Gaten Matarazzo is an American actor and singer who is widely known for his appearance as Dustin Henderson in the hit science fiction Netflix series Stranger Things. He is also famous for his performance on the Broadway stage in Les Misérables and Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.
Born on 8th September 2002, Matarazzo was raised in his hometown Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, United States.
With a middle-class family background, the Pinelands Regional High School graduate went from an unprofessional star to becoming an all-time budding superstar with his breakthrough role in the crime series The Blacklist. The celebrity hit the rock bottom of his career when he went on to appear in the Netflix series Stranger Things.
He is also the voice behind Bubba in The Angry Birds Movie 2.
In this article, you will find everything about the superstar’s Biography, Wiki, Childhood, Siblings, Parents, Family, Career, Awards, Income Source, Net Worth, Property, Height, Weight, Body Measurements, Boyfriend/Girlfriend, Spouse, Social Media, Facts and More Data.
Childhood – Family
Gaten Matarazzo was born as the son of Gaetano Matarazzo and Heather Matarazzo. He is survived by his older sister Sabrina Matarazzo and younger brother Carmen Matarazzo.
Gaten attended Pinelands Regional High School in Tuckerton, New Jersey and graduated in September 2020. He has no college plans but he does like to be schooled by his directors.
Initially inspired by his older sister Sabrina, Gaten got enrolled in vocal training at Starlight Performing Arts Center in New Jersey. In 2011, he also won 3rd place with his solo entitled “Ben” at Starpower Talent Competition Nationals in Uncasville, Connecticut. He still pursues musical theater.
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|Real Name||Gaten John Matarazzo III|
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|Age||19 years old|
|Date of Birth||8th September 2002|
|High School||Pinelands Regional High School|
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|Hometown||Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, United States|
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|Birth Place||Connecticut, United States|
Career – Works
As a kid, Matarazzo auditioned for almost two years but failed to get any role. However, he managed to get his first noticeable role in the crime thriller television series The Blacklist. Meanwhile, he also got appear in Katy Perry’s music video ” Swish Swish” as one of the Tigers players.
In 2016, Gaten was cast for the lead role of Dustin Henderson on the Netflix show Stranger Things alongside Millie Bobby Brown. Since then, he has gained much recognition for his portrayal as Dustin in all of the show’s seasons. He will also be playing the role of Dustin in the upcoming season 4.
The child star has appeared in several different shows, including Ridiculousness, Lip Sync Battle and Drop the Mic. Gaten is also the mysterious voice behind Bubba in the animated comedy film The Angry Birds Movie 2. He had also been the host on the short-lived Netflix show Prank Encounters.
Gaten is ready to voice-cast the character Rami in the animated adventure film Hump.
According to his date of birth, Gaten Matarazzo is 19 years old. His zodiac sign is Virgo.
With a quite muscular body, Gaten currently weighs 58 kilograms or 128 pounds, and he stands at the height of approximately 5 feet and 5 inches or 165 centimeters. Having dark brown hair and blue eyes make Matarazzo more attractive for modeling and brand endorsement.
Despite being diagnosed with Cleidocranial Dysostosis, Gaten lives a healthy vegetarian lifestyle.
|Weight||58 kg in Kilograms
128 lbs in Pounds
|Height||5′ 5″ in feet and inches
165 cm in centimeters
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Biceps Size||12 inches
|Chest Size||30 inches
|Waist Size||26 inches
|Hips Size||25 inches
|Shoe Size||8 (US)|
Since he entered the entertainment industry, Dylan has probably made millions of dollars. It is surprising to know that at such a young age, he has already made appearances on several blockbuster screens. In fact, he earned $20,000 per episode from season 1, $16,800 per episode from season 3 and $250,000 per episode from season 3 of Stranger Things.
Gaten Matarazzo has an estimated net worth of $5 million
|Net Worth: 2015 – Present Year|
|Income Source||Film, TV Show|
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|Net Worth in 2019||$1 Million|
|Net Worth in 2020||$2 Million|
|Net Worth in 2021||$5 Million|
Dating Life – Girlfriend
Matarazzo has been dating his Instagram influencer girlfriend Lizzy Yu since March 2018. Gaten openly posts about his long-time relationship with Lizzy on Instagram. In 2019, the teen star also posted many snaps from his junior prom some of which included snaps with Yu as his date.
Who is Gaten Matarazzo Dating Now?
Remember the little Dustin having a Demogorgon as a pet. He has now grown up and looks good to nourish his dating life. Gaten Matarazzo is dating his beau Lizzy Yu as they appear stronger to continue their romantic relationship. The couple even celebrated their third anniversary on 5th March.
What is more? His family is happy to get along with his girlfriend Lizzy Yu. “My brother and my sister get along with her great”, he told Us Weekly.
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10 Facts Only Gaten Matarazzo Fans Know
- His full name is Gaten John Matarazzo III
- Gaten was born with Cleidocranial Dysostosis and has undergone four surgeries so far
- He is of Italian descent
- He uses DENTURES!
- He is also a stage actor and voiceover artist
- He has been a spokesman for Verizon FiOS since 2017
- He is best friends with co-star Millie Bobby Brown
- He has no plans for college as he is in his ‘own film college: filming a TV show’
- He revealed to fans on GQ YouTube that his surname is Gaetano, not Gaten
- He has a cat peg which he names “Buttercup”
Gaten Matarazzo Official Social Media
The superstar has a supportive fanbase on social media.
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