Quick Facts Asa Butterfield

  • NameAsa Butterfield
  • Birth NameAsa Maxwell Thornton Farr Butterfield
  • FatherSam Butterfield
  • MotherJacqueline Farr
  • NationalityBritish
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionActor
  • Working ForMovies
  • Net Worth$ 5 million
  • Eye ColorBlue
  • Hair ColorLight brown
  • Weight in KG66 kg
  • MarriedN/A
  • EducationStoke Newington School & Sixth Form
  • AwardsBest Youth in Film
  • MoviesThe Space Between Us
  • TV ShowMerlin
  • SiblingsMorgan Butterfield, Marlie Butterfield, Loxie Butterfield
  • Birth Year1997
  • Birth month04
  • Birth PlaceIslington, London, England

An English actor Asa Butterfield began his career at the age of seven starring in the television drama After Thomas and the comedy film Son of Rambow. Butterfield is known for portraying the main character Bruno in the Holocaust film The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. 

Asa Butterfield won Las Vegas Film Critics Society for Best Youth in Film in 2011 and NFCS Award in 2012. As of 2019, the net worth of Butterfield is estimated to be $5 million. Scroll to know more about his personal life, career, and so on.

Asa Butterfield Net Worth, Salary, and Income

An English actor, Butterfield’s net worth as of 2019, is $5 million which he accumulated through his acting career. To date, he has starred in several films and television series which assisted him to collect this much fortune. 

According to the Bureau of labour salary statistic, an English actor earns around £106 or $140 which is 6% above the national average. Their salary is based upon the work and status therefore as a proficient actor, Butterfield also earns a substantial amount as his salary from his work.

In 2008, Butterfield portrayed a lead role of Bruno in a movie, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. The movie was produced in a budget of $12.5 million and grossed around $44.1 million from the box office. Supposedly, the cast and crew member of the movie also earned a relishing amount from the movie.

Reportedly, Asa is also linked with a popular brand, Addidas from which he adds quite more fortune as the endorsement deal. 

Asa Butterfield Girlfriend, Affairs, and Personal Life

In addition to his performance and achievement, Asa Butterfield also got highlighted with his relationship status. There were rumours of him being connected with many girls.

Butterfield does not frequently document his personal life to the media, thus it is difficult to figure out his relationship status. However, he was once in a relationship with Ella Purnell, an English actress currently playing the lead role in the American television series Sweetbitter where Brad Pitt is featured as executive producer. 

Asa and Ella first met on the set of the film and eventually started dating. The pair was reported to start dating in 2015 when Butterfield shared a photo with Ells on vacation at Mauritius on Instagram. Nevertheless, their relationship couldn’t last long as the couple departed their ways. According to the news, it is said Ella started dating Tom Holland after the breakup.

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On 20th June, Butterfield shared a photo with a Bulgarian-Canadian actress Nina Debrov. After the photo was shared, several speculations about the couple being in a cozy relationship were surfaced on the internet. But neither Butterfield nor Nina confirmed their relationship so it is still unknown whether the pair is actually dating or not.

Asa Butterfield Early Life and Education

Asa Butterfield was born as Asa Maxwell Thornton Farr Butterfield on 1st April 1997, in Islington, London, England to father, Sam Butterfield, and mother, Jacqueline Farr. As per his nationality, he is British and belongs to White ethnicity. Further, his star sign is Aries. 

Butterfield grew up along with his elder brother, Morgan and younger sister, Lexie. To date, the details about Butterfield’s educational background are not revealed to the media. 

Asa Butterfield Career, Awards and Nominations

Asa Butterfield began is acting at the age of seven, from Young Actors Theatre Islington, on Friday afternoons after school. He subsequently secured minor roles in the TV drama After Thomas and Son of Rambow in 2007. In 2008, Butterfield starred as Donny in Ashes to Ashes as a guest role.

Some of his feature film and television series are enlisted below.


 Year Title Role Notes
 2007 Son of Rambow Brethren Boy 
 2008 The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Bruno 
 2010 The Wolfman Younger Ben Talbot 
 2014 X+Y Nathan Ellis also known as A Brilliant Young Mind
 2017  Journey’s End Jimmy Raleigh 
 2018 Slaughterhouse Rulez Willoughby Blake 


 Year Title Role Notes
 2006 After Thomas Andrew Television film
 2008–09 Merlin Mordred 3 episodes
 2017 Thunderbirds Are Go Space Controller Conrad (voice) 1 episode

Since the released date of British Comedy-drama web television series, Sex Education, Butterfield is portraying the role of Otis Milburn along with Gillian Anderson and Emma Mackey. Also the famous English actress, Mimi Keene portrays the role of Ruby in the series.


 Year Award Category Work Result
2008 British Independent Film Award Most Promising Newcomer The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Nominated
2009 NSPCCAward Young British Performer of the Year The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Nominated
2011 Las Vegas Film Critics Society Best Youth in Film Hugo Won
2012 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Young Actor/Actress Hugo Nominated
2014 British Independent Film Awards Best Actor X+Y Nominated
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