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.

Birth Name

Elizabeth Chase Olsen

Other Names

Lizzie Olsen


C Head, Liz, Lizzie, Lizzie Olsen


Actress, Singer


Pop / Rock




Not Signed with Any



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Olsen was born on February 16, 1989 in Sherman Oaks, California, United States.


She is currently 30 years old.

Sun Sign




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.

Family Details

  • 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)

Marital Status


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.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
  • In centimeters – 170 cm
  • In meters – 1.7 m


  • In Kilograms – 58 kg
  • In Pounds – 128 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-25-35
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

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.

Film Debut

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.

Television Debut

She hasn’t featured in television series.

Brand Endorsements

In 2014, she appeared in the print ads for Miu Miu’s Spring / Summer 2014 campaign.

Awards & Nominations

Year Nominated Work Association Category Result
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.


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