Who is Caleb McLaughlin?
Caleb McLaughlin is an American actor and dancer. He started acting at the age of 11. McLaughlin is known for portraying the “Young Simba” in “The Lion King” musical on Broadway. However, he achieved worldwide recognition for his role as “Lucas Sinclair” in the Netflix original series, “Stranger Things.”
Caleb McLaughlin’s full name is Caleb Reginald McLaughlin. He was born on October 13, 2001, in Carmel, New York, the United States to his parents, April McLaughlin (mother) and Corey McLaughlin Sr. (father). As of September 2022, Caleb McLaughlin is 20 years old.
About Caleb McLaughlin’s parents
Caleb McLaughlin’s father, Corey McLaughlin Sr. is an American business owner and trained singer. He used to be a Baptist Christian. Corey McLaughlin Sr. is now an associate pastor. He is married to April McLaughlin and they have four children together. He also accompanied his son, Caleb McLaughlin to the 2017 Emmy Awards ceremony.
Not much is currently known about Caleb McLaughlin’s mother, April McLaughlin other than the fact that she works as a marketing specialist and as Caleb McLaughlin’s manager.
About Caleb McLaughlin’s siblings
Caleb McLaughlin is the third of four children born to his parents. He has three siblings which include his older brother, Corey McLaughlin Jr. and two sisters.
Corey McLaughlin Jr. is Caleb McLaughlin’s older brother. He is an American DJ.
Crystal McLaughlin is Caleb McLaughlin’s older sister. Not much is currently known about her.
Caitlyn McLaughlin is Caleb McLaughlin’s younger sister. She is an American actress, singer and dancer. She is also invested in philanthropy. She is known for her work in movies like, “Orange Is The New Black” and “Unforgettable.”
About Caleb McLaughlin’s early life and education
Caleb McLaughlin was born and raised in Carmel, New York. He attended Kent Primary School and later on, attended the George Fischer Middle School for a year. He also studied dance for a year at the Happy Feet Dance School in Carmel, New York. There, he trained in ballet, tap and jazz dances. Later on, he attended the Seven Star School of Performing Arts in Brewster, New York. Caleb McLaughlin also attended the Harlem School of the Arts in New York.
How Caleb McLaughlin started his career
As a child, Caleb McLaughlin first appeared in the opera, “Lost In The Stars.” He made his broadway debut as “Young Simba” in “The Lion King” musical from 2012 to 2014. Afterwards, he was cast in TV series like, “Blue Bloods” and “Shades of Blue” which starred Latin singer, Jennifer Lopez. Caleb McLaughlin achieved more fame with his portrayal of “Lucas Sinclair” in the hit Netflix series, “Stranger Things” from 2016. In 2020, Caleb McLaughlin appeared in the movie, “Concrete Cowboy”, co-starring Idris Elba. Caleb McLaughlin is currently a one-time winner of the NAACP Image Awards for his outstanding performance as “Lucas Sinclair” in “Stranger Things”.
Caleb McLaughlin’s wiki profile
|Full Name||Caleb Reginald McLaughlin|
|Stage Name||Caleb McLaughlin|
|Date of Birth||October 13, 2001|
|Place of Birth||Carmel, New York, the United States|
|Age||20 years old|
|Occupation||Actor and dancer|
|Net worth||$3 million dollars (estimated)|
About Caleb McLaughlin’s marriage and wedding
As of the time of publishing this article, Caleb McLaughlin is not married and has no wife. He has not been in any publicly known relationship either. McLaughlin was speculated to be in a relationship with “Stranger Things” co-star, Sadie Sink who played “Max Mayfield”, Lucas Sinclair’s girlfriend on the show. This has been found to be untrue after both actors stated that they were only an on-screen matchup.
About Caleb McLaughlin’s relationship with Sadie Sink
Both Caleb McLaughlin and Sadie Sink appeared in the Netflix original series “Stranger Things.” While Caleb McLaughlin had been on the show since its first season, playing “Lucas Sinclair”, Sadie Sink joined the show in the second season playing, “Max Mayfield”, Lucas Sinclair’s love interest. Their appearance in “Stranger Things” is not the only thing they have in common. McLaughlin and Sink were both Broadway actors and singers before transitioning to television. Caleb McLaughlin played “Young Simba” on the Broadway rendition of “The Lion King” while Sadie Sink was in the musical, “Annie”. The two have said that they are only friends, discrediting the rumours of them being involved in a romantic relationship.
About Caleb McLaughlin’s net worth
As of September 2022, Caleb McLaughlin has an estimated net worth of $3 million dollars. His main source of income is his career as an actor. According to reports, Caleb McLaughlin earns around $250,000 per episode in the later seasons of “Stranger Things” – a huge leap from the $20,000 he earned per episode in the first season.