Devon Bostick is an acclaimed Canadian actor, who became famous for portraying Rodrick Heffley in the film franchise “Diary of a Wimpy Kid”, and Simon in the hit film “Adoration” in 2008.

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Age, Early Life, and Education Background

Devon was born of Norwegian and British ancestry, under the Scorpio zodiac sign on 13 November 1991, in Toronto, Ontario, and is currently 30 years old as of 2022. His father is the film flight coordinator and actor Joe Bostick, famous for appearing in the horror film “It Chapter Two” together with Sofia Lillis and Jack Dylan Grazer, and his wife and Devon’s mother is the Toronto-based casting agent, Stephanie Gorin.

Devon has a younger brother named Jesse – born on 18 April 1995 – who is also an actor, famous for playing Antonello in the acclaimed tv series “The Borgias.” Jesse received a Hollywood Young Artist Award for his praised performance in “Murdoch Mysteries”, and is also widely recognized for appearing in Disney’s “The Swap,” the Netflix series “Between,” “Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium,” and “The Good Witch.” He was very interested in acting as a child and launched his career in the showbiz industry when he was in the fifth grade.

Bostick hasn’t revealed where he went to high school, but he’s an alumnus of the Toronto-based Etobicoke School of the Arts.

Interests and Facts

Devon is an animal lover who has adopted several pet dogs.

He’s very keen on arts and fashion – his best-loved fashion socialite is Dylan Gelula.

Devon’s maternal grandparents were actors too; his grandmother was Hazel ‘Ayres’ Gorin and his grandfather’s name was Ken.

He is a big supporter of the LGBTQ community, and has actually played several gay roles – he perfectly executed the role of the gay character Silver, in the 2017 adventure film “Okja,” which led to many speculating that he was gay.

Career – TV Roles

Devon made his TV debut as Son in an episode of the 1998 drama “Exhibit A: Secrets of Forensic Science”, and in 2002 and 2003, he appeared in two episodes of the series “Odyssey 5.” His following role came in 2003’s “Jake 2.0,” then “Hustle” in 2004, and in “Knights of South Bronx” in the year that followed. He later played Nic in three episodes of the series “Degrassi: The Next Generation” in 2006 and 2007, sharing the screen with Nina Dobrev. He was seen in several other TV shows in 2009 including “The Good Germany” as Dale Mackay, “The Border,” and “Being Erica.” 2010 saw him appearing in “Rookie Blue,” then “Flashpoint” and “Haven”

In 2011, Devon appeared as Bennie in the show “The Listener”, and then played Marcus in “Aim High.” His fame increased when he portrayed Jasper Jordan in the CW series “The 100” from 2014 to 2017. The show aired for seven seasons (100 episodes) and he appeared alongside Lindsey Morgan, Marie Avgeropoulos, Page Turco, and Richard Harman.

In 2019, he appeared in the hit historical drama “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” Bostick played his latest TV roles in 2020’s “Most Dangerous Game” and “A Teacher.”

Film Appearances

Devon made his film debut in 2003’s “The Truth About the Head”, before he rose to prominence in 2004 for appearing together with Greg Kinnear and Robert De Niro in the movie, “Godsend.” He later appeared in “American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile” in 2006.

Devon appeared in two “Saw” films, “Saw IV” in 2007 as Derek and in “Saw VI” as Brent Abbott in 2009. In between, 2008 saw him playing Simon in the film “Adoration.” In 2011, he starred as Rodrick in the film “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules”, and reprised his role in its sequel, “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days” in 2012.

Devin played Freddy Klein and Adam in the films “Small Times” and “Being Charlie” in 2014 and 2015 respectively, then in 2017, he played the animal rights activist, Silver, in the South Korean-American film entitled “Okja,” in which he worked with Lily Collins. He next played Billy in the film “Tuscaloosa” in 2019, and his recent roles have been in the 2020 films “Pink Skies Ahead” and “Words on Bathroom Walls.”

Devon also appeared in the Catherine Hardwicke-directed music video of the Lady Gaga song, “Till It Happens to You” in 2015.

Awards

Bostick received two joint Young Artist Awards – Best Young Ensemble Cast Performance in a feature film – for his appearance in the films “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules” and “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days” in 2011 and 2013. He also won an award at Twin Falls Sandwiches Film Festival in 2020 and bagged the Cobb International Film Festival’s Jury Prize for his appearance in the drama film Tuscaloosa” in 2021. Devon won the Clu Gulager Character Actor Award for Best Lead Actor for his contribution to the Bare Bones International Music & Film Festival in 2021 and has received three Young Artist Award nominations.

Devon is active on Instagram – @devbostick – with over 835,000 followers. He also has a Twitter account, which is followed by over 290,000 fans.

Personal Life

Devon is reportedly single as of now; he was previously romantically linked to the famed Swedish model Alexandra Burman, known widely for appearing in “The Last Fashion Show.” Alexandra was previously dating the acclaimed singer Adam Levine, who is a member of the Maroon 5 pop rock band. Bostick also had an affair with the actress Stella Maeve – the rumor of their relationship began spreading when Stella shared a cozy photo of themselves together, and captioned it with a heart-warming message on Twitter.

Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance

Bostick is of Caucasian ethnicity and has dark brown eyes and black hair, with fair skin tone He is 6ft (1.83m) tall and weighs approximately 154lbs (70kgs). His chest, biceps and waist sizes are around 39ins, 13ins, and 32ins respectively. His most distinctive features are the moles on his cheek, and he has two dragonfly tattoos on his neck and chest.

Net Worth

Devon began acting in 1998, and has accumulated a modest fortune in addition to gaining a lot of fame. As of 2022, he’s reportedly worth around $4 million. He owns a luxury apartment situated in Toronto.

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