Charlie Heaton Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 29 Jun, 2018
Facts of Charlie Heaton
Date of Birth: 1994 , February-6
Age: 25 years old
Birth Nation: England
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Charlie Heaton
Birth Name Charlie Ross Heaton
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Bridlington, East Yorkshire
Ethnicity Caucasian
Profession Actor, Musician
Salary $100k to $150k
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Face Color Fair
Famous for Stranger Things
Girlfriend Natalia Dyer
Children Archie Heaton
Awards Screen Actor Guild Awards
Music Group Comanechi
Movies The Schoolboy, As You Are, Shut In
TV Show Stranger Things, Casualty
Sisters Levi Heaton
Siblings Levi Heaton
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English actor, Charlie Heaton is famously known for his role in the Netflix's TV series, Stranger Things as Jonathan Byers. His performance in the series helped him win Screen Actors Guild Awards and also nominations for several awards. Before starting his career in acting, he played drums for the band, Comanechi.

As of 2018, Heaton is in a relationship with his co-star, Natalie Dyer. Previously, he dated a musician with whom he shares a child.

Early Life And Education Of Charlie Heaton

Charlie Heaton was born Charlie Ross Heaton on 6th February 1994 in Bridlington, East Yorkshire under the birth sign Aquarius. His parents raised him with his sibling, a sister Levi Heaton.

 

"You will find more happiness growing down than up"

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At the age of sixteen, Heaton moved to London where he joined London noise-rock band Coanechi as a drummer. He also toured with the band for months.

Charlie Heaton's Career

Movie

Charlie Heaton made his acting debut in 2015 from a short film, The Schoolboy. He then worked in two other movies, Rise of the Footsoldier Part II and Urban & the Shed Crew.

 

Without further ado let me introduce you to the darkness. #asyouaremovie

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The following year, Heaton portrayed the character of Mark in the drama film, As You Are starring Owen Campbell and Amandla Stenberg. As of 2018, he is working as Samuel Guthrie/ Cannonball in The New Mutants with  Maisie Williams, Anya Taylor-Joy, and Henry Zaga. The movie is currently in post-production.

TV Series

In 2015, Heaton made TV debut from appearing in few episodes of ITV crime drama series, DCI Banks. The same year, he appeared in some episodes of Vera and Casualty.

Stranger Things

Heaton's breakthrough came in 2016 after he appeared in Netflix's sci-fi horror web series, Stranger Things. In the series, he portrayed the role of Will Byers' older brother, Jonathan Byers, who is an aspiring photographer.

Regarding his audition, he says,

''I sent in an audition tape and then found out they wanted to know more about me and where I had come from. They ended up Skyping me from a Byron Burger in Hammersmith — it was the weirdest thing.''

''They said they were looking for people who weren’t necessarily known actors, and I told them how much I related to this character as I was from a working-class background and really into music. I was flown over to the US for a screen test and got the role very quickly. Then it came out and almost overnight it became a phenomenon.''

He worked in the series alongside Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Finn Wolfhard and Caleb McLaughlin among others.

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His amazing performance won him Screen Actors Guild Awards and several nominations including Gold Derby AwardsScreen Actors Guild Awards, and Teen Choice Awards.

Charlie Heaton's Net Worth

Charlie Heaton has an estimated net worth of over $1 million, as per some online sources, however, the amount is still under review. Heaton worked in several movies with a good collection at the box office. Some of them include:

Movies Budget Box Office Collection IMDB Rating Cast Members
Shut In (2016) $10 million $13.1 million 4.7 Naomi Watts, Jacob Tremblay, and Oliver Platt.
Marrowbone (2017) $9.9 million $11.2 million 6.6 Anya Taylor-Joy, Mia Goth, and George MacKay.

Heaton earns a salary ranging from $100k to $150k from the Netflix's TV series, Stranger Things. He also receives a decent paycheck from his social media.

He owns an Audi A5 worth $42600.

Charlie Heaton's Personal Life

Stranger Things actor, Charlie Heaton is in a relationship with his co-star, Natalia Dyer. The couple met for the first time on the sets of Stranger Things and eventually started dating. The duo is often pictured together in public enjoying each other's company. As of 2018, it was rumored that the couple broke up, however, they have not confirmed the news yet.

CAPTION: Charlie Heaton with Natalia Dyer. SOURCE: People

Previously, Heaton was in a relationship with musician Akiko Matsuura. They started dating while Heaton was part of the band Comanechi. The couple also shares a child, Archie Heaton, born in 2014. The relationship between the couple did not last long and separated for some undisclosed reasons.

CAPTION: Charlie Heaton with his ex-girlfriend, Akiko Matsuura. SOURCE: Daily Mail

Heaton often visits his son who is currently living with his ex-girlfriend. The couple is now amicable co-parents.

CAPTION: Charlie Heaton at Milan Fashion Week 2018. SOURCE: Daily Mail

Besides, he was named GQ's Best Dressed Man of 2018 at Milan Men's Fashion Week where he wore an avantgarde navy blue checked suit paired with white shirt and embellished with a red-black striped tie.

Legal Issues

When Heaton was heading to LA  to attend the premiere of Stranger Things 2 on 21st October 2017, he was caught with cocaine. He was denied entry into America and was sent back to the UK.

Here is the video where Charlie Heaton talks about Stranger Things:

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