|Birth Name:||Gaten John Matarazzo III|
|Birth Place:||Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, U.S.|
|Father:||Gaten Matarazzo Sr.|
|Height:||5 ft 4 in.|
|Hair Color:||Light Brown|
|Date of Birth:||08/09/2002|
|Age:||17 years old|
|Net Worth:||$4 million|
Gaten Matarazzo, Stranger thing’s Dustin, was born on September 8, 2002, at Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, U.S. People usually say that Great things come in a small package and Gaten is the perfect example of that proverb.
The emerging young American actor has an older sister, Sabrina and a younger brother, Carmen. The real hero, Gaten began his career as Benjamin on the Broadway stage in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert and in Les Miserables as Gavroche.
The small town kid, Gaten came in the spotlight only when he was cast in Stranger Things. After that, he became an inspiration to many peoples around the world with his versatility and cuteness despite being so young and having an illness of Cleidocranial dysplasia.
Gaten Matarazzo is estimated to have a net worth of $4 million as of 2018 which is not a kids play. He had collected a good amount from acting in his previous movies. He earns his net worth from his acting in Stranger Things episodes and flourishing music career.
Gaten’s salary in the second season of Stranger things was $30k per episode and from March 2018 his salary per episode peaked to $250k! Really an amazing net worth for a young boy!
Net Worth of Gaten Matarazzo is $4 million.
Image Source: Instagram/Gaten
The Screen Actors Guild Award-nominated Gaten was born with Cleidocranial Dysplasia, a rare disease that affects one in a million affecting the bone, collar bones and teeth.
Many people take this illness as a curse but it proved to be a boon for him as he was cast in the role of Dustin aka ‘Toothless’ who has a similar illness.
Gaten, Shorty Awards winner for Best Actor in 2017, is a real-life hero. He is using his fame to raise awareness of Cleidocranial Dysplasia and to raise fund for CCD smiles, an organization which helps to cover costs of oral surgeries for those having such illness.
The Stranger Thing’s Dustin was born to Heather Matarazzo and Gaten Matarazzo Sr. Gaten’s mother has always been supportive of a career of Gaten as well as his siblings who have acted in some commercials and keeps on encouraging them.
Screen Actors Guild Award winner of 2017, Gaten Matarazzo III has made his parents proud of his hard work and performances.
Gaten had dreamed of being a singer since his childhood. Since he was born with an affected tooth, collar bones and skull, he undergoes several surgeries due to which he couldn’t sing well but he does have a sweet voice.
Gaten, the young star, is a singer of the Work In Progress Band of Six- person in New Jersey which includes his sister Sabrina as well. He has sung lots of cover songs on stage along with his band.
Seeing this Stranger Thing actor’s acting and singing, we can say that there’s nothing in the entertainment industry that he can’t do.
This young singing and acting star Gaten doesn’t have any affairs and relationship rumors till now as he is busy nurturing his acting and singing career.