Elisha, at the age of 14, made her feature film debut in the 1997's family drama Dancing on the Moon. Her first major lead role came in the 1998's drama film was Airspeed. In 2001, she starred in the movie Lucky Girl, for which she received her first Gemini Awards, but she came into the spotlight after she appeared in 2000's action series 24 as Kim Bauer, daughter of Jack Bauer.
As per her nationality and ethnicity are concerned, Elisha is a white Canadian. She reached the age of 34 in 2016. She got married to her husband, Dion Phaneuf. a famous hockey star. They announced their engagement in September 2012 and they got married on July 6, 2013, at St. James Catholic Church in Summerfield, Prince Edward Island. Now they are living in Ottawa, Canada. The net worth of Elisha Cuthbert is estimated to be around U.S $ 20 million.