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Norman Kali is an American production assistant and director better known as the longtime boyfriend of Marvel's Antman star Evangeline Lilly. He rose to prominence after he got romantically linked to Lilly and for their long relationship.

Norman was born in Hawaii in 1978 to an Islander family. He is famous as a celebrity boyfriend and is also Evangeline Lilly's baby daddy. He has been in the limelight for more than a decade and has worked hard for his career in Tinseltown.

Net Worth: How Rich Is Norman?

Norman Kali has an estimated net worth of  $2 million. He made his money from his work as a production staff and assistant director. However, he is now a full-time parent to his kids so not much is public about his assets.

Norman Kali with girlfriend Evangeline Lilly.
Norman Kali with girlfriend Evangeline Lilly. (Source: DreShare)

On the other hand, Norman's partner Evangeline Lilly has an estimated net worth of more than $5 million just like Emman Nimedez. However, some reports suggest that these figures can be as high as $20 million. 

Lilly is a high-earning actress and has made money from her film contracts and endorsements. As of now, Norman and Lilly also own a home in Norman's hometown of Honolulu, Hawaii.

Does Norman Kali Have A Wife?

No, Norman does not have a wife and is currently dating Antman and The Wasp star Evangeline Lilly. The pair have been together since 2010.

Kali and Lily actually met years earlier on the sets of the hit TV series Lost where actress Tania Raymonde also starred. There are some rumors that Lilly cheated on her former boyfriend Dominic Monaghan with Norman Kali but that seems to be a rumor.

As Lilly's boyfriend, Norman is often in the spotlight. As her career is reaching new heights, it is her family that has to deal with the rising popularity and questions. Recently, Lilly's new movie Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania was released which brought the spotlight back into the couple's life.

Norman Once Dated Lisa Edelstein

The celebrity boyfriend Norman was once in a relationship with the famous House actress Lisa Edelstein. The ex-pair were together in 2009 but broke up in the same year due to incompatibility. 

Norman Kali with famous ex-girlfriend Lisa Edelstein.
Norman Kali and his famous ex-girlfriend Lisa Edelstein. Source: Celebrity XYZ

Norman was single for a while after his break up with Lisa but later got together with Evangeline Lily. He is very happy with Lilly and the pair have been together for more than a decade. 

Are Norman Kali And Evangeline Lilly  Married?

Evangeline Lilly and Norman Kali are not a married couple, despite years of dating, living together, and having two kids. The pair have suggested that they might tie the knot for legal or medical reasons but do not see the need.

The famous pair Norman and Lilly might choose to legally marry as the couple once told the press that they were open to adoption. According to Hawaii laws, they are legally recognized domestic partners.

A Quick Look At Norman's Girlfriend's Past Relationships

Before dating Norman, Evangeline Lilly was in a high-profile love affair with her Lost co-star Dominic Monaghan. However, it ended when he began to abuse alcohol. 

Dominic has been public about the split calling Lilly out for cheating. However, he also acknowledges the fact that his behavior probably led to her ghosting him.

Norman Kali's girlfriend  Evangeline Lilly with her ex-boyfriend Dominic Monaghan.
Norman Kali's girlfriend  Evangeline Lilly with her ex-boyfriend Dominic Monaghan. (Source: Huff Post)

However, it is public knowledge that Lilly was previously married to Murray Hone, a hockey player, from 2003 to 2004. Many suggest that this marriage is why Lilly does not want to remarry again with rumors saying that this marriage soured the concept for her. 

Early Life of Norman

Norman is the son of Anthony Kali and Sue Kali. His family is from Hawaii but not much is public about the family details. He is rumored to have two brothers named Paul and Philip. It seems that his family seems to prefer English names.

Regarding education, Norman did attend schooling in Hawaii but there are rumors that he dropped out at sixteen. He is reported to be a part of his alma mater and hosts events at reunions. 

Evangeline Lilly's boyfriend Norman was interested in Hollywood and chose to work there soon as possible.

Norman Kali Is Fathering Two Kids

Evangeline Lilly and Kali have two children from their relationship. They welcomed their first baby, a son, Kahekili Kali in 2011 through a natural birth that lasted thirty hours. Lily was very public with her experience and stated that she wanted more kids.

Norman Kali with his girlfriend Evangeline Lilly and their baby.
Norman Kali with his girlfriend Evangeline Lilly and their baby. Source:

Norman and Lilly's second baby was also a son who was born in October 2015. His identity has been kept private from the public, but it is expected that the kids are now schoolchildren in Hawaii.

A Brief Bio On Evangeline Lilly

Norman's famous girlfriend Evangeline Lily is also a private person. Only her father, Paul Lily is known to the public. Evangeline also has two siblings, who are her sisters. 

Evangeline Lilly is a famous star in her own right. Furthermore, she is now a part of the Marvel series and has her own titular movie. Some of her blockbusters include Ant-man and the Wasp, Real Steal, Crisis, Avengers: Endgame, and Kingdom Hospital.

Evangeline is no stranger to the spotlight after being thrust into it for her role as Kate Austen in the ABC television series Lost. Since then, she has starred in many significant roles and gained a huge fanbase.

Career Details

Norman has been a part of the entertainment industry since he was legally able to vote. Coming to Los Angeles from Hawaii as a teenager, he quickly began looking for work in sets and did small jobs for years.

Norman's big break came from the 2003 movie Tears of the Sun which starred Bruce Willis. There Norman was a production assistant. Since then he moved to higher profile works such as 50 First Dates, Lost, The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug, and North Shore.

Did You Know Norman & Lilly Shared Screen In The Hobbit?

Norman actually had a small acting role in The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug movie. In that movie, his baby mama Evangeline Lilly had a major role as Tauriel, an elf warrior. 

Tauriel's role was created for The Hobbit movies as she is not in the books. Sir Ian McKellen played the role of the great wizard Gandalf in all the movies as well as in the Lord of The Rings Franchise.

Norman Kali's girlfriend Evangeline Lilly.
Norman Kali's girlfriend Evangeline Lilly. (Source: Tolkien Gateway)

However, after the birth of Norman's children, he has taken a break from his Hollywood career. Currently, he is an active parent and the primary carer for his kids. He is supported in this by his long-term girlfriend and the mother of his kids, Evangeline Lily.

Controversy Over Norman Kali's Girlfriend

Evangeline Lilly has been for a long time, a beloved figure in media and in films. However, ever since the COVID-19 Pandemic, she has been very outspoken about the social distance restrictions and the vaccine. 

Lilly even marched against the COVID vaccine in Washington DC. She was called out by her fans and Marvel costars like Simu Liu who actually lost family to the virus. Her stance on this issue as well as the platform where she promotes caused various issues. 

It is unclear to this day if Norman's girlfriend and his family are vaccinated. No sources can confirm this news. But Evangeline later apologized for her "arrogant, dismissive and cryptic" statements and stated that "she is doing her part" with regard to COVID.


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