Eli Roth is an American actor, a director, and a producer who rose to prominence as a director with the 2002 American horror comedy movie, ‘Cabin Fever’. He is a familiar figure to the fans of the horror genre as his second work came in the form of the 2005 American horror movie, ‘Hostel’ which was figuratively a massive success. With a budget of just over $4 million, the movie managed to secure $82 million at the Box Office.

Besides being a director, Eli Roth can also be seen acting in movies like the American horror movie, ‘Clown’ in the year 2014 where he played the role of Frowny the Clown and the American 3D comedy horror movie, ‘Piranha 3D’ in the year 2010 where he played a small role of an MC.

Quick Info
Full NameEli Raphael Roth
Date of BirthApril 18, 1972
Birth PlaceNewton, Massachusetts, U.S.
Parent(s)Cora Roth and father, Sheldon Roth
OccupationActor, film director, producer, screenwriter
Spouse(s)Lorenza Izzo (m. 2014 - div. 2018)
Net worthUS $20 million



Eli Roth’s full name is Eli Raphael Roth. He was born on 18 April 1972 in Newton, Massachusetts, and is the son of a mother, Cora Roth who is a painter, and his father, Sheldon Roth who is a psychiatrist and a clinical professor of Harvard Medical School.

He was born and raised alongside an elder brother, Adam J. Roth, and a young brother, Gabriel Roth. Besides this, he is currently 48 years old with the zodiac sign of Aries.


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Eli Roth studied in the Newton South High School located in Newton and graduated with the highest distinction from the New York University Tisch School of the Arts located in Manhattan, New York.



Eli Roth was married to Lorenza Izzo, a Chilean actress, and model back in the year 2014. After being together for over four years, the two parted ways in the year 2018. He has not had any children to date.


Social Media

Eli Roth is active on social media platforms. His Instagram account (@realeliroth) has over 267 thousand followers and his Twitter account (@eliroth) has over 268 thousand followers. Moreover, he has over 271 thousand followers with over 190 thousand likes on his official Facebook page (@RealEliRoth).

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As an Actor

Eli Roth made his debut as an actor in the year 1999 when he played small roles in movies ‘Terror Firmer’ and ‘Thank You, Judge’. Likewise, he has had small roles in movies like ‘Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV’ in the year 2000, ‘Cabin Fever’ in the year 2002, ‘Tales from the Crapper’ in the year 2004, and ‘2001 Maniacs’ in the year 2005. Moreover, he has also cameoed in movies like ‘Piranha 3D’ in the year 2010 and ‘Rock of Ages’ and ‘The Man with the Iron Fists’ in the year 2012.


As a Director

Eli Roth gave his directorial debut when he directed the movie, ‘Cabin Fever’ in the year 2002. Following the success of this movie, he went on to direct movies like ‘Hostel’ and its sequel, ‘Hostel: Part 2’ in the years 2005 and 2007 respectively. He also directed movies like ‘Grindhouse: Thanksgiving’ in the year 2007, ‘Nation’s Pride’ in the year 2009, ‘The Green Inferno’ in the year 2013, and ‘Knock Knock’ in the year 2015 which starred actors like Keanu Reeves, Lorenza Izzo, and Ana de Armas. His recent works include movies like ‘Death Wish’ and ‘The House with a Clock in its Walls’ in the year 2018. Moreover, Eli Roth also helped direct TV series like ‘Hemlock Grove’ in the year 2013 and ‘South of Hell’ in the year 2015.


As a Producer

Eli Roth worked as a producer for movies like ‘2001 Maniacs’ in the year 2005, ‘The Last Exorcism’ in the year 2010, and its sequel, ‘The Last Exorcism Part 2’ in the year 2013. He has also helped produce movies like ‘The Sacrament’ in the year 2013, ‘The Stranger’ in the year 2014, and ‘Baywatch’ in the year 2017 where he worked as the co-producer. Moreover, he also helped produce and starred in the movie, ‘The Clown’ in the year 2014. His recent work as a producer includes the movie, ‘Haunt’ in the year 2019.


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Eli Roth won the Screen Actors Guild Awards’ Outstanding Performance by a Cast award along with the cast of ‘Inglorious Bastards’ in the year 2010. Likewise, he is a recipient of 16 other awards and accolades throughout his acting career.


Age, Height, Weight, Nationality

Eli Roth holds an American nationality and belongs to Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry. He was raised as a Jewish and his family was Jewish immigrants from countries like Austria, Hungary, Russia, and Poland. Besides this, he stands at a height of 6 feet (1.83m/183cms) tall and weighs around 82kgs (181lbs). He has an average build with a pair of dark brown colored eyes with dark brown colored hair.


Net Worth

As of the year 2020, Eli Roth has an approximate net worth of $20 million.


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