Elizabeth Banks is an American actress, writer, director, and producer who has a net worth of $28 million. Elizabeth is best known as Effie Trinket for her role in—The Hunger Games film series. Besides, she earned popularity acting in Pitch Perfect film series.
In 1998, Elizabeth Banks made her film debut portraying Vicki in the American independent film—Surrender Dorothy. Her first directorial movie was Pitch Perfect 2. This film set a record of $69 million in the opening weekend.
On television series, Elizabeth started with ‘All My Children’, portraying Rosalie in 1999. She is well-known as Dr. Kim Briggs and Avery Jessup for her role in Scrubs and 30 Rock television series. Besides, Elizabeth lent her voice in the famous animated sitcom Family Guy.
Earning Through Acting
As an actress, Elizabeth Banks is credited with 92 films and television series. Her main source of income is acting. She has appeared in some high-budget films.
Elizabeth Banks portrayed Effie Trinket in the science fiction film series—The Hunger Games. This is a $495 million budgeted film series that grossed $2.970 billion in the Box Office making it the 21st –highest-grossing film franchise ever. Portraying the main character, Elizabeth Banks earned $2 million.
Besides, Elizabeth Banks portrayed Avery Jessup in Tina Fey’s satirical sitcom—30 Rock. She earned $300k per episode from this series. Since 2010, she appeared in 15 episodes portraying Avery Jessup in 30 Rock. Therefore, Elizabeth accumulated $1.5 million from 30 Rock.
What’s more, Elizabeth Banks has been hosting CBS’ television game show—Press Your Luck, since 2019. Elizabeth has made $100k so far from this game show.
Here’s how much money Elizabeth Banks earned from her notable films role:
- Spider-Man: $1 million
- Catch Me If You Can: $2 million
- The 40-Year-Old Virgin: $1 to $7 million
- The Hunger Games: $2 million
In the worldwide box office, Elizabeth Banks is credited with 29 films that have grossed $7,117,198,705. Her box office rank is #41. Banks’ contribution through acting, producing, directing, and writing is noteworthy.
However, here’s Elizabeth Banks’s notable film appearance and box office earning:
|Film Name||Worldwide Box Office Earning|
|The Hunger Games||$2.970 billion|
|Catch Me If You Can||$352 million|
|Love & Mercy||$29 million|
|Spider-Man 3||$894 million|
|Power Rangers||$142 million|
|Pitch Perfect 3||$185 million|
|Charlie’s Angels||$73 million|
|Movie 43||$32 million|
Earning Through Producing & Directing
As a producer, Elizabeth Banks is credited with 19 films and TV series. In 2015, Elizabeth made her maiden directorial film—Pitch Perfect 2. This film grossed $69 million within a week. Later, Elizabeth Banks made her $200 million paths directing Pitch Perfect 2.
In total, Elizabeth Banks is credited with $300 million for her directing role in the Pitch series.
In a nutshell, here’s Elizabeth Banks’s yearly, monthly, weekly, and daily income or salary:
- Yearly Income: $4.75 million
- Monthly Income: $395k
- Weekly Income: $91k
- Daily Income: $13k
Real Estate or Asset
Elizabeth bought a home in Studio City, California for $1.625 million in 2007. Thirteen years after, Elizabeth listed this home in the market. However, this sweet home goes for $2.4 million in 2020.
In 2018, Elizabeth and her husband—Max Handelman—purchased a 1-acre hilltop property for $6.85 million in Sherman Oaks. Elizabeth and Max are currently living in this sweet property.
Typically speaking, Elizabeth Banks is not fond of vehicles. She likes expensive clothes and spends a large amount of money buying clothes. She likes the fashion brand—Dior. Dior is an expensive fashion brand — because each Dior product is made by hand and takes hours and hours of work.
Elizabeth Banks: At a Glance
|Full Name||Elizabeth Irene Mitchell|
|Date of Birth||10 February 1974|
|Birth Place||Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States|
|Height||5 ft 4 in (1.65 m)|
|Weight||55 kg (121 lbs)|
|Spouse||Max Handelman (m. 2003 )|
|Profession||Actress, Producer, Director|
|Net Worth||$28 million|
Elizabeth Banks was born to Ann Mitchell and Mark Mitchell in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, on 10 February 1974. Though she was born in Pittsfield, she spent most of her time in Brown Street. Elizabeth is the eldest among four children in the Mitchell family.
Talking about education, Elizabeth attended Pittsfield High School and graduated from this school in 1992. After graduation, Elizabeth attended the University of Pennsylvania. She further studied at the American Conservatory Theater and earned an MFA degree.
Elizabeth Banks began her acting career joining Screen Actors Guild. In 1998, Elizabeth made her film debut. Her first film appearance was Surrender Dorothy. This film was a low budgeted film.
Later, Elizabeth appeared in Swept Away, We Hot American Summer, and Seabiscuit. Her acting role in these films made recognized by movie lovers.
Elizabeth Banks made a breakthrough portraying Effie Trinket in the American film series The Hunger Games. This film series was the 21st-highest-grossing film ever. She further earned enormous popularity appearing in the Pitch Perfect film series.
In the television series, Elizabeth is famous for portraying Dr. Kim Briggs and Avery Jessup. In 2006, Banks appeared in the medical comedy-drama, Scrubs. She appeared in 17 episodes in this series. Later, in 2010, Elizabeth appeared in 30 Rock. Here she played her role in 15 episodes.
Since 1998, Elizabeth has appeared in 29 films and television series so far.
In 2002, Elizabeth Banks and her husband Max Handelman set up a production company—Brownstone Productions. As a producer, Banks is credited with 19 films and television series.
Here are Elizabeth Banks notable producing films:
- Pitch Perfect
- The Most Hated Woman in America
- Charlie’s Angels
As a director, Banks is best known for Pitch Perfect 2. Besides, she earned fame for her directing role in films like Movie 43, Just a Little Heart Attack, and Charlie’s Angels.
Over two decades of an acting career, Elizabeth Banks has won 13 awards and 36 nominations so far. Her contribution to the film industry is noteworthy.
Max Handelman is an American writer, blogger, film producer. In 2003, Handelman married Elizabeth Banks. This couple has two children. However, Max Handelman owns a net worth of $50 million.
Elizabeth Banks changed her last name to ‘Banks’. Her full name is Elizabeth Irene Mitchell. To avoid confusion with actress Elizabeth Mitchell, she changed her last name from ‘Mitchell’ to ‘Banks’.
Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman married in 2003. They have two children. They are Felix Handelman and Magnus Mitchell Handelman. Elizabeth and her family are currently living in their Sherman Oaks property.