Elizabeth Carling’s Bio, Net Worth, Husband, Children, and Career

Who is Elizabeth Carling?

Elizabeth Carling is a British actress and singer famous for her work in Barbara, Boon, Goodnight Sweetheart, and Casualty. She also narrated the second edition of “Bear Grylls: Mission Survive” which was aired on primetime ITV. Recently, Elizabeth played the role of Betty Scanlon in a TV Series named Hotel Portofino in 2022. 

She was engaged to fellow actor Neil Morrissey but parted ways after Neil was in a relationship with Rachel Weisz.

How old is Elizabeth Carling?

As of 2024, Elizabeth Carling is 56 years old. She was born in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire on October 20, 1967. Libra is her zodiac sign and her religion is Christianity.

How much is Elizabeth Carling’s net worth?

As of 2024, Elizabeth Carling’s net worth is estimated at $5 million to $7 million. She has nearly four decades of experience in the media industry, working in movies, TV shows, radio, and theatre.

Recently she started to work as a voiceover artist. Elizabeth has a 2 bedroom flat in North London whose worth is around a million. However, further information about her business and investment is not known in the media. 

Who is Elizabeth Carling’s sister?

Elizabeth Carling has a twin sister Laura Carling, who’s just 10 minutes younger than her. She is married to Paul and has two children, Jack and Megan. 

In August 2001, Laura was diagnosed with cancer. She found a lump in her right breast which doctors confirmed was breast cancer. She underwent a lumpectomy, tamoxifen, and radiotherapy which healed her disease.

Unfortunately, three years later, her cancer returned at the age of 37. In Christmas 2007 she initiated mastectomy and chemotherapy which cured her cancer for the second time. 

Who is Elizabeth Carling’s husband?

Elizabeth Carling got engaged to fellow British actor Neil Morrissey in 1991. They met each other while working in the British Television Drama Boon.

Elizabeth and Neil were together for seven years before getting divorced in 1998. Neil broke off their relationship as he was in a star British actress Rachel Weisz. It is reported that the couple also has children together.

How many children does Elizabeth Carling have?

According to rumors, the actress has two children with her ex-husband Neil Morrissey. However, we don’t have evidence to verify the statement.

Elizabeth has never spoken about her child in the media as she likes to keep her details up to herself. Hence, the detailed information about her children is anonymous. 

Who is Elizabeth Carling dating now? 

At present, Elizabeth Carling is single. She dated a few after breaking up with Neil Morrissey but didn’t quite get into a long relationship.

In one of her interviews, she stated that she’d love to be with someone, have a child, and get along nicely with her love life. 

Career: Movies 

She made her debut in movies in 1987 through a British comedy-drama “Out of Order”, which was directed by Jonnie Turpie.

In a career that spans more than 37 years, Elizabeth has given numerous hit movies to the British movie industry including Barbara, Boon, Goodnight Sweetheart, and Casualty.

Her recent work was in period drama TV Series Hotel Portofino where she portrayed herself as Betty Scanlon. Judi Dench’s nephew Oliver Dench has also played in the series.

She has given her voice as a narrator in documentaries and series including My New Greek Life, Who Killed Scarlett?, and Bear Grylls: Mission Survive.

Elizabeth wanted to be a singer but later became an actor as she thought she’d be a better actor than a singer. 

How tall is Elizabeth Carling?

The actress stands 5 feet 7 inches (173 centimeters) tall with a weight of around 60 kilograms (132 pounds.) Her eyes and hair are both brown.

Despite being in her 50s, Elizabeth has fairly maintained her body over the years. She looks as beautiful as ever. 

Who are her parents?

Her mother Norma Carling worked in Middlesborough General Hospital as a path lab receptionist whereas her father Freddie Carling was a processor at ICI. Both of them were permanent residents of Middlesborough, North Yorkshire. 

Where is she currently living?

The actress has a house in North London, a two-bedroom flat.

In one of her interviews, she mentioned that she loves her flat and provides her retreat. She added, “It gives her serenity, and she enjoys spending hours reading and thinking in her garden.”


Elizabeth Carling has done a Master’s in Arts from Tessedde University in Middlesbrough, England. It is also reported that she went to Billingham Technical College, Oaklands Comprehensive, and Archibald Primary.