size of 32B. She has an amazing body measurements size of 34-25-34 inches. Banks looks stunning in the bikini when she exposed her beautiful and hot pair of legs and pretty looking feet. She stands with the height of 5 feet 5 inches and carries the average weight of 56 kg. The phenomenal actress looks really beautiful and attractive in her roles in the movies. She has successfully established as one of the versatile and attractive actress in the American movie industry.
Significance to her personal life biography, Banks got married to Max Handelman in 2003. Her husband, Max is sportswriter and producer whom she met on her first day at college on September 6, 1992. In March 2011, she had their first child and in November, 2012 she delivered another son, Magnus Mitchell who was born via a surrogate. Till date, the couple is living luxurious life with their children. There is no issue of divorce and any external affairs news published in the media.
Even at age of 40, she is giving strong competition to the new actresses. She has maintained her body in elegant manner. The alluring beauty had worked really hard to come to the successful destiny as an actress. The popular American actress has a net worth of $16.5 million. She earned her net worth by working in the movies. However, her salary per movies is not disclosed in the public.
Elizabeth changed her original name to Elizabeth Banks to avoid confusion of names with another actress Elizabeth Mitchell. To know more interesting facts and information about outstanding actress, her bio can followed on the wiki and other internet sites. She can also be followed on her twitter account @ElizabethBanks for her recent news and upcoming movies.