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Net Worth:
$20 Million
Nov 30, 1982 (41 years old)
5 ft 2 in (1.59 m)
Model, Actor, Presenter, Voice Actor
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Elisha Cuthbert is a Canadian actress and producer who has a net worth of $20 million. Most widely recognized in the U.S. for her role as Kim Bauer on the hit Fox series, "24" (2001–2010), Cuthbert was already well-known in Canada as the co-host of "Popular Mechanics for Kids" (1997–2000). Elisha starred as Alex Kerkovich on the ABC sitcom "Happy Endings" (2011–2013) and Abby Phillips-Bennett on the Netflix series "The Ranch" (2016–2020), and she has appeared in films such as "Love Actually" (2003), "Old School" (2003), "The Girl Next Door" (2004), and "House of Wax" (2005).

Cuthbert has also starred in several music videos, including Weezer's "Perfect Situation" (2005) and The Gaslight Anthem's "Here Comes My Man" (2012). She also served as an associate producer on the 2005 film "The Quiet" and directed an episode of the 2012 web series "Happy Endings: Happy Rides." In 2013, "Maxim" magazine named Elisha the "Most Beautiful Woman in Television," and BuddyTV included her on its "The 15 Best Comedy Supporting Actresses of the 2011–2012 TV Season" list (she also earned a spot on the 2012–2013 list). In 2005, "Canadian Business" ranked Cuthbert #11 on its list of Hollywood's most powerful Canadians.

Early Life

Elisha Cuthbert was born Elisha Ann Cuthbert on November 30, 1982, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She grew up with mother Patricia, father Kevin (an automotive design engineer), and younger siblings Jonathan and Lee-Ann in Greenfield Park, Quebec. Elisha attended Centennial Regional High School, and after graduating in 2000, she moved to Los Angeles. During her youth, she joined Girl Guides of Canada, which "encourages girls to build life skills in outdoor adventure, financial literacy, mental health, advocacy and more."


Cuthbert began modeling children's clothing at the age of 9, and she became a foot model as well. She made her television debut on the Nickelodeon series "Are You Afraid of the Dark?" in 1996, and she went on to appear in 27 episodes. From 1997 to 2000, Elisha co-hosted "Popular Mechanics for Kids," and during the show's first season, her co-host was fellow "Are You Afraid of the Dark?" alum Jay Baruchel. Cuthbert's reporting on "Popular Mechanics for Kids" caught the attention of then-First Lady Hillary Clinton, which resulted in Elisha being invited to the White House. Cuthbert's first film was 1997's "Dancing on the Moon," then she appeared in "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," which earned her a Gemini Award. After Elisha moved to L.A., she landed the role of Kim Bauer, the daughter of Kiefer Sutherland's Jack Bauer, on "24." She was a series regular during the first three seasons, and she was a guest star during seasons five, seven, and eight, appearing in 79 episodes over the show's nine-season run. In 2003, Cuthbert co-starred with Luke Wilson, Will Ferrell, and Vince Vaughn in "Old School," which brought in $87 million at the box office, and she appeared in the romantic comedy "Love Actually." The film grossed $246.8 million and earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy.

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In 2004, Elisha played the title role in the romantic comedy "The Girl Next Door," and in 2005, she starred in the slasher movie "House of Wax" and the psychological thriller "The Quiet." She then appeared in "Captivity"(2007), "He Was a Quiet Man" (2007), "My Sassy Girl" (2008), "Guns" (2008), and "The Six Wives of Henry Lefay" (2009), and in 2010, she had a recurring role as Maxine Denver on the ABC crime drama "The Forgotten." From 2011 to 2013, Cuthbert starred as Alex Kerkovich on the critically-acclaimed series "Happy Endings" alongside Eliza Coupe, Zachary Knighton, Adam Pally, Damon Wayans Jr., and Casey Wilson. The series aired 57 episodes over three seasons, and in 2020, the cast virtually reunited for a new episode during the COVID-19 pandemic to raise money for World Central Kitchen and Color of Change. Elisha hosted the 2012 American Music Awards, and in 2015, she played the lead role on the short-lived NBC sitcom "One Big Happy." She appeared in the films "Just Before I Go" (2014), "Goon: Last of the Enforcers" (2017), and "Eat Wheaties!" (2020), and from 2016 to 2020, she played Abby Phillips-Bennett on "The Ranch," appearing in 77 episodes.

Personal Life

Elisha became engaged to Trace Ayala, Justin Timberlake's personal assistant/best friend in June 2004. They split up in November 2005. Cuthbert then married hockey player Dion Phaneuf of the Toronto Maple Leafs on July 6, 2013, and they welcomed daughter Zaphire on December 21, 2017. Elisha has been a fan of ice hockey for years, and in 2005, she wrote a blog for the NHL website.

Awards and Nominations

In 2001, Cuthbert 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 she earned a Golden Schmoes Award for Best T&A of the Year for "The Girl Next Door" in 2004. Elisha and her "24" co-stars received Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2003 and 2005 and Online Film & Television Association Award nominations for Best Cast in a Drama Series in 2006 and 2009, and they won an Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast in a Drama Series in 2003. Cuthbert shared a Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble with her "Love Actually" castmates as well as nominations from the Online Film & Television Association Awards and the Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards.

The "Happy Endings" cast received an Online Film & Television Association Award nomination for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series in 2012, and Elisha was nominated for a Spike Video Game Award for Best Female Interpretation of a Supporting Character for "24: The Game" in 2006. "The Girl Next Door" earned Cuthbert MTV Movie Award nominations for Breakthrough Female and Best Kiss (shared with Emile Hirsch), and she received a Canadian Screen Award nomination for Best Guest Performance, Comedy for "Jann" in 2021. Elisha has also earned four Teen Choice Award nominations: Choice TV Breakout Star – Female for "24" (2003), Choice Movie Actress: Action Adventure/Thriller and Choice Movie Rumble (shared with Chad Michael Murray and Brian Van Holt) for "House of Wax" (2005), and Choice Movie Actress: Horror/Thriller for "Captivity" (2007).

Real Estate

In 2005, Cuthbert paid nearly $1.65 million for a 2,100+ square foot home in the Hollywood Hills. She listed the three-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom home for rent in late 2018, asking $12,500 per month. Built in the 1930s, the home includes a walk-in wet bar, accordion-fold glass doors, courtyard patio, and outdoor fireplace.

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