Hilary Swank is an American actress and producer. She has received two Academy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, two Critics Choice Awards and a Screen Actors Guild Award. Swank made her film debut with a minor role in Buffy the Vampire Slayer before receiving her breakthrough role in the fourth installment of The Karate Kid franchise, The Next Karate Kid. On television, Hilary starred as Carly Reynolds on the eighth season of the Fox teen drama Beverly Hills, 90210 from 1997 to 1998.

Birth Name

Hilary Ann Swank




Actress, Producer



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Hilary Swank was born on the 30th of July 1974, in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States.


She’s currently 48 years old.

Sun Sign




She has German, other English, Scottish, Swiss-German, English, Dutch, Scots-Irish, Welsh, Mexican (Spanish and Native American) ancestry.




Hilary attended Happy Valley Elementary School, Fairhaven Middle School and then Sehome High School in Bellingham. She was then accepted into the South Pasadena High School in Los Angeles but dropped out later.

Family Details

  • Father – Stephen Michael Swank (Was a Chief Master Sergeant in the Oregon Air National Guard and was also a traveling salesman)
  • Mother – Judy Kay (née Clough) (Secretary and dancer)
  • Siblings – Daniel Swank (Older Brother) (He is eight years her senior)
  • Relative – Frances Martha Dominguez (Maternal Grandmother)

Marital Status



Boyfriend / Spouse

Hilary Swank has dated –

  • Chad Lowe (1992-2006) – In 1992, the actors Chad Lowe and Hilary started dating after meeting at the Athletic Club. He saw her across the room and according to him, the time stood still. After dating for 5 years, the couple married on September 28, 1997. After a successful happy married life of eight years, the couple split on January 9, 2006. Their divorce was finalized on November 1, 2007.
  • John Campisi (2006-2012) – In December 2006, Hilary commenced dating her agent, John Campisi. They dated for more than five years before separating in July 2012.
  • Laurent Fleury (2012-2015) – In 2012, Swank started dating French real estate broker, Laurent Fleury (He is also an avid surfer and water skier). They dated for three years and called it quits in the summer of 2015. The reason for the split is believed to be the angry behavior of Hilary after getting drunk in a bar.
  • Ruben Torres (2015-2016) – In 2015, Hilary started dating former professional tennis player and a financial advisor with UBS, Ruben Torres. On March 22, 2016, her engagement news with Rueben came. But, by June 2016, everything had come to an end.

  • Philip Schneider (2016-Present) – Hilary met entrepreneur Philip Schneider on a blind date in 2016. They soon started dating. On August 18, 2018, the two got married. The wedding ceremony happened at the 20,000-acre conserve which had 800 years old trees around.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
  • In centimeters – 168 cm
  • In meters – 1.68 m


  • In Kilograms – 55 kg
  • In Pounds – 121 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-24-35
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Light Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Playing Brandon Teena in the independent romantic drama film Boys Don’t Cry (1999), as Jeanne St. Rémy de Valois in The Affair of the Necklace (2001) and as Maggie Fitzgerald in sports drama film Million Dollar Baby (2004). She played Maggie Fitzgerald in “Million Dollar Baby” which was her another significant work in her career. For her stellar performance as a female boxer, she again won the Golden Globe Award and Academy Award for Best Actress.

Film Debut

In 1992, Hilary appeared in the action / comedy horror film Buffy the Vampire Slayer for her role as Kimberly Hannah.

Television Debut

In 1991, Swank earned her first acting credits in two episodes of CBS’s sitcom, Evening Shade. She portrayed her character as Aimee Thompson in the series.

Brand Endorsements

Hilary has appeared in advertisements for “Insolence” eau de toilette by Guerlain (2006), Estée Lauder (2004), Calvin Klein underwear (2004), and Independent Film Channel (2000).

Hilary Swank Net worth

Hilary Swank has a net worth of $70 million dollars as of 2023.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Hilary Swank

  • Hilary began acting at the age of nine by appearing as Mowgli in The Jungle Book. She has since appearance in several local theater and school plays.
  • When 16, she relocated to Los Angeles with her mom as a result of her parents’ divorce.
  • Hilary was formerly a vegetarian.
  • She was featured in People magazine’s “50 Most Beautiful People” list in 2000, 2004 and 2005.
  • Hilary had participated in Junior Olympics and the Washington state championships to compete in swimming.
  • She was paid $75 a day for her work in the drama movie Boys Don’t Cry (1999).
  • Hilary is the first woman in history to win an Academy Award for portraying as a boxer.
  • She has two dogs: Karoo, a Corgi/Jack Russell mix and Lucky, a German Shepherd/ Labarador Retriever mix.
  • She was originally considered for the role of Satine in Moulin Rouge! (2001), but it finally went to Nicole Kidman.
  • Hilary is the third youngest actress to win two Academy Awards for Best Actress, only after Luise Rainer and Jodie Foster.
  • Hilary is best friends with actress Mariska Hargitay.
  • On January 8, 2007, Hilary was conferred with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
  • In 2017, Swank appeared in Steven Soderbergh’s heist comedy Logan Lucky as Special Agent Sarah Grayson, alongside Channing Tatum and Daniel Craig and portrayed lawyer Colette Hughes in Bille August’s drama film 55 Steps.


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