Gaten Matarazzo

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Full Name Gaten Matarazzo
Age 18 Years Old
Nick Name Gaten
Gender Male
Famous As Actor
Birth Date September 8th, 2002
Birth Place Little Egg Harbor Township

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One of the popular and well-recognized actor is named for Gaten Matarazzo who is famous for his role as Dustin Henderson in the Netflix science-fiction drama series ‘Stranger Things.’ He also appeared on the Broadway stage as Benjamin in ‘Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.’ Overall, Gaten is a very talented actor with a charming smile. 

None were harmed in the making of "Stranger Things"

  • Netflix has offered some clarity about its newest prank show after the internet went wild this week, calling the program “cruel.” On Friday, Netflix revealed it had tapped “Stranger Things” actor Gaten Matarazzo to helm a “Punk’d”-style prank show called “Prank Encounters.” “Each episode of this terrifying and hilarious prank show takes two complete strangers who each think they’re starting their first day at a new job,” Netflix wrote in the Friday press release. “It’s business as usual until their paths collide and these part-time jobs turn into full-time nightmares.” 
  • “The pranks in ‘Prank Encounters’ are spooky, supernatural, and over the top, and everyone had a great time. All participants came in with the expectation this was a one-day, hourly gig and everyone got paid for their time.” Matarazzo, who had breakout success in the Netflix show “Stranger Things,” is another boon for the company. His charismatic personality made him a fan favorite character on the show and could endear audiences of this new prank show.

What is the age of Gaten?

Gaten celebrated his 16th birthday on September 8 as of 2018. 

What is the full name of Gaten?

His full name is Gaten John Matarazzo III. 

What nationality is Gaten?

On 8th September 2002, Gaten Matarazzo was born in Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. He was born to parents Gaten Matarazzo Sr., his father and Heather Matarazzo, his mother. Regarding his siblings, he also has an older sister named Sabrina Matarazzo and a younger brother named Carmen Matarazzo. He is of American nationality and he belongs to the mixed ethnic background of Italian, English, Finnish, and Scottish. His religion is Christian and his horoscope sign is Virgo. Moving towards his education, he has not completed his high school education. He has cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD), a trait he shares with his Stranger Things character. He uses dentures as a result of his condition and uses his fame to raise awareness about it.

What is the net worth of Gaten Matarazzo?

Gaten Matarazzo is gaining a lot of popularity from acting career. He has to go a very long distance as well. At present, he has not revealed about his current salary but there is no doubt in the mind of his follower that he is earning a considerable amount of salary from his work. He has an estimated net worth of around $ 4 million as of 2019. His source of income is from acting career. 

Who is Gaten dating?

Moving towards the personal life of Gaten Matarazzo, he is not married yet as he is still young to get married at the age of 16. But he is in a relationship with Lizzy Yu at present. Since he is just 16 years old, he has not been involved in any other serious relationships. As of today, the couple is living a happy life and they are often seen in public places. 

How tall is Gaten Matarazzo?

Matarazzo is a very handsome actor with a sweet smile on his face attracting a lot of people towards him. He has a height of 5 feet 4 inches or 1.63 m. He weighs around 59 kg or 130 lbs. His hair color is light brown and his eye color is blue. His other body measurements will be added soon. 

How did Gaten lose his teeth?

CCD can cause dental abnormalities like delayed loss of baby teeth, delayed appearance of adult teeth, and sometimes misalignment of the teeth and jaws. In Stranger Things Season 1, this earns Dustin the uncreative nickname “Toothless” from school bullies, which he simply doesn't have time for.

What makes Gaten Matarazzo famous?

  • Gaten Matarazzo began his career on the Broadway stage as Benjamin in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, and as Gavroche in Les Miserables.
  • He also appeared as Finn in the TV series ‘The Blacklist’ in the year 2015. 
  • In the year 2017, he appeared in the short video ‘Katy Perry Feat. Nicki Minaj: Swish Swish.’ 
  • He has also appeared in several other TV series including ‘Drop the Mic’, ‘Do or Dare’, ‘The Doctors’, ‘Total Request Live’, ‘Ridiculousness’, ‘The Jonathan Ross Show’, ‘Quotidien’ and more.
  • He is actively involved in raising awareness of CCD as of now. 
  • He currently stars as Dustin Henderson in the Netflix science-fiction drama series Stranger Things.

What awards has Gaten Matarazzo achieved?

Matarazzo has achieved the IGN Award in the year 2017. He has also received the MTV Movie+TV Award and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. He also won the Screen Actors Guild Award in 2017. Overall, he is an award-winning actor.