Charlie Heaton net worth Career and Personal Life

Charlie HeatonNet Worth


Charlie Heaton net worth: It is believed that Charlie Heaton’s net worth could be somewhere near $5 million. Most of his earnings come from his role as Jonathan Byers on Stranger Things, where he receives around $250 thousand for each episode, however, Charlie has gotten other roles before and after this show that also contributed to his total net worth.

In the first season, he received $10,000 per episode, a total of $80,000, but this amount rose up to $30,000 for the second season.

As for the third season, his salary was raised to $250,000 for each episode, meaning that his participation in the whole season was worth $2 million. His net worth is expected to grow after the release of the fourth season of Stranger Things in 2022, and his upcoming movies.

Is the name Charlie Heaton familiar to you? If you are a fan of Stranger Things, then definitely you know who he is. Charlie is a young British actor who has made his way through Hollywood in the last couple of years.

Heaton’s future seems to be very bright, that is why in the next post we will talk about the essential things you need to know about this upgrowing actor, starting from his net worth, his career, and his personal life.

Early Life

Charlie Heaton was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire on February 6th, 1994. He was raised by his mother in Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire until he was sixteen and he moved to London to follow his dream to be a famous musician and joined the band Comanechi, where he would play as a drummer for a year. He lived in London with his father.

His mother, Shelly Lowe, was a member of the National Human Rights Counsel while his father, Crispy Heaton was a musician who encouraged his talent in Charlie.

Heaton has a younger sister named Levi, who is also an actress. He attended Allerton High School in his local town and then went to City and Islington College in London.


When he was 16, Charlie Heaton started his musical career by playing the drums in Comanechi, a noise-rock band led by Japanese musician Akiko Matsuura. He toured with Comanechi for over a year before he formed his own acid band called Half Loon. Sometime after, his sister suggested he try acting, and he started doing commercials until he landed his first role on TV.

His acting career began in 2014, when he played a role in the short film Life Needs Courage, but his debut was the year after in the drama DCI Banks playing Gary McCready.

That same year he got a role in one episode of Vera, an ITV detective series, like Riley, and starred in two episodes of BBC One’s medical drama Casualty.

Charlie also got important roles in the short film The School Boy, Urban & the Shed Crew, and Rise of the Footsoldier Part II, all in 2015 2016 was a good year for Charlie Heaton since he got to co-star Netflix’s thriller film Shut In with Naomi Watts and Oliver Platt.

He also got to star in As You Are, a coming-of-age drama that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. This was also the year he got the role that impulsed his career, Jonathan Byers in Stranger Things. In the first season, his character was more of a support role, but in the second and third seasons, it became more relevant.

In 2017, he won his first and only award yet in the Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, though he was nominated again in 2018 and also got a nomination at the 2018 Teen Choice Awards as Scene Stealer.

Heaton has worked twice with Anya Taylor-Joy, first back in 2017 in the thriller Marrowbone, where he played one of the lead roles as Billy Marrowbone, and then in 2020 in The New Mutants film from Marvel as Samuel Guthrie, also known as Cannonball.

His latest appearances were in The Souvenir part II along with Tilda Swinton and Honor Swinton Byrne and No Future, both in 2021. Charlie will be appearing in the fourth season of Stranger Things in 2022.

Movies & TV

  • Life Needs Courage (2014)
  • DCI Banks (2015)
  • Vera (2015)
  • Casualty (2015)
  • The School Boy (2015)
  • Urban & the Shed Crew (2015)
  • Rise of the Footsoldier Part II (2015)
  • Shut In (2016)
  • As You Are (2016)
  • Stranger Things (2016-present day)
  • Marrowbone (2017)
  • The New Mutants (2020)
  • No Future (2021)
  • The Souvenir part II (2021)


  • Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (2017)

Charlie Heaton-Biography

Real Name Charlie Ross Heaton 
Birth Date February 6th, 1994
Age 28
Birth Place Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Nationality British
Profession Actor, musician
Religion Christian
Sun sign Aquarius

