Quick Facts of Gaten John Matarazzo III

  • Full NameGaten John Matarazzo III
  • Net Worth$4 Million
  • Date of Birth08 September, 2002
  • NicknameGaten
  • Marital Status Single
  • BirthplaceLittle Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, U.S.
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionActor
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year2011-present
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Light-Brown
  • BuildAverage
  • Height5 ft 4 in or 163 cm
  • Weight59 kg or 130 lbs
  • Online PresenceTwitter, Facebook, Instagram
  • Horoscope Virgo
Gaten Matarazzo

There are numerous who have overcome physical disabilities to move forward and succeed in life. Gaten Matarazzo lies in such celebrity in spite of physical deformity and able to become established himself as one of the promising actors in Hollywood. Matarazzo is an American actor, best-known for the role of Dustin in the Netflix web series Stranger Things.

Gaten Matarazzo suffers from a rare genetic disorder known as cleidocranial dysostosis, that affects the overall face, skull & teeth development. Despite being miserable, he successfully maintained his net worth to be $4 Million. Most of his fans are being so curious to know about his girlfriend, or is he dating anyone currently? Let us explore more about him through the following Bio.

Gaten Matarazzo’s Bio, Wiki (Age, Sister, Singing)

Gaten Matarazzo was born as Gaten John Matarazzo III in the year 2002, in Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. He celebrates his birthday on every 8th of September, which makes his age 16 years as of 2019. Similarly, he belongs to white ethnicity and holds an American nationality. He was born to his father, Gaten Matarazzo Sr. and mother, Heather Matarazzo and grew up with his older sister Sabrina and younger brother Carmen who have acted in television commercials.

Gaten Sing anthem at Citi Field before the Mets game along with his sister, Sabrina

During his school days, Matarazzo used to travel frequently between New Jersey and New York City for his Broadway performances. He has mentioned that he was inspired to enter int the musical theater by his sister Sabrina. She supported him a lot and helped him to overcome every situation.

Gaten Matarazzo’s Body Measurements (Height & Weight)

Currently 16, Matarazzo has an average build with a perfect height of 5 ft 4 in or 163 cm and weighs around 59 kg or 130 lbs. Furthermore, he ha blue eyes and his hair color is light brown. However, his shoe size and body specifications like chest, waist and biceps measurements are unknown.


Matarazzo’s teeth helped the Strangers Things creators to write the story of his identity with something connected to it. And they finally decided to put his nickname as Toothless in the Season 1 of the series.

During an interview with Gaten’s costar Finn Wolfhard with the Canadian Press in July, he stated:

“Matarazzo was born without a collarbone, which affected the growth of his teeth. CCD can casual dental abnormalities like delayed loss of baby teeth, delayed appearance of adult teeth, and sometimes misalignment of the teeth and jaws.”

Later, Gaten went through a teeth surgery that pulled his teeth down. As of now, he has perfectly pearly white on the top.

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Gaten Matarazzo’s Career (Movies)

At the beginning of his career, Gaten appeared in stage shows such as Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (2011), Les Miserables (2014), and Cinderella (2018).

In 2015, Gaten made his television debut from an American crime thriller television series The Blacklist where he played a role named Finn, opposite to famous star cast Rachel Brosnaham and Diego Klattenhoff. His big break came in 2016 after landing the role of Dustin Henderson in American science fiction-horror web television series Stranger Things.

As of now, he has appeared in 17 episodes of the series and for his performance won him a Shorty and Screen Actors Guild Awards. Similarly, he received a nomination of Young Artist, Screen Actors Guild and, MTV Movie & Tv Awards.

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As of 2018, Matarazzo is playing the lead character of Dustin in Netflix original television series Stranger Things, starring Millie Bobby Brown, Winona Ryder, Finn Wolfhard, and others.

Previously, in 2017, Matarazzo was cast in an American comedy clip show Ridiculousness in seven more episodes. As of 2018, he has yet to make his official movie debut.

Find out Gaten Matarazzo’s Salary & Net Worth

Gaten Matarazzo has earned a good sum of the amount from his acting career. Similarly, he gained worldwide recognition for his performance in Stranger Things. By playing the role on Stranger Things, he is reportedly paid $250,000 per episode.

Back in 2016, he received $16,800 per episode (season 2). As per the Celebrity Net Worth, he has an estimated net worth of $4 million. Besides, he is living a rich lifestyle along with his family and siblings in a beautiful house resides in New Jersey, the United States.