Elsie Richter is the rumored girlfriend of Finn Wolfhard, the Canadian actor and musician. She is currently 21 years old and is also known to be an actress although she is not as famous as her supposed boyfriend. Finn Wolfhard is best known for playing the role of Mike Wheeler on the Netflix series, Stranger Things.
The love birds like to keep their private life away from the prying eyes of the public and so many of their fans seem to be unhappy about that but here’s what we know about Elsie Richter.
What is Elsie Richter’s Age?
Elsie Richter is 21 years old. She was born on the 12th of May 2022 in England, United Kingdom, and as such, she holds British nationality and white ethnicity. However, despite the fact that she was born in England, she was raised in the United States of America – Brooklyn, New York City, to be precise.
While we know that Elsie Richter is the only daughter of Mischa Richter and Dolly Wells, we are also aware that she is not the only child. Elsie has a younger brother named Ezra, who was born in 2005.
Elsie Richter is From a Family of Entertainers
Elsie Richter is from a family that has produced renowned actors, actresses, and writers. Her mother, Dolly Wells is an English actress and writer who began her career in 1997 and has been active in the entertainment industry since then till date.
As a writer, Dolly Wells has co-written several projects including Sky Living, Emily Mortimer, and Doll & Em. As an actress, she has starred in The Sea Change, I Capture the Castle, Black Mountain Poets, 45 Years, Pride and Prejudice, and Zombies, among others
Elsie’s maternal grandfather, John Wells is a renowned English satirist, actor, and writer. He is best known for featuring in movies like Gulliver’s Travels, Princess Caraboo, Consuming Passions, and Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes.
Dolly Wells’ first cousin, Ann Chancellor (a distant relative of Elsie Richter) is an actress who is best known for featuring in movies like Stromboli, Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris, Come Away, The Happy Prince, etc.
Another distant relative of Elsie Richter named Edward Chancellor is a British financial journalist and historian.
Elsie Richter’s Movies
Elsie Richter is following in the career footsteps of her mother, maternal grandfather, and other relatives. Between 2013 to 2015, she featured in Doll & Em, a TV series her mother co-wrote. Her younger brother, Ezra was also cast in Doll & Em; both siblings played the role of Emily’s children.
In 2019, Elsie Richter was featured in the short animated film, Di Bibl as a voice-over artist. Being a part of the production of Di Bibl gave Elsie the opportunity to work with renowned actors like Gabe Fazio and Brandon Lamar.
We cannot say for sure whether her family’s success in the entertainment industry has inspired Elsie to become an actress like them.
She Is Expected To Graduate From College
Although Elsie has started creating a name for herself in the entertainment industry, she has not left out the need to complete her tertiary education. According to reports, Elsie is a student at the University of Sussex, England, United Kingdom.
She became a freshman in 2020 and is expected to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature in 2024. Elsie’s academic pursuit may be the reason why we have not seen her in movies after her voice-acting role in Di Bibl.
Elsie Richter and Finn Wolfhard Relationship
Elsie Richter is believed to be in a relationship with Finn Wolfhard. Finn is best known for featuring in notable productions like: Stranger Things, It, It: Chapter Two, and Ghostbusters: Afterlife.
He is also a musician. Finn was the lead vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist of Calpurnia. After Calpurnia was dissolved in 2020, Finn created a new band dubbed, The Aubreys. In 2020, they released ‘The Turning’ and have gone ahead to release their single “Karaoke Alone” in September 2021.
The relationship between Elsie Richter and Finn Wolfhard has been a news of interest to fans since the two were first spotted together at the NBA basketball game between Milwaukee Bucks and Atlanta Hawks in 2020.
However, neither Elsie nor Finn Wolfhard confirmed rumors about their relationship, at least until June 2021 when Finn Wolfhard shared a picture of himself and Elsie Richter looking all loved up and happy together.
This picture served as the confirmation fans was looking forward to, but it has long been deleted.
Finn Wolfhard was Blackmailed Into Confirming His Relationship Status
Finn Wolfhard and Elsie Richter love to keep their relationship away from the public. Unfortunately, the public does not like that. According to Finn, some fans are great, while some can go as far as digging up private information about others. The Stranger Things actor said this because he was blackmailed into confirming his relationship status with Elsie Richter.
Accredited to him, a stranger insisted that if he does not publicly confirm his relationship with Elsie Richter, he/she was going to reveal Elsie’s address online to the public. As a result of this threat, Finn Wolfhard decided to share the now-deleted picture of himself and Elsie.
Elsie and Finn Wolfhard May No Longer Be Together
Since Finn Wolfhard deleted the picture of him and Elsie from his Instagram handle, he has not posted anything about them or his relationship online. Elsie, on the other hand, does not share information about her relationship status online.
Aside from the fact that neither of them is open about their relationship, they have not been spotted at events together like before. To cap it all up, Elsie Richter was not with Finn Wolfhard at the premiere of Stranger Things season 4 as Finn Wolfhard was seen alone on the red carpet. Their public absence from each other’s lives has made people suspect that they are no longer a couple.
Other Notable Facts About Elsie Richter
Elsie Richter is blonde and stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches. She weighs 62kg and has body measurements of 32-24-36 (in inches). Elsie is active on Instagram with over 130k followers. On IG, she shared images and videos of herself having a good time with her friends.
Lastly, there are reports that Elsie Richter has a net worth of $400,000, which she has amassed from acting.