Elijah Wood
Elijah Wood
Real Name/Full Name Elijah Wood
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Elijah Wood
Birth Place: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 28 January 1981
Age/How Old: 43 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 168 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 64 Kg
In Pounds – 141 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Warren Wood
Mother – Debra Krause
Siblings: Hannah Wood and  Zack Wood
School: Laurel Springs School
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Engaged
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Matte Marie Kongsved
Kids/Children Name: Evan Kongsved Wood
Profession: Actor and Producer
Net Worth: $25 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Best known for his role of Frodo Baggins in the ‘Lord of the Rings’ film series, Elijah Wood is a popular American actor. He started his career at a young age by appearing in the film ‘Back to the Future Part II’. Wood has acted both as a child actor and an adult. He is also a voice actor and producer. Some of his popular film roles include ‘Deep Impact’, ‘Bobby’, ‘The Trust’, ‘Come to Daddy’, and ‘Everything Is Illuminated’.

Well, how well do you know about Elijah Wood? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Elijah Wood’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Elijah Wood to date.

Biography and Early Life

Elijah Wood was born on January 28, 1981, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He is the son of Debbie Wood and Warren Wood. He has a brother, Zachariah, and a sister, Hannah. He started taking piano lessons when he was only seven years old. He was only 15 when his parents divorced.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Elijah Wood in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Elijah Wood’s age is 43 years old as of today’s date 20th June 2024 having been born on 28 January 1981. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 168 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 141 lbs in Pound and 64kg in Kilograms.


Elijah Wood has been to the Laurel Springs School in Ojai, California. During his elementary school, he was seen in ‘The Sound of Music’. He has also appeared in the play ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’. In 1989, his family relocated to Los Angeles, California. According to reports, he has also been to the Young Actors Space, which is an institution for performing arts for young children.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

In 2019, Elijah Wood got engaged to Danish producer Matte-Marie Kongsved. The couple has a child named Evan Kongsved-Wood born in 2020. However, Kongsved is not the only woman in his life. The actor was in a relationship with Pamela Racine from 2005 to 2010. He has also been in a relationship with Franka Potente in 2003. Wood had an affair with musician Bijou Philips in 1999.

Wood is also very active in different social activities. For a charitable gesture, he visited Chile in 2010. He has discussed child sexual abuse in Hollywood. He has appeared in the list of “Best Hollywood Autograph Signers: by Autograph Collector Magazine in 2006. He has a tattoo written in Sindarin language.

Is Elijah Wood Gay?

Elijah Wood has dated many women in the past that proves that he is neither bisexual nor gay. He is currently engaged and is the father of a lovely boy. His sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

After appearing in many local commercials, Elijah Wood got an opportunity to be in the music video of “Forever Your Girl” by Paula Abdul. He then appeared in the TV film ‘Child in the Night’ in 1990. This role fetched him a nomination for the Young Artist Award. In 1992, the actor was seen in another TV movie ‘Day-O’. From 2011 to 2014, Wood portrayed the role of Ryan Newman in ‘Wilfred’.

He was also a part of the TV series ‘Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency’. As a voice actor, he first lent his voice in an episode of ‘Frasier’ in 1994. In 2012, he voiced Beck in ‘Tron: Uprising’. This was followed by lending his voice in ‘Over the Garden Wall’. He has also appeared in many video games including ‘The Lord of the Rings’ series and ‘The Legend of Spyro’ series. He has served as the artistic director of the 2018 video game ‘Transference’.

After having a bride role in the film ‘Back to the Future Part II’ in 1989, Elijah Wood was seen in ‘Avalon’ in 1990. The following year, he went on to appear in ‘Paradise’. He then pantomimed the role of Mike in ‘Radio Flyer’. The actor appeared in many popular films in the 1990s including ‘North’, ‘The War’, ‘The Good Son’, ‘Flipper’, ‘Deep Impact’, ‘The Ice Storm’, ‘The Faculty’, and ‘The Bumblebee Flies Anyway’.

In 2001, Wood was seen in ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring’. This was followed by acting in ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers’. In 2006, he became William Avary in ‘Bobby’. He has also appeared in ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’. The actor was last seen in ‘Come to Daddy’ in 2019. Additionally, Wood has released many singles and audiobooks. He has also appeared in the music videos of many popular artists.


He is a two-time winner of the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films. Elijah Wood won the Behind the Voice Actors Award in 2015. In 1999, he received two nominations for the Blockbuster Entertainment Awards. In 2019, he won the CinEuphoria Award for ‘Mandy’. The actor has also received a nomination for the Daytime Emmy Awards in 2007.

In 2002, he won the Best Actor award at the Empire Awards in the United Kingdom. Wood has won many other awards including Fright Meter Award, Gold Derby Award, Hollywood Film Award, MTV Movie & TV Awards, and Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Elijah Wood in 2024

Elijah Wood Net Worth
Elijah Wood Net Worth

As of 2024, Elijah Wood has an estimated net worth of $25 million. Thanks to his carer as an actor that he went o to amass this fortune. He has been performing from a young age and is active in many endeavors. His films have grossed billions in the box office.

Elijah Wood has appeared in a number of films and TV shows in his career. He is also a voice actor and has released albums. Apart from this, he is a producer and has produced many films including ‘The Boy’, ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night’, ‘Mandy’, ‘Daniel Isn’t Real’, ‘Color Out of Space’ and ‘Archenemy.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He has his own record label called Simian Records.
  • Elijah Wood is the first person to cross Victoria Falls in Southern Africa.
  • He is also a popular disc jockey.
  • His film company is known to promote horror films.
  • Wood has many hobbies including swimming, singing, cooking, photography, and basketball.
  • He was hospitalized after having acute appendicitis.
  • He is the owner of two dogs named Levonne and Rascal.
  • While filming ‘The Yank’, he injured his eyebrow that left a scar.

Elijah Wood is a highly talented person and started his career when he was only eight years old. He found success after appearing in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. He has many fans across the world, and he is also a producer. Elijah Wood serves as an inspiration to many, and he is still very young.


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