Are you a big fan of horror fiction, have you watched Stranger Thing? If not we insist you should watch.
Stranger Things is an American science fiction-horror web series set in the fictional rural town of Hawkins, Indiana, during the early 1980s. The show has given us incredible six child actors and one of them is Gaten Matarazzo. The 16-year-old young lad has named himself as one of the promising Hollywood actors.
Gaten is also one of the richest young actors. What is his net worth? How much salary does he earn from Stranger Things? Is he involved in charities?
What Is Gaten Matarazzo's Net Worth? His Salary And Income Sources
The exact figure of Gaten Matarazzo's net worth is still under review, but according to the Celebrity Net worth, his estimated net worth is $4 million, whereas, Heatworld estimates to be around $2 million.
His main source of income is his appearance in an American science fiction-horror web television series Stranger Things as Dustin Henderson. In the first season, the kids in the series were paid approximately $10,000 per episode.
Gradually, it increased to $30,000 per episode in season second. With two superhit seasons and increasing stardom, their pay has increased drastically. Now Gaten charges about $250,000 per episode in the third season.
Apart from the television show, he makes income from his trademark "Yo Dudes" and T-shirt taglines. His T-shirts makes $25 each and sweatshirt for $45.
Now talking about the awards, he has won for the best actor for Shorty Awards and Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series by Screen Actors Guild Awards.
He is an animal lover and owns two cats, Joan and Jett.
Gaten Matarazzo's Contribution And Charity
As all are well informed about Gaten's rare condition. He was born with Cleido Cranial Dysplasia (CCD) which affected his teeth and bones for which he underwent several corrective surgeries. He lived a tough childhood, as frequently visiting dentists and using dentures for the support of his collarbone and teeth.
CAPTION: Gaten Matarazzo before surgery SOURCE: Zimbio
By using his celebrity status and fame to raise awareness about the condition. He established a non-profit organization CCD Smiles in 2016. Gaten did oral surgery, in October 2017, to improve his smile. The fund was provided by this organization. This organization gathers sum from donations and his income from the movies.
CAPTION: Gaten Matarazzo with CCD patients SOURCE: Instagram
Gaten in an interview said:
A lot of people can’t afford (dental surgery), so we’re here to help them get their smiles back through dental surgery or any other surgeries they might need.
As of December 2018, he has helped nine individuals suffering from the same disease and is expanding his contributions to society.
Gaten Matarazzo: Quite Facts