Biography - Austin Butler

Last Modified: 8th Aug, 2023
Austin Butler
Best Known For
Switched at Birth (TV series)
Net Worth
$4.00M Under Review
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Austin Robert Butler N/A
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August 17, 1991 (age 32)
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David Butler
David Butler
Ashley Butler
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Lori Anne Howell
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Kaia Gerber
Olivia DeJonge
Vanessa Hudgens
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Cody Kennedy
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Who is Austin Butler?

Austin Butler is an American actor who has been acting since he was a child.

Austin Butler – Age, Parents, Siblings

Austin Butler whose real name/birth name is Austin Robert Butler was born on August 17, 1991, in Anaheim, California, U.S.A. His mother is Lori Anne Howell, an aesthetician, and his father is named David Butler. He also has an older sister named Ashley Butler. The siblings had worked together on Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide.

Source: Instagram (young Austin Butler with sister Ashley Butler)

Education, Ethnicity

Butler used to attend a public school but later shifted to home-schooling to accommodate his work schedule. To graduate from high school, Austin Butler took the CHSPE.

His ethnicity includes English, Welsh, Scottish, Irish, and Finnish.

Austin Butler – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Affair, Divorce

Butler was rumored to be in a relationship with actress Cody Kennedy. But the rumors were never addressed by either of them.

Austin Butler was in a relationship with actress Vanessa Hudgens. They had started dating in 2011. In December 2017, rumors circulated that he was engaged to girlfriend Vanessa Hudgens after she was seen with a ring on her finger. However, the rumors were put to rest when she clarified on Twitter that they are not engaged to be married. However, after more than 8 years of dating, the pair broke up in January 2020.

Just a month after breaking up Butler was rumored to be romantically involved with his Elvis costar Olivia DeJonge after he shared a picture of himself with DeJonge and Polly Bennett on Instagram.

In December 2021, rumors sparked that he was dating model Kaia Gerber. They made their red carpet debut at the 2022 Met Gala.

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Source: Yahoo (Austin Butler with Kaia Gerber)

Austin Butler – Career

Early Days

Austin Butler's career in acting started when he was around the age of 13. Butler caught the attention of a representative from a background-acting management company at the Orange County Fair. The agent approached Butler and even helped him to get started as an actor. Butler then came to the realization that he loved acting. So, he started to take acting lessons.

By 2005, he had worked as an extra in several TV series but still did not have the big break he needed. He worked as a background actor for two seasons on Nickelodeon's Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide. A good friend of Austin Butler, Lindsey Shaw introduced him to her manager Pat Cutler. Cutler offered to represent him.

Then in May 2007, Butler landed a guest role of Derek Hanson in the Disney Channel series Hannah Montana. This offered him a greater stage and was soon seen starring in iCarly (September 2007), Zoey 101 (February 2008), Out of Jimmy's Head (March 2008). 

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Source: Pinterest (Austin Butler)

Films, Series

Austin Butler gradually got into movies. In July 2009, he was cast in Aliens in the Attic alongside Ashley Tisdale, Carter Jenkins, Robert Hoffman, Kevin Nealon, and Doris Roberts. This was followed by roles in ABC’s Ruby & The Rockits, Life Unexpected (Feb 2010), Wizards Of Waverly Place, Jonas, CSI: Miami, The Defenders, Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure (2011).

Finally, in 2011, he landed his breakthrough role- as Wilke in ABC’s series Switched at Birth. The same year Austin Butler portrayed Zack Garvey in The Bling Ring. 

Other Shows and movies Austin Butler has starred in include- Are You There, Chelsea? (2012), The Carrie Diaries (2012), Death of the Author  (2014), Yoga Hosers (2014),  Arrow, The Intruders, The Shannara Chronicles (2016), The Iceman Cometh, Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (2019), among others.


On the set of The Shannara Chronicles, Austin Butler has worked with Manu Bennett, Poppy Drayton, Aaron Jakubenko, Marcus Vanco, and Vanessa Morgan.

Source: Collider (Austin Butler in season two of The Shannara Chronicles)

Other interests

Besides acting Butler is also an amateur musician. He started playing guitar at 13 and piano at 16. He loves creating and writing music. Other hobbies of his are collecting guitar, playing basketball, hiking, cycling, and exercising in his home Gym.

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Austin Butler – Awards, Nominations

He was nominated in 2010 for Young Artist Awards in the category Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) – Leading Young Actor and Best Performance in a Feature Film Young Ensemble Cast, which he shared with Megan Parker, Henri Young, Regan Young, and Carter Jenkins.

In 2011, he was again nominated for Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actor 18–21 in Young Artist Awards for his role in The Defenders.

Austin Butler – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Butler is estimated at around $4 million while the figure on his annual salary is under review.

Austin Butler – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Austin Butler is followed by millions of followers.

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