Iain Armitage is an actor best known for playing the role of Ziggy Chapman in the drama TV series, Big Little Lies (2017-2019). Likewise, he is also famous as Sheldon Cooper in Young Sheldon (2017-present).


Iain Armitage was born on July 15, 2008, in Georgia, the United States of America. His father, Euan Morton is an actor while the mother, Lee Armitage is a theater producer.

Iain Armitage’s father, Euan Morton

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Iaian is an American by nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. She follows Christianity.

Professional Career

Armitage has been active in the film industry since 2014. He made his acting debut appearing in an episode of the TV series Impractical Jokers.

After that, in 2017, Iain acted as Theo Lachere on the series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. The same year, he featured in movies and TV shows as The Glass Castle, Our Souls at Night, and I’m Not Here.

Additionally, 12 years old actor appeared in the television series Jeopardy! and The Big Bang Theory. From 2017 to 2019, he played Ziggy Chapman on the series Big Little Lies starring Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, and Adam Scott.

Young Sheldon actor Iain Armitage

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Again, in 2020, Iain appeared in the TV series, Nickelodeon’s Unfiltered and Group Chat. The same year, he provided his voice for the Young Shaggy Rogers in the film, Scoob!

Armitage is portraying Sheldon Cooper in the TV sitcom Young Sheldon (2017-present). Currently, he is filming for an upcoming movie, Paw Patrol: The Movie.

Besides that, The Glass Castle actor is a theatre fanatic. He keeps reviewing Broadway shows on his YouTube channel, IainLoves Theatre.

Net Worth & Salary

The American child actor has altogether 9 acting credits under his name. Professional since 2014, Iain Armitage has an estimated net worth of $4 million as of November 2020.

As per the Cheat Sheet, 4 feet 8-inch tall actor gained $30,000 per episode for her role in Young Sheldon. For the second season, he received $31,200 per episode.

Altogether, Iain earned a salary of altogether $660,000 in Season 1 and $686,000 in Season 2. As per the report, for his role in Young Sheldon, he expected $32,500 per episode or $715,000 in total for Season 3.

Personal Life

Talking about Armitage’s personal life, he is single in 2020. At the age of 12, he is too young to be in any relationship.

At the moment, Iain lives in Arlington, Virginia. He is spending a happy and blissful life with his parents and family.

Social Media

Big Little Lies actor is active on social media like Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. Similarly, he is available on Instagram with 471K followers.

According to the Influencer Marketing Hub, Armitage earns around $1,410.75 to $2,351.25 per sponsor post with an engagement rate of 5.63%.