Who is Jaeden Lieberher?
Jaden Lieberher was born on 4 January 2003, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA, and is an actor, best known for being one of the stars of the horror film “It” in which he plays Bill Denbrough. He’s also had leading roles in various other films, such as “The Book of Henry” and “Midnight Special”.
The Net Worth of Jaeden Lieberher
How rich is Jaeden Lieberher? As of early-2019, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $4 million, earned through a successful career in acting since 2013, and has already won several awards despite it being early in his career. As he continues his endeavors, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.
Jaeden’s father is chef Wes Lieberher, and he is of Korean descent. He grew up in the South Philadelphia area and attended Independence Charter School there. In 2011, he along with his family moved to Los Angeles where he would start to pursue acting projects, beginning in commercials for Hot Wheels, which led to other commercial work.
Eventually, he started appearing in commercials for Hyundai, General Electric, Verizon Fios, Google, Liberty Mutual, and Moneysupermarket.com, until in 2014 he got his film breakthrough, in a major role in “St. Vincent” starring alongside Bill Murray; the film was a moderate commercial success. He then had a small role in the romantic comedy film “Playing It Cool” which starred Chris Evans and Michelle Monaghan, and thanks to his work with Murray, he was recommended for the film “Aloha” which was released in 2015 and starred Bradley Cooper and Emma Stone, but it received negative reviews, and bombed at the box office.
Rise to Fame
During the same year, Lieberher tried his hand at voice acting, providing voices for an episode of “American Dad!” He was also given a recurring role in the television show “Masters of Sex”, appearing as Johnny Masters in the period drama set in the 1950s, and loosely based on the Thomas Maier biography of the same name. In 2016, he starred in the science fiction film “Midnight Special”, which follows the story of a father and his son escaping from a cult, during which the father discovers that his child has special powers.
During the same year, he also starred in “The Confirmation” alongside Clive Owen, the directorial debut of Bob Nelson, and which follows the story of a young boy trying to reconnect with his father. In 2017, he starred in “The Book of Henry” appearing alongside Naomi Watts, which received negative reviews although the performance of the cast received some praise.
It and Recent Projects
Following that project, he gained one of his most notable roles in the horror film “It” also known as “It: Chapter One”, based on the 1986 novel of the same name written by Stephen King, which tells the story of seven children who become terrorized by the title character, a being who leads them to face their own personal fears. The film proved highly successful and set numerous box office records, grossing $700 million worldwide, the fourth highest grossing R-rated film, and the most profitable horror film; many critics call it one of the best Stephen King adaptations. Jaeden is now set to reprise his role in “It: Chapter Two” in a shared role with James McAvoy. The second part will follow the novel and take place 27 years after the events of the characters’ first encounter with the monster. His role has reportedly already increased his net worth significantly, so the second should also add considerably to his net worth.
He is working on several other film projects too, and recently released the film “The Lodge”. Other projects include “Knives Out”, a mystery crime film starring Daniel Craig and Chris Evans, and is also working with Chloe Sevigny and John Turturro for the film “The True Adventures of Wolfboy”. Thanks mainly to his role in “It”, he has won numerous awards, and shared an MTV Movie Award alongside his fellow cast members. He also received several awards for his work in “St. Vincent”.
For his personal life, it is known that Lieberher is dating actress and dancer Lilia Buckingham – rumors about the two dating began in January 2018 and a month later Buckingham confirmed that they are together through an Instagram picture on Valentine’s Day.
Similar to numerous actors, he is active online through accounts on major social media websites. He has an account on Instagram in which he showcases some of his daily endeavors along with other personal pictures, plus of himself alongside fellow actors including cast members of the film “It”. He has a lot of pictures of himself travelling and doing outdoor activities. He also has a Facebook page which shares photos similar to that of his Instagram account, plus pictures during his birthday and during Valentine’s Day. There are often large gaps between his postings as he is busy doing acting work and other endeavors. He mentioned in an interview that he has four half-siblings from his father, but was raised by his mother, and has Scottish, Canadian, Belgian, English and German ancestry.