Who is Norman Kali? Here Are 5 Facts about Evangeline Lilly’s Boyfriend

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Norman Kali worked as a production assistant and is most famous for having worked on the series Lost, The / movie 50 First Dates, North Shore, The Big Bounce. He also has worked as a Location Manager for Tears of The Sun and as a special effects assistant on Tropic Thunder. He works behind the camera and due to this, Norman Kali has done small unscripted acting roles in Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

Norman Kali’s Bio

Norman Kali was born in Hawaii and was raised there too. He dropped out of school at the age of 16 then worked odd jobs around Hawaii before moving to Los Angeles at the age of 18. He went ahead to pursue a career behind the camera in Hollywood which was successful for him and he worked as production assistant on the movie, 50 First Dates, Lost, etc. As an assistant director, he has worked on Undercovers and The Prince of Motor City.

Norman is the outdoor type of guy and has interests in rock climbing and water surfing. He credited these two activities, saying it’s what keeps him in shape. He has previously dated house actress, Lisa Edelstein which lasted for 6 months. In an interview after they had broken up, she publicly said that he was a great guy to be with but that they were not just fit for each other. He met Evangeline Lilly while working on the set of the popular television series, Lost. She was the lead actress and the couple formed a close relationship.

Norman and Lilly officially started dating in May 2010. She relocated to Hawaii to be closer to the video shoots of Lost and to live with Norman in his homeland.

About Evangeline Lilly

Evangeline Lilly was born on August 3, 1979. She is a beautiful smart and talented woman and was the lead actress of the TV series, Lost. While growing up, she did not really live a life of luxury. The actress in an interview shared part of her life experience, saying she was a broke university student who was living in the crappiest part of the town with a duct-taped back window on a broken down car, so when someone offered her the role in Lost for a huge sum. She said it was worth her making a sacrifice for a certain amount of time in order for her to have financial freedom.

Her career continues to move upward, and recently she starred in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug playing the Silvan Elf, Tauriel, in director Peter Jackson’s second instalment in his big-screen trilogy adaptation of J.R.R Tolkien’s famous novel.


Lilly revealed that she was surprised that when she became famous, the number of men that approached her reduced because they thought she would never want to date them while in reality, she wanted to have a date because everyone needs someone in their life. Norman Kali, on the other hand, refused to be intimidated by her star status and today, they are a couple.

Evangeline Lilly and Norman Kali welcomed their first child on May 21, 2011. Although the couple is very careful not to give out information concerning their child, an unnamed source revealed it to the media that they had a son and named him Kahekili which means ‘thunder’ in Hawaiian. Lilly also revealed that he was given that name because on the day she gave birth to him, a great thunder struck.

In November 2015, the couple welcomed their second child. The only detail that has been revealed is that the baby is a girl. They have both stated that they do not believe in marriage but may consider it in the future for health or tax purposes.

5 Facts About Evangeline Lilly’s Boyfriend

He co-produced Lost

Norman was a production assistant on Lost. He also assisted in directing the show North Shore and the Adam Sandler/Drew Barrymore movie, 50 First Dates.

He’s athletic

Norman Kali is athletic and he loves to keep himself fit and in good shape. This can be seen in his looks because he is buff and also very handsome. He also loves surfing and rock climbing.

He loves photos

At the wrap party of the Lost season 5, Norman posed for some photos with fans of the show. He has the good looks, who can blame him for loving to pose for photos.

He values his privacy

Norman loves to live his life away from the spotlight. He tries to evade the paparazzi in other to keep his family and relationship with Evangeline Lilly away from the media. They never formally announced her pregnancy or their relationship.

He is a caring partner and father

Due to Lilly’s rising career and opportunities, Norman gave up his own career to be a stay at home dad to take care of his partner and children and give his family the freedom to travel to wherever Lilly needed to be for work.

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