Asa Butterfield is a British uprising actor, best known for his character, Otis Milburn in the hit series, Sex Education. Many may not believe it, but this is not the first breakthrough work of Asa. In fact, his performance in the 2008 historical tragedy film, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas got him numerous nominations.
Among them, Asa, 11 at that time was nominated for British Independent Film Award and the London Film Critics Circle Award. Moreover, he has worked in critically acclaimed movies before being loved as Otis.
Just like that, his fans are unaware of the life of this young British actor. Hence, we have taken it upon ourselves to educate you on this matter. So, buckle up, guys.
Who is Asa Butterfield?
Asa Maxwell Thornton Farr Butterfield, better known as Asa Butterfield is a British-born actor who has been garnering much attention for his role as Otis. It is true that the Netflix series ‘Sex Education’ introduced him to broader demographics but performance-wise, Asa is a well-known name to the critics.
Some of his notable works include The Boy with the Striped Pyjamas, Hugo, X+Y and more.
Early Life, Family and Education
The uprising actor, Asa Butterfield, was born in Islington, London, UK. The talented actor is the son of Sam Butterfield and Jacqueline Farr about whom we don’t know much about at all.
But what we do know is that his father, Sam, is an advertising copywriter while his mother, is a psychologist. So, one can assume the family is highly educated on different levels.
Also, the young boy grew up with an elder brother, Morgan Butterfield, who is a professional drummer, and two younger sisters, Marlie and Loxie Butterfield.
(In Hebrew, his name “Asa” means healer.)
Likewise, Asa is a British national who belongs to white ethnic background. Since he started acting from an early age, many assume he never completed his education, but the thing is Butterfield is a high school graduate.
How old is Asa Butterfield?
One of the gems of the movie industry, Asa was born on April 1, 1997, which means he is 23 years old as of now. Also, he was born under the sign of Aries, the sign that is known for being confident, fierce, and bold.
Whatever his personality may be, Butterfield is a total cutie with his big blue eyes and short brown hair; the young actor flutters the heart of everyone. However, this adorable boy stands at 6 feet(183 cm) towering most people.
With such staggering height, he weighs around 70 kgs(154 lbs) and Asa is athletically well-built. It seems he takes care of his physique with much-needed exercises and diets.
Professional Career- Series and Movies
Talking about his career, Asa started acting from the age of 7 at the Young Actors Theatre Islington. After that, he secured his first on-screen role from the 2006 television drama, After Thomas followed by the 2007 movie, Son of Rainbow.
Likewise, his popularity shot through the roof from the movie, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas where he played the lead role of Bruno. He was only ten when he beat hundreds of candidates for the position.
After that in 2008, Asa appeared in the Merlin episode and a minor part in the 2010 movie, The Wolfman. Similarly, his performance in Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang(2010) received positive comments.
One of his prominent role to date came when he was 13 years old. Little Asa portrayed the lead role in Martin Scorsese‘s Hugo, based on the novel The Invention of Hugo Cabret.
Followed by the success of Hugo, young Asa was seen in a lot of other movies such as Ender’s Game(2013), X+Y(2014), The House of Tomorrow(2017), Time Freak(2018), and Greed(2019).
Also, his notable performances can be seen in television shows like After Thomas(2006), Ashes to Ashes(2008), Merlin(2008-09), Sex Education(2019-present), and 50 States of Fright(2020).
Is Asa Butterfield married?- Girlfriend and Dating
The young and charming Asa showed great chemistry with his co-star Emma Mackey, on the Netflix series, Sex Education. And frankly, people loved it and even doubted their authenticity. But as far as his real-life relationship goes, there is not much to gossip about.
Yes, this charming yet handsome 23 years old actor is still single at the moment. As far as we know, he has yet to be tangled with any rumours regarding his dating and love life. While many rejoice about the news, some are sceptic since he is not the type to blabber about his personal matter.
However, we are on it and will update as soon as we get some useful insight into it. So, you folks better stick with us.
How much is Asa Butterfield worth?- Income and Salary
Talking about his income, Asa is pretty much known for his acting ability in the entertainment world. He pretty much started as a child actor and slowly transcended into a phenomenal actor that we know today.
Hence, from his work experience alone, Asa must have earned sufficient amount to live a comfortable life. In fact, his net worth as of 2020 is estimated to be around $5.1 million.
Not to mention, the British-actor makes around $400k per month from working in the show. That is not including his other ventures and endorsements or brand deals. From what we see, Butterfield is getting the worth for his talent, and that’s it.
Social Media Handles
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