Elizabeth Banks Biography
Elizabeth Banks is an American actress, director, model and producer who is known for her portrayal role as Vicki in her debut movie, Surrender Dorothy. Likewise, she is further known for her roles in movies including Wet Hot American Summer, Spider-Man trilogy, The Next Three Days etc.
Banks has further starred in the movie Pitch Perfect and Pitch Perfect 2 along with co-stars Brittany Snow, Anna Camp, and Skylar Astin. Till date, Banks has won several awards including Face of the Future Award and Best On-Screen Transformation. Banks is married to Max Handelman and has two children.
Elizabeth Banks Net worth
Elizabeth Banks is living a lavish life with her husband and children. She earns an astonishing amount of money from her acting career.
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As of now, Banks has an estimated net worth of $30 million. Banks currently resides in Hampton Bays, New York (NY), the US along with her husband and children. Furthermore, she also owns several luxurious cars.
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Elizabeth Banks’ Brownstone Productions created $17 million budgeted comedy movie Pitch Perfect which turned out to be a surprise hit collecting $113 million worldwide at the box office. Later the movie’s video sales, as well as tv rights, VOD and premium cable deals earned it another $103 million, of which Banks’ production house benefited hugely.
Elizabeth Banks House and Cars
Elizabeth Banks has upgraded to a residence in Los Angeles from her old Studio City home. The actress for Hunger Games and Pitch Perfect finally closed a deal of a 6,218-square – foot house in Sherman Oaks, after going through a lengthy renovation and paperwork process for three long years.
The house consists of 5 bedrooms (four Bedrooms and a master bedroom, 4.5 bathrooms. The house first appeared on the sales in 2010, for a touch of less than $7 million. It was listed a couple of times on and off, and in March 2016 it entered into a contract with a pending offer.
Along with that, she also hasn’t sold her longtime 3,200-square-foot Studio City home worth $2 million.
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The house has wooden parquet, a wine party space and wooden singles’ roofy look from inside but cemented and painted roof from outside and a swimming pool front.
Moving towards Bank’s cars, her 60’s style house should already have given you the idea that she has an L for a vintage look and of course that runs for her choices in engines. As a mother, she is sometimes seen driving a fully automated and spacious 2018 Lincoln Navigator worth $73,250.
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Further, she owns a fully modified 1970s convertible Mercury Monterey. Further, she owns an S8 5.2 and was a part of Audi’s Think Faster Episode 2.
In the second episode where celebrity are asked random questions picked from Reddit, she crossed 100 miles per hour’s record and gave a couple of scared and funny looks which made it’s way to many memes.
Elizabeth Banks Personal Life
The 44 years old gorgeous actress Elizbeth Banks is married to Max Handelman who is a sportswriter and producer. Banks met her future husband Max on her first day of college at the University of Pennsylvania on September 6, 1992. Soon she fell in love with him and the couple began dating.
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After dating for 10 years, Max asked a question which gave a great surprise to Banks. Well, the couple finally tied the knot on July 5, 2003, at the Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills. The couple is blessed with two children both are born through a surrogate.
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In March 2011, their first son Felix Handelman was born. Likewise, they welcomed their second son Magnus Mitchell on November 14, 2012. It has already been 15 years that the couple got married and yet they are still together.
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Since their marriage, the couple hasn’t faced any rumors of divorce and other extramarital affairs. Moreover, there are no records of past affairs of Banks.
Elizabeth Banks Early life and Education
Elizabeth Banks was born on February 10, 1974, in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States to Ann Mitchell and Mark P. Mitchell. Her father was a factory worker at General Electric and her mother worked in a bank. She has a sister Sarah Mitchell and a brother Geoff Mitchell.
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In 1992, Banks graduated from Pittsfield High School. During her school days, Banks played baseball and rode horses. After that, she attended the University of Pennsylvania where she was a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority.
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In 1996 Banks graduated magna cum laude with a major in communications and a minor in theater arts. She completed her schooling at American Conservatory Theater in 1998 from where she received her MFA degree.
Elizabeth Banks Career
Before pursuing her acting career, Elizabeth Banks went into baseball and horseback riding during her school days. But Banks broke her leg in a Little League accident and then she decided to pursue her career on acting.
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In 1998, Banks made her acting debut through a low budget independent movie Surrender Dorothy where she portrayed the role of Vicki. The same year, she further starred in television series Keep Going Safety. Her breakthrough came after she portrayed the role of Beth in the 2005 comedy film The 40-Year-Old Virgin.
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Likewise, Banks further starred in the popular movie Spider-Man and its sequel Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3. In 2012, she starred in the movie The Hunger Games for which she won an MTV Movie Award.
Furthermore, Banks also starred in the movie Pitch Perfect and its sequel Pitch Perfect 2, Pitch Perfect 3 along with Brittany Snow, Anna Camp, and Skylar Astin.
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Banks has won several awards including Golden Raspberry Awards for her role in Movie 43, BTVA People’s Choice Awards for The Lego Movie and BTVA Awards for Lego Dimensions. She has recently starred in The Happytime Murders. Her upcoming movies are Charlie’s Angels and The Lego Movie Sequel which will be released in 2019.