Actress Elizabeth

Elizabeth Chase Olsen was born on February 16, 1989 in Sherman Oaks, California. Her parents are Jarnette and David Olsen. Her mother served as a personal manager, while her father works as a real estate developer and a mortgage banker. They divorced in the 1996. Elizabeth is known to be a younger sister of the famous twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. She also has an older brother Trent Olsen, and two younger half-siblings. She is of Norwegian and English ancestry.

She studied at the Campbell Hall School in North Hollywood, Afterwards, she enrolled in Tisch School of the Arts, which is located in the New York University. She also studied in Moscow, Russia at the famous Moscow Art Theatre School through the MATS program at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in the 2009.

She has been interested in ballet and singing since her early years. Another passion of a young lady was acting. She took some lessons and even began her acting career with appearances in her sisters' movies. During her childhood, she has made her appearance in numerous movies and tv shows like “How the West Was Fun”, “Olsen Twins Mother's Day Special” and “The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley”. She has started to take different film auditions since her school time.

She started her big and successful career in the 2011, when she appeared in both “Martha Marcy May Marlene” and “Silent House”. She also played Zoe in the film “Peace, Love & Misunderstanding”. The next year she played Sally Owen in the movie “Red Lights”. In the same year she appeared with the role of Zibby in the film “Liberal Arts”. In the 2013 she has made her brilliant appearances in such project like “Kill Your Darlings”, “Very Good Girls”, “In Secret” and “Oldboy”. She played both Wanda Maximoff and Scarlet Witch in the super hero film “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”, which was released in the 2014. In the same year she also played Elle Brody in the movie “Godzilla”. In the 2015 she returned with a role of Wanda Maximoff in the movie “Avengers: Age of Ultron”. She appeared in the film “I Saw the Light”, where she portrayed Audrey Williams character. Her last projects are: “Ingrid Goes West”, “Wind River” and “Avengers: Infinity War”.

She was nominated with numerous awards and even won in several of them. In the 2011, thanks to her work “Martha Marcy May Marlene”, she won such awards by “Ghent International Film Festival”, “Los Angeles Film Critics Association”, “Vancouver Film Critics Circle” and “Florida Film Critics Circle”. In the 2013 she also was honored with Fangoria Chainsaw Awards in the category of the Best Leading Actress for “Silent House” film.

She is not married yet. There is quite a little information about her personal life. She can be followed on facebook, Instagram and Twitter. She also is active in snapchat. In fact, clothing line of Mary-Kate and Ashley, which was titled "Elizabeth and James" was named after her and her older brother. Her net worth is estimated to be around 5 million dollars.

Last Modified: Mar 9, 2020

Related Biographies