Gaten Matarazzo Wiki, Age, Height, Disease, Girlfriend, Parents, Net Worth, Biography

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Gaten Matarazzo is a famous Italian-American actor, producer, soundtrack, model, singer, and television personality. Gaten Matarazzo is popular for his acting roles in Dustin Henderson in the Netflix horror drama television series “Stranger Things (2016-2022)”. He won the Tony Award in the 2022. Check all the information below in detail about Gaten Matarazzo’s Wiki, Age, Height, Disease, Girlfriend, Parents, Net Worth, and Biography.

Who is Gaten Matarazzo?

Gaten Matarazzo

Gaten Matarazzo is an actor, model, and television personality in the Film Industry and a well-known actor for the famous movie “Stranger Things (2016-2022)”. He worked in lots of movies and television series.

How old is Gaten Matarazzo?

Gaten Matarazzo is 21 years old according to his official date of birth. His official date of birth is 8th September 2002. His birthday is on the 8th of September every year.

How tall is Gaten Matarazzo?

Gaten Matarazzo is 5 feet 5 inches tall. His weight is 62 kg (approx.) according to the media sources.

Where does Gaten Matarazzo live now?

Gaten Matarazzo lives in Little Egg Harbor Township, United States of America.

Does Gaten Matarazzo have Down syndrome?

Gaten was born with Cleidocranial Dysplasia CCD Genetic Disease. That is a rare disease affecting the development of the bones, skull, and teeth. This disorder messes with how bones and teeth grow and develop in a person’s body.

Where is Gaten Matarazzo from?

Gaetano John Matarazzo was born on 8th September 2002 in New London, Connecticut.

Does Gaten Matarazzo have teeth now?

Now, Gaten Matarazzo’s teeth look very different from before. Because he has had teeth surgery.

Gaten Matarazzo Politics

Gaten was interested in politics. He supported the Democratic Party of Georgia’s campaign in 2021.

Gaten Matarazzo Wiki/Biography

Gaten Matarazzo was born on 8th September 2002 (Age: 21 years old; As of 2024) in New London, Connecticut, United States of America. His full real name is Gaetano John Matarazzo III and his nickname is Gaten. He grew up in Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey United States of America. His profession is acting, producing, and soundtracking. He follows Christianity (religion) and his nationality is Italian-American. His zodiac sign is Virgo and his ethnicity is of Italian descent.

Gaten Matarazzo Education

Gaten attended Pinelands Regional High School in Tuckerton, New Jersey, United States of America while balancing his acting and music career. He graduated from vocal training at the Music school Starlight Performing Art Center in Stafford Township, New Jersey, United States of America in 2011.

In 2011, he faced Starpower Talent Competition Nationals in Uncasville, Connecticut in a role titled “Vocal Solo: Ben”. He achieved the third position in that competition.

Gaten Matarazzo Height & Weight

Gaten Matarazzo Heigt and Weight
Gaten Matarazzo Height and Weight
  • Height: 5’ 5” inches (approx.)
  • Weight: 62 kg (approx.)
  • Eye Colour: Blue
  • Hair Colour: Curly Brown

Gaten Matarazzo Biodata

  • Name: Gaten Matarazzo
  • Nickname: Gaten
  • Full Real Name: Gaetano John Matarazzo III
  • Date of Birth: 8th September 2002
  • Age: 21 years old
  • Gender: Male
  • Birthplace: New London, Connecticut, United States of America
  • Nationality: Italian-American
  • Ethnicity: Italian descent
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Profession: Actor, producer, soundtrack, model, singer
  • Hometown: New London, Connecticut, United States of America
  • School: Pinelands Regional High School in Tuckerton, New Jersey, United States of America
  • Current Address: Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, United States of America
  • Girlfriend: Elizabeth Yu (Lizzy Yu)
  • Parents: Father- Heather Matarazzo, Mother- Gaetano Matarazzo Jr.
  • Siblings: Brother- Carmen Matarazzo, Sister- Sabrina Matarazzo
  • Net Worth: $12-$13 Million

Gaten Matarazzo Parents & Family

Gaten Matarazzo Family
Gaten Matarazzo Family

Gaten Matarazzo was born into a well-off Italian-American family. Through social media, he shared details about his parents. His father, Heather Matarazzo, is a recognized entrepreneur, while his mother, Gaetano Matarazzo Jr is known as both a celebrity and an actress. Growing up, he was close to his younger brother, Carmen Matarazzo, and older sister, Sabrina Matarazzo.

He was inspired by his sister, Gaten sister’s a Popular singer in the music industry, which motivated him to enter the film industry. His family holds great importance for him, evident in the photos he shares on his Instagram, portraying a close bond with them.

Gaten Matarazzo Girlfriend & Relationships

Gaten Matarazzo Girlfriend
Gaten Matarazzo Girlfriend

Gaten is currently in a relationship and openly shared details about his girlfriend on his Instagram account. Since 2018, he has been dating actress Elizabeth Yu (Lizzy Yu). He often posts pictures with his co-stars and various photoshoots on his Instagram. While he gained fame for his role and soundtrack, he remains unmarried and doesn’t have a wife.

Gaten Matarazzo Acting Career

Gaten is a famous well-known Italian-American actor, producer, and soundtrack. He began his career appearing on the famous magazine cover: “Media Planet (USA Today Supplement)”. Recently, he has been popular for his acting roles in Dustin Henderson in the Netflix horror drama television series “Stranger Things (2016-2022)”. He won the Tony Award in the 2022. Since 2011, he debuted in vocal training at the Music school Starlight Performing Art Center in Stafford Township, New Jersey.

