Who is Gabriel Bateman?
Gabriel Michael Bateman was born under the zodiac sign of Virgo on 10 September 2004, in Turlock, California USA; he holds American nationality and his ethnicity is of mixed English, Irish, Welsh and Scottish descent. He is an actor with over 30 credits to his name, perhaps known best for his role as Robert in the 2014 horror movie “Annabelle“, starring Annabelle Wallis, Ward Horton, and Alfre Woodard; the movie had seven award nominations and won three.
Early life, family, and education
Gabriel was raised in Turlock alongside his seven siblings by their parents Tim and Jonelle; Gabriel is the youngest, he has four brothers namely Judah, Aleq, Justin, and Noah E., and three sisters Leah, Hannah Rochelle, and Talitha Eliana.
When Gabriel launched his acting career, the whole family moved to Los Angeles, California, and his sister Talitha Eliana also started acting – she’s an actress with 25 credits to her name, perhaps known best for her role as Heidi in the movie “So B. It”.
Gabriel is attending the local high school, and should matriculate in 2022.
Roles in series
Gabriel made his first appearance on television as Littlest Goth Kid in an episode of the series “Maker Shack Agency”, followed by his role as Jared Cole in “Grey’s Anatomy”, a popular romantic drama that had 240 award nominations and won 81, including four Primetime Emmys.
In the TV mini-series “V.C. Andrews’ Dollanganger Saga”, he made an appearance as Boy at Barbecue, followed by his role as Ethan Taylor in “Stalker”, acting alongside Dylan McDermott, Victor Rasuk and Maggie Q, and was then cast to play Jason Jr. in the comedy drama “Your Family or Mine”.
He portrayed Cooper Flynn in the “Wicked City”, before he was cast to play Jack Hawthorne in “American Gothic” in 2016, a mystery crime drama starring Juliet Rylance, Justin Chatwin, and Antony Starr.
In the following years, he portrayed Joshua Austin in the “Outcast”, then was cast to play Wyatt McKenna in the Amazon Prime series “The Dangerous Book for Boys”, starring alongside Drew Powell and Chris Diamantopoulus in this adventure comedy drama about three young boys who, after their father died, found a book which was his guide to childhood and growing up.
Gabriel’s most recent role was in 2021, as Charlie Fox in the Apple TV series “The Mosquito Coast”, an adventure thriller drama starring Justin Theroux, Logan Polish and Melissa George, which had six award nominations and won one; the second season of the series was announced to be premiered in 2022.
Roles in movies
Gabriel made his debut on the big screen portraying Kid of Many in the 2012 movie “George Biddle, CPA”, followed by his appearance in the short movie “The Park Bench”, before he was cast to play Robert in the “Annabelle”. He then had support roles in the “Band of Robbers” and “Checkmate”, an action crime thriller starring Danny Glover, Sean Astin and Vinnie Jones.
Gabriel had a male lead role as Martin alongside Maria Bello and Teresa Palmer in the 2016 movie “Lights Out” a horror mystery drama which had nine award nominations and won three. Then he made his appearance in the TV movie “Mamma Dallas”, followed by roles in the movies “Benji” and “Saint Judy” in 2018.
In the following years, he was heard as a voice actor in “Playmobil: The Movie”, before he was cast to play Andy in “Child’s Play”, starring alongside Tim Matheson and Zahra Anderson in this science-fiction horror drama, followed by support roles in “Robert the Bruce”, “Think Like a Dog”, and “Unhinged”, before starring alongside Deborah Zoe and Elisha Henig in the short drama “Man of the Harvest”.
His most recent role was as Asa in the 2021 movie “Cipher”, starring alongside Elisha Henig and Adrian Grenier. His fans will next see him in “The Fabelmans”, a drama based on Steven Spielberg’s childhood memories, currently in the post-production, to be released in 2022.
Love life and relationships
According to some sources, it seems that Gabriel is in a relationship with a certain girl whose photos he’s posted onto his Instagram on Halloween night in 2021; under the photos, his friends commented how cute they were, and there is one photo featuring Gabriel kissing the girl. Her name hasn’t been revealed, however, it seems that they’re in love and enjoying the moment together.
As of late 2021, it seems that Gabriel is in a relationship, hasn’t been married, and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Gabriel’s popular hobby is playing video games – his favorites are the “League of Legends”, “Minecraft”, and “Grand Theft Auto V”.
He also likes to watch movies, especially enjoying horrors, with a couple of his favorites being “Wrong Turn”, “A Quiet Place”, “Don’t Breathe”, and “Halloween Kills” among others.
He likes reading – his favorite writers are Carrie Ryan and Maureen Johnson, and his favorite books are “The Forest of Hands and Teeth” and “The Name of the Star”.
In his spare time, he likes to hang out with his friends and siblings, and is into sports so he often plays basketball, football and tennis with them.
Thanks to his acting career, Gabriel has visited several US states, and also Mexico when he was shooting for the series “The Mosquito Coast”, making it his favorite travel destination; when it comes to his dream travel destination, that is Disneyland in Paris, France.
Gabriel has an account on Instagram, and that is the only social media platform that he uses; his account is followed by over 85,000 people, and most of his posts are updates about his work and his everyday life.
Age, height, and net worth
Gabriel is 17 years old, with brown hair and brown eyes; he weighs around 130lbs (60kgs) and is 5ft 4ins (1.67m) tall.
As of November 2021, his net worth has been estimated at already $700,000.