About Elisabeth Moss

Elisabeth Moss is an actor/producer from America. She is well-known for her work as Zoey Bartlet in 1999 to the 2006 political drama series “The West Wing” and Peggy Olson in the drama series “Mad Men” from 2007 to 2015. She has also made appearances in “The Invisible Man,” “Once upon a forest,” “Girl, Interrupted,” “Virgin,” “Top of the Lake,” “Speed-the-Plow,” and several other films, television series, and theatre acts.

In about three decades, the thirty-eight-year-old actress has made appearances in over thirty television series, fifty films, and four theatre acts. She has also won several award nominations for her performances until now.

Quick Info
Full NameElisabeth Singleton Moss
Date of BirthJuly 24, 1982
Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Parent(s)Linda and Ron Moss
OccupationActress, Producer
Spouse(s)Fred Armisen
​​(m. 2009; div. 2011)
Net WorthUS $20 Million

Early Life

Elisabeth Singleton Moss was born as the eldest child of Linda and Ron Moss on 24th July 1982 in Los Angeles. She has a younger brother. Moss’s parents were musicians. Elisabeth’s parents raised her on the belief of L. Ron Hubbard’s practice Scientologist. When she was younger, she dreamed of being a dancer and even attended the School of American ballet during her teen years. Her career in acting started at a very young age, while she was still studying dance.

She had also attended the Kennedy Center for studying dance. She completed her studies in 1999.

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In Television

Elisabeth Moss first made a television appearance in the 1990 television film “Bar Girls” as Robin. She was about eight years old at that time. The same year, she also got featured as six years old Lucky in “Lucky Chances” for three episodes. She then played Little Molly in the 1991 television film “Prison Stories: Women on the Inside.” From 1991 to 1999, she made appearances in “Picket Fences” as Cynthia Parks for seven episodes, “Johnny Bago” as Agnes, “Gypsy” as Baby Louise, “Freakazoid!” as a voice for Kathy and a few other shows.

She gained wide recognition after getting featured as Zoey Bartlet in the 1999 political drama “The West Wing.” She made an appearance in twenty-five episodes of the show. The show has an IMDb rating of 8.8 from over 60 thousand reviews. She then featured in “The Practice” as Jessica Palmer for the episode “Rape Shield.” In 2007, she made appearances in “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Medium” and “Ghost Whisperer.”

The same year, she also featured in the period drama “Mad Men” as Peggy Olson. She played the character from 2007 to 2015 for eighty-eight episodes. Her other television appearances are in “Fear Itself,” “Mercy,” “Top of the Lake,” and a voice role in “The Simpsons.” She is currently playing June Osborne / Offred / Ofjoseph in the ongoing television series “The Handmaid’s Tale.” She is also the producer of the show.

In Film

Elisabeth Moss’s first appearance on the big screen was a kid’s small role in the 1991 film “Suburban Commando.” In 1993, she voiced Michelle in the animated adventure film “Once Upon a Forest.” She also featured in the short film “Recycle Rex” in the voice role, the same year. The following year, she got featured as Greta Weiler in the drama film “Imaginary Crimes.”

In 1999, she made appearances in four different films, “The Joyriders” as Jodi, “Mumford” as Katie Brockett, “Anywhere but Here” as Rachel, and “Girl, Interrupted” as Polly Clark. Her other films include, “Virgin,” “Day Zero,” “El Camino,” “Get Him to the Greek,” “Darling Companion,” “On The Road,” The Square,” “The Old Man & the Gun,” “Her Smell” and “Light of My Life.”

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In 2020, she played Cecilia Kass in the sci-fi horror film “The Invisible Man.” Both critics and audiences loved the movie. It has a rating of 7.1 in IMDb based on over 132 thousand votes. It was made with a budget of just $7 million but grossed over $134 million in the commercial market. She was also the producer of “Her Smell” and “Queen of Earth.” She will also be featuring in the upcoming films “The French Dispatch” and “Next Goal Wins.”

In Theater

Elisabeth Moss was first seen in the theater in the 2002 production of “Franny’s Way” as Young Franny at age 17. Her other theater acts include Karen in “Speed-the-Pow” in 2008, Martha Dobie in “The Children’s Hour” in 2011, and Heidi Holland in “The Heidi Chronicles” in 2015.


From 1990 to the present, Elisabeth Moss has nominated in over fifty award functions. She has won eleven of them, including two Critics’ Choice Television Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and two Primetime Emmy Awards.

Personal Life

Elisabeth Moss was married to Fred Armisen from 2009 until their divorce in 2011. She has English, Austrian, German, and Swedish ancestry and holds both American and Britain citizenship. Also, she is a lifetime member of the Church of Scientology.

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Height and Weight

Elisabeth Moss is 1.6 meters or five feet and three inches in height and weighs fifty-two kilograms.

Social Media

Elisabeth Moss has over one million followers in her official Instagram handle @elisabethmossofficial.

Net Worth

According to celebritynetworth.com, Elisabeth Moss has an estimated net worth of $20 million. She gets paid a salary of $1 million per episode in “The Handmaid’s Tale.”