Widely known for playing Lucas Sinclair in the Netflix series Stranger Things, Caleb McLaughlin is an American actor and singer.
McLaughlin made his acting debut as Noah in the short film Noah Dreams of Origami Fortunes in 2012. He then appeared in several TV series like Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Unforgettable, Forever, What Would You Do?, Shades of Blue, and Blue Bloods.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, McLaughlin’s net worth is estimated at around $3 million as of February 2020. He earned his million-dollar fortune from his successful acting career as well as his endorsement deals.
According to various online tabloids, Caleb along with other teen cast members of the Stranger Things reportedly made $30,000 per episode during the first season. With the show's rating, the salary increased to $250,000 per episode in season three.
McLaughlin made his film debut at the age of 11 from a short film Noah Dreams of Origami Fortunes where he played Noah.
He then appeared in the American crime drama television series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as a Kid in the episode Born Psychopath. The following year, he played Alejandro in the drama series Forever alongside Ioan Gruffudd, Joel David Moore, and Judd Hirsch.
Caleb made his breakthrough as Lucas Sinclair in the American sci-fi horror web series Stranger Things released on Netflix. In the series, he plays Lucas alongside Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, and Gaten Matarazzo.
The first season was released in 2016 and was a hit. He reprised his role as Lucas in the second and third season alongside the old as well as the new cast members Sadie Sink, Sean Astin, Paul Reiser, and Maya Hawke.
Some of his other TV series credits are What Would You Do?, Shades of Blue, Blue Bloods, The New Edition Story, and Final Space.
In 2019, Caleb played Darius Eepraiseius calibres in a 2019 American sports drama film High Flying Bird. He is set to play Cole in an upcoming film Concrete Cowboys starring Idris Elba, Jharrel Jerome, and Byron Bowers. The film is currently filming.
Caleb McLaughlin was born on 13th October 2001 in Carmel, New York, the United States of American to April McLaughlin and Corey McLaughlin Sr. He comes from Afro-American descent and holds an American nationality.
McLaughlin went to Kent Primary School and George Fischer Middle School. He then studied dance at Happy Feet Dance School in Carmel, New York for about a year. Moreover, Caleb also enrolled at The Harlem School of the Arts under Aubrey Lynch.
The 19-year-old actor is reportedly single at the moment. He might be dating or in a low-key relationship, however, he rarely speaks about his love life.
As of February 2020, Caleb has over 10m followers on Instagram and over 1.2m followers on Twitter. His social media profile also aid up a decent sum of money to his million-dollar net worth.
According to Influencer Marketing Hub, Caleb is estimated to make $19,959 to $33,265 per sponsored post from Instagram with an engagement rate of 4.68%.