Hawkins’ children are now all grown-up.

Where? Stranger Things premiered on Netflix in July 2016, premiered on Netflix in July 2016, viewers were introduced to a cast made up of largely unknown young actors. It is almost impossible for them to be called children even six years later.

Millie Bobby BrownShe was 12 years old at the time that Eleven began filming. Millie is now 18 and has walked out with her boyfriend. Jake BongioviAt the premiere of season 4 on May 14.

Where? Gaten MatarazzoHe was just 14 when he appeared on the show as Dustin. Gaten, who is now aged 18, has been cast as Jared. Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway. 

Finn Wolfhard He was 13 years old when he played Mike the first season. Finn, now 19, is the lead role in 2021’s episode. Ghostbusters: Afterlife. Meanwhile, Noah SchnappWill Byers was just 11 years old at the time. Stranger ThingsFilming began. He is now 17, and recently was accepted at the University of Pennsylvania by the Ivy League.

Caleb McLaughlin, who plays Lucas, was 14 during the show’s first season, which means he is now 20 years old. It’s amazing how quickly they grow up! They feel so old.