Facts About Austin Butler: Age, Relationships, Career, Elvis Actor’s Net Worth and More…

February 21, 2022, 6:00 PM

Austin Butler has been cast in the lead role in Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming Elvis Presley biopic.

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By Thomas Curtis Horsfall

Soon to star in the highly anticipated Elvis Presley biopic, Austin Butler is one of Hollywood’s most exciting young talents.

Here’s everything you need to know about the up-and-coming actor:

Who is Austin Butler?

Austin Butler said being cast as Elvis Presley was

Austin Butler said being cast as Elvis Presley was “one of the biggest wake-up calls of my life”.

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Austin Butler is an American film, television and Broadway actor and singer.

His most significant acting role to date is the lead role in Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Presley biopic. Elvis alongside Tom Hanks, which is scheduled for release on June 22, 2022.

Butler has also appeared in a number of film roles such as Manson Family member Tex Watson in Quentin Tarantino. Once upon a time in Hollywoodand Jim Jarmusch The dead don’t die.

He has been a regular character in various television series, such as Switched at birth and MTV The Shannara Chroniclesbefore making his Broadway debut as “Lost Boy” Don Parritt in Denzel Washington’s revival of The ice cream man is coming in 2018.

Throughout his career he has been nominated three times for the Young Artist Award.

How old is Austin Butler and where was he born?

Austin was homeschooled for several years as his acting career began.

Austin was homeschooled for several years as his acting career began.

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Austin Butler was born on August 17, 1991 in California, United States. He turns 31 in 2022.

His parents are Lori Anne, a beautician, and David Butler. He has an older sister Ashley who is also an actress.

How did Austin Butler get his start as an actor?

Butler (left) has appeared regularly on a number of children's television series.

Butler (left) has appeared regularly on a number of children’s television series.

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When he was 13, Butler was approached by an acting rep who said he would help blaze a trail in the entertainment industry.

He soon began taking acting lessons and soon after scored roles on Nickelodeon and Disney Channel series such as Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide (which also starred her sister Ashley) and Hannah Montana alongside Miley Cyrus.

Deciding he would take acting seriously, Butler then moved on to more established roles such as James “Wilke” Wilkerson on the ABC Family series. Switched at birth and The bling ring with Dirty Dancing’s Jennifer Gray playing her mother.

In which films has Austin Butler appeared?

Elvis

Once upon a time in Hollywood

Intruders

The dead don’t die

Yoga pants

Is Austin Butler in a relationship?

Butler with his ex-girlfriend Vanessa Hudgens at the premiere of Once Upon A Time In Hollywood in 2019. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

Butler with ex-girlfriend Vanessa Hudgens at the 2019 Once Upon A Time In Hollywood premiere. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic).

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Austin Butler is reportedly in a relationship with American model Kaia Gerber, daughter of supermodel Cindy Crawford.

He was in a long-term relationship with fellow Disney Channel actress Vanessa Hudgens from 2011 until their split in 2020.

Butler was also romantically involved with Johnny Depp’s daughter, Lily-Rose Depp.

What is Austin Butler’s net worth?

Austin Butler in 2015. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Austin Butler in 2015. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images).

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Austin Butler’s estimated net worth is $4 million.

Anything else we should know about Austin Butler?

Baz Luhrmann's biopic Elvis is set to be released on June 22, 2022.

Baz Luhrmann’s biopic Elvis is set to be released on June 22, 2022.

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Despite being a relatively unknown actor, Austin Butler beat out fierce competition from Harry Styles, baby driver actor Ansel Elgort, and Whiplash actor Miles Teller to score the lead role in the upcoming Elvis biopic.

The film’s director, Baz Luhrmann, raved about Butler after he was announced in the lead role, saying he had the unique ability “to embody the spirit of one of the musical figures most iconic in the world.

To portray the king, Butler dyed his hair black as he is naturally blonde.

He is an avid musician himself, having played guitar and piano since he was 13 and even collects rare guitars.