Know About Gaten Matarazzo; Age, Teeth, Net Worth, Girlfriend, Height

Published Date: 12 Apr, 2019 Updated date: 12 Apr, 2019 By Celebs Podium

A young actor with an endearing smile, Gaten Matarazzo is already a fan favorite with his ironic character in Netflix’s sci-fi drama series Stranger Things. At age 16, Gaten has successfully claimed major TV exposure to his name.

While meeting new heights with his early professional stardom, Gaten Matarazzo is no short of maintaining a pleasant off-screen life at a young age. He is in cloud nine to find a soothing company of his cute and stunning girlfriend.

Bio & Early Life; Age, Height, Disease

Born as Gaten John Matarazzo III on 8 September 2002, the 16-years-of-age actor hails from Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. He is the middle child of his parents, Gaten Matarazzo Sr. and Heather Matarazzo. Gaten has an older sister named Sabrina Matarazzo and a younger brother named Carmen Matarazzo.


Gaten Matarazzo wishes birthday to his mom on 20 February 2019 (Picture: Gaten’s Instagram)

Young Gaten was born with a disease termed as Cleidocranial dysplasia which is the major cause for delayed development of bones in the skull, face, and teeth. He uses dentures as a result of this condition and is no short on raising awareness about the disorder among the mass.

Coming with American nationality, Gaten stands at an average height of 5 feet and 5 inches (1.65 m).

Career, Net Worth

An early passion for acting saw Gaten make his professional debut as Finn in a single episode of the crime-thriller series, The Blacklist in 2015. Immediately a year later, the young talent marked a career breakthrough as Dustin Henderson in Netflix’s sci-fi horror web series Stranger Things.


Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin Henderson on Stranger Things (Picture: Hollywood)

A fan favorite for his comic and significant role, Gaten will return with the third season of Stranger Things in July 2019. Besides, he is due to voice Rami in the upcoming animated adventure flick, Hump.

Just a few years old in acting, Gaten Matarazzo already summons a commanding net worth of $4 Million. Besides, the young actor’s Stranger Things’ earning stands at $250K per episode, similar to his co-star, Finn Wolfhard.

Shares Romance With Girlfriend Of One Year!

Well, Well! For many, it could come as a surprise that the young lad is already flying in the colors of romance at mid-teenage. Gaten’s girlfriend is none other than a gorgeous and cute girl, Lizzy Yu. The 16-year-old Lizzy is known as a musical theatre performer and an Instagram sensation.

Gaten and Lizzy’s romance rings back in March 2017 when the couple started dating each other. And how we know this? Gaten was caught putting some wise words while announcing the pair’s first anniversary through his Instagram post in March 2019.


Gaten Matarazzo celebrates the first anniversary with girlfriend Lizzy Yu on 4 March 2019 (Picture: Gaten’s Instagram)

The star wrote,

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.

Without any doubt, the couple seems definitely going somewhere with their relationship.

Some Interesting Facts About Gaten Matarazzo

  • Gaten regularly raises funds for CCD Smiles, which is an organization destined to help cover costs of oral surgeries for those with cleidocranial dysostosis.
  • He serves as a spokesman for Verizon FiOS since 2017.
  • Gaten describes The Goonies (1995) as one of his all-time favorite movies.
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