Jaeden Martell

Jaeden Martell

Date Of BirthJanuary 4, 2003
Age21 years 3 months 20 days
Day of BirthSaturday
Place Of BirthPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Profession Actor
Full Name Jaeden Wesley Lieberher

Personal Information
Religion Christianity
Language English
Star SignCapricorn
Nationality American
Complexion White
Body Features & Measurements
Height170 CM
5 Feet 7 Inches
Eye color Blue
Hair color Black
Weight55 KG
121 lbs
Body Type Average
Family Information
Father Wes Lieberher (executive chef)
Mother Angela Martell
Brothers Ocean Lieberher
Sydney Lieberher
Sister Jovi Lieberher
Grandmother Chisun Martell
Career Information
Debut (Movie) St. Vincent
Years Active 2013-
Debut (TV) American Dad!(2015)
Salary $250k (It Chapter two(2019)) , $100k (It(2017))
Debut(Short movie) Grief(2013)
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Favorite Food Sushi
LikesAvengers Infinity war
Social Networks, Web links
Twitter ProfileJaeden Martell Twitter Profile
Instagram ProfileJaeden Martell Instagram Profile
More Information
Net worth$1 Million- $5 Million


Jaeden Martell is an American actor. Jaeden is known for his roles as- Bill Denbrough in It(2017), Bill Denbrough in It Chapter two(2019) and Johnny Masters in "Masters of Sex"

Recently he has appeared in "Defending Jacob" as Jacob Barber, in "Knives Out" as Jacob Thrombey as well as in "Tunnels"

Childhood - Family

Jaeden Martell is an young American actor born on 4th January 2003 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Wes Lieberher(Father), Angela Martell(Mother). He grew up in South Philadelphia. His family moved to Los Angeles in 2011, he was 8 years old at the time.


Jaeden's father Wes Lieberher is an executive chef. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on April 1st 1979. He has worked with "Beer Belly and Whiz" in Los Angeles as their executvie chef [2]. He has appeared on various cooking TV shows, such as- "Food Paradise" (Travel Channel), "Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives" (Food Network), "Knife Fight" (Esquire Network), "The Taste" (ABC)

He is also a lead vocalist in the band "Kill Verona". Chris Margarite, Jon Hunt, Paul Butterly, Rafael Henin are other members of the Rock band.

Jaeden Martell & father Wes Lieberher

[ Jaeden Martell & father Wes Lieberher ]


Angela Teresa Martell is the mother of Jaeden Martell. Angela is the daughter of Korean woman Chisun Martell.

Angela, the proud mother of the teen said this to PhillyVoice about her son- "To think about all that he has experienced and accomplished in the last five years, yet still remains so humble and sweet makes me very proud."

Jaeden Lieberher with his mom Angela Martell

Image: Jaeden Martell with his mom Angela Martell


Jaeden is the oldest of 4 children of his father Wes Lieberher, Wes Lieberher is married to Bree Lieberher. Jaeden is raised by his mother, he is her only child.

He has two younger brothers in Ocean Lieberher & Sydney Lieberher, A sister in Jovi Lieberher (youngest of the 4)


  • Independence Charter School: Jaeden attended the ICS school in South Philadelphia until he was 8 years old.

Girlfriend - Dating

Jaeden hasn't had an official announcement on his dating life yet, he is very young and understandably so. However there have been a few rumours and link ups. We do not know how much truth is there in these speculations, we leave it up to you to judge.

Jaeden Martell & Lilia Buckingham

Jaeden and actress Lilia Buckingham (of "Crown Lake", "Total Eclipse" ) are rumored to be dating since 2018. Lilia posted a picture of the two on Valentine's day in 2018. The two are said to have broken up. 

Jaeden Martell & Lilia Buckingham

[ Jaeden Martell & Lilia Buckingham ]

Jaeden Martell & Maddie Ziegler

Jaeden and American dancer & Model Maddie Ziegler are rumored to have dated in 2017. They have appeared together in the movie "The Book of Henry"

Jaeden Martell & Maddie Ziegler

[ Jaeden Martell & Maddie Ziegler ]

Interesting Facts

  • Commercials: Jaeden's career started at the age of 8 when he started appearing in commercials.
  • is first TV appearance was on 2013 'Hyundai Santa Fe Super Bowl' commercial where he beat up bullies with his buddies.
  • In 2014 he appeared on 'The Ellen Degenres Show', it was his first ever talk show and a huge one at that.
  • Ancestry: He is quarter part Korean by descent from his mother's side. He is also of English, Belgian (Walloon), Scottish, French-Canadian, Irish, German, French. [3]
  • He went through 6 auditions before getting the role in St. Vincent.
  • Bill Murray taught him meditation during their time together as co-stars on "St. Vincent"(2014), Jaeden affirms it helped him relax. Bill Murray recommended Jaeden for a role in Cameron Crowe's 2015 film Aloha.
  • He is a good artist as well.
  • Outdoors man: He likes backpacking and touring.
  • Marian Anderson summer camp: He would always go to Marian Anderson for summer in South Philadelphia after school. [5]
  • Baseball: He played baseball in Philadelphia, he was coached by coach Steve. As per his own admission, he was not very good at the sport. [5] He is a Philadelphia Phillies supporter [6]


With Rising popularity, Merchandises are using Jaeden's pics and autogrpahs to sell to the fans in customized formats.

