Lidya Jewett’s biography: age, parents, siblings, movies and TV shows

Lidya Jewett

Lidya Jewett’s biography: age, parents, siblings, movies and TV shows

For many who have watched the movie Nightboooks released in 2021, Lidya Jewett’s name would surely ring a bell. She acted the role of Yasmin who was one of the lead characters in the movie.

Lidya Jewett, who is only 15, has acted in several movies, which also include the popular Marvel movie Black Panther released in 2018.

Miss Jewett is still young but already has massive fans and followers on and offline as she is known for acting prowess in movies.

To know more about Lidya Jewett, continue reading this article.

Profile Summary

Full nameLidya Jewett
Date of birthJanuary 19 2007
Age15 years old
Place of birthGambella, Ethiopia, Africa
Current residenceLos Angeles, California, USA
NationalityEthiopian American
ParentKim and Dale Jewett
Relationship statusSingle
SchoolDwight Global Online School
Net Worth$1.5 million

Lidya Jewett’s biography

Lidya Jewett was born on the 19th of January 2007 in Gambella, Ethiopia, Africa; there are, however, no details of who her real parents are but she was adopted by Dale and Kim Jewett from Palm City, Florid, in 2011 at the age of four.

The record revealed that Lidya Jewett has three siblings; two older brothers, Connor and Maclain, and an older sister named Isabelle.

Lidya Jewett is a dual citizen as she holds Ethiopian and American citizenship; she celebrated her 15th birthday on the 19th of January 2022.


Due to her celebrity status, Lidya Jewett attend school from home and is a student of Dwight Global Online School.


Lidya Jewett has been interested in acting since she was six and took part in different acting exhibitions. Thus, she handled a few gigs and was featured on paper advertisements for a very long time for the likes of Wall Mart, Hanes, American Girl, Joann’s Fabrics, and Club Med Sandpiper.

Lydia Jewett began acting when she was 8 year with a role in the Nickelodeon show, See Dad Run, where she depicted the character of Lida.

Her exceptional performance landed her more acting roles in a few movies and TV series. Her huge break was the point at which she was cast to play the role of youthful Katherine Coleman in the 2016 Historical film Hidden Figures.

The film tells the story of three African-American ladies, Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson, who were NASA researchers and assumed a vital part in the epic mission that sent John Glen to space. They confronted prejudice and segregation in their profession for being in a field that few women took interest in.

Lidya was a cast on popular movie, the Black Panther released in 2018. She acted as Young Nakia in the Marvel movie, she acted alongside Lupita Nyong’o, who played the older version of Nakia. The movie also featured top stars like Michael B. Jordan and the late Chadwick Boseman.

Personal Life

Lidya Jewett is not in any relationship as she is still a teenager and focused on building her acting career.

Net worth

Lidya Jewett is reportedly worth $1.5 million and currently resides with her family in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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