Logan Lerman is one actor in Hollywood who isn’t completely mainstream but has managed to build an impressive filmography with critical and commercial success. the star, who was the lead actor in the Percy Jackson films, has appeared in other successful movies such as Fury, Perks of Being a Wildflower, The Number 23 and Noah. The actor is mostly known for playing roles in coming-of-age stories. Here is detailed research into his background and net worth.
Who Is Logan Lerman?
Logan Lerman is an American actor who grew up in Beverly Hills, California. The actor, who aspires to one day become the head of a movie studio was born on the 19th of January, 1992, to Lisa and Larry Lerman. Logan is the black sheep in his family, choosing to pursue a creative career rather than the medical profession which is the defining profession of his family.
Logan is a self-described film geek having fallen in love with films right from his childhood. It is a love that affected his educational background when he chose to defer his admission into New York University for creative writing in pursuit of his acting career. He did, however, attend Beverly Hills High School for his high school education.
Logan Lerman, who cites American Beauty and The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind as his favorite films, started out acting as something to do for fun. He started auditioning for roles at a young age and with a combination of his passion and good looks, made his first acting appearances as an actor in commercials.
Even though he made his film debut in the 2000s in the film, The Patriot and subsequently starred in two other films, he did not attract the attention of critics until his role in the John Grisham television biopic, A Painted House. His performance was described as ‘quietly and effectively played’ and he was dubbed a promising newcomer. Logan Lerman got nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Performance by a Leading Young Actor and won.
The budding actor had his first role in a television show in the series, Jack & Bobby, playing the title role Bobby. Even though the show was short-lived due to poor ratings, his performances received positive reviews and he won another Young Artist Award for his work on the show. Aside from his work in A Painted House and Jack and Bobby, Logan Lerman won another Young Artist Award for his role in Hoot, his first feature film.
As mentioned earlier, despite not being one of the most popular names in the American movie industry, his resume features some critically acclaimed movies. In 2007, he played Walter Sparrow’s son in The Number 23 and William Evans in 3:10 to Yuma, the Hollywood remake.
Considered one of the best young actors in Hollywood at the time, Logan Lerman was cast as the lead character, Percy Jackson, in the Percy Jackson & The Lightning Thief. Although the film received mixed reviews from critics, the actor’s performance was considered one of the positives of the movie and the film was a commercial success with over $226 million box office sales worldwide.
Outside of his more famous portrayal of Percy Jackson in the Percy Jackson franchise, Lerman has appeared in movies such as The Perks of Being a Wallflower, where his performance was described as lifting the movie beyond the norm of coming of age stories. He also appeared in Fury alongside Brad Pitt and in Noah with Russell Crowe. Some of his other works include Indignation in 2016, The Vanishing of Sidney Hall in 2017, and Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero.
Outside of acting, Logan Lerman and his friend, actor Dean Collins along with Daniel Pashman have a band, ‘Indigo’. It was formed in 2006 and Logan plays the keyboard and guitar.
Logan Lerman Net Worth
Logan, although not yet a juggernaut in the movie industry, has appeared in a few critical and commercially successful films including the Percy Jackson franchise. He has a current net worth of $8 million.
Girlfriend, Is He Gay?
Logan Lerman previously dated Alexandra Daddario, an American actress, from 2009 to 2015. The two broke up in Aug 2015 after being engaged for over a year. However, Logan’s current relationship status is unknown; although it is presumed that he is single. While that has led to speculations that the actor might be gay, there is plenty of evidence that points to the contrary and establishes that Lerman is very much straight.