Does the name Lucas Jade Zumann ring a bell? He is among the fast-rising stars who are currently making waves in the American movie industry. This thespian began his professional career as an actor in 2015 and his first acting stint was in the supernatural horror thriller titled Sinister 2. There, he portrayed the role of Milo alongside James Ransone, Shannyn Sossamon, and many others.
Since he made his acting debut, the talented movie star has gone on to land several roles in popular blockbuster movies and TV series. Interestingly, he has been playing the role of Gilbert Blythe in the Canadian drama series, Anne with an E since 2017. Read on, as we take you through his biography and other facts you need to know.
Who is Lucas Jade Zumann and How Old is He?
The screen star was born as name Lucas Jade Zumann on the 12th day of December 2000. Born into a middle-class American family, his parents are Matthew Zumann and his wife, Jennifer who are both Chicago, Illinois natives. He grew up in Rogers Park, a neighbourhood in Chicago along with his four brothers, out of which he is the oldest. Lucas holds an American nationality and is of the mixed ethnic origin of Jewish and German.
A super talented kid, Lucas Jade Zumann developed a keen interest in the performing arts right from an early stage. In addition to acting, the screen star also plays the guitar in his spare time. He also has interests in martial arts and filmmaking. As regards his education, there is a scarcity of information when it comes to his educational background. It is not known which high school he graduated from and what college he attended. The much we know is that he began his acting career at a very young age of 15.
Movies and TV Shows
Just as we stated above, Lucas Jade Zumann made his first foray into acting in 2015. He was discovered by a Disney talent agent while he was auditioning for a role at Paskal Rudnicke Talent Agency. Before then, he was a member of a theatre group that performed the musical Oliver! at the former Light Opera Works Theatre in Chicago. Afterwards, he made his first screen appearance, playing the role of Punk #2 in the 2015 Netflix series, Sense8.
Later in the same year, Lucas Jade Zumann made his feature film debut with a role in the supernatural horror film, Sinister 2. Next, he appeared in two episodes of Chicago Fire in 2016 playing the role of Lucas Hicks. In the same year, he was equally seen in two films including Thrill Ride, as Henry Perry and 20th Century Women where he played as Jamie.
He rose to prominence in 2017 when he joined the cast of the series, Anne with an E. Since then, he has been playing the recurring role of Gilbert Blythe in the series to date. His other movies include the 2018 romantic drama Every Day and Martha Stephens’ 2019 film, To the Stars where he portrayed Jeff Owings. His upcoming movies include Dr. Bird’s Advice for Sad Poets where he stars as James Whitman. Given by his current pace, Lucas is no doubt on a clear path to superstardom.
Who is His Girlfriend?
Considering his age, not many people would believe that Lucas Jade Zumann is currently in a romantic relationship with anyone. Well, the screen star has been dating his childhood sweetheart, Shannon Marie Sullivan. Shannon is an American vlogger and YouTube star. She was born and raised in Rogers Park, Chicago, in the United States. She is the first of the four children born to her parents – a teacher (mother) and a coffee shop owner (father) whose identities are currently unknown.
The lovebirds kicked off their relationship not long ago and have been together to date. They are said to be high school sweethearts, however, after high school, they decided to hit things off. While Lucas isn’t so active on social media, Shannon is currently pursuing a YouTube career. She joined the video sharing platform in August 2016 and has been uploading interesting contents on her channel. Amazingly, she often features Lucas on her channel and some of her most watched videos include where Lucas was trying to learn the Spanish language. So far, her channel has amassed over 12 thousand subscribers and 60 thousand views.