Gaten Matarazzo in Stranger Things
Gaten Matarazzo in Stranger Things

He began in the Broadway theatre as Benjamin in the Jukebox Musical Book “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (2011-2012)”. At present, he is mostly searching on the internet because of his best acting in the film industry. In 2014, he got an opportunity in the movie “Les Miserables: The Broadway Musical (2014)” in the role of Gavroche.

Over this year, he also appeared in the television series ” The Blacklist (2015)” as a cast of Finn. After this television series, he began in the Netflix horror drama television series “Stranger Things (2016-2022)” as cast of Dustin Henderson. Because of the television series, it became popular and received many awards.

Over the several years, Gaten also appeared in the Music video “Katy Perry Feat. Nicki Minaj: Swish Swish” in 2017. Two years later, he appeared in the movie “The Angry Birds Movie 2” in the role of Bubba (Voice) in 2019. He produced in the television series “Prank Encounters” in the role of executive Producer in 2019.

Gaten Matarazzo in The Blacklist
Gaten Matarazzo in The Blacklist

Since 2020, he has had two Music videos including “Green Day: Meet Me on the Roof (2020)”, and “Broadway Whodunit: Murder at Montgomery Manor (2020)” in the character of Robert Otto. After this music video, he appeared in the television series “Waffles+Mochi” in the role of Casey the electrician in 2021. In 2022, Gaten performed in the musical Book “Parade” at the New York City Center and he got a golden opportunity in the film industry.

Gaten Matarazzo in The Angry Birds
Gaten Matarazzo in The Angry Birds

He appeared in the movie “Honor Society” in the role of Michael Dipnicky. He also appeared in the movie “My Father’s Dragon” in the role of Boris (voice) in 2022. One year later, he appeared in the television series “Foul Play” as the cast of Kevin Kindness in 2023. He also appeared in the movie “Please Don’t Destroy: The Treasure of Foggy Mountain” in 2023. While working on the movies, he also did soundtracking and producing work.

Gaten Matarazzo Movies & Television Series

  • Les Miserables: The Broadway Musical (movie) in the role of Gavroche (2014).
  • The Blacklist (television) in the role of Finn (2015).
  • Stranger Things (television series) in the role of Dustin Henderson (2016-2022).
  • Katy Perry Feat. Nicki Minaj: Swish Swish (Music Video) in the role of Gaten Matarazzo (2017).
  • The Angry Birds Movie 2 (movie) in the role of Bubba-voice (2019).
  • Broadway Whodunit: Murder at Montgomery Manor (video) in the role of Robert Otto (2020).
  • Green Day: Meet Me on the Roof (music video) in the role of Gaten Matarazzo (2020).
  • Waffles + Mochi (television series) in the role of Casey the electrician (2021).
  • My Father’s Dragon (movie) in the role of Boris-voice (2022).
  • Honor Society (Movie) in the role of Michael Dipnicky (2022).
  • Please Don’t Destroy: The Treasure of Foggy Mountain (television series) in the role of Gaten Matarazzo (2023).
  • Foul Play (television series) in the role of Kevin Kindness (2023).
  • Stranger Things (television series) in the role of Dustin Henderson (upcoming Episodes 2016-2025).
  • Ghostbuster: Ecto Force (television series) in the role of voice-over (upcoming).

Gaten Matarazza Awards and Nominations

  • In 2017 Winner- ActorOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for “Stranger Things”.
  • In 2017, Nominated-IGN AwardBest Dramatic TV Performance in the Streaming Series “Stranger Things”.
  • In 2017 Winner Young Entertainer AwardBest Young Ensemble Cast – Television Series in the Streaming Series “Stranger Things”.
  • In 2018 Nominated for Teen Choice Award-Choice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-Fi in the Streaming Series “Stranger Things”.
  • In 2018 Nominated- ActorOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for “Stranger Things”.
  • In 2018, Nominated-MTV Movie + TV Award for Best On-Screen in the Streaming Series for “Stranger Things”.
  • In 2019, Nominated- For Teen Choice Award-Choice Summer TV Star: Male in the Streaming Series “Stranger Things”.
  • In 2020, Nominated- ActorOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for “Stranger Things”.
  • In 2022, Nominated-Saturn Awards- Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Streaming Series for “Stranger Things”.
  • In 2023, Nominated-Blimp Award-Favorite Male TV Star (Family) in the Streaming Series “Stranger Things”.

Gaten Matarazzo Net Worth & Income

Gaten worked in many movies, and television series and produced & soundtrack. After working, he got per per-episode salary from all the movies and television series. Gaten Matarazzo’s net worth is estimated at $12-$13 million. 

Gaten Matarazzo Social Accounts

Gaten Matarazzo Disease

Gaten was born with Cleidocranial Dysplasia CCD Genetic Disease. That is a rare disease affecting the development of the bones, skull, and teeth. He supported the Cleidocranial Dysplasia Smiles Organisation. He helps those who are experiencing living with this disease.

Gaten Matarazzo Facts

  • Gaten is also a soundtrack in projects including Honor Society, Stranger Things, The 74th Annual Golden He
  • Awards 2017, The Late Late Show with James Corden, and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
  • Gaten Trademarks including Greets his fans with “Yo Dudes” and curly hair.
  • He Favorite Movies”The Goonies (1985)”.
  • His representative for Verizon FiOS has been speaking since 2017.
  • Gaten handled his social account himself as per social information.
  • He likes photo shooting, traveling, soundtrack & producing, writing and voice-over
  • Gaten acted in television series in his childhood age.
  • Gaten has millions of followers on his Instagram account.

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