Sophia Lillis is an American child actor who is mostly known because of her role as ‘Beverly Marsh’ in the Horror movie “It” released in the year 2017, an adaptation of Stephen King’s novel of the same name. Lillis received a good exposure after the hit horror flick and she is already cast for other projects in the future.
Lillis, age 16, also starred in a movie prior to the release of “It”. Find out which movie and also about Sophia’s net worth, career, and personal life.
Sophia Lillis: early life, career, and nationality
Sophia Lillis was born on February 13, 2002, in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, New York City, the U.S which makes her nationality an American. Lillis has a mix of ethnicities of Irish, Polish, and Swiss-German ancestry. As she was into acting from a very young age, she joined the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute and took acting classes while she was only 7 years old.
Her acting career began while she was only 14 years old with the movie, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Straight into the year 2017, when Lillis starred in the famous horror movie, It, alongside Bill Skarsgard, which is an adaptation of Stephen King’s novel as one of the main characters Beverly Marsh which brought Sophia the most exposure. Similarly, in the same year, she appeared in Sia’s music video, ‘Santa’s Coming for Us‘ that also featured Hollywood couple Kristen Bell and Dax Shepherd. The recent news from the sources confirmed that Sophia will be playing the young version of Amy Adams character in a Warner Brothers Pictures movie.
Sophia Lillis: boyfriend and personal life
The child actor has two brothers, a step-brother named Philip and her twin brother named Jake. While she was just a child, her parents divorced. As a matter of fact, she now lives with her mother Juliana, her second husband and Sophia’s stepfather Christopher Mellevold.
Though Sophia is a teenager and could generally be dating, her personal life and private relationships is a secret as she hasn’t dated anyone as such. She doesn’t have any boyfriend at present.
Sophia Lillis: net worth
Though she might only be sixteen she is living her dream and a life most teenagers dream of. Despite being young Sophia has already accumulated a fan base for herself. Though she has projects lined up, her net worth estimation is still a well-kept secret. Similarly, her monthly income and salary are also not clear.
Lillis is active on social media sites like Instagram. You won’t believe but she already has around 1.3 million followers on her Instagram account. The number is quite a big deal for a 16-year-old. She usually shares posts and photos of herself, family and sometimes from her work as well.