Austin Butler is an American actor and singer. He is known for his roles as James “Wilke” Wilkerson in Switched at Birth, Jordan Gallagher on Ruby & The Rockits, Sebastian Kydd in The Carrie Diaries and Wil Ohmsford in The Shannara Chronicles. He is also known for his role as James Garret in season 4 of Zoey 101.
Austin Robert Butler
Vocals, Guitar, Piano
Birthday / Date of Birth
Austin Butler was born on 17 August 1991, in Anaheim, California, United States.
He’s currently 27 years old.
Austin went to public school until seventh grade and later took homeschooling for the rest of his school education. At the age of 15, he appeared for CHPSE (California High School Proficiency Exam) completing his formal high school education.
- Father – David Butler
- Mother – Lori Anne (née Howell)
- Siblings – Ashley Butler (Older Sister)
Girlfriend / Spouse
Austin Butler dated –
- Cody Kennedy (2007) – American actress, Cody Kennedy dated Butler in 2007.
- AnnaSophia Robb – Austin Butler was RUMORed to be an item with AnnaSophia, who was Anna’s The Carrie Diaries co-star in 2013.
- Vanessa Hudgens (2011-Present) – Austin and Vanessa were first seen in September 2011 at a milkshake joint followed by a red carpet event. They were seen kissing at LAX nightclub in December. They are still dating each other.
- In feet – 6 feet
- In centimeters – 183 cm
- In meters – 1.83 m
- In Kilograms – 68 kg
- In Pounds – 150 lbs
- Measurements – 39-14-28
- Chest – 39 inches
- Biceps – 14 inches
- Waist – 28 inches
He wears a size 11 (US) shoe.
For his television roles as Jake Krandle in iCarly, as Jordan Gallagher in Ruby & the Rockits, as Sebastian Kydd in The Carrie Diaries and as Wil Ohmsford in The Shannara Chronicles. He is also known for his recurring roles in the TV series Life Unexpected and Switched at Birth.
In 2009, Austin Butler had his first acting role in the 20th Century Fox’s family adventure movie ‘Aliens in the Attic’, in which he played the role of Jake Pearson.
Staring his career as a extra artist, Butler landed his first regular job as a background actor playing the role of Lionel Scranton for two seasons on Nickelodeon’s Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide from 2005 to 2007.
He release his debut single “Possibilities” which he performed with Alexa Vega for Ruby and the Rockits series on iTunes on August 18, 2009.
Austin has not endorsed any of the brands.
Austin Butler Favorites
- Favorite Singer – Freddie Mercury
Austin Butler Net worth
Butler has an estimated net worth of $5 million dollars as of 2019.
Social Media Profiles
Some Lesser Known Facts About Austin Butler
- At the age of 13, Butler was discovered by a management company representative at the Orange County Fair, which kick-started his acting career.
- Butler began playing the guitar at the age of thirteen and piano at sixteen.
- He is of good friends with Ashley Tisdale, Alexa Vega, Cater Jenkins, Lindsey Shaw and Lucy Hale.
- In May 2007, Butler guest appeared playing the role of Derek Hanson opposite actress Miley Cyrus on the Disney Channel series Hannah Montana.
- In March 2012, Butler was cast as Sebastian Kydd in The CW’s Sex and the City prequel series, The Carrie Diaries.
- In 2014, Austin Butler had joined the cast of ‘Death of the Author’, a theatrical play directed by Bart DeLorenzo, at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles. He played the role of Bradley, a pre-law student with a double major in political science and math, and is set to graduate from a wealthy university.
- In 2016, he began playing the role of Wil Ohmsford in The Shannara Chronicles, MTV’s television adaptation of the Terry Brooks novel The Elfstones of Shannara.
- In January 16, 2018, it was announced that the series had been cancelled after two seasons. Producers later announced that the series is being shopped to other networks.