Natalia Dyer had one of the most satisfying character arcs in Stranger Things, going from the resident damsel-in-distress in Season 1 to being a veritable badass by Season 3.
Her real-life mimics Stranger Things in that she lives a life as colorful off-camera as it is depicted on-camera.
These are seven facts about Natalia Dyer:
7. Played Nancy Wheeler in Stranger Things
Natalia's turn as Nancy Wheeler in the sci-fi supernatural series, Stranger Things, was a stroke of genius. As the damsel-turned-badass, she remained the highlight of the show throughout its three-season run.
She was a shining spot of the show that also boasted appearances by the likes of Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Maya Hawke, Sadie Sink, Winona Ryder, Noah Schnapp, and Cara Buono, to name a few.
6. In a Relationship with Stranger Things Co-star, Charlie Heaton
In Stranger Things. Natalia's character, Nancy, gets into a romantic relationship with Charlie Heaton's character, Jonathan Byers.
In an instance of real-life imitating reel-life, Dyer started dating Heaton in 2016. They have been together ever since, taking to Instagram to flaunt their love for each other.
5. Played Clarissa Granger Opposite Miley Cyrus in Hannah Montana: The Movie
Dyer's first high-profile role came when she landed the role of Clarissa Granger in the 2009 musical-romantic-comedy movie, Hannah Montana: The Movie.
She shared the screen with Miley Cyrus- a big deal considering it was her first mainstream role.
4. Has Millions of Instagram Followers
Her Instagram has managed to enrapture fans, in the same way she managed to as Nancy in Stranger Things: by a good mix of genetics, personality, and humor.
She has a huge following on Instagram that, as of February 2020, stands at 6 million.
3. Attends New York University
Natalia is one of those select few who haven't let fame get to their head. She still remains as humble as ever and recognizes the value of having an education.
She enrolled in New York University in 2013 in the Gallatin School of Individualized Study. She was formerly a graduate of the Nashville School of the Arts.
2. She is 25 Years Old
Natalia was born Natalia Danielle Dyer on January 13, 1995, in Nashville, Tennessee. The slight woman of 5' 4" height has since moved to The Big Apple to continue her education and pursue her career full time.
1. Has a Net Worth of $2 Million
As of February 2020, Natalia's net worth is reported to be $2 million. She has been a full-time actress since debuting in 2009 in Hannah Montana: The Movie.
She has since found substantial work, most notably in the Netflix sci-fi supernatural thriller series, Stranger Things. She stars as Nancy Wheeler and is expected to reprise her role in the fourth season of the show expected to drop sometime in 2020.