Evan Rachel Wood - Updated Feb 2024

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Evan Rachel Wood

Evan Rachel Wood is an American actor and singer. Evan Rachel Wood is the recipient of the Critics Choice Television Award as well as the nominee for the Golden Globe Award for her work in film and television.

Early Life and Childhood

Evan Rachel Wood was born on 7th September 1987 and her current age is 36 years old. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. Evan Rachel Wood was born in Raleigh, North Carolina and her nationality is American. Likewise, Evan’s father is Ira David Wood III who is a theatre actor, writer, and director. While her mother is Sara Wood an actress and acting coach. Likewise, her mother, Evan is also Jewish while her father is Christian.

Similarly, Evan Rachel Wood was brought up along with her four siblings. She has three brothers, Ira David Wood IV who is an actor, Dana Wood and Thomas Wood, and a sister named Aden. Likewise, her paternal aunt Carol Winstead Wood was a Hollywood production designer.

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Caption: Evan Rachel Wood with her brother Ira IV. Source: Instagram Life

Since childhood, Evan and her siblings were involved in theatre and movies. She along with her brothers sometimes performed in ‘Theatre In The Park in Raleigh’, which her father founded and was an executive director. Moreover, she did her screen testing for the lead role in the movie ‘Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994) at the age of six. In which she lost to her counterpart, Kristen Dunst. Later her parents separated in 1996 and she moved to Los Angeles with her mother and brother Ira. Eventually, she started appearing in TV series, movies, and feature films.


Likewise, about her educational background, Evan attended a public school, Cary Elementary, North Carolina. Later subsequently did home school and received her high school diploma at the age of 15. Meanwhile, Evan has also been into sports since childhood. She was awarded a black belt in taekwondo at the age of 12.

Professional life

Evan Rachel Wood’s career in acting started at an early age as she used to appear in ‘Theatre in the Park’. Likewise, she slowly started appearing in television films from 1994 onwards. Evan started her career by playing an occasional role in the popular television series American Gothic. Similarly, Evan received her first major screen role at the age of 10 through the low-budget drama movie ‘Digging to China’ in 1997. This movie was Evan’s debut and had played the role of a young girl.  Her character is a young girl who befriends a mentally ill man. Furthermore, this movie won the Children’s Jury Award at the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival.

Later on, Evan was cast in the supporting role of Jessie Sammler in ‘Once and Again’ which was a television show. Likewise, Evan also received a role in the fantasy film ‘Practical Magic’ in which she starred along with Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman in the same year.

Meanwhile after a certain time lapse, Wood received a lead role in the comedy-drama movie ‘Little Secrets’ in the year 2001. She got the lead role of Emily Lindstrom and she was later nominated as Best Leading Young Actress at the Young Artist Awards.

Series and Movies

Furthermore, in the year 2003, she acted in a series ‘Got Murder’ on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episode. Likewise, in the year 2005, Evan played the role of Lavender Wolfmeyer. Lavender is one of four sisters handling the disappointment of their father’s absence in the movie ‘The Upside of Anger’. Likewise, she played the role of a young lover who fell for an old man in the movie ‘Down in the Valley’. Similarly, she played in the movie ‘King of California’ in which we can see her as a teenage daughter of a jazz musician who was suffering from mental illness.

Evan Rachel Wood also played the role of Diana McFlee in a novel-based movie ‘The Life Before Her Eyes’. Similarly, she also played in the famous biopic ‘Running with Scissors’. Likewise, Evan played the role of the estranged daughter in the film ‘The Wrestler’ which later won the Golden Lion Award for the Best Film at Venice Film Festival. Furthermore, Evan has voiced in the sci-fi animation film ‘Battle for Terra’.

Similarly in her movie career, she also played the role of Juliet in a fundraising production of famous Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet which was directed by her brother. Later Evan played in the HBO series ‘True Blood’, ‘Mildred Pierce’, ‘The Conspirator’, ‘The Ides of March’, ‘Westworld’ and movies like ‘Into the Forest’, ‘Doll & Em’, ‘Allure’, ‘And Drunk History’.

Furthermore, Evan also voiced the character in two movies. She voiced ‘Li Yin’ in the English version of the movie ‘Flavors of Youth’, and also Queen Iduna in ‘Frozen 2’. Her latest movie was ‘Kajillionaire’ which was a crime drama movie. Likewise, Evan also does modeling in various fashion magazines.

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Caption: Evan on the cover of a magazine. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsement

The famous personality has also done endorsement activities for various brands. She is the brand ambassador for major brands like Gucci.


Evan’s most recognizable work is when she portrayed the role of Tracy Freeland in the movie ‘Thirteen’. There she was later nominated for Best Actress at ‘The Golden Globe Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards. Likewise, other movies of hers in which she acted like ‘Pretty Persuasion’, ‘Across the Universe’, ‘And Westworld’ got nominations for the award.

Likewise, her milestone achievements were, Evan received ‘Cannes Film Festival Chopard Trophy for Female Revelation for her role in ‘Running with Scissors’. Similarly, Evan won the ‘Critics Choice Television Award’ for ‘Best Actress in a Drama Series’ for her role in the TV series ‘Westworld’. Likewise, her voiced animation film ‘Battle for the Terra was honored with the Grand Prize at the ‘Ottawa International Animation Festival’. Furthermore, Evan won the ‘Midnight Award’ at the ‘San Francisco International Film Festival’.

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Caption: Evan on Ellen’s show. Source: Instagram.

Evan Rachel Wood – Net Worth 2024

Evan has earned quite a huge amount as her earnings. Her net worth is contributed to her being an actress, fashion model, and singer. According to the webpage, Celebrity Net Worth, Evan’s total net worth is $ 8 million.

Relationship status

Evan is a divorced single mother at present. She divorced British actor Jamie Bell. The duo was married in a small ceremony on October 30, 2012, and also has one son, born on July 29, 2013. She had a home birth with her son. Evan was very much inspired by the documentary ‘The Business of Being Born’ and later thanked its creator. Unfortunately, the couple did not last together and separated in May 2014.

Evan met Jamie at the ‘Sundance Film Festival’ in 2005 and started dating each other. However, this relationship, unfortunately, did not work and ended a year later. Evan later moved on and began an on-off relationship with Marilyn Manson from 2007-2010. However, their love did not last.

In 2011, she disclosed that she is bisexual through her Twitter account. She even discussed her sexuality in an interview with Esquire, saying, “I’m up for anything. Meet a nice guy, meet a nice girl…” In the same year, she rekindled her relationship with Bell, five years after they first broke up.

Sexual Assault

In 2016, Evan Rachel Wood told the reporter of Rolling Stone that she had been raped twice many years ago. In February 2018, Evan testified before the United States House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigation as a survivor of sexual abuse and rape survivor.

Body Measurement

Evan Rachel Wood stands at a height of 168.3cm weighing 54kg. Likewise, her vital stat is 34-25-34. Her look compliments well with her blonde hair color and light brown eye color.

Caption: Evan Rachel Wood’s appearance. Source: Instagram

Evan Rachel Wood – Social Media

Evan Rachel Wood is active on social media like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Evan’s Instagram handle is @evanrachelwood having 826K followers. Furthermore, Evan joined Twitter in September 2011 and has 439.2K Followers. Evan’s Twitter handle is @EvanRachelWould.