From an early age, Mingus Lucien Reedus' parents were hesitant of their son's public exposure. However, being the son of famous actor Norman Reedus and renowned model Helena Christensen, the star prodigy surely gathered attention from the public. His parents split with each other however didn't compromise the care for their child and reared him together. Mingus is now following the footsteps of his mother and is destined for a modeling career with his angelic face.
Glancing At Mingus' Family
He was born to his father Norman Reedus and his mother, Helena Christensen. Norman is a successful American actor who is known for The Walking Dead series. Helena is a Danish fashion model as well as the photographer. His parents start dating in 1998 and end up their relationship in 2003 without converting their affair into married life.
When Mingus parents split, he was just four years old and spent his childhood with his maternal Peruvian grandparents, Flemming Christensen and Elsa Christensen. From his father's side, he has grandparents, Marianne Reedus and Norman Reedus.
Even after their split, his parents stay on good terms when it comes to their son. They co-parented him together and maintained the casual bond with him. When he was little, he was the spitting image of his father. Now at his teens, he has evolved to look a lot like his mother, Helena. They both tried their best to keep their son out of the limelight. So there is scarce of his photo on social media.
Mingus Lucien Reedus with his father and mother (Photo: huffingpost.ca)
After break up, Helena is currently in the relationship with an English-American musician, Paul Banks. The duo started dating in 2008 and in an interview of October 2012, Helena revealed her boyfriend to the public. The couple hangs out a lot, and Paul and her son Mingus has also maintained close ties. She also admits that she cares deeply for her ex-boyfriend Norman and is one of the closest people of her life.
There is also the rumors surrounding his father, Norman, that he is dating American-German actress, Diane Kruger. Romantic links between Norman and Diane was allegedly the reason for Diane's breakup with her former boyfriend, Joshua Jackson. Norman and Diane were even caught in New York city making out at a dive bar.
How Much Is Mingus' Parent's Net Worth?
His father, Norman is a famous American actor who has a jaw-breaking net worth of $18 million. He has appeared in numerous TV shows and has also starred in multiple music videos and films. Mostly renowned for his acting on The Walking Dead Series as Daryl Dixon, he has a huge salary of $650 Thousand per episode from the TV Series. The show is currently airing on its ninth season, and Norman sure is earning a lot which has helped him to increase his assets.
As a model and photographer, his mother Helena also has an outstanding net worth of $8 million. Her 1991 music video for Chris Isaak's song Wicked Game ranked on top four for 'VH1 Sexiest Video Moments' and was on the list of 'VH1 100 Greatest Video' securing 13th place. Asides from that, she was also the creative director of Nylon Magazine. As a photographer, she has premiered in various exhibition including Locus Gallery and Dactyl Foundation.
What Is Mingus Doing Now?
Mingus at one time has an opportunity to follow his father footstep as an actor. However according to his father, Norman he turned down the role because he didn't want to get famous and didn't want to ruin his life.
On 9 September 2017, he made his runway debut at New York Fashion Week following his mom's footstep as a model. Helena said that she was proud to see her son strut down the catwalk and also confessed it was bizarre to watch his offspring walk.
Mingus is currently studying at a high school. So he may have romantically involved with someone from his high school. However, there is not much information available regarding his affair and his romantic life. Well, Mingus has that charm and looks to captivate the hearts of many, and it's only matter of time when someone beautiful swipes him off his feet.
Mingus who was born on 13 October 1999 is a native of Copenhagen, Denmark. At the age 18, he has a height of 6 feet (1.83m) and is still rising tall. He possesses a lean body shape which enhances his model-like looks. As per wiki, he carries Danish ethnicity and holds European nationality.