Gaten Matarazzo is a well-known American actor best known for his performances as Benjamin in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, and Gavroche in Les Misérables.
Gaten Matarazzo Parents, Siblings & Family
Gaten Matarazzo belongs to a well-settled family from Connecticut, United States. Gaten is an American and believes in the Christian religion.
Gaten Matarazzo’s parents are Gaten Matarazzo and Heather Matarazzo. Gaten Matarazzo’s father’s name is Gaten Matarazzo Sr., he works for the US government.
Gaten Matarazzo’s mother’s name is Heather Matarazzo, she is a teacher.
He also has 2 siblings. His older sister is named Sabrina Matarazzo, who is an American actress and his younger brother Carmen Matarazzo is a young American musician and drummer.
Gaten Matarazzo Girlfriend & Relationships
Gaten Matarazzo’s marital status is unmarried. He has been dating his girlfriend Lizzy Yu for a year now. Lizzy Yu is a musical theater performer and an Instagram sensation.
Gaten Matarazzo Physical Appearance
Gaten Matarazzo is a cute-looking and short actor in the American music industry and Hollywood. He is known for his charming cute looks and attractive personality. He has a wonderfully cute smile and cheeks.
He owns a nice body too. Gaten Matarazzo is 5 feet and 4 inches tall in height and weighs around 59 Kg at such a small age. He has curly dark brown hair and also beautiful brown color eyes. He also has bow legs.
Gaten Matarazzo Career
Gaten Matarazzo started his career by working in the American Theater on stage. In the year 2011, he worked in the stage show ‘Priscilla, Queen of the Desert’ as Benjamin in the Palace Theater, Broadway.
In the year 2014, he starred as Gavroche/Petit Gervais in the stage show titled ‘Les Miserables’ in the Imperial Theater, Broadway.
In 2015, he worked in an episode of his 1st TV series titled ‘The Blacklist’ in the role of Finn.
In 2016, he started working in the famous TV series ‘Stranger Things’ which led to his fame. He managed to bag the main role in this one which is Dustin Henderson and is the main role of the show to date.
In 2017, he worked in an episode of 2 TV shows titled ‘Ridiculousness’ and ‘Lip Sync Battle’ both as himself. This year he also starred in 2 music videos titled ‘Swish Swish’ by Katy Perry ft. Nicki Minaj and ‘Lost Boys Life’ Computer Games ft. Darren and Chuck Criss. The same year, he did an opening act for Jimmy Fallon’s Golden Globes 2017 by Jimmy Falon.
In the year 2018, he was on an episode of a TV show named ‘Drop the Mic’ and also did a stage show called ‘Cinderella’ in Pinelands Regional Thespians as Jean-Michael.
In 2019, he voiced Bubba in the movie ‘The Angry Birds Movie 2’ and hosted the TV series ‘Prank Encounters’. The same year he did the stage show ‘Into the Woods’ as Jack in the Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles.
In the year 2020, he starred in the music video titled ‘Meet Me on the Roof’ by Green Day.
In 2021, Gaten appeared in the movie “Honor Society,” where he played one of the lead roles. In the movie, a group of teens are inducted into an exclusive honor society but soon discover that their membership comes with a dangerous price. Gaten’s character is part of a group of teens who must work together to uncover the truth and survive the dangerous events that follow.
Gaten so far has been nominated for 6 awards out of which he won 2. All these nominations are for his work in the TV series ‘Stranger Things’. Gaten Matarazzo won the Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in the year 2017. The same year he won the Shorty Awards as the Best Actor.
Apart from these, he was nominated for the 2017 Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a Digital TV series or Film – Teen Actor, Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, MTV Movie and TV Awards for Best On-Screen Team (with a few others) and Teen Choice Awards for Choice Summer TV Actor.
Gaten Matarazzo Net Worth
As of the year 2023, Gaten Matarazzo’s net worth is $5 million. David mainly earns through his acting in various film series, TV series, and theater.