Finn Wolfhard Biography
Finn Wolfhard is a Canadian actor and musician of French, German, and Jewish descent famous for playing the role of Mike Wheeler in Netflix’s Stranger Things. Further, he has acted in It, its sequel It: Chapter Two, and Ghostbusters: Afterlife.
Finn Wolfhard Career
Wolfhard is famous for playing the role of Mike Wheeler in Netflix’s Stranger Things. Further, he has acted in It, its sequel It: Chapter Two, and Ghostbusters: Afterlife. He secured his initial job from Craigslist. In 2014, he had his TV and acting debut in the role of Zoran in The 100.
The next year, he starred in Supernatural in the role of Jordie Pinsky. He, Noah Schnapp, Gaten Matarazzo, and Caleb McLaughlin contested against each other in a 2017 episode of Spike’s Lip Sync Battle. In July 2017, he co-directed his initial music video with Josh Ovalle for the band Spendtime Palace’s song “Sonora.”
He had his feature film debut with the role of Richie Tozier in It. In October 2017, he departed from his previous agency, APA, and dismissed his previous agent Tyler Grasham after pleas that Tyler had sexually assaulted aspiring young male actors.
He later signed with CAA, a talent agency, in January 2018. Wolfhard played the role of Tyler in Dog Days. Next, he starred in Netflix’s Carmen Sandiego in the role of Player,” Carmen’s chief accomplice and friend. He made his modeling debut in Saint Laurent’s Fall/Winter ’19 campaign.
Further, he recurred his role as young Richie in flashbacks for It’s sequel, It Chapter Two in 2019. The same year, he starred in The Goldfinch where he played Young Boris Pavlikovsky. He got the role due to his ear-perfect Russian accent since the film’s director, John Crowley, wanted to cast a real Russian actor for the role.
Wolfhard voiced Pugsley Addams in The Addams Family. Variety listed him in their Hollywood Youth Impact Report from 2017 to 2019. In 2018 and 2019, The Hollywood Reporter listed among their top 30 stars under 18 list.
Further, he played the role of Miles in The Turning and co-starred in the anthology film Omniboat: A Fast Boat Fantasia in 2020. He starred in Rules for Werewolves. Additionally, he provided voiceovers in Smiling Friends and JJ Villard’s Fairy Tales.
Moreover, he starred in Home Movie: The Princess Bride which raised money for World Central Kitchen. Also, he did a live reading of The Princess Bride’s script for a Democratic Party of Wisconsin charity event in September 2020
When he was 17, he had his directorial debut with the short film, Night Shifts. The following year, he released the film on YouTube. He co-starred in When You Finish Saving the World where he starred and voiced a 15-year-old who records audio sessions to a futuristic bot therapist, Ziggy Katz.
In July 2020, it was announced that he and his brother Nick would play twin brothers in NEW-GEN. He was named in Forbes 30 Under 30 class of 2020 in the category of Hollywood and entertainment. Wolfhard co-starred in Ghostbusters: Afterlife where he played the son of Coon’s single mother.
Additionally, he is to star in A24’s The Legend of Ochi alongside Willem Dafoe, Emily Watson, and Helena Zengel. In November 2021, he announced that he was working as a director of a feature-length film. In 2022, he joined the cast of Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio.
Wolfhard served as the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, and songwriter for Vancouver-based rock band Calpurnia, until the band’s November 2019 split. A few weeks later, Wolfhard’s new band, The Aubreys debuted on the soundtrack of The Turning. It has Calpurnia drummer, Malcolm Craig.
The Aubreys issued their single, “Loved One” on March 10, 2020, and their debut EP “Soda & Pie” through AWAL, on March 13, 2020. On August 17, 2020, their next single, “Smoke Bomb,” was released. On January 12, 2021, they released their initial collaboration AA single with Lunar Vacation. Additionally, their second single, “Sand in My Bed,” was released on February 14, 2021.
Finn Wolfhard Age
Wolfhard was born on December 23, 2002, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is 20 years old as of 2023. Wolfhard celebrates his birthday every December 23rd annually.
Finn Wolfhard Height
Wolfhard stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 11 inches.
Finn Wolfhard Family
Wolfhard’s father is named Eric. Eric works as a researcher on Indigenous land claims in Canada. Also, he has a brother named Nick. Even so, he has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents.
Finn Wolfhard Girlfriend/ Dating
Wolfhard is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of him being in any past relationship with anyone.
Is Finn Wolfhard Gay?
Wolfhard is very private about his personal life therefore information regarding whether or not he is gay is unavailable. However, we will update this information once it’s available to the public.
Finn Wolfhard Net Worth
Wolfhard has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $10 Million which he has earned through being an actor.
Finn Wolfhard Stranger Things
Since 2016, Wolfhard has played the role of Mike Wheeler in Netflix’s Stranger Things. One of the central characters, Wheeler the main group of kids. He is the boyfriend of Eleven, the best friend of Dustin Henderson, Lucas Sinclair, Will Byers, and Max Mayfield, and the younger brother of Nancy Wheeler.
Wolfhard auditioned for the character via video after seeing an open casting call. In 2017, he received nominations for the Young Artist Awards in the category of Best Performance in a Digital TV Series or Film – Teen Actor and Teen Choice Awards in the category of Choice Breakout TV Star.
Additionally, he won Screen Actors Guild Awards in the category of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. In 2018, he received nominations for Screen Actors Guild Awards in the category of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.
The same year, he received MTV Movie & TV Awards in the category of Best Kiss (with Millie Bobby Brown) and a nomination for Teen Choice Awards in the category of Choice Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor. The following year, he received a nomination for the Teen Choice Awards(Choice Summer TV Actor) and People’s Choice Awards(The Male TV Star of 2019).
In 2020, he received a nomination for Screen Actors Guild Award (Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series). The following year, he received a nomination for Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards(Favorite Male TV Star). In 2023, he won the Kids’ Choice Awards in the category of Favorite Male TV Star (Family).
Finn Wolfhard Milly Bobby Brown
Wolfhard and Bobby co-star alongside each other in Netflix’s Stranger Things.
Finn Wolfhard Instagram
Wolfhard has an active Instagram account which has over 24.2 Million followers. Click Here to view his Instagram account.
Finn Wolfhard Upcoming Works
Wolfhard is set to star in Hell of a Summer(2023), Untitled Ghostbusters: Afterlife sequel(2024), and The Legend of Ochi.
Finn Wolfhard Movies and TV Shows
During his career, Wolfhard has starred in a number of films and TV shows such as
- Howard Lovecraft and the Kingdom of Madness
- Omniboat: A Fast Boat Fantasia
- How It Ends
- The Addams Family
- The Goldfinch
- Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio