Caleb McLaughlin

Caleb Ronald McLaughlin is an American actor born on October 13, 2001. He is best known as Lucas Sinclair in “Stranger Things,” for which he won a SAG award. McLaughlin is a talented actor who has an impressive filmography. He may be young, but he is already an award-winning star who has a promising career ahead of him. So, join us to celebrate his birthday today!

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Caleb Ronald McLaughlin

Birth date:

October 13, 2001



Zodiac Sign:



5' 8"

Relationship Status:


Net Worth:

$3 million

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Caleb Ronald McLaughlin is an American actor of the new generation. He’s a Libra, born on October 13, 2001. He grew up in Carmel, New York, and attended Kent Primary School. McLaughlin later attended George Fischer Middle School for a year before attending Seven Star School of Performing Arts in Brewster, New York for another year. After this, he studied at the Harlem School of the Arts under the former “Lion King” producer Aubrey Lynch.

McLaughlin’s first acting role as a child was in “Lost in the Stars,” the opera. He earned his first starring role as Young Simba on Broadway from 2012 to 2015. Some of his earlier roles include “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” in 2013, “Unforgettable” in 2014, and “Forever” in 2014. In 2016, the actor received his breakthrough role as Lucas Sinclair in the Netflix series “Stranger Things.” He has appeared in 34 episodes of the show’s three seasons and the fourth season premiered on May 27, 2022. In 2018, McLaughlin won the N.A.A.C.P. Image Award for ‘Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie, or Limited Series)’ for his performance in “Stranger Things.” This series earned him more awards, including the 2017 Screen Actors Guild Award for ‘Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.’ In 2019, McLaughlin played Darius in “High Flying Bird,” and in 2020, he made his feature film debut in “Concrete Cowboy” where he starred as Cole alongside Idris Elba.

McLaughlin is a talented actor whose personal life is under wraps. He is currently single and shares his success with his friends and family.

Career timeline


McLaughlin stars as Young Simba on Broadway.

“Stranger Things”

McLaughlin stars as Lucas Sinclair in “Stranger Things.”

The N.A.A.C.P. Image Awards

McLaughlin wins the N.A.A.C.P. Image Award for ‘Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie, or Limited Series)’ for “Stranger Things.”

His Feature Film Debut

McLaughlin makes his feature film debut in “Concrete Cowboys.”

Why We Love Caleb McLaughlin

  1. He’s an advocate

    McLaughlin is an advocate for body positivity. He has spearheaded several social media campaigns like #EmbraceYour Face and #BeYourBiggestFan, in promoting self-esteem, body, and image positivity.

  2. He’s talented

    McLaughlin is a very talented actor. He embodies every role he’s given.

  3. He’s handsome

    McLaughlin is growing into a handsome young adult. His charms have won the hearts of many fans the world over.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. He made the “Forbes” list

    McLaughlin made the “Forbes” ‘30 Under 30 Class of 2021’ list in the field of Hollywood and Entertainment.

  2. A ladies’ man

    In a “Huffington Post” interview, McLaughlin proclaimed himself as a ladies’ man.

  3. He loves being in the ‘80s

    McLaughlin’s favorite part about filming “Stranger Things” is experiencing the ‘80s, as he was born after that significant time period.

  4. He’s a germaphobe

    McLaughlin is afraid of germs and always keeps his environment germ-free.

  5. He’s achieved his dream role

    McLaughlin’s dream role was to play Young Simba, and he’s achieved that.

Caleb McLaughlin FAQs

Is Caleb McLaughlin a twin?

No, he isn’t.

How old is Sadie Sink?

McLaughlin’s co-star, Sink, is 20 years in 2022.

Is his co-star, Millie Bobby Brown, deaf?

Brown cannot hear in one ear and was born with partial hearing loss.

Caleb McLaughlin’s birthday dates

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