A Canadian actor and musician, Finn Wolfhard earned wide recognition after he started appearing on Netflix series, Stranger Things, where he portrays the role of Mike Miller. The series has already aired two seasons and is all set to air its third season.
Early life details
Finn Wolfhard was born on December 23, 2002, in Vancouver, Canada, to a writer father, Eric Wolfhard. He belongs to German, French and Jewish descent. He grew up with his actor brother Nick Wolfhard.
His interest in acting emerged at an early age, after watching Tobey Maguire’s Spider-Man. It was the first movie that he ever watched.
Career in acting
At the early of 12, he made his acting debut in the independent film, Aftermath, in 2013 and earned a role in another film, The Resurrection, that same year. His outstanding performances landed him a guest role in a TV shows, The 100 and Supernatural.
Though he had appeared in several TV shows and films before, it was the Netflix series, Stranger Things, which lifted his career to the peak. It is an original Netflix's supernatural drama series, which premiered in July 2016. It has already aired it's the second season, and the third season is set to release this fall.
Finn auditioned for the role through video after seeing an open casting call, and then he grabbed the part of Mike Wheeler. He has garnered a massive fan following appearing through the series and also earned a SAG Award along with the rest of the cast.
Finn made his feature film debut in 2017, in the big-screen adaptation of Stephen King's horror novel, It. He portrayed the role of Richie Tozier.
On September 22, 2017, it was revealed that he was cast as Tyler in a film, Dog Days, directed by Ken Marino, which is scheduled to be released on August 10, 2018. As of 2018, he joined the cast of the movie, The Goldfinch, where he will play the role of Young Boris. The movie is set to premiere on October 11, 2019.
Further, he will be heard as Player in the Netflix animated series, Carmen Sandiego, which is due to release in 2019. He will also star in American supernatural horror film, The Turning. The initial release date of the movie is set for February 22, 2019.
Apart from his acting career, he has also appeared in Canadian punk band, PUP's two music videos, Guilt Trip (2014) and Sleep in the Heat (2016). Additionally, he also co-directed and starred in Spendtime Palace's music video, Sonora, in 2017. Being an avid singer himself, is the frontman and guitarist of a Vancouver-based alternative band, Calpurnia.
His successful career has played him off well. With a lucrative salary of $250,000 per episode from Strangers Things and his earning from several other ventures, he has banked quite a hefty fortune. As of 2018, his net worth is estimated at $3 million.
Is he dating?
Recently, Finn and his co-star, Millie Bobby Brown, has been in the limelight after Millie shared a cute picture of them on Instagram with the caption, “I am so blessed to have a great (on-screen romance) with this lovely boy! Eleven loves you.” This took a wrong turn as people misinterpreted her caption and started speculating them to be girlfriend and boyfriend, and their fans even started shipping them together.
To slam the rumor, Millie took the photo down and went live on Instagram. She claimed Millie and Finn are just good friends and great co-stars and that's what they'll ever be. She further stated, "And I want you guys to remember that Eleven is real. Mike, Eleven... ship it 'til the end, you guys. It's happening. But Finn and I are just friends."
So, probably Finn is single as of now.
Not only this, more recently Finn hit the headlines after a 27 years old model, Ali Michael, posted his photo and flirted captioning it "not to be weird, but hit me up in four years." He as a minor took it as a gross act to tease and said it is a form of "wrong sexualization." He condemned the action of the model and later apologized by saying that she had no wrong intention for sharing it. He further stated, "That was nuts. That was gross. That's good that she apologised, it's weird but... it's fine."
Finn is relatively active on social sites, where he keeps his fans updated about his work. He also shares about his bands and concerts. His social media accounts are flooded with followers, where he has over 10.3m followers on Instagram and 1.95m followers on his Twitter.
Finn Wolfhard is a Canadian actor well recognized for his portrayal of Mike Wheeler in the Netflix series, Stranger Things.
He was born on December 23, 2002, in Vancouver, Canada.
His father, Eric Wolfhard is a writer and his brother Nick Wolfhard is an actor.
He developed an interest in acting after watching Tobey Maguire’s Spider-Man.
Finn’s acting debut came in the independent film, Aftermath in 2013 which was followed by another film, The Resurrection, the same year.
His outstanding talents got him guest roles in the prime-time TV series like ‘The 100’ and ‘The Supernatural.’
But it was the Netflix’s supernatural drama series, Stranger Things that catapulted his career to new heights.
He gathered a huge fan base playing Mike Wheeler in the series and earned a SAG Award along with the rest of the cast.
His feature film debut was in 2017 big-screen adaptation of Stephen King’s horror novel, It, where he played the role of Richie Tozier.
He will be voicing the role of Player in the Netflix animated series, Carmen Sandiego, which is set to premiere in 2019.
Finn appeared in Canadian punk rock band, PUP’s two music videos, Guilt Trip (2014) and Sleep in the Heat (2016).
Additionally, he co-directed and starred in Spendtime Palace’s music video, Sonora in 2017.
Apart from acting, Finn is also a musician. He is the lead singer and guitarist of a Vancouver-based alternative band called Calpurnia.
Reportedly, he receives a huge salary of over $250,000 per episode of Stranger Things and currently has $3 million in his account.
|Birthday||December 23, 2002|
|Age||17 Years Old|
|Place of Birth||Vancouver, Canada|
|Best Known For||Stranger Things|
|Net Worth (USD)||$ 3,000,000 - Three Million US Dollars|