Who is Liv Tyler?
Liv Tyler is an actor, producer, singer, and former model from the United States. At age 14, she started a modeling career.
Liv Tyler bio
On July 1, 1977, at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, Tyler was conceived as Liv Rundgren.
She is the sole child of Steven Tyler, the lead vocalist of Aerosmith, and Bebe Buell, a model, singer, and former Playboy Playmate (Miss November 1974).
After viewing Norwegian actress Liv Ullmann on the cover of TV Guide’s March 5, 1977 issue, her mother decided to name her after Ullmann.
Liv Tyler education
Before moving back to New York City with her mother at age 12, Tyler attended the Congressional Schools of Virginia, Breakwater School, and Waynflete School in Portland, Maine.
She attended junior high and high school at York Preparatory in New York City after her mother looked into the school to accommodate Tyler’s ADHD.
She also went to Santa Monica, California’s Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences. She left York after receiving her diploma in 1995 to pursue a career in acting.
Liv Tyler career
She made her feature film debut in the suspenseful psychological drama “Silent Fall” in 1994.
Tyler played pivotal roles in the 1995 movies “Empire Records” and “Heavy” after making her acting debut. But the following year, she got her big break when she played Lucy Harmon in Bernardo Bertolucci’s indie thriller “Stealing Beauty.” Tyler appeared in the Tom Hanks comedy “That Thing You Do!” about a fictitious rock band that had one hit that year as well. The actress then appeared in the coming-of-age movie “Inventing the Abbotts,” which also starred Jennifer Connelly and Joaquin Phoenix. In 1998’s hugely popular science fiction film “Armageddon,” directed by Michael Bay, Tyler played the love interest of Ben Affleck’s character. This was Tyler’s biggest commercial hit to date.
The film, which earned over $550 million worldwide, also had an Aerosmith song that was nominated for an Oscar. Tyler’s roles in the ensemble comedy “Cookie’s Fortune,” the romantic drama “Onegin,” and the historical comedy “Plunkett & Macleane” by Robert Altman helped bring the decade to a close.
Tyler and filmmaker Robert Altman collaborated once more for the romantic comedy “Dr. T & the Women” in 2000, which also starred Richard Gere, Helen Hunt, Farrah Fawcett, Shelley Long, and Kate Hudson. The 2001 criminal comedy “One Night at McCool’s” came after that.
In Peter Jackson’s critically praised film “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring,” Tyler also has her most well-known part to date as the Elf maiden Arwen Undómiel.
In the 2002 and 2003 sequels to the movie, she played the same part again. As a result of this success, Tyler and Ben Affleck reunited for the romantic comedy “Jersey Girl.” In “Lonesome Jim,” “Reign Over Me,” and “Smother,” she subsequently appeared. The horror movie “The Strangers,” the superhero movie “The Incredible Hulk,” the suspense thriller “The Ledge,” the supernatural horror drama “Jamie Marks is Dead,” the horror fantasy “Wilding,” and the science fiction movie “Ad Astra” are among Tyler’s later credits.
In the HBO supernatural drama series “The Leftovers,” which aired from 2014 to 2017, Tyler had a major part. After that, she was cast as Anne Vaux with Kit Harrington in the British historical drama “Gunpowder.”
Then Tyler joined the cast of the second and third seasons of the Hulu historical drama series “Harlots,” portraying Lady Isabella Fitzwilliam, one of the main characters. Later, in 2020, Tyler started playing the lead in “9-1-1: Lone Star,” a Fox procedural drama series based in Austin, Texas and a spinoff of Fox’s “9-1-1.”
Tyler made an appearance in the music video for the Aerosmith song “Crazy” as a teenager. She later performed as a guest vocalist as an adult for the Lemonheads’ 2009 album “Varshons” and for Evan Dando’s 2017 album “Baby I’m Bored” bonus disk. A cover of INXS’ “Need You Tonight” by Tyler was made in 2011 and was the result of a partnership between Sony Music and Givenchy fragrances.
For the latter brand, Tyler served as a spokesperson for several years.
Liv Tyler net worth
Liv Tyler is an American actress and former child model who has a net worth of $50 million. Liv Tyler is the biological daughter of Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler.
Liv Tyler relationships
Tyler dated Joaquin Phoenix, her co-star in Inventing the Abbotts, from 1995 to 1998. She converted to veganism while dating Phoenix, but after their relationship ended, she resumed eating meat.
She started dating Spacehog member Royston Langdon, a British musician, in 1998.
They got married in Barbados on March 25, 2003, after being engaged in February 2001.
She gave birth to a boy in December 2004. Through their representatives, they announced their separation on May 8, 2008.
Tyler got to know British sports and entertainment manager David Gardner in 2014. They exchanged vows in July 2015.
Together, they have two kids: Lula Rose, who was born in July 2016, and Sailor Gene, a son who was born in February 2015.
Soon after the birth of her daughter, Tyler briefly relocated to London.