Evangeline Lilly has identified herself as one of the leading faces in the field of entertainment. A Canadian actress came to limelight and gained a lot of fame following her breakout role in the highly rated series Lost from 2004-10. For her marvelous performance in the series, she also won Screen Actors Guild Award as well as got a Golden Globe Award nomination. Besides, Lilly has also played a number of iconic roles in several critically acclaimed movies like The Hobbit film series and Ant-Man.
Lilly is a married woman but after her divorce with her ex-spouse Murray Hone, the actress has been dating her longtime boyfriend Norman Kali. The two are also blessed with two children.
Early Life And Education Of Evangeline Lilly
Evangeline Lilly was born Nicole Evangeline Lilly on 3 Aug 1979, in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada. She belongs to American nationality and regarding her ethnicity, she is a White. Lilly was raised up by her parents in Britsh Columbia. Her father was a produce manager.
Lilly did her schooling from the W. J. Mouat Secondary School in Abbotsford, British Columbia. At that time, she was heavily involved in sports especially in soccer as well as became a vice-president of the student council. She later went on to study at the University of British Columbia and majored in International Relations.
Evangeline Lilly's Professional Career
Evangeline Lilly initially worked as a waitress and an oil changer for trucks. After struggling, she found out the key to success but it was all hard work and dedication which helped her to grab that key of success. She started her modeling career working for Ford Modeling Agency.
Lilly has starred in a number of movies and TV shows and it has really made a difference as her screen presence really makes a difference. She played the role of Connie James in a movie called The Hurt Locker in the year 2009.
Lilly was awarded the Gotham Award for Best Ensemble Cast Washington D.C Area Film Critics Association Awards for the category of Best Ensemble and this award really meant a lot to her as it gave her a head start to pursue her biggest dreams. She played the role of Tauriel in a movie called The Hobbit: The Destination of Smaug and for this role, she was nominated for many awards winning the MTV Movie Award for the category of Best Fight.
Lilly is also credited for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Kingdom Hospital, and Lost.
Evangeline Lilly's Net Worth, Salary, And Earnings
Evangeline Lilly has landed a number of breakout roles in several blockbuster movies. For her iconic roles, the actress has also received a hefty amount of paycheque. She has an estimated net worth of around $15 million, as per Celebrity net worth, in 2018. She is also the proud owner of Ford Escape which worth around $10,000.
In 2008, Lilly appeared as Kate Austen in the TV series Lost where her salary per episode was around $70,000. A renowned actress played the role of Tauriel in the box office hit movie The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug which grossed over $958 million worldwide against its producing cost $217 million. The following year, she reprised a character in the movie The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. The movie was also turned out to be the second highest-grossing film of 2014 making over $956 million worldwide.
Evangeline Lilly's Personal Life, Husband, And Married
Evangeline Lilly is a married woman. After a few years of dating with her ex-husband Murray Hone, the two tied the knots in the year 2003. The couple, however, did not last long and eventually divorced after 1 year of married life. The previous couple does not have any child.
Following their divorce, Lilley started dating with her Lost co-star Dominic Monaghan. The couple first met in Hawaii and the two also made their public appearance at the 2005 Golden Globes. The couple, sadly, broke up in nearly five-year of togetherness.
Lilly later started a love affair with her longtime boyfriend Norman Kali. The couple met for the first time in the sets of Lost and started dating in 2010. They welcomed their first child, a son named Kahekili in May 2011. They have also a daughter was born in Oct 2015.
Lilly is also quite active on social media especially on photo-sharing site Instagram with more than 1 million followers.
by sanjeet, 27 Jan, 2015