Jaren Lewison: 9 facts about Never Have I Ever star you probably didn't know
Everything you wanted to know about Jaren Lewison aka Ben Gross from Netflix's Never Have I Ever.
1. Everything you need to know about Jaren Lewison
Jaren is one of the breakout stars of new Netflix show Never Have I Ever, which dropped in April 2020. It is Jared's biggest role to date, and so we've gathered up everything we know about the rising star. We'll keep updating the gallery as more information pops up. [Netflix]
2. How old is Jaren Lewison?
Jaren was born on 9th December 2000, making him 20 years old. His star sign is Sagittarius. [via @JarenLewison Instagram]
3. How tall is Jaren Lewison? What's his height?
Various sites, including Wikipedia, are reporting that Jaren is 1.7m, which is 5.7 ft. We stan a short king! [via @JarenLewison Instagram]
4. Jaren has one sister named Mikayla
Jaren has just one sibling, his sister Mikayla, who is currently studying at law school. On National Sister Day in August 2020, Jaren wrote on his Instagram: "Happy National Sister day to my favorite human on planet earth (@mikayla_lewison). You make me so proud to be your brother every day. I love you!!" Awww! [via @JarenLewison Instagram]
5. Jaren Lewison plays Ben Gross on Netflix's Never Have I Ever
Never Have I Ever is a new coming-of-age comedy about the complicated life of a modern-day first-generation Indian American teenage girl called Devi. Ben, played by Jaren, is Devi’s nemesis at school, and they've been competing to be stop of the class throughout their childhood. [Netflix]
6. Jaren Lewison had a recurring role on Barney & Friends
Like many actors who started their careers early, such as Selena Gomez and Debby Ryan, one of Jaren's first roles was on the iconic kids TV show Barney & Friends. According to IMDb, Jaren starred on the main show between 2008-9 and also appeared the Barney movies includiing Barney: Big World Adventure and Barney: A Very Merry Christmas, both in 2011. [Netflix]
7. Jaren Lewison's most notable role before Never Have I Ever was in Tag
The 2018 comedy starring Jeremy Renner and Isla Fisher, followed a small group of former classmates who organise an elaborate, annual game of tag that requires some to travel all over the country. Jaren played a younger version of Hoagie, one of the lead character played by Ed Helms. [Netflix]
8. Jaren Lewison is currently studying at the University of Southern California
According to his Instagram, Jaren has been studying at the University of Southern California for the past year while filming Never Have I Ever in between his studies. Jaren is majoring in Psychology with minors in Forensics and Criminology. [Getty]
9. Is Jaren Lewison on Instagram and Twitter?
He sure is! You can find some adorable throwback pictures of Jaren, and some BTS shots on the set of Never Have I Ever, on his personal account. His handle is @jarenlewison, and it's the same for Twitter too. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like Jaren is on TikTok yet [Netflix]