Justin Chatwin does not have the awards, or even nominations, to stand toe to toe with other Canadian actors like Ryan Gosling, Ryan Reynolds, and Seth Rogen, as the only award he has ever come close to winning was the Canadian Screen Awards for his supporting role in Bang Bang Baby (2014).
Regardless of the absence of that validation, nothing can be taken away from Chatwin’s considerable talent which he has displayed over the years in his different film and television roles, such as in War of the Worlds (2005), Dragonball Evolution (2009) and Shameless (2011–2015).
On the 31st of October, 1982, in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada, Justin Chatwin was born to Suzanne and Brian Chatwin. His father Brian worked as an engineer while his mother Suzanne was an artist and they had two other children, daughters; Brianna and Claire.
Chatwin, alongside his sisters, had a normal upbringing. He was studying commerce at the University of British Columbia when his life took a turn for the better following a dare by a friend to attend an audition for a Canadian TV Show. The brave 19-year-old went for the audition and to his surprise, landed the role. That year, he made his acting debut in the musical comedy Josie and the Pussycats (2001) and appeared in episodes of series like Christy, Choices of the Heart (2001) and Smallville (2001). While still working to complete his degree, Chatwin took acting classes to brush up on his acting skills as he hoped to move to Los Angeles, California after graduating.
Upon graduating, Justin Chatwin took his talents to the entertainment capital of the world where he lived with fellow Canadian, Noel Fisher. Having moved to Hollywood, he was able to land supporting roles in the films Taking Lives (2004) and Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 (2004). He gained recognition for his role as Tyler McKay in the miniseries Traffic, however, what propelled him to the big stage was his role as Tom Cruise‘s son in the blockbuster Steven Spielberg film, War of the Worlds (2005).
In recent times, after having explored theatre acting, Justin Chatwin has made notable appearances in Shameless (2011–2015), No Stranger Than Love (2015), Urge (2016), and The Assassin’s Code (2018).
Justin Chatwin’s Net Worth
According to the popular Celebrity Net Worth website, Justin Chatwin has an estimated net worth of $2 million. He has been able to make bank thanks to the salaries he has earned from his various roles in front of the camera or on stage.
Is he Married, Does he have a Wife or Girlfriend?
There is no information that points to Justin Chatwin having ever exchanged vows with married anybody. By all indications, the Bang Bang Baby star is very single at the moment although he has in the past dated some of the best looking women in Hollywood. His most high profile relationship was with actresses Molly Sims, Margarita Levieva, and Addison Timlin.
Chatwin was said to have dated Sims from 2005 to 2009. In 2007, however, there were reports that he had begun a relationship with his The Invisible co-star, Levieva. The rumors soon died off as Chatwin appeared to be serious with Sims. When Sims and Chatwin decided to call it quits in 2009, the Canadian actor moved on to on to Addison Timlin who he dated from 2010 to 2011.
Is He Gay?
There is a saying in the media universe that nothing can be kept under wraps in Hollywood for long. That saying has been proven to be true because information which people will pay millions to forever keep a secret often find their ways to the public domain. What, however, has not been able to find its way out are stories confirming the rumors about Justin Chatwin’s sexual orientation.
Chatwin, like every other brave actor in Hollywood that has been willing to take on a gay role, has been rumored to be gay. The rumors looked to have begun after he played the role of Santo ‘Tino’ Deifiori, a closet gay man in the movie Funkytown (2011). other than in that role, there are no question marks surrounding his sexuality.
Height and Weight
With a height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m), Justin Chatwin is taller than the average American man who measures at 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m). He is further said to weigh approximately 75 kg (165 lbs).