Gaten Matarazzo (born September 8, 2002) is a singer, actor and stage artist. He is a lead singer in the band named “Work in progress”. He also appears on Netflix in the shows like “Prank Encounters” & “Stranger Things”. The guy is only 17 and has earned a huge name in the American entertainment industry.
He is also quite popular on social media and has millions of fans. In February 2020 the trailer of the new season of his show named “Stranger Things” released.
Childhood, Parents, Siblings & Bio
The famous actor cum singer Gaten Matarazzo took birth on the 8th of September in the year 2002 (age 17 years old, as in 2019). His parents are basically Italian and the guy can speak fluent Italian also.
Gaten’s father is Gaten Matarazzo Sr. and his mother is Heather Matarazzo. He has 2 siblings, an elder sister named Sabrina and a younger brother named Carmen.
Matarazzo spent his early childhood in Connecticut but later he moved to New Jersey and there he attended Pinelands Regional High School in Tuckerton. His brother and sister too attended the same school.
How tall is Gaten Matarazzo?
Matarazzo was born with a disease named cleidocranial dysostosis. It is a condition that affects the growth of jaw and collar bones.
Because of this, he went through surgery recently and about which he even posted on his Instagram account. Gaten Matarazzo has a decent tall height of 5 feet 4 inches (163 cm) and his weight is calculated 59 kg (130 lbs approx.).
The actor has curly dark brown hair and brown eyes. Gaten Matarazzo even has bow legs as we have seen in his images.
He started his career as a stage artist then he worked in shows and then he moved towards singing. Growing up he developed a great interest in singing and acting and this is why his parents supported him a lot.
His acting career started from “The Blacklist” in the year 2015 in which he played the role of Finn. After this worked in another TV show named “Stranger Things” in 2016 which is still going on.
Just like this he has worked in many other series and shows like “Ridiculousness”, “Lip Sync Battle”, “Prank Encounters” and others. Gaten’s accumulated net worth is 2 million US dollars, as in 2020.
He has also worked for the famous movie named “The Angry Birds Movie 2”, in which he gave his sound to “Bubba”.
Gaten is also a very talented singer and has appeared in music videos also like “Swish Swish”, “Lost Boys Life”, “Meet Me on the Roof”, “Jimmy Fallon’s Golden Globes 2017 Opening” and others.
Because of his performance, he got nominated a lot of time for many awards and has even won many. In the year 2017, he won the award for best actor.
Some Hidden Facts about Gaten Matarazzo
|Real Full Birth Name||Gaetano John “Gaten” Matarazzo III.|
|Stage Name||Gaten Matarazzo.|
|Profession||Singer and actor.|
|Age (As of 2019)||17 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||September 8, 2002.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Connecticut, United States.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Birth Sign)||Virgo.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5’4″. |
Meters: 1.63 m.
Centimeters: 163 cm.
|Weight||Pounds: 130 lbs.|
Kilograms: 59 Kg.
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.|
|Hair Color||Dark brown.|
|Parents||Father: Gaten Matarazzo Sr.|
Mother: Heather Matarazzo.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Social media||Twitter: @GatenM123 (1.5 million fans).|
Instagram: gatenm123 (13.6 million followers).
|School||Pinelands Regional High School in Tuckerton, New Jersey.|
|Filmography||1. The Blacklist (2015).|
2. Stranger Things (2016-present).
3. Ridiculousness (2017).
4. Lip Sync Battle (2017).
5. The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019).
6. Prank Encounters (2019).
|Discography||1. Swish Swish (2017).|
2. Lost Boys Life (2017).
3. Meet Me On The Roof (2020).
|Net worth (As in 2020)||$2 million.|
Personal Life, Girlfriend & Partner
Now let’s talk about Gaten Matarazzo’s personal life. If we look at his Instagram account then we can see a lot of his images with his girlfriend named Lizzy Yu, who is am Asian girl.
She is also an actor and social media star. On Instagram account, Yu has more than 400k followers. The couple is in love with each other for more than 2 years.
If we talk about Gaten’s social media presence then merely on Instagram he has 13 million followers. He is also popular on Twitter where there are 1.5 million fans on his account.
- Gaten Matarazzo is an animal lover.
- He tries to spread awareness about the condition that he is suffering from CCD.
- Matarazzo is a star wars lover.
- He loves to travel.
- Gaten is a close friend of Skylar Astin.
- Once he shared a big sushi platter and expressed that he loves sushi and it’s his favorite dish.
- He has a Lincoln Navigator.