Nicolas Cantu

Quick Facts of Nicolas Cantu

Name Nicolas Cantu
Birthday September 8, 2003
Age 19 years old
Gender Male
Height 5 feet 7 inches
Weight 55 Kg
Nationality American
Profession YouTuber
Parents Aline Fernandez
Siblings Sebastian and Matias
Married/Single Single
Instagram @junkyjanker

Junky Janker aka Nicolas Cantu is a famous actor and YouTuber. He is the reigning king of gaming and vlogging. He is mostly known as Junky Janker. Nicolas become popular overnight after doing the role of Elton on the AMC’s action series “The Walking Dead”.