Know About Iain Armitage; Age, Parents, Salary, Movies and TV Shows

Published Date: 10 Sep, 2019 Updated date: 10 Sep, 2019 By Celebs Podium

You know the name Iain Armitage if you are a fan of the American comedy series, Young Sheldon. He is the young talent who portrays the lead role of Sheldon Cooper, who already has appeared in a handful of movies and TV shows.

Iain Armitage started his career journey after appearing on the television screen for the first time in 2014. He was inspired to pave his career in acting by his actor father.

Iain Armitage Short Bio: Age, Parents, Height

The 11-years-of-age actor was born as Ian Armitage on 15 July 2008 in Arlington, Virginia, the United States. He is the son of a Scottish actor and singer father, Euan Morton and a theatre producer mother, Lee Armitage.


Iain Armitage with his actor father Euan Morton on 10 August 2018 (Picture: Iain’s Instagram)

The actor stands tall at the height of 4 feet and 11 inches (1.5 m). Besides, he has blonde hair and blue eyes.

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Career, Salary & Net Worth

Iain’s first TV appearance came in one-off episodes of the American hidden camera reality game show, Impractical Jokers, in 2014. Eventually, he appeared as a guest judge in the TV series, Little Big Shots, in 2016. Iain landed a big career break as Young Brian Walts in the 2017 biographical drama film, The Glass Castle.

The young actor didn’t stop there! He starred as the main character of Ziggy Chapman in the drama series, Big Little Lies, from 2017 to 2019. He was cast as Sheldon Cooper in the spin-off prequel to The Big Bang Theory, Young Sheldon. Iain is part of the show since 2017 and is enjoying massive popularity with this breakthrough role.


Iain Armitage as Sheldon Cooper on Young Sheldon (Picture: IMDB)

He has an estimated net worth of $4 million. Besides, he bags $32,500 per episode from Young Sheldon. His other movie and TV works include I’m Not Here (2017), Jeopardy! (2018), and Annabelle Comes Home (2019).

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Is Iain Dating Anyone?

Looking at his age, Iain Armitage is some years away from starting a relationship life. As he has already made a name for himself in the entertainment world, this is the high time for him to shine and summon great height. The actor is single as of now and entirely focused on his acting career.

Some Interesting Facts About Iain Armitage

  • The reports suggest that Iain was named after veteran actor Sir Ian McKellen.
  • Iain is the grandson of former US Deputy Secretary of State Richard Lee Armitage.
  • Before acting, Iain gained prominence for his YouTube series, Iain Loves Theatre.
  • He is also interested in tap dancing.
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