Asa Butterfield is a very talented and young actor who hails from Islington, London. The actor Asa Butterfield rose to fame after appearing in Martin Scorsese’s drama movie, “Hugo” as Hugo Cabret. She is also a musician and producer who is the ci-designer of a video game for Apple.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Asa Butterfield’s birthdate is 1st April 1997 and her birthplace is Islington, London. The talented actor is a British citizen and she has been following the Christian religion. Similarly, Asa Butterfield is twenty-four years old as of 2021 and her sun sign is Aries. The full name of Asa Butterfield is Asa Maxwell Thornton Farr Butterfield. Asa Butterfield’s father’s name is Sam Butterfield and her mother’s name is Jacqueline Farr.
Also, Butterfield has three siblings and their names are Loxie Butterfield, Marlie Butterfield, and Morgan Butterfield. When the actor was born, he got the nickname “Maxwell Thornton” which after some time changed into “Bopp” on his passport (after the Hale-Bopp comet).
As for education, Asa Butterfield went to join the secondary school Stoke Newington School & 6th Form. After going to the school on Friday afternoons, Asa was also acting at the Young Actors’ Theatre, Islington.
Career and Professional Life
When Asa Butterfield was just eight years old, he and his talent were found at the Young Actors’ Theatre Islington by a casting director. In the year 2006, Asa’s professional career as an actor started and in the same year, he was present in the telefilm “After Thomas”. In the same telefilm, Asa got a small character of Andrew. Then, the actor was working for his 1st feature in the comedy movie “Son of Rambow” in the year 2007. In the next year, Asa Butterfield was present as a guest in BBC One’s crime-drama “Ashes to Ashes”.
Butterfield then got one of the 2 main characters in Mark Herman’s “The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas” in the year 2008. The other character in the same movie was done by Jack Scanlon. Moreover, the movie was all about John Boyne’s novel of a similar name. It was a holocaust drama in which Asa’s role was of Bruno who is the younger son of a Nazi officer. The actor’s gloomy, emotional, and great act promoted Asa to gain huge recognition for the 1st time. In the year 2008, the actor was present as the repetitive character of Mordred in the famous fantasy-adventure series, “Merlin”.
The actor then got another huge success in the year 2010 after getting the chance to be in the fantasy and comedy family movie, “Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang”. In the same series, Asa Butterfield was cast against other several artists such as Emma Thompson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maggie Smith, and also Ewan McGregor. Additionally, the actor acted as Andrew “Ender” Wiggin in the movie, “Ender’s Game” in the year 2013. This film was also a hit and as it was getting several positive comments, Asa’s performance as the main character was also receiving various praise.
Some more about his career
In the 2014 British movie, “X+Y”, which was out in the United States as “A Brilliant Young Mind”, Asa acted as a socially uncooperative English mathematics genius. He was chosen to signify his nation at the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO). In the year 2015, the actor was present as the protagonist in the drama “Ten Thousand Saints”. Likewise, he was also present as Ethan Hawke, Hailee Steinfeld, and Emile Hirsch, the movie coming out at the Sundance Film Festival on 23rd January 2015.
In the following year, Asa Butterfield was present in the dark fantasy movie, “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” with the role of Jacob “Jake” Portman. Then, he became a member of another 3 movies in the year 2017. Also, Asa was present as a guest in the animated science fiction series “Thunderbirds Are Go”. The actor then acted as Gardner Elliot who is a boy, born and grew up on Mars in the romantic science fiction movie, “The Space Between Us”. Asa was then present as Sebastian Prendergast in “The House of Tomorrow”.
The actor was then seen as Second Lieutenant Raleigh in the movie alteration of the play “Journey’s End” by R. C. Sherriff. After that, Asa was present in other movies like “Time Freak”, “Departures”, and also in “Slaughterhouse Rulez”. In the year 2004, Asa came up with a mashup of Wheatus’s song, “Teenage Dirtbag”. He also came up with the mashup of XTC’s song, “Making Plans For Nigel”. Furthermore, Asa has also got a chance to work with his dad and brother on a turn-related video game, “Racing Blind” for iPad and it was out in April 2013.
Being an outstanding actor, producer, and musician, Asa Butterfield has been earning a great number of fortunes throughout his life. As of 2018, Asa Butterfield has managed to keep his net worth around $5.1 million. Likewise, Asa Butterfield has a salary of around $400 thousand as of 2018.
As of 2021, the net worth of the excellent actor has obviously increased to another great amount. However, there is no recent information about that. However, it is for sure that the actor is having a great life with the luxurious things all around him.
Relationship Status and Rumors
Coming to Asa Butterfield’s love life, the actor was previously in a very romantic relationship with the English actress, Ella Purnell. The former couple started being in a relationship with each other in the year 2015. Sadly, Asa and Ella weren’t able to take their relationship forward and had to end it soon. As of now, it looks like the actor is single and is just focusing on his career.
However, there were some rumors recently about him being in a relationship with the Bulgarian and Canadian actress, Nina Dobrev. But the both of them have not given any brief and clear statement about their relationship.
As for Asa Butterfield’s body measurement, the actor has a good height of 6 feet or else 183 cm or 1.83 m. Asa Butterfield also has a suitable bodyweight of around 70 kg or 154 lbs. Similarly, the size of the actor’s biceps is 13.5 inches and his chest size is 39 inches.
Also, Asa Butterfield’s waist size is 28 inches and his hips size is 35 inches. Butterfield wears a shoe size of 9 (US) and has a slim body type. In addition to that, the actor has a fair complexion with a pair of beautiful blue eyes and short brown hair.
As a public figure, Asa Butterfield has to be updated on every social media accounts. Asa Butterfield has an Instagram account, a Twitter account, and also a Facebook page. On Instagram, Asa Butterfield has gained 4.3 million followers. Likewise, the actor has managed to gain 393.6 thousand followers on his Twitter account. Asa Butterfield also has gained 364 thousand followers on his Facebook page.