A rising actor, Charlie Heaton is well recognized for his role in the Netflix hit series, Stranger Things. He portrays the character of Jonathan Byers, brother of Will Byers played by Noah Schnapp

Early life

Charlie Heaton was born on February 6, 1994, in Bridlington, East Yorkshire, England. He grew up with his sister, Levi Heaton. Later, he moved to London and joined London noise-rock band, Comanechi as a drummer at the age of 16. He toured with them for over a year. 

Charlie Heaton when young

He made his acting debut in 2015 appearing  in the ITV crime drama series, DCI Banks as Gray McCready. Further, he also appeared in ITV’s detective series, Vera as Riley and also guest starred in BBC One’s medical drama series, Casualty

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His journey to Stranger Things

Later that year, he also appeared in a short movie, The Schoolboy, Rise of the Footsoldier Part II, and Urban & the Shed Crew. In 2016, he appeared as Mark in a film, As you are and as Stephen Portman in a movie, Shut In

Charlie Heaton is wearing  long coat

It was not until 2016; he got his breakthrough role as Jonathan Byers in the series, Stranger Things. He portrays the role of an introvert, an outsider at school and an aspiring photographer, who is close with his mother and brother. The TV show which finished airing its second season has started filming for its season 3 from April 23, 2018.

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More recently, he has starred as Billy in 2017 movie, Marrowbone. He is all set to appear as Samuel Guthrie in 2019 movie, The New Mutants. The movie is based on the Marvel Comics of the same name.

Charlie Heaton is wearing a brown hi-neck

 As of 2018, Charlie has not opened up about his net worth, but he gets paid $150,000 per episode in Stranger Things

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Has a girlfriend!

Charlie is currently dating his Stranger Things‘ co-star from the TV show, Natalia Dyer. After dating for more than a year and being spotted together on several occasions, they opened up about their off-screen chemistry at The Fashion Awards 2017 in London. The confirmation was a dream come true for millions of fans who were eager to see them together. 

Charlie Heaton with his girlfriend, Natalia Dyer

Previously, Charlie dated a musician, Akikko Matsurra. She is also the member of the band, Comanechi. Together, they share a son. 

Social Sites

Despite the busy schedule, Charlie manages to update his fans about his work and personal life on social sites. A young sensation has amassed a massive followers. As of now, he has 3.6m followers on Instagram, almost 100k followers on the Facebook page, and 6.6k followers on Twitter. 


Watch till the end to know how Charlie’s newly gained fame has sparked rumors of a child with his ex-girlfriend. 

British actor Charlie Heaton has gained fame for portraying Jonathan Byers in the Netflix supernatural drama, Stranger Things.

Recently, he has been making headlines for allegedly dating Natalia Dyer, who plays the role of Nancy in the series.

Though Natalia romances Joy Keery’s character Steve Harrington on screen, fans have become pretty obsessed with Jonathan and Nancy.

Fans have even started addressing them as Jancy.

Charlie and Natalie’s off-screen romance rumors have been swirling all around the web for about a year.

Last November, they were spotted holding each other’s hands at a restaurant in Nashville.

Afterwards, they were seen inseparable during the 17th Annual AFI Awards.

Charlie posted a snap of his feet in Natalia’s small shoes on Instagram, the same day they were spotted jetting out of LAX.

Recently, in early October, they were spotted holding one another’s hand in New York City.

Neither has confirmed their relationship status, but their togetherness spotted in multiple events suggest something is going on between them.

Fans have gone to social media to share their support for Heaton and Dyer’s relationship.

Recently, pictures of Charlie with a cute baby boy sparked rumors that he has a child with ex-girlfriend, Akiko Matsuura.

Akiko is a Japanese drummer and singer, who is currently associated with British bands “Pre,” “Comanechi” and “The Big Pink.”

Reports have it that Charlie and Akiko share a 3-year-old son and have remained friends for the sake of their baby boy.

It’s unclear exactly why this news is coming out now, maybe, it is due to his newfound “Stranger Things” fame.


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