• Zachary Gordon is an actor best known for playing Greg Heffley in the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" film series
• He has a net worth of over $2 million
• He began his career appearing as a guest in popular television shows and films
• He has done a lot of voice-acting work and also voiced the lead role of Gil in the Nickelodeon series entitled "Bubble Guppies"
• He is active on social media, particularly Instagram and Twitter, where he posts pictures of his travels and daily endeavors

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Date Of BirthFebruary 15, 1998
FactGoes to Chapman University.

Who is Zachary Gordon?

Zachary Adam Gordon was born on 15 February 1988, in Oak Park, California USA, and is an actor, best known for playing the role of Greg Heffley in the “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” film series. He is also a three time Young Artist Award nominee for Best Leading Young Actor.

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The Wealth of Zachary Gordon

How rich is Zachary Gordon? As of mid-2018, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $2 million, mostly earned through a successful career in acting, which has also included a lot of voice-over work. As he continues his career, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.

Early Life and Career Beginnings

Zachary grew up in Southern California and is of Jewish descent. He was raised with two brothers, and matriculated from a public high school located in Oak Park, though it is unknown which one. He initially began his career appearing as a guest in popular television shows. Some of his earliest appearances included in “How I Met Your Mother” and “All of Us”. In 2008, he appeared in the opening of the show “Desperate Housewives”, then in a couple of episodes of “24”. During this time, he was began appearing in films too, such as “Sex and Death 101”, and then “Georgia Rule” which starred Lindsay Lohan and Jane Fonda, and for which he won a Young Artist Award thanks to his portrayal of the character Ethan. He also appeared in “The Brothers Bloom” and “National Treasure: Book of Secrets”, starring alongside Nicolas Cage.
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Career Prominence and Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Gordon was also able to find numerous voice-acting roles, including “The Chubbchubbs Save Xmas” and “ni Hao Kai-Lan” in which he voiced San San. He also voiced the lead role of Gil in the Nickelodeon series entitled “Bubble Guppies”, then lent his voice in “The Super Hero Squad Show” and also played Papi Jr. in “Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2”.

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In 2010, he got his most notable role in “Diary of a Wimpy Kid”, which is based on Jeff Kinney’s book of the same name, and also had appearances from Steve Zahn and Chloe Grace Moretz. The first film had a lot of success, earning $75.7 million on a $15 million budget, and would lead to three other “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” films; he reprised his role the following year in “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules”, and in 2012 in “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days”. However, during the 2017 film “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul”, he was replaced by Jason Drucker.

Later Work

In 2013, Zachary hosted the Nintendo miniseries entitled “Skylander’s Boomcast”, released through the YouTube channel “SkylandersGame”, talking about the Activision video game “Skylandes” in which toys come to life. He also appeared in the film “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone” in the role of Pete Kidder and alongside Steve Carell. In recent years, Zachary has focused a lot on voice acting work, including Young Ravus in “Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV”. And in “Yellowbird”, “Norm of the North”, and “The Gettysburg Address”. He also lent his voice to an episode of “Uncle Grandpa”.
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He continues to take recurring roles, and make guest appearances in several television series, including a three episode role in the Tim Allen series “Last Man Standing”, and a recurring role in the supernatural horror series “Dead of Summer”, set in the 1980s. He has lent his voice in “Star Wars Rebels”, and made a guest appearance in “The Good Doctor” which is based on the award winning 2013 South Korean series of the same name.

Personal Life

Still just 20 years-old, Zachary has yet to hit the headlines with any romantic associations – there aren’t even any rumours concerning dating activity.

Is Zachary Gordon on Social Media?

Similar to numerous actors, Gordon is highly active online through social media, particularly on websites such as Instagram and Twitter. Like many child actors, many people are surprised at how quickly he’s transformed over the years as the last that many people remember him is as a part of the “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” series. He posts a lot of pictures of his travels and daily endeavors while also posting throwback pictures from time to time. His Twitter isn’t as active as his Instagram account as it usually takes time in between his posts. He does take some time to promote some of his recent work online. Numerous videos of him are also available through the website YouTube which mainly consists of clips of his old work.

