Gaetano John “Gaten” Matarazzo III or simply Gaten Matarazzo though he began his career on the Broadway stage as Benjamin in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert and as Gavroche in Les Misérables, we remember him and love him for playing Dustin Henderson on Stranger Things.
Many good things happened to Dustin since Stranger Things. He got picked to be the host of Netflix’s Prank Encounters; got his mark in the industry; more than 14.5 million users started following him on social media; he likely even got a beautiful girlfriend around that time. So, Gaten Matarazzo’s girlfriend’s name is Lizzy Yu. And we shall tell you all about her in the rest of this ‘Lizzy Yu Bio’.
Meet Lizzy Yu, Gaten Matarazzo’s Girlfriend
With Connecticut-born Gaten Matarazzo becoming more popular with each new coming Stranger Things season, he has also brought attention to his personal life. And recently when a video of him went viral on TikTok, his dating life and girlfriend Lizzy Yu generated even more curiosity among the fans.
Gaten and Lizzy celebrated their ‘4 years anniversary’ on 5 March 2022. And on this day, Gaten took to his IG to thank his “goob” for being his best friend. And the other time Gaten lovingly nicknamed his girl as either ‘sunshine’ or ‘nugget’,
By the look of things, this couple has been vocal about their relationship from the very start. Gaten started Instagramming their pictures on his social media in 2018.
Also, in an interview (from May 2022) with Esquire, he shared that he is moving into a new apartment in New Jersey with Lizzy and their three cats. As for ‘how they met’, Gaten had not yet exposed this story.
Also lately, on 22 May 2022, the two went to prom together and later shared a blurry yet very beautiful picture of them from the event.
Lizzy Yu Job
Lizzy Yu despite gaining fame as the girlfriend of Stranger Things star Gaten Matarazzo is looking to find her own footing in the entertainment industry. And as of the time of this writing, she went by musical theater performer and Instagram sensation. To add to this, she is also an actress and has already worked on Avatar: The Last Airbender and Somewhere in Queens. Both of these are set to premiere in 2022. The film Somwhere in Queens was scheduled to premiere at Tribeca Film Festival on 10 June 2022.
It was Deadline, that revealed Lizzy plays Azula, she has been added to the cast of the Netflix adaptation of Avatar: The Last Airbender. The outlet had mentioned her by her other name: Elizabeth Yu before going on to describe her character Azula. They briefed that Azula is a relentless perfectionist who will stop at nothing to secure her spot as the heir to the throne.
How Much Is Lizzy Yu’s Net Worth?
Lizzy Yu reportedly had an estimated $250K as her net worth as of 2022.
So far, Lizzy went to Pinelands Regional Highschool and Frog Pond Elementary. And in both of these institutes, she took drama classes.
Lizzy has already performed so many times on stage. So it’s been a while since she has been a Thespian.
Lizzy Yu Age
Lizzy Yu was born in 2002. So, she reached the age of 19 in 2021.
Lizzy Yu Family
Once on Mother’s Day, Lizzy Yu wrote “Happy Mamas Day to the woman that brought up two crazy little Asian girls with love, love you mama ♥️” as a caption in an IG post and everyone came to know that she is adopted by an American family.
Lizzy has a sister Liann Yu who is seemingly older than her. Both the Yus were reportedly adopted by the same family in the States. Liann, who went to Pinelands Regional High School, is also an aspiring actress. She is on Instagram @lianny and often can be seen on Lizzy’s as well.
Is Lizzy Yu On Instagram?
Indeed! Lizzy Yu could be found on Instagram @lizz.yu where she had 67 posts and 428K followers as of 3 June 2022.
Lizzy Yu Height
Young and beautiful Lizzy Yu stands below 5’5” tall and we can see she also has got some tattoos. And her boyfriend Gaten was also not disappointed when his doctors told him that he was done growing taller at 5′ 5″.
Where Is Lizzy Yu From?
Lizzy hails from some part of Asia but ever since she can remember, she has called Mystic Island in New Jersey her home. And not long ago, she was looking to move with her boyfriend to his new apartment.
As for Gaten, he grew up in Little Egg Harbor in New Jersey with his parents Gaetano and Heather Matarazzo.
When Is Lizzy Yu’s Birthday?
Lizzy Yu’s birthday is on the 5th of October. And for people born on this day, their zodiac sign is Libra.