Who is Olivia DeJonge?
Olivia DeJonge was born on 30 April 1998, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, and is an actress, best known for being a part of the show entitled “Hiding”, in which she played the character Tara Swift / Shaneen Quigg. She also appeared in the film “The Visit” as Becca, and recently worked on the Netflix show “The Society”, as Elle.
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The Net Worth of Olivia DeJonge
How rich is Olivia DeJonge? As of mid-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is over $500,000, earned through a successful career as an actress since 2011. She has also appeared in independent short film projects.
As she continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Education
Olivia’s father was a businessman, and while she was born in Melbourne, her family later moved to Peppermint Grove located in Perth, Western Australia. It is not known how she developed her interest in acting, but it has likely been with her from a young age. She attended Presbyterian Ladies College (PLC), an independent boarding school located near to where her family moved.
The school was established in 1915 and is now under the control of the Uniting Church in Australia. It resides in an 8-acre property offering classes from pre-kinder to high school years. They have over 1,200 students annually, including accommodation for 150 boarders. The school traditionally performs well in the Western Australian Certificate of Education examinations, and frequently appears as one of the top 10 schools in the state. Classes are available in music, visual art, sports, and a performing arts program including drama and dance, which is likely the classes she took.
After matriculating from high school, DeJonge pursued a career in acting, and appeared in several short films, including “Good Pretender”, “Polarised”, and “Eleven Thirty”. In 2014, she made her feature film debut in “The Sisterhood of Night” in which she played Lavinia Hall; it is based on a short story of Steven Millhauser and was premiered at the Woodstock Film Festival, starring her alongside Georgie Henley, Kara Hayward and Kal Penn, with Caryn Waechter directing the film.
The following year she was cast in her first lead role, in the ABC television series “Hiding”.
The show aired on ABC1 in 2015, and follows a Gold Coast family who must try to build a new life as part of a witness protection program. During the same year, she was given another lead role in the found footage horror film “The Visit”, which is directed by M. Night Shyamalan, appearing in the film alongside Ed Oxenbould, Deanna Dunagan and Peter McRobbie. It follows the story of two siblings who discover their estranged grandparents, who invite them to spend a week at their farm.
Her character decides to make a documentary about their visit, discovering dark and disturbing secrets about their grandparents. The film received a lot of positive reviews, and was a box office success, with many voting it the comeback for Shyamalan before his next hit “Split”.
In 2016, Olivia was cast in the film “Scare Campaign”, which is an Australian horror film starring her alongside Ian Meadows and Josh Quong Tart. The following year, she appeared in the film “Better Watch Out” as the character Ashley – it’s a psychological horror film starring her alongside Levi Miller and Ed Oxenbould.
Around the same time, she was cast in the drama series entitled “Will”, which is about the fictional life of William Shakespeare during his early 20s; the show aired for a total of 10 episodes before being cancelled. One of her latest projects is the Netflix series entitled “The Society”, which started airing in 2019, with other cast members including Kathryn Newton, Sean Berdy and Natasia Liu Bordizzo. The show follows the story of a group of teenagers who must learn how to run their own lives after all the adults there disappear.
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There is also a mysterious forest surrounding the town, while communication no longer works.
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, nothing of note is known of DeJonge’s romantic relationships, as she has not been open about this aspect of her life. Many sources believe that she is single, as she is still young and likely focused on developing her career. She owns a pet dog, and can speak fluent French. She is also very good friends with Lincoln Younes, who appeared alongside her in “Hiding”.
Similar to numerous actresses, she is highly active online through accounts on social media. She has an account on Instagram, using the website to post personal photos, those taken on shoots, and behind the scenes footage of her while filming “The Society”. She further uses the platform to promote her recent and upcoming endeavors while also showing a bit of her life outside of work – she often spends time out with her family and friends. She also has an account on Twitter, however, she hasn’t posted anything on the account save for a link to her Instagram.