Who is Asa Butterfield?

Asa Butterfield is a popular figure in the entertainment industry. Professionally, he is an actor. You may know him as Bruno of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas or as Hugo Cabret of Hugo. He is also well-known for his role in the Netflix series Sex Education as Otis Milburn. 23-year-old Asa has been active in the entertainment industry since 2006.

Quick Info
Full NameAsa Maxwell Thornton Farr Butterfield
Birth DateApril 1, 1997
Birth PlaceIslington, London, England
FatherSam Butterfield
MotherJacqueline Farr
BrotherMorgan Butterfield
Height6 feet (1.83 meters)
Weight70 kilograms (154 lbs)
Chest39 inches
Waist28 inches
Biceps13.5 inches
Net Worth$5 million


Asa Butterfield was born on April 1, 1997, with the name Asa Maxwell Thornton Farr Butterfield in Islington, London, England. His parents are Sam Butterfield and Jacqueline Farr. Talking about his family background, Sam is an advertising copywriter, whereas Jacqueline is a psychologist.  Furthermore, Asa has one sibling, an older brother named Morgan Butterfield. He also has two step-siblings, one half-sister from his mother’s side named Marlie and one half-sister from father’s side named Loxie. Asa is British by nationality. Talking about his educational qualifications, Butterfield is a high school graduate. He received his A-Level results in 2015, where he got 3 A’s, 1 A*, and 6 B’s.  Butterfield also attended Young Actors Theatre Islington to improve his acting.

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Physical Statistics

Butterfield’s height is 6 feet (1.83 meters), and his weight is around 70 kilograms (154 lbs). He has a fit body with a chest size of 39 inches, a waist size of 28 inches, and biceps size 13.5 inches. Asa has a beautiful pair of blue eyes with brown hair.

Hobbies and Likes

Butterfield loves music and traveling. He finds Paris as his favorite destination. Furthermore, his favorite actor and actress are Tom Cruise and Jennifer Lawrence, respectively.

Social Media

Asa is active on social media and has his personal Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook accounts. His Instagram id is @asabopp and has 4.4 million followers. Furthermore, he has 379.6 k followers on Twitter, and his Twitter id is @asabfb.

Dating Life

Asa previously dated Ella Purnell, an actress and former co-star from Home for Peculiar Children. In 2017, he was briefly linked with actress Nina Dobrev. However, it was not confirmed and taken as a false rumor. As of present, Asa is single.

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Asa Butterfield Career


Asa’s first movie is Son of Rambow, a British comedy film in 2007. In this movie, he played the role of Brethren Boy. A year later, he played the role of Bruno in the historical tragedy film titled The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. Furthermore, Butterfield played the role of Norman Green in the movie titled Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang. He then played in the movie horror film titled The Wolfman that stars actors like Benicio del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Hugo Weaving, and Emily Blunt in the same year. In this movie, Asa played the role of Younger Ben Talbot.

Asa then played in the movie Hugo directed by Martin Scorsese and produced by Graham King, Timothy Headington, Martin, and Johnny Depp in 2011. This movie was Martin’s first movie he shot in 3D, where Butterfield played the role of Hugo  Cabret. Two years later, he played the leading role of Ender Wiggin in the film Ender’s Game. Butterfield then played the role of Nathan Ellis in the movie X+Y, which is also known as A Brilliant Young Mind. In 2015, he played in the movie Ten Thousand Saints as Jude Keffy-Horn.

Asa then appeared in the fantasy movie Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children in 2016 as Jacob “Jake” Portman. He played three movies in 2017 titled The House of Tomorrow, Journey’s End, and The Space Between Us as Sebastian Prendergast, Jimmy Raleigh, and Gardner Elliot respectively. In 2018, he played the role of Calvin Lewis in the romantic comedy-drama film titled Then Came You alongside Maisie Williams and Nina Dobrev. He then played the roles of Stillman and Willoughby Blake in movies titled Time Freak and Slaughterhouse Rulez respectively. Butterfield then played the role of Finn McCreadie in the British satirical movie titled Greed in 2019.

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Butterfield appeared in the television film After Thomas as Andrew in 2006. Two years later, he played the role of Donny in one episode of Ashes to Ashes titled Episode 6 of the first season. He then appeared in 3 episodes of Merlin as Mordred from 2008-09. In 2017, Asa played the voice role of Space Controller Conrad in the program Thunderbirds Are Go in one episode. He is currently playing the main role of Otis Milburn in the British comedy-drama web television series titled Sex Education since 2019.

Awards Received

Asa Butterfield has been nominated for nine awards in total and won one award. His first award is the 2011 Las Vegas Film Critics Society for the Best Youth in the Film category for his role in the movie Hugo.

Asa Butterfield Net Worth

Asa has made himself known to the world by his wonderful acting skills from such a young age. His net worth is estimated to be around $5 million. Butterfield earns money by his appearances in movies and other endorsement deals.