- 1 Who Is Mingus Lucien Reedus?
- 2 Mingus Lucien Reedus Bio, Early Life, Family, and Education
- 3 Mingus Lucien Reedus Career
- 4 Mingus Lucien Reedus, Net Worth, Height, Weight, Body Measurement, and Appearance
- 5 Mingus Lucien Reedus Father – Norman Reedus
- 6 Rise to Prominence
- 7 “The Walking Dead”
- 8 Modeling Career
- 9 Personal Life and Net Worth
Who Is Mingus Lucien Reedus?
Mingus Lucien Reedus is the son of famous actor Norman Reedus, and fashion model Helena Christensen – his parents chose his name in honor of the famous jazz bassist player Charles Mingus. Mingus Lucien Reedus is a Danish-American actor, and a model and is currently signed to VNY Models New York.
Mingus Lucien Reedus Bio, Early Life, Family, and Education
Mingus Lucien Reedus was born on October 13th, 1999, in Copenhagen, Denmark, where he spent his childhood – he is Danish by nationality. He completed his high school there, but the name of the institute is unknown.
His famous parents were in a romantic relationship from 1998 to 2003, but never, and since they split up, they’ve shared custody of their son. Mingus’s maternal grandmother was a Peruvian, and he grew up with various international cuisines.
Mingus Lucien Reedus Career
Mingus Lucien Reedus started his professional career as a teenager. His mother is a supermodel, and because of his looks, he became a model as well. When Mignus was a yound child, his parents kept him away from media attention. The first professional offer arrived in 2015 for a role in Spiderman, but Mingus refused it because he did not want fame to ruin his life.
Instead of an acting career he opted for modeling, and his first steps on the catwalk were recorded in 2017 for Calvin Klein. He signed a contract with VNY Models New York, and his face is now a trademark of Mother Agency. Reedus appeared on the cover of “ODDA magazine,” and walked in Alexandra Wang”s show.
Mingus Lucien Reedus, Net Worth, Height, Weight, Body Measurement, and Appearance
Growing up in a wealthy family, he had all the pre-requisites for a comfortable life. Working as a photo model and a classic model, he has earned far more than his peers. According to reports, Mingus’ net worth is estimated at $400,000 as of early 2020.
Mingus Lucien Reedus has a slim body type, a height of 6 feet (1.83m), while his weight is unknown. Mingus has blonde hair and green eyes.
Mingus Lucien Reedus Father – Norman Reedus
Norman Mark Reedus was born on the 6th January 1969, in Hollywood, Florida USA – his ancestral roots are Irish, Scottish, and Italian/Sicilian. Reedus is an American actor, painter, photographer, sculptor, and video artist. He attended Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas, and then worked at a Harley-Davidson shop in Venice, California. At the Tiffany Theater on Sunset Boulevard, he first acted in the play “Maps for Drowners.”
When he was a guest in a TV show with Jimmy Felon, Norman admitted that he was discovered at a party in Los Angeles, where someone asked him if he wanted to act in a play. He appeared in short films in the early 1990s, and his first significant collaboration was in 1997 with the great director Guillermo del Toro, in the film “Mimic”.
Rise to Prominence
Reedus’ first vital role came in the film “The Boondock Saints”, in which he played a villain, with William Defoe, and then appeared in the 2009 sequel “The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day.”
He played Scud in “Blade II,” guest-starred in “Charmed” as Nate, the boyfriend of Paige, and also starred in “Hello Herman”, which opened nationwide and on-demand on 7 June 2013. He is currently starring in the reality series “Ride with Norman Reedus”.
“The Walking Dead”
The ABC series “The Walking Dead” brought Reedus enormous popularity and fame. The series comes from a comic book in which there was no Daryl Dixon character interpreted by Norman Reedus. After his audition for the role of Merle Dixon, comic creator Robert Kirkman felt blessed that Reedus has honored the show with his presence, and the way he has come in and taken over that role actually defined Daryl Dixon.
This TV drama smashed all previous records in cable history, and brought all the actors huge popularity as well as massive profit – Norman Reedus was paid as much as $1 million per episode. This role also earned him awards, such as IGN Awards for Best TV Hero in 2012, Satellite Awards for Best Television Ensemble shared with the cast the same year, New York City Horror Film Festival for Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014, Fangoria Chainsaw Awards for Best TV Supporting Actor in 2015, and many more nominations.
In addition to acting, Norman is also a professional model. He appeared in music videos of the big-name music industry during the 1990s, some of which are “Wicked As It Seems” by Keith Richards, “Violently Happy” by Björk, ”Cat”s in the Cradle” covered by Ugly Kid Joe, “Flat Top” by Goo Goo Dolls, and “Strange Currencies” by R.E.M., Radiohead. He’s also appeared in videos, for “Mean to Me” by Tonic, and for Lady Gaga, Hilary Duff, Tricky ft. Tirzah, and Sleater-Kinney. Norman Reedus was a model for Prada, Alessandro Dell’Acqua, Levi’s and Morgenthal Fredrics among others.
He is also a sculptor, painter, and photographer, whose works you can see in galleries in New York City, Berlin and Frankfurt.
Personal Life and Net Worth
He has never married, but has had two long relationships from which he has a son and a daughter. He is currently dating German actress and model Diane Kruger, who gave birth to his daughter in 2018. According to sources, Norman’s net worth is estimated at around $18 million, as of early 2020.