Ellar Coltrane is an actor best known for his role as Mason Evans Jr. in the film, Boyhood. The film was made over a period of over 12 years. The Texas native won the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Young Performer award for the portrayal of Mason in the film. Starting his career at an early age he is a critically acclaimed actor with several films under his belt.
Ellar Coltrane was born on August 27, 1994, in Austin, Texas, U.S. to father Bruce Salmon, a musician and Genevieve Kinney who was a therapist for people with autism. At the age of nine, his parents divorced. After his mother remarried his half-sister Evelyn was born. He is American by nationality and White by ethnicity.
Similarly, he didn’t go to school and was homeschooled for large parts of his childhood. However, he studied 3 years for his high school and obtained his GED. Richard Linklater cast him as the lead for Boyhood which revolved around the boy’s coming of age story.
As of March 2019, there is no information about his relationships in the media as well as tabloid sources. Due to the lack of information, we can assume that he is single as of March 2019.
Although he is very secretive about his current relationships he used to date a girl when he was 17 but broke up with her due to uncited reasons.
Likewise, He prefers to keep her name and details under the wraps. The information about his relationship is not known.
Coltrane is worth around $1 million as of March 2019. He was able to amass the net worth from his career as an actor. The information regarding his earnings is not available in the media as well as tabloid sources. However, the average pay for an actor is around $50.88 per year according to Chron.
Likewise, he started his career in 2002 with the film Lone Star State of Mind as Young Earl Crest. Then in 2005, he played a role in a film called Faith & Bullets.
In his similar fashion, his breakthrough role took him 12 years to film in Boyhood. The film was a huge critical success and established himself as one of the biggest young actors of his time.
Similarly, for his work in Boyhood, he won five awards including awards at the Boston Society of Film Critics, Capri Film Festival, Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association, Critics’ Choice Movie Award, and Santa Barbara International Film Festival.