If you’ve been on Tumblr at any time in the past decade, you know Logan Lerman. He is the teen heartthrob a generation of “Percy Jackson” fans obsessed over, and, later, the “The Perks Of Being A Wallflower” star we all came to know and love.
It’s been about a decade since Logan gained his celebrity status, and it’s undeniable that he’s made his mark on the world and cemented himself as a true artist. With “Bullet Train” in theaters and a romantic comedy in the works, there’s never been a better time to become a Logan stan!
Here are 18 things to know about Jewish actor Logan Lerman:
1. Logan Lerman was born on January 19, 1992, making him a Capricorn!
2. He has an older sister and an older brother. Logan has stated that he is a “black sheep” in his household, as much of his family works in medicine. Meanwhile, his passion has always been for acting.
Look at the adorable sibling trio!
3. Logan was raised in a Jewish household in Beverly Hills, and celebrated his bar mitzvah at Temple Beth Am.
“I’m proud to be Jewish,” Logan has said of his faith “I love the traditions and the culture that has been passed down from generation to generation. But, that said, I am an atheist and I don’t belong to a temple.”
4. Logan’s ancestors are Polish Jews who left Germany in the 1930s and lived in Shanghai until the end of World War II.
5. He began acting “just for fun” and “to do something to get out of school.”
6. Logan was nominated for a Young Artist Award when he was only eight years old!
7. He’s not just an incredible actor — Logan is also a talented pianist!
8. In 2009, Logan was cast as Percy Jackson in “Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief.”
9. Logan is outspoken about shedding light on antisemitism. Watch him discuss the topic below:
10. Logan has played a character based on the Torah!
He starred as Ham in “Noah,” a dramatic retelling of the tale of Noah’s Ark.
11. When he’s not acting, Logan is passionate about climate activism.
12. Logan knows how to appreciate a good deli sandwich and pickle.
Yum! We love a man who’s in touch with his culture!
13. He’s set to star alongside alongside “Bridgerton” actress Phoebe Dynevor in upcoming romantic comedy “The Threesome.”
LOGAN LERMAN IN A ROMCOM ?!?!?! ABOUT DAMN TIME pic.twitter.com/PcF0qELOwj
— no context percy jackson (@nocontextpjo) June 29, 2022
14. He has a long-term girlfriend! Though he keeps their relationship private, Logan has been dating ceramicist Ana Corrigan for a few years.
15. He has said he relates to his “Perks of Being a Wallflower” character, Charlie.
“I was kind of like my character Charlie in high school. I was pretty shy and a little bit of a wallflower myself.”
16. He’s a dog lover!
17. Logan is starring alongside Brad Pitt in upcoming thriller “Bullet Train.” (He’s playing the son of a criminal organization leader.)
18. We can’t wait to see what’s next for our favorite Jewish demigod!