Gaten Matarazzo is one of the child stars from Stranger Things and is now a bona fide celebrity as a result of the success of this Netflix series.
But just how much money did this cult classic yield Gaten, given that he was still an undiscovered talent when the series debuted. Also, how much wealth has Gaten Matarazzo accumulated and what is Gaten Matarazzo net worth?
The Squander will give you the scoop.
Gaten Matarazzo grew up in New Jersey. Interestingly, he has the same disorder, cleidocranial dysplasia, that his character has in Stranger Things.
What is cleidocranial dysplasia? It’s a disorder that affects the development of bones and teeth. People with this condition usually have underdeveloped or absent collarbones, producing narrow and sloping shoulders. Additionally, individuals have delayed maturation of their skull bones, tend to be shorter and have dental abnormalities. Gaten Matarazzo has used his celebrity to bring enhanced awareness to this condition.
Before acting in Stranger Things, Gaten Matarazzo made his acting debut in the Broadway production of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. He played the character of Benjamin. Additionally, Gaten Matarazzo had the role of Gavroche in the film version of Les Miserables.
In Stranger Things, Gaten Matarazzo plays the role of Dustin Henderson, who is one of Mike Wheelers loyal but goofy friends. For his acting in Stranger Things, Gaten Matarazzo received a SAG nomination.
An interesting question is exactly how much money did Gaten Matarazzo earn for his acting in the role of Dustin Henderson? Although Gaten Matarazzo’s paycheck was never published, according to TMS, Noah Schnapp, the actor who played Will Byers, reportedly made $10,000 per episode. Additionally, his contract noted that if a second season was made, his paycheck would go up to $20,000 per episode. Given that there were eight episodes in the first season of Stranger Things, Gaten Matarazzo could have made as much as $80,000.
So how much is Gaten Matarazzo net worth? Given his acting chops and his burgeoning music career, Gaten Matarazzo net worth is between $500,000 and $1 million.
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