The Lion King star Jason Weaver reveals why he turned down $2M paycheck in favor of royalties

Daily MailFormer child star Jason Weaver revealed why he turned down a $1.9M paycheck from Disney in favor of earning $100K and royalties for his work in The Lion King back in 1994. The Chicago-born 40-year-old was only 13 when he sang I Just Can't Wait to Be ...

October 10th 2019


Jason Weaver, voice of Lion King's Simba shares story of how he declined $2m for eternal royalties

Face2Face AfricaFor American actor and singer Jason Weaver, he has his mum to thank for the steady cheque he receives since featuring in Walt Disney's 1994 feature animation film 'The Lion King.' He was just a teen then. Weaver, was the singing voice of the young Simba ...

October 9th 2019


Jason Weaver Turned Down $2M For OG 'The Lion King' To Collect Future Royalties

Hip-Hop WiredJason Weaver's career might not be today what it was back in the 90's when he was popping up on shows like Smart Guy and films like Drumline (crazy underappreciated joint). But fret not for he's still collecting bread from one of his greatest performances ...

October 9th 2019