  • Jaeden Martell phone case: Customized phone cases with Jaeden's pictures on them are selling like hot cakes on Redbubble.
  • Jaeden Martell Autograph: There are copies of Jaeden's autographs available on amazon for sale.

Jaeden Martell name change

Jaeden was previously known as Jaeden Lieberher until later part of 2019, he has changed his name post 2019 to Jaeden Martell, "Martell" is his mother's maiden name. Perhaps the idea is to make his last name sound easier for the American audience. Lieberher was indeed difficult to pronounce.

[ Katherine Langford & Jaeden Martell Interview ]


Debut: Jaeden made his debut in movies at the age of 9 in Grief(2013) as a child, it was a short movie. Playing it With cool(2014) marked his big screen debut.

An year later came the movie St. Vincent(2014) which made him familiar to the masses, he portrayed the role of Oliver Bronstein in it. He received 5 nominations and 2 wins for his role in St. Vincent(2014). His role as Bill Denbrough in It(2017) in the lead role earned him both popularity and critical acclaim.

He has also appeared on TV shows and series, his notable appearances are in American Dad!(2015), Masters of Sex(2015–2016), "Defending Jacob" (2020-)


Hot Wheels: Jaeden's first acting gig was in a commercial for the American toy company "Hot Wheels".

After his initial success, Jaeden got chance to act in variety of top brand adverts, some of the commercials he has appeared in so far are: 

  • General Electric
  • Google
  • Hyundai (for the product "Santa Fe", it was aired during 2013 Super bowl)
  • Liberty Mutual (insurance company)
  • Moneysupermarket.com (British price comparison website)
  • Verizon Fios (TV & Telephone service)

It(2017) & It chapter two (2019)

Jaeden played the lead character "Bill Denbrough" in the children's horror movie It(2017), it was based on Stephen King's novel. Jaeden plays a youth who along with his friends fight an evil clown. He is the leader of the gang nicknamed "Losers club". Bill's character has stuttering in the movie, Jaeden practiced watching youtube videos and the movie King's speech on how to stutter effectively and naturally. 

Bill Skarsgård, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Wyatt Oleff, Chosen Jacobs, Jack Dylan Grazer, Jackson Robert Scott also played main roles in the movie.

Jaeden Martell & castmates

[ Jaeden Martell & castmates ]


Movies List

Year Movie Character Comments
2020 Tunnels    
2019 Knives Out Jacob Thrombey  
2019 It Chapter Two (young) Bill Denbrough  
2019 The True Adventures of Wolfboy Paul  
2019 Low Tide Peter  
2019 The Lodge Aidan  
2017 It Bill Denbrough  
2017 The Book of Henry Henry Carpenter  
2016 The Confirmation Anthony   
2016 Midnight Special Alton  
2015 Aloha Mitchell  
2014 Playing It Cool 6 Year Old Me  
2014 St. Vincent Oliver  


TV Series List

Year Series Character Comments
2020- Defending Jacob Jacob Barber Lead role; Apple series
2015-2016 Masters of Sex Johnny Masters Recurring; 11 Episodes
2015 American Dad! (voice) My Affair Lady (Season 10 Episode 9)


Short Movies List

Year Series Character Comments
2016 Framed: The Adventures of Zion Man Walter  
 2013 Grief The Child  



Year Won? Award Project Category Comments
2018 WON MTV Movie & TV Awards It(2017) Best On-Screen Team  
2015 Nomination Online Film & TV Association St. Vincent Best Youth Performance  
2015 Nomination Critics' Choice Movie Awards St. Vincent Best Young Actor  
2014 Nomination Washington D.C. Film Critics Association St. Vincent Best Youth Performance  
2014 WON Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards St. Vincent Best Performance by a Youth  
2014 WON Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards St. Vincent Youth in Film  


  • [His wish to mothers on Mother's day] Happy Mother’s Day to the strongest type of human. We’d be nowhere without you all [4]


  1. Jaeden Martell Wiki
  2. L.A. Times- Wes Leiberher
  3. Jaeden Martell imdb bio
  4. Mother's day wish
  5. Philly Voice- Jaeden's interview
  6. Lessgo Phillies

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  1. Sophia Lillis
  2. Jeremy Ray Taylor
  3. Jack Dylan Grazer

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