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

Nickname

C Head, Liz, Lizzie, Lizzie Olsen

Profession

Actress, Singer

Genre

Pop / Rock

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Not Signed with Any

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

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

Age

She is currently 30 years old.

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Ethnicity

White

Olsen has Norwegian ancestry on her father’s side and English ancestry on her mom’s side.

Religion

Atheist

Education

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

Single

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

Height

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

Weight

  • 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

Slim

Eye Color

Green

Hair Color

Blonde

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

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

YearNominated WorkAssociationCategoryResult
2011Martha Marcy May MarleneAlliance of Women Film JournalistsBest Breakthrough PerformanceWon
Chicago Film Critics AssociationMost Promising PerformerWon
Florida Film Critics CirclePauline Kael Breakout AwardWon
Ghent International Film FestivalSpecial MentionWon
Los Angeles Film Critics AssociationNew Generation AwardWon
Vancouver Film Critics CircleBest ActressWon
Broadcast Film Critics AssociationBest ActressNominated
Chicago Film Critics AssociationBest ActressNominated
Detroit Film Critics SocietyBest Breakthrough PerformanceNominated
Gotham Independent Film AwardsBest Breakthrough ActressNominated
Gotham Independent Film AwardsBest Ensemble PerformanceNominated
Independent Spirit AwardsBest Female LeadNominated
Online Film Critics SocietyBest ActressNominated
San Diego Film CriticsBest ActressNominated
Satellite AwardsBest Actress – Motion PictureNominated
Saturn AwardsBest ActressNominated
Toronto Film Critics AssociationBest ActressNominated
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics AssociationBest ActressNominated
2013HerselfBritish Academy Film AwardsBAFTA Rising Star AwardNominated
Silent HouseFangoria Chainsaw AwardsBest Leading ActressWon
2014GodzillaTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie: Breakout StarNominated
2015I Saw the LightDeauville American Film FestivalHollywood Rising Star AwardWon
Avengers: Age of UltronTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie: Breakout StarNominated
2016Captain America: Civil WarTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie: ChemistryNominated
2018Avengers: Infinity WarMTV Movie & TV AwardsBest FightNominated
Teen Choice AwardsChoice Action Movie ActressNominated

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.