|Austin Butler Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||August 17, 1991|
Austin Butler is an American actor, singer, and model who is known for playing Wil Ohmsford in the fantasy drama series The Shannara Chronicles, James Garrett in the comedy-drama series Zoey 101, Jones Mager in the teen drama series Life Unexpected, Jordan Gallagher in the comedy series Ruby & the Rockits, James “Wilkie” Wilkerson in the teen/family drama series Switched at Birth, Sebastian Kydd in the teen comedy-drama series The Carrie Diaries, Chase in the superhero series Arrow, and Stone Stevens in the Disney Channel Original Series Jonas. In addition to that, Butler has also been cast in films like Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Sharpay’s Fabulous Adventure, The Bling Ring, Yoga Hosers, Dude, The Dead Don’t Die, Life Life in in Space Space, Aliens in the Attic, The Intruders, and My Uncle Rafael.
Austin Robert Butler
Anaheim, California, United States
Butler started attending a public school but left it after completing seventh grade. To manage his work properly, Austin, at the age of 13, opted to complete his remaining education by homeschooling. He, though completed tenth grade by this method.
At 15, Austin finally took CHPSE (California High School Proficiency Exam) to finish his high school education.
Butler is hoping to attend a college, whenever the time is right.
Actor, singer, model
- Father – David Butler
- Mother – Lori Anne (née Howell) (Aesthetician)
- Siblings – Ashley Butler (Older Sister) (b. 1986)
- Others – Robert Talmadge Howell (Maternal Grandfather), Karen Ruth Bentley (Maternal Grandmother)
As a model, he was signed to William Morris Agency to do background work.
He has also been signed with Anonymous Content, Talent Management Company, Culver City, California, United States.
Vocals, guitar, piano
His net worth had been $4 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
6 ft or 183 cm
68 kg or 150 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Austin Butler has dated –
- Cody Kennedy (2007) – American actress, Cody Kennedy dated Butler in 2007.
- Vanessa Hudgens (2011-2020) – Austin and Vanessa were first seen together in September 2011 at a milkshake joint followed by a red carpet event. They were seen kissing at LAX nightclub in December. After a courtship period of almost 9 years, they separated in January 2020 due to a long-distance relationship. But, the split was friendly.
- AnnaSophia Robb – Austin Butler was rumored to be an item with AnnaSophia, who was Anna’s The Carrie Diaries co-star in 2013.
- Olivia DeJonge (2020) – It was RUMORed that he had a fling with actor Olivia DeJonge in January 2020.
- Lily-Rose Depp (2021) – In 2021, Austin and actress Lily-Rose Depp were rumored to be dating after they were spotted kissing in London.
- Kaia Gerber (2021-Present) – In December 2021, Austin was rumored to be dating model Kaia Gerber after they were spotted together in Los Angeles.
Race / Ethnicity
Austin Butler is of English, Finnish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Welsh, and Swiss-German descent.
Austin’s shoe size is speculated to be 11.
Best Known For
Playing Peyton Leverette in the High School Musical 2011 direct-to-video film Sharpay’s Fabulous Adventure and also for appearing in Zoey 101 as James Garrett in 2008 in season 4 (10 episodes).
As a Singer
He released a single “Life I Love You, Not” on iTunes on September 8, 2009.
He has performed various duets with Alexa Vega.
In 2007, Austin debuted with a short film The Faithful, where he played Danny.
First TV Show
Austin appeared in a live-action sitcom Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide for the first time in 2005 for his role as Lionel Scranton, which is uncredited. He, then, appeared in a total of 41 episodes from 2005 to 2007.
Butler likes to stay fit by going through various outdoor activities like basketball, cycling, and hiking. He also has a home gym, where he spends a certain time to stay in good shape forever.
Austin Butler Favorite Things
- Singer – Freddie Mercury
Source – IMDb
Austin Butler Facts
- Along with Austin, his older sister has worked as a background actress in Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide.
- He started playing at 16 and guitar at 13.
- Butler likes to collect guitars.
- He plays Sebastian Kydd in The Carrie Diaries.
- He started his career as a background actor in 2005.
- He has been friends with Ashley Tisdale, Lindsey Shaw, Alexa PenaVega, Carter Jenkins, and Lucy Hale. Also, he was the ring bearer at Alexa PenaVega and Sean Covel’s wedding.
- For his performance in Ruby & the Rockits, he was nominated for a Young Artist Award in the “Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) – Leading Young Actor” category in 2010.
- Alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch, Margaret Qualley, Timothy Olyphant, Dakota Fanning, Bruce Dern, and Al Pacino, he co-starred as Tex Watson in the 2019 comedy-drama film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
- In the past, Austin had almost quit acting to become a director.
- In the past, after shooting Baz Luhrmann‘s biopic Elvis, Austin was hospitalized after he had been diagnosed with a virus that simulates appendicitis.
- In January 2023, Austin was featured on the cover of W Magazine’s first issue of 2023, “Volume 1, Best Performances”.
- While growing up, he had a crush on Topanga (played by Danielle Fishel) from Boy Meets World.
- During the 2023 Golden Globe Awards, Austin won the award for “Best Actor” for his role as Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann‘s Elvis. In order to gain weight for the movie, he drank microwaved Haagen-Dazs ice cream and ate 2 dozen doughnuts in a day. He found his vocal cords to be negatively affected after he completed the filming of the movie Elvis.
- In February 2023, Austin was honored with the “Virtuosos Award” at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
- During the 2023 EE BAFTA Film Awards, Austin won the award for “Best Actor” for his work in Elvis.
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