Elizabeth Olsen is an American actress. She is known for portraying Scarlet Witch in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Her breakthrough came in 2011 when she starred in the independent thriller drama Martha Marcy May Marlene, for which she was nominated for the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Actress and Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead, among other awards. She achieved global recognition when she appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch with her first appearance in Captain America: The Winter Soldier in the end credit scene then a lead in Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War and the upcoming Avengers: Endgame.
Elizabeth Chase Olsen
C Head, Liz, Lizzie, Lizzie Olsen
Pop / Rock
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Birthday / Date of Birth
Olsen was born on February 16, 1989 in Sherman Oaks, California, United States.
She is currently 30 years old.
Olsen has Norwegian ancestry on her father’s side and English ancestry on her mom’s side.
Elizabeth went to Campbell Hall School in North Hollywood, California. She then attended New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and then the Atlantic Theater Company in Manhattan, NYC. She graduated in March 2013. She spent one semester in the Art Theatre School, Moscow, Russia through the MATS program at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center.
- Father – David Olsen (Real estate developer and mortgage banker)
- Mother – Jarnette (née Jones) (Personal Manager)
- Siblings – Mary-Kate Olsen (Older Sister) (Actress, Fashion Designer), Ashley Olsen(Older Sister) (Actress, Fashion Designer), Trent Olsen (Older Brother), Courtney Taylor Olsen (Younger Half Sister), Jake Olsen (Younger Half Brother)
- Others – McKenzie Olsen (Stepmother)
Boyfriend / Spouse
Elizabeth Olsen has dated –
- Alexander Skarsgård (2012) – Elizabeth had a fling with the actor in 2012. They were seen getting comfortable during Vanity Fair’s 2012 Oscar Party on February 26. According to an eyewitness, “They were talking in a corner, for a long time”. She also talked about the same on ET Canada (via People).
- Boyd Holbrook (2012-2015) – A model from America, Boyd Holbrook dated this actress from September 2012 to January 2015 after meeting on the set of “Very Good Girls.” The duo had also engaged in March 2014.
- Chris Evans (2015) – In April 2015, the actors were RUMORed to have had an encounter with each other. They met on the set of “Avengers: Age of Ultron.”
- Tom Hiddleston (2015) – In May 2015, English actor, Tom Hiddleston was RUMORed to have had a fling with American actress Elizabeth Olsen. They came close while filming the movie “I Saw the Light,” where they play husband-wife.
- Robbie Arnett (2017-Present) – In February 2017, Elizabeth first met independent musician Robbie Arnett during a vacation in Mexico. In March 2017, they made their relationship public by walking arm-in-arm in New York City.
- In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
- In centimeters – 170 cm
- In meters – 1.7 m
- In Kilograms – 58 kg
- In Pounds – 128 lbs
- Measurements – 34-25-35
- Bust – 34 inches
- Waist – 25 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 32B
She wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 6 (US).
She played Martha in the 2011 film Martha Marcy May Marlene, Sarah in 2012 film Silent House and Zibby in another 2012 film Liberal Arts.
Elizabeth Olsen made her acting debut with a 1994 TV film, How the West Was Fun, starring alongside her sisters, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. Her feature film debut was the critically acclaimed 2011 film, Martha Marcy May Marlene.
She hasn’t featured in television series.
In 2014, she appeared in the print ads for Miu Miu’s Spring / Summer 2014 campaign.
Awards & Nominations
|2011||Martha Marcy May Marlene||Alliance of Women Film Journalists||Best Breakthrough Performance||Won|
|Chicago Film Critics Association||Most Promising Performer||Won|
|Florida Film Critics Circle||Pauline Kael Breakout Award||Won|
|Ghent International Film Festival||Special Mention||Won|
|Los Angeles Film Critics Association||New Generation Award||Won|
|Vancouver Film Critics Circle||Best Actress||Won|
|Broadcast Film Critics Association||Best Actress||Nominated|
|Chicago Film Critics Association||Best Actress||Nominated|
|Detroit Film Critics Society||Best Breakthrough Performance||Nominated|
|Gotham Independent Film Awards||Best Breakthrough Actress||Nominated|
|Gotham Independent Film Awards||Best Ensemble Performance||Nominated|
|Independent Spirit Awards||Best Female Lead||Nominated|
|Online Film Critics Society||Best Actress||Nominated|
|San Diego Film Critics||Best Actress||Nominated|
|Satellite Awards||Best Actress – Motion Picture||Nominated|
|Saturn Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|Toronto Film Critics Association||Best Actress||Nominated|
|Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association||Best Actress||Nominated|
|2013||Herself||British Academy Film Awards||BAFTA Rising Star Award||Nominated|
|Silent House||Fangoria Chainsaw Awards||Best Leading Actress||Won|
|2014||Godzilla||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Movie: Breakout Star||Nominated|
|2015||I Saw the Light||Deauville American Film Festival||Hollywood Rising Star Award||Won|
|Avengers: Age of Ultron||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Movie: Breakout Star||Nominated|
|2016||Captain America: Civil War||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Movie: Chemistry||Nominated|
|2018||Avengers: Infinity War||MTV Movie & TV Awards||Best Fight||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Action Movie Actress||Nominated|
Elizabeth Olsen Favorites
- Favorite Actress – Michelle Pfeiffer
- Favorite Movie – Tremors (1990), Pal Joey (1957), Roman Holiday (1953), Manhattan (1979), Annie Hall (1977), Gone With the Wind (1939)
Elizabeth Olsen Net worth
Elizabeth Olsen has an estimated net worth of $7 million as of 2019. She is described as one of the finest actresses of Hollywood, who has been associated herself in high profile films, thus making herself a high profile actress.
Social Media Portfolio
Some Lesser Known Facts About Elizabeth Olsen
- Her sisters run a clothing line which is named after her and her brother.
- The actress gained singing and ballet lessons at her very young age.
- In 2009, Olsen spent a semester studying in Moscow at the Moscow Art Theatre School through the MATS program at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center.
- Elizabeth has not acted in the film Spy Kids but she gave an audition for that in the past.
- Olsen is a huge fan of Volleyball.
- Elizabeth Olsen is the tallest among the three sisters.
- She was present on #94 in AskMen’s Most Desirable Women of 2012.
- She won the Fangoria Chainsaw Best Leading Actress Award for ‘Silent House’ in 2013.
- In 2015, she won the Deauville American Film Festival’s Hollywood Rising Star Award for the movie ‘I Saw the Light’.
- In late 2018, Disney confirmed a Marvel television series starring Olsen and Paul Bettany would be aired on their upcoming Disney+ streaming service; the title of the show, WandaVision, was confirmed in April 2019.