- 1 Who is Drew Starkey?
- 2 How rich is he, as of now? Drew Starkey’s Net Worth
- 3 Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background
- 4 Career Beginnings
- 5 Rise to Prominence
- 6 Further Work
- 7 Recent and Upcoming Projects
- 8 Appearance and Vital Statistics
- 9 Personal Life and Hobbies
Who is Drew Starkey?
Drew Starkey was born on 4 November 1993 under the zodiac sign of Scorpio, in Hickory, North Carolina USA. He’s a 28-year-old actor, probably best recognized for landing the role of Garrett Laughlin in the romantic comedy-drama film “Love, Simon” (2018) and featuring as Rafe Cameron in the Netflix action-adventure mystery teen drama series “Outer Banks” (2020-2021).
How rich is he, as of now? Drew Starkey’s Net Worth
As of mid-2022, Drew Starkey’s net worth is estimated at over $750,000; earned through his successful involvement in the film industry – he’s worked on more than 30 television and film titles since he launched his career back in the mid-2010s.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background
Drew Starkey spent his early years in his hometown of Hickory, where he was raised by his father, Todd Starkey, who works as a basketball coach at Kent State University in Ohio, and his mother, Jodi Ballard Hutto, whose profession is unknown. His parents divorced when he was a child, and his mother remarried to Brian Hutto. He has a brother named Logan, and two sisters named Mackayla and Brooke Starkey. He holds American nationality, belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group being part-Swedish ancestry, and is a Christian. Speaking about his education, Drew went to St. Stephens High School, then upon matriculation enrolled into Western Carolina University, from which he graduated with a double major in English and Theatre Performance in 2016.
Drew Starkey launched his professional acting career back in 2014, when he made his debut appearance as Patrick Clemens in the short sci-fi drama film “The Radical Notion Of Gene Mutation”, which was directed by Andrew Dyson. Over the next two years, he continued to work on a series of short films, playing Todd in the thriller “Bounds” (2015), also directed by Dyson, starred as The Client in the short comedy-drama “Up The Hill” and featured as Adrian in the short drama “Love Is The Longest Con”, both in 2016.
His TV debut came the following year, when he made a guest appearance as a gambling soldier in the episode “Unknown Soldier” of the PBS period medical drama series “Mercy Street”. Also in 2017, he guest-starred in such TV series as “Shots Fired”, “Ozark”, “Valor”, and “Good Behavior”, among others.
Rise to Prominence
In 2018, Drew Starkey starred in the minor role of a frat boy in the heist film “American Animals”, next to Blake Jenner, Evan Peters and Barry Keoghan; the movie was written and directed by Bart Layton, and premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. His breakthrough came later that year, when he was chosen to play Garrett Laughlin in Greg Berlanti’s romantic comedy-drama film “Love, Simon”, in which he shared the screen with Jennifer Garner, Josh Duhamel and Nick Robinson. Later in 2018, he landed the support role of Officer 115 in the drama film “The Hate U Give”, which was directed by George Tillman Jr. and based on Angie Thomas’ young adult novel of the same title. During the same year, he made guest appearances in such TV series as “Brockmire”, “Bobcat Goldthwait’s Misfits & Monsters”, and “The Resident”.
Drew Starkey’s next major role came in 2019, when he played Ryan in the thriller drama film “Mine 9”, along with Terry Serpico, Clint James and Kevin Sizemore. It was followed by his portrayal of a young guard in the biographical legal drama film “Just Mercy”, starring Michael B. Jordan, Rob Morgan and Jamie Foxx – the film was also released in 2019, and is based on Bryan Stevenson’s memoir of the same title, in which he described his career defending African American prisoners. During the same year, he was cast in the recurring role of Hawkins in the MTV / VH1 anthology slasher series “Scream: The TV Series”, then worked on two short film titles, playing Kevin Brody in the drama “The Family Portrait”, and featuring as Ricky in the drama “Extended Stay”, both also in 2019.
Recent and Upcoming Projects
In 2020, Drew Starkey starred in the lead role of Rodney in the award-winning made-for-TV drama film “Limbo”, alongside Aaron Dominguez, Gary Weeks and Isaiah Stratton. Later that year, he featured as Tommy Matson in the psychological thriller crime drama film “The Devil All The Time”, in which he shared the screen with Tom Holland, Bill Skarsgård and Robert Pattinson; the film was directed by Antonio Campos, and based on Donald Ray Pollock’s novel of the same title. Also in 2020, he portrayed Tanner Van Holt in the sports drama film “Embattled”, then gained enormous popularity, when he got the chance to play Sarah Cameron’s older brother, Rafe Cameron, in the Netflix action-adventure mystery teen drama series “Outer Banks”, through 2020 and 2021.
Speaking about his upcoming projects, it’s announced that Drew will play Junior Alba in the Amazon Prime Video action thriller series “The Terminal List”, alongside Chris Pratt, set to be released in July 2022. He will also appear in David Bruckner’s supernatural horror film “Hellraiser”, and the romantic comedy film “The Other Zoey”, next to Josephine Langford.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Drew Starkey has short light brown hair and blue eyes. He stands at a height of 6ft 2ins (1.88m), while his weight is around 180lbs (82kgs). His chest size is 46, waist size 32, hip size 41. biceps 16, and he wears shoes size 14 (US).
Personal Life and Hobbies
Drew Starkey isn’t very open when it comes to his personal life, tending to keep it away from the public’s eye. His relationship status is a mystery, so and many believe that he’s single at the moment; there were some rumors that he was in a relationship with actress Claire Van der Linden.
In his spare time, Drew enjoys playing basketball, baseball, football, and golf. He also likes fishing, swimming, body surfing, mountain climbing, and mountain biking. He enjoys writing and weight-lifting as well.
His current residence is in Los Angeles, California.