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Gavin Casalegno Biography – Childhood, Career & Relationship

Gavin Casalegno Biography

Gavin Casalegno is a talented American actor whose career started as a child actor. He started out appearing in commercials and has now found a name for himself in the acting business. Gavin has starred in shows such as The Vampire Diaries, Walker, The Summer I Turned Pretty, and feature films like Noah and Dead Still.

Well, thanks to her burgeoning career, Gavin has garnered attention from people around the world. And these fans have shown interest in his life before fame and more. So, let’s take a look at Casalegno’s biography and learn more about him.

Where Did Gavin Casalegno Grow Up?

The Walker star was born on September 2, 1999, in Texas, USA. He is one of three children of Allyson Casalegno and Bryan Casalegno. Gavin Casalegno’s siblings are Ashlyn Casalegno and Logan Casalegno and among them, Ashlyn is also an actor. The Casalegno siblings are very close and Gavin has shared pictures and loving words for them on social media.

Much about Gavin’s childhood has not been shared with the public. He attended Lovejoy High School in Texas but when he graduated is unclear. However, we do know that he started his acting career at the age of seven. Therefore, he must have shown an interest in the movie business early on.

When Did Gavin Casalegno Start Acting Professionally?

Gavin Casalegno’s career in the entertainment business started after one of his mom’s friends suggested that he try out modeling. His mother, Allyson then looked into agencies and at the young age of four, the Dallas native booked his first job with JC Penny. He continued with his modeling job appearing in commercials for Papa John’s Pizza and Sony.

Following his time as a child model, the talented star’s acting career began at the age of seven. Gavin made his acting debut in 2010 playing a background character in the pilot episode of the show, Chase. That same year, Casalegno had a brief appearance in another show, Lone Star.

Then in 2011, Gavin had a small part in the movie, Butter but he was uncredited. He also worked on videos such as Hear Me Whisper and I Am… Gabriel, and had an uncredited role in the 2012 film The Iceman. Following this, Casalegno appeared in the feature films Noah, When the Game Stands Tall and Dead Still in 2014.

The following year, he appeared in the popular television series, The Vampire Diaries as young Damon which helped him gain much attention.

Between 2016 and 2020, Gavin worked on a few movies and short films. Listed below are the projects that he worked on at the time:

  • It’s Now or Never
  • A Taylor Story
  • Urban Vibes
  • Sage Alexander Hall of Nightmares: VR Experience
  • Nine Seconds
  • The Unhealer

Gavin Casalegno’s breakthrough came in 2021 when he started appearing in the action crime drama series, Walker. He played Trevor Strand on the show and appeared in 8 episodes in the first season. Since Walker has been renewed for a third season, we might see Gavin playing Trevor in the coming days.

Following this, Casalegno’s prominence grew as he was cast as Jeremiah in the television adaptation of the novel trilogy, The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han. The show premiered on Amazon Prime in June 2022 and had already been renewed for a second season.

The Summer I Turned Pretty was a huge success and Gavin too gained much attention for his performance on the show. Moreover, with the series returning for a second season, we will undoubtedly see him playing Jeremiah in the coming days. Moreover, it seems like Casalegno’s career is flourishing well and there is no doubt that his fortune and fame will increase in the coming days.

Is Gavin Casalegno In A Relationship?

Talking about his personal life, Gavin Casalegno has been pretty open about his relationship with fellow actor, model, and dancer, Larsen Thompson. The pair first gained each other’s attention through social media and were friends for a while. They reportedly made their relationship official in February 2016 and were in a long-distance relationship as Casalegno was still living in Texas while Thompson is from California.

Gavin surprised his girlfriend on her 16th birthday, flying out to California from Texas. The pair were very willing to share a few details about their romance through social media. Moreover, they were seen walking numerous red-carpet events together.

However, during the premiere of Casalegno’s big show, The Summer I Turned Pretty, Larsen was notably absent. This resulted in people speculating whether the pair were still together. Moreover, neither of the duo has shared new pictures of them together since April 2022, which has elevated the rumors.

Well, there has been no official confirmation regarding the breakup. But on numerous occasions, Larsen Thompson has been addressed as Gavin Casalegno’s ex-girlfriend, so, it seems like the pair have truly ended their six-year-long romance. Whatever the case, we wish the duo all the best in their lives.