Gaten Matarazzo counts among those personalities who are filled with energy and cheerfulness 24/7. He is an actor and rapper who has worked in movies, music videos, stage shows, and many more. His work in the acting industry is much appreciated.
He has risen to the limelight after playing the role of Dustin Henderson in the science-fiction drama by Netflix, "Stranger Things," which released its fourth season in May 2022.
How Old is Gaten Matarazzo?
Gaten Matarazzo is a 19 years old actor born on September 8, 2002. His full name is Gaetano John "Gaten" Matarazzo III. He was born and brought up in a well-settled family in Connecticut, United States.
He is the son of Gaten Matarazzo Sr., who worked for the US government, and his mother's name is Heather Matarazzo, who worked as a teacher. He was from a well-settled American family who believed in Christianity.
The actor is pursuing his further education in his college. From the beginning of his childhood, he was much involved in singing and other art activities.
Quick Facts About Gaten Matarazzo
|Gaten Matarazzo's Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Date of Birth||September 8, 2002|
|Place of Birth||Connecticut, United States|
|Height||5 ft 5 in|
|Profession||Actor and Rapper|
Who Is Gaten Matarazzo Dating?
Matarazzo has been dating Lizzy Yu. According to the sources, he has been dating Lizzy for a year. She is a musical theatre performer and an Instagram sensation.
Lizzy Yu, aka Elizabeth Yu as her full name, was seen together with Gaten in the premiere of season 4 of Stranger Things together.
Both are achievers who excel in their field with immense dedication and ambition.
Gaten Matarazzo is unmarried at present as he is still really young. Both Lizzy and Gaten are teenagers at present. Though they have been together for a while, they have been quiet about their relationship.
They posted about their anniversary on March 4, saying about being together for four years, which tells that they have been together for four years. In a recent interview, Gaten revealed that he and Leezy live together in an apartment in New Jersey with their three cats.
Looking at the success of his movie Stranger Things, he doesn't need to worry about money, but he acknowledged that it was somewhat abnormal for 19 years old to live such an adult lifestyle at a young age. They attended the school prom together last year.
He recently stated, "My family loves her. She's great," which means they are pleased with each other.
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Gaten Matarazzo on Stranger Things
The charming young actor Gaten Matarazzo started his career in the TV series "Stranger Things" in 2016, which has led him to immense fame and recognition today.
He plays the role of one of the main characters in the series, Dustin Henderson, and he has played the leading role from the beginning of the series to this date.
Gaten on Stranger Things (Image Credit: Instagram)
He has also been nominated six times for different awards due to "Stranger Things," among which he won two. He has the disease CCD, which affects the growth of his jaw and collar bone. Despite the difficulties, he portrayed himself very seriously and was praised much.
Gaten Matarazzo is much active on social media. He is active on Instagram with 14.8m followers. Besides, he is also active on Facebook and Twitter, with 1.3m and 1.5m followers, respectively.