Austin Butler is an American actor, model, and musician. Beginning his career as a teenage artist, he won a million hearts with his umpteen television performances and outstanding characterizations in films.
Thus, with a career spanning over a decade in the industry, he has played demanding roles ranging from comedy to romance. He has also portrayed his musical skills on TV sitcoms where he has sung and played the guitar. He has been nominated thrice at the Young Artist Awards. He has worked under several big brands such as the 20th Century Fox, Nickelodeon, and Warner Bros. Let’s know more about him through this article.
What is Austin Butler famous for?
- An American actor, singer, and model.
Where is Austin Butler born?
Recalling his early life, Austin was born in Anaheim, California in the year 1991. Currently, he aged 28 years old. He is of American nationality and belongs to White ethnicity. Similarly, He is the son of Lori Anne (née Howell), an aesthetician, and David Butler. His older sister, Ashley worked as a background-actor alongside him on Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide. Further, his birth sign is Leo.
Where did Austin Butler go for education?
Concerning his education details, Austin went to public school until seventh grade and later took homeschooling for the rest of his school education. At the age of 15, he appeared for CHPSE (California High School Proficiency Exam) completing his formal high school education.
When did Austin Butler begin his acting career?
- Moving towards Austin’s career, The representative helped him procure minor roles in television shows. Gradually he took a keen interest in acting and began taking lessons for the same. He left regular school in grade seven and was home-schooled to cope with shootings and acting lessons.
- At the same time, he also learned how to play the guitar and piano. The first musical instrument he ever held was a violin. However, he learned the guitar faster and used to play it until his fingers would bleed.
- Until 2005, he worked as an extra on shows. Finally, he landed a role as a background actor on Nickelodeon’s Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide. His colleague and good friend, Lindsey Shaw got him introduced to her manager who agreed to work for him.
- His first major break was in the teen hit show Hannah Montana, where he starred in a guest role and played the part of Derek Hanson. On the show, he got to work with teen star Miley Cyrus, under the Disney banner.
- In 2007, he was cast as Jake Kindle on the Nickelodeon show iCarly in the episode iLike Jake. The following year, he landed his first recurring role as James Garrett, on the Nickelodeon family series Zoey 101.
- His role on Zoey 101 was his breakthrough performance, as offers came pouring in after he gained fame on the show. He played the love interest of the title character of the show in season 4, spanning 9 episodes.
- In 2009, He was offered the main role in the movie Aliens in the Attic, under the distribution of 20th Century Fox. It was an adventure movie, where he played the role of Jake Pearson, a dauntless lad who battles with aliens to save his homeland and family.
- In 2009, he starred in ABC’s family sitcom Ruby & The Rockits as Jordan Gallager in the main role spanning 10 episodes. In the series, he plays a teenage boy who has a crush on his cousin and loves playing the guitar. Thus, his viewers got a glimpse of his music skills as well.
- In 2010, he accepted a recurring role in the family drama Life Unexpected. Throughout the year he was spotted on television shows such as Wizards of Waverly, Jonas, CSI: Miami and The Defenders.
- Soon, he got the main role in Sharpay’s Fabulous Adventure, which was a spin-off from the hit movie High School Musical. In the film, he enacted the part of Peyton Leverette’ and received critical acclaim for his performance.
- From 2011 to 2012 he acted in Switch at birth, The Bling Ring, Are You There, Chelsea? and The Carrie Diaries. During these two years, he worked with huge production houses and excellent directors, which in turn helped boost his career further.
- With success as both a TV actor and a film actor, he joined the cast of Death of the Author, a theatrical play in 2014 at Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles. The play was directed by Bart De Lorenzo.
- In the play, he acted as a pre-law student holding a double major in mathematics and political science. The play was a hit and ran for over a month; his performance was critically appraised by numerous magazines.
- In 2014, he also got to share screen space with Johnny Depp, Lily-Rose Depp, and Harley Quinn Smith. Later that year, he starred as Chase in the TV show Arrow and co-starred with noted actor and producer, Tom Sizemore and the beautiful Miranda Cosgrove in the horror film The Intruders.
- In 2016, he signed the role of Wil Ohmsford in MTV’s fantasy drama, The Shannara Chronicles based on Terry Brooks’s novel The Elfstones of Shannara. In the series, he plays a half human-half elf, the last of his bloodline with the onus of saving his land from demons.
- He made his Broadway debut playing Don Parritt, the lost boy in The Iceman Cometh. Previews for the limited run began on March 26th, 2018, and the play closed on July 1st, 2018.
- In July 2019, he appeared in the Quentin Tarantino film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood as a fictional version of Charles “Tex” Watson, who considered himself to be Charles Manson’s, right-hand man. That same month, he was cast as Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann’s biographical film about the singer.
What are the achievements of Austin Butler?
Talking about his achievements, Here are several nominations which he has through his acting career:
- In 2010, he was nominated at the Young Artist Award, in the categories of Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Ensemble Cast for the movie Aliens in the Attic and Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) – Leading Young Actor for the show Ruby & The Rockits.
- In 2011, he was nominated once again at the Young Artist Award for his performance in the drama series The Defender in the category of Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actor.
Who Is Austin Butler dating?
Reflectin on his personal life, Austin has been in a long-term relationship with Vanessa Hudgens since 2011. Before Vanessa, he was rumored to have dated Cody Kennedy in 2007. Presently, the couple enjoying their love life without rumors of separation.
How much is Austin Butler’s worth?
Being a part of the entertainment industry, Austin earns a decent amount of money and popularity through his profession as an actor, singer, and model. Based on some online reports, his estimated net worth said to be $4 million at present. However, his salary is yet to be disclosed.
How tall is Austin Butler?
Observing his body statistics, Austin stands a height of 6 feet 0 inches and weighs around 68 Kg. Similarly, he has an athletic body with blue eyes and blonde hair color. Further, his other body information is yet to be disclosed. In the case of disclosed, we will let you know.