Timothe Chalamet Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 11 Mar, 2018
Facts of Timothe Chalamet
Date of Birth: 1995 , December-27
Age: 23 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Timothee Hal Chalamet
Birth Name Timothee Hal Chalamet
Nick Name Tim
Father Marc Chalamet
Mother Nicole Flender
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Manhattan, New York City
Religion Judaism
Ethnicity Russian Jewish and Australian Jewish
Profession Actor
Eye Color Hezel
Hair Color Dark Brown
Face Color Fair
Famous for Call Me by Your Name and Lady Bird
Affair with Lourdes Leon
Awards Dorian Awards, Gotham Awards, Hollywood Film Awards.
Sisters Pauline Chalamet
Siblings Pauline Chalamet
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American actor, Timothee Chalamet who was the third youngest nominee at the 90th Annual Academy Awards for Best Actor and the youngest one since 1939 is reigning over the industry. Chalamet created a buzz in the industry for his critically acclaimed role as Elio Perlman in Luca Guadagnino directed hit movie Call Me by Your Name and along with Lady Bird for which he was nominated for several prestigious awards including Academy Awards, BAFTA, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Chalamet appeared in several commercials, short movies, and series before debuting on the big screen.  He began his career as a child artist and now as a young actor he's miles to go in the industry. 

Chalamet was in a relationship with Madonna’s daughter, Lourdes Leon during his teens. Following the split, he has not been spotted with any ladies so he might be possibly single in the present days.

Early Life and Education

Timothee Chalamet was born Timothee Hal Chalamet to Nicole Flender (a real estate broker) and Marc Chalamet (an editor for UNICEF) on 27th December 1995 in Manhattan, New York City. Chalamet is Capricorn and he is American by nationality.  As far as his ethnicity is concerned, he is of mix descent (Russian Jewish and Australian Jewish).

His parents raised him with his sister, Pauline Chalamet (an actress) in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan. His entire family belongs to the film industry as his maternal Rodman Felder is a filmmaker and aunt Amy Lippen is a TV producer.  Harold Flender (later screenwriter) is his maternal grandfather.

In 2013, Chalamet graduated from Fiorello H. Guardian High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. He then joined Columbia University after the advice of fellow Ivy League drop out, Claire Danes. After a year in the University, he shifted to NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study to learn and pursue his career in acting.

When Chalamet was young, he wanted to become a soccer player. He spent most of his summers in France when he was just a child He also coached young boys in France but later his future guided him to be an actor. At the initial phase of his career, Chalamet appeared in several commercials and acted in several theater plays.



Timothee Chalamet made his debut in 2008 from the short film, Sweet Tooth following Clown. In 2014, Chalamet worked in comedy-drama film, Men, Women & Children starring Ansel Elgort, Adam Sandler, Jennifer Garner and Kaitlyn Dever among others.

Chalamet then appeared in a number of hit movies, Spinners, Interstellar, One and Two, Love the Coopers, Hot Summer Nights and Hostiles among others. He, however, is popularly known for his role in the movies, Call Me by Your Name and Lady Bird.

He has been also nominated for various awards for his performance in the movies.


As of 2018, Chalamet will be portraying the role of Nic Sheff in the upcoming movie, Beautiful Boy directed by Felix Van Groeningen. The same year, he will be also seen in the romantic comedy film, A Rainy Day in New York by Woody Allen starring Selena Gomez.

TV Series

Chalamet made his TV debut in 2009 from the TV series, Law & Order. He shared the screens with A-list actors Sam Waterson, S. Epatha Merkerson, Jerry Orbach and Steven Hill among others. He then worked in several TV series, Royal Pains, Homeland and Trooper among others.

Awards and Nominations

Timothee Chalamet, the popular American actor received various awards and nominations mostly for the movies, Lady Bird and Call Me By Your Name along with TV series and theater performances. Some of the awards he won are listed below:

1. Prodigal Son (2016)

  • Lucille Lortel Awards.

2. Call Me by Your Name (2017)

  • Dorian Awards
  • Gotham Awards
  • Hollywood Film Awards
  • National Board of Review
  • Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards
  • Santa Barbara International Film Festival Awards
  • Atlanta Film Critics Circle
  • Austin Film Critics Association
  • Boston Online Film Critics Association
  • Chicago Film Critics Association
  • Florida Film Critics Circle
  • Indiana Film Journalists Association
  • IndieWire Critics Poll, Kansas City Film Critics' Circle
  • London Film Critics' Circle
  • Los Angeles Film Critics Association
  • New York Film Critics Circle
  • New York Film Critics Online
  • Online Film Critics Society
  • Phoenix Critics Circle
  • San Diego Film Critics Society


Some of his nominated awards are Screen Actors Guild Awards, Irish Film &Television Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Empire Awards, Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, British Academy Film Awards, AACTA International Awards and Academy Awards among others.

Net Worth

Timothee Chalamet, the rising star rose to fame at the very early age. The actor with such fame has an estimated net worth of million dollars as per some sources but the amount is still under review. Chalamet gave some hit movies that made an impressive collection at the box office.
Some of his hit movies are-

Movies Budget  Box Office Collection IMDB rating Awards and Nominations Cast Members
Love the Coopers (2015) $24 million $42.2 million 5.7
  • Nominated for Golden Raspberry Awards,
Diane Keaton, Olivia Wilde, John Goodman and Amanda Seyfried among others.
Lady Bird (2017) $10 million $59.5 million 7.6
  • Won  Golden Globe Awards.
  • Nominated for Academy Awards and British Academy Film Awards.

Saoirse Ronan, Lucas Hedges, Laurie Metcalf and Odeya Rush among others.

Call Me by Your Name (2017) $3.5 million $32.2 million 8.1
  • Won Academy AwardsWriters Guild America Awards, and Critics Choice Awards.
  • Nominated for British Academy Film Awards and Golden Globe Awards among others.
Armie Hammer, Michael Stuhlbarg, Amira Casar and Esther Garrel among others.

Chalamat along with the cast members of A Rainy Day in New York announced to donate their salary from their movie, A Rainy Day to the Time's Up charity after the revelation of the sexual allegation against Woody Allen, a director by his adoptive daughter, Dylan Farrow.

Personal Life

Timothee Chalamet, the teen sensation, is yet to be married. Previously, Chalamet dated Madonna’s daughter, Lourdes Leon. They dated during their teen years in 2013 when  both were studying at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York City.

CAPTION: Timothee with his ex-girlfriend Lourdes Leon SOURCE: Daily Mail

The couple later broke up for some unrevealed reasons. After the separation, he has not been spotted with any ladies and has not introduced anyone as his girlfriend. So, the new crush of the town is currently single.

Chalamet is a good friend of pop star, Selena Gomez.

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