Jaeden Martell Biography
Born: January 04, 2003
Date of Birth: January 4, 2003
Jaeden Lieberher Martell was born in Philadelphia to famous chef Wesley Lieberher and mother Angela Martell. He has four younger brothers. When his parents divorced when Jaeden was eight, his mother took the boys and moved to Los Angeles. Shortly after, Jaden began auditioning for acting roles.
His first roles were in commercials, including one in which he plays a kid who rounds up his friends to combat bullies in a Hyundai Santa Fe Super Bowl ad.
Under his birth name, Jaeden Lieberher, he made his feature film debut in a starring role alongside Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy and Naomi Watts in St. Vincent. Aside from commercials, he'd only played a role in a short film. Jaeden did six auditions for St. Vincent before landing the part.
In 2015, Jaeden played Johnny Masters, the son of Dr. William Masters (Michael Sheen), on a seven-episode arc on the Showtime TV series Masters of Sex.
He reunited with Naomi Watts for Focus Features' The Book of Henry(2017), in which he played Henry Carpenter, alongside fellow child star Jacob Tremblay, who played his younger brother in the film. Jaeden's next film would be the new film adaptation of Stephen King's horror novel IT(2017). He reprised his role in the sequel, IT: Chapter Two (2019) and appeared in the feature film Knives Out (2019) alongside an all-star cast that includes Christopher Plummer, Daniel Craig, LaKeith Stanfield, Chris Evans and Michael Shannon.
Jaeden changed his last name to that of his mother and now goes by Jaeden Martell. He lives in Los Angeles with his mother and brothers.