Who is Ethan Wacker?
Ethan Wacker was born in Hawaii, USA, on 8 May 2002 – his zodiac sign is Taurus, and he holds American nationality. He’s an actor, YouTuber and a social media star, who’s appeared in close to 10 movies and TV series, and is perhaps known best for his portrayal of Bernie Schotz in the family comedy series “Bizaardvark”. It was created by Josh Lehrman and Kyle Stegina, starred Olivia Rodrigo, Madison Hu and DeVore Ledridge, and follows Frankie and Paige who are running their vlog channel “Bizaardvark”; the series aired from 2016 to 2019, and won two of the nine awards for which it was nominated.
Early life and education
Ethan was raised in Hawaii alongside his brother Christian, by their parents Richard F. Wacker and Eileen Wacker; nothing else is known about Ethan’s family, as he respects their privacy.
He became interested in acting at a very early age, and was seven when he appeared in his first play, performed at his elementary school. Ethan then started appearing in plays at a community theatre, launching his acting career in 2013 aged nine, with his voicing of the main character Green Hamster, in the animated series “Fujimini Island Adventures”. It also starred Anita Vora, and follows two friends who are making the Icarus spacecraft featured in the movie “Planet of the Apes”.
Ethan then continued acting throughout his entire education.
He attended a local high school, and was interested in a couple of activities during his four years there, including creative writing and playing soccer.
Upon matriculating in 2020, he chose not to pursue a college degree, but to focus on acting and his YouTube channel.
Roles in TV series
In 2015, Ethan voiced Stinky in the animated family drama “The Stinky & Dirty Show”, and in the same year voiced the supporting character Pip Whipley, in the popular animated family adventure “Mission Force One”. It was created by Sascha Paladino, starred Fiona Bishop, Dee Bradley Baker and Tom Kenny, and follows Miles and his family who are travelling in outer space; the series aired from 2015 to 2018, and won one of the five awards for which it was nominated.
In 2016, Ethan appeared in two episodes of the award-winning action comedy drama “K. C. Undercover” – his only other TV series role has bene his portrayal of Chad in the 2017 episode “Poniu I Ke Aloha” of the popular action crime drama “Hawaii Five-0”. It was created by Peter M. Lenkov and Alex Kurtzman, starred Alex O’Loughlin, Scott Caan and Taylor Wily, and follows Steve McGarrett who is leading his own team of detectives Five-0, trying to find his father’s murderer; the series aired from 2010 to 2020, and won 18 of the 46 awards for which it was nominated, including four Primetime Emmy nominations.
Roles in movies
Ethan has appeared in only three films. He made his debut appearance with his portrayal of Coop in the 2015 comedy “Boys in Blue”, directed by Victor Nelli Jr, and which starred Josie Totah, Phil Morris and Caleel Harris. The movie follows two teenage police officers, Tanner and Copper, who are working at Junior Varsity Police Department.
In 2017, he appeared in the music video “Disney Channel Stars: Duck Tales Theme Song”, and the following year saw Ethan appear in the comedy “Tour of Mythicality”.
In 2016, Ethan sang the song “Kid at the Adult Table” in the episode “Agh, Humbug” of the series “Bizaardvark”.
He could’ve been seen featured in the 2016 short talk-show “Bizaardvark: Justine Magazine Exclusive”, the 2017 game-show “Be Your Best Snackdown”, and the 2019 TV special “The Young Entertainer Awards”.
Awards and nominations
Ethan was nominated for a 2019 Young Entertainer Award for Best Leading Young Actor – Television Series, for his performance in “Bizaardvark”.
Ethan launched his self-titled YouTube channel on 25 December 2015, and it’s today subscribed to by close to 250,000 people, while it numbers close to 10 million views of all his vides combined. He’s mostly focused on uploading videos which feature him pulling pranks and answering his fans’ questions, and we’re going to mention three of the most popular amongst these, which have helped Ethan attract many subscribers.
His #1 video “PLAYING BASKETBALL WITH THE GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS!!!!” has been watched close to 1.5 million times since 12 October 2017, and features Ethan playing basketball with his favorite team.
His second most popular video “WHO’S MY FAVORITE TEAM 10 MEMBER (QnA)” has been watched over a million times since 17 June 2017, and follows Ethan as he’s answering some of his fans’ frequently asked questions.
His third most watched video “Madison and Olivia do my makeup (help me)” has been viewed close to a million times since 3 July 2016, and features Ethan’s friends Olivia and Madison putting make-up on him.
Love life and girlfriend
Ethan is highly secretive when it comes to his love life, and there’s only a single girl whom he has been with, that the public knows about. Back in 2018, he started dating Olivia Rodrigo, after the two had met on the set of the series “Bizaardvark”.
Olivia is an actress and a singer, who has appeared in close to 20 movies and TV series, and is known best for her performances in “Bizaardvark” and the musical comedy series “High School Musical: The Musical – The Series”; she’s won four of the 14 awards for which she’s been nominated.
Ethan and Olivia were together for close to a year, and could’ve been seen attending most of their red carpet events hand in hand.
However, as of December 2021, Ethan seems to be single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Ethan is an Instagram star, as he’s today followed by more than two million people on the network, while he’s uploaded over 500 pictures, most taken during his everyday life, and many featuring him spending time with his friends and family.
He’s a fan of tattoos, and has one on his chest.
He likes to travel, and his career has taken him to a couple of US states, while his dream travel destination is Florence in Italy.
Ethan is physically quite active, and has a couple of training sessions at the gym every week, thus his muscular body.
He has his own favorite actor and actress, Vin Diesel and Scarlett Johansson, while a couple of his favorite movies include the franchise “Fast and Furious”, “Black Widow”, and “Don Jon”.
Age, height and net worth
Ethan’s age is 19. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) and he weighs around 130lbs (60kgs).
As of December 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $300,000.