Drew Starkey Biography, Age, Career, Relationship, Net worth

Drew Starkey is an American television actor who is still making his way up the ladder of fame. He gained public recognition when he acted in two 2018 movies: “Love, Simon” and “The Hate U Give.” He was also featured in Outer Banks, a Netflix-available movie where he played the role of Rafe Cameron. He’s also a social media influencer with a significant follower base. Read more below.

Profile Summary

Birth NameDrew Starkey
Date of BirthNovember 04, 1993
Age30 years old
Place of BirthHickory, North Carolina, USA
ParentsTodd Starkey and Jodi Ballard Hutto
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
EducationWestern Carolina University
Zodiac signScorpio
Relationship statusSingle
Current place of residenceLos Angeles
OccupationActor, Model
Height6’2
Weight79kg
Eye ColorBlue
Net Worth$350,000 – $750, 000
ReligionChristianity
SiblingsLogan Starkey, Brooke Starkey, and Mackayla Starkey

Birth and Early life of Drew Starkey

Born Joseph Drew Starkey, the American actor has his birthplace as Hickory, North Carolina, USA. Drew grew up in the same city. He was born on November 4, 1993, to his parents, Todd Starkey and Jodi Ballard Hutto. He is 30 years old.

He is of American nationality. Growing up, Drew picked up a special interest in drama role plays and acting. He was born into a Christian home and has maintained the faith through adulthood.

Drew Starkey photo by Jovon Roberts
Drew Starkey photo by Jovon Roberts

Education

Drew Starkey was a student at St. Stephens High School in his hometown of Hickory, North Carolina. Thereafter, he proceeded to Western Carolina University where he majored in Theatre performance and English. He graduated from college in 2016.

He also won the inaugural Charles Stephen Stancil Stephens-Kudzu Players Scholarship. The scholarship is usually given to students of the School of Stage and Screen academic program who had good acting potential.

Physical appearance and body stats

Drew Starkey is of a tall aesthetic build. Luckily, we have his exact stats. He stands at a staggering height of 6’2” and weighs an impressive 174 pounds. His hair color is blonde while his eyes have a darkish brown appearance.

Family

Drew’s parents, Todd Starkey (father) and Jodi Ballard Hutto (mother) raised him together until their divorce while Drew was still young. He has a brother and two sisters from his parents’ union. His sisters are Mackayla Starkey and Brooke Starkey while his only brother is Logan Starkey.

The siblings appear to share a strong bond with each other as Drew’s Instagram page has pictures of him with his siblings. There’s also a picture of him and Logan as they cheer their sister upon her graduation. Sadly though, his parents divorced while they were still kids.

While his father stayed single after the divorce, his mother later got married to Brian Hutto. They are still married currently and reside together in Stanley, North Carolina. Drew’s father, Todd Starkey currently coaches a basketball team at Kent State University, Ohio.

Relationship status

At the moment, the 29 years old is still single and he hasn’t informed the public about the existence of a girlfriend. However, rumors have it that he is in a romantic relationship with Claire Van der Linden. The duo has been spotted together on several occasions.

There’s also a picture of the pair at a beach. Also, the relationship is said to have lingered since 2014. Drew also shared on social media, a picture of him with Rachel Fox Marie with the caption, ‘love doves’. This also stirred rumors that the duo was in a relationship. He didn’t come out to debug the rumors, leaving his fans speculating. He was also reported to be in a relationship with Odessa A’zion, an actress who he acted alongside in the Hellraiser movie (2022).

Career and Filmography

Drew’s career started as a radio and theater artist. Upon graduation from college, he appeared on set as a gambling soldier in the film, ‘Mercy Street’. Before then, he made his first movie appearance while in school, in a 2014 film titled The Radical Notion of Gene Mutation where in which he acted as Patrick Clemens. In 2018 he was featured in “American Animals.” where he played a minute role as Fart Boy.

In 2019, Drew appeared in the horror-themed TV series “Scream” as Hawkins. Fans loved his acting in the movie and that was where he started gaining recognition. Also, Drew was the 5th LGBT character to appear in Scream.
In the same year, Drew was featured in the award-winning movie, Mine 9 as Ryan. He featured in the movie alongside Terry Serpico, Mark Ashworth, and other top movie actors and actresses. The movie was directed and written by Eddie Mensore and it won awards such as; Best Film at Arizona International Film Festival 2019. Other movies that Drew appeared in include; Just Mercy, Queen Sugar, Doom Patrol, and lots more.

The movie that introduced him to fame is Outer Banks (2020) where he played the role of Rafe Cameron, one of the main characters and the secondary antagonist in the series. If you have watched Outer Banks, Rafe is the eldest son of Ward Cameron, the older brother of Sarah and Wheezie, and the stepson of Rose Cameron. Outer Banks was produced by Jonas Pate, Josh Pate, and Shannon Burke on April 15, 2020.

Below are some films Drew Starkey has acted alongside the roles he played in them:

  • The Radical Notion of Gene Mutation (2014) as Paul Clemens
  • Lost Soles (2015) as Scott
  • Bounds (2015) as Todd
  • Up the Hill (2016) as The Client
  • Love is the Longest Con (2016) as Adrian
  • American Animals (2018) as Frat Boy
  • Love, Simon (2018) as Garrett Laughlin
  • The Hate U Give (2018) as Officer 115
  • Mine 9 (2019) as Ryan
  • Just Mercy (2019) as Young Guard
  • Extended Stay (2020) as Ricky
  • The Devil All the Time (2020) as Tommy Matson
  • Embattled (2020) as Tanner Van Holt
  • Hellraiser (2022) as Trevor

Also, he has appeared in various TV series, some of which are listed below with the year of production and the roles he played:

  • Mercy Street (2017) as a Gambling soldier
  • Shots Fired (2017) as Clint Jr.
  • Ozark (2017) as Boy
  • Good Behavior (2017) as Agent Bradfield
  • Dead Silent (2017) as Ethan Walton
  • Bobcat Goldthwait’s Misfits & Monsters (2018) as Hunter Robinson
  • The Resident (2018) as Young Lawyer
  • Doom Patrol (2019) as Tim
  • Scream Resurrection (2019) as Hawkins
  • Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings (2019) as Lookout
  • Outer Banks (2020-present) as Rafe Cameron
  • The Terminal List (2022) as Junior Alba.

Aside from movies Drew Starkey is a model and has worked with brands including DSQUARED2 – Dean & Dan Caten, OMEGA,

Drew Starkey’s Net worth

The American actor’s mainstream income is his acting career, with the television series, Outer Banks being a major contributor as he is the series’ regular cast member. He earns $20,000-30,000 per episode in the series. At present, Drew Starkey’s estimated net worth is reported to be anywhere between $300,000 and $750,000, although the exact number is not known. His net worth has grown thanks to his movie roles, modeling gigs, and various brand deals.

Conclusion

Drew Starkey is a great actor with exceptional skills and is worth keeping an eye out for. We believe the movie industry holds a lot in store for him. Since he’s achieved so much already, it’s obvious he’ll make some records in the coming years. Also, let’s hope that he eventually comes publicly to let us know who his lover is.

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