We have seen this guy in sweet, innocent, boy next door roles -he has charmed many people by his stunning looks and sensational talent and has been quite the talk of the town from his recent Netflix venture 13 Reasons Why-he is the assiduous Dylan Minnette.
Dylan Christopher Minnette was born on December 29, 1996 in Evansville, Indiana. He is the only son of Robyn and Craig Minnette. There has no concrete description about his educational history and his childhood days.
Dylan Minnette started his career pretty early when he was eight years old. He debuted his career by playing a role in the TV series ‘‘Drake and Josh’’ in 2005. In the following years, he was seen in several minor soles in some of the big TV series such as “Two and a Half Men” (2005), “Prison Break” (2006), “Mad TV” (2006), “Grey’s Anatomy” (2007). Dylan got his first big break in TV in “Saving Grace” (2007-2010) where he was praised for his performance. Then, he appeared in other shows like “Ghost Whisperer” (2008), “The Mentalist” (2008), “Supernatural” (2009), “Lost” (2010), “Lie to Me” (2011), a major role in “Awake” (2012), “Save Me” (2013), “Scandels” (2014), “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D” (2014) and so on.
Dylan got his long-awaited breakthrough role when he was cast as Clay Jensen in the popular Netflix show “13 Reasons Why” (2017-present) alongside Katherine Langford, Alisha Boe, Justin Prentice etc. The show was loved by the majority of people mainly because of the story and the performances of the entire cast along with Dylan. He is one of the main characters in the show and was immensely admired for his performance.
Dylan debuted his movie career from a drama named “Game of Life” (2007). Along the years, he starred in a series of movies such as a comedy movie “Fred Claus” (2007), an romantic-horror movie “Let Me In” (2010), a drama film “Labor day” (2013), an American thriller “Prisoners” (2013), a family film “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” (2014), a horror comedy “Goosebumps” (2015), an American horror film “Don’t Breathe” (2016), a biographical comedy-drama “The Disaster Artist” (2017) and another horror movie “The Open House” (2018).
Dylan’s talent not only limits to acting but he is a singer and rhythm guitarist of an uprising band named “Wallows”. They have released several songs such as “Sun Tan”, “Pleasure”, “Uncomfortable”, “Picture of Girls”, “These Days”, all of which are popular.
Minnette is a delightful actor. He is expected to do several exciting projects. He is set to reprise his role as Clay Jensen in the next season of his famous Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” which his to be aired in 2019. Also, his band “Wallows” is soon to begin their US tour.
After living in Illinois for five years, Dylan moved to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career. Politically, he is a Democrat. Dylan had a short relationship with actress Jazzlyn Marae they split up in 2012. Although, he was rumored to be dating his ‘13 Reasons Why’ co-star Katherine Langford both didn’t confirm the news. As of now, Dylan is dating actress-singer Kerris Dorsey, whom he met on the sets of ‘Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day’ where they portrayed the characters of brothers and sisters. He also loves rap and R&B hence supports Kanye West, Frank Ocean and so on.
Dylan opened his awards chamber in 2008, where he won Best Performance in a TV Series-Young Actor Ten award by Young Artist Awards for his role in Saving Grace. Then, he won Best Guest Performance from Young Artist Award for Medium in 2011. Dylan, moreover, won Best Acting by an Ensemble by National Boards of Review Awards for Prisoners in 2013.
Dylan has an annual income of around $900,000; he owns two luxury cars; Mercedes Benz and Cadillac worth $310,000. He also owns a lavish Apartment Home in Los Angeles in 2017 which worth is around $780,000. Furthermore, the net-worth of Dylan is reported to be $2.5 million and is estimated to grow by 22% in the following year.
Dylan is undoubtedly one of the emerging actors of Hollywood, his skills, his looks, his stature everything signifies him as a future star in the making. Dylan certainly has quite good projects in his hands where we are pretty sure he will give his best and further increase his fan-base.
Watch Dylan’s interview by Jimmy Kimmel Live