Eva Green is a globally recognized Hollywood actress and model who is best known for her brilliant performance in films like Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem & ‘Kingdom of Heaven’. She achieved global stardom after becoming the Bond girl Vesper Lynd in the movie ‘Casino Royale’. For her brilliant performance as the bond girl, she was awarded the BAFTA Rising Star Award. She has also acted in many popular television roles including the role of Vanessa Ives in the horror drama ‘Penny Dreadful’.
Eva Green’s Early Life:
Eva Gaëlle Green was born on 6 July 1980 in Paris, France. She hails from a well do family and her mother, Marlène Jobert, is a famous French actress and singer and her father, Walter Green, is a dentist as well as an occasional actor. She also has a twin sister named Joy. Eva Green also happens to be the great-granddaughter of music critic/composer Paul Le Flem. Growing up in France, Eva Green studied at the English-speaking institution, the American University of Paris. She happens to be a very shy person in her youth and had to consult a therapist and took many acting lessons and also worked on being more sociable.
Eva Green’s Film Career:
Eva Green started her acting career in the early 2000s by doing stage plays like ‘Jalousie en Trois Fax’ and ‘Turcaret’.
Eva Green’s Big Screen Debut with ‘The Dreamers’ (2003):
She made her first appearance on the big screen in the year 2003, appearing as Isabelle in the drama film ‘The Dreamers’. Her performance in the film was positively received by the critics and the film audience.
Her brilliant performance in the film helped her in bagging a role in the crime-adventure ‘Arsène Lupin’. In her next film, she played the role of Sibylla of Jerusalem in ‘The Kingdom of Heaven’ (2005), a film about the Crusades.
Eva Green’s Casino Royale (2006):
The year 2006 turned out to be a successful year for Eva Green as she was cast for the role of Vesper Lynd in a Bond film titled ‘Casino Royale’. The film was a massive success at the box office and Eva’s performance was acclaimed by both the film critics and the audience.
In the year 2007, Eva Green played the role of Serafina Pekkala in the screen adaption of the novel ‘The Golden Compass’ 2007.
Eva Green’s ‘300: Rise of an Empire’ (2014):
In the year 2014, Eva was cast for the role of Artemisia in the sequel to 300, 300: Rise of an Empire. Eva completely steals the show with her stellar performance. Eva Green’s performance as the naval officer Artemisia was reviewed extremely positively by critics. The film received mixed reviews with critics stating that Eva’s performance in the film was more interesting than the heroes, and saved the film.
In the same year, Eva Green appeared as Ava Lord in the Sin City sequel, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.
Other films where Green has starred include the horror drama series Penny Dreadful (2014-2016) as Vanessa Ives and fantasy drama TV series Camelot (2011) as Morgan Pendragon. In 2019, she was cast in the film ‘Proxima’ in which she played the role of an astronaut mother, and she was nominated for the César Award for Best Actress.
Eva Green’s Relationship:
Eva Green dated actor Marton Csokas for a brief period from 2005 to 2009. She’s currently single and mostly inactive on social media platforms.
Eva Green’s Net Worth:
Eva Green is estimated to have a net worth of $8 million as of 2021.