Liv Tyler Net Worth, Early Life, Modeling, Acting, Activism, Relationships and Personal Life

Published Date   22nd Sep. 2017, 23:00 pm
Liv Tyler Net Worth, Early Life, Modeling, Acting, Activism, Relationships and Personal Life
Quick Info
Birth Name: Liv Rundgren
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $20 million

An American actress and former model, Liv Tyler net worth escalated with her starting of modeling career at the age of 14 and turning into actress appearing in Stealing Beauty as the lead character.


Born in 1977, Liv Tyler made her debut in acting with Silent Fall (1994). Soon, she started appearing in a number of supporting roles in films Empire Records (1995) and That Things You Do! (1996). However, Liv Tyler net worth and recognition hiked as she landed a lead role in Stealing Beauty (1996).

Furthermore, the model-turned-actress, Liv Tyler earned even more fame through her performances in Inventing the Abbotts (1997), Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001-2003) and The Incredible Hulk (2008). Tyler involved herself into activism afterwards turning into UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for the USA in 2003.

Early Life and Background

Liv Tyler was born Liv Rundgren Tyler on July 1, 1977 in New York City, New York. She was born as the only daughter to Playboy Playmate model/singer mother Bebe Buell and lead singer of Aerosmith, Steven Tyler. The actress is an American with Italian, German, Polish, English and Black ancestry.

Tyler grew up with her three half-siblings: Mia Tyler, Chelsea Anna Tallarico and Taj Monroe Tallarico. She was born after Buell and Steven Tyler’s brief relationship. Buell gave her the last name of Rundgren claiming Todd Rundgren to be her biological father. However, it turned out Steven Tyler was her biological father when Buell saw the similarities between her then 8 year old daughter and Steven Tyler.

For the upbringing of Liv Tyler, both Buell and Steven worked together and developed a close relationship. As a result, Liv Tyler also appeared in a video of Aerosmith’s “Crazy”. In addition, she also maintains close relationship with Rundgren.

She went to the Congressional Schools of Virginia, Waynflete School in Maine and then attended York Preparatory in New York City. Despite having ADHD, Tyler graduated in 1995 and pursued her career in acting.

Early Modeling Career

When Tyler was 14 years old, Paulina Porizkova (magazine photographer) assisted her in her modeling career. Consequently, she ended up starring in TV commercials. However, she did not continue modeling for even a year as it bored her. In 1993, she appeared in a music video for Aerosmith’s song “Crazy”.

Acting Career Highlights

In 1994, Liv Tyler net worth increased as she landed her debut film Silent Fall which received mixed reviews. However, she gained much recognition and fame through the music video. As a result, she earned a role in independent film Heavy as Callie. For this performance, Tyler earned positive acclamation.

Similarly, Tyler continued to prosper in acting career with That Thing You Do! (1996). Through her performance in this movie, she received a box office success. Soon, she appeared with Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck in Armageddon in 1998.

One of her best performances so far is her portrayal of Arwen, an elf who falls in love with a human in Lord of the Rings film trilogy. She appeared in all three of them: The Fellowship of the Rings (2001), The Two Towers (2002) and The Return of the King (2003). The film series became a box office success which rose Liv Tyler net worth and prominence.

Furthermore, she starred in several other hit movies like The Incredible Hulk (2008), The Ledge (2011), Space Station 76 (2014) and Jamie Marks in Dead (2014). All these not only increased Liv Tyler net worth, but also demonstrated her versatility and her knack in acting.

Recently, Tyler has been the cast of HBO’s thriller The Leftovers as Meg Abbott. The series premiered in 2014.

Advocacy and Activism

The actress Liv Tyler net worth aggravated because of her public service involvement as well as rising acting career. She is an active supporter of UNICEF. In 2003, she became the Goodwill Ambassador of the USA for UNICEF.

In addition, she served as spokesperson for 2004 Givenchy Mother’s Day promotion. The program supported UNICEF’s maternal and neonatal tetanus campaign. Similarly, Tyler has donated to the Women’s Cancer Research Fund with an aim to aid the research and development regarding cancer.

Furthermore, Tyler, her mother and her grandmother, Dorothea Johnson, assisted in launching of Emergen-C Pink energy drink. The event launch was to honor the Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Personal Life and Relationship

Liv Tyler married English Musician/singer Royston Langdon in 2003. They have a son, Milo, born in 2004. However, the couple separated in 2008.

In 2014, Tyler got into romantic relationship with British soccer star, Dave Gardner. The couple has a son, Sailor Gene, born in 2015, and a daughter, Lula Rose, born in 2016. Gardner has a son, Gray, from his previous marriage.

Salary and Net Worth

The child model-turned-actress, Liv Tyler net worth grew from the early days due to her appearances in commercials and her father’s song. According to the recent record, Liv Tyler net worth is $20 million through her established acting career.

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