Iain Armitage is a young American actor. Iain is best known for his roles as Sheldon Cooper in the prequel to The Big Bang Theory, Young Sheldon, and Ziggy Chapman in Big Little Lies. (1)
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|Estimate Net Worth||$4 million|
|Birthday||July 15, 2008|
Young Sheldon's Appearance (Height, Hair, Eyes & More)
Young Sheldon's Net Worth
Iain Armitage is a well-known American child actor and voice actor with a net worth of $4 million as of 2022. He rose to prominence after portraying Sheldon Cooper in the sitcom television series Young Sheldon, a prequel to The Big Bang Theory. (2)
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Young Sheldon's Early Life
Armitage was born in Falkirk, Scotland, to actor Euan Morton and theater producer Lee Armitage. He currently resides in Arlington, Virginia. He was reportedly named after Sir Ian McKellen. Iain is the grandson of Richard Lee Armitage, a former United States Deputy Secretary of State. He was born July 15, 2008. (3)
Young Sheldon's Career
Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro created Young Sheldon, an American coming-of-age sitcom television series for CBS. The series is a prequel to The Big Bang Theory, set in the late 1980s and during the early 1990s, and begins with the character Sheldon at the young age of nine, living with his own family in East Texas and attending high school. In the film, Iain Armitage plays young Sheldon, which also stars Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Montana Jordan, Raegan Revord, and Annie Potts. It was narrated and executive produced by Jim Parsons, who plays adult Sheldon Cooper on The Big Bang Theory.
The prequel series started in November 2016 with the idea that Parsons pitched to The Big Bang Theory producers. Iain Armitage and Perry casted the following March, and CBS the series. Young Sheldon was made into the public as a special preview on September 25, 2017, and was picked up for an entire season on November 2, 2017. CBS renewed the series for a fifth, sixth, and seventh season in March 2021. On October 7, 2021, the fifth season premiere. The sixth season will debut on September 29, 2022.
Armitage became famous through his YouTube series Iain Loves Theatre, in which he reviews musical theater stage shows. His videos piqued the interest of the theater industry, including a couple of agents who wanted to represent him. During the 2015 Tony Awards, he worked as a correspondent for Perez Hilton and was even mentioned in the show’s opening number. Young Sheldon is a prequel to the sitcom The Big Bang Theory, starring Iain Armitage as Sheldon Cooper as a child in 2017. Iain appeared in an episode of The Big Bang Theory in December 2018, playing a young Sheldon on a videotape recording destined to praise and encourage an older Sheldon.
Armitage voiced young Shaggy Rogers in the Scooby-Doo film Scoob! in 2020. He will reprise his role in Scoob: Holiday Haunt, which will be released on HBO Max in late 2022. Armitage took over as Chase in PAW Patrol: The Movie in 2021, replacing Justin Paul Kelly from the Nickelodeon television series. (4)
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- Young Sheldon, retrieved from https://www.cbs.com/shows/young-sheldon/cast/215673/
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