Probably best known for his role in the 2017 hit film, It, Wyatt Oleff is one of the most talented young American actors in the modern-day film and television industry. At only 17 years (as of September 2020), the actor has made appearances in numerous high-profile films and television series. How well do you know this bubbly actor?
How old is Wyatt Oleff? The actor is 17 years old (as of September 2020). He was born in Chicago, Illinois on 13th July 2003 to Jennifer and Doug Oleff.
The actor’s parents are the owners of CHALK Preschools, originally founded in May 2005 in Illinois. After living in Chicago for seven years, Wyatt’s family relocated to California to allow his parents to expand their preschool business.
- Full name: Wyatt Jess Oleff
- Birthday: 13th July 2003
- Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
- Wyatt Oleff age: 17 years old (as of September 2020)
- Nationality: American
- Religion: Jewish
- Profession: Actor
- Parents: Doug and Jennifer Oleff
- Siblings: 1 brother and 2 sisters
- Height: 5 feet 9 inches
- Net worth: $900,000
Wyatt Oleff career life
Oleff was barely five years old when he started talking to his parents about his immense interest in the film industry. While he remains unsure of what inspired him to become an actor back then, he was quite fascinated by the story-telling aspect and playing different roles.
When his family moved to California, it became easier for Wyatt to pursue his dreams. The young actor’s journey to stardom began when he landed a role in the 2012 television series Animal Practice. This was followed by appearances in Once Upon a Time, Suburgatory, and Shake It Up.
Soon after the family relocated, Oleff landed his first-ever acting role in a Coldwell Banker commercial. This role helped him gain new perspectives on the cast auditioning process. After the commercial, the actor began getting minor roles in different TV shows.
After several television appearances, Oleff finally made his movie debut on the 2014 rom-com, Someone Marry Barry. A few months later, the young actor landed what is perhaps one of his most prominent roles to date when he was cast to play a younger version of Quill in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014). At this time, he was about 11 years old.
Wyatt Oleff movies and TV shows
The young actor has appeared in quite a number of films and televisions shows. These include:
- Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) as Young Quill
- Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) as Young Peter Quill
- It (2017) as Stanley Uris
- It: Chapter Two (2019) as Young Stanley
- Middle Age Rage (2013) as Oliver Bobeck
- Oh, Sorry (2019) as Sam
- Someone Marry Barry (2014) as JT.
- The History of Us (2015) as Young Andrew
- The Weight of Perfection (2020) Short Film, as Walker
- I Am Not Okay With This (2020) as Stanley Barber
- Movie Trivia Schmoedown (2017) as Little Star-Lord
- Once Upon a Time (2013) as Young Rumplestiltskin
- Scorpion (2014) as Owen
- Shake It Up! (2013) as Byron
- Suburgatory (2013) as Kevuel
Wyatt Oleff net worth
Despite his relatively short acting career, Wyatt's current net worth is estimated to be around $900,000. His earnings from different film and television roles make up much of his net worth.
Does Oleff have a girlfriend?
The actor is currently dating a beautiful girl known as Erin and often posts photos of her on his Instagram page.
Erin is an artist and has thousands of followers on her Instagram account.
Wyatt Oleff height and other body measurements
Standing at a height of 1.75 meters (5 feet 9 inches), the actor is relatively tall. He weighs about 60 kilograms (132 pounds).
Is Wyatt Oleff Jewish?
Yes, the actor is Jewish, a trait originating from his paternal grandparents. The actor’s father is of Ashkenazi Jewish ethnicity.
Wyatt Oleff is undoubtedly one of the most promising young actors to watch. Despite only having spent a few years in the acting industry, Oleff’s accomplishments and roles far outdo those of many older actors.
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