Elena Neill - Updated Dec 2023

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Elena Neill

Elena Neill is a well-known Australian actress known for ‘The Brush-Off” and “Top of the Lake”. Elena Neill is also recognized as the daughter of an actor, writer, producer, and director, Sam Neill.

Early Life and Childhood

Elena Neill was born on 10th January 1991 and is currently 32 years old. She was born in Australia and therefore is Australian by nationality. Similarly, she follows Christianity and is of the Eurasian ethnic group. Likewise, she was born under the birth sign of Capricorn.

Moving towards her family members, she was born to her father Sam Neill, and her mother Noriko Watanabe. Her father Sam is a well-known actor, producer, director, and writer.

Her father holds citizenship in New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. Whereas her mother Noriko is a make-up artist. She is a Japanese national. Moreover, she also has an elder half-brother named Tim Neill who is an electrician and professional mountain guide, and an elder sister named Maiko Spencer.

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Caption: Elena Neill with her father (source: Celebrities InfoSeeMedia)


When it comes to her educational background, there is no precise information available. However, being born into a good family, she might have completed her higher education at a reputed university in Australia.

Professional Life

Elena Neill is a professional actress. She started her career in 2004 with the role of Ayla Katyn in the comedy-drama film, “The Brush-Off”. Likewise, after a huge gap, she appeared as a tattooist in the film, “Top of the Lake” in 2017.

To date, she has only appeared in these two movies. She gained more popularity as the daughter of Sam Neill.

Her father Sam Neill’s Career

Sam started his career as a member of a film unit and worked in documentaries for 7 years. His first movie was “The City of No” released in 1971.

His other successful projects from the 70s include “The Water Cycle”, “Duffer”, “Landfall”, “Sleeping Dogs”, “My Brilliant Career”, and others. He gained huge recognition in the industry from these movies.

Moving on, with some great movies, Sam appeared in the Australian drama, “Evil Angels (A Cry in the Dark)” in 1988. His excellent performance made him win several awards.

This is one of his best movies. In addition, some of his other big hits include “In the Mouth of Madness” (1994), “The Zookeeper” (2001), “Dirty Deeds” (2002), “Alcatraz ” (2012), “Palm Beach” (2019), and many others.

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Caption: Sam’s scene from his movie (source: Variety)

Relationship Status

Regarding her relationship status, Elena Neill is currently single and unmarried. She has neither been rumored to be dating. However, she might be more concerned about her professional life as of now.

She might have plans for marriage shortly.

However, her parents Sam and Noriko got married in 1989. Before this, Sam was married to Lisa Harrow, divorcing in 1989. However, Sam and Noriko also started having problems in their married life which led to their divorce in 2017.

Body Measurements

Enhancing her body measurements, Elena Neill is a tall and attractive girl. Talking of her height, she is 5 feet 8 inches or 1.72 meters tall.

On the other hand, she hasn’t disclosed other information such as weight, chest size, waist size, hip size, shoe size, etc. In addition, the actress has long black hair with a pair of stunning black eyes.

Elena Neill – Social Media

When it comes to her social media availability, Elena Neill is not available on any of them. We couldn’t find her accounts on any of them including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Elena Neill – Net Worth 2023

Elena has made a satisfactory amount of money from her career. As of the online resources, she currently has a net worth of $2 million US dollars.

Besides, her father Sam has a huge net worth of $20 million US dollars which he made from his acting career.