Gaten Matarazzo Biography: When talking about young popular actors in the world Gaten can not be left out, aside that, he is not famous through acting only, Gaten engaged himself into other things which will be discussed in this article, How old is he, what medical condition is he suffering from, also those that wish to know what happens to his teeth this page entails facts about Gaten.
QUICK SUMMARY ABOUT GATEN MATARAZZO BIOGRAPHY
|Birth Name||Gaten John Matarazzo III|
|Birth Date (Age)||8th September 2002 (17years old)|
|Birth Place||New Jersey, USA|
|Profession||Actor & Singer|
|Siblings||Carmen Matarazzo & Sabrina Matarazzo|
|Father||Gaten Matarazzo Sr|
|Net Worth||$5 million (Est.)
WHO IS GATEN MATARAZZO? (AGE, WIKI & EDUCATION).
Gaten John Matarazzo III is the full name of the well known teenage actor popularly known as Gaten Matarazzo, he was born on 8 September 2002 in the city of New Jersey, USA, not only is Gaten talented in acting, he is also gifted in singing.
Gaten Matarazzo was born in Zodiac Sign of Virgo, his mother give birth to him on 8th September 2002, that means Gaten is presently 17years of age as of 2019 and will clock 18years in 2020 during that period he will be in his late adolescence stage.
Family: (Parent & Siblings):
Gaten was born into the family of Heather Matarazzo and Gaten Matarazzo Sr, his mother was named Heather and his father Gaten Sr, which means he was named after his dad, he has two siblings, Carmen Matarazzo and Sabrina Matarazzo, however, music & acting flows in the blood of his family, his older sister Sabrina is into acting and singing while his elder brother Carmen is a young American musician and drummer who plays in the band called, Work In Progress. Gaten has a caring mother who helped and support him and his siblings to achieve their goal/career in acting & singing. His mother loves entertainment and according to him Gaten’s mother advice all his children to go into the entertainment world, however, her mother calls herself ‘Broadway stage mom’ on Twitter and has been instrumental in shaping Gaten’s career in acting.
About his education background, Gaten hasn’t released or talked about his academic status but based on research, The young actor is currently attending Pinelands Regional High School, meanwhile, after graduating from the High school he may wish for further more i.e go to college or focus on his career fully.
GATEN MATARAZZO MEDICAL CONDITION & TEETH DISORDER.
The famous teenage actor and singer his suffering from a disease condition called “Cleidocranial Dysplasia” to those that have watched Stranger Things, in the first episode of the movie, Gaten played the role of Dustin Henderson, he defends himself against school bullies making fun of his toothless lisp. “I told you a million times, my teeth are coming in!. Cleidocranial Dysplasia is also known as CCD, The disability Cleidocranial Dysplasia, which also affects actor Milly Shapiro in “Stranger Things” is a congenital disability inherited from parents. The condition affects Collar Bones & Teeth development.
Facts have it that people born with this defect have little or no collar bones and baby teeth need to be surgically removed promptly. CCD patients also have a slight deformity on their faces, In Gaten’s case his teeth were affected, i.e Dental abnormalities is one of the signs and symptoms of this disorder Delayed loss of baby teeth, delayed adult teeth, unusually shaped teeth, extra teeth, misalignment of teeth and jaws, and even oral cysts are all possible afflictions. The “Stranger Things” star has had multiple surgeries to extract teeth and also wears an appliance to pull down his teeth manually. The condition will lead to even more surgeries in the next few years.
In 2016 Gaten Matarazzo’s Dad and Dr. Kelly Wosnik come in contact with each other and started an organization called CCD Smiles which was officially approved by IRS a nonprofit organization in January 2017. According to CCD Smiles “All information, resources, and material used on the CCD Smiles website is for informative purposes only and are not to be used as an alternative to consultation, diagnosis and/or medical/dental treatment of a qualified physician or healthcare provider. CCD Smiles is not responsible for any advice, course of treatment, diagnosis or other information and/or services that you obtain through this site”.
WHO IS GATEN MATARAZZO GIRLFRIEND / FINANCE?
To those that are crushing on Gaten Matarazzo, well to shock you the seventeen (17years) old boy is in a relationship already. According to him during their anniversary “I can’t believe that I’ve been with this gorgeous girl for an entire year. It feels like our first date was yesterday but it also feels like it’s been ten years😂. I love you so much and I don’t think that there is any other way i would’ve wanted to spend this last year. I can’t wait to spend more with you. Happy anniversary my love”, however, Gaten girlfriend’s name is Lizzy Yu, they started dating in 2018, she works as a music performance and a social media personality.
GATEN MATARAZZO CAREER & AWARD.
Gaten Matarazzo started his acting career in his tender age, during the time he joined the industry he only acted in theater and television without taking any film roles, his first theater act was at the Palace Theatre in New York City In 2011 and he played the role of “Benjamin” in the Broadway musical Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (2011), In 2014, he played the character ‘Gavroche / Petit Gervais’ in Broadway Musical ‘Les Misérables’ which was staged at Imperial Theatre, The following year he made his television debut in the episode of NBC drama series ‘The Blacklist’ he also appeared on television followed in Chelsea, Young Hollywood, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and The Jonathan Ross Show. He also performed at The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards.
In 2015 he was cast in an episode of the crime thriller television series ‘The Finn’. and in 2016, he has been playing the role of Dustin Henderson in science fiction-horror web series ‘Stranger Things’. It has been confirmed that he will be part of season two of the series as well.
Matarazzo also appeared in the music video for “Swish Swish” by Katy Perry and Nicki Minaj. He’s starred in commercials for Verizon Fios, Old Navy, LG, and Bank of Montreal (BMO).
The young talented actor has been nominated for various awards which include:
- In 2017 he was nominated for “Young Artist Awards“:- under the category of “Best Performance in a Digital TV Series or Film – Teen Actor” but unfortunately he those not win
- The same year he won the “Screen Actors Guild Award“:- under the category of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series and also won the “Shorty Awards“:- under the category of Best Actor
- In 2018 he was nominated for “Screen Actors Guild Award” and “MTV Movie & TV Awards”, he didn’t win any
- In 2019 he was nominated for “Teen Choice Awards” under the category of Choice Summer TV Actor.
HOW MUCH IS GATEN MATARAZZO NET WORTH?
The CCD patient makes most of his money from acting, according to some reliable source, Gaten made around $20,000 per episode of season two and for episode three, Gaten alongside with Finn Wolfhard, Caleb McLaughlin, and Noah Schnapp made $250,000 per episode, All of Gaten’s hard work is paying off because the young actor is reportedly worth $5 million! And, with another season of Stranger Things coming up, there’s an opportunity for another pay bump, more sponsorship opportunities, and a whole lot more money.
GATEN SOCIAL MEDIA
You can find Gaten Matarazzo on Instagram @ www.instagram.com/gatenm123/, on his Instagram page he has the total number of 12.1milion followers, on the other hand, he has the total number of 1.5milion followers on his Twitter page, his twitter handle is www.twitter.com/gatenm123/, you can follow him to see his latest pictures, and update about his career.