Timothee Hal Chalamet (born December 27, 1995; Age: 27 years) is a talented French-American actor also recognized as Timmy Chalamet. He garnered widespread recognition for his performances in critically acclaimed films such as “Call Me by Your Name” (2017) and “Lady Bird” (2017). He has also received several nominations for his outstanding performance, including an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.
Timothee Chalamet was born in New York City and raised by His father, Marc Chalamet, who works as a journalist, and his mother, Nicole Flender, a professional dancer and former teacher who now works in real estate.
He went to PS 87 William T. Sherman School and MS 54 Booker T. Washington Middle School but found them not very creative. Inspired by Heath Ledger’s role in The Dark Knight, he applied to Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music, Art, and Performing Arts, got in, and that was a turning point for his acting journey. He even dated Madonna’s daughter, Lola Leon, during high school and graduated in 2013.
After high school, he spent a year at Columbia University studying cultural anthropology. However, he wanted more freedom to pursue acting, so he transferred to New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study. After leaving Columbia, he moved to Concourse, Bronx.
Timothée Chalamet, the French actor, shot into the spotlight in 2017 with his role in “Call Me by Your Name.” The film, based on André Aciman’s novel, revolves around the theme of first love, with Chalamet’s portrayal of Elio, a sophisticated teenager in 1980s Italy, earning him acclaim and making him the youngest actor in 80 years to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor. His journey continued with notable films like “Lady Bird,” “Hostiles,” and “Hot Summer Nights,” leading to his role in “Beautiful Boy” (2018), a drama centered on drug addiction.
While Woody Allen’s “Rainy Day in New York” faced delays amid the Me Too movement and allegations against Allen, Chalamet donated his earnings from the film to the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund, the LGBT Center in New York, and RAINN. The movie was eventually released in 2019 in Europe and the United States.
In 2019, Chalamet took on the role of King Henry V in Netflix’s “The King,” a film based on William Shakespeare’s Henriad Cycle. He collaborated again with “Lady Bird” director Greta Gerwig, playing Laurie in the adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women.” His involvement in Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of “Dune” was slated for 2021, but its release was postponed due to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic.
Chalamet is known for his acting, and he’s earned praise for his bold red-carpet fashion choices that highlight emotional vulnerability and gender-fluid attire. Memorable moments include sporting a Louis Vuitton sequin harness at the 2019 Golden Globes and a cropped shimmering jacket at the 2022 Academy Awards ceremony.
- Men, Women & Children
- Worst Friends
- One & Two
- Call Me by Your Name
- Hot Summer Nights
- A Rainy Day in New York
- The French Dispatch
- Dune: Part Two
Awards & Nominations
- Academy Awards
- BAFTA Awards
- Golden Globe Awards
- Screen Actors Guild Awards
In 2017, Timmy’s name made the headlines when he was romantically linked to Lourdes, Madonna’s eldest child. The pair crossed paths while attending the same performing arts high school in New York City. But unfortunately, their relationship eventually came to an end.
Timothée is also said to have been in a romantic relationship with Lily-Rose, Johnny Depp’s daughter. They worked together in the Original Netflix series “The King.” People speculated that their romantic journey might have started while filming, but it only became public in October 2018. They were together for over a year, and many saw them as a cute young couple deeply in love. They split up in 2020 over some controversial issues.
He was again seen with Eiza González not long after he broke up with Lily. Timmy and Eiza made their relationship public. The two actors were spotted vacationing in Cabo San Lucas at the end of June, causing a stir on the internet with some steamy make-out pictures.
Their brief romantic escapade gently faded away, and both opted for a private silence, allowing the delicate moments they shared to remain a cherished, untold tale.
Timmy has been involved in several other relationships that lasted a few years with top celebrities including Sarah Talabi and Taylor Russell.
As of the latest info about his relationship status, Timmy is reportedly in a relationship with Kylie Jenner.
- Instagram: @tchalamet
- Twitter: @realchalamet
The French-American celebrity is said to be worth around US$25million.