When you think about celebrities and their villa, a modest little, charming house will not come to your mind, but such was the house of Elizabeth Banks when she first achieved the stardom of Hollywood. According to the reports, Elizabeth purchased the home for $659,000 back in 2004 and sold it for $895,000. Banks has acquired the image of a powerbroker in Hollywood apart from an actress. Recently her house is listed for $1.1 million which is double of price Elizabeth paid for it.
Elizabeth Banks is 45, born on February 10, 1974, in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA. She completed her schooling from Pittsfield High School. She used to participate a lot in sports activities but had to leave it after her leg was fractured. After completing her schooling she attended the University of Pennsylvania and completed her graduation in communications. She learned the basics of acting in American Conservatory Theater and worked for productions like ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ and ‘Hurly Burly.
Elizabeth moved to New York to increase her probability of becoming a successful actress. She made her debut appearance in a movie based on drug addiction named Surrender Dorothy in 1998. She started getting more opportunities and worked for productions like Third Watch’ and ‘Sex and the City. In 2002, she played the role of Betty Brant in Spider-Man as a secretary of a newspaper editor. She started gaining popularity and appeared in movies like Swept Away’ and ‘Catch Me If You Can.
Elizabeth was nominated for Screen Actors Guild Award, for playing the role of Marcela Howard in Sea biscuit’ (2003). In Spider-Man 2 she again played her part of Betty Brant which became an overall hit. Her best performance was in a comedy-drama ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin. She showed the range of her acting with Slither. She started dating Max Handelman and the couple was married in 2003.