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Asher Angel – The Talented Young Actor Taking Hollywood by Storm

Full Name Asher Dov Angel
Birthday September 6, 2002
Age 21
Hometown Paradise Valley, AZ
Occupation Actor, Singer
Years Active 2008-present
Net Worth $1 million
Social Media Facebook

As a long-time fan, I‘m thrilled to provide an in-depth introduction to one of Hollywood‘s fastest rising young stars, Asher Angel. Asher‘s meteoric rise to fame began over a decade ago when he started booking acting gigs as a child in his hometown of Paradise Valley, Arizona. Now 21, he has grown into a multi-talented performer with acclaimed roles in blockbuster films and hit TV shows already under his belt.

Launching His Career as a Child Actor

Asher‘s entertainment career kicked off at age 6 when he appeared in local theater productions and took jazz, hip hop and tap dance lessons. In an interview, Asher shared that he fell in love with musicals early on and practiced singing along to the soundtracks.

By age 10, Asher started auditioning for TV commercials and short films. According to his IMDB page, his first credit was in 2008 for a low budget horror film called Jack & the Beanstalk. For the next several years, he steadily booked small parts in movies and national commercials.

Big Break with Disney‘s Andi Mack

Asher got his big break in 2017 when he landed the part of Jonah Beck on Disney Channel‘s Andi Mack. This was his first major television role, starring in all 39 episodes over three seasons. According to an Instagram post, Asher called his casting a "dream come true."

On the show, Asher got to showcase both his acting talent and musical abilities. His character performed original songs which were released as singles like "Just You and Me" and "Perfect Harmony." At age 15, he became the youngest male lead on a Disney show.

Expanding into Film with Shazam! and Other Movies

With Andi Mack ending in 2019, Asher looked for new challenges and shifted his focus to feature films. According to Deadline, Asher was cast in the DC comic movie Shazam! back in 2017. In the film, he portrayed Billy Batson, a troubled foster kid who gains superpowers.

That same year, he flexed his acting chops by starring in the supernatural horror film Annabelle Comes Home as Bob Palmeri, a demonically possessed boy.

In 2020, Asher played the lead role of Will Hawkins in the faith-based Netflix movie A Week Away. He also contributed vocals to the soundtrack.

Releasing Original Music and Touring

Complementing his acting, Asher has cultivated a music career over the years. He dropped his first single "One Thought Away" in 2017 and has since released EPs and singles blending pop, R&B, and hip hop.

Asher‘s 2021 single "Gucci on My Body" marked a transition into more mature music. The official video depicts a lavish lifestyle with sports cars and designer clothes.

He has opened for artists like Logan Paul and Why Don‘t We. Asher completed a multi-city tour in 2021, performing songs and interacting with fans up close. Reviews praised his high energy shows.

Giving Back through Charity and Activism

Despite his busy schedule, Asher makes time for charity work and activism. According to Look to the Stars, he has supported various children‘s organizations like Make-A-Wish and Ronald McDonald House. Asher also uses his far-reaching social media presence to speak out against bullying.

In 2021, he donated $100,000 to Feeding America‘s COVID-19 relief fund. Asher said in an Instagram post it was a "duty" to help families struggling with food insecurity during the pandemic.

Connecting with Fans Online

A major part of Asher‘s success has been his ability to form personal connections with fans online. He has cultivated an engaged social media audience, especially on Instagram where he has 18.2 million followers.

Asher shares slice-of-life photos, behind-the-scenes peeks at projects, and motivational messages. He responds to fans and tries to uplift them. This authentic interaction makes supporters feel invested.

Upcoming Projects

Now at 21, Asher‘s future in Hollywood looks bright. He is set to reprise his Shazam role in the 2023 sequel Shazam! Fury of the Gods. According to IMDb, he also has a thriller called The Substitute due out later this year.

As Asher transitions from teen star into more adult roles, I‘m excited to see what he does next. Knowing his incredible drive and work-ethic, I have no doubt he will continue wowing audiences for years to come. As a loyal fan since the beginning, Asher‘s journey has been a joy to follow.