Nat Wolff has made a name for himself as a jack-of-all-trades in various fields of the entertainment industry. He is an American actor, musician, singer, and also a songwriter whose unique works have caused a sensation in the industry. Natt gained popularity after composing a title for the Nickelodeon television series The Naked Brothers Band, which was broadcast from 2007 to 2009.
It was an engaging time for the artist, who played the lead role in the program alongside his younger brother. There is more, the program was written and produced by her mother Polly Draper. Nat Wolff’s professional life has been a joy for his fans, many of whom keep wondering how he has become so versatile. Here are some less known facts about the entertainer
Nat Wolff’s Biography
He was born Nathaniel Marvin Wolff on December 17, 1994, in Los Angeles, California. Nat began at a very young age to show a strong affinity for music and its components. By the age of four, he was already playing the piano and taught himself to play the chords perfectly. At the age of five, he started writing songs and gradually began to make his own music. He continued on a small scale until he received some recognition after performing his own song “Firefighters” at his birthday party outside his home after the terrible attack on September 11, 2001. Wolff raised a lot of money from the performance and gave it as a donation to the children of New York City Fire Department Squad 18.
After several disagreements with his mother, he was later allowed to venture into acting, which was also his childhood dream. All thanks to his mother, he debuted his acting career in 2003 with a role in Getting Into Heaven, an off-Broadway production (of his mother). His next role on television made him popular; in 2005 he starred in the movie The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie, written and directed by his mother. Wolff not only starred in the movie, but he also contributed titles and instrumental pieces for the film.
The film, which was a huge commercial success, was re-released in a series of the same name, produced and directed by his mother and broadcast on Nickelodeon between 2007 and 2009. The series also featured the younger brother of Nat, who also played the music. With the series “Naked Brothers’ Band” Nat became famous and he started to get roles in television and movies as well. Wolff’s next appearance was in Nickelodeon’s Mr. Troop Mom (2009). He also appeared in the movie Silvester in 2011.
In 2013 he played the leading role in the comedy Admission, Admission as well as in Palo Alto. In 2014 Wolff starred in the popular drama The Fault in Our Stars, a film adaptation of the novel of the same name by John Green. The film earned him much recognition and praise, including two Teens Choice Awards in the categories Choice Film: Scene Stealer and Choice Movie: Chemistry. He also starred in Paper Towns, a film adaptation of John Green’s novel. Wolff is one of the few child stars to have made it big in the contemporary film industry.
Nat was born into a family of entertainers. His father Michael Wolff, is a jazz pianist, and his mother Polly Draper, actress, producer and director. His younger brother, Alex Wolff, not only played in the Naked Band-Brothers but is also an independent singer and songwriter. It must have been a question of inheritance for the versatile entertainer, who, despite his parents’ earlier differences, held on to his dreams.
It will interest you to know that Wolff’s mother Prolly Dapper, who directed some of his films, once opposed his acting dreams. Wolff began to take an interest in acting at the young age of five but was discouraged by his mother, who did not want her children to become famous at a young age. But when Nat grew up, his mother supported him so much that she played him in her own productions.
Other Facts You Should Know About Nat Wolff
Not many people know that Nat’s actress, producer, and mother director, Polly Draper, once received a nomination at the Emmy Awards. She has also won many awards, including the Writers Guild of America Award (WGA).
Wolff, a great admirer of former US President Barack Obama, wrote the song “Yes We Can” in his honor.
After the release of Nat Wolff’s song “Crazy Car”, which he wrote at the age of six, the singer and actor were considered the youngest songwriter to make it into the Billboard charts.