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Buddy Handleson Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Born Name

Buddy McKnox Handleson

Nick Name


Buddy Handleson in an Instagram selfie in August 2016
Buddy Handleson in an Instagram selfie in August 2016 (Buddy Handleson / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Danville, California, United States


Los Angles, California, United States




Buddy studied in Vista Grande and John F. Baldwin Elementary Schools followed by Venture School that allows flexible and independent study schedules for working children.

He had a studio teacher on the sets of his TV Shows to support him through school work.

Buddy also took lessons from the acting coach Romeo Marquez.




  • Father – Jay Handleson
  • Mother – Athena Poulos Handleson
  • SiblingsBrooke Melody Handleson (Older Sister) (Professional Cheerleader with National Cheerleaders Association), Amanda Handleson Terpstra (Half-Sister)
  • Others – Maria Mekus (Maternal Aunt), Jordan Terpstra (Brother-in-law), Oliver Terpstra (Nephew)


Talent Works, Burbank, California, U.S.




5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm


55 kg or 121 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

  1. Logan Quintana (2017) – In June 2017, Buddy came out as gay to his social media audience on Instagram and further declared that he was dating college student Logan.
Buddy Handleson and Lilimar Hernandez as seen in September 2015
Buddy Handleson and Lilimar Hernandez as seen in September 2015 (Lilimar Hernandez / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity


He possibly has Scottish and Greek ancestry.

Hair Color


Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Typical blue-eyed blond appearance
  • Often wears old-school prescription spectacles
  • Short and thin physical frame
Buddy Handleson as seen in August 2017
Buddy Handleson as seen in August 2017 (Buddy Handleson / Instagram)



Best Known For

  • Playing the lead role of Wendell Bassett in Wendell and Vinnie (2013), aired on Nickelodeon which was canceled after one season.
  • The main role of Newt in two seasons of another Nickelodeon show called Bella and the Bulldogs (2015–2016).

First Film

Buddy was cast in a minor role as Christopher Crump in the romantic comedy Coming & Going in 2011.

First TV Show

He had a minor, back up part in Disney’s Hannah Montana in 2009.

Buddy Handleson Favorite Things

Source – Dispatch, YouTube, YouTube, Mercury News, Danville SanRamon

Buddy Handleson in an Instagram selfie in July 2017
Buddy Handleson in an Instagram selfie in July 2017 (Buddy Handleson / Instagram)

Buddy Handleson Facts

  1. At the age of 3, Buddy was spotted by a former model and talent agent, Cathy Steele in Orlando, Florida who advised his parents to consider putting him in acting and modeling.
  2. At the age of 7, he did really well at kids modeling showcase in Florida after which his parents put him in an after-school acting institute and started taking him to auditions.
  3. Buddy started gaining visibility on various acting projects on TV at the age of 10.
  4. His TV show Wendell and Vinnie was shot right across the studio where The Ellen Degeneres Show is filmed, so the actor was constantly curious to know about the visiting celebrity guests.
  5. According to Buddy’s former co-star Jackie Radinsky, Buddy is just as funny off-camera as he is in his comedic roles on TV.
  6. He tends to get cast for roles much younger than his actual age. At the age of 10, he was cast to play the part of a 6-year-old.
  7. Buddy shared that the major struggle of being an actor is to hear a lot of NO before getting a YES.
  8. He was inspired by the movie La La Land (2016) and hopes to do a musical sometime in the future even though he confessed that he is not much of a singer.
  9. Buddy’s mother often warns him that the day he gets arrogant about being an actor, she will pull him out of the acting industry, no matter how old he might be at that time.
  10. To know more about the actor, follow him on Twitter and Instagram.

Featured Image by Buddy Handleson / Instagram

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