Charlie Heaton was a member of the noise band Comanechi before he switched to acting. As the band’s drummer, he enjoyed little popularity and success. His breakthrough came immediately after storming the film industry in 2015 as a member of the ITV series DCI Banks. The star went on to make other acting appearances in the same period rose to become a popular name in many households. Of all of his roles, he is best known for playing Jonathan Byers on the highly acclaimed Netflix supernatural drama series Stranger Things.
Early life of Charlie Heaton
Charlie Heaton was born to Shelly Lowe and Crispy Heaton, a musician, in Bridlington, in East Yorkshire, England, UK on February 6, 1994. The actor is British with a sister named Levi Heaton, who is also a well-known character in the film industry. Heaton and his sister were raised by their mother as they separated when children were young. His mother worked very hard for them to have a happy childhood. He graduated his school from Roleplay Middle School.
Heaton began his journey to greatness at age 16 when he moved to London to play drums for the noise rock band Comanechi. Heaton toured with them across the country for nearly a year and a half. In an interview, the actor repeatedly mentioned that despite touring, he was always penniless, and he was constantly looking for extra income.
After his time with the band, he quickly switched to acting in 2015. In the course of his growing film career, Charlie has received a nomination for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Achievement by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for his role in Stranger Things.
Gossip and Rumors
On October 21, 2017, Heaton was denied access to the United States due to the habit of consuming cocaine, resulting in being unable to attend the season 2 premiere of Stranger Things. Heaton was again on a plane back to London and had to withdraw his application to enter the United States. He denies accusations of using and possessing the drug.
- Acting in Stranger Things (Netflix series). In addition, the 26-year-old star played the lead role of Jonathan Byers. He is also a good friend of Millie Bobby Brown and other actors.
- Heaton also won the Guild Screen Actor Award in 2016. He received this award in the Oustanding Performance category.
In 2015, Heaton made his acting debut in the drama serial-crime ITV, DCI Banks as Gary McCready. Later he appeared as Riley in the ITV detective series Vera. He guest-starred on the BBC One medical drama series Casualty as Jason Waycott. In 2016, he appeared in the thriller film Shut In, which also stars Naomi Watts and Oliver Platt which was directed by Farren Blackburn.
In 2016, he took on the role of Jonathan Byers, the son of Joyce Byers played by Winona Ryder in the Stranger Things series broadcast on Netflix. The dazzling success of the series brought it great notoriety and opened new doors for him. In 2017, he played Anya Taylor Joy in Marrowbone, by Sergio G Sanchez. Charlie Heaton reunites with his partner in 2018 in the 11th installment of the X-Men franchise: The New Mutants. He plays Sam Guthrie / Rocket, one of the main roles.
The star stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and its body weighs 69 kilograms and is called a style icon. In 2018, Charlie appeared in a hot glossy retro photoshoot. In the photo on Instagram, subscribers observe the life of the favorite, evaluating his impeccable images and tracking pictures in the company of girls.
Charlie Heaton is always said to be blessed with growing net worth, he has more opportunities after playing Jonathan Byers in Stranger Things. Heaton’s net worth is estimated at $ 5 million as of October 2020. This English star benefits from his rise to power through the series Stranger Things, through his career as an actor and musician he leaves a lavish lifestyle. Charlie is also active on social media and has over 3.5 million Instagram followers. Charlie often uploads his vacation photos to his Instagram page.
Heaton won the Screen Actors Guild Awards 2017 Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. In 2018, he was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Awards as Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Stranger Things Drama Series. He was also nominated in 2018 for Teen Choice Awards Choice Scene Stealer.
Past affair and Son
The Stranger Things actor has a son (born 2014) named Archie Heaton who came from his previous relationship with former bandmate Akiko Matsuura. The actor’s baby mom, who comes from Japan, is a singer, guitarist, drummer, and member of the well-known English music groups Comanechi and PRE. She excels in music styles such as punk rock, avant-garde, experimental rock, and noise rock. She was a former drummer for the Big Pink Band and runs a personal side project called Sperm Javelin. Matsuura is famous for her stage antics and appeared on The Big Pink’s debut album entitled: A Brief History of Love.