Who is Hilary Swank?

Hilary Swank is an American actress and a producer who is well-known for her role in the 1992 American television sitcom, ‘Camp Wilder’ where she played the main role of Danielle. Her most notable role is the role of Brandon Teena in the 1999 American biographical movie, ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ for which she won almost twenty different awards and accolades. She is also known for her role as Maggie Fitzgerald in the 2004 American sports drama movie, ‘Million Dollar Baby’ where she starred alongside Morgan Freeman.

Quick Infos 
Full NameHilary Ann Swank
Date of birthJuly 30, 1974
Birth PlaceLincoln, Nebraska, United States
Parent(s)Judy Kay Clough
Stephen Michael Swank
OccupationActress, Producer
Spouse(s)Chad Lowe (1997–2007)
Philip Schneider (2018-Present)
Age46 years
Height5 ft 6 in
Children0
NationalityAmerican
Net worthUS $60 million

Hilary Swank

Bio

Hilary Swank’s full name is Hilary Ann Swank. She was born on 30 July 1974 in Lincoln, Nebraska, the United States to her mother, Judy Kay Clough who was a secretary and a dancer, and to her father, Stephen Michael Swank who was a Chief Master Sergeant in the Oregon Air National Guard. Unfortunately, her parents split when she was just fifteen years old and she was raised alongside her elder brother, Daniel Swank. Besides this, she is currently 46 years old with the zodiac sign of Leo.

 

Nationality, Age, Height, and Weight

Hilary Swank holds an American nationality and descends from Mexican, English, German, Swiss-German, Scottish, Welsh, and Dutch ancestry who is an atheist. Besides this, she stands at a height of 5 feet and 6 inches (1.68m/168cms) tall and weighs around 55kgs (121lbs). Moreover, she has a slim body figure with a body measurement of 34-24-35 inches respectively. She has a pair of dark brown colored eyes and lights brown colored hair.

 

Education

Hilary Swank studied in the Happy Valley Elementary School before studying in the Fairhaven Middle School and then the Sehome High School, a public school located in Bellingham, Washington. She has also studied in the South Pasadena High School, public high schooling located in South Pasadena city, California.

 

Personal Life and Husband

Hilary Swank is married to Philip Schneider, an entrepreneur with whom she first met in the year 2016. The two of them tied knots after dating for two years in the year 2018 and have stayed together ever since. She does not have any kids to date.

Hilary Swank

Social: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Hilary Swank is active on social media platforms. Her official Instagram account (@hilaryswank) has over 1.1 million followers and her official Twitter account (@HillarySwank) has over 38.2 thousand followers. Moreover, her Facebook page (Hillary Swank) has over 12 thousand followers and likes but the page has not been verified yet.

 

Career

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Hilary Swank made her debut in the entertainment industry with the role of Kimberly Hannah in the 1992 American black comedy horror movie, ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’. Following this role, she went on to star as Julie Pierce in the 1994 American martial arts drama movie, ‘The Next Karate Kid’ and as Michelle Porter and Colleen in the 1996 American movie, ‘Sometimes They Come Back… Again’ and in the 1996 American crime thriller movie, ‘Kounterfeit’.

She has since appeared in numerous movies like ‘Quiet Days in Hollywood’ in the year 1997, ‘Heartwood’ in the year 1998, ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ in the year 1999, ‘The Gift’ and ‘The Audition’ in the year 2000, ‘The Affair of the Necklace’ in the year 2001, ‘Insomnia’ and ‘The Space Between’ in the year 2002, ’11:14’ and ‘The Core’ in the year 2003, ‘Red Dust’ and ‘Million Dollar Baby’ in the year 2004, ‘The Black Dahlia’ in the year 2006, ‘The Reaping’, ‘Freedom Writers’ and ‘P.S. I Love You’ in the year 2007, ‘Birds of America’ in the year 2008, ‘Amelia’ in the year 2009, and ‘Conviction’ in the year 2010 for which she also acted as the executive producer.

Likewise, she has also appeared in movies like ‘The Resident’ where she played the role of Dr. Juliet Devereau and ‘New Year’s Eve’ where she played the role of Claire Morgan in the year 2011, ‘The Homesman’ where she played the role of Mary Bee Cuddy and ‘You’re Not You’ where she played the role of Kate Parker and also helped produce the movie in the year 2014.

Moreover, she has also starred in movies like ‘Lauda: The Untold Story’ in the year 2015, ‘Spark’ in the year 2016, ‘Logan Lucky’ and ’55 Steps’ in the year 2017, and ‘What They Had’ in the year 2018 for which she again worked as an executive producer as well as starred as Bridget Ertz. Her recent works include movies like ‘I Am Mother’ in the year 2019 and ‘The Hunt’ and ‘Fatale’ in the year 2020.

Hilary Swank

Television

Hilary Swank gave her debut performance on television when she played the role of Aimee Thompson for two episodes of the 1991 American sitcom television series, ‘Evening Shade’. She played the role of Sasha Serotsky for two episodes of another American television sitcom, ‘Growing Pains’ before playing the main role of Danielle for 19 episodes of ‘Camp Wilder’. She has since appeared in television movies like ‘Cries Unheard: The Donna Yaklich Story’ in the year 1994, ‘Terror in the Family’ in the year 1996, and ‘Dying to Belong’ and ‘The Sleepwalker Killing’ in the year 1997 before being cast as the main role of Tiffany Roebuck in the American drama television series of 1997, ‘Leaving L.A.’

She was later cast with the lead role of Carly Reynolds in the American teen drama television series, ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ and then with the lead role of Gail Getty in the 2018 American anthology drama television series, ‘Trust’. Her recent works came in the voice role of Joey Pogo for 5 episodes of the 2019 American adult animated tragicomedy sitcom, ‘BoJack Horseman’ and the role of Emma Green for over 10 episodes of the 2020 American science fiction drama streaming television series, ‘Away’.

 

Achievements

Hilary Swank won the Academy Awards’ Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for her work in ‘Million Dollar Baby’ in the year 2005 and the Best Actress in a Leading Role award for her work in ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ in the year 2000. Likewise, she was awarded the Golden Globes Award for the Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture award for her work in ‘Million Dollar Baby’ in the year 2005 and for her work in ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ in the year 2000. Moreover, she is a recipient of 55 other awards and accolades throughout her entire acting career.

 

Net Worth

As of the year 2020, Hilary Swank has an approximate net worth of $60 million.

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