Who is Dylan Minnette?

Dylan Minnette is an American actor, singer, and musician who is famous for playing the role of Clay Jensen in the American teen drama Netflix series, ’13 Reasons Why’. He has also appeared on series like ‘Scandal’ in 2014, ‘Awake’ in 2012, and ‘Saving Grace’ from 2007-2010. Likewise, he can also be seen in movies like ‘Goosebumps’ in 2015 and ‘Don’t Breathe’ in 2016.

Quick Info 
Full NameDylan Christopher Minnette
Date of Birth29 December 1996
Birth PlaceEvansville, Indiana
ParentsRobin Maker-Minnette and Craig Minnette
Professionactor, singer and musician
PartnerLydia Night
Net Worth$3 million


Dylan Minnette’s full name is Dylan Christopher Minnette. He was born on 29 December 1996 in Evansville, Indiana to his mother, Robin Maker-Minnette who works as an executive consultant in a skincare company, and to his father, Craig Minnette who was a huge music lover. Unfortunately, his parents are not together anymore and his father married his stepmother, Karla Minnette from whom Dylan has a stepsister, Camilla Rose Minnette.

Dylan was encouraged by his father towards learning music and was also heavily influenced by him. Both of his parents support him a lot and even though they are not together, Dylan is close to his father as well as his mother. Besides this, he is currently 23 years old with the zodiac sign of Capricorn.


Nationality and Physical Stats

Dylan Minnette holds an American nationality and as per ethnicity, he is white. Besides this, he stands in at a height of 5 feet and 8 inches (1.73m/173cms) tall and weighs around 66kgs (146lbs). Moreover, he has a slim body figure with a pair of gray-colored eyes with dark brown colored hair.


Personal Life

Dylan Minnette dated American actress and singer, Kerris Dorsey back in the year 2014. The two met during the shooting of ‘Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day’ and stayed together till 2018. After separating from Kerris Dorsey, Dylan Minnette was involved in a relationship with an American musician and lead vocalist and guitarist of the band ‘Regrettes’, Lydia Night.

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Dylan Minnette is active on social media platforms. His Instagram account (@dylanminnette) has over 7.6 million followers and his Twitter account (@dylanminnette) has over 807 thousand followers.



Dylan Minnette made his debut in the movie industry when he played the role of Billy in the 2007 drama movie, ‘Game of Life’ alongside Tom Sizemore, Tom Arnold, Jill Hennessy, and Heather Locklear. The same year, he went on to play a small role of an orphanage kid in the American fantasy comedy-adventure movie, ‘Fred Claus’. Following these roles, he went on to star in movies like ‘Snow Buddies’ (2008) as Noah Framm, ‘The Clique’ (2008) as Todd Lyons,

‘Let Me In’ (2010) as Kenny, ‘Labor Day’ (2013) as 16-year-old Henry Wheeler, ‘Prisoners’ (2013) as Ralph Dover, ‘Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day’ (2014) as Anthony Cooper, ‘Goosebumps’ (2015) as Zach Cooper, ‘Don’t Breathe’ (2016) as Alex and ‘The Open House’ (2018) as Logan Wallace. Likewise, he is also said to appear in the upcoming 2022 American horror movie, ‘Scream’.

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Dylan Minnette has appeared on television alongside his movie career. He has appeared in an episode each on series like ‘Drake and Josh’ (2005) as Jeffrey, ‘Two and a Half Men’ (2005) as Young Charlie Harper, ‘Mad TV’ (2006) as Billy, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ (2007) as Ryan, ‘Ghost Whisperer’ (2008) as Pierce Wilkins, ‘Rules of Engagement’ (2008) as Nicky, ‘The Mentalist’ (2008) as Frankie O’Keefe, ‘Supernatural’ (2009) as Danny Carter, ‘Medium’ (2010), ‘Lie to Me’ (2011) as Noah, ‘Against the Wall’ (2011) as Ryan Spencer, ‘The Haunting Hour: The Series’ (2011) as Corey,

Besides, ‘Law and Order: Special Victim’s Unit’ (2012) as Luca Gabardelli, ‘Major Crimes’ (2012) as Avi Strauss, ‘Nikita’ (2013) as Stefan Tasarov, ‘Save Me’ (2013) as Ben Tompkins and ‘The Haunting Hour: The Series’ (2013) as Chad. Likewise, he has had recurring and major roles in series like ‘Prison Break’ (2005-2006) where he played the role of young Michael Scofield, ‘Saving Grace’ (2007-2010) where he starred as Clay Norman, ‘Awake’ (2012) where he played the role of Rex Britten and ’13 Reasons Why’ where he played the role of Clay Jensen.



Dylan Minnette has won the Young Artist Awards’ Best Performance in a TV Series award for his work in ‘Saving Grace’ in the year 2008. Likewise, he won the Young Artist Awards’ Best Performance in a TV Series award again for his work in ‘Medium’ in the year 2011. Furthermore, he has also won the National Board of Review Awards’ Best Acting by an Ensemble award for his work in ‘Prisoners’ in the year 2013.

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Net Worth

As of the year 2020, Dylan Minnette has an approximate net worth of $3 million.