This is how old the Stranger Things cast actually are in real life

Steve is 27 wtf!!!!!


Stranger Things 3 dropped on Netflix at the start of this month – finally. And one thing that stood out is how much older all of the cast look. They've come a long way from the baby faced kids in season one. But how old are the actors that play our favourite gang? Here are the Stranger Things cast ages in real life, and how this compares to the ages of their characters in the show.

Millie Bobby Brown – plays Eleven

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Millie's age in real life: 15

Eleven's age in Stranger Things 3: 14

Millie Bobby Brown may look much older in real life, but she is actually only 15!! The British actress was born in Marbella on February 19th 2004.

Gaten Matarazzo – plays Dustin

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Gaten's age in real life: 16

Dustin's age in Stranger Things 3: 14

Gaten and his character Dustin look pretty much identical (plus some teeth). It's no surprise there's not a huge age gap between the character and actor in real life. Gaten was born on September 8th 2002 in New Jersey.

Finn Wolfhard – plays Mike

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Finn's age in real life: 16

Mike's age in Stranger Things 3: 14

Finn is completely different in real life. His look is like a blend of edgy cool meets old man. You could try and guess his age by looking at him, but you'd probably get it wrong. He was born on December 23rd 2002 in Vancouver, Canada.

Caleb McLaughlin – plays Lucas

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Caleb's age in real life: 17

Lucas's age in Stranger Things 3: 14

Caleb is the oldest Stranger Things kid, and he definitely looks the most mature out of the lot. He was born on October 13th 2001 in New York.

Noah Schnapp – plays Will

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Noah's age in real life: 14

Will's age in Stranger Things 3: 14

Noah is the youngest of all the actors in the Stranger Things gang at 14. He is the only cast member who is the same age as his on screen character. He was born on October 3rd 2004 in New York.

Sadie Sink – plays Max

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Sadie's age in real life: 17

Max's age in Stranger Things 3: 14

Sadie is the second oldest of the Stranger Things kids. This means she has the biggest age gaps between her character and herself in real life. Sadie Sink was born on April 16th 2002 in Texas.

Joe Keery – plays Steve

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Joe's age in real life: 27

Steve's age in Stranger Things 3: 19

Joe Keery in real life is 27 years old!!!! There is a huge eight year gap between him in real life and on the show. His character Steve is besties with a 14-year-old, which is a bit weird. Joe was born on April 24th 1992 in Massachusetts.

Maya Hawke – plays Robin

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Maya's age in real life: 21

Robin's age in Stranger Things 3: 18 – 21

Robin's age in Stranger Things is not specified exactly. All we know by the dates is that she is somewhere between 18 and 21 years old. So the character and real life counterpart Maya Hawk might be the same age. Maya was born on July 8th 1998 in New York.

Natalie Dyer – plays Nancy

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Natalie's age in real life: 22

Nancy's age in Stranger Things 3: 18

Nancy in Stranger Things is a fairly mature character, so it makes sense the actress who plays her is older. Natalie Dyer was born on January 13th 1997 in Tennessee.

Charlie Heaton – plays Jonathan

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Charlie's age in real life: 25

Jonathan's age in Stranger Things 3: 18

Charlie has the second biggest age gap between himself in real life and his character in Stranger Things, Jonathan. He was born on February 6th 1994 in Bridlington, UK.

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