Atticus Shaffer is an American based actor, who is best recognized for representing Brick Heck on famous ABC sitcom entitled The Middle, and also known for voicing Edgar within a movie entitled Frankenweenie, as Ono on the Disney Junior series entitled The Lion Guard, as well as for his short appearance made in Hancock. Keep reading to know more about Atticus Shaffer’s net worth in 2018.
Atticus Shaffer Early Life
Atticus Shaffer was born in year 1998 to Debbie and Ron. His birthplace was Santa Clarita, situated inside California. At present, he lives in Acton, situated inside California. This actor is suffering from osteogenesis imperfecta, identified as a condition which relates to lack in type 1 collagen, directing to fragile bones.
Besides, his small stature which is due to the condition has allowed him to represent a character shown on The Middle. The character is actually about five to seven years smaller in comparison to his actual life age.
He is basically homeschooled and recognized as keen reader, matching to a character that he has represented on The Middle. Besides, his father possesses half Italian origin, while his mother has half Polish origin.
Atticus Shaffer Career, Awards & Achievement
Atticus Shaffer started off his career by working as an actor in famous television series known as ‘The Class’. Moreover, he has shown character of Jonah within one of the series’ episode, name of the series is ‘The Class Rides a Bull’ in year 2001.
He has too noted his movie debut in year 2008. Moreover, he was given a minor role within a film known as ‘Leaving Barstow’. Also, in the same year, the actor too acted in ‘Hancock’. It is his condition which allows him to act a role inside a series known as The Middle.
Apart from that, the actor is usually famous due to his special performance done as Brick Heck within an ABC’s popular series known as ‘The Middle’. In the same way, he too acted in varied television series and even in some of the films.
Names of films in which he acted are ‘Out of Jimmy’s Head’, ‘My Name is Earl’, ‘Fish Hooks’, ‘The Lion Guard’, ‘Home Adventures with Tip & Oh’, ‘The American Carol’, ‘Super Buddies’, ‘The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar’, etc.
Other than acting in films, the actor too performed on varied entertainment shows viz. ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’, ‘Entertainment Tonight’, ‘The Tonight Show With Jay Leno’ etc.
Awards & Achievements:
Atticus Shaffer has won Diversity Award for Actor with a Physical or Emotional Disability in association with Media Access Awards in year 2010. Moreover, the actor also got nominated for several acting awards, including one Young Artist Award.
Net Worth of Atticus Shaffer:
Atticus Shaffer has an estimated net worth of $4 million. He has made most of his fortune with his career as an actor, appearing in films, sitcoms, series, shows, etc.
When he was of age nine, he started professional acting career. The actor has started his on-camera based career in association with guest featuring roles on some shows like “Days of Our Lives”, “The Class”, and “Human Giant”.
From year 2008, he started working in many films, performing in some projects like “An American Carol”, “Hancock”, “Opposite Day” and “The Unborn”. From year 2010, this actor has lent the voice of Albert Glass meant for an animated series entitled “Fish Hooks”.
Besides, he too voiced characters in some animated films like “Super Buddy” and “Frankenweenie”. Till now, he is highly famous for his co-starring role made on famous comedy entitled “The Middle”.
Atticus Shaffer is one of those actors who proved that physical disabilities cannot ruin a person’s career provided he/she is determined to work well. He is having type IV Osteogenesis Imperfecta, known as a genetic condition which has kept him extremely small.
Other than acting roles, he too lent his voice for many characters till date.