Iain Armitage Biography
Iain Armitage is an American actor best known for his role as Sheldon Cooper in the prequel to The Big Bang Theory, Young Sheldon. Likewise, he voiced starred as young Shaggy Rogers in Scoob! and Chase in PAW Patrol: The Movie.
How old is Iain Armitage? – Age
Armitage is 15 years old as of 2023. He was born on July 15, 2008, in Savannah, Georgia, United States, where he also grew up.
How tall is Iain Armitage? – Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) tall.
Iain Armitage’s Mother, Father – Family
Iain was born and raised by his loving and supporting parents, Euan Morton, the father, and Lee Armitage, the mother. His father, Euan, was a stage and screen actor, while his mother, Lee, was a theatrical producer. He’s also the grandson of former US Deputy Secretary of State Richard Lee Armitage. He grew up alongside his brother and sister, the identities of whom are unknown.
Iain Armitage’s Career
For his early education, Armitage attended a local school in Arlington County. He then enrolled in and graduated from a nearby high school. Due to his hectic job schedule, he is currently home-schooling.
Is Iain Armitage Married? – Girlfriend
Iain is currently single, a young teenager preoccupied with his acting career.
Iain Armitage’s Career
Armitage rose to notoriety with his YouTube series Iain Loves Theatre, in which he evaluates musical theatre stage productions. His films piqued the interest of the theatre world, including two agencies who were eager to sign him. During the 2015 Tony Awards, he worked as a correspondent for Perez Hilton and was mentioned in the show’s opening number.
Additionally, in January 2017, he appeared in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit called “Chasing Theo” as a little kidnapped boy named Theo Lachere. He then starred in Impractical Jokers “Look Out Below.” That same year, he appeared in the film Our Souls at Night, in which he co-starred with Jane Fonda and Robert Redford.
Moreover, he was cast as Sheldon Cooper as a youngster in Young Sheldon, a prequel to the sitcom The Big Bang Theory, in 2017. In December 2018, he featured in an episode of The Big Bang Theory as a young Sheldon on a videotape recording intended to cheer up and encourage an older Sheldon. He also appeared as Ziggy Chapman, in the HBO miniseries Big Little Lies.
Furthermore, he played a young Shaggy Rogers in the Scooby-Doo flick Scoob! in 2020. He was slated to reprise the role in the film Scoob: Holiday Haunt, which was set to premiere on HBO Max in late 2022, but it was cancelled in August 2022. It is known that he replaced Justin Paul Keelly from the Nickelodeon television series in PAW Patrol: The Movie in 2021.
Iain Armitage’s Net Worth
Citing his acting career, Iain has an estimated net worth of $4 Million to $6 Million (Approx.).
Movies & TV Shows
- The Glass Castle
- Our Souls at Night
- I’m Not Here
- PAW Patrol: The Movie
- Scoob!: Holiday Haunt
- Impractical Jokers
- Little Big Shots
- Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
- Big Little Lies
- Young Sheldon
- The Big Bang Theory
You can find and follow Armitage on Instagram using the account name: @iain