Justin Berfield is an American actor, writer, and a producer who came to fame for playing the role of Reese for the sitcom ‘Malcolm in the Middle.’ Berfield began his career at a very tender age and at 5, he was able to make an appearance in a TV advertisement of Folgers Coffee. This young prodigy was able to make 20 more appearances for nationally broadcast commercials.
Subsequently, Justing began her career in Hollywood with guest appearances and supporting roles too. He made his official TV debut in 1994 for the series, ‘The Good Life.’ Many also remember Berfield from shows like Hardball, The Mommies, Kim Possible, and Sons of Tucson. Let us now get to know more about this winner of “Best Young Ensemble Cast: Television” in 2000.
Justin Berfield: Early Life and Education
Justin Tyler Berfield was born on the 25th of February, 1986 in Agoura Hills, California. He was born to parents Gail Berfield and Rick Berfield. He also has an older brother who is named Lorne Berfield, who is well, also an actor. Justin has tried to keep a lot of his early life away from the eyes of the media and has succeeded for the most part.
However, it is not that easy to hide from the media if you start your career in the entertainment industry at a very tender age. Justin was only a 5-year-old when he first started making appearances for advertisements and even TV shows. So, let us now move towards his work on television which we thankfully do know.
Justin Berfield: Career
Justin made his debut on the screen with a small appearance for the commercial of Folgers Coffee when he was only 5. Soon after, he was able to land himself 20 other American commercials. Berfield’s debut, however, came in 1994 with the short tv series, ‘The Good Life’. He was next cast as Jason Booker for the drama ‘The Mommies’.
Next year, in 1995, Justin was able to land himself a role in the sitcom ‘Unhappily Ever After’ where he portrayed the character, Ross Malloy. A few years later, in 2001, he made an appearance in the movie ‘Max Keeble’s Big Move’. Berfield then appeared as one of our childhoods favorite television character Gill in the animated series ‘Kim Possible.’
This multi-talented personality has also produced films such as ‘Romance and Cigarettes’ and ‘Blonde Ambition.’ While Romance and Cigarettes was a huge success for Berfield, Blonde Ambition went on to be a disappointment with poor reviews and failure in the box-office.
Justin Berfield: Personal Life
A lot from Berfield’s personal life is a mystery for us. He has been able to stay away from the media and prefers to stay away from the limelight. There have been rumors that question his sexuality and orientation too. According to many sources, Justin is in a relationship with his old buddy, Jason Felts.
Felts is a famous film producer and also the Chief Executive Officer of the television, film, and entertainment division of the English Virgin group. Berfield works for the same company and is the Chief Creative Officer for it. The two have often been seen together in parties and public places.
Apart from his love life, Berfield is a man who enjoys giving back to the community. He often associates himself with various charity organizations and once donated $100,000 to the Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Justin Berfield: Net Worth and Social Media
Justin has been in the entertainment business for a long time now. During this time, he has had his ups and downs but has always been a humble man. He has also come a long way from his early days when he used to work for coffee commercials. Now Berfield is making movies and contents for the television. He has also been working in real estate and is investing in houses. So as of 2018, after adding money from all that he has been doing, Berfield has a net worth of $10 million.