Evangeline Lilly: biography and latest news!

  • Occupation : Actress
  • Real name : Nicole Evangeline Lilly
  • Sign : Leo
  • Date of birth : Friday 03 August 1979 (age: 41)
  • Country : Canada

Evangeline Lilly was born on August 3, 1979 in Fort Saskatchewan, Canada. Daughter of a beautician and an economics teacher, she had a quiet life until she was noticed by an agent in the streets of Kelowna. She then signed with the Ford Modeling Agency to finance her studies at the University of British Columbia. But the young woman discovered a passion for acting and landed the role of Kate Austen in Lost: The Departed. The international success of the series propelled Evangeline to star status. She participated in almost all the episodes and made a point of not shooting naked. She then landed prestigious advertising contracts, including with L’Oreal.

Since the end of the series, she launched her career in film and appears in particular in the Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in 2013. She plays the elf Tauriel, and will resume this role in The Hobbit: The Story of a Return in 2014.

As adventurous in life as she was in Lost, Evangeline was a flight attendant for Royal Airlines and did a long humanitarian mission in the Philippines.

In her heart, she was the wife of field hockey player Murray Hone before sharing the life of his partner, actor Dominic Monaghan from 2005 to 2009. Since May 2010 she shares the life of Norman Kali. On May 21, 2011, she gave birth to her first child, a baby boy named Kahekili. In June 2015, she officializes her second pregnancy on the red carpet of the premiere of the film Ant-Man. In October 2015, she gave birth to a baby girl.