Norman Kali

Norman Kali

Date Of Birth1978
Age46 years
Place Of BirthHawaii, United States
Zodiac Sign
ProfessionsProduction Assistant , Director (Assistant director) , Actor

Personal Information
Residence Hawaii, United States
Religion Christianity
Languages English , Hawaiian
Nationality American
Body Features & Measurements
Height178 CM
5 Feet 10 Inches
Eye color Black
Hair color Black
Weight75 KG
165 lbs
Shoe Size8
Body Type Average
Family Information
Son Kahekili Kali (born in May 2011)
Education Qualifications
Education (High School) Waimea High School
Love, Romance, Marriage
Girlfriends Lisa Edelstein (Ex;actress)
Evangeline Lilly (Nicole Evangeline Lilly)
Career Information
Years Active 2003-
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
HobbiesRock Climbing
More Information
Net worth$500,000-$1 million


Norman Kali is an American production assistant, actor & director who has worked in popular projects such as "Lost", "North Shore", 50 First Dates(2004), The Big Bounce(2004), Undercovers(2010), The Prince of Motor City(2008),Special Delivery(2008), The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug(2013).

His girlfriend Evangeline Lilly is a popular actress and singer. He is from Hawaii, United States. 

Family - childhood

Norman was born in 1978 in Hawaii, United States. He grew up in Hawaii. Now lives in Hawaii with his girlfriend and 2 children.


  • Waimea High School: Norman graduated from the 'Waimea High School' located at 9707 Tsuchiya Rd, Waimea in Hawaii. Norman was voted "Most likely to be famous by our 20th Reunion" at the 10th year reunion event at the school.
    • Graduation Day guest speaker: Norman was invited by his High school to speak at the 2011 graduation event. Norman started it off wih humor, "I’m 29 years old, have no college degree, am currently unemployed and I’m here to talk to you about success". He made the students repeat the mantra "I wake up every day & say I love my life" [3]

Girlfriend - Dating

Norman Kali & Evangeline Lilly

Norman has been in relationship with the Canadian actress/ singer Evangeline Lilly since 2010. They met during the shooting of the TV series "Lost", he was one of the production assistant on the show.  Initially Evangeline shifted to Hawaii to live with her boyfriend Norman (who is from Hawaii). The couple have been together for over a decade now, they live in Hawaii with their two beautiful kids & they have remained unmarried.

Evangeline wrote beautiful lines on relationship on her "New Year" instagram post.

".. Love is a word thrown around a lot, relationships can be over simplified in the media, but the truth is that not everyone knows love, not everyone is rich in friendship, not everyone has that bounty. I am so grateful for mine and my desire for 2020 is that I would nurture my relationships, that I would deepen those that I am lucky enough to have.."

Norman Kali & Evangeline Lilly

[Norman Kali & Evangeline Lilly]


The couple had a son born on 23rd May 2011 [1]. The baby was born at home through natural delivery, birthing lasted 30 hours. Evangeline, the mother was 32 at the time. The son has been named- Kahekili Kali, "Kahekili" means "Thunder" in the Hawaiian language. The baby was fittingly named 'Thunder' because there was thunderstorm all around when he was entering this world.

Norman Kali Family: girlfriend and child

[ Norman Kali Family: girlfriend and child ]


Norman & Evangeline had a daughter born in November 2015.

Norman Kali's girlfriend and daughter

[ Norman Kali's girlfriend and daughter ]

Norman Kali & Lisa Edelstein

Norman has previously dated actress Lisa Edelstein (of "House", "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce", "Keeping the Faith" fame) back in 2009 for about 6 months, she is 12 years older than him. They parted on friendly terms due to compatibility issues. She later married artist Robert Russell in 2014. [2]

Norman Kali & Lisa Edelstein

[ Norman Kali & Lisa Edelstein ]

Facts & Trivia

  • The Beginning: Norman moved to Los Angeles at the age of 18 seeking career in Hollywood. He dropped out of school at the age of 16.
  • Likes Outdoors: Norman likes outdoor activities like Rock climbing and Surfing (like a true Hawaiian)
  • Stay at home father: Norman is a happy stay at home father, he supports his girlfriend's career and looks after the children, he has a career of his own too. His girlfriend Evangeline is believed to have said she likes getting pregnant (surely that keeps Norman busy at home wink)
  • Social Media presence: He doesn't have an official social media account.
  • Philanthropy
    • Hanapepe Colts Pop Warner Association: He volunteers for the Association, he has helped them with dispensing flying saucers to help with fundraising. [4]
  • Is Norman Kali Gay?
    • No, Norman Kali has a girlfriend in actress Evangeline Lilly and has two children with her. 



Norman has worked in the fantasy drama "Lost" from 2005 to 2009. From 2005 to 2007 he worked as a production assistant, in 2008 and 2009 he worked as production staff. In the episode "He's Our You" (season 5 Episode 10) he worked as the 2nd assistant director. He has worked in a total of 48 episodes of the series. Jorge Garcia, Josh Holloway, Yunjin Kim, Terry O'Quinn, Naveen Andrews played the main roles in the series.

Lost TV series cast

[Lost TV series cast ]

In some way "Lost" is a special time of his career as well as personal life. He met his girlfriend Evangeline Lilly (who played Kate Austen) on the sets of the series. Norman has two children with her.

North Shore

Norman worked in the Hawaiian themed Romantic Drama series "North Shore" as production assistant in all of the 21 episodes of the series from 2004 to 2005. It was directed by Peter Elkoff and starred- Jason Momoa, Kristoffer Polaha, Nikki Deloach, Corey Sevier, Brooke Burns, Amanda Righetti and others.


Year Movie Character Job type Comments
2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Laketown Spy Actor  
2013 Dress   Production manager Short
2011 Off the Map Rescue Worker Actor "Es Un Milagro" ( Season 1 Episode 7)
2010 Undercovers   2nd assistant director Instructions, Devices, Jailbreak (Season 1 Episode 2-4)
2005-2009 Lost   2nd assistant director; production staff 48 Episodes
2008 Tropic Thunder   special effects foreperson  
2008 The Prince of Motor City   2nd assistant director TV Movie
2008 Special Delivery   2nd assistant director TV Movie
2004-2005 North Shore   production assistant 21 Episodes
2003 Tears of the Sun   location assistant  



  • I wake up every day & say I love my life [3]


  1. Imdb bio
  2. Lisa Edelstein wiki
  3. Graduation day speech
  4. Norman Kali- Philanthropy

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