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Who is Dashiell John Upton? Explore his Biography, & Facts

Who is Dashiell John Upton? Explore his Biography, & Facts

There are so many kids who just came into the limelight just after her birth with a silver spoon. Same as Dashiell John Upton is famous as the son of the Oscar-winning actress, Cate Blanchett and her husband Andrew Upton who is an Australian playwright, screenwriter, and director.

Dashiell John Upton opens his eyes on 3rd December 2001, in Crowborough, East Sussex, England. As of 2019, his age is 18 years old under the birth sign Sagittarius. As we already mention that he is the son of Andrew Upton (father) and Cate Blanchett (mother). His father is an Australian playwright, screenwriter, director, while his mother is an actress. He holds British nationality and belongs to the English-Scottish-French ethnicity.

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Caption: Dashiell John Upton with his mother and siblings
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He has three siblings named Roman Robert, Ignatius Martin Upton, and Edith Vivian Patricia. Moreover, his grandparents are Robert Blanchett, a U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer, advertising executive, and June Blanchett, a property developer, and teacher. His nephews are Bob Blanchett and Genevieve Blanchett

Who is His Father?

Dashiell’s father Andrew is a playwright, screenwriter, and director. He formed a film production company called Dirty Films along with Blanchett. Some projects of the company include the short film Bangers in 1999 and the feature film Little Fish in 2006. 

Her father began his professional career in the late 90s. At that time, he came to Australia where he working for projects such as “The Well”, “Thank God He Met Lizzie”, and “Babe: Pig in the City”. Then he started writing such projects as the film “Gone”, and the well-received original play, “Rifleman” in the early 2000s.

Besides, he was also cast in a successful adaptation of such plays as “Hedda Gabler”, “Cyrano de Bergerac”, “The Cherry Orchard”, “Uncle Vanya”, and “The Philistines”.

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Caption: Dashiell John Upton’s Parents (Source: eonline)

After a long time, he started a production company with his wife, Oscar-winning actress Cate Blanchett. Since then they have produced such projects as “Bangers”, and “Little Fish”. Besides, he also co-directed the Sydney Theater Company with Blanchett from 2008 to 2011.

His performance in the field has also extended to performance, and he wrote the libretto for the opera, “Through the Looking Glass” in 2008.

Who is Her Mother?

Dashiell’s mother Cate is an Australian-American actress and theatre director. She was born Catherine Elise Blanchett on the 14th of May, 1969 in Ivanhoe, Victoria, Australia. Right after her graduation, she began her professional career at the National Institute of Dramatic Art.

His mother started her career by appearing in a major stage role David Mamet play ‘Oleanna’ in 1992. After this, she portrayed the role of Clytemnestra in a production of Sophocles’ ‘Electra’.

During the year 19997, she made her feature film debut in Beresford’s film ‘Paradise Road’. The same year, she was cast in ‘Oscar and Lucinda’. After her outstanding performance in ‘Elizabeth’, she turns to heads. 

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Caption: Dashiell John Upton with his mother (Source: Zimbio)

In the year 1999, she has appeared in several films such as ‘An Ideal Husband’, ‘Pushing Tin’, and ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’. The next year, she appeared in ‘The Man Who Cried’ as Lola. After that, she has appeared in many other movies and television series. All in all, she has over 60 credits as an actress.

Dashiell’s mother movies and television series are ‘Ocean’s Eight’, ‘Thor: Ragnarok’, ‘Song to Song’, ‘Manifesto’, ‘Carol’, ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’, ‘The Monuments Men’, ‘The Turning’, ‘Hanna’, ‘Robin Hood’, ‘Notes on a Scandal’, ‘The Good German’, ‘The Missing’, ‘Heaven’, ‘Bandits’, ‘The Gift’, and ‘The Shipping News’ among others. 

Net Worth & Salary of His Parents’

Dashiell John Upton’s mother is an Australian actress and theatre director who has a net worth of 85 Million as of 2019. Her featured movie Thor: Ragnarok grossed $315.1 Million in the United States, Canada and $538.9 Million in other parts of the world. The film production budget of $180 million and able to collect $854 million worldwide total collection. Undoy=ubtedly, she received a good sum of salary from such successful movies.

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Caption: Dashiell John Upton’s Mother (Source: dailymail)

Further, she earns around $12.5 million as her salary. In addition, she earned $13 million in August 2017 and August 2018 which was enough to make her one of the 10 highest-paid actresses in the world. On the other hand, Dashiell’s father is an Australian playwright, screenwriter, and director. He has a net worth of $10 million as of 2019. Moreover, her father and mother have sold their house for $14.7356 Million (AUS$20,000,000) in 2015 in Sydney Australia.

Their home features five bedrooms, four and a half bathrooms on 7,893 square feet. Later on, her parents again bought a house at the price of $4.5 Million in 2016 at Flower Perfectbush, England. They all live there. Their house consists of seven bedrooms, eight and a half bathrooms at about 9,000 square feet.

Personal Life of Her Parents’ 

Dashiell John Upton’s parents met for the first time on the set of a TV show in 1996. After working together for months, the duo fell in love. After dating a few years they exchanged their wedding vows on 29th December 1997, in the National Park, the Blue Mountains in New South Wales, Australia. Their wedding ceremony was attended by most of the co-actors, family members, and relatives.

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Caption: Dashiell John Upton’s Parents
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From their marriages, the couple is blessed with four kids. Their names are Dashiell JohnRoman RobertIgnatius Martin Upton, and Edith Vivian Patricia Upton. As of now, the family resides in Crowborough, East Sussex with her family.

Facts of Who is Dashiell John Upton? Explore his Biography, & Facts

Full NameDashiell John Upton
Date Of Birth3rd December 2001
Age 20 years 7 months
Horoscope Sagittarius
Place Of BirthCrowborough, East Sussex, England
ParentsCate Blanchett (mother), and Andrew Upton (father)
SiblingsRoman Robert, Ignatius Martin Upton, and Edith Vivian Patricia


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