Eliza Dushku : Net Worth, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wiki, Facts and Figures

Eliza Dushku, an American actress, is best known for her roles in popular TV series like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and Dollhouse. With her captivating performances and versatile acting skills, she has made a significant impact in Hollywood.

This blog post delves into the life and career of this talented actress, shedding light on her early life, personal relationships, career highlights, and more.

Early Life and Upbringing

Born on December 30, 1980, in Boston, Massachusetts, Eliza Patricia Dushku was the youngest of four children. Her father, Philip Richard George Dushku, is of Albanian heritage, while her mother, Judith Rasmussen, is of Danish, English, Irish, and German descent.

Raised in a Mormon household in Watertown, Massachusetts, Eliza later chose to disassociate from the church. She attended Beaver Country Day School and later graduated from Watertown High School.

Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign

Personal DetailsInformation
Full NameEliza Patricia Dushku
NicknameDuck Shoot
Alternative Names(s)Faith (character name)
Date of BirthDecember 30, 1980
Age (as of 2024)43 years
ReligionRaised Mormon
Zodiac SignCapricorn
NationalityAmerican, Albanian
BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts
HometownWatertown, Massachusetts
Current AddressN/A
Education QualificationHigh School Graduate
Hobbies and InterestsActing, Producing
Languages KnownEnglish
Social Media ProfilesFacebook, Instagram, Twitter
Wikipedia ProfileLink
IMDb ProfileLink
Website linkN/A

Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Physical StatsInformation
Body TypeAthletic
Body Measurements34-23-34
Height5’5″, 165 cm
Weight121 lbs, 55 kg
Chest34 inches
Waist23 inches
Eye ColourLight Brown
Hair ColourDark Brown
Distinctive FeaturesClover birthmark

Family and Relationships – Boyfriend/Husband, Affairs

Eliza Dushku is married to businessman Peter Palandjian. The couple got engaged in June 2017 and tied the knot in 2018. They have two children together. Despite her fame, Eliza has managed to keep her personal life relatively private.

Relationships DetailsInformation
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse – HusbandPeter Palandjian
FatherPhilip Richard George Dushku
MotherJudy Dushku
Children Philip, Bodan
Siblings Nate, Aaron, Benjamin
Affairs – Boyfriend(s)Rick Fox
Significant RelationshipsPeter Palandjian

Rise to Stardom

Eliza’s acting career began at the tender age of 10 when she was cast as Alice in the 1992 romantic drama film “That Night”. She then landed a role alongside Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio in the drama film “This Boy’s Life” in 1993.

However, her breakthrough came in 1998 when she was cast as Faith in the hit TV series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and its spin-off series “Angel”.

Eliza Dushku – Debut Film – That Night (1991)

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Eliza Dushku – Successful Film – The New Guy (2002)

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Career, Awards, and Achievements

Eliza Dushku’s career spans over three decades, during which she has delivered some memorable performances. She is best known for her roles in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”, “Angel”, “Tru Calling”, and “Dollhouse”. Apart from acting, Eliza has also lent her voice to several video games and animated films.

Career DetailsInformation
Profession(s)Actress, Producer
Debut FilmThat Night
Notable RolesFaith (Buffy), Echo (Dollhouse)
Recent FilmsThe Saint, Eloise
Upcoming FilmsThe Alphabet Killer
Popular Television SeriesBuffy, Dollhouse, Tru Calling
Awards and AchievementsSaturn Award nominee
Endorsements/Brand CollaborationsN/A
Philanthropy/Charity WorkBoys & Girls Clubs, Invisible Children
Professional AssociationsN/A
Training and EducationWatertown High School
Production CompanyBoston Diva Productions
Box Office SuccessBring It On, True Lies
Critical Acclaim MoviesTrue Lies, The Scribbler

Assets and Finances – Net Worth

Financial ProfileInformation
Net Worth in Dollars$20 million
Per Movie Charges in Dollars$35,000 per
Per Endorsement Charges in DollarsN/A
Sponsorship Deals Christa B. …
Business Ventures Holistic Psychology Student
Investments Diversified Portfolio
Real Estate Holdings Homes in LA & Boston
Luxury Items/Properties Owned LA Bungalow
Cars Collection BMW

Favorite Things, Likes and Dislikes

Favorite ThingsInformation
Favorite ActorAdam Rayner
Favorite ActressJamie Lee Curtis
Favorite FilmBeaches
Favorite Music BandsBeastie Boys
Favorite SportIce Hockey
Favorite BooksThe Godfather
Favorite ColourBlack
Favorite FoodSweet Potato
Things She LikesVoicing Video Games
Things She DislikesMosquitoes

Top 5 Best Films – Eliza Dushku

Film NameYear of ReleaseCharacter Played
Film NameYear of ReleaseCharacter Played
True Lies1994Dana Tasker
Bring It On2000Missy Pantone
Wrong Turn2003Jessie Burlingame
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back2001Sissy
The New Guy2002Danielle

Controversies – Eliza Dushku

  • She alleged that she was sexually harassed on the set of CBS’ “Bull” and was fired from the show after complaining about the harassment.
  • She received a $9.5 million settlement from CBS after accusing her co-star Michael Weatherly of sexual harassment.
  • She revealed that she was molested as a child actor on the set of “True Lies.
  • She faced allegations of drug addiction, which she later overcame.
  • She was involved in a controversy related to her religious beliefs and her decision to disassociate from the Mormon church.

Interesting Facts – Eliza Dushku

  • She is afraid of flying.
  • Eliza is a vocabulary junkie.
  • She is also afraid of mosquitoes.
  • She likes to eat sweet potatoes.
  • She has given her voice to several video game characters.
  • She has been sober for over eight years.

Eliza Dushku’s journey from a child actor to a successful Hollywood actress is truly inspiring. Her talent, resilience, and dedication to her craft have made her a prominent figure in the entertainment industry. Despite the controversies and challenges she has faced, she continues to shine and make her mark in Hollywood.

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