For talents, the age bar never is a hurdle to shine and become an inspiration. American teen actor August Maturo who stole the show after portraying Auggie Matthews on the Disney Channel's series, Girl Meets World didn't take long to echo his name on national as well as international platforms. It saw him a nomination for Young Artist Awards in 2015.
Turned professional as a child in 2012, Maturo has worked in numerous TV series along with films which include How I Met Your Mother, Dads, and Raising Hope among others.
August Maturo was born on 28th August 2007 in Ventura, California under the birth sign Virgo to American parents: Maha Maturo and Joseph Maturo. He grew up along with his younger brother Ocean Maturo and a sister, Michele Maturo. As of May 2021, the Girl Meets World actor is 13 years old and has a height of 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm).
From the early age of 3, he started acting. Maturo used to act in church plays and used to tell his mother about his passion. Due to his obsession, his mother hired an agent for him. Back in 2018, he was in 7th grade and started attending high school in 2020.
August Maturo started his career in acting from the early age of four when he was cast in the series, Applebaum. Maturo then worked in dark comedy-drama, Weeds with Mary-Louise Parker, Hunter Parrish, and Justin Kirk.
Some of his other works include How I Met Your Mother, Dads, and Raising Hope among others. He also worked in several Nickelodeon series.
Acting Career Big-Break From 'Girl Meets World'
Maturo's breakthrough came in 2014 in Disney Channel's comedy TV series, Girl Meets World which helped him to become one of the youngest children ever to offer a Disney Channel series.
In the series, he portrayed the role of Auggie Matthews alongside Rowan Blanchard, Sabrina Carpenter, Ben Savage, and Danielle Fishel.
Famous Tv Series
Moreover, the young actor made his move from the TV screen to films as well; was cast as Daniel in his debut film The Nun (2018) starring Demián Bichir and Taissa Farmiga. The American gothic supernatural horror film made a box-office collection of $365.6 million.
From 2017 to 2021, August voiced in the short-TV series Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures. Most recently, he worked in the film Slapface (2021). His upcoming short film Boys is currently under post-production.
As of 2021, August Maturo has an estimated net worth of $300,000. The American currently in his early teenage made a considerable amount of money through his acting venture- notably from the TV series Girl Meets World.
As per TMZ, in 2014, Maturo earned a salary of $8,000 per episode from the TV series. Whereas, as per The Richest, he makes a salary of $9261 per week which made him one of the richest child stars.
Salary and Earnings
Moreover, it was reported that if the series Girl Meets World, would run for Season 4 (but was concluded after Season 3), Maturo could have earned an increased payroll of $9,000 per episode.
Aside from acting, August Maturo made considerable earnings from endorsements on Instagram; he has paid partnership with Invisalign. As per calculation from Influencer Marketing Hub, Matuor's Instagram account has the potential to earn him $3,621 - $6,036 per sponsored post.
The child actor, August Maturo gained fame in a short period of time. Maturo has won the hearts of millions of fans from his acting; it did benefit him with earning as well as fan-following on social media.
As of 2021, August has more than 1.8 million followers on his Instagram (@augustmaturo), while his Twitter (@AugustMaturo) counts 191.6K followers. His social media are managed by his mother.
Celebrated their 24th wedding anniversary
Maturo's parents are married since 1997; they celebrated their 24th wedding anniversary on April 11, 2021.
The American actor's elder sister Michele Maturo is engaged to her boyfriend-turned-fiance Mat. Moreover, they are parents to a son named Thomas Musto.
Diagnosed with a life-threatening allergic
Maturo was diagnosed with a life-threatening allergic reaction at the age of 3. He is allergic to nuts, coconut, peanuts, and sesame. In an interview, his mother talked about his allergy saying,
"He was three years old and we were at a family get together, he tried a cashew for the first time and he started choking and gagging and his lips swelled. He vomited. I recognized those as symptoms of anaphylaxis and rushed him to the emergency room, where they gave him epinephrine, which is the first-line treatment for anaphylaxis. After that, we met with Auggie’s allergist, who then diagnosed him with his food allergy."
Some of his hobbies include singing and playing the piano. He also loves to play baseball.
by saru, 31 Aug, 2022