Nicole Evangeline Lilly popularly known as Evangeline Lilly is a Canadian actress and author. She portrays the superhero Wasp in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, beginning with Ant-Man (2015), followed by Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019), and the Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (2023).
Evangeline Lilly Early Life
Nicole Evangeline Lilly was born on 3rd August 1979 in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada to Paul Lilly, a home economics teacher, and her mother’s name is unavailable, a product manager. She has both an older sister and a younger sister.
During her days at university, she used to do odd jobs like waitress, and grease jobs on big rig trucks and was a flight attendant for Royal Airlines to pay for her tuition.
Evangeline Lilly Career
Lilly began her career with commercials and non-speaking parts in the TV shows Smallville and Kingdom Hospital.
She played Kate Austen, the show’s female lead in Lost ran for six seasons, from 2004 to 2010.
In 2008, Lilly appeared in the Academy Award-winning film The Hurt Locker. She followed this role with a leading part in the psychological thriller film Afterwards.
In 2011, she appeared as Bailey Tallet in Real Steel. In 2012, Lilly was cast as the Mirkwood elf Tauriel in Peter Jackson’s three-part adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. She appeared in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) and its sequel, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014).
Her first book, The Squickerwonkers: The Pre-Show, was released in 2015, and the limited run book The Squickerwonkers: An Artist’s Sketchbook, was released in 2016.
In 2015, she played Hope van Dyne / Wasp in the superhero film Ant-Man and later reprised the role in Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018). In 2019, she reprised the role in Avengers: Endgame (2019).
In 2017, she starred in the Netflix horror film, Little Evil alongside Adam Scott. In 2021, she starred with Armie Hammer and Gary Oldman in Crisis, directed by Nicholas Jarecki. That same year, she also starred in South of Heaven.
In 2023, she reprised her role as Hope van Dyne / Wasp in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, as the first film of Phase Five of the MCU.
Evangeline Lilly Relationship
Lilly was married to Murray Hone from 2003 to 2004. Later, she was in a relationship with her Lost co-star Dominic Monaghan from 2004 to 2007.
In 2010, Lilly began a long-term relationship with Norman Kali. In 2011, she gave birth to their first child, a son. Their second child, another son, was born in October 2015.
Evangeline Lilly Net Worth
She has a nеt wоrth of an estimated $20 million. She earns her living by being an Саnаdіаn асtrеѕѕ аnd аuthоr. According to various sources, her annual income is $2-$4 million.
Evangeline Lilly Education
Lilly graduated from W. J. Mouat Secondary School in Abbotsford, British Columbia. Her interest in humanitarian causes and world development led her to major in International Relations at the University of British Columbia.
Evangeline Lilly Some Interesting Facts
- Lilly played soccer during her school days.
- Lilly was vice president of the student council.
- On 20th December 2006, an electrical problem set fire to Lilly’s house in Kailua, Hawaii.
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Evangeline Lilly Physical Stats
|Height||5 feet 5 inches|
|Hair color||Dark Brown|
Evangeline Lilly Wiki/Bio
|Full Name||Nicole Evangeline Lilly|
|Date of Birth||3rd August 1979|
|Birthplace||Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada|
|Profession||Actress and Author|
Father- Paul Lilly
|Spouse(s)||Murray Hone (m. 2003; div. 2004)|
Dominic Monaghan (2004 – 2009)
Norman Kali (2010 – present)