Elias Janssen [Actor] Facts- Wiki, Age, Birthday, Siblings, Parents

Last Updated : October 18, 2022

Quick Info→Age (2021): 10 Years OldGirlfriend/Dating: Not Yet

Who is Elias Janssen?

Elias Janssen is a famous American child actor. People started recognizing him globally after he portrayed the role of Mateo Solano Villanueva in 2014’s Jane the Virgin. Similarly, he has played the roles of children in other shows as well.

His other famous works were in The Mindy Project in 2012 and Lethal Weapon in 2016.

Short Wiki/Bio
Real/Birth Name:Elias Janssen
Active From:2014-Present
Famous For:Mateo Solano Villanueva (Jane the Virgin)
Family and Siblings
Father/Dad:Joey Janssen
Mother/Mom:Audrey Starr
He has one brother and one sister whose names are not disclosed.
Personal Life
Date of Birth:21st November 2011, Monday
Age (As in 2021):10 Years Old
Birth Place:United States
Zodiac Sign:Scorpio
Home Town:United States
Hobbies:1. Swimming
2. Playing Lego and Computer Gaming
3. Rolling Blading
4. Playing Basketball
Relationship Status
Marital Status:Single
Girlfriend/Dating:Not Yet
Physical Stats
Hair Type:Long
Hair Color:Brown
Eye Color:Dark Brown 
Awards & Nomination
Awards:Not Yet
Nominations:Imagen Foundation Awards (2019)
Favorite Things
Favorite Movies & TV Shows:1. Captain America: Civil War (2016)
2. The Mandalorian (2019)
3. Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts (2020)
Income & Assets
Net Worth (As in Year):N/A

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Short Bio: Birth, Age, and Zodiac

Elias Janssen was born in 2011 in the United States. Being a Scorpio, he celebrates his birthday every year on 21st November. As of 2021, he will be ten years old.

He has American nationality and Asian-American ethnicity.

Elias Janssen’s Family Background

Elias Janssen was born to his father, Joey Janssen, and mother, Audrey Starr. He also has two older siblings, a brother, and a sister. His mother, Audrey, is also a movie actor.

She has also appeared in an episode of Jane The Virgin as a shopper in 2019. Moreover, she has played roles in many other movies and TV Shows like Your Own Road, Office Problems, Ridesharing, and Autonomy.

Like Elias, his mother was also into acting from a young age. She took various lessons in her teens to become a talented actor. Moreover,  she spent a few years as a flight attendant before relocating to Los Angeles to pursue a TV and film career.

Elias Janssen enjoying his time with his father, mother, brother, and sister. (Credit: Instagram)


Being a child actor, Elias is still a minority of the country. He is studying in elementary school. Because of the pandemic, he took virtual classes to pursue his schooling in 2020.

Career and Early Life

The talented child actor debuted as a professional actor in 2016 when he played a role in Brandon Buczek’s television comedy Office Problem. In 2017, he played the role of Leo in three episodes of the romantic comedy TV series, The Mindy Project.

Later, he portrayed the role of Mateo Solano Villanueva since the fourth season of Jane the Virgin in 2018.

Physical Appearance

Janssen is an adorable and talented child actor. He hasn’t revealed any details on his body measurements yet. However, he stands at a moderate height and has an average weight.

He has a natural brown hair color and dark brown eyes. Moreover, he has a mole under his right eye and on his left cheek.

How much is Elias Janssen’s Net Worth?

Elias Janssen earns as a child actor. He has played roles in various TV shows and movies. However, he hasn’t disclosed any information on his net worth or salary.

Other Interesting Facts and Trivia About Elias Janssen:

  • The child actor loves the shows “Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts” and “Mandalorian.”
  • Elias is a Marvel fan, and his favorite movie is “Captain America: Civil War.”
  • His best friends are named Evans, Daveen, and Eli.
  • The talented young actor aims to become a full-time actor, director, and screenplay writer.
  • His hobbies are playing video games, swimming, and playing basketball.
  • He loves to Lego and to spend time with his family.
  • His favorite mobile games are Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Nintendo Switch Games.
  • His favorite ride at Disneyland is Rise of the Resistance.

Major Sources/Reference
1. IMDb
2. Famous Birthdays