Who is Dylan Minnette?
Dylan Minnette is an American actor who is widely known for his appearance as Clay Jensen in the hit Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. He is famous for starring in the TNT series Saving Grace Simon.
Born on 29th December 1996, Minnette was raised in his hometown Evansville, Indiana, United States.
With English family background, the struggling actor went from suffering to have gigs to becoming a budding superstar with his breakthrough in the drama series Saving Grace Simon. He hit the rock bottom of his career when he appeared in the popular Netflix series 13 Reasons Why.
Dylan is also the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the band Wallows.
Childhood – Family
Dylan Minnette was born as the son of Craig Minnette and Robyn Minnette. He has no siblings and is the only son of his parents. His family decided to move to Champaign, Illinois but couldn’t fit in the environment. However, they moved to Los Angeles so that Dylan could pursue his dream career.
The high school Dylan attended is not known. In an interview with Jimmy Kimmel, Minnette revealed that he didn’t go to college and has no plans for college as he enjoys his dream career.
Guided by an agent in Chicago, Dylan enrolled in acting classes. At the young age of 7, he already started working on different local commercial modeling and business campaigns.
|Real Name/Full Name||Dylan Christopher Minnette|
|Age||24 years old (2021)|
|Date of Birth||29th December 1996|
|Profession||Actor, Singer, Musician|
|Hometown||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Debut Film||Game of Life (2007)|
|Debut TV Show||Drake & Josh (2005)|
|Parents | Siblings|
|Birthday | Zodiac Sign|
|Birth Place||Evansville, Indiana, United States|
Career – Works
Dylan made his debut in the acting industry in one of the 2005 episodes of the Nickelodeon series Drake & Josh. In the early days, he managed to earn his major appearances as Clay Norman in the crime drama television series Saving Grace and as Kenny in the supernatural horror film Let Me In.
He gained much recognition in 2016 for starring in the sleeper hit and horror film Don’t Breathe, a film that grossed over $156 million. In the following year, his career took a big turn when he was cast for the role of Clay Jensen in the Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why and film The Open House.
He is also credited for his role in several famous films like Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D and Goosebumps.
As of 2021, Dylan is ready to appear as Wes Hicks in the upcoming fifth Scream film.
Dylan is currently the lead singer and rhythm guitarist in the band Wallows. They launched their debut EP in 2918 and album Nothing Happens in March 2019.
According to his date of birth, Dylan Minnette is 24 years old in 2021. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.
With a quite muscular body, Dylan currently weighs 66 kilograms or 145½ pounds, and he stands at the height of approximately 5 feet and 8 inches or 173 centimeters. Having dark brown hair and blue eyes make Minnette more attractive and handsome for modeling and brand endorsement.
Dylan enjoys a very healthy lifestyle. Based on his workout routine, he is a vegan diet follower.
|Weight | Height | Body Measurements|
|Weight||66 kg in Kilograms
145½ lbs in Pound
|Height||5' 8" in feet and inches
173 cm in centimeters
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Chest Size||37 inches (94 cm)|
|Biceps Size||14 inches (36 cm)|
|Waist Size||32 inches (81 cm)|
|Hips Size||30 inches (76 cm)|
|Shoe Size||10 (US)|
Since he entered the entertainment industry, Dylan has probably made millions of dollars. It is surprising to know that at such a young age, he has already appeared on several blockbuster screens. In fact, he earned $150,000 from Goosebumps, $80,000 per episode from 13 Reasons Why’s Season 1 and 2 and $200,000 per episode from 13 Reasons Why’s Season 3.
Dylan Minnette has an estimated net worth of $8 million.
|Net Worth: 2019 – 2021|
|Income||Film, TV Show, Music|
|Net Worth in 2019||$5 Million|
|Net Worth in 2020||$8 Million|
|Net Worth in 2021||To Be Estimated|
Dating Life – Girlfriend
Dylan was believed to be dating Shake It Up actress Jazzlyn Marae before fame. However, the rumors turned to be wrong when Dylan got together with Kerris Dorsey on the set of 2014’s Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. However, they couldn’t last long and broke up.
Dylan was also rumored to be dating co-star Katherine Longford back in 2018.
Who is Dylan Minnette Dating in 2021?
Dylan Minnette is currently dating the lead singer of California-based pop band The Regrettes, Lydia Night. They were first spotted on a low-key date night at Knott’s Scary Farm back in October 2018. Since then, Minnette has been open on Instagram about how much he adores his beau Night.
Dylan even called Night his ‘valentine of the ages’ on his Instagram on 15th February. The couple enjoys very strong relationships, and fans look forward to seeing them getting married.
|Ex-Girlfriend||Kerris Dorsey (2014 – 2018)|
|Girlfriend||Lydia Night (2018 – Present)|
10 Facts Only Dylan Minnette Fans Know
- His full name is Dylan Christopher Minnette
- He is originally from Evansville, Indiana
- He is of English, German, Scottish, Irish, and distant Welsh, ancestry
- Minnette received a Young Artist Award for his work on Saving Grace
- His first major television role was Charlie Sheen in Two and a Half Men (2003)
- Dylan got guest-starring roles on other network shows Major Crimes, Nikita and Save Me
- 13 Reasons Why co-stars speculate Dylan pretty much resembles the character of Clay Jensen
- Minnette also has an appearance in rock group Shinedown’s “The Crow & the Butterfly” video
- His band Wallows was previously known as Feaver and then the Narwhals
- His band song Bleeding Man was used in the promo for season 2 of R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour