Gaten Matarazzo Age, Net Worth, Height, Girlfriend, Parents, Siblings and Biography

Gaten Matarazzo Net Worth

$5 Million

Gaten Matarazzo aka Gaetano John “Gaten” Matarazzo III is an American actor and rapper. As of 2024, Gaten Matarazzo’s net worth is $5 million. He is the industry since 2011. He works in movies, music videos, stage shows, and many more. His work with acting is highly appreciated by the critics.

Gaten became famous after portraying the role of Dustin Henderson in the science fiction horror drama series ‘Stranger Things’ by Netflix. He also hosted ‘Prank Encounters’, the short-lived Netflix show..

Gaten Matarazzo Wiki/Biography

Born on 8 September 2002, Gaten Matarazzo’s age is 21 years old as of 2024. He was born and brought up in a well-settled family from Connecticut, United States. The cool kid was raised in Little Egg Harbor Township in New Jersey and he studied at Pinelands Regional High School in Tuckerton, New Jersey, US.

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Gaten Matarazzo Childhood Pic

Gaten Matarazzo is yet to pursue any further education that is his college. Gaten, from the very beginning of his childhood, was more involved in singing and other performing arts. The cool kid did his vocal training at Starlight Performing Arts Centre in New Jersey.

Name Gaten Matarazzo
Full Name Gaetano John “Gaten” Matarazzo III
Net Worth $5 Million
Date of Birth 8 September 2002
Age 21 Years Old
Birth Place Connecticut, United States
Currently Live In Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
Profession Actor and Rapper
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Hometown Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, United States
Zodiac Sign Leo
School Pinelands Regional High School, Tuckerton, New Jersey, US
Education Qualification High School

Parents, Siblings & Family

Gaten Matarazzo belongs to a well-settled family from Connecticut, United States. Gaten is an American and believes in the Christian religion.

Gaten Matarazzo’s parents are Gaten Matarazzo and Heather Matarazzo. Gaten Matarazzo’s father’s name is Gaten Matarazzo Sr., who works for the US government.

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Gaten Matarazzo Father

Gaten Matarazzo’s mother’s name is Heather Matarazzo, who is a teacher.

gaten matarazzo mother
Gaten Matarazzo Mother

He also has 2 siblings. His older sister is named Sabrina Matarazzo, who is an American actress and his younger brother Carmen Matarazzo is a young American musician and drummer. 

Father Name Gaten Matarazzo Sr.
Mother Name Heather Matarazzo
Brother Name Carmen Matarazzo
Sister Name Sabrina Matarazzo

Girlfriend & Relationships

Gaten Matarazzo’s marital status is unmarried. He has been dating his girlfriend Lizzy Yu for a year now. Lizzy Yu is a musical theater performer and an Instagram sensation.

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Gaten Matarazzo with his Girlfriend
Girlfriend Lizzy Yu
Ex Girlfriend N/A
Marital Status Unmarried

Physical Appearance

Gaten Matarazzo is a cute looking and short actor in the American music industry and Hollywood. He is known for his charming cute looks and attractive personality. He has a wonderfully cute smile and cheeks.

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He owns a nice body too. Gaten Matarazzo is 5 feet and 4 inches tall in height and weighs around 59 Kg at such a small age. He has curly dark brown hair and also has beautiful brown color eyes. He also has bow legs.

Height (approx) in centimeters: 164 cm
in meters: 1.64 m
in feet inches: 5’ 4”
Weight (approx) in kilograms: 59 kg
in pounds: 130 lbs
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Dark Brown


Gaten Matarazzo started his career by working in the American Theater on stage. In the year 2011, he worked in the stage show ‘Priscilla, Queen of the Desert’ as Benjamin in the Palace Theater, Broadway. 

In the year 2014, he starred as Gavroche/Petit Gervais in the stage show titled ‘Les Miserables’ in the Imperial Theater, Broadway.

In 2015, he worked in an episode of his 1st TV series titled ‘The Blacklist’ in the role of Finn. 

In 2016, he started working in the famous TV series ‘Stranger Things’ which led to his fame. He managed to bag the main role in this one which is Dustin Henderson and is the main role of the show to date.

