Milly Shapiro, a well-known name in the entertainment industry, astounded the audiences with her incredible portrayal in Hereditary in 2018. Despite dealing with a rare health condition, Cleidocranial Dysplasia, the young actress has already set her mark in the industry. Also, she uses her platform to show her support to those facing the same health conditions.
Milly Shapiro’s Rare Heath Condition
Hereditary star Sapiro was born with a rare health condition, Cleidocranial Dysplasia, which, as per the report, can be found in one among a million population. This congenital condition affects cranial and collarbone development.
The actress, along with her sister, Abigail Shapiro, inherently got the condition from their mother. However, the condition has never been an obstacle for the talented actress to work and thrive for her dreams and continues to please her audiences with her remarkable acts.
Furthermore, Shapiro uses her exposure to support those who share the same story as her. Along with Stranger Things star Gaten Matarazzo, who also suffers the same condition, she is seen supporting CCD Smiles, a non-profit organization providing help to those with Cleidocranial dysplasia.
Shapiro’s Career and Net Worth
Making her way into the business since 2013, the actress has made remarkable achievements at such a young age. Her debut role is Matilda Wormwood in 2013’s stage musical Matilda the Musical.
Moving on, she appeared in another theatre musical, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, in 2016. Then, she landed her breakthrough role in the horror film Hereditary in 2018, which added a milestone to her career.
For her role in the movie, she was nominated for Best Supporting Actress and Best Youth Performance by Fangoria Chainsaw Awards and Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Awards. Besides, she won a Tony Honor for her Broadway debut in 2013 and was Grammy-nominated for Best Musical Theater Album.
Although it hasn’t been long since her career started, the actress has already amassed a net worth of 1.5 million dollars, as reported.
Born on July 16, 2002, in Florida, the actress’s parents are Eric and Michelle Shapiro. Shapiro grew up along with her elder sister Abigail Shapiro and identifies herself as a bisexual. She received her education from the Community Montessori School.
At the age of 10, she moved to New York to pursue acting, began training professionally, and landed her first professional role in a Broadway musical.