Elisha Cuthbert is a Canadian actress and producer with an estimated net worth of $20 million. Cuthbert was well-known in Canada as the co-host of “Popular Mechanics for Kids” (1997–2000).
Elisha Cuthbert was born on the 30th of November, 1982 in Calgary, Canada. Her full name is Elisha Ann Cuthbert and she’s the daughter of Kevin and Patricia Cuthbert. Both her parents have Canadian roots. Her mother is a working woman while her father is an automotive design engineer.
Elisha has a younger sister named Katie who was born in 1986. Elisha spent her early childhood in Greenfield Park, a suburb of Montreal. At the age of nine, she started taking acting classes and also appeared in various television commercials. In 1999, she relocated to Los Angeles in order to pursue her acting career.
In June 2004, Elisha became engaged to Trace Ayala, who was Justin Timberlake’s personal assistant and best friend. However, they split up 11 months later in November 2005.
Cuthbert has been in a relationship with NHL player Dion Phaneuf since 2008. The couple got married in 2013. They have one child together, a daughter named Zaphira, born in 2017.
Elisha Cuthbert Net Worth
She has earned her fortune through her successful career in television and film. Cuthbert is one of the highest paid actresses on television, earning $125,000 per episode of “24” (2001-2010). She also earned a reported $300,000 per episode of “Happy Endings” (2011-2013).
In addition to her acting career, Cuthbert has also made money through endorsement deals with companies like Candie’s and Old Navy. She has also released her own line of clothing for Forever 21.
She began her career as a model at the age of nine. In 1996, Cuthbert made her television debut on the Nickelodeon series “Are You Afraid of the Dark?” and she went on to appear in 27 episodes. Before that though, she was modeling children’s clothing starting at the age of 9, including becoming a foot model.
From 1997 to 2000, Elisha and Jay Baruchel co-hosted “Popular Mechanics for Kids.” Cuthbert’s reporting during the first season caught Hillary Clinton’s attention, which resulted in an invitation to the White House.
In 1997, she co-hosted “Popular Mechanics for Kids” with Jay Baruchel. The following year, she had a small role in the blockbuster film “Airspeed” (1998).
She also appeared in the TV movie “Luck, Trust & Ketchup: Robert Altman in Carver Country” (1993). From 2001 to 2010, Cuthbert starred as Kim Bauer in the Fox action drama “24”. She has also appeared in the films “Old School” (2003), “The Girl Next Door” (2004), “House of Wax” (2005) and “Captivity” (2007).
In 2011, she began starring as Alex Kerkovich in the ABC comedy “Happy Endings”. The show was cancelled in 2013 after three seasons.
Cuthbert’s filmography includes “Dancing on the Moon” (1997), “Nico the Unicorn” (1998), “Time at the Top” (1999), “Airspeed” (1999), “Who Gets the House?”(1999) and “Believe” (2000). In 2001, she played Katlin Palmerson in the TV movie “Lucky Girl”, for which she won a Gemini Award.
Elisha was cast as Kim Bauer, the daughter of Kiefer Sutherland’s Jack Bauer, on “24.” She was a regular in the show’s first three seasons, and she made guest appearances in seasons five, seven, and eight. Elisha appeared in 79 episodes across the show’s nine-season run as a series regular.
Cuthbert starred alongside Luke Wilson, Will Ferrell, and Vince Vaughn in the 2003 film “Old School,” which made $87 million at the box office. The following year, she appeared in the romantic comedy “Love Actually.” The film was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy and grossed $246.8 million at the box office.
Awards and Nominations
Cuthbert has won a Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series for “Lucky Girl” and was named Best T&A of the Year by the Golden Schmoes Awards in 2004 for her work on “The Girl Next Door.”
Elisha and her “24” co-stars were recognized by the Screen Actors Guild with nominations for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2003 and 2005, as well as nods from the Online Film & Television Association for Best Cast in a Drama Series in 2006 and 2009. They also won an Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast in a Drama Series in 2003.
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|Full Name:||Elisha Cuthbert|
|Age in 2021:||39 years old|
|Date of Birth:||30 November 1982|
|Birth Place:||Calgary, Alberta, Canada|
Originally posted 2022-11-07 15:55:13.