Justine Maurer and stand-up comedian John Alberto Leguizamo‘s son, Lucas Leguizamo is also an actor like his father. Lucas was born on December 5, 2000, in Manhattan, New York, USA. His birth name is Ryder Lee Leguizamo.
Lucas also has an older sibling – Allegra Sky Leguizamo. Allegra was born 2 years ahead of Lucas, on October 23, 1999. Likewise, she is also an actress. Lucas is currently working at Comedy Central. Like dad John Leguizamo, Lucas is also pretty tall!
John Leguizamo’s Son Is An Actor And A Comedian
Born to a father with a prolific career in Hollywood, Lucas also joined the industry, aged just nine. He made a debut with the blockbuster movie Ice age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs in 2009. Lucas voiced character’s called Beaver and the Aardvark Boy. He starred alongside his sister, Allegra Leguizamo, and father, John Leguizamo. John voiced one of the major characters in the movie, Sidney (Sid). Then again in 2012, Lucas lent his voice to another movie in the Ice Age animation series called – Ice Age: Continental Drift.
Lucas Leguizamo,19, has not voiced any other animations or appeared in films after 2012.
As the conventional idiom goes, Like Father Like Son, junior Leguizamo tried his hand in comedy as well. He began working in Comedy Central on June 18, 2018. But only a month after, he decided to quit. John Leguizamo shared his feelings about his children joining Hollywood to AARP The Magazine’s June/July issue in 2016.
Mr. Leguizamo answered that he would not mind if his children chose to become playwrights or screenwriters. But he wouldn’t fancy them doing the work he did because of its superficiality and the prevailing expiration date on women.
Net Worth And Earnings
Lucas’s first animation series, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, grossed $886 million worldwide, according to Box Office Mojo. His other movie, Ice Age: Continental Drift, earned a whopping $877 million. We are pretty sure Lucas must have made some decent money through the film’s success.
Lucas Leguizamo’s Personal Life
On July 20, 2017, Lucas had posted on his Facebook page about his venture into Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, an American investing and wealth management division under the auspices of Bank of America. Though he left the job on August 21, 2017. Similarly on June 18 in 2018, Lucas joined the Comedy Central where he worked only for a month there.
Born and raised in Manhattan, New York, the 19-year-old graduated from Solebury School, a co-educational private boarding in New Hope, Pennsylvania in 2019. He had posted a picture of him on his Instagram and captioned, ‘Done with Highschool.’
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As of now, he is studying at Vassar College. Vassar is a highly selective liberal arts college. Lucas’s mother, Justine Maurer is also a graduate of Vassar.
Lucas Leguizamo Name Meaning
Having its origin roots in Latin, the name Lucas means ‘bright’ or ‘shining’.