Physical statistics

Height 5 feet 8 inches

176 cm 

Weight 152 lbs

69 kg

Chest Size 38 inches

96.5 cm

Waist Size 31 inches

79 cm

Biceps Size 13 inches

33 cm

Shoe Size 9.5
Hair Color Dark blonde
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Slim 
Sexual Orientation Straight


School  Allerton High School
College City and Islington College


Father Crispy Heaton
Mother Shelly Lowe
Sister Levi Heaton
Brother None

Relationship status

What is Charlie Heaton’s Marital Status? Dating
Is Charlie Heaton having any relationship affairs? No
Is Charlie Heaton gay? No
Who is Charlie Heaton’s spouse? Natalia Dyer (Girlfriend)
How many children does Charlie Heaton have? 1

Favorite Things

Food Pizza, Chinese food
Color White, black, and red
Actor Dwayne Johnson
Actress Jennifer Lawrence and Scarlett Johansson
TV Show Game of Thrones
Movie Stand By Me

A Nightmare on Elm Street

Band The Cure

Charlie Heaton-Personal life

Before he was an actor, Charlie Heaton pursued a career in music, and when he was 16 years old, he joined the noise-rock band Comanechi where he met Akiko Matsuura, the mother of his son, Archie Heaton.

He and Akiko maintained a relationship for a couple of years and their son was born in May of 2014, but they split soon after.

Charlie’s son remained a secret at the beginning of his career due to his parents wanting to keep his privacy, however, the identity of the child became public in 2017 after Heaton was detained in LAX because of cocaine possession and couldn’t enter the United States, though he was mainly trying to go to the premiere of the second season of Stranger Things, it was revealed later that he was also going to visit his son, who resides in the U.S with Akiko. Charlie tries to see Archie as much as he can.

Charlie Heaton has been dating his Stranger Things co-star Natalia Dyer since 2016. The couple met on the set of the show where they starred as romantic interests and their romance scaled to real life.

Their relationship was teased on their social media and they were constantly spotted together but was never confirmed or denied until October 2017 when they were seen holding hands in the streets of New York City.

After the relationship with Natalia Dyer became public, they have attended numerous awards, events, and ceremonies together, and have talked about how much they enjoy working together.

As of 2022, Charlie and Natalia are still dating despite the rumors of their breakup, they prefer to maintain the relationship as private as they can.

Charlie has 4.3M followers on Instagram, though he is not very active, and he doesn’t have a Twitter account. He currently lives in London. Charlie has talked about how much he enjoys movies starring Dwayne Johnson, Tom Cruise, Scarlett Johansson, and Jennifer Lawrence. He is also a big fan of The Cure. Charlie loves going to Paris and his favorite clothing is from Levis, Stella McCartney, and Gucci.

Heaton is very good friends with most of his co-stars, including Milly Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Noah Schnapp, and Anya Taylor-Joy.


  • Charlie Heaton has been a big fan of soccer, especially of Arsenal F.C since he was 16.
  • Charlie enjoys playing music in his free time. He plays drums, guitar, and the keyboard. He also is into creative photography. 
  • Heaton was supposed to play Joseph Merrick in the 2018 movie Elephant Man, however, this decision was canceled after the casting was highly criticized by a disability charity organization. 
  • In October 2017, Charlie Heaton was detained at LAX due to possession of cocaine and missed the Stranger Things second season premiere because he was deported back to London. 
  • In 2020 Charlie had an interview with GQ where he said that he couldn’t live without his watch, sunglasses, his satchel bag, his Supergas shoes, cologne, Beats headphones, and an electric toothbrush, 
  • Charlie Heaton uses a tie pin his sister gave him on the first day of the set whenever he starts a new project. 
  • Stranger Things fans always get surprised when they find out that Charlie is British because his American accent is too good. 
  • Charlie Heaton often gets mistaken for Harry Styles and people usually think they are related. 

Final Thought

Though Charlie Heaton’s career started just a couple of years ago, he has proven to be a young actor with a lot of potential for different genres who is not afraid of getting out of his comfort zone. Hopefully, we will see him in more movies and shows in the future, meanwhile, you can return here anytime you would like to remember Charlie Heaton’s net worth and what movies he has been in.

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