About Iain Armitage

Iain Armitage is one of the popular American child actors and theater critics who has become able to earn more fame and popularity at his young age. He was popularly known for his role as Sheldon Cooper in the sitcom “Young Sheldon” and as Ziggy Chapman in a television series “Big Little Lies.” He had been working actively since the year 2014 and able to earn lots of fame.

Quick Info
Full NameIain Armitage
Date of BirthJuly 15, 2008
Birth PlaceGeorge, U.S.
Parent(s)Euan Morton(father),
Lee Armitage(mother)
Net WorthUS $4 million

Personal Life and Relationship

Iain Armitage was born on July 15, 2008, in George, the U.S. as a son of the father, Euan Morton, and mother, Lee Armitage. His father is an actor where his mother is a theater producer. 

As he is only 12 years old, he is not at the appropriate age for dating, so he is single and not in any relationship yet.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Armitage holds an American nationality and belongs from Scottish, Irish, English, and Scots-Irish or Northern Irish ethnic background. He is currently 12 years old, with a height of 4 feet 11 inches (1.5 meters) and 35 kg. He had got dark brown hair with blue eyes. As he was born on July 15, his zodiac sign is Cancer.

Iain ArmitageEarly Life and Education

As Iain Armitage is at his young age, he loves spending his time with his friends, learning new languages, loves to travel in Scotland, and enjoys playing with dogs as well as with toys. Despite focusing on his education at this age, he had made his career in acting with his outstanding performance.


 Iain Armitage had been seen firstly in a YouTube series “Lain Loves Theatre,” from which he was noticed and attracted by lots of people, and his outstanding performance role made him earn lots of attention from the people. After seeing his performance, many agents wanted to sign him up. He also served as a correspondent for Perez Hilton when it was in the 2015 Tony Award.

Television Career

In 2014, Iain Armitage was seen in the episode “Look Out Below” of an American Hidden camera reality show “Impractical Jokers” with improvisational elements where NorthSouth Productions produced t. After that, he was seen as Guest Judge in an episode “The Idom of Love” of an American variety television series “Little Big Shots,” co-created and produced by Steve Harvey and Ellen DeGeneres year 2016.

In 2017, he appeared as Theo Lachere in an episode “Chasing Theo” of an American crime drama television series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” created by Dick Wolf for NBC. In the same year, he was seen cast in the main role of Ziggy Chapman in an American drama television series “Big Little Lies,” which was aired from the year 2017 to 2019. Iain ArmitageAfter that, he was cast in the leading role as Sheldon Lee Cooper in an American sitcom television series “Young Sheldon,” created by Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro, where the series was a spin-off prequel to “The Big Bang Theory.” His performance was really amazing as young Sheldon, which was a really incredible performance for his career success. The series “Young Sheldon” was aired from the year 2017 to now. In 2018, he was seen in the 6th episode of the American television game show “Jeopardy!” as Video Clue Giver, where Merv Griffin created it. In the same year, he was seen in the episode “The VCR Illumination” of an American television sitcom “The Big Bang Theory” as Young Sheldon. 

Likewise, Iain Armitage was cast in an episode “Pizza In Your Game Face!” as well as in “Let’s Eat Electric Cake!” of an American game show “Nickelodean’s Unfiltered,” which was premiered on July 11, 2020. In the same year, he was seen appearing in an episode “Group Chat Unleashed – Party Pooper Prank” of an American reality television program “Group Chat” premiered on Nickelodeon on May 23.

Film Career

Iain Armitage started his film career after appearing in his debuted American biographical drama movie “The Glass Castle” as Young Brian Walls, directed by Destin Daniel Cretton. In the same year, he was cast in an American romantic drama movie “Our Soul at Night” as Jamie Moore, where the movie was directed by Ritesh Batra and was written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber. Likewise, Iain Armitage was cast as Stevie in an American drama movie, “I’m Not Here,” which was directed, edited, and produced by Michelle Schumacher.

In the year 2020, he provided his voice over the character Young Shaggy Rogers in an American computer supernatural mystery comedy movie “Scoob!” which was produced by Warner Animation Group. In the year 2021, he will be seen in an upcoming movie, “PAW Patrol: The Movie, “where he will provide his voice.

Awards and Nominations

Iain Armitage became nominated for his outstanding performance in a Gold Derby Awards for Breakthrough Performer of the Year, which was in the year 2018. After that, he had won the Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a TV Series Leading Young Actor, which is for Young Sheldon. Besides, he was also nominated in Teen Choice Awards for Choice Breakout TV Star for his Young Sheldon role in 2018.

Iain Armitage
Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Iain Armitage is $4 million.