Eliza Dushku

The badass actress Eliza Dushku, the name is pretty famous with hardly anyone who does not know her. Renowned for her role as Bluffy, the vampire slayer, she has made an impression in the hearts of millions. But little is known about her, so this article explores the various aspects of her life.

Well, how well do you know about Eliza Dushku? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Eliza Dushku’s net worth in 2021, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Eliza Dushku to date.

Biography and Early Life

Dushku was born in Watertown, Massachusetts, the US on 30 December 1980, to Philip Richard George Dushku and Judy Dushku. Her mother was a political science professor, and her father was a teacher in Boston School. She was the youngest among her four siblings: Nate Dushku, Benjamin Dushku, and Aaron Dushku.

Unfortunately, her parents got divorced even before the birth of Eliza, which made her mother a single mother who handled four children with the church’s help, where she was a member, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Her mother was a supportive and strong mother and her father, though separated from her mother, continued to support the family. Her mother later got married to Jim Coleman, who also had four children from a previous relationship.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Eliza Dushku in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Eliza Dushku’s age is 40 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 30 December 1980. Though, she is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 165 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 121 lbs in Pound and 55 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark Brown and hair color is Black.


Dushku completed her early education at Country Day School, which is located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, and later attended Watertown High School. She wanted to pursue her graduation, but the plan was put to a halt as she was auditioned for the role of Buffy, the vampire slayer. After completing her project, she joined Suffolk University, where she was a regular student in Sociology. After graduating from the University, she attended Lesley University, where she studied holistic psychology.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Dushku dated the former basketball player of Boston Celtics and Los Angeles, Rick Fox, from October 2009. After ten months of dating, the couple announced that they are living together. They were a loving couple, but unfortunately, they ended their relationship after dating for five years on 24 June 2014.

Three years after her breakup with Rick, Dushku announced her engagement with the businessman Peter Palandjian in 2017. And after a year, they decided to get married on 18 August 2018. They invited their first child in 2019, whom they named Phillip Bourne Dushku Palandjian. Recently, in February 2021, Dushku shared pictures of her with a baby bump announcing her pregnancy.

Is Eliza Dushku Lesbian?

As far as the sexuality of Dushku is concerned, she is straight as she is married and has a child. Her past relationships have also been with a male. Hence, one could conclude that she is neither lesbian nor bisexual. But she is a supporter of the LGBTQ community, proving them support and help. She once spoke against the Mormon Church, which denied the entry of gay couple’s children, through her Twitter page.

Professional Career

Dushku’s career started when she was spotted by a casting agent who was looking for the lead role in the film That Night. She was just ten years old, but her acting skills promised her the role, after which she was cast in several movies as a child artist. But the breakthrough point in her acting career life was the role of Faith from the film Buffy and the Vampire Slayer. After her outstanding performance in the movie, she was offered a role in a horror movie, Wrong Turn. She has given voice for several animation series and video games.


Dushku has been nominated for various works throughout her career, some of which are:

She was nominated for her stunning performance in the movie Tru Calling for which she was chosen for Saturn Awards as the best actress in a television series in 2004.

In 2015, she was nominated for her voice acting as She-Hulk from the movie Hulk and the agent of S.M.A.S.H. she was nominated for the BTVA Television Voice Acting Award as the best female lead vocal performance in a television series.

For her movie Dollhouse, she was nominated for Scream Award for the category of best science fiction movie in 2009.

In 2013, she was nominated for The Streamy Awards as the best guest appearance for the movie Leap Year.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Eliza Dushku in 2021

As of 2021, Dushku has a net worth of $25 Million. Her major source of income is from her acting career. She also derives income from producing movies. She is a capable actress who came into the limelight as a child artist and still serves her best in the entertainment industry.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Dushku was molested several times since her childhood.

She was paid 9.5 million by CBS when she complained about a co-worker making a sexually assaulting statement.

Dushku is a woman made of fire, and she has endured various pains to come to the position she is now. Thanks to her nature of never giving up. She is a strong, hardworking, and determined lady with ambitions. This is one of the many reasons which explains the prominent followers of hers.


Facts of Eliza Patricia Dushku

  • Gender Female
  • full nameEliza Patricia Dushku
  • birthplaceWatertown, Massachusetts, US
  • Date of Birth December 30, 1980
  • Age 42 years 11 months
  • Horoscope Capricorn
  • Lucky Number 6
  • Lucky Stone Topaz
  • Lucky Color Brown
  • Best Match for Marriage Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus
  • nationalityAmerican and Albanian
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$25 Million
  • professionActress, producer.
  • weightIn Kilograms –  55 Kg, In Pounds – 121 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 165 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • high schoolCountry Day School, located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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