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Gaten Matarazzo

Gaten Matarazzo is known as an American actor. He is most famous for playing Dustin Henderson in the Netflix science-fiction drama series Stranger Things.

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Background and Age

Gaten John Matarazzo III was born on September 8, 2002 in Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. He was born to Gaten Matarazzo Sr. and Heather Matarazzo. He has two different siblings named Sabrina and Carmen Matarazzo who have featured in TV commercials. He was born with an uncommon type of a hereditary issue known as cleidocranial dysplasia which causes the deferred advancement of bones in the skull, face, and teeth. His is a milder type of the condition as it has been delegated non-hereditary. He was born without a collarbone, still has milk teeth and dentures to support himself. On the brighter side of things, Gaten utilizes his notoriety as a TV big name to bring issues to light about the condition.

Career and Net Worth

Gaten Matarazzo has found success as a youthful American actor who has been getting a charge out of a great deal of achievement on TV. He commenced his career with a role in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert as Benjamin. He now assumes the role of Dustin Henderson in the sci-fi series Stranger Things. He is beloved by his fans for his comedic timing on the show.

In July 2019, the third season of Stranger Things was released on the popular streaming service, Netflix. The young cast is getting older and the fans appreciate how they are going on the ride with the talented young actors.

Marriage, Husband and Kids

The Stranger Things fan favorite, Gaten Matarazzo left fans startled by going public about his romantic association with actress Lizzy Yu. The declaration came as a part of the couple's one year anniversary in March 2019. Gaten Matarazzo has been dating theater performer Lizzy Yu for a year now. News about their relationship initially surfaced last June 2018 when Matarazzo posted about his school's semi-formal dance party. The official declaration did not come until Yu herself posted a sentimental double date picture in July 2018.

In spite of the fact that Matarazzo at first stayed quiet about his relationship, he confirmed dating Yu in an Instagram post. While Matarazzo initially called Lizzy Yu his closest companion, his Stranger Things 3 co-star Millie Bobby Brown accidentally let the cat out of the bag for him. In an Instagram story, she welcomed Lizzy Yu to the family and gave her approval, implying that the connection between Gaten and Lizzy was stronger than just friends.


Quick Facts
Birth Date: 8 Sep, 2002
Age: 18 yrs
Occupations: Actor
Stage actor
Film actor
Television actor
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: New London
Gender: Male
Description: American actor and singer
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Last Modified: Oct 29 2020
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