It is always exciting to see child actors going on to live their dreams in Hollywood’s biggest stage. Although Dakota Goyo is not a household name at the moment, his stint in the film “Real Steel” as Max Kenton has earned him a place in the heart of many, so it seems. Here is everything you need to know about the star.
Dakota Goyo: Age and bio
Dakota Goyo was born on August 22, 1999, in Toronto, Canada, to Debra and David Goyo. His model is a former model and singer who now serves as his manager. Dakota has two older brothers, Dallas and Devon. He is of Scottish descent from his mother’s side and Italian descent from his father’s side.
Dakota picked interest in the show business at a tender age and his mother having tasted fame, guided her diligently as she made sure she gets some basic education at the Cardinal Carter Catholic High School.
As a child, he first made his appearance in a TV commercial and continued to show strong interest in the entertainment industry and fortune rewarded his passion with a film thereafter.
Dakota Avery Goyo is 20 years old.
Dakota Goyo: Career
In 2005, Dakota Goya lent his voice in “JoJo’s Circus” a Canadian-American interactive stop-motion musical comedy series for preschool children. This was followed by the little role he played in the film “Ultra” in 2006. Dakota appeared in some roles in other films before landing a recurring role as Timmy Tibble on the children’s television series “Arthur”.
In 2009, he played the role of Charlie, an orphaned child who has an IQ of 190 and helps his long-lost brother, an aspiring detective, to solve crimes in the ABC series “Solving Charlie”. He also played Teddy, the son of Josh Hartnett’s character, in the 2007 film “Resurrecting the Champ”. The Canadian also appeared as Timmy, grandson of Susan Sarandon’s character, in the 2007 film “Emotional Arithmetic”. The film is based on the novel by Matt Cohen, about the emotional consequences for three Holocaust survivors when they are reunited decades later. The film received harsh reviews from critics.
Goyo portrayed the character of Max Kenton in “Real Steel”. The film is based on the short story “Steel”, written by Richard Matheson. It made a profit in the box office but received mixed reviews, with criticism for the formulaic nature of the plot and the fact that elements remained unresolved or were predictable, but also praise for the visual effects, action sequences and acting performances.
He starred as young Thor in the superhero film “Thor”. Playing voice roles is not for everyone but for the Canadian, it comes as a natural gift as he voiced Jamie in the DreamWorks Animation feature “Rise of the Guardians”. In 2013, he starred in the science-fiction thriller film “Dark Skies.” He was nominated for Young Artist Award in the category of Best Performance in a Feature Film for his movie “Resurrecting the Champ” in the year 2008.
Dakota Goya won the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film for his role in the film “Real Steel”. The actor is young with a bright future ahead of him.
When it comes to the relationship life of Dakota Goya, little is known. Or should we say because he gives out little information about his private life. Dakota could still be young to be so interested in romance but how old was Justin Bieber when he started singing “I’m missing more than just your body” in a song.
Dakota Goyo is single, this he made known in a tweet. His single status might be because he wants to focus more on his career or he is still looking for someone who will compliment him. We will be the first to let you whenever he finds love.
Dakota Goyo: Net worth and other facts
The Canadian who started his career as a child actor has a net worth of 4 million dollars. He hasn’t climbed the ladder of Hollywood success yet and he will get more roles in the future due to his hunger for the screen job. He stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches or 1.71 meters. He has revealed that Leonardo DiCaprio is one of his favorite actors.
The actor is active on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
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