An American child actor Iain Armitage who is most known for his roles as Ziggy Chapman in the HBO television series named Big Little Lies. Further, he joined the cast of The Glass Castle and I’m Not Here.


Recently in 2017, he was cast as 9-year old Sheldon Cooper in young Sheldon a backstory of the popular television sitcom, The Big Bang Theory.

Iain Armitage Early Life and Education

Iain Armitage was born on 15th July 2008, in Georgia, the U.S. to Lee Armitage and Euan Morton. His father is a famous American actor, and his mother is a theater producer. He is the grandson of Richard Lee Armitage, the former United States Deputy Secretary of State. He holds the American nationality and belongs to White American ethnicity.

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Iain attended a private school in the U.S. Despite being in grade school age; he made a name for himself as a theater critic through his famous YouTube channel named IainLovesTheatre.

Iain Armitage Career

The 10-years old actor, Iain began his career in the field of acting. He has owed a YouTube channel named IainLovesTheatre. He offers several reviews of productions on his YouTube channel including Cats and Othello.

In 2017, he featured in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit with a role of Theo Lachere who was kidnapped.

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Furthermore, he featured in an episode of Impractical Jokers. He was also seen with a role of Ziggy Chapman in the HBO Miniseries entitled Big Little Lies.

Iain appeared in The Glass Castle, a film adaptation of Jeannette Walls memoir of the same name. Along with Brie Larson, he starred in the movie. Moreover, he was also cast as Sheldon Cooper in the sitcom The Big Bang Theory.

Iain Armitage Personal Life

One of the youngest actors, Iain Armitage, is interested in acting. As he is too young to be in a relationship, he is not found dating anyone to date. Instead of focusing on his personal details he is concerned in building his professional career. In an interview with him, he was asked how he prepared himself for the role, to which he replied:

I Love Playing things like Transformers. Movies are basically just playing, but bigger, and people watching.

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Iain is seen active on different social media including Instagram and Twitter. His hobbies include spending time with friends, learning languages, traveling to Scotland and playing with toys and dogs. As he is also one of the theater critics, he has more than 5,000 YouTube subscribers on his channel.

Iain Armitage Net Worth

The proficient child actor, Iain is living a luxurious life along with his parents in Virginia. Although Iain Armitage’s net worth has not been revealed yet, his father’s net worth is reported to be around $200,000.

However, he is believed to earn an astonishing amount of salary from his acting career and YouTube channel.