Gaten Matarazzo is an American actor and singer. He is best known for acting as Dustin Henderson in Netflix’s Stranger Things.
As of 2020, Gaten Matarazzo is estimated to have a net worth of $4 million.
Gaten Matarazzo’s Net Worth
|NET WORTH:||$4 MILLION|
|DATE OF BIRTH:||8 SEPTEMBER 2002|
|SOURCE OF WEALTH:||NETFLIX, MOVIES|
His real name is Gaetano John Matarazzo III but is shortened to Gaten Matarazzo. He was born on the 8th of September 2002 in Connecticut.
He was then raised in Little Egg Harbor Township of New Jersey where he attended the Pinelands Regional High School.
Gaten Matarazzo began his career in theater first, specifically on Broadway. He first appeared in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert back in 2011. Since then, he has played characters for Les Miserables, Cinderella and Into the Woods.
On screen, he first acted in the TV series titled The Blacklist. He appeared on the episode named The Kenyon Family.
His breakthrough came in 2016 when he was cast as Dustin Henderson in the Netflix hit Stranger Things, alongside Millie Bobby Brown, Finn and his other colleagues.
Apart from reprising his role in the sequels to Stranger Things, he has also appeared in other TV shows like LL Cool J’s Lip Sync Battle, The Angry Birds Movie 2, Prank Encounters and Ridiculousness.
Here are some of the highlights of his career.
- Gaten has been nominated for several awards including in the SAG Awards, MTV Movie & TV Awards and Young Artist Awards.
- He won Best Actor at the Shorty Awards and Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series at the SAG Awards, all for Stranger Things.
- Gaten Matarazzo appeared in a few music videos over the years, including Swish Swish by Katy Perry feat. Nicki Minaj.
- He was born with cleidocranial dysostosis which is a birth defect that affects his teeth among other things.
What contributed to Gaten Matarazzo’s wealth
Gaten’s wealth can be attributed to his success on Stranger Things, among other things. As one of the main actors, his salary should be in the six figure ballpark per episode, making him one of the richest young actors.
In 2020, he is estimated to be worth around $4 million.
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