Upcoming actress Sophia Lillis is one of the rising stars in the world of entertainment. The young talent gained public attention after her exceptional performance on It – a 2017 box office hit film which cast her in the role of Beverly Marsh. She made her debut at the tender age of seven with a role in a short movie by her stepfather and later moved on to appear in the student movie known as The Lipstick Stain released in 2013. The following year, Julie Taymor’s live theatrical adaptation of, A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ cast her in a minor role.
Sophia Lillis has recorded several appearances on other productions, her portrayal of the title character in the 2019 movie Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase by Warner bros was well received by the viewing public. She has also played the part of Camille Preaker in Sharp Objects – an HBO psychological thriller miniseries which came to light in 2018. Sophia has other theater productions like Kids on Strike and The Music Man under her belt. The emerging star was part of the cast of The Garden – a short mystery movie and 37 – a feature-length drama film.
What to Know About Sophia Lillis (Bio, Age and Background Details)
Sophia Lillis’ place of birth is Crown Heights, Brooklyn located in New York City and she was born on the 13th of February 2002. The American national is of Polish, Irish, German and Swiss origin. Her parent’s marriage ended when she was a little girl following which her mother Juliana Mellevold got married to Christopher Mellevold. Sophia grew up living with her mum, alongside a twin brother Jake and a stepbrother Phillip Mellevold.
The young actress’ stepfather Christopher Mellevold earns a living as an indie filmmaker and photographer and was the one who sparked Sophia Lillis’ interest in the performing arts. She commenced acting at the age of seven and later attended Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.
The young talent is also proficient with the piano, and taught herself how to handle the musical instrument. Her other areas of competence are ballet for which she took lessons for three years; she excelled as an intermediate/advanced level swimmer as well as fencing and roller-skating. The famed actress, as of this writing is a college student and sometimes, she has to miss classes as a result of her tight schedule. However, she is determined to see her studies to the end.
The real estimate of Sophia Lillis’ net worth has never really been established but it is believed to be inching towards the milestone of $1 million. Unconfirmed sources have it that her role in the initial installment of the movie It earned her $65k, and for the sequel, she is said to have received $150k. The movie grossed $700 million at the box office against the production cost of $35 million. She was paid $50k per episode for her role in Sharp Objects.
Sophia Lillis is on the diminutive side, with a slim body build, standing at 5 feet tall with a bodyweight last listed as 45 kg. She measures 32-23-33 inches for bust, waist, and hip measurements, wearing size 2 in dress and size 5 in shoes. The blue-eyed lady has naturally red-coloured hair.
Other Facts About Sophia Lillis
For the time being, the young talent is not in any form of relationship as she is quite busy with both studies and acting. However, rumors linked her name to Jaeden Lieberher in the past but neither of the two came forward with a confirmation or a rebuttal, besides, Sophia is believed to be too young for dating.
Social Media Profile
Just like many other celebrities of her ilk, Sophia Lillis has presence on social media; most active among her account is her Instagram where she commands a following that has far exceeded 1.4 million.
She is an animal lover
The emerging star is known to be very gentle with animals and has a pet dog that goes by the name, Grace. Sophia is really attached to her dog as she is often seen uploading pictures she snapped with her on social media.
An Avid reader
When she is not busy on set, Sophia Lillis loves to read to pass the time, her preference runs to fantasy but she also reads nonfictions.