Famous American actress, Elizabeth Olsen is known for her portrayal of Wanda Maximoff also known as Scarlet Witch in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Olsen got her initial break in 2011 by starring in the film Martha Marcy May Marlene for which she received 6 awards and more than 10 nominations. Elizabeth gave her first appearance in the Marvel movies in 2014, playing a cameo in the end credits scene of Captain America: The Winter Soldier and became one of the leads in Avengers: Age of Ultron in 2015. Continue reading to know more about the life, career, and net worth of Elizabeth Olsen in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Elizabeth Chase Olsen was born on16th February in the year 1989, in Sherman Oaks, California, the United States. Her father David Olsen was a real estate developer, and her mother Jarnette was a personal manager. Elizabeth is the younger sister of twin-sisters Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen popularly known as the Olsen twins who are actresses themselves.
Elizabeth also has an elder brother and 2 half-siblings. Her parents divorced when she was 7 and Elizabeth started to act in small roles in her sisters’ TV movie when she was a child. She attended the Campbell Hall School and later joined the Tisch School of the Arts.
Elizabeth started to date Boyd Holbrook in 2012, and they got engaged in 2014 which was called off in 2015. After her break up with Holbrook, she was rumored to be dating her fellow marvel stars Chris Evans/ Captain America and Tom Hiddleston/ Loki, but they ended up being rumors. In 2017, Elizabeth started to date Milo Green band member Robbie Arnett.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Elizabeth’s debut movie as a lead actress was the 2011 film Martha Marcy May Marlene which was a critical success. Elizabeth was noted for her performance and won many awards including Los Angeles Film Critics Association’s New Generation Award and three other Best Actress awards. The film also earned her many nominations, and she eventually became a star.
The same year she starred in the film Silent House which did not enjoy as much success as her first film, but she won the Fangoria Chainsaw Awards in the Best Leading Actress category for her role in the movie. Olsen then went on to act in movies such as Red Lights, Liberal Arts, and Very Good Girls. In 2013, she received a BAFTA Rising Star Award nomination and starred in the films Kill Your Darlings and In Secret.
In 2014, she starred in Godzilla and achieved universal popularity through the Marvel movie Avengers: Age of Ultron portraying the character Scarlet Witch. She went on to portray the character in the Marvel franchise films Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Infinity War.
She has also appeared in the TV shows Drunk History and is currently playing the lead role in the web TV series Sorry For Your Loss. Olsen will be reprising her role of Scarlet Witch in the untitled Avengers movie which is slated for release in 2019.
Net Worth & Earnings
The young and talented actress is said to be paid around $2-$4 million for her role in the Marvel films, and the salary she demands for other products are yet to be disclosed. Her luxury car collection includes a Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Toyota Camry, Toyota Prius, and a Mercedes-Benz S-Class. Her current net worth is $8 million.
Elizabeth Olsen has earned herself a name through her exceptional acting skills, and she rightly was the best choice to portray the Scarlet Witch which garnered her huge fan following worldwide. She is still young and given to her talent; she is soon expected to reach even more heights in her career.