Lizzy Caplan

Lizzy Caplan

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Updated On March 21, 2021

Lizzy Caplan is an American actress and model. Lizzy Caplan is popular for her role as Janis Ian in the hit series ‘Mean Girls’.

Early Life and Childhood

Lizzy Caplan was born on 30th June 1982 and her age is currently 38 years old. Her full name is Elizabeth Anne Caplan and her zodiac sign is Cancer. Likewise, Lizzy was born in Los Angeles, California, and was raised in Miracle Mile. Similarly, he holds American citizenship but her ethnicity is unknown. Likewise, Lizzy was born to a Jewish family. Regarding his family background, he is the daughter of Richard Caplan and Barbara Caplan.

Her father Richard Caplan is was a lawyer and her mother Barbara Caplan was a political aide. Likewise, her father is an American crisis manager Howard Bragman. Similarly, Lizzy was born as the youngest child among three. Lizzy has two elder siblings, one brother Benjamin Caplan and one sister Julie Caplan. When she was the age of 13, her mother died of cancer.

Furthermore, regarding her educational qualification, Lizzy graduated from Alexander Hamilton High school where she was a student at the Academy of Music. At first, she focused on playing the piano but later pursued in drama. Additionally, she was also part of the school soccer team.


After completing her high school, Lizzy started her career in acting in the year 1999. Likewise, he made her debut from American teen comedy-drama television series ‘Freaks and Geeks’. In this, she played the role of a girl named Sara who was the girlfriend of Jason Segel’s character. Followed by this, Lizzy made a series of guest appearances in numerous shows and also appeared in Jason Mraz’s music video ‘You and I Both’. Likewise, Lizzy made her debut on television film in the year 2000 by her first film ‘From Where I Sit’.

Likewise, in the year 2001, Lizzy appeared in another television series, ‘Smallville’ which is an American superhero television series. Moreover, she made her debut in the film in the year 2002. She played the role of a party girl in the American comedy movie ‘Orange County’. Similarly, she appeared in the two episodes of ABC series ‘Once and Again’. She played the role of Janis Ian in the series. Likewise, she starred in the television series ‘The Pitts’ as Faith Pitt. Similarly, she has played the main role in the series like, ‘Related’, ‘The Class’, ‘Party Down’, ‘Castle Rock’, and ‘Truth Be Told’.

Furthermore, Lizzy has made his guest appearance on various series like, ‘Undeclared’, ‘Tru Calling’, ‘Family Guy’, ‘American Dad’, ‘True Blood’, ‘Children’s Hospital’, ‘The Cleveland Show’, and ‘Mr. Sunshine’. Likewise, Lizzy has done the voice role on the episode of ‘Insurmountable High Score/Tim vs. the Baby’ on ‘The Life & Times of Tim’. Moreover, she produced the American period drama television series ‘Master of Sex’ in which she played the main role, Virginia E Johnson.

Lizzy Caplan

Caption: Lizzy on ‘Master of Sex’. Source: Instagram


Besides, series, Lizzy has played in various movies. She made her debut in movies in the year 2002 from the movie ‘Orange County’. This is the American comedy film in which she played along with Colin Hanks and Jack Black. Similarly, she played in other short films like ‘Successful Alcoholics’ and ‘Item 47’. Likewise, she played the role of Lizzy Lyons in the short movie ‘Hardcore Action News’. Moreover, after working in various series she gained the main role of Janis Ian in the American teen comedy movie ‘Mean Girls’.

Likewise, she has played in various movies like, ‘Cloverfield’, ‘My Best Friend’s Girl’, ‘Crossing Over’, ‘Hot Tub Time Machine’, ‘The Last Rites of Ransom Pride’, ‘127 Hours’, ‘High Road’, ‘Save the Date’. Moreover, Lizzy has played in movies of various genres like action comedy and romantic. Likewise, she played as Lula May on the American heist thriller movie ‘Now You See Me 2’. Likewise, her latest work is ‘Honest Thief’ in which she played the role of Ella.

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Caption: Poster image of ‘Now You See Me 2’. Source: Instagram

Achievements and Net worth

Lizzy has worked in movies and series for more than two decades as of now. Likewise, she has worked in several movies. Similarly, Lizzy has been nominated for her various movies and series. She was nominated for the Saturn Award for ‘Best Supporting Actress’ in her work ‘Cloverfield’. Followed by this, she was nominated for ‘Teen Choice Awards’ for her work ‘Hot Tub Time Machine’.

Likewise, was nominated for four Awards like, ‘Critics Choice Television Awards’, ‘Primetime Emmy Award’, ‘Satellite Award’, on various category for her work on the series ‘Masters of Sex’. Further, she was nominated for Teen Choice Awards in the movie ‘Now You See Me 2’. Similarly, about her net worth, Lizzy has a net worth of around $4 million. However, there is no information about her asset value shared in the media.

Relationship status

Regarding her relationship status, Lizzy is straight and married. She is engaged to English actor Tom Riley in May 2016. They met in January 2015 while Lizzy was on her ‘Now You See Me 2’ in London. Similarly, in February 2016, they made their red carpet debut as a couple at the Prague Opera Ball. Likewise, they got married in September 2017.

Body Measurement and Social Media

Lizzy has a slim and slender body type. Likewise, she stands the height of 5 feet 4 inches (64 inches) tall and weighs around 53 kg (116 lbs). Similarly, her body measurement is 34-23-35 inches. Looking at her body appearance, she has a fair skin type with a pair of beautiful moss green eye color and lights brown hair color.

Reflecting upon her social media presence, Lizzy is active on various social media channels like, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Her Instagram handle is @thelizzycaplan and has over 75k followers in it. Likewise, she joined Twitter on the year April 2013 and has over 3.7k followers on her @LizzycOfficial account. Similarly, her Facebook handle is @Lizzy Caplan.