Mostly known for his role as Mike Wheeler in the popular Netflix series Stranger Things, Finn Wolfhard is a successful young actor, director, and musician. He also appeared in several hit movies on the big screen. He is part of a band named The Aubreys. As of 2022, Finn Wolfhard has a net worth of $4 million.
Finn Michael Wolfhard was born on December 23, 2002, in Vancouver, Canada. He is of German, Jewish, and French descent. His father, Eric, works as a researcher, and his mother, Mary, was an artist. He also has a brother named Nick.
He went to Catholic school before being home-schooled and finished high school in 2020. Before this, Wolfhard was already making steps toward the world of entertainment.
The young man got his first acting gig from an ad posted on Craigslist. He made his television debut in The 100, followed by a stint in Supernatural as Jordie Pinsky.
Wolfhard auditioned to portray Mike Wheeler after spotting an open casting call. He got the role in 2016 and became a leading figure in Netflix’s science fiction series Stranger Things.
The show became a huge hit around the world and was renewed for four seasons. Its fourth season is set to premiere on May 27, 2022. It will be separated into two volumes, with the second part set to air on July 1 of the same year.
In the cinematic adaptation of Stephen King’s IT, Finn Wolfhard got his first movie role as Richie Tozier. He also appeared in the 2019 sequel, It: Chapter Two. He also starred in The Goldfinch and Ghostbusters: Afterlife.
Outside of acting, Finn has done some voice-acting jobs in animated films. He voiced Player in the Netflix series Carmen Sandiego and Pugsley Addams in the remake version of The Addams Family.
When he wasn’t acting, Wolfhard was doing his job as the lead vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter for the rock band Calpurnia. However, the group broke up in 2019. So, he formed a new band named The Aubreys. They dropped their first studio album, Karaoke Alone, in 2021.
He also dived into directing. Wolfhard co-directed the music video of Spendtime Palace’s song, Sonora, in 2017. At 17 years old, Finn directed his first project, the 2020 comedy short movie titled Night Shifts.
Net Worth and Earnings
Each child actor was paid $10,000 per episode during Stranger Thing’s first season. That means Finn earned $80,000 in season one. Their pay was increased to $30,000 per episode for the second season, totaling around $270,000.
The main cast of child actors earned $225,000 every episode in the third season. That’s about $2 million for seasons three and four. This, along with Wolfhard’s other ventures, gives him a net worth of $4 million. Out of all the Stranger Things kids, Gaten Matarazzo is the richest with a $5 million fortune.
On Stranger Things, Finn’s character is in a relationship with co-star Milly Bobby Brown’s character, Eleven. This is why there have been rumors that they also date off-screen. But they are only friends in real life. Finn Wolfhard has confirmed he is dating actress Elsie Richter.