Who is Archie Heaton?
Archie Heaton is the son of “Stranger Things” actor and musician Charlie Heaton and his Japanese band member and ex-girlfriend Akiko Matsuura.
Prior to becoming famous, they both were in a music band called Comanechi. They toured together and dated for a while before having the adorable Archie.
Archie Heaton was born on May 19th, 2014 in England which makes him 8 years old now.
Archie lives mostly with his mother in England but also spends a lot of time with his father who is often on the set of “Stranger Things” during most of the year.
Unless you have been living under a rock, you know “Stranger Things”.
Archie is half Japanese from his mother’s side and enjoys playing football when he’s not in school.
Who are Archie Heaton’s parents?
Charlie Heaton (Father)
A British actor and musician who was born on February 6, 1994 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, UK and now lives in Los Angeles, Charlie Ross Heaton, who is 5′ 8″ (1.73 m) has already conquered the hearts of many.
The young actor who has conquered us in his role as Jonathon Byers on the show provided insight into his life before fame in an interview with GQ magazine, where he fondly mentioned his son.
The English musician and actor who always speaks candidly about starting his career by going on tour with his band.
And how this led him to meeting his ex-girlfriend and son’s mother.
Charlie Ross Heaton, appeared on British television long before starring in ‘’Stranger Things’’ he also participated in feature films like the 2016 indie thriller Shut In; he has since starred in other thriller films.
Though nothing as huge as the Science Fiction Stranger Things.
At barely 28 years old, Charlie divides his time between the United States, where his career is focused primarily, and London, where his kid resides.
Charlie Heaton had Archie when he was 20 years old and he gained fame in 2022 when season 4th of Stranger Things became a huge success.
Akiko Matsuura (Mother)
The electronic rock band ‘’The Big Pink’’’ is mostly known for having Akiko Matsuura as their drummer and backing vocalist.
Matsuura is of Japanese origin though she resides in England with her son Archie.
Before Charlie’s acting career took off, the two met while they were both members of the noise rock band Commanechi, with Heaton on drums and Matsuura on vocals.
They spent over a year on the road with the band and developed feelings for each other during that time.
Not much is known about Matsuura’s personal life, as she is a very private person. Apparently, the two love birds fell out in the months following Archie’s birth.
They have never discussed their split in detail.
Even though Charlie spends the majority of his time in Los Angeles filming for Stranger Things, he travels to London every now and then to see his son.
Charlie and Akiko get along well and are doing a fantastic job as coparents.
During their split, it was speculated that the age difference between Matsuura and Heaton which is quite considerable; was the reason why it didn’t last – she is 41 and he is 28. Others claim that Heaton’s separation with Matsuura might have been brought on by the fact that he was not ready to be a parent because he was only 20 when Archie was born.
In 2016, Heaton was rumored to have been seeing Natalia Dyer, a fellow “Stranger Things” actor, following his breakup with Matsuura.
They both date in their respective roles as Jonathan and Nancy Wheeler in the popular Netflix series.
Regarding her relationship with Archie, But neither Dyer nor Heaton have made any remarks or statements.