‘Girl Meets World’ Actor August Maturo

American actor August Maturo- famous as Auggie in Girl Meets World

American actor August Maturo, currently in his teens, stepped into international fame after portraying Auggie Matthews in the comedy series Girl Meets World (2014-17). A child prodigy, Maturo began working professionally at 4, moving through stages to the TV career.

Furthermore, his recognition on the big screen echoed too- thanks to the portrayal of Lucas in the horror film Slapface (2021). In fact, the role earned him The Reaper Awards for Best Actor in Feature Film in 2021.

Second of Three Children- What Is the Age of August Maturo?

Born on August 28, 2007, in Ventura, California, the USA, Maturo is the second child of three to Joseph Maturo and Maha Maturo, a talent manager and producer. His mother goes by the Instagram handle @mahamaturo.

August Maturo with his father and younger brother Ocean
August Maturo with his father and younger brother Ocean: Photo Source: Instagram@augustmaturo

August Maturo has curly brown hair and brown eyes. As for a fact, his nickname Auggie became an inspiration for his character’s name in Girl Meets World.

As of May 2022, he is 14 years old and has a height of 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm). He is of Italian and Jordanian descent.

Siblings Are Famous Too!

The Bones guest-star has a younger brother Ocean Maturo (b. 2011), an occasional TV actor; they were born 5 years apart but share the birthday. Even more, the two co-starred in the TV series Girl Meets World.

His elder sister Michele Maturo (b. June 14, 1990) is a model and Instagram star, who goes by IG handle @michelematuro. Also, Michele works as a contributor to Galore, a fashion and lifestyle website.

Moreover, she is the mother of two sons: Midnight (b. Jan 26, 2020) and Morrisey (b. March 12, 2022) with her singer fiance Blackbear (birthname: Matthew Tyler Musto). The duo confirmed their engagement on April 11, 2021, via Instagram.

Maturo's sister Michele with her fiance Blackbear; they share 2 kids together
Maturo’s sister Michele with her fiance Blackbear; share 2 kids together; Photo Source: Instagram@michelematuro

August has a very good connection with his sister’s fiance Blackbear.

‘Girl Meets World’ Opened Doorways Of Success- What Role August Maturo Portrayed?

At the age of 4, in 2011, Maturo worked in a church play that would imprint him with a love for acting. By 2012, he was already in guest roles in Weeds and How I Met Your Mother. His TV debut was in Applebaum (2012).

The acting career breakthrough came after he landed as the main cast, Auggie Matthews, in the TV series Girl Meets World in 2014There, August worked through its conclusion on January 20, 2017, with 72 episodes in total.

A throwback picture from 2018 of August Maturo with his Girl Meets World co-star Ava Kolker
A throwback picture from 2018 of August Maturo with his Girl Meets World co-star Ava Kolker; Source: Instagram@augustmaturo

In the TV series, actor Ben Savage (as Cory Matthews ) and actress Danielle Fishel (as Topanga Matthews) were his on-screen parents. Actress Rowan Blanchard played Auggie’s sister, Riley Matthews, while Sabrina Carpenter appeared as Maya Hart, Riley’s best friend.

Throughout his working days in Girl Meets World, he made brief appearances in Raising Hope, See Dad Run, Bones, and Teachers.

Moreover, from 2017 to 2021, August Maturo voiced a recurring character Puck McSnorter in Mickey and the Roadster Racers. In 2021, she had an episode appearance in The Conners.

Won An Award For ‘Slapface’ Movie

Maturo earned his film debut through the 2018 horror The Nun. But the wide recognition on the big screen came as the lead cast Lucas in American Indie horror film Slapface (2021). Along with other casts like Mike Manning, Libe Barer, and Dan Hedaya, it also featured his own mother Maha as The Mom.

The movie won him the 2021 The Reaper Awards for Best Actor in Feature Film.

Is August Maturo Dating? Is He In High School?

As far as 2022, Maturo is not dating anyone officially. In the TV series Girl Meets World, he had an on-screen girlfriend Ava Morgenstern (actress Ava Kolker), with whom he shares pictures on Instagram along with other co-stars.

August has a best friend McKenna Grace, an actress famous as Jasmine Bernstein in Crash & Bernstein and as Faith Newman in The Young and the Restless.

The Slapface actor Maturo and his best friend Mckenna Grace
The Slapface actor Maturo and his best friend Mckenna Grace; Photo Source: Instagram@mckennagraceful

In August 2020, the American actor confirmed via Instagram he was attending high school. While not working on-screen, he loves to play piano, dance, sing & spend time with his German Shepard named Sailor Maturo (adopted in 2017).

An Encounter With Fatal Allergy- Advocacy and Social Media

August Maturo, an active social media user advocates for food allergy awareness on the platform. Reportedly, he suffered a nearly fatal allergy at 6 years old, while on the set of Girl Meets World.

August has a chronic food allergy; he is allergic to peanuts, tree nuts, coconut, and sesame.

His Instagram (@augustmaturo) has more than 1.7 million followers while Twitter (@AugustMaturo) has 187.1K followers. Both of them are managed by his mother.

Also, Maturo has a TikTik account (@augustmaturo); it has 304.4K followers and a total of 3.9 million likes.

Net Worth

The Slapface actor Maturo has an estimated net worth of $300,000 in 2022. Most of his earnings came from his acting career- mainly from Girl Meets World where he worked in 72 episodes. He was earning $8,000 per episode then.

Also, his potential income sources are Instagram sponsorships; makes allegedly $3,550 – $5,917 per sponsored post.

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