Eliza Scanlen Biography

Eliza Scanlen is an Australian actress who rose to fame by appearing in the Australian soap opera Home and Away and starring in HBO drama series Sharp Objects.

Early Life 

Eliza Jane Scanlen was born on January 6, 1999 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She has a fraternal twin sister named Annabel. Annabel is a fashion designer, her specialty are t-shirts under the brand name By Bel. Her mother’s name is Susan. Eliza attended Loreto Kirribilli in the Sydney suburb of Kirribilli, graduating in 2016.

Eliza Scanlen Career

In 2015, Eliza made her television debut by appearing in an episode of Do You Mind. While in High School, she landed a role on the romantic drama series Home and Away. The long-running series chronicles the lives, loves, happiness, and heartbreaks of the residents of Summer Bay, a small coastal town in New South Wales. She played the recurring role of Tabitha Ford. Eliza has appeared in several short films, including Lacuna and Grace.

Eliza portrayed the role of Amma Crellin in the HBO drama series Sharp Objects. The critically acclaimed series is based on the novel written by Gillian Flynn of the same name. Eliza stars opposite Amy Adams and Patricia Clarkson in the eight episode series. Eliza portrayed the character Beth March in the drama Little Women. Adapted from the Louisa May Alcott classic novel of the same name, the coming of age feature centers on four sisters during the Civil War-era in Massachusetts, after they leave their family home. In the film which is directed by Greta Gerwifg, Eliza stars opposite Meryl Streep, Timothée Chalamet, Emma Watson, Saoirse Ronan, Laura Dern, Chris Cooper and Florence Pugh.

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Rise to fame

In November 2019, Eliza made her Broadway debut by playing the role of Mayella Ewell in Aaron Sorkin’s hit play To Kill a Mockingbird opposite Ed Harris and Nick Robinson at the Shubert Theater in New York City. For her role as Milla Finlay in the Indie Australian feature Babyteeth, Eliza shaved her head to play a seriously ill teen who falls in love with a drug dealer. The film also casts Ben Mendelsohn and Essie Davis. Babyteeth premiered at the Venice Film Festival in September, 2019.

Eliza played the lead role opposite Tom Holland and Robert Pattinson in the Netflix feature film The Devil All The Time. In December 2017, Eliza was included as one of The Hollywood Reporter’s 10 Rising Television Stars by The Casting Guild of Australia. In October 2018, she received the 2018  Breakthrough Award from the prestigious Australians In Film. Eliza will star in M. Night Shyamalan’s new thriller, which is set to be released on July 23, 2021.


Eliza Scanlen Biography

Real Name Eliza Jane Scanlen
Birth Date 6 January 1999
Age 21 Years
Birth Place Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Nationality Australian
Profession Actress
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Capricorn

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 3” – in Centimetres – 162 cm  
Weight in Kilograms – 50 kg  –  in Pounds –  110 lbs 
Body Measurements 33-26-35
Bra (Breast) Size 32B
Waist Size 26
Hip Size 35
Shoe Size 6 (U.S.)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Slim


Father Not Known
Mother Susan Scanlen
Sister Annabel Scanlen
Brother Not Known


School Not Known
College Not Known

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Boyfriend None
Is she a lesbian? No
Children None
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Personal Life

Eliza learned to play piano when she was about 7 years old but stopped playing when she was 13 years old. To prepare for her role as Beth March in the movie Little Women, she started practicing the piano again. Eliza is a vegan and is very close to her family. Her presence is limited on the social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. No details from leading media done about who is her boyfriend? However, some of the portals claims that Eliza is in relationship with Lyon Farrell.

Eliza Scanlen Net Worth

As of 2020, Eliza’s net worth is estimated to be $0.8 million and most out of it, she made it from her prosperous and delightful acting career. It is possible that she might be doing brand endorsements or promotions but no such reports available.


  • Just at the age of 3, she started to play piano and even until she turned 13 years.
  • She looks like Amy Adams whom she admires and she grew up watching her movies.
  • She was starstruck by Amy Adams however she immediately managed to impress her during the audition.
  • Eliza has a twin sister but she doesn’t look like her.
  • Despite being a star, she doesn’t spend time on social media.

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