The Biography of Asa Butterfield Including His Dating Life, Career & Net Worth

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Have you ever watched the Holocaust film, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)? If yes, then you might be familiar with the main character in the series, Bruno. The role was portrayed by the British actor, Asa Butterfield. For his incredible performance in the movie, he was nominated for the London Film Critics Circle Award for Young British Performer of the Year when he was 11 years old.

The 23 years old, Asa proved that age is just a number and surprised many audiences with his incredible acting skills. He is active in the entertainment industry from 2006 and has appeared in many films and several TV series. From his appearances, he has not only gathered fame but also fortune. How much net worth does he have in 2020? The handsome guy, Asa is neither married nor single. Then, who is his girlfriend at present?

Let’s find out the dating history of Asa Butterfield along with early life, family, career, age, height, girlfriend, net worth in the lower sections of his biography. Stay tuned with us until the end.

Early Life of Asa Butterfield – Parents, Childhood

Asa Butterfield was born as Asa Maxwell Thornton Farr Butterfield on 1st April 1997 in Islington, London, England. His father, Sam Butterfield is an advertising copywriter, whereas, his mother, Jacqueline Farr is a psychologist. On 23rd November 2016, he had shared his childhood picture with his mum on his Instagram which he captioned saying:

Shoutout to all the mums about, you’re not as good as mine.

Asa Butterfield with his mother during his childhood
Asa Butterfield with his mother during his childhood
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On his Instagram account, he keeps sharing pictures with his family and also posts throwback pictures. For instance, he posted his childhood picture (throwback) on 5th December 2017. Moreover, he has an elder brother, Morgan Butterfield who is a British drummer, currently 27 years old. Besides, he has not disclosed anything about his educational background.

Professional Life: Career & Achievements

Asa Butterfield was so much interested in acting since his childhood. Matter of fact, he began acting when he was just seven years old at the Young Actors Theatre Islington. During the time, he initially came up with minor roles in the 2006 TV drama, After Thomas and then appeared in the 2007 film, Son of Rainbow. When he reached the age of 10, he made his appearance and played the lead role in The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas which was directed by Mark Herman. For portraying the role of Bruno, he was nominated for the British Independent Film Award.

Asa Butterfield on the set of Sex Education
Asa Butterfield on the set of Sex Education
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In the year 2008, Asa made his appearance in an episode of the British fantasy TV series, The Beginning of the End. After two years, he appeared in the 2010 horror film, The Wolfman. Since then, he appeared in many hit films such as Hugo (2011), Ender’s Game (2013), Ten Thousand Saints (2015), The House of Tomorrow s(2017), Then Came You (2018), Slaughterhouse Rulez (2018), and Greed (2019). Currently, he is playing the main role as Otis Milburn in the British comedy-drama web TV series, Sex Education alongside Gillian Anderson, Ncuti Gatwa, Emma Mackey, Alistair Petrie, Mimi Keene, and many others.

Age, Birthday & Zodiac Sign

Born in the year 1997, Asa Butterfield just entered his mid-twenties. His age is 24 years as of 2020. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas star, Asa celebrates his birthday every 1st April. According to his birth date, his birth sign ‘zodiac sign’ is  Aries.

Relationship Status: Who is He Dating?

The 24 years old, Asa Butterfield is quite open about his personal life. He is not yet married to anyone. Most of his fans are curious to find out his girlfriend, or they want to know who is he dating at present. According to some authorized sources, Asa is reported to be currently dating the English actress, Ella Purnell. The couple is reported to have been together since 2015.

Asa Butterfield while enjoying a beer
Asa Butterfield while enjoying a beer
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However, none of them have talked about their relationship status in front of the media. The sources also report that the couple has spotted together in many places. Until and unless any of them directly comes to the media to confirm dating each other, the media is unable to claim anything about their dating history. Matter of fact, Asa is active on Instagram with over 4.2 million followers. Until now, he has not shared any suspicious picture with any girl whom we can suspect to be his girlfriend.

Asa Butterfield enjoying a quality time at Giraffe Manor
Asa Butterfield enjoying quality time at Giraffe Manor
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Asa currently seems to be focusing on his career rather than his love life. If he is really dating, then we must say he is so much expert in hiding his relationship status. Well, he will surely come to disclose his girlfriend in the near future. For now, he is out of controversies.


The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas star, Asa Butterfield stands at the height of 1.83m i.e. 6 feet 0 inches.

Net Worth: $5 Million

The British actor, Asa Butterfield is serving the entertainment industry for a long time. He is active in his career from 2006 and has appeared in many hit films and popular TV series. According to the Celebrity Net Worth, he enjoys $5 Million net worth as of 2020.

Let’s take a look at his movies with a total budget and its box office collection in the below table:

S.N. Movies Total Budget Box Office Collection
1. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas $12.5 million $44.1 million
2. Hugo (film) $150–170 million $185.8 million
3. The Wolfman (2010 film) $150 million $139.8 million
4. Ender’s Game (film) $110–115 million $125.5 million

As we can see above, Asa’s films have done great in the box office. He surely gathered much of his fortune from his appearances in these hit movies. Therefore, Asa is leading a lavish lifestyle as of 2020.

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