Dylan Minnette - Biography

Last Modified: Mar 16, 2022

Dylan Minnette
Profession: Actor, Singer, Musician
Best Known For: Wallows (band), 13 Reasons Why (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $3 million

Personal Details

Born on : December 29, 1966 (age 56)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Dylan Christopher Minnette
Birth Place: Evansville, Indiana, USA
Horoscope: Capricorn
Father's Name: Craig Minnette
Mother's Name: Robyn Maker-Minnette
Siblings: No Sibling(s)
High School: Champaign school
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (English, Scottish, Irish, German, Welsh)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Girlfriend Name: Lydia Night

Body Measurements

Height: 1.73 meter (5 feet 8 inch)
Weight: 66 kg (145.50 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Dylan Minnette?

Dylan Minnette is an actor, singer, musician by profession, and American by nationality. He is well known for starring in the TV series 13 Reasons Why, The Dropout, and films Scream, The Open House, and as lead vocal and rhythm guitarist of the band Wallows.

Dylan Minnette – Age, Parents, Siblings

Dylan Minnette was born on December 29, 1996, in Evansville, Indiana, USA. His full name is Dylan Christopher Minnette, his mother’s name is Robyn Maker-Minnette and his father’s name is Craig Minnette. His parents raised him in Champaign, Illinois, and later in Los Angeles, California as an only child and he doesn't have any siblings.

young Dylan Minnette (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Dylan Minnette attended Champaign school but while he was on set, he learned his school lesson from a private tutor. His ethnicity includes English, Scottish, Irish, German, Welsh.

Dylan Minnette – Girlfriend, Relationship

Currently, Dylan Minnette is in a relationship with Lydia Night, who is also a musician. He and his girlfriend started dating in 2018 and have been together ever since.

Previously, he was romantically involved with Kerris Dorsey in 2014 and later with Katherine Langford, Jazzlyn Marae.

Dylan Minnette, Lydia Night (Image: Instagram-posted Feb 2022)

Dylan Minnette – Career

Films, Series

The Minnette moved to Los Angeles so that Dylan could pursue his career. His debut screen role was in an episode of Drake & Josh (2005) at the age of 9. Since then he has starred in the films Let Me In (2010), Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014), Goosebumps (2015), Don't Breathe (2016), The Open House (2018), Scream (2022), etc. 

Moreover, Dylan Minnette has also portrayed characters in the episode(s) of TV series Prison Break (2005-2006), Saving Grace (2007-2010) as Clay Norman, Lost (2010), Awake (2012) as Rex Britten, Scandal (2014), 13 Reasons Why (2017-2020) as Clay Jensen, The Dropout (2022), to name a few.


On the set of The Dropout, Dylan Minnette has worked with Michael Ironside, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, James Hiroyuki Liao, Michel Gill, Kevin Sussman.

Dylan Minnette in 13 Reasons Why (Image: Refinery29)

Music, Wallows

In addition to Dylan Minnette’s successful career as an actor, he is an accomplished singer and musician. He is the lead singer and rhythm guitarist in the band Wallows, other members being Cole Preston (drums) and Braeden Lemasters (singer, guitar). The group first started working together in 2011 and had several name changes.

Their first EP The Narwhals was released on October 10, 2014, followed by EPs Spring, and Remote, released on April 6, 2018, and October 2020 respectively. The band has also released two studio albums- Nothing Happens on March 22, 2019, and Tell Me That It's Over on March 25, 2022.

Dylan Minnette – Awards, Nominations

Minnette has been nominated for eight Young Artist Awards, among which he has won two- in 2008 and 2011. He has also earned the National Board of Review Awards nomination in 2013.

As a musician, the Wallows has been nominated for MTV Europe Music Award (2020) and iHeartRadio Music Award (2021).

The Wallows (Image: LEFToye)

Dylan Minnette – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Dylan Minnette is estimated at around $3 million. His annual income is available to the public platform.

Dylan Minnette – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Minnette is followed by millions of followers on Instagram, Twitter but he is absent from Facebook.

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