Caleb Mclaughlin Net Worth

McLaughlin was born in New York City, New York, on October 13, 2001. He then moved to Carmel, New York, where he grew up. He went to Kent Primary School for six years and then spent a year at George Fischer Middle School. During this time, he was already going to auditions and trying to become an actor. He also decided to go to Happy Feet Dance School in Carmel, New York, to learn dance for a year. He also went to Brewster for a year to study at the Seven Star School of Performing Arts. After that, he went to The Harlem School of the Arts to study with Audrey Lynch, who had worked on “The Lion King.”

Caleb Mclaughlin Professional Life

McLaughlin’s first role was in the opera “Lost in the Stars,” which was performed at the Glimmerglass Opera House in Cooperstown, New York. McLaughlin got a part in “Noah Dreams of Origami Fortunes,” a short film that came out in 2012. He also played Young Simba in “The Lion King” at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway from 2012 to 2014. He also started trying out for TV shows and got guest roles on shows like “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Unforgettable,” “Forever,” “What Would You Do?” and “Shades of Blue.”

In 2016, McLaughlin got his big break when he was cast as Lucas Sinclair in “Stranger Things.” The show takes place in a small town in the 1980s and is a comedy-horror-science-fiction drama. It tells the story of a small group of friends, including McLaughlin’s character, who tries to figure out what happened to a high school student in their town and why strange things keep happening afterward. The first season of the show was a huge hit and broke a number of Netflix records for how many people watched it. The show’s cast won the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Screen Actors Guild Award for 2017. McLaughlin was nominated for the Best Performance in a Digital TV Series or Film – Teen Actor award at the Young Artists Awards and the YoungStars Award at the BET Awards. When “Stranger Things” went on for more seasons, McLaughlin kept getting praise for his performance in the role. In 2018, he won the Outstanding Performance by a Young Person NAACP Image Award. He was also up for the 2019 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Male Actor and the 2019 Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer TV Actor. The Covid-19 pandemic pushed back the release of the fourth season of “Stranger Things.” It will now come out in 2022.

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McLaughlin kept trying out for other roles while he was in “Stranger Things.” He got parts on “Blue Bloods” in 2016, on “The New Edition Story” in three episodes in 2017, and on “Lip Sync Battle” in 2017 with the rest of the “Stranger Things” cast. In 2018, he was in “Final Space.” From 2018 to 2021, he lent his voice to four episodes of “Summer Camp Island.” In 2019, he got a part in the movie “High Flying Bird.” In 2020, he will be in the movie “Concrete Cowboy” with Idris Elba and Jharel Jerome. The movie was shown for the first time at the Toronto Film Festival in September 2020, where it got very good reviews.

McLaughlin was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 Class of 2021 in the field of Hollywood and Entertainment in December 2020.

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Caleb Mclaughlin Personal Life

McLaughlin would rather not talk about his personal life or the people he dates. In an interview in 2021, he said he was single, but he also said he probably wouldn’t tell if he were in a relationship. Some fans think he may have dated his on-screen girlfriend, Sadie Sink, at one point, but the two have said they are just friends in real life. During the last episode of the second season of “Stranger Things,” the two kissed for the first time onscreen and in real life.

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