Most child stars never really make it as grown-ups, but not child stars like Malina Weissman who seems to be unstoppable. Beyond being a model, she is an actress who might soon become a designer if she continues to influence the fashion industry as she currently does.
She is also powering as an activist, fighting for the rights of women and animals. With the fan base she commands on social media, Malina is bound to remain relevant for a very long time. Here are more facts to know about her life and career.
Malina Weissman Age and Early Life
Malina Weissman was born on March 12, 2003. She grew up in New York which was where she was born. Her ethnicity is German while her nationality is American. As the daughter of a model, Malina ventured into modeling when she was only 8. Her first work was with her mother’s agency. Currently, her modeling resumes include working for major designers and brands such as Levi’s, H&M, Calvin Klein, Benetton, Ralph Lauren, DKNY, and hosts of others.
With eagerness to try out acting, she grabbed an opportunity in 2014 to play young April O’Neil, Megan Fox played the grown-up version of the character. Her performance in the science fiction action comedy film, Teenage Mutant Turtles made her win more deals to appear in commercials for top brands like ACT Mouthwash, Maybelline, Purell, and My Little Pony.
In 2016, she was included in the cast of Nine Lives and also in the film, Thirsty as Rebecca Brand. Malina Weissman has been playing Violet Baudelaire in Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events since 2017. In addition to that, she played the young version of Melissa Benoist in TV superhero series Supergirl.
Malina has achieved so much financially. She collects about $2.4 million every year in salary. Her net worth is estimated at $6 million – an amount most grown-up models can only imagine. More so, with the speed at which this 5 ft 4 inches star is gaining grounds in the showbiz, her fortune is expected to increase significantly in the nearest future.
Her Mother (Parents), Sister, and Family
There is no much information about Malina Weissman’s family or parents but it is known that she’s walking the same path as her mother who built a career in modeling. Even, she began her career in the same agency that signed her mother. From her Instagram posts, both of her parents seem to be her solid support system.
Malina is sister to Ayla Weissman, an Instagram sensation best known for posting fashion and lifestyle photos. She was born on March 12, 2000. As a matter of fact, the social media fashion influencer shares the same birth date with Malina. Ayla gained online fame in 2015 for posting charming photos on the social media. She mingles with other top social media stars such as Declanglo.
Who’s Her Boyfriend?
Not much is known about Malina’s love life. The stunner who is active on both Facebook and Instagram doesn’t share things about her personal life. Instead, she uses these platforms to showcase her fun, happy, and regular sides.
There have been rumors of her dating her co-star Louis Hynes. However, it turned out they were just friends. Considering her age, it wouldn’t be wrong for one to assert that this maiden is too young to be entangled romantically.
Other Facts About Malina Weissman
1. This star is hugely interested in promoting the welfare of humanity. She has interest in promoting women rights and has been outspoken about issues surrounding this broad topic on her social media.
2. Malina sees life differently from how most people do. She summarises life as an adventure, midnight swims, and really good food. Thus, her favorite food is pasta with butter and cheese. She also loves chocolate.
3. Her hobbies include dancing, horseback riding, and synchronized swimming. She is looking to try out skydiving.
4. Don’t be surprised if in the future the child star becomes an animal doctor. Besides acting and modeling, she loves animal and once shared that her dream is to be a veterinarian.
5. Malina is a multi-linguist, she speaks Spanish, German and English fluently.