General Info

Full NameZachary Gordon
Date Of BirthFebruary 15, 1998
Height1.75 m
ProfessionVoice Actor


ParentsKen Gordon, Linda Gordon
SiblingsJosh Gordon, Kyle Gordon


AwardsYoung Artist Award
NominationsKids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor
MoviesDiary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days, Pete's Christmas, National Treasure: Book of Secrets, The Brothers Bloom, Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2, Georgia Rule, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, The Search for Santa Paws, Sex a...
TV ShowsThe Mighty B!, Ni Hao, Kai-Lan, Special Agent Oso, Handy Manny, Bubble Guppies, Uncle Grandpa, Paramount The Animated Series, Austin Alexander at the Movies, Scrat's Treasure Hunt

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The Gettysburg Address2017Documentary post-productionDaniel Skelly (voice)
Star Wars Rebels2016TV SeriesMart Mattin
Dead of Summer2016TV SeriesBlotter
Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV2016Young Ravus (English version, voice)
Norm of the North2016Norm Cub (voice, uncredited)
Huevos: Little Rooster's Egg-cellent Adventure2015Rollo (English version, voice)
Gus - Petit oiseau, grand voyage2014Max (English version, voice)
Last Man Standing2014TV SeriesAndrew
The Boxcar Children2014Henry (voice)
Bubble Guppies2011-2014TV SeriesGil
Pete's Christmas2013TV MoviePete Kidder
Uncle Grandpa2013TV SeriesBelly (Boy) (segment "Belly Brothers")
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone2013Bully
The Unprofessional2012TV MovieDylan
Young Paul Ryan2012ShortYoung Paul Ryan
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days2012Greg Heffley
Family Guy2012TV Series
Bubble Puppy's Fin-tastic Fairytale Adventure2012TV MovieGil (voice)
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour2012TV SeriesSeth
Robot Chicken2007-2011TV SeriesCharlie Brown Linus Van Pelt Franklin
Childrens Hospital2011TV SeriesMike
That's What I Am2011Additional Voice (as Zackery Gordon)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules2011Greg Heffley
Beverly Hills Chihuahua 22011VideoPapi Jr. (voice)
The Search for Santa Paws2010VideoPaws (voice)
Special Agent Oso2009-2010TV SeriesRasheed / Tyler
Ni Hao, Kai-Lan2008-2010TV SeriesSan San / Larger Mouse / Snail #2 / ...
Batman: The Brave and the Bold2008-2010TV SeriesYoung Bruce Wayne Young Aqualad Kid #1
Diary of a Wimpy Kid2010Greg Heffley
Santa Buddies2009VideoPuppy Paws (voice)
Handy Manny2008-2009TV SeriesLittle Lopart
How I Met Your Mother2006-2009TV SeriesGrant / Boy
Afro Samurai: Resurrection2009TV MovieKotaro (English version, voice)
242009TV Series8 Year Old Boy
Four Christmases2008Kid in Jump-Jump
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa2008Baby Melman (voice)
Lower Learning2008Frankie Fowler
MADtv2008TV SeriesThe Joker
The Brothers Bloom2008Young Bloom
The Mighty B!2008TV SeriesGwen's Brother #4
David's Situation2008TV MovieLittle David
National Treasure: Book of Secrets2007Lincoln Conspiracy Kid
Desperate Housewives2007TV SeriesLittle Robin Hood
The Chubbchubbs Save Xmas2007ShortBrad Spoylt (voice)
Sex and Death 1012007Barbecue Brat
Georgia Rule2007Ethan
All of Us2007TV SeriesRichie
Because I Said So2007Little Arthur (uncredited)


Pals2016TV Movie attached


Teens Wanna Know2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Skylanders Boomcast2013-2014TV SeriesHimself - Host
Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash2013TV SpecialHimself
The Reelz Show2013TV SeriesHimself
Live with Kelly and Ryan2012TV SeriesHimself
In the House with Peter Bart & Peter Guber2011TV Series
Nickelodeon's Kids Choice Awards 20112011TV SpecialHimself
Rachael Ray2011TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2011TV SeriesHimself
Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Made in Hollywood2010TV SeriesHimself

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Dead of Summer2016TV SeriesBlotter


Won Awards

2013Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a Feature Film - Young Ensemble CastDiary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012)
2011Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a Feature Film - Young Ensemble CastDiary of a Wimpy Kid (2010)
2008Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actor - Comedy or MusicalGeorgia Rule (2007)

Nominated Awards

2013Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, USAFavorite Movie ActorDiary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012)
2013Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young ActorDiary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012)
2012Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young ActorDiary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011)
2011Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young ActorDiary of a Wimpy Kid (2010)
2010Sierra AwardLas Vegas Film Critics Society AwardsYouth in FilmDiary of a Wimpy Kid (2010)
2009Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a Voice-Over Role - Young ActorMadagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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