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Skylar Gaertner Wikipedia-Everything From Age, Height, To Parents & Net Worth Of The Ozark Alum



Facts of Skylar Gaertner

Birth Date2004
Birth NameSkylar Gaertner
Birth CityNew York City
Birth CountryAmerica
Father NameTim Gaertner
Mother NameAnne Gaertner
Gender IdentityMale
Height163 cm
SibilingsJenna Rae Gaertner, Jadyn Gaertner
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Skylar Gaertner is a young American actor who started his journey at the age of three. 

Over the years, the child prodigy has been part of many successful ventures—movies and television shows such as Lipstick Jungle, Nurse Jackie, Alex of Venice, The Ticket, and Daredevil

However, Gaertner rose to fame and gained national and international fame following his role as Jonah Byrde in the critically acclaimed and Emmy Award-winning series Ozark

He portrayed the introverted youngest child of Marty (Jason Bateman) and Wendy Byrde (Laura Linney), a suburban Chicago couple who later become involved with money launderers and other nefarious activities. 

For his performance, Skylar received a nomination for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series and for a Young Entertainer Award for Best Supporting Young Actor. 

So what is Skylar Gaertner's age? What is his height? Who are his parents? How much is his net worth? We have all the details here. 

Skylar Gaertner-Age, Height, Parents, And Siblings

Skylar Gaertner was born in 2004 in New York City. As of November 2022, he is 18 years old and stands at the height of 5' 4" (163 cm). 

His parents are Tim Gaertner and Anne Gaertner. He is very close to his parents. On Father's Day, the rising actor shared a throwback picture of him and his dad and wished him a special day with a special message.  

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Young Skylar Gaertner with his father Tim Gaertner

He wrote: 

Happy Father’s Day to all the great Dads out there! I know I have the best, (Tim Gaertner), but yours might be pretty good too.😉

Similarly, Gaertner has all the right things to say about her mother. On Mother's Day, he wished his mom, stating: 

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY-Thank you Mom, (Anne Gaertner), for always being there for me. I don’t know where I’d be without your love, patience, and direction. 

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Young Skylar Gaertner with his mother Anne Gaertner

He also has two siblings, both sisters (Jenna Rae and Jadyn Gaertner), and seems very close to them. The actor often shares snaps with them on his official Instagram account.

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Career Highlights: Roles In Locke & Key And Daredevil  

Skylar Gaertner fell in love with the camera and acting at a very young age. He started his journey in the entertainment world at the mere age of three. 

He started appearing in commercials and made his acting debut within a year, playing a small supporting role in the pilot for Lipstick Jungle at 4. 

In the same year, in 2008, he guest starred on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Anthony in the episode titled Smut. 

In 2011, Gaertner was offered to play in the TV movie Locke & Key. The film is an adaptation of an American comic book series written by Joe Hill. IMDb describes the movie as: 

An adventure story centered around three children who become the caretakers of a New England mansion that is home to a bevy of secrets and magic. 

He was cast for the role of Bode Locke, one of the three main protagonists and the youngest of the Locke children. 

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Skylar Gaertner 

As per the reports, he was handpicked by Steven Spielberg for the original Locke & Key. However, the show was originally meant to air on network TV in 2011, but it didn’t get picked up after the pilot.  

In the same year, Skylar had minor roles in the TV series Team Umizoomi (an episode titled Milli Saves the Day) and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (as Emmett Drake in an episode titled 73 Seconds). 

Similarly, the 18-year-old is credited for roles in the television series Person of Interest (as Danny Cahill in an episode titled Blue Code), Nurse Jackie (as Jake in the episode Luck of the Drawing), and The Americans (as Doug Tanner in the episodes New Car and ARPANET).

Gaertner's first biggest role was in Netflix's Daredevil; A blind lawyer by day, vigilante by night. Matt Murdock fights the crime of New York as Daredevil. 

He had a recurring role in the first season of the show, where he played Young Matt Murdock. He appeared in episodes of Into the Ring, Cut Man, Stick, and Please. 

