Evan Rachel Wood is an American actress who got into the media limelight when she played the role in Digging to China which made her win a Golden Globe nomination. She is also known for her appearance in the tv series American Gothic and Once and Again.
Her role as Tracy Freeland in the teen drama, Thirteen made her grab the attention of audiences. She has appeared in movies like Pretty Persuasion, Down in the Valley, Running with Scissors, and Across the Universe.
Early Life of Evan Rachel Wood
Evan Rachel Wood was born on September 7, 1987, in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. Rachel is 35 years old and she celebrates her birthday on the 7th of September. Her star sign is Virgo. She was born as the daughter of Sara Lynn Moore (mother) and Ira David Wood III (father). Her parents are actors and actresses.
Her siblings are Ira David Wood IV, Dana Wood, Aden Elins, and Thomas Wood. David and Dana are also actors and actresses. Evan’s paternal grandparents are Ira David Wood and Jr. Bettie Lee Winstead while Richard Alan Moore and Patricia Ruth Burke are her maternal grandparents. Her aunt, Carol Winstead Wood is a production designer.
Wood holds American citizenship and belongs to a mixed (Irish, English, German, and Scottish). Wood follows the Christianity religion. She studied at Cary Elementary School in Cary, North Carolina. Later, she went to Laurel Springs School. Wood gained her diploma by studying at homeschool at 15.
Evan Rachel Wood’s Failed Marriage and Engagement
Evan is bisexual and single. She was previously married to an actor, Jamie Bell. Evan and Bell first met at the Sundance Festival in 2005. They dated each other for a year and separated in 2006. Evan and Bell got back together in 2011 and after a year they walked down the aisle in October 2012. Evan and Jamie legally divorced in May 2014.
She dated an American musician, Marilyn Manson in January 2007. Manson even made Rachel appear in his music video, Heart-Shaped Glasses. They met at Los Angeles’ famed Chateau Marmont in 2006. Manson proposed to her onstage in Paris after dating on and off for three years and got engaged in January 2010. Only after eight months of their engagement did they break up in August 2010.
Past Relationships of Evan Rachel Wood
In January 2017, she again engaged her bandmate, Zach Villa. They separated in September 2017. She was also in a relationship with an American actress, Katherine Moening. In early 2005, they appeared together as a couple and dated each other until February 2013. Evan was rumored with actor, Alexander Skarsgård in 2009.
She was in a relationship with Shane West for a few months in 2009. She was linked with Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Edward Norton in 2008 and 2004.
Evan Rachel Wood Blessed With a Son; Custody Battle With Jamie
Evan is a mother of a son Jack Matfin Bell. She gave birth to Jack with Jamie in July 2013. She gave custody of her son to Jamie because her ex-partner, Marilyn threaten her sexually and trafficked her child. Her son, Jack is living with his father Jamie and Jamie has full custody of his son. She will spend time with her son in his holidays like spring break.
Evan Rachel Wood’s Net Worth
Rachel has a net worth of $8 million as of 2023 which she earned as an actress. Her salary is $250k per episode for Westworld which increased up to $2.5 million per season in the 10th season.
Evan Rachel Wood’s Height & Tattoos
Rachel has a tall height of 5 feet 6 inches. She has a body weight of 55kg and her body measurement is 34-26-34 inches. Rachel has blue colored eyes and blonde colored hair and her dress size is 4 (US).
She pierced the letter J on her ankle and Diamond Swoosh on her Ankle. She carved the number 15 behind her ear and has All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream in her back. Rachel has a tattoo of High on Thigh.
Evan Rachel Wood’s Allegations Against Marilyn Manson
She reported being raped by Marilyn Manson in February 2021. Besides Evan, 16 other women have also made rape allegations against him and LACSD has conducted an investigation of Manson for 19 months in September 2022.
Marilyn has also filed a case against Evan for defamation, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and violations of the California Comprehensive Computer Data Access and Fraud Act, in March 2022. Due to sexual abuse, Evan was also diagnosed with PTSD.
Acting Career of Evan Rachel Wood
- Evan made her acting debut via a small appearance as Jessie Sammler in Once and Again.
- Rachel played the role of a young girl in Harriet Frankovitz along with Kevin Bacon and Mary Stuart Masterson.
- She played the role of Sandra Bullock‘s daughter in Practical Magic.
- She appeared as Emily Lindstrom in Little Secrets in 2001.
- Rachel got the opportunity to share the big screen with Cate Blanchett and Tommy Lee Jones in The Missing.
- Wood played in The Wrestler as Randy Robinson‘s daughter in 2008.
- She appeared as Melodie in Whatever Works in 2009.
Movies & TV Shows
She played in movies like Digging to China, Practical Magic, Detour, Little Secrets, Simone, The Upside of Anger, Pretty Persuasion, Down in the Valley, Asterix, etc. Her popular tv shows are In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride & Madness, True Blood, Search for Grace, A Father for Charlie, Death in Small Doses, American Gothic, Get to the Heart: The Barbara Mandrell Story, and so on.
Music & Albums
Apart from her acting career, Evan is also a singer. She sang songs like All Is Found, Shows Yourself, Blackbird, Hold Me Tight, C’mon Marianne/Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You), Dear Prudence, and so on. Some of her popular albums are Strange Magic, Across the Universe, Kalypso, and School’s Out! Christmas.
Awards & Nomination
- She won the Children’s Jury Award at Chicago International Children’s Film Festival for her role in Digging to China.
- She was nominated as Best Leading Young Actress at the Young Artist Awards for Little Secrets.
- In 2002, she won Young Hollywood Awards for One to Watch.
- She won Whistler Film Festival awards for Best Performance in Allure in 2017.
FAQs of Evan Rachel Wood
Why is Evan Rachel Wood named Evan?
Her mother always wanted to have a daughter named Evan so she’s named Evan. In order to put her name in a different order, she got the name, Evan.
Does Evan Rachel Wood have a black belt in Taekwondo?
Yes, Rachel has a black belt in Taekwondo. She has shown her skills in Taekwondo for the sci-fi series, Westworld.
Has Evan Rachel Wood attempted Suicide?
Yes, Evan has attempted suicide two times. She was only 22 years old when she started self-harm which led her to a psychiatric hospital. Evan reached for her mother’s help in going to the hospital.
Is Evan Rachel Wood bisexual?
Yes, Evan is bisexual and came out in 2012. Wood announced her sexuality publicly that she had an attraction for the same sex when she was only 12 years old at n LGBT gala event.
Is Evan Rachel Wood related to Elijah Wood?
No, Evan and Elijah aren’t related to each other. Both of them only share the same surname and the same career.
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