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. Austin is also known for his role as James Garret in season 4 of Zoey 101.

Birth Name

Austin Robert Butler




Actor, Singer




Vocals, Guitar, Piano



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Austin Butler was born on 17 August 1991, in Anaheim, California, United States.


He’s currently 31 years old.

Sun Sign





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.

Family Details

  • Father – David Butler
  • Mother – Lori Anne (née Howell)
  • Siblings – Ashley Butler (Older Sister)

Marital Status



Girlfriend / Spouse

Austin Butler has dated –

  • Cody Kennedy (2007) – In 2007, American actress, Cody Kennedy dated Butler.

  • 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.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 6 feet
  • In centimeters – 183 cm
  • In meters – 1.83 m


  • In Kilograms – 68 kg
  • In Pounds – 150 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 39-14-28
  • Chest – 39 inches
  • Biceps – 14 inches
  • Waist – 28 inches

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

He wears a size 11 (US) shoe.



Professional Statistics

Famous For

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.

Film Debut

In 2009, Austin 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.

Television Debut

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.

Singing Debut

On August 18, 2009, Butler release his debut single Possibilities which he performed with Alexa Vega for Ruby and the Rockits series on iTunes.

Brand Endorsements

Austin has not endorsed any of the brands.

Austin Butler Favorites

  • Favorite Singer – Freddie Mercury

Austin Butler Net worth

Austin Butler has an estimated net worth of $5 million dollars as of 2023.

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, Austin 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 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, Butler began playing the role of Wil Ohmsford in The Shannara Chronicles, MTV’s television adaptation of the Terry Brooks novel The Elfstones of Shannara.


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