Dylan Minnette, a two-time Young Artist Award-winning actor and singer exercised skillfulness in a diverse career. Best known for portraying Clay Jensen in 13 Reasons Why (2017- 20), Minnette turned professional in 2005 and worked in TV series such as Two and a Half Men, Prison Break, Grey’s Anatomy, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
The American on-screen personality is also currently the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of Wallows, an alternative rock band. With the band, the Indiana native released an album and three EPs.
What Is Dylan Minnette’s Age and Height?
Minnette was born on December 29, 1996, in Evansville, Indiana, the United States. His full name is Dylan Christopher Minnette. The only child of Robyn and Craig Minnette, Dyland along with his family, lived in Champaign, Illinois for many years before settling in Los Angeles.
An American by nationality, Minnette is of mixed ethnicity- has English, German, Scottish, Irish, and distant Welsh, ancestry.
As of May 2021, the Prison Break actor who stands 5 feet 7.5 inches (171 cm) is 24 years old.
Early Acting Recognition From ‘Prison Break’ and ‘Saving Grace’
By the age of 7, Dylan Minnette, discovered by an agent, was working in commercials in Chicago. To pursue a career in acting, his family moved to Los Angeles where he landed into debut TV role in Two and a Half Men (2005) and later in Drake & Josh (2005).
From 2005 to 2006, the American actor made a recurring appearance as Young Michael Scofield in Prison Break. In 2007, he earned his first-ever main role Clay Norman in Saving Grace until 2010 (40 episodes) that won him a Young Artist Award.
Throughout the 2010s, he appeared as guest cast in Mad TV, Grey’s Anatomy, Ghost Whisperer, The Mentalist, Supernatural, and Lost.
Career Breakthrough From ’13 Reasons Why’- What Role Dylan Minnette Portrayed?
In 2012, Minnette landed as main cast Rex Britten in Awake, after brief TV appearances in Men of a Certain Age, Against the Wall, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Later, he guest-starred in Nikita and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., before a recurring role Fitzgerald “Jerry” Jr. in Scandal (2014).
Then in 2017, Dylan portrayed the main cast Clay Jensen in the teen drama Netflix series 13 Reasons Why until 2020, starring Katherine Langford, Christian Navarro, Alisha Boe, Brandon Flynn, and Justin Prentice.
Aside from TV series, he worked in box-office successful films: Prisoners (2013), Don’t Breathe (2014), and Goosebumps (2015).
According to IMBD, the actor would appear as Wes Hicks in the upcoming meta slasher film Scream 5; it will release on January 14, 2022. The film stars David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and Marley Shelton.
Music Career With Band ‘Wallows’
Dylan, as a child, formed a band Feaver during a music program with his friends Braeden Lemasters (guitar and vocals), and Cole Preston (guitar and drums). In the band, he is a rhythm guitarist and singer.
They changed the band’s name to The Narwhals, and in 2017, renamed themselves as Wallows. Already with a notable performance in 2011 The Vans Warped Tour, their first EP The Narwhals released on October 10, 2014.
As Wallows, Minnette with his band released further two EPs: Spring (2018) and Remote (2020). They released their debut studio album Nothing Happens on March 22, 2019; it charted #75 in Billboard 200.
How Much Is Net Worth Of Dylan Minnette?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Minnette has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2021. Dylan’s activeness in his music career since early days did earn him a considerable sum, but most of his earnings came through acting.
From the 2015 film Goosebumps, the Evansville, Indiana-born actor collected $150,000.
Then from the series 13 Reasons Why he made a salary of $80,000 per episode during Season 1 and Season 2. In Season 3, his payroll increased to $200,000 per episode, totaling a package of $2.6 million a season before tax cuts. His salary for Season 4 was not disclosed but is believed to be around a 6-digit figure.
Does Dylan Minnette Have A Girlfriend In 2021? Who Is He In Relationship With?
Like his professional updates, Dylan, who is an avid user of Instagram (@dylanminnette), is open about his personal life. Currently, the 13 Reasons Why star is dating; his girlfriend is American musician Lydia Night. She is the lead singer of the pop band The Regrettes.
Although it’s not still clear when their relationship began, the duo is together ever since they were spotted on a low-key date night at Knott’s Scary Farm back in October 2018. They were holding hands and even more, shared a kiss as per E! News.
Quite often, Dylan and Lydia feature each on their respective social media posts.
They are yet to come up with news of engagement or plans for marriage.
Prior, the American actor with sparkling blue eyes was in a relationship with Kerris Dorsey, an actress famous for her work in Ray Donovan. Reportedly, the former couple met and got together after sharing the set of the 2014 film Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.
And after dating for a couple of years, they broke up. Though the exact date of their split is yet to be out.