Gaten Matarazzo

Gaten Matarazzo

Date Of Birth8 September 2002
Age15 years 10 months 13 days
Day of BirthSunday
Place Of BirthLittle Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, United States

Personal Information
Mother Tongue English
Language English
EthnicityWhite Italian
Sexual Orientation Straight
Sun Sign Virgo
Body Features & Measurements
Height163 CM
1.63 M
5 Feet 4 Inches
64 Inches
Eye color Blue
Hair color light brown
Weight59 KG
130 lbs
Shoe Size6
Tattoo None
Body Type Slim
Family Information
Father Gaten Matarazzo Sr
Mother Heather Matarazzo
Grandfather David A. Hendrickson (maternal)
Grandmother Sandra Martin (maternal)
Siblings Carmen Matarazzo (brother)
Sabrina Matarazzo (sister)
Career Information
Years Active 2011-
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Hobbies Dancing
Singing
Favorite MoviesHarry Potter (series)
Star Wars (series)
Favorite Singer eminem
Favorite Destination Paris
Favorite Cars Jaguar
Audi
Contact
Managers The Carson Kolker Organization
Parkside Talent Management
More Information
Net worth $2 million
Instruments Piano

Biography

Personal life

Gaten Matarazzo was born on 8 September 2002 in New Jersey, USA to Heather Matarazzo and Gaten Matarazzo Sr. He is an American actor, best known for his role of Dustin in the Netflix web series ‘Stranger Things’. He has portrayed several roles in theatre and television series until now and inspite of his young age he has already done several noteworthy performances. He is yet to make a debut in feature films. Gaten Matarazzo suffers from cleidocranial dysplasia which he has discussed in several platforms. He has been rejected from several acting roles for around two years owing to this disability.

He has two siblings, Carmen Matarazzo and Sabrina Matarazzo. His siblings have acted in television commercials as well. His mother has been supportive of the artistic inclination of all her children and encourages them to pursue performing arts. She calls herself ‘Broadway stage mom’ on Twitter and has been vital in shaping Gaten’s career in the film industry. During his initial school days, Gaten used to travel regularly between New Jersey and New York City for his Broadway performances. He has confessed that his sister is his inspiration to pursue musical theatre.

Gaten Matarazzo has revealed on several platofrms that he is afflicted with a rare genetic disorder ‘Cleidocranial dysplasia’. The ailment affects the facial, skull and teeth development. Gaten was born without collar bones. He still has his baby teeth due to which he speaks with a lisp. While generally this disease is passed through genes, his case is considered a non genetic and mild one. He believes that sharing this knowledge about his affliction will help build awareness and confidence among persons affected by this condition. In his current project ‘Stranger Things’ his character is shown to be affected by the same health condition.

Facts and Trivia

  • He is from a locality known as Tucker Tony which is near Long Beach Island.
  • Stranger Things is filmed without sequential mindset. Season 5 is first filmed and then season 7 is filmed.
  • He got his first role when he was 9. It was in Priscilla Queen of the desert.
  • He did two national tours one of which was with Radio City Christmas Rockettes. The other was laymen’s is.
  • His brother(Carmen) is a drummer.
  • Mother was a singer and did a high school theater in college.
  • His father was a sports athletic.
  • His brother is 5’10 and has the most height In his family.
  • He visited the White house and met President Obama.
  • He likes Marmite breadsticks.
  • He met his current co star Caleb on Lion King in Broadway when he was working in laymen’s in Broadway.
  • He’s spokesperson for a electronics TV company.
  • He has watched Deadpool movie.
  • He has a dog named Maddie Matarazzo.
  • He has a cousin named Kayle.
  • He has a lot of Brazilian fans.
  • His family brought his sister a Volkswagen for her graduation.
  • He was In 2015, Gaten guest appeared as Finn in the crime drama series The Blacklist.
  • He was regarded as one of the 30 most influential teens of 2016 by Time.
  • Gaten has never appeared in a theatrical film.
  • For Stranger Things, he had initially auditioned for the role of Mike. After that, he was asked to audition as Lucas Sinclair, before finally asking him to give screen tests as Dustin.
  • He does not like to play sports but enjoys watching them.

 


Gaten Matarazzo: Photos, Pictures

Gaten Matarazzo
Gaten Matarazzo
Gaten Matarazzo with family
Gaten Matarazzo with family
Gaten Matarazzo with grandparents
Gaten Matarazzo with grandparents
Gaten Matarazzo with Mark Ruffalo
Gaten Matarazzo with Mark Ruffalo


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