Malina Weissman Bio, Age, Siblings, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Nationality, Movies and TV Shows

Malina Weissman Biography

Malina Weissman is a famous young American model and actress best known for her roles as Violet Baudelaire in Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, young April O’Neil in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and young Kara Zor-El in Supergirl.


How old is Malina Weissman?- Age

She is 19 years old as of March 2022. Weissman was born Malina Opal Weissman on March 12, 2003, in New York, United States of America.

Malina Weissman Height

Malina stands at a height of 5’4″ (163 cm) tall.

Malina is an American national and citizen by birth. She was born in New York, United State of America. She is of mixed ethnicity/heritage/ancestry of German-American.

Weissman was born on March 12, 2003, in New York United States of America. She lives with her parents and her sister  Ayla Weissman.

Weissman began her modeling career at the age of eight. She has modeled for major fashion houses including ‘Calvin Klein,’ ‘Ralph Lauren,’ ‘Levi’s,’ ‘Benetton,’ ‘DKNY,’ and ‘H&M.’ She went on to appear in commercials for brands like ‘ACT Mouthwash,’ ‘Maybelline,’ ‘Purell,’ and ‘My Little Pony.’ Weissman made her film debut in 2014 as a young ‘April O’Neil’ in the superhero film ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.’ She played the younger version of Megan Fox’s character. The film was based on the ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic series. Weissman starred as ‘Renee Epstein’ in the dark-comedy web TV series ‘Difficult People’ in 2015. Renee was the daughter of one of the series’ main characters.

Malina Weissman Photo
Malina Weissman Photo

Weissman portrayed the young ‘Kara Zor-El’ in the CBS superhero adventure series ‘Supergirl’ in 2015. ‘Kara’ was played by Weissman when she was younger. Melissa Benoist played the adult version of the character. Weissman was a recurring character who appeared in seven episodes of the series. She enjoyed playing the character and learned to fly in the series using harnesses. Weissman played the ‘Girl in Pink’ in the 2016 film Thirsty. The following year, she starred as ‘Rebecca Brand’ in the comedy film ‘Nine Lives,’ directed by Barry Sonnenfeld. Weissman appeared in the film alongside industry heavyweights such as Kevin Spacey and Jennifer Garner and played the main character’s daughter.

Weissman landed a role in 2017 that catapulted her to stardom among US television viewers. The character was Violet Baudelaire in the Netflix series ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events,’ a dark comedy-drama based on Lemony Snicket’s children’s novel series of the same name. The eldest of the ‘Baudelaire’ siblings, ‘Violet,’ is a brilliant inventor. When their parents are murdered, ‘Violet’ assumes responsibility for her younger siblings. Violet is extremely intelligent and effective. Malina Weissman continues to excel in the role. She has received a great deal of praise and acclaim for her portrayal of ‘Violet.’

She has an estimated net worth of 6 million dollars.


  • 2016 Thirsty
  • 2016 Nine Lives
  • 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles


  • 2022 Evil
  • 2017–2019 A Series of Unfortunate Events
  • 2015–2017 Supergirl
  • 2015–2016 Difficult People