A multi-talented actor who is recognized for his leading role in Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me by Your Name, based on the novel of the same name, by André Aciman. His role in the film was much appreciated by critics that earned several nominations including an Academy Award for Best Actor. He was also nominated for a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Actor for his work in the film. Timothee Chalamet also starred in the film Lady Bird in 2017 and not to mention his performance in Interstellar and Hostiles. He also had his recurring role as Luke in Royal Pains.
Timothée Chalamet Biography
Timothee Chalamet was born on the 27th of December 1995, in New York City, New York, United States of America. He’s currently 26 years old.
|Birth Name||Timothée Hal Chalamet|
|Nickname||Teemo, Timothy, Tim, Timmy|
|Date of Birth||December 27, 1995|
|Place of Birth||New York City, U.S.|
|Age||26 years old|
|Ethnicity||French, Russian Jewish, and Austrian Jewish|
Family and Education
Timothée Chalamet is the son of Nicole Flender, a real estate broker and former Broadway dancer, and Marc Chalamet, an editor for UNICEF. His older sister, Pauline, is also an actress.
Chalamet’s maternal uncle is filmmaker Rodman Flender, his maternal aunt is a television producer and writer Amy Lippman, his maternal grandfather was screenwriter Harold Flender, and his maternal grandmother, Enid Flender (née Rodman), is a former Broadway dancer.
Chalamet studied at PS 87 William T. Sherman School and MS 54 Booker T. Washington Middle School. While pursuing high school, Chalamet joined the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, where he studied acting and graduated in 2013. There he appeared in several of their productions which helped him to enhance his acting skills and to get to where he is off today.
Chalamet enrolled at Columbia University straight out of high school. After a year of studies, he later transferred and briefly attended the NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study in order to pursue his acting career.
Timothee Chalamet Personal Life
Timothée Chalamet dated Lourdes Leon, the daughter of pop icon Madonna, for over a year in 2013.
He was then romantically involved with French model and actress, Lily-Rose Depp, daughter of Johnny Depp, and Vanessa Paradis. They broke off in 2020.
In 2020, he began a relationship with actress Eiza Gonzalez.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 11.5 inches|
Centimeters – 182 cm
Meters – 1.82 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 70 kg|
Pounds – 154 lbs
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Distinctive Features||Pale skin|
Timothee Chalamet made his theatrical debut in a minor role in Jason Reitman’s critically panned Men, Women & Children for his role as Danny Vance. The film had its theatrical release in 2014. Following that, he portrayed the role of Tom Cooper, the son of Matthew McConaughey’s character, in Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar.
His first leading role was with Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me by Your Name, based on the novel of the same name, by André Aciman, in 2017. His performance in the film was highly lauded by critics and largely received positive acclaim, which earned him nominations for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Academy Award for Best Actor, among numerous awards. The film grossed $30 million against a production budget of $3 million.
In 2009, Timothee played Eric Foley on the NBC police procedural series Law & Order in an episode titled ‘Pledge’.
The actor is noted for his performances in films like Homeland (2012), Call by you Name (2017), and Lady Bird (2017).
Timothee Chalamet Net Worth
As of 2023, Timothee’s net worth is estimated to be $6 million US dollars.
Growing up, Chalamet spent his childhood summers in France, and thus he is fluent in French.
His childhood dream was to be a footballer (soccer player) and has said: “Growing up, I split my time between New York and a tiny village about two hours from Lyon… I was a coach at a football camp in France. I coached six to ten-year-olds when I was around thirteen.”
To play the role of a young Italian man, Timothée learned to speak Italian, play the guitar, and practice playing the piano.
He is a big fan of AS Saint-Étienne.
For his performance in ‘Lady Bird’, he received nominations for a ‘SAG Award’ and a ‘Critics’ Choice Movie Award’.
In October 2017, he revealed that he would be donating his entire A Rainy Day in New York salary to the Time’s Up initiative against harassment and assault, LGBT Center of New York, and RAINN. He made this after sexual assault allegations against Woody Allen.
He has many movies lined up for release in 2018 including Beautiful Boy, A Rainy Day in New York, and The King.