Finn Wolfhard is a Canadian actor best known for his portrayal of Mike Wheeler in the Netflix original television series Stranger Things. Lets check out some really surprising facts about this multi- talented prodigy!
1. He was born on born December 23, 2002.
2. Wolfhard was born in Vancouver, Canada, to a family of French, German and Jewish descent.
3. He is best known for his starring roles as Mike Wheeler in the Netflix series Stranger Things, and Richie Tozier in the 2017 film adaptation of Stephen King’s novel It.
4. Wolfhard got his first acting job from Craigslist.
5. He made his television debut as Zoran in The 100.
6. He also played a small role in Supernatural, that of Jordie Pinsky.
7. He auditioned for Mike’s role in Stranger Things via video, while sick in bed, after seeing an open casting call.
8. The role earned him, along with the rest of the cast, a SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.
9. In the Netflix animated series Carmen Sandiego that will air in 2019, he will voice “Player”, the titular character’s chief accomplice and friend.
10. His height is 1.7 m. (5ft 6)
11. He goes to Catholic school.
12. His 19-year-old brother, Nick Wolfhard, is also an actor. Since 2013, Nick has been featured in both shorts and videos, but is most prominent as a voice actor for anime TV series Beyblade Burst and World Trigger.
13. He makes $30,000 per Stranger Things episode.
14. He thinks Pennywise from It is scarier than the demogorgon from Stranger Things.
15. Despite starring in the newly adapted movie, he never finished reading Stephen King’s It
16. He has his own frog apparel with a company called Represent.
17. He’s a self-proclaimed “crazy frog enthusiast”
18. He sings and plays guitar in a band called Calpurnia
19. Aside from his own band, Wolfhard has appeared in four music videos for indie bands like Facts and PUP.
20. He also appears in and co-directed the music video for “Sonora” by Spendtime Magic, in which he plays yet another sneaky but well-intentioned teen with a crush.
21. His net worth is over $2.0 Million.
22. He co-directed a music video for the band, Spendtime Palace.
23. His father is a screenwriter, and inspired Finn to be an actor.
24. He loves such music bands as Tears For Fears, A-ha, Guns’n’Roses. He absolutely loves horrors and movies of Steven Spielberg. That is why he was happy to be a part of the “Stranger Things” cast.
25. His best friends are the rest of the stranger things cast.