Elizabeth Banks Family: Husband, Sons, Siblings, Parents |
Elizabeth Banks husband and familyEdit
Max Handelman (husband)
- Date of birth: May 3, 1979 (43 years)
- Zodiac sign: Taurus
- Duration of marriage: July 5, 2003 - present time (19 years 5 months)
Together with his spouse, Max runs Brownstone Productions company and has worked on Pitch Perfect, The Most Hated Woman in America and Charlie’s Angels movies plus Resident Advisors and Shrill television series. Besides, he is a sportswriter and an author of Why Fantasy Football Matters: (And Our Lives Do Not) book.
In 1992, Handelman and Banks got acquainted at the University of Pennsylvania, where both of them studied. They tied the knot on July 5, 2003, and the actress even converted to Max’s faith, Judaism, after the nuptials. Now, the spouses often work together and raise two adorable sons.
Elizabeth Banks kids
Felix Handelman (son with Max)
- Date of birth: March 19, 2011 (11 years)
- Zodiac sign: Pisces
Felix, whose name means lucky in Latin, is Elizabeth’s firstborn who drew his first breath thanks to a surrogate mother as his mom had some infertility issues. The celebrity later shared that she felt that other people judged her for such a decision. As Banks is a working mom, she missed Felix’s preschool graduation and was very upset about that.
Magnus Mitchell Handelman (son with Max)
- Date of birth: November 14, 2012 (10 years)
- Zodiac sign: Scorpio
Magnus was also born via surrogate. He often accompanies his mom to the movie sets. For instance, Magnus was spotted on the set of Love & Mercy. Moreover, the star reveals that she raises her sons as feminists who like watching movies with dominating women.
Mark Mitchell (father)
- Date of birth: January 16, 1949 (74 years)
- Zodiac sign: Capricorn
Mark is a Vietnam War veteran who later worked for General Electric factory. He was also a coach of a girls’ softball team at Springside Park for over 20 years. While being a guest on Jimmy Fallon’s show, Elizabeth shared an embarrassing story about her dad. She said that when she was 12 or 13, she was riding on the back seat of the car when Mark hocked up a loogie and spitted it out of the front window. As the back window was open, it slapped her directly in the face.
Ann Marie Mitchell (nee Wallace) (mother)
- Date of birth: March 29, 1949 (73 years)
- Zodiac sign: Aries
Ann used to be a bank employee but already retired.
Sarah Mitchell Muil (younger sister)
- Date of birth: March 13, 1975 (47 years)
- Zodiac sign: Pisces
Sarah is a director of Austen Riggs Nursery School in Stockbridge, MA. On her birthday, Elizabeth congratulated Sarah on Instagram and referred to her sister as her past, present and future partner in crime.
Rebecca Mitchell (younger sister)
Rebecca prefers to have a low key living and rarely appears in public. However, in 2009, she made an exception and accompanied Banks to Hugo Boss & Vanity Fair charity party.
Geoffrey Mitchell (younger brother)
- Date of birth: 1985
Residing in Telluride, Colorado, Geoff is a kitchen manager at Gorrono Ranch Restaurant. He is also a poet, avid traveler and fan of Power Rangers.
Elizabeth Banks made a breakthrough after landing a part in the 2005 film The 40-Year-Old Virgin. Today, she is most noted for starring in Zack and Miri Make a Porno, Our Idiot Brother, Man on a Ledge, People Like Us, Walk of Shame, Love & Mercy movies as well as Hunger Games and Pitch Perfect franchises. In 2019, Banks played in Charlie’s Angels reboot that she also directed and wrote. Additionally, she appeared on a number of television shows, including Scrubs, 30 Rock and Mrs. America.