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Gaten Matarazzo

pramesh Published On Tue Jan 14 2020   Modified On Thu Sep 24 2020
Gaten Matarazzo

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Full NameGaten John Matarazzo Jr.
Birth NameGaten John Matarazzo III
Other NameGaten
ProfessionActor, Singer, TV Host, Instagram Star, and Model
Birth CityEgg Harbor, New Jersey
Birth CountryThe U.S.A
Father NameGaten Matarazzo Sr.
Mother NameHeather Matarazzo 
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDating
Relation WithLizzy Yu
No Of Children0
Awards2017 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series,2017 Shorty Awards Best Actor,Nominate In 2017 Young Artist Awards For Best Performance in a Digital TV Series or Film-Teen Actor Stranger Things
Sibilings2 Siblings: Sabrina (sister) and Carmen (brother)
FilmographyThe Blacklist,Stranger Things,Ridiculousness,Lip Sync Battle,The Angry Birds Movie 2,Prank Encounters,"Swish Swish",Priscilla,Queen of the Desert,Les Misérables,Cinderella,Into the Woods
EducationHigh School Student
Height16.1 cm
Weight59 kg
Networth$200 k
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Date of BirthSeptember 8,2002
Age18 years


    of Gaten Matarazzo

    What is Gaten Matarazzo marital status ?Dating
    How many children does Gaten Matarazzo have ?0
    Who is Gaten Matarazzo in Relation with?Lizzy Yu
    What is the height of Gaten Matarazzo?16.1 cm
    What is the weight of Gaten Matarazzo?59 kg

    Who Is Gaten Matarazzo?

    In the third season, Gaten Matarazzo added a new phrase to the pop-dictionary 'Find your Suzy,' and this season, he is mostly seen with Steve Harrington in Stranger Things. 

    You got to see the series to find why isn't Dustin with his friends and what does finding your Suzy mean; clearly, we are only going to reveal Gaten Matarazzo's biography; nothing about Dustin Henderson will be published here!

    Gaetano Matarazzo is an American actor and singer best known for playing one of the leads Dustin Henderson in the Netflix science-fiction-horror drama series Stranger Things. 

    In the first season Dustin Henderson, along with Lucas Sinclair and Will Byers, brought Mike Wheeler back from the upside-down, and since then, Gaetano Matarazzo has been fan favorite.

    Gaten Matarazzo From Stranger Things
    Gaten Matarazzo In The Cover Of Stranger Things

    Dustin is an actor-show host and a musician who began his career on the Broadway stage as Benjamin in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, and Gavroche in Les Misérables. 

    He is currently hosting a Netflix series, Prank Encounters, and is the front-man of the indie rock band, Work In Progress.

    Why Is Gaetano Matarazzo Famous?

    Gaetano Matarazzo is a famous curly-haired American teen actor better known for his role as Dustin Henderson in the Netflix series Stranger Things alongside actors like Millie Bobby Brown, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp, and Finn Wolfhard. 

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    Dustin, who started his career in Broadway stage with Queen of the Desert, and Les Misérables, after Netflix ended its third season of Stranger Things, is currently hosting Prank Encounters in Netflix. Additionally, he is also a front-man of the indie rock band, Work In Progress.

    Gaetano Matarazzo Bio, Early Life, Education

    Seventeen years old Matarazzo was born on September 8, 2002, in Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey, to Heather and Gaten Matarazzo Sr. and grew up with a sibling sister Sabrina and a younger brother Carmen.

    His elder sister and younger brother are also actors and have appeared in several television commercials.

    Gaten Matarazzo On MTV Movies Awards
    Gaten Matarazzo On MTV Movies Award

    Gaten is of Italian descent, and just like in Stranger Things, he has cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD) and uses dentures as a result of his illness, and uses his fame to raise awareness.

    Gaten Matarazzo Salary Net Worth, & Other Affiliations

    Gaten Matarazzo is currently worth around $200 thousand and receives around $30 thousand per Netflix appearance.

    He reportedly received less than $10 thousand per episode of stranger things at the beginning of the series. But, in the second and the third installment of Stranger Things, Matarazzo reportedly was paid around $30 thousand per episode. 

    Currently, he is represented by Carson Kolker Organization and Parkside Talent Management. Additionally, he is endorsed by Old Navy clothing as well. 

    He isn't just confined to earning as he gives back to his community as well. Gaten uses his fame to raise awareness on cleidocranial dysostosis (CCD) and support for CCD Smiles, an organization that helps offset oral surgery expenses for CCD patients.

    Matarazzo also started a line of T-shirts, the proceeds of which will go to CCD Smiles. Matarazzo regularly notifies his fans on his social media sites of how to donate to CCD Smiles and various events in which he participates.

    Not only Gaten but his sister also launched a Facebook campaign in November 2017 to raise money for the organization.

    Gaten Matarazzo Is Dating Lizzy Yu

    It looks like Gaten Matarazzo has found his Suzy in Lizzy Yu. Oh! Did we give out a spoiler? Well, so be it! Gaten Matarazzo is currently dating a ninth-grader, Lizzy Yu, since 2018. Lizzy came into limelight after she started dating Gaten. 

    Gaten Matarazzo Attending His Eights Grade Prom With Lizzy Yu
    Gaten Matarazzo Attending His Eights Grade Prom With Lizzy Yu

    The pair first let the fans know that they are an item via their Instagrams.

    Similar to Gaten, Lizzy is also a stage actress who is affiliated with a drama group called Pinelands Thespians, which won the Montclair State University Drama Competition. 

    The couple reportedly started dating in 2018 and often shares each other's pictures in their respective social media.

    Gaetano Matarazzo Age, Height, Weight, Measurements, & Facts

    When you are seventeen, the world opens up in front of you. Thoughtful and adorable, Gaetano is only 17 and is in a growing age. Hence, Matarazzo's actual physical stat keeps changing.

    However, here are a few physical stats on 17 years old Gaten Matarazzo' born on September 8, 2002; let's check it out!

    NameGaetano Matarazzo
    DOB / AgeSeptember 8, 2002,/ 17 years
    Height5 Ft- 5 inches
    Weight59 Kgs / 130 Lbs
    Distinctive FeaturesToothless, Curly Hair, Small eyes
    GirlfriendLizzy Yu
    ParentsGaten Matarazzo Sr. and Heather Matarazzo 

    FAQ's About Gaten Matarazzo

    What disease does Gaten Matarazzo have?

    Gaten Matarazzo has cleidocranial dysostosis; a genetic disorder that affects the bones and teeth development. One common sign, an absent or undeveloped collarbone. Matarazzo caught the eye of the creators of Stranger Things while Matarazzo was stretching out before his audition.

    Is Gaten Matarazzo toothless?

    Yes! He is toothless. Matarazzo revealed in The Jonathan Ross Show that he lacked collarbones and teeth because of his CCD.

    What is Gaten Matarazzo full name? 

    Gaten Matarazzo plays Dustin in Stranger Series and his real name is Gaten John Matarazzo III.

    Will There Be a Stranger things 4?

    In September 2019, Netflix officially announced Stranger Things would returning for the fourth season. The date of its release isn't known but is expected to drop in 2020.

    How Old Is Gaetano Matarazzo?

    Gaetano Matarazzo was born on September 8, 2002, and is currently 17 years old.