- Name: Gaten Matarazzo
- Age: 15 years old
- Height: 5ft 2in (158 cm)
- Occupation: Actor
- Net Worth: US $2 Million
- Status: Alive
Gaten Matarazzo is an American film and stage actor. He stars as “Dustin Henderson” in the hit Netflix series Stranger Things (2016-). His credits include the series ‘The Blacklist’ and the Broadway musicals ‘Priscilla, Queen of the Desert’ and ‘Les Miserables’. He’s done commercials for big names like Verizon Fios and Old Navy. Gaten John Matarazzo III was born on September 8, 2002 in Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. His parents are Gaten Sr. and Heather. He has two siblings Sabrina and Carmen.
Matarazzo began his career as a stage actor. He was inspired by his sister Sabrina. His first major role was as “Benjamin” in the Broadway musical Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (2011). The show took place at the Palace Theatre in New York City. His next role was as “Gavroche” in a 2014 Broadway production of Les Miserables. The musical is based on Victor Hugo’s 1862 novel of the same name. Matarazzo made his television debut in a 2015 episode of the NBC drama series ‘The Blacklist’. The show was created by Jon Bokenkamp and stars James Spader. Other early television appearances followed in Chelsea, Young Hollywood, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and The Jonathan Ross Show. He also performed at The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards.
Matarazzo is probably best know for the Netflix horror series ‘Stranger Things’. He co-stars as “Dustin Henderson” opposite Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard and Millie Bobby Brown. He won a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Shorty Award for his performance. Stranger Things was created by The Duffer Brothers. It premiered on Netflix on January 15, 2016. His credits also include Lip Sync Battle, Good Morning America, Celebrity Page, E! Live from the Red Carpet, and the upcoming Zach’s Lie (2018). Matarazzo appeared in the music video for “Swish Swish” by Katy Perry and Nicki Minaj. He’s starred in commercials for Verizon Fios, Old Navy, LG, and Bank of Montreal (BMO).
Gaten Matarazzo is around 5ft 2in tall and he’s of Italian and English ancestry. His personal net worth is estimated at $2 million. He reportedly made $30,000 per episode of Stranger Things. Matarazzo suffers from a rare genetic condition called cleidocranial dysostosis. The disorder affects the growth of bones and teeth. He wears dentures and has a lisp as a result. He’s a strong supporter of the organization ‘CCD Smiles’, that raises funds and awareness for those suffering from the condition.
Gaten Matarazzo Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Gaten John Matarazzo III
- Birthday: September 8, 2002
- How Old : Age: 15 years old
- Place of Birth: Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Virgo
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 2in (158 cm)
- Occupation: Actor
- Years Active: 2011-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $2 Million
- Death-O-Meter: Alive