How Actress Elizabeth Lail Got Career Breakthrough? Bio, Age, Height, Net Worth, Dating

American actress Elizabeth Lail turned professional in 2011 & is famous for TV works in Once Upon a Time, Dead of Summer and You

An American actress Elizabeth Lail got a career breakthrough after portraying Amy Hughes in Dead of Summer (2016). Professional since 2011, the Texas-born made debut through student film productions and records 10 acting credits in 2021. From 2018 to 2019, Lail portrayed the main cast, Guinevere Beck, in You and later guest-appeared in Season 2.

Elizabeth Lail Early Life and Education

Elizabeth Dean Lail was born on March 25, 1992, in Williamson County, Texas, the USA. She grew up in Asheboro, North Carolina. An American by nationality, Lail hails from white ethnicity.

Her parents are Dean Franklin Lail and Kay Lurene Surratt. She has an older sister named Kathryn Dean Lail.

In 2009, she graduated from Asheboro High School. Elizabeth attended the University of North Carolina School of The Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina to study acting. She graduated with a BFA (Bachelors of Fine Arts) in May 2014.

Age and Height

Elizabeth is 28 years old in January 2021 and has a height of 5 feet 8 inches.

Acting Debut and Career Breakthrough

While as a student at the University of North Carolina School of The Arts, Lail worked in student film productions Model Airplane (2011) and Without (2014). To pursue her acting career, Elizabeth moved to New York and then auditioned & won the recurring role of Anna in Once Upon a Time (2014, 10 episodes).

The American actress got her career breakthrough after playing the main cast Amy Hughes in Dead of Summer (2016).  There she appeared in 10 episodes starring Elizabeth Mitchell, Eli Goree, and Amber Coney.

Lail portrayed Guinevere Beck in Season 1 of the series You
Lail portrayed Guinevere Beck in Season 1 of the series You

After that, Elizabeth Lail made guest appearances in The Blacklist (2017) and The Good Fight (2018). From 2018 to 2019, she portrayed Guinevere Beck in the psychological thriller You alongside Penn Badgley, Shay Mitchell, and Victoria Pedretti. In Season 1 of the series, she appeared as the main cast and was in the guest role by Season 2.

Already with film debut through Unintended (2018), Lail played Quinn Harris in supernatural horror Countdown (2019). The movie also featuring Jordan Calloway and Talitha Bateman collected $48 million in the box-office over the budget of $6.5 million.

Who Is Elizabeth Lail Dating Now?

At the moment, Lail is not dating anyone. Despite having a decent 1.6 million followers on her Instagram with the handle @elizabethlail, the North Carolina native rarely updates about her relationship. For now, no report on Elizabeth’s boyfriend or dating life is out.

Previously in 2015, she was reportedly in a relationship with Julian Haig, an Australian actor, and model. However, the duo broke up only after a year of dating, in 2016.

Actress Elizabeth Lail and her ex-boyfriend Julian Haig
Actress Elizabeth Lail and her ex-boyfriend Julian Haig; Source: Famous Fix

Ever since or before that, Elizabeth Lail has not made any publicly disclosed relationship.

Net Worth

Professional as an actress for nearly a decade ever since her acting debut in 2011, Elizabeth records 10 acting credits. Moreover, she worked in notable roles in the TV series Once Upon a Time, Dead of Summer, and You, which possibly earned her tens of thousand dollars per episode.

So it is safe to assume that Lail has a net worth of $100,000 in January 2021. No doubt the acting career has earned her wide fame along with earnings. Moreover,  TV works in the coming days are likely to grab rise her fortune even more.


  • What Is Elizabeth Lail’s Age and Height?
    Born on March 25, 1992, the 5 feet 8 inches tall actress is 28 years old.
  • Is She Active On Instagram?
    Elizabeth is an active Instagram user (@elizabethlail) that has over 1.6 million followers. She also uses Twitter @elizabethdlail; it has over 80.4K followers.
  • What Role Elizabeth Played In ‘You’?
    Lail portrayed Guinevere Beck in the TV series You. But after working for only a season, she left in Season 2.

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