24 Facts About Austin Butler


Austin Robert Butler was born on August 17,1991 and is an American actor.


Austin Butler is known for portraying Elvis Presley in the musical biopic Elvis, for which he won a Golden Globe Award and a BAFTA, in addition to a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor.


Austin Butler gained recognition for starring in The Carrie Diaries and The Shannara Chronicles.


Austin Butler made his Broadway debut in the 2018 revival of The Iceman Cometh and played Tex Watson in Quentin Tarantino's film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.


Austin Butler was born on August 17,1991, in Anaheim, California, the son of Lori Anne, an aesthetician, and David Austin Butler.


Austin Butler found that he enjoyed it and soon began taking acting classes.


Austin Butler attended public school until the seventh grade, when he left to be homeschooled to better accommodate his work schedule.


Austin Butler continued his homeschooling until the tenth grade and later passed the CHSPE, the state's high school equivalency diploma.


In 2005, after working as an extra on several television series, including Unfabulous and Drake and Josh, Austin Butler landed his first regular job as a background actor playing the role of Zippy Brewster for two seasons on Nickelodeon's Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide.


From that point on, Austin Butler began taking acting seriously as a career.


In May 2007, Austin Butler landed a guest starring role on the Disney Channel series Hannah Montana playing the role of Derek Hanson opposite actress Miley Cyrus, and in September of that same year, he portrayed Jake Krandle in the episode "iLike Jake" on the Nickelodeon series iCarly.


In February 2008, Austin Butler landed a main role on another Nickelodeon series, Zoey 101, playing James Garrett, the love interest of Jamie Lynn Spears's title character Zoey in the fourth season; previously, he guest starred on the same show playing the role of Danifer on the third-season episode "Quarantine".


In July 2009, Austin Butler starred in 20th Century Fox's family adventure movie Aliens in the Attic portraying Jake Pearson, alongside Ashley Tisdale, Carter Jenkins, Robert Hoffman, Kevin Nealon and Doris Roberts.


In February 2010, Austin Butler landed a recurring role as Jones on the CW series Life Unexpected, Later that year, he guest-starred in episodes of the Disney Channel sitcoms Wizards of Waverly Place and Jonas as well as on CSI: Miami and The Defenders.


Austin Butler 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.


Austin Butler then joined the cast of Arrow in the recurring role of Chase.


Austin Butler's character was a DJ and a love interest of Willa Holland's character Thea Queen.


Austin Butler co-starred with Miranda Cosgrove and Tom Sizemore in the 2015 thriller film The Intruders, and appeared in Kevin Smith's 2016 horror-comedy film Yoga Hosers about 15-year-old yoga nuts Colleen Collette and Colleen McKenzie.


Austin Butler made his Broadway debut playing Don Parritt, the "lost boy" in The Iceman Cometh, which starred Denzel Washington and David Morse.


In that same year, Austin Butler was cast as Elvis Presley in Elvis, a biographical film about the singer directed by Baz Luhrmann.


Austin Butler's performance received critical acclaim, as well as praise from the Presley family.


Austin Butler taught himself to play guitar at the age of thirteen and piano at sixteen.


Austin Butler was in a relationship with actress Vanessa Hudgens from 2011 to 2019.


Since late 2021, Austin Butler has been in a relationship with model Kaia Gerber.