Elísabet is a natural redhead born and raised in Iceland. She graduated in 2018 with a B.A. in acting from the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Elísabet also graduated with a diploma in contemporary dance and ballet from the Iceland Dance Academy in 2014.
Prior to enrolling in the Iceland Academy of the Arts she participated in three big productions at the Reykjavík City Theatre as a part of an ensemble in Wizard of Oz, Mary Poppins and Billy Elliot. Elísabet played the part of ballet dancer Unnur in Baldvin Z’s Case (Stöð 2, Netflix) in 2015 and the leading role of Una in the short film Þula in 2014 which premiered at Reykjavík International Film Festival (RIFF) in 2019 and won Best Short at the Frostbiter Festival in 2021. She also appeared in a sketch for HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver in 2018.