American actress, producer, and director Elizabeth Banks was born on February 10, 1974 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts to parents Ann Wallace and Mark P. Mitchell. While she was still younger, she mostly played baseball and even rode horses. It was in 1998 when she made her acting debut, particularly in Surrender Dorothy. Later on, she was seen portraying roles on various films such as Wet Hot American Summer, Ordinary Sinner, Spider-Man, and Swept Away.
In 2003, she was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture because of her impressive portrayal on the film Seabiscuit. Nowadays, she remains famous especially because of her popular role Effie Trinket on the film The Hunger Games. The said film, by the way, earned her an MTV Movie Award for Best Transformation award and a nomination for Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Scene Stealer – Female.
The actress met producer and sportswriter Max Handelman in 1992 during her first day in college. After years of dating, the couple decided to settle down and eventually they got married in the year 2003. In 2011, their son Felix, who was born via surrogacy, came into their home. Later on, they had another son named Magnus Mitchell who was also born via surrogacy.
Relationship History (2014 – aged 40)
Elizabeth Banks is currently married to Max Handelman.
Max Handelman – (1992 – current)