Evangeline Lilly is a famous Canadian actress who received a Golden Globe Award nomination for her as Kate Austen in the ABC series Lost. This role earned her a Screen Actors Guild Award. She plays the superhero Hope van Dyne/Wasp in Marvel films such as Ant-Man (2015) and Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018).
She will reprise the role in the upcoming Avengers 4. Her other acting credits include Connie James in The Hurt Locker (2008), Bailey Tallet in Real Steel (2011), Tauriel in The Hobbit film series.
Evangeline Lilly Biography
Evangeline Lilly was born on the 3rd of August 1979, in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada. She’s currently 42 years old.
|Birth Name||Nicole Evangeline Lilly|
|Date of Birth||August 3, 1979|
|Place of Birth||Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada|
|Age||42 years old|
|Ethnicity||English and Irish|
Family and Education
Very little is known about her family and her childhood. Her father is a home economics teacher while her mother is a beauty consultant. She has a younger sister named Andrea Lilly.
Lilly attended W. J. Mouat Secondary School in Abbotsford, British Columbia. She did her major in International Relations at the University of British Columbia.
Evangeline Lilly Husband and Dating Life
Evangeline Lilly was married to Canadian ice hockey player, Murray Hone from 2003 to 2004.
Lilly began dating her Lost co-star Dominic Monaghan in 2004. Their relationship lasted until 2009.
She then started dating Norman Kali in 2010. Lilly gave birth to their first child, a son named Kahekili (Hawaiian for “the thunder”), on May 21, 2011. She gave birth to their second child in October 2015, another son.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 6 inches|
Centimeters – 168 cm
Meters – 1.68 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 60 kg|
Pounds – 132 lbs
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||8 (US)|
|Dress Size||6 (US)|
|Distinctive Features||Wide Smile|
Evangeline was cast in an uncredited role as a school student in the 2003 American slasher film, Freddy vs. Jason.
Her first credited role was as Simone in the 2005 Canadian film, The Long Weekend.
She has also starred in several films such as The Lizzy Mcguire Movie, The Hurt Locker, Reel Steel, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, and Little Evil.
She made her first television appearance in the American television series Smallville from 2001 to 2001. She was cast as an extra in four episodes of the series.
Evangeline Lilly has appeared in TV commercials for LiveLinks, Karastan Carpets, Michelle K Footwear, Davidoff Coolwater Women, Baume et Mercier, L’Oreal cosmetics.
Her portrayal of Kate Austen in the ABC series Lost from 2004 to 2010. She won a Screen Actors Guild Award and received a Golden Globe Award nomination.
Playing the superhero Hope van Dyne/Wasp in Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Ant-Man (2015), Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018), and Avengers 4 (2019).
Hobbies – Reading, writing, painting, long walks, tea, and nature.
Evangeline Lilly Net Worth
As of 2023, Evangeline Lilly has a net worth of $15 million dollars.
Social Media Profiles
- Facebook – EvangelineLilly
- Instagram – evangelinelillyofficial
- Twitter – evangelinelilly
Evangeline Lilly Facts
During her time in college, she worked as a waitress, did oil changes and grease jobs on big rig trucks, and worked as a flight attendant for Royal Airlines to pay for her tuition.
Lilly was discovered by a Ford Modeling Agency agent while walking the streets of Kelowna, British Columbia.
Evangeline is fluent in French.
She was named among the Breakout Stars of 2004 by Entertainment Weekly Magazine.
Evangeline refused to do a partial nude scene in the television series Lost.
Evangeline was named #2 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2005 list.
In 2005, Lilly was ranked #75 in FHM’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005” special supplement.
She was ranked #68 and #88 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 list in 2007 and 2008, respectively.
Lilly released her debut book, titled The Squickerwonkers on July 18, 2013, at the San Diego Comic-Con International annual event.
Lilly received wide-scale media attention for her beliefs regarding feminism expressed in a 2014 interview with The Huffington Post: “I’m very proud of being a woman, and as a woman, I don’t even like the word feminism because when I hear that word, I associate it with women trying to pretend to be men, and I’m not interested in trying to pretend to be a man.”
She’s been the Spokenmodel of L’Oreal Paris since 2009.