Nicole Evangeline Lilly, popularly known as Evangeline Lilly is a Canadian actress and author. She rose to prominence after starring in the leading role as Kate Austen in the ABC series Lost. Her notable films are The Hurt Locker, Real Steel, Ant-Man series including Avengers: Endgame, and The Hobbit film series. Besides acting, she has also authored children's book series The Squickerwonkers. 

She has over 2.3 million followers on her Instagram@evangelinelillyofficial.

What is Evangeline Lilly Famous For? 

  • Her role as Kate Austen in ABC series, Lost.
  • Her role as Tauriel in The Hobbit franchise films.
  • Her role as Wasp in Ant-Man franchise films and Avengers: Endgame.

Where was Evangeline Lilly Born?

Evangeline Lilly was born on 3 August 1979. Her birth name is Nicole Evangeline Lilly. Her birthplace is in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta in Canada. She holds a Canadian nationality. She has two sisters. Information about her parents is not available at present. It will be updated soon. She belongs to White ethnicity. She grew up Christian. Her zodiac sign is Leo.

Regarding her educational background, she attended W.J. Mouat Secondary School in Abbotsford, British Columbia. She was the vice-president of the student council. Following his high school graduation, she attended the University of British Columbia. She graduated from the university majoring in International Relations. While in college she worked as a waitress, flight attendant for Royal Airlines. She also did "oil changes and grease jobs on big rig trucks". 

Evangeline Lilly Career Timeline

A Ford Modeling Agency discovered Evangeline Lilly while walking the streets of Kelowna, British Columbia. 

She then appeared in several commercials. Her first acting roles were non-speaking roles in tv series. 

She then auditioned for the role of Kate Austen for the ABC series, Lost. 

Out of 75 women auditioned, she was chosen for the role. However, she almost lost the role due to work visa troubles. 

She gained widespread recognition for her role in the series. 

Lost ran for 6 seasons from 2004 to 2010 and accumulated numerous awards and accolades.

Entertainment Weekly voted Lilly one of its "Breakout Stars of 2004". 

She won Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for her role in Lost in 2005. 

She also earned a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Television Series Drama nomination in 2006. 

TV Guide voted Lily's role number 1 Sexiest Woman on Television in 2007. 

FHM's also named Lily in its Top Sexiest role in 2007. 

People Magazine voted Lilly one of its "50 Most Beautiful People". 

She made her film debut in several uncredited roles before landing the main role in the 2008 American war thriller film, The Hurt Locker.

The film won the Academy Award, while the cast won the Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Cast and the Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble. 

She landed the leading role in a psychological thriller film, Afterwards in the same year. 

She took short retirement from acting in 2010.

She landed the main role of Mirkwood elf Tauriel in Peter Jackson's three-part adaptation of J.R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit. 

She won the 2014 MTV Movie Award for Best Fight, shared with Orlando Bloom, for her role in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

Lilly than landed one of the main roles as Hope van Dyne/Wasp in the Marvel superhero film, Ant-Man. 

She later reprised her role in Ant-Man and the Wasp and Avengers: Endgame.

She released a children's book, The Squickerwonkers in July 2013. 

Who is Evangeline Lilly Married to?

Evangeline Lilly first married Murray Hone in 2003. They divorced in 2004. She then dated Lost co-star Dominic Monaghan for 5 years from 2004 to 2009. She then started dating Norman Kali in 2010. She gave birth to their first child, a son in 2011. She gave birth to their second son in 2015. Her father has stage 4 leukemia. 

During the global outbreak of coronavirus in early 2020, Lily refused to self-quarantine and said it was "#businessasual" on her Instagram account. She stated that she values freedom over her life. She received criticism for her comments. She later apologized for her comments calling them "dismissive, arrogant and cryptic". 

How tall is Evangeline Lilly?

Evangeline Lilly stands at a height of 1.65 m i.e. 5 feet and 5 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 121 lbs i.e. 55 kg. She has a slim body build. Her body measurements are 36-23-32 inches. She has green eyes and her hair color is dark brown. 

She wears a dress size of 4 (US) and a shoe size of 8 (US). 

What is Evangeline Lilly Net Worth?

Evangeline Lilly earns from her acting career in the entertainment industry. She started off her career as a model. She later appeared in several films and tv series. Besides movies and tv series, she has appeared in several tv commercials and endorsed several brands. Besides acting, she also earns from her book sales. Her net worth is estimated at $15 million.