Vivian Falcone is a child actress best known for being the daughter of American actress, and comedian Melissa McCarthy and her husband Ben Falcon. Like her mom, her dad Ben is an actor, comedian, and filmmaker.
Growing up alongside a celebrity mom and dad, Vivian developed an interest in the glam world at a very young age. And with her parent’s concern over her interest in movies, Falcone made her debut as a child actress in her father-directed comedy film The Boss alongside her actress mom. Well, what other movies she has been a part of?
Let’s have a look at the below piece of article to learn everything about Falcone.
How Old Is Vivian Falcone? Her Early Life
Born eldest to her parents on May 5, 2007, Falcone is 16 years old in 2023. Her birthplace is the United States of America and she has a birth sign Taurus.
The celebrity child grew up with a younger sister in her hometown. Just at the age of 8, she made her debut on the big screen alongside her superstar momma.
Besides, she is of mixed ethnicity as her mom has Irish, German, and English ancestry and her father is of German, Italian, and Irish/English descent.
Vivian’s Family Background
Talking about her family background, not only her parents are Hollywood actors but her grandfather, uncle, and aunt have worked in movies. Her paternal grandfather Steve Falcon has acted in movies like Life of the Party, and Dracula XXI, and his wife is Peg Falcon, probably a housewife. Similarly, her uncle Flynn Falcon is also an actor.
Further, from her mom’s side, Vivian’s grandparents are Michael Dennis McCarthy and Sandra Lynn, a cook. Her mom’s cousin Jenny McCarthy is an actress while Joanne McCarthy is a former professional basketball player.
Vivian Falcon Has A Younger Sibling
She has a younger sister Georgette Falcone who was born on February 11, 2010. Like Vivian, her little sibling is also into acting and made her debut in the 2016 movie The Boss.
More than any movie genre, Georgette is into stunts. In an exclusive talk on the Ellen DeGeneres Show, their mom Melissa stated,
Georgie always wants to do stunts and flip around and do what I’m doing,
Apart from doing stunts and acting, Falcone’s sibling also likes to play Violin and is also taking a violin class.
Vivian Falcone Began Acting As A Child; What Movies Has She Been In?
Vivian made her acting debut through her dad’s directorial comedy movie The Boss which also starred her mom. In the film, she appeared as a younger version of her mom’s character Michelle alongside Kristen Bell, Peter Dinklage, and Henry Danger actress Ella Anderson.
After her first screen appearance, it took five more years for her to be in a movie again. In 2021, she again played a character young Lydia, a younger version of her mom in the Netflix film Thunder Force. Her performance in the movie is appreciated by many. As per the reports, she could appear in her parent’s next movie project Margie Claus.
Vivian Falcone Rose To Prominence With Her Character In Thunder Force
Like in her first acting project, Vivian played her mom’s young character in Thunder Force as well. And her strong character in the Netflix movie earned her recognition as an actor.
In Thunder Force, she portrayed the character of young Lydia (as mentioned earlier) who fights against the bullied nature of another character Wayne. In the movie, Wayne keeps bullying Emily for being smart in class and Lydia stands up for her only friend Emily, and tells the boy “Don’t think a girl won’t hit you, Wayne.” In this way, the movie has cast Vivian in a strong role which eventually pulls the audience’s attention toward her.
How Vivian Got The Role In Thunder Force?
In a Thunder Force press meeting, her dad Ben who is a writer and director of the movie opened up about Vivian’s entry in the film.
We needed a person to play a twelve-year-old Lydia and Vivian is a dead ringer for Melissa at that age.
He further explained
She’s like her mom in that she can stay in the scene and then you can pitch her alternate ways that the scene can go based on what you think might be a little funnier or different —and she is able to make those adjustments. And she is only twelve.”
Vivian Entered Film Out Of Her Sole Interest; What Else Does She Like To Do?
Melissa’s daughter emerged into acting out of her interest. As stated by The Nine actress, Vivian used to keep asking her parents to let her appear in movies. She told,
“They (Vivian and her younger sister) kept asking and we said no for months and [then] my oldest said, ‘Am I not allowed to even try?'”
Later, with the purpose of not discouraging the little heart, McCarthy and her husband allowed 8-year-old Vivian to try acting. Today, she is really doing well as an actress.
Aside from movies, Vivian also has a love for interior design.
She Is A Smart And Confident Girl
According to her mom McCarthy, Vivian is growing very smart and confident. In one interview, the Mike and Molly famed actress revealed, “[Vivian is] very smart “.
Further, in an exclusive talk with US Weekly, Falcone’s mom admitted that her both daughters (Vivian and Georgette) are more confident than she ever was at their age. She told Us Magazine,
“I think they’re better [than me]. They’re (Vivian and her sister) further along in their young lives than I was. I feel like I had to push almost 30 to get their kind of confidence, so I love seeing that.”
In addition, Falcone has inherited her mom’s comic skills as well.
What Is She Doing Now?
Though her both parents are public faces, unlike other celebrities, they never shared their kid’s personal life on social media. So, updates on her inside life are difficult to trace. However, looking at her age, Vivian must be studying in a high school.
Side by side, she, for sure is trying to do more movies as well.
Vivian Falcone’s Net Worth
As a matter of fact, Vivian is taking a baby step in Hollywood and further, she has a long way to go in her career. Thus, it is too early to estimate her earnings and fortune. Meanwhile, her parents are millionaires. Her mom Melissa McCarthy has an estimated net worth of $90 million while her dad Ben has a fortune of $20 million as of 2023.