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Skylar Gaertner as young Matt Murdock in Daredevil

Likewise, Skylar Gaertner has been part of a few movies and TV shows over the years, and they are listed below: 

  1. They Came Together-as Tucker
  2. Alex of Venice-as Dakota
  3. Every Secret Thing-as Jimmy (uncredited)
  4. Sleeping with Other People-as Oliver
  5. I Smile Back-as Eli Brooks
  6. 1956-as Young Nicu
  7. The Ticket-as Jonah.

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Played Jonah Byrde In Ozark 

Skylar Gaertner's undoubtedly most famous role is Jonah Byrde in the Emmy-winning series Ozark. The crime drama was created by Bill Dubuque and Mark Williams for Netflix. 

The show tells the story of Jason Bateman (Marty Byrde) and Laura Linney (Wendy Byrde), an unhappy married couple who, with their two kids, Sofia Hublitz as Charlotte Byrde and Gaertner as Jonah Byrde, move to the Lake of the Ozarks and become money launderers to save each other's lives. 

The first season was released on July 21, 2017, and the last season was released on April 29, 2022.

Ozark received huge acclaim from fans and critics alike—it received a total of 45 Primetime Emmy Award nominations, including three for Outstanding Drama Series. 

Gaertner was only 12 when he auditioned for the show and basically spent his childhood on the set. 

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Skylar Gaertner as Jonah Byrde in Emmy Award-winning series Ozark-A picture shows his five years journey on the show with his on-screen parents Marty (Jason Bateman) and Wendy Byrde (Laura Linney) and a sister Charlotte Byrde (Sofia Hublitz).

He completed both middle school and high school on set, taking his A.P. classes inside the Byrde family home. In an interview, the actor stated: 

“I spent a lot of time in the bathroom because we converted that into the school room while we were filming, so I would be doing school in there. Whenever someone came in the door, I’d say, ‘Welcome to our humble commode.’”  

In the same interview, Skylar also talked about the last day on the set, which was a bittersweet experience. He stated: 

“The last day [of filming], there were definitely a lot of emotions,” he says. “You can’t help but feel something of the sense of finality, even though a lot of it doesn’t really sink in then.” 

The 18-year-old, as of now, seems to be busy with his education as he decided to give more focus to academics.

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How Much Is The Net Worth Of Skylar Gaertner?  

Skylar Gaertner is still in the initial phase of his career and has a long way to go. According to some online sources, his current net worth is estimated at $500k. 

Reportedly, in America, a child actor's average base rate is $1,030 for either a half-hour or one-hour show on one day. 

Similarly, in 2020, it was reported that in the United States, actors of all ages had a median salary of $21.88 an hour. At the low end, actors made $10.51 an hour, and at the high end, $64.92 an hour. 

Children also pay taxes just like adults and owe a 10% commission to their agent plus a management commission. 

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Skylar Gaertner Net Worth 2022 

Salaries are determined by a variety of factors, including production house, experience, talent, popularity, and others. 

Gaertner, along with his name and fame, also earned money from his main role in Ozark. His salary is reported to be between $50 and $100k per episode. 

Reportedly, his on-screen parents, Marty (Jason Bateman) and Wendy Byrde (Laura Linney) made $300,000 per episode for the first season of Ozark.

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Is He Dating Someone?  

The 18-year-old rising star, Skylar Gaertner, is very low-key and private and does not reveal much about his personal life. 

Being in the limelight comes with repercussions. That means constant media and public scrutiny; while some people enjoy the attention, others prefer to avoid it, and Gaertner is firmly in the latter camp. 

He rarely finds himself the subject of tabloid fodder, and that’s likely because he prefers to keep his home life far away from the press. 

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Rising Actor Skylar Gaertner  

The actor has not introduced anyone as his partner, and we can assume he is single at the moment. 

As of now, Skylar is busy with his college life. Aside from that, he loves traveling and has a huge interest in photography.

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Updated On Wed Nov 02 2022 Published OnTue Nov 01 2022 By riley

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