Ant Man and The Wasp’s Evangeline Lilly is out guest on Rad Virals today. Read on to learn all about her including her net worth, TV shows, movies and private life.
Evangeline Lilly – Family and Education
Nicole Evangeline Lilly was born on August 3, 1979, in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada. Her mother is a produce manager, while her father is a home economics teacher.
Evangeline Lilly is the second of three sisters. They were raised in British Columbia by their parents.
She graduated from W. J. Mouat Secondary School in Abbotsford, British Columbia, where she played soccer and served as vice-president of the student council. While studying in college, she worked different jobs to pay for her tuition: as a waitress, a mechanic assistant, and as a flight attendant for Royal Airlines.
Evangeline grew up as a Christian. Her religion and beliefs influenced her to visit the Philippines when she was 18. Because of her interest in humanitarian causes and world development, she decided to major in International Relations at the University of British Columbia.
Evangeline Lilly’s Career Summary
Canadian actress Evangeline Lilly’s career started when she was discovered by an agent working for Ford Modelling Agency on the streets of Kelowna, British Columbia. She eventually called the agent and later on, she got jobs in commercials and landed non-speaking roles in Smallville and Kingdom Hospital.
She was convinced by a friend to try auditioning for the ABC TV series, Lost. She did not expect to be cast for the character of Kate Austen.
After passing the audition, she almost had to back out because she was having a hard time getting a US work visa. Finally, her application was accepted and she arrived in Hawaii a day late for filming.
Lost came to be one of the network’s top shows, despite Lilly initially thinking that it will “at best be a mediocre TV show” when she auditioned.
Because of her performance in Lost, Lilly was named as one of Entertainment Weekly’s “Breakout Stars of 2004”.
In 2008, Lilly appeared in the Academy Award-winning movie, The Hurt Locker. She then came to appear in Afterwards (2008) and Real Steel (2011).
In 2012, she was cast for the role of Tauriel in the film adaptation The Hobbit, appearing in two out of the three films: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) and The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014).
The following year, she got the female lead role in the Marvel film Ant-Man. In 2018 and 2019, she reprised the role of Hope Van Dyne/Wasp in Ant-Man and the Wasp and Avengers: Endgame.
In 2020, she is set to appear in the upcoming dramatic thriller Dreamland.
For the complete filmography of Evangeline Lilly, check out below.
Evangeline Lilly – Net Worth in 2019
As of 2019, Canadian actress Evangeline Lilly’s net worth is estimated to be around $15 million.
Evangeline Lilly’s Personal Life and Relationships
Canadian actress Evangeline Lilly got married to Murray Hone in 2003. They split in 2004.
From 2004 to 2009, Lilly got in a relationship with Lost co-star, American actor Dominic Monaghan. In 2010, she started dating and developing a long-term relationship with Norman Kali.
Lilly gave birth to her first child with Kali in 2011. In 2015, the couple had another son.
Evangeline Lilly – Filmography
Stealing Sinatra – 2003
The Lizzie McGuire Movie – 2003
Freddy vs. Jason – 2003
White Chicks – 2004
The Long Weekend – 2005
The Hurt Locker – 2008
Afterwards – 2008
Real Steel – 2011
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – 2013
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – 2014
Ant-Man – 2015
Little Evil – 2017
Ant-Man and the Wasp – 2018
Avengers: Endgame – 2019
Dreamlanddagger – 2020
Smallville – 2002–2004
Tru Calling – 2003
Kingdom Hospital – 2004
Lost – 2004–2010
Evangeline Lilly – Age, Height, Weight, Body Measurements and Other Info
Height – 5 feet 6 inches
Weight – Approximately 60 Kg or 132 lbs
Body measurements – 36-24-34
Age – 40 years
Ethnicity – Caucasian
Nationality – Canadian
Religion – Christianity
Shoe size – 7.5 US (38 EU)
Dress size – 4 US (34 EU)
Hair color – Dark brown
Eye color – Green
F.A.Q. About Evangeline Lilly
How much did Evangeline Lilly get paid in Lost?
In January 2006, NBC reported that Evangeline Lilly was getting paid around $20,000 to $40,000 per episode of the TV series, Lost. According to sources that range was to be maintained until season 2, but the salaries of the cast increased as the show progressed. It is assumed that Lilly earned around $150,000 per episode from Seasons 4 to 6 of Lost.
Who is Evangeline Lilly married to?
Canadian actress Evangeline Lilly was married to Murray Hone from 2003 to 2004. Lilly began dating her current partner, Norman Kali, in 2010. Lilly and Kali are not yet married as of this writing.
Where does Evangeline Lilly live?
On December 20, 2006, Evangeline Lilly’s house in Kailua, Hawaii was destroyed by a fire caused by an electrical problem. She is still living in Hawaii with her partner Norman Kali and their children.