Hollywood has taken a bold step to admit hundreds of child actors into their industry and allow them to express their ideas. Or to rephrase, kids are taking over Hollywood and only the fact that these kids will grow up to become adults would save the industry. If you are asked to name a child star who has the industry in a talented grip, Ziv Zaifman should stand up.
Perhaps this introduction doesn’t make sense. But it shouldn’t detract from the story at hand. Here’s everything you need to know about him.
Early life and family
Ziv Zaifman is an actor and a singer who is popularly known for his role in providing the voice of young P.T Barnum while singing the song “A Million Dreams” in the film, “The Greatest Showman”. He was also a popular cast in a movie acted in 2018 named “To Dust”.
With movies that Ziv Zaifman has completed and the ones he is still working on, it is safe to say that he will gun to stardom in the nearest future.
Ziv Zaifman was born on the 7th day of July 2004 in Clearwater City, Pinellas County, Florida, United States. He is an American by the virtue of his birth and belongs to a white ethnic background.
He is currently a junior at Tenafly High School, New Jersey.
He stays with his family. Although much hasn’t been revealed about his family, because he is still a teenager or because such a chance has not availed itself, it is evident that he has a very supportive family that has been showing him lots of love and support given the waves he is making in the industry at such a young age.
Ziv is 17 years old.
Ziv Zaifman – career
Ziv Zaifman has taken part in so many movies. In addition to acting, he also does a good job with the microphone singing. Just as earlier stated, he did a great job in the Greatest Showman performing A Million Dreams alongside Michelle Williams and Hugh Jackman.
Ziv Zaifman began his acting career with other notable actors and actresses when he was just ten years of age. He won several roles on projects like ‘The Blacklist’, The Greatest Showman, To Dust and so many more.
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Other movies that he has starred in include Search Party, a comic drama, and Everything Wrong With The Greatest Showman, which is a comedy and documentary.
The Greatest Showman can be said to be the film that brought him into the limelight and the international stage. This movie, directed by Michael Gracey, and written by Jenny Bicks and Bill Condon, went on to make $435 million at the box office worldwide with a budget of $84 million. The song, A Million Dreams, also has over 338 million plays on Spotify and is certified Platinum BY the RIAA.
Ever since his debut in the entertainment industry, he has been linked with many prominent actors such as Ben Hammer, Charles Baker and many more.
According to Ziv, his success in the entertainment industry is largely due to his early experience. He had two roles in the school movie production in his freshman year in High school both minor scenes with few lines but those built the values he has now in acting.
Ziv Zaifman has a motto “Control what you can control” and it is evident that whether he decides to further in the entertainment industry or any other industry, he is sure to succeed given his determination to work hard.
Ziv Zaifman was part of the group that sang the popular 2018 album The Greatest Showman: Reimagined which was released by Atlantic Records, an American record label. Other notable stars that lent their voice to the album include Hugh Jackman, Ty Dolla $ign, Years and Years, and Zac Brown Band.
It is believed that Ziv Zaifman has earned a lot of money from all this his singing and acting career, even though the amount he was paid in any of them was never announced. Although his net worth has not been openly stated, it is believed that he is worth over one million.
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