American actor Dylan Minnette received significant appreciation for the portrayal of Clay Jensen in the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. Looking at his fan-followers, it comes as no surprise that his career is undoubtedly on the up and up.
But his involvement in the entertainment industry is not just limited to acting; he has his own band too. How about we read some amazing facts about the teen heart-throb in this article! Let's begin.
7. Was Paid A Substantial Amount In 13 Reason Why
Dylan joined the cast of Netflix's 13 Reasons Why in 2017, along with Katherine Langford. The teen drama based on Jay Asher's novel of the same title has completed three seasons till now, with Dylan being the main cast in all three seasons.
While season 1 became critics and audience favorite, latter seasons have received a relatively less favorable response.
Nevertheless, Minnette has received $80,000 per episode for Season 1 and 2. For season 3, he received $200,000 per episode while his co-stars Brandon Flynn, Alisha Boe, Justin Prentice, Ross Butler, have received $20,000 to $135,000 per episode, according to Hollywood reporter.
The show is gearing up for his final season, which is set to be released in 2020.
6. He Is Active On Social Media
Dylan currently has 6.3 million followers on Instagram and 474.3K followers on Twitter. The 23-years old actor uses his Instagram account to share his moments with friends and band members.
If you want to keep yourself updated with the 13 Reasons Why star via Instagram or Twitter, his Twitter and Instagram handle is @dylanminnette.
5. Dylan Is A Fan Of The 60s And 90s Bands
The Open House actor is a huge fan of classic rock genre music. He prefers Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stone, and The Beatles from the 60s. He is also an ardent listener of Nirvana's songs.
Apart from these bands, Dylan also likes the prominent band from the 2000s as The Strokes. His musical influence seems to come from the brilliant frontman of The Strokes, Julian Casablancas.
After all, Julian does embody all the rock-star features, including that famous laid-back attitude and a responsibility to save the rock-n-roll genre. Dylan posted a picture of The Strokes while visiting the band's concert in the Shaky Knees Music Festival.
4. Has Won Two Young Artist Award
Dylan appeared as Clay Norman in the crime drama television series Saving Grace in 2007. His performance became well-received by the audience, and he went on to earn Young Artist Awards in the category Best Performance in a TV Series.
In 2011, the 23-years old actor went on to win yet another Young Artist Awards for his role in supernatural television series Medium in the category Best Performance in a TV Series for a guest-starring young actor.
In addition to this, Minnette has also been nominated in the same award for his appearance in three other series: The Mentalist, Let Me In, and Lost.
3. Net Worth Of Dylan Minnette
The 13 Reasons Why star has a net worth of $3 million as of 2020. Active in the entertainment industry from the age of seven, his breakthrough role in Saving Grace earned him accolades and significant recognition.
Minnette also appeared as David Shephard, son of Jack Shephard, played by Matthew Fox in the drama series Lost, which also became helpful in establishing Dylan as an actor.
After that, Minnette has worked in various movies like Prisoners, Goosebumps, Don't Breathe, and television series like Men of a Certain Age, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Nikita, Scandal, Awake, and many more. Moreover, for 13 Reasons Why alone, Dylan Minnette's salary was $200,000 per episode, which played a significant role in amassing the net worth of $3 million.
2. He Is In A Relationship With Lydia Night
Minnette is currently dating the lead singer of the pop band The Regrettes, Lydia Night. The duo makes a frequent appearance in each other's Instagram account. While it is unknown when Lydia and Dylan started dating but they were first spotted together in a low-key date at Knott's Scary Farm on October 6, 2018, according to E! News.
Before that, Minnette was in a relationship with his long-time girlfriend, Kerris Dorsey. Dorsey and Minnette met on the set of movie Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad. Though they never publicly spoke about the break-up, Kerris and Dylan seemed to have moved on from their relationship.
1. Dylan Is A Singer And Is Part Of A Band
The 23-years old actor is a singer and rhythm guitarist of the band Wallows. In the band, Cole Preston is in the drums, Danny Ferenbach plays the trumpet, and Braeden Lemasters is singer and guitarist along with Dylan. The group went by the names like The Feaver and then The Narwhals in the initial stage.
Currently, Wallows has 436K subscribers on YouTube while their song These Days from their debut EP Spring has accumulated 11 million views. The band has also worked with Lo-fi bedroom genre singer Clairo and garnered positive reviews from the collaboration.