Celebrity Then And Now
Lily Mo Sheen
Name: Lily Mo Sheen
Birthdate: January 31, 1999
Famous Years: 2006-Present
Currently Known For: College Student
Networth: $25 Million (Parents' Net Worth)Famous For: Daughter of Kate Beckinsale and Michael Sheen
Lily Mo Sheen
Name Lily Mo Sheen
Birthdate January 31, 1999
Famous Years 2006-Present
Currently Known For College Student
Networth $25 Million (Parents' Net Worth)
Famous For Daughter of Kate Beckinsale and Michael Sheen

The “Underworld” franchise is one that not many people expected to be such a success, but during the films’ sequels, there were two stars that were actually in a relationship. This couple was made up of Kate Beckinsale and Michael Sheen. The actors had been together for several years before they made their appearance in the “Underworld” series, and had a daughter named they named Lily Mo Sheen.

Beckinsale had met Sheen when they were stage actors during the 1990s, starring in a production of “The Seagull”. Not too long after meeting each other, the two would end up moving in together, but were never formally married. On January 31, 1999, the couple welcomed their only child when Lily Mo was born. Shortly after Sheen was cast in the new “Underworld” movie alongside Beckinsale, the twou would split up, but have remained in close contact.

Growing up, Lily Mo would actually appear on the big screen with her parents, starting in 2006 when she played a younger version of her mother in “Underworld: Evolution”. Later that year, she showed up in the film “Click” that starred Beckinsale, and then played a younger version of her mother once again in the 2009 film “Everybody’s Fine”. Since then, however, Sheen hasn’t appeared in a film.

Though her parents were separated early on in her life, Lily Mo would remain very close with both of them, as Michael Sheen stayed around the home frequently. “Michael and I have gotten on for years now. I’ve known him since I was 22, we’re basically family,” Beckinsale said. Both parents made sure that Sheen had a normal upbringing, spending her childhood in school, and made headlines in 2016 when she was accepted into college. Beckinsale shared a photo of she and her ex-partner celebrating her next stage in life.

Beckinsale had posted on social media about her daughter’s college acceptance, saying “The appropriate fatherly response when you find out your girl got into college: burst into tears, drop everything, rush over and pick up everyone even remotely involved.” In a funny bit of “backlash,” Beckinsale said that she “got into a bit of trouble at home for that.”

“She said, ‘I wish you’d said I got into the college of my choice, because it sounded like you had no hope of me getting into any college anywhere, made me sound like a loser!’” Beckinsale said. Even Sheen’s new girlfriend at the time, comedian Sarah Silverman, was around for the occasion. While it might seem awkward for some families, it was normal for Lily Mo’s life.

“I’m completely open to any other strong, cool, sensitive, independent-thinking women who are going to be an influence in my daughter’s life,” Beckinsale said. “Sarah’s a great person and I’m glad she’s in the village that’s helping. It’s important as a teenager to have good women in your life building up the fabric of your experience of becoming a woman. Even if Sarah wasn’t Michael’s girlfriend I’d want her to be in that.”

Lily Mo has been talked about at length by both of her parents, but has been able to stay away from the press junkets and rounds of interviews. Now, she’s living what’s a fairly normal life while attending college, though she does get quite the following on social media. The 19 year old has nearly 100,000 followers on Instagram, sometimes showing herself with one of her two famous parents.

Beckinsale, being the ever-present mother that she is, has even commented on some of the trolls that have taken to her daughter’s social media. One commenter accused Lily Mo of being “skimpy-dressed” and a “future problem child.” None too happy, Beckinsale said “She’s neither skimpily dressed nor jumping around. Did you eat a lot of cheese and then have a nap?”

Sheen also chimed in on his daughter growing up quickly. When she left for college, he said “I’m sure, for anyone who’s had their child go off to college - they’ve left home for the first time - it’s exciting to see them going off on that adventure and having their own independent life, but at the same time you don’t want to let go and you don’t want to see them go completely, so there are two sides to it.”

He added that Lily Mo “will plow her own path. She’s very independent and she knows what she wants to do and so hopefully she’ll always have our support in whatever she does, but I think she’ll make her own way.”

It’s unclear whether or not she wants to get into acting like Beckinsale or Sheen, but Lily Mo already does have some experience and some good people to learn from. Her mother recently ended a brief marriage with director Len Wiseman, while Sheen and Silverman have also split. Now both newly single, Beckinsale and Sheen have plenty of time to give to their daughter, though it’s not as if they didn’t make the time before.