Who is Sophia Lillis?
Sophia Lillis is an American actress and model who is widely known for her appearance as Sydney Novak in the Netflix series I Am Not Okay with This. She is also known for starring Beverly Marsh in the horror films It and its 2019 sequel, It: Chapter Two. She has been an actress since 2014.
Born on 13th February 2002, Lillis was raised in her hometown Brooklyn, New York, United States.
With Irish and Polish family background, the Lee Strasberg Theatre alumni went from an unprofessional actress to a budding superstar with her breakthrough in the horror film It and its sequel. She hit the rock bottom of her career when she appeared in the HBO miniseries Sharp Objects.
Childhood – Family
Sophia Lillis was born as the daughter of and David Lillis and Juliana Lillis. Shortly after her parents’ divorce, she started living with her mother and stepfather Christopher Mellevold, a filmmaker. She is survived by her younger fraternal twin brother Jake Lillis and stepbrother Philip Mellevold.
When Lillis was a little, her stepfather motivated her to participate in acting classes at Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in Manhattan. The high school she attended is not yet revealed to the public. However, she graduated from high school in 2020. She looks forward to attending college.
During her time at the acting school, one of her teachers recommended auditioning for a part in an NYU student film. And this is how she started her career.
|Real Name/Full Name||Sophia Lillis|
|Age||19 years old (2021)|
|Date of Birth||13th February 2002|
|High School||Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute|
|Hometown||Brooklyn, New York, United States|
|Ethnicity||Irish, Polish, Swiss-German|
|Debut Film||A Midsummer Night's Dream|
|Debut TV Series||The Real Housewives of New York City|
|Parents | Siblings|
|Brothers||Jake Lillis (Twin Brother), Philip Mellevold (Stepbrother)|
|Birthday | Zodiac Sign|
|Birth Place||Brooklyn, New York, United States|
Career – Works
Since her startup, Lillis played different minor roles in several short films, including 37 and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Since then, she has played the role of Camille Preaker’s younger version in HBO’s Sharp Objects in 2018. Next she appeared in the Nancy Drew and The Hidden Staircase
Eventually, she had her first breakthrough after being selected for one of the lead characters, Beverly Marsh in the horror film It and its sequel, Chapter Two.
She also appeared as Gretel in Gretel & Hansel, a commercial success that grossed $22 million worldwide. But she hit the rock bottom after being announced for the role of Sydney Novak, a teenage girl who realizes her telekinetic powers, in the I Am Not Okay with This series on Netflix.
As of 2021, Lillis is ready to portray Celia in The Burning Season. Also, she will appear in the upcoming drama films: The Thicket and Before I Sleep.
According to her date of birth, Sophia Lillis is 19 years in 2021. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.
With a body measurement of 32-23-33 inches, Sophia currently weighs 45 kilograms or 99 pounds, and she stands at the height of approximately 5 feet or 152 centimeters. Having dark brown hair and blue eyes make Lillis more attractive for modeling and brand endorsement.
Based on her workout routines and acting roles, Sophia enjoys a very healthy vegetarian diet.
|Weight | Height | Body Measurements|
|Weight||45 kg in Kilograms
99 lbs in Pounds
|Height||5'0" in feet and inches
152 cm in centimeters
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Dress Size||2 (US)|
|Shoe Size||5 (US)|
|Bust - Waist - Hips||32-23-33 inches (81-58-84 cm)|
Since she entered the entertainment industry, Lillis has probably made millions of dollars. In fact, she earned a total of $65,000 in It, $150,000 in It Chapter Two and $50,000 per episode in Sharp Object, according to IMDb. Sophia Lillis has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million in 2020.
|Net Worth: 2019 – 2021|
|Income||Film, Brand Endorsement|
|Net Worth in 2019||$1 million|
|Net Worth in 2020||$1.5 million|
|Net Worth in 2021||To Be Estimated|
Dating Life – Boyfriend
Little is known about her dating life. Lillis has never publicly shared anything about her private life. However, it turns out that she had at least 1 boyfriend in past.
Who is Sophia Lillis dating in 2021?
Sophia Lillis has no boyfriend! She is currently living a single life, and not dating anyone in 2021. She appears to enjoy her acting career and has no time for dating.
8 Facts Only Sophia Lillis Fans Know
- Sophia lives with her mother Juliana and stepfather Christopher
- She made her debut in The Real Housewives of New York City (2021)
- She is a huge fan of Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe
- She is more into dark films as she has been playing roles with depressing backgrounds
- Lillis has also appeared in music videos like Sia’s “Santa’s Coming for Us” and The War on Drugs’ “Nothing to Find”
- Her brother Jake Lillis, who is almost a minute younger than Lillis, has a disability with his fingers fused
- She has also been featured on the cover of Issue 13 of Tidal Magazine and FEMALE Magazine
- And she was also part of Vanity Fair’s All that Jazz piece in the March 2020 issue