An American-born actor Javon Walton got a different trajectory from boxing & gymnastics to an acting career. The Atlanta native notably portrayed the recurring-turned-main cast Ashtray in the HBO series Euphoria (2019-22), and as Stan in The Umbrella Academy (2022).
Further on-screen prominence came after Walton landed as the main cast, Grant Bishop, in the sci-fi series Utopia (2020). In 2022, the young actor shared screen time with Hollywood A-lister Sylvester Stallone in the movie Samaritan.
The junior state boxing champion is also the youngest one to bag a deal with Under Armor. Not to mention, he has massive followers on social media profiles.
Where Is Javon Walton From? Age, Height, And Nickname?
Walton was born on July 22, 2006, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. As of late 2022, the Samaritan actor is 16 years old. His height is 5 feet 1 inch (155 cm) and weighs 50 Kg (110 lbs). His zodiac sign is Cancer.
Also nicknamed “Wanna“, Javon Walton has dark-brown hair and brown eyes, with a trademark cut on his eyebrow.
An American by nationality, the athlete-turned-TV star has a mixed ethnic background (Irish, German, English, Sicilian Italian, Ashkenazi Jewish, African-American, and Lebanese).
Family Members- Who Are Walton’s Parents And Siblings?
Javon Walton is one of four children to DJ Walton (b. October 17, 1978) and Jessica Walton (b. April 12, 1978). His parents married in the year 2000.
The actor has a twin brother named Jayden Walton, a younger brother Daelo Jin Walton and an older sister Jayla Walton.
Both his parents are busy with the family business OnWard Athletics, a sportswear manufacturer based in Braselton, Georgia.
His father DJ, a former boxer is the founder of the company. Moreover, he serves as co-founder & president of the company, AK Worldwide with Alicia Dean.
On the other, Walton’s mother is a social media influencer and writer.
Both the dad and mom of Walton are active on social media as well.
Sister and Brothers Are Famous Too!
As for his little brother Daelo (b. June 6, 2014), he is yet to catch up with a profession but already has a massive fan following on his parents-managed Instagram (@onwardmumps).
The eldest of all, Javon Walton’s sister Jayla Walton is an actress/model/social media influencer. Born on September 12, 2004, she is 18 years old.
Along with documentaries, Jayla appeared in a commercial advertisement for Nike.
Her social media profiles have millions of followers: Instagram (@jaylawaltonofficial) and TikTok (@itsjaylaaw). Even more, she runs a YouTube channel ‘jaylaamirahwalton6477’ with more than 36.2K subscribers.
Breakthrough From ‘Euphoria’– Movies and TV Show
In 2019, Javon Walton, then 11 years old, earned a TV breakthrough as a recurring cast Ashtray O’Neil, a tattooed drug dealer, in the teen drama Euphoria.
His character got promotion into one of the main roles in Season 2 (Jan 9- Feb 27, 2022).
It featured Zendaya, Maude Apatow, Angus Cloud, Eric Dane, Jacob Elordi, Storm Reid, Sydney Sweeney, Alexa Demie, and Hunter Schafer, among others.
In 2020, the young American actor appeared as Grant Bishop in the sci-fi drama Utopia, but it was canceled after a season.
Walton portrayed 13-year-old Sam Cleary in the superhero movie Samaritan (2022) co-starring Sylvester Stallone.
Moreover, the Atlanta-born appeared as a 12-year-old boy named Stanley (recurring cast) in Season 3 of The Umbrella Academy, a superhero series. Since his character died, he won’t be in the fourth and final season.
How Did Javon Walton Begin Acting?
Javon “Wanna” Walton began boxing at the age of four and qualified for the Junior Olympics in boxing at 8 years old. He won Georgia State Championship at 11, totaling 5 times while being crowned 4 USA Boxing South East Regional Championship.
Not to mention, he holds regional titles in gymnastics too.
Reportedly, Steve Harvey discovered him on social media in 2017– he invited Walton on his show STEVE where he showed his boxing skills. It made him viral in no time, and also sowed seeds of film opportunities- the rest is history!
How Much Is Net Worth of Javon Walton?
An athlete-turned-actor Walton gathers a considerable sum of money through acting. As of 2022, Javon Walton has an estimated net worth of $500,000.
From stardom with Euphoria to promising roles in Utopia, Samaritan, and The Umbrella Academy– these roles earned him a salary in the 6-digit figure combined.
In addition to that, he pockets a lucrative amount through Instagram endorsements- with Grodex Inc, PSD Underwear, October’s Very Own (clothing), Psycho Bunny, Versace, and Essentia Water.
In November 2022, Javon became the youngest ever to sign a deal with Jordan Brand. Reportedly, they are working to debut a boxing boot.
Back in 2014, the Utopia actor also became the youngest to represent Under Armour at the age of 8.
Who Is Javon Walton Dating? Girlfriend & Social Media
Officially, the actor, who is in his teens, is yet to confirm if he has a girlfriend. But fans are already shipping Walton with actress and dancer Coco Quinn, famous as Katie in Chicken Girls.
The rumors about their dating came after a TikTok video of them at a Jurrasic World amusement park went viral in August 2022. In the video, Javon and Coco stroll holding hand-in-hand.
The potential duo is yet to confirm if they are in a relationship or are just friends, though numerous fan debates are already in swing.
Stay tuned for more.