Interesting Biography Facts
Nathaniel Marvin Wolff
December 17, 1994
Los Angeles, California, United States
Friends Seminary; Professional Children's School
Nat Wolff family members
Alex Wolff (younger brother)
Is Nat Wolff a gay/bisexual?
What is Nat Wolff marital status?
Who is Nat Wolff wife?
Grace Van Patten (girlfriend since 2018)
Who are Nat Wolff parents?
Michael Wolff (father)
Date of birth: July 31, 1952
In fact, Nat Wolff is not the alien in entertainment industry. His father, Michael Blieden Wolff, has been making a successful career of a musician since 1975. He gained kudos as the leader of the band, which performed at the The Arsenio Hall Show.
He entered the world in California, and since the earliest years was introduced to a great music of a jazz trumpeter Miles Davis and of a gifted pianist Herbie Hancock. No wonder, that one day he decided to follow their footsteps.
His parents (who later divorced) supported the boy’s interest in music and sent him to music school. By the way, his mother’s name was Lise Silverman and his father’s name was Marvin Wolff. Marvin was a doctor, and he was even honored to treat the star Elvis Presley.
In addition to music lessons, Nat’s father got a brilliant education at Berkeley High School, followed by studying at the University of California. There he performed in a local jazz band.
In early 1970s the man quit his education in order to become a full time musician. He became successful in the industry immediately – Michael started from collaboration with the saxophonist Cannonball Adderley and soon moved forward and occupied the post of Nancy Wilson’s (she is a rock musician and composer) musical director. Using that job as a trampoline, Wolff jumped up to television and began serving as Arsenio Hall Show bandleader.
He left work on television in middle 1980s and returned to playing jazz music. He released a number of recordings, including “2 AM”.
As for now, he teaches music in The New School of Jazz and plays in the band “Wolff & Clarke”, which he co-founded with his friend.
Michael is married to an actress Polly Draper. He is a proud father of Nat and Alex Wolff.
Polly Draper (mother)
Date of birth: June 15, 1955
Polly Carey Draper is a loving mother for Nat Wolff and a talented actress, screenwriter and film director for the whole world. By the way, our hero started his career in the TV project, created by Polly. The woman knew, that her sons named themselves “the naked brothers band”, while they were sitting in a bathroom. She used that name for the great project she created for the channel “Nickelodeon”, and of course, she invited her sons to the series. That was a great career start for Nat Wolff.
The actor’s mother was born in Gary, IN in the family of Peace Corps Administrator (mother) and a venture capitalist (father). She grew up with a brother and a sister. Polly spent most part of her life in Palo Alto, California. She studied Fine Arts in Yale University.
She began to perform professionally in early 1980s. At first the young actress took part in Off-Broadway shows, and then gradually moved her way on television, where she landed a role of Ellyn in Ed Zwick series “Thirtysomething”. It brought her international fame and Emmy nomination.
The actress boasts with other popular roles, too. She starred in the series “Monk” and “The Good Wife”, in the film “Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain” etc.
Currently she is married to the father of her boys, Michael Wolff. Previously, she was a wife of the screenwriter Kevin Wade.
Nat Wolff siblings
Alex Wolff (younger brother)
Date of birth: November 1, 1997
The fans of Nat Wolff know that he is a real “big bro” for another popular actor, screenwriter and composer Alex Wolff.
No need to remind, that Alexander Draper Wolff belongs to the great breed. The son of an actress and a jazz musician, he was born in Manhattan, NY, and started to practice music in the kindergarten age. When the boy turned 6, his mother co-wrote “The Naked Brothers Band”, and he immediately got the first acting job. For his vivid natural performance in the show he earned Cable Award.
After becoming initially popular, Alex developed his success and played in many other hit projects, like “Divorce”, “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2”, “In Treatment” etc. He is not married and possibly, isn’t dating anyone at the present moment.
Nat Wolf is celebrated as a movie and TV actor, singer, keyboard player and guitarist. He started his career in his teens at first as a musician, and later he was invited to television as a charismatic young performer.
In 2009-2011 he played the lead part in the series “The Naked Brothers Band”. The child actor wrote a soundtrack to the show. Having gained initial recognition, he continued it with the roles in great interesting movies, like “New Year’s Eve”, “The Fault in Our Stars”, “The Intern” and others.
In 2015 Nat proved, that he was ready to turn from a rising child star into an adult professional actor, who was able to participate in serious projects. He acted in James Franco (Dave Franco brother) film “In Dubious Battle”.
Franco decided to invite a young actor to his project after watching his performance in a teen drama “Palo Alto”. And his professional intuition was right – Nat looked so natural, depicting Jim, the screen assistant of James Franco hero.
This year fans have an opportunity to enjoy the great acting of their favorite star in a thriller “Rosy”. In general Nat has already appeared in more than 40 screen projects, and he is not going to stop.
Interesting and fun facts
- Nat Wolff is dating an actress and model Grace Van Patten.
- In 2009 he was frequently seen in the company of a beautiful young actress Miranda Cosgrove. But they didn’t give any comments of their relationship status and soon stopped seeing each other.
- His height is 6 ft 3 and his weight is about 156 lbs.
- The famous actor starred in the commercial for Dannon products.
- In spite of acting career, Nat finds enough time for activity as a musician, too. In 2007 he released a debut album “Black Sheep”, based on music from the series “The Naked Brothers Band”. He worked on the disk with his brother Alex.
- His personal net worth is close to $3 million.
- His hobbies are basketball and swimming. His favorite color is blue.
- Nat was in a middle school age, when he was honored to take part in a charity concert, devoted to September 11 tragedy. He performed the song “Firefighters”, and his composition went well with public. He grossed $46, 000 for his singing, which he donated after the event.
- Wolff is crazy from Nirvana songs. He also a big fan of Beatles and Sting.