British actor Asa Butterfield gain fame at age of 11 appearing in the movie The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. He also worked in Hugo, Nanny McPhee & the Big Bang, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, The Space Between Us, and Ender's Game. He worked as a lead actor in television series Sex Education. For his role in Hugo, he was nominated in various Awards including Saturn Awards, Young Artist Awards and won Las Vegas Film Critics Society and Young Hollywood Awards.
Born In Islington, London
Asa Butterfield was born Asa Maxwell Thornton Farr Butterfield on 1st April 1997, in Islington, London, England. He belongs to Caucasian ethnicity and holds English nationality.
Talking about the Asa family, his mother Jacqueline Farr worked as a psychologist and father, Sam Butterfield as an advertising copywriter. He was raised along with his three siblings; two sisters Loxie Butterfield and Marlie Butterfield and a brother Morgan Butterfield.
He went to Stoke Newington School and Sixth Form in Stoke Newington, London.
Nominated in Various Awards For His Role in Hugo
Asa Butterfield started his career as a child actor from the television movie After Thomas in 2006. The year later, he made movie debut featuring in Son of Rambow in 2007. He gained a new height from his second movie The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas for which he was nominated for London Critics Circle Film Awards and British Independent Film Awards.
His role in 2011 movie Hugo was nominated for Empire Awards, Saturn Awards and Young Artist Awards with two won Las Vegas Film Critics Society and Young Hollywood Awards. He also got a chance to work with director Tim Burton in the 2016 movie Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. The actor also appeared in movies like The House of Tomorrow, Journey's End, and The Space Between Us.
In 2019, he appeared in the movie Greed and television series Sex Education. He continues to share the screen with Gillian Anderson, Ncuti Gatwa, Emma Mackey, and Connor Swindells in Sex Education season 2 in 2020.
Has A Massive Net Worth?
Asa Butterfield worked as an actor in films and television series and earned a huge wealth from it. He has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2020.
Butterfield has appeared in many commercially successful movies that are listed below.
|Movie||Year of Released||Star-Cast||Budget||Box-Office|
|The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas||2008||Jack Scanlon, Vera Farmiga, and David Thewlis||$12.5 million||$44.1 million|
|Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang||2010||Emma Thompson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Rhys Ifans||$35 million||$93.2 million|
|Hugo||2011||Ben Kingsley, Chloe Grace Moretz, and Jude Law||$170 million||$185.8 million|
|Miss Peregrine's Home
for Peculiar Children
|2016||Eva Green, Rupert Everett, and Samuel L. Jackson||$110 million||$296.5 million|
Asa has huge fan followers, on his Instagram he has 3.8 million followers. According to online sources, his estimated earning is around $7,699 to $12,831 per sponsored post from his Instagram page.
He Is Single
Asa Butterfield is not married yet. The actor is also not dating anyone officially yet as of 2020.
Previously he was dating his co-actress Ella Purnell. The couple first met at the set of 2016 released movie Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. The couple dated for a year before parting their ways.
The actor was also rumored to be dating with Ender's Game co-actress Hailee Steinfeld and Then Came you actress Nina Dobrev.