Aden Young

There is no lack of diversity in Hollywood. From what we know, there are people from various backgrounds who have made their niche in the entertainment world. One of them happens to be Aden Young, a Canadian-Australian actor who is a favorite of many people.

Not only that, but he is best known for his role as Daniel Holden in the series, Rectify. He was even nominated for the Critic’s Choice Award twice. However, Aden can be unknown to so many. Hence, we have taken it upon ourselves to introduce you guys to this fantastic actor. Get ready to know more about him right now.

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Aden Young, 48, Canadian-Australian Actor

Let’s start with some facts right this minute.

Aden Young: Quick Facts

Full Name: Aden Young
Age:  48 years
Date of Birth: November 30, 1971
Horoscope: Sagittarius
Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nationality: Canadian-Australian
Education: Australian Theatre for People
Father’s Name: Chip Young
Height: 5 feet 10 inches(178 cm)
Marital Status: Married
Profession: Actor, Director
Active years: 1991-present

How Old Is Aden Young?- Age and Height

The dashing actor, Aden Young, was born in 1971, which means he is 48 years as of now. Not to mention, the Canadian-born actor celebrates his birthday every year on the 30th of November. Also, his sun sign is Sagittarius; the sign is known to be resilient, hard-working, and ambitious.

Aside from his acting, many people are fans of his whole look and appearance. Standing tall at 5 feet 10 inches(178 cm) and weighs around 65 kgs.

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Aden Young

Along with that, he has a toned physique that he makes sure to take care of a healthy diet and workouts. Moreover, Young has got striking blue eyes and dark brown hair that goes well with his fair skin complexion.

Early Life and Education

The ‘Rectify’ actor, Aden Young, was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to his parents. Aden grew up in Australia due to his parents’ immigrated from their home country to coastal Australia.

Because of it, Aden now holds dual citizenship of both Canada and Australia. Also, his father, Chip Young, is a well-known CBC Broadcaster and children’s book author ‘Honky and The Christmas Goose,’ and his mother, whose identity is still a mystery, is a nurse from Newcastle.

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Aside from his parents, Young has not mentioned anything when it comes to his siblings. Hence It is probable that Aden might be the only child of his parents.

As for his education, the Canadian-born actor attended Galston High School in Galston, Australia, and later graduated from the Australian Theatre for People.

Aden Young Career: Why was Rectify Cancelled?

Now coming to his career, Aden from an early age had a passion for acting. Because of it, Young went to acting school to learn the required skills and hone them to be one.

Soon enough, in 1991, Aden got his first acting gig from the movie, Black Robe where he played the role of young Jesuit priest. Amazingly, it was also his 18th birthday.

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Aden Young as Daniel Holden

From the get-go, Aden received critical acclaim and was even deemed the next Marlon Brando in Frace and Mel Gibson in Hollywood. However, despite the hype, Young returned to Australia to support the local industry and projects.

In 1993, the young actor appeared as a lead in the groundbreaking Australian arthouse noir film, Broken Highway. Soon afterward, the actor was seen in Exile, which was screened in competition at the Berlin Film Festival, Montreal Film Festival, Toronto, and Warsaw.

Apart from these, Aden has appeared in numerous other movies such as Over the Hill(1992), Metal Skin(1994), Hotel de Love(1996), Cousin Bette(1998), Human Touch(2004), Salvation(2008), Beneath Hill 60(2010), Killer Elite(2011), Frontera(2014), and The Unseen(2016).

Besides the silver screen, the actor has also appeared in numerous TV shows, including After the Deluge(2003), The Starter Wife(2007), Rectify(2013-2016), The Code(2014), The Principal(2015), The Disappearance(2017), and many more.

Talking about the cancellation of the show ‘Rectify,’ the director announced that it was the perfect ending with the ideal partner. Hence, there was no need to extend the show.

Many might not know this, but Aden is not only an actor but a capable director as well. To prove it, the 48-year-old has directed the acclaimed short film titled The Rose of Ba Ziz back in 2007.

Then his other directorial work includes music videos like Everyone You Ever Knew in 2015 and Nashville High in 2007. Not only did he direct most of his work, but he edited them as well.

Awards and Achievements

There is no way Aden is famous in the entertainment world without one or two awards on his name. For his work in Metal Skin, Young won a Film Critics Circle of Australia Best Actor Award.

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At the same time, he was nominated for the Australian Film Institute Best Actor Award. Also, in April 2015, the show he starred in ‘rectify’ received two Critics Choice Best Actor nominations for seasons 2 and 3 respectively.

Moreover, the show was also recorded in the 2018 Guinness Book of Records as the Highest Rated TV series for achieving a rating of 99.

Net Worth and Income

Talking about his career, Aden has been active in the entertainment industry since the beginning of 1991. With his dedication to his craft, Young has won the hearts of many fans. As of 2020, the Canadian-born actor has accumulated a net worth of 8 million euros.

Without a doubt, most of his income comes from his successful career as an actor. But some of it is also from his directorial work in short movies and music videos.

Though he has not mentioned his total income and assets, we know that it is enough for him to live a luxurious life.

Personal Life and Dating: Who is Aden Young Dating?

As for his own life, Aden Young is not single. In fact, he is married to his beautiful wife, Leone Carmen, who is also an Australian singer, songwriter, and musician.

Apparently, the lovely two met for the first time while Aden was directing the music video for Carmen. Then the lovely duo dated for ten whole years before tying the knot. And rest, as we all know, is history.

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Aden Young with his wife, Leone

Likewise, the actor and singer duo tied the knot in 2014 during the filming of season 2 of Rectify. Their wedding ceremony took place in Zebulon, Georgia, where they exchanged their vows in front of their loved ones.

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From their union, the couple now has two wonderful sons, named Dutch Bon and Chester Van. Their older child, Dutch, was born in 2007, while the youngest, Chester, was born in 2011.

As of now, the small family of four is living a happy life in their home in Australia.

Social Media Presence

It seems the popular Canadian-Australian actor is not active on social media platforms like we wanted to.

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