Skylar Gaertner – Age, Parents, Movies And TV Shows

Skylar Gaertner is popular for his appearance on the sitcom Ozark which is being shown on Netflix. The young actor who portrays the character of Jonah Bryde on the show has captured the hearts of audiences. He is also known to have featured on a number of other series since his debut appearance as an actor back in 2008 and he has been able to make a name for himself since then.

Let’s fill you in on interesting facts about this rising celebrity’s bio, parents, movies and TV shows so far.

Who is Skylar Gaertner and How Old is He?

The young teenager is gradually making a name for himself in the film industry and as such, it is natural for fans to be interested in the background information of such an exceptionally talented youngster. However, from all our findings, we could only dig out the fact that Skylar was born in 2004 and his country of birth is the United States.

With respects to his education, nothing was found but from all indication, the youngster should be in high school but it has not been confirmed by him. Perhaps with time, he will fill us in on who Skylar Gaertner is behind the curtains but in the meantime, lets settle with the fact that the talented young actor is a face to look out for and this is evident in his increasing popularity on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter where he has a string of followers.

Movies And TV Shows

While many children may not be inclined to building a career as a child, that was not the case with Skylar Gaertner who, as a child, was already in front of the cameras acting. The actor made his debut appearance as Sam in the 2008 TV sitcom Lipstick Jungle and that same period, he got another role as Anthony in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Three years down the road, Skylar was seen again in the 2011 sitcom Team Umizoomi and that same year, he landed his first movie role in the film Locke & Key where he portrayed the character of Bode. The next year, he appeared as Danny Cahill in the sitcom Persons of Interest which brought him wide recognition and as his fame grew, more job offers came and he was subsequently seen in the series Nurse Jackie in 2013, and the 2014 sitcom The Americans.

In 2014, Skylar Gaertner was seen in two movies – Alex of Venice and Every Secret Thing. He also landed a role in the popular 2015 series Daredevil which was followed by a movie role in The Ticket in 2016 and in 2017, he appeared in Ozark season one, as well as the season 2 of the sitcom which was released in 2018.

Skylar Gaertner
From right to left: Skylar Gaertner, Jason Bateman, Sofia Hublitz & Laura Linney  image source

Meet His Parents

The young actor has not revealed anything with regards to his biological parents and siblings but from a post he shared on his Twitter page on October 28th, 2017, we can say that he has an elder sister as he was wishing her a happy birthday. Also from the message, one can tell that he grew up with his sister and the pair seem to share a close bond.

Moving over to his current sitcom – Ozark, Skylar Gaertner also seems to be surrounded by a very warm on-screen family. The actor who plays the role of Jonah Byrde is the son of Martin Bryde played by Jason Bateman and his mother is Wendy Byrde played by Laura Linney. They also happen to be the parents of his elder sister Charlotte Byrde which was played by Sofia Hublitz.

Even though the young actor is frugal with information about his biological parents, he is, however, open when it comes to his on-screen family as he took to social media to praise the Ozark film team and he even uploaded a picture of his on-screen family on his Instagram page. He also went online to praise his on-screen mum Laura Linney when she was featured on one of the top publications, Emmy Magazine.

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Net Worth

From all indications, Skylar Gaertner is doing very well in the film industry and since his first appearance in 2008, he has been able to land other subsequent roles in both movies and series. Although it is not known for certain the actual amount he is being paid for his roles, different sources have giving figures which sit around $200,000, as the net worth of the young actor.


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