It’s a lifestyle, and it takes a lot of work. That is what Ethan William Childress says about being an actor and being famous.
Currently appearing as Johan Johnson on the ABC Sitcom Mixed-ish, Ethan has a very busy life.
He’s got an amazing role to portray in a famous TV show; he’s also got school and balance fun times amid work.
Learn a lot more about this young rising star.
Who Is Ethan William Childress? Bio, Age, Parents
Johan on “Mixed-ish,” Ethan William Childress was born on February 13, 2009, in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America.
Ethan is 15 years old as of 2024.
Childress was born to father David Childress and mother To-Hona Lynn.
For most of his childhood, Ethan grew up in Las Vegas, where he lived with his two older brothers and one older sister.
His brothers are Darious, Ciroc. Childress also has a sister named Chenoa Childress.
When Ethan got the part of Johan on the show, he and his mother moved to live in California.
At the moment, his mother is the one who looks after him while also keeping a full-time job herself.
Whenever convenient, Ethan and his mother travel from California to Las Vegas to meet his family and friends.
How Ethan Got Into Acting
Before beginning his acting career, Ethan did not have the faintest idea of pursuing this path.
Childress attended a school that had arts integrated into its curriculum. While studying at school, Ethan began performing in plays and dramas.
This sparked his interest in acting initially. But it was his parents, David and To-Hona, who suggested if he [Ethan] would like to give professional acting a try.
Ethan states how he fell in love with the idea of acting professionally as soon as he did his first audition.
The first interview Ethan did was for a short show called “The United States of Tomorrow.”
Since then, Ethan has not looked back.
On Being Famous
The young 15 years old actor does love being famous and recognized. However, he says it’s a lot of work and not as glamorous as it looks.
In an interview, Childress talked about how they’re a lot of work like managing life as a kid and as an actor, learning dialogues, preparing for roles, and all.
“It’s a lot of work. You have to take classes and work on your craft. You have to keep doing lots of auditions. You have to work with dialog coaches. You have to possibly learn to do something you don’t know how to do for your character or for an audition. There’s a lot of work that goes into it.”– Ethan William Childress
Born and raised in Las Vegas, most of Ethan’s friends are still there while he lives in California.
He constantly has to make time to go and see his family and friends.
Ethan William Childress Salary & Net Worth
This is the first-ever big opportunity in Ethan’s career. And honestly, he’s very lucky to get such a break such early in his career.
While he’s among the major cast of “Mixed-ish,” the salary cap is pretty significant.
While ABC has not revealed the salaries of this particular sitcom’s cast, there a speculation that it’s in the lower five-digit.
Even the star cast of “Black-ish,” a show which inspired “Mixed-ish” in the first place, receive well under $100,000 per episode.
That said, Ethan currently earns about $10,000 to $50,000 per episode. Given the fact that he’s appeared for 23 episodes till now, his net worth staggers somewhere in the $200,000 range.
Ethan William Childress Facts
- Before acting, Ethan played soccer and flag football.
- People do not know, but he also plays chess pretty well.
- His favorite musical/play is Aladdin.
- He likes to watch “Real Steel,” a movie starring Hugh Jackman and Dakota Goyo.
- He listens to Sir Elton John’s music.
Ethan William Childress is 15 years old. He was born on February 13, 2009, in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America.
Ethan William Childress is 4 feet 9 inch or 145 cm tall in height.
Ethan William Childress was born to father David Childress and mother To-Hona Lynn.
Ethan William Childress, “Mixed-ish” actor has a net worth of $200,000.