Griffin Santopietro is a young actor who became known for his role as Anthony LaRusso in the popular series, Cobra Kai. He is also known for his appearance in the 2018 movie, The Week Of. Further, Griffin has appeared on the CBS show, Bull, and Netflix's Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
Griffin was born on January 5, 2005, in Portland, Maine, the United States. He was born to parents, Kathy Santopietro and John Santopietro (father). Griffin has an older brother named, Max and a younger brother whose name is not identified.
Griffin Santopietro Relationship Status
The 16-year-old actor is currently not dating anyone. Griffin is an adorable young boy who began his professional acting career at age 9. Since then his primary focus has been acting and studies. Hence, Santopietro is far away from having relationships. Meanwhile, his brother Max seems to be more of a ladies' man.
Talking about Griffin's personal life, he currently resides in Connecticut with his parents and brothers. Moreover, he got his acting start in Charlotte, North Carolina. Griffin is yet to make his breakthrough on big-screen. He might get involved in romantic relationships later. In his free time, Griffin likes watching movies and enjoying himself with friends.
There is no exact information about Griffin Santopietro's net worth. As per sources, he earned somewhere between $18,000-$24,000 per episode for starring in Cobra Kai. Meanwhile, the lead actors such as Ralph Macchio and William Zabka reportedly earned $100,000 per episode.
When he was 9, Santopietro participated in a nationwide talent search in Florida called “Talent Inc.” He won the Best Overall Child Actor Award as well. Furthermore, Griffin subsequently got his agent and managers. Likewise, the win kicked off his journey into television and movies.
Griffin has signed with Osbrink Agency in Los Angeles and Carson Adler Agency in New York. He is managed by RSA Talent Management located in L.A.
Movies, Theater, and Coaching
The young actor has worked in a handful of movies, tv shows, and theater plays. In 2018, he appeared in the supporting role in The Rack Pack. The same year, he appeared alongside Adam Sandler and Chris Rock in The Week Of.
In 2020, Griffin appeared in a lead role in a short movie titled, Soft. Similarly, his next project is Terrifier 2 which will be released in early 2021. Now talking about tv shows, he has appeared in NBC's New Amsterdam as a guest star. He is the co-star of Netflix's Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
Santopietro's theater credits include Clybourne Park, School of Rock, Cobweb Dreams, etc. Griffin has been trained by Stella Adler Studio of Acting, Joshua Le Bar Studios, MN Acting Studio, etc.
Griffin's Weight Loss and Cobra Kai Fame
In Cobra Kai, Griffin plays Anthony LaRusso, son of Daniel ( played by Ralph) and Amanda (played by Courtney Henggeler). Anthony had a significant role in season one, while he was mostly absent from season two. Likewise, fans became furious after Anthony's character was made a guest star in season three.
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In the third season, Griffin looks incredibly thinner which indicated he lost a significant amount of weight. It is not known if his role in the fourth season will be a guest star or a major role. Actors like Tanner Buchanan and Hannah Kepple also has a vital role in Cobra Kai.