Elize du Toit Biography: Age, Husband, Net Worth & Movies


Elize du Toit (born 21 February 1980) is a British actress known for her role as Izzy Davies in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks from 2000 to 2004 and in 2007.

She is also known for Skyfall (2012), Doctor Who (2005), and The Line of Beauty (2006).

Elize du Toit

Elize du Toit Age

Elize was born on February 21, 1980, in Grahamstown, South Africa. She is 44 years old as of 2024 and celebrates her birthday on February 21st every year.

Elize du Toit Early Life

She is the second of four children born to her parents. Her mother was an artist while her father was an orthodontist. Elize spent most of her childhood in Pretoria, South Africa before her family moved to Berkshire, England when she was 14 years old.

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She took speech and drama classes from the age of 8, competing yearly in local drama festivals. In England, she became a member of Reading’s Progress Theatre giving her the opportunity to appear various productions.

Elize du Toit Education

She completed her A-levels at Wellington College, attaining straight As in English, French, History, and History of Art.

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She went on to study history at the University of Edinburgh and performed with the Edinburgh University Theatre Company.

Elize du Toit Husband

She is married to actor Rafe Spall and they have three children together. The couple met on 1 February 2008, through friends in a bar in London. The couple married in 2010 after dating for two years.

Their first child is Lena, she was born in 2011. She gave birth to her 2nd child at age 32, a son Rex Spall in November 2012. The family together live in West Kensington, London.


Du Toit won the job of Izzy Davies in the Channel 4 Soap Opera Hollyoaks after an open tryout – beating 40,000 hopefuls.

She left the show in 2004 following four years taping in Liverpool. In November 2011, Du Toit showed up in Coronation Street as Jenny, the ex of Matt Carter.

In January 2005 Elize made her first trip to Los Angeles for pilot season, where she got the first part she auditioned for – playing Bailey Blake opposite DB Woodside and Ivan Sergei, in a one hour drama pilot for UPN.

The show wasn’t picked up, so Elize returned to London, where she spent the rest of 2005, winning roles in a feature film, Flirting with Flamenco, and a couple of BBC dramas.

In 2006, she filmed 2 features in London – a horror , and a romantic comedy, and her next trip to LA won her a role in her first American feature, Homeland.

Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of around $3 million which she earned mostly from acting.


Year Title Role
2000–2004 Hollyoaks Izzy Cornwell
2005 Triangle Bailey Blake
2006 The Devil’s Chair Rachel Fowles
Dalziel and Pascoe Abigail Stewart
The Line of Beauty Sophie Tipper
2007 Flirting with Flamenco Karen
Doctor Who Sinister woman
Hollyoaks Izzy Cornwell
2008 The Bill Claire Webster
Casualty Nicola Westland
2009 Homeland Sylvie
Waterloo Road Heather
Ghost Town Rachel
2010 Material Girl Katy Travis
M.I. High Sydney Barbour
2011 Waking the Dead Bonnie Yorke
Lewis Andrea de Ritter
Coronation Street Jenny
2012 Skyfall Vanessa




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