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In 2017, he worked in an episode each of 2 TV shows titled ‘Ridiculousness’ and ‘Lip Sync Battle’ both as himself. This year he also starred in 2 music videos titled ‘Swish Swish’ by Katy Perry ft. Nicki Minaj and ‘Lost Boys Life’ Computer Games ft. Darren and Chuck Criss. The same year, he did an opening act for Jimmy Fallon’s Golden Globes 2017 by Jimmy Falon.

In the year 2018, he was on an episode of a TV show named ‘Drop the Mic’ and also did a stage show called ‘Cinderella’ in Pinelands Regional Thespians as Jean-Michael.

In 2019, he voiced Bubba in the movie ‘The Angry Birds Movie 2’ and hosted the TV series ‘Prank Encounters’. The same year he did the stage show ‘Into the Woods’ as Jack in the Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles.

In the year 2020, he starred in the music video titled ‘Meet Me on the Roof’ by Green Day.

In 2021, Gaten appeared in the movie “Honor Society,” where he played one of the lead roles. In the movie, a group of teens are inducted into an exclusive honor society, but soon discover that their membership comes with a dangerous price. Gaten’s character is part of the group of teens who must work together to uncover the truth and survive the dangerous events that follow.


Gaten so far has been nominated for 6 awards out of which he won 2. All these nominations are for his work in the TV series ‘Stranger Things’. Gaten Matarazzo has won the Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in the year 2017. The same year he won the Shorty Awards as the Best Actor.

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Apart from these, he was nominated for the 2017 Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a Digital TV series or Film – Teen Actor, Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, MTV Movie and TV Awards for Best On-Screen Team (with a few others) and Teen Choice Awards for Choice Summer TV Actor. 

Gaten Matarazzo Net Worth Summary

As of the year 2024, Gaten Matarazzo’s net worth is $5 million. David mainly earns through his acting in various film series, TV series, and theater.

The success of “Stranger Things” has significantly impacted the careers of its young cast, including Matarazzo, both in terms of fame and financial earnings. For the first season of “Stranger Things,” it was reported that the younger cast members earned around $10,000 per episode.

This amount increased significantly in later seasons, with reports suggesting that the main young cast, including Matarazzo, earned around $250,000 per episode by season three. Given the show’s success and its multiple seasons, these earnings have been a substantial part of his income.

Besides his acting career, Matarazzo has also hosted the Netflix show “Prank Encounters,” adding another stream of income to his portfolio. His involvement in various projects, endorsements, and public appearances contribute to his overall net worth.

Gaten Matarazzo Net Worth Growth

Net Worth in 2024 $5 Million
Net Worth in 2023 $4.6 Million
Net Worth in 2022 $4.5 Million
Net Worth in 2021 $3.8 Million
Net Worth in 2020 $3 Million
Net Worth in 2019 $2.9 Million

Contact Details

Phone Number Not Available
Email Address Not Available
Instagram @gatenm123
Facebook @Gaten-Matarazzo
Twitter @GatenM123

Facts and Information

Gaten has a disease called Cleidocranial dysostosis (CCD), which affects the growth of the jaw and the collar bone. He was born with this disease. For this, he also had to go through surgery. 

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He is an animal lover and tries to spread awareness about the CCD, the condition from which he is suffering.

He is a Star Wars fan, and he loves to travel a lot. He owns a Lincoln Navigator and claims his favorite dish is Sushi. 

Gaten actually got famous by an accident. He went along with his sister for an interview. The interviewer asked Gaten if he wanted to act as well and he agreed just for happiness which led his path to make him famous.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1: How old is Gaten Matarazzo?

Ans: Gaten Matarazzo is 21 years old.

Q2: Is Gaten Matarazzo married?

Ans: Gaten Matarazzo is unmarried.

Q3: Does Gaten Matarazzo have a sister?

Ans: Gaten Matarazzo has a one sister, her name is Sabrina Matarazzo.

Q4: How much is Gaten Matarazzo worth?

Ans: Gaten Matarazzo’s worth is $5 Million.

Q5: Where is Gaten Matarazzo from?

Ans: Gaten Matarazzo is from Connecticut, United States.

Q6: Where does Gaten Matarazzo live now?

Ans: Gaten Matarazzo live in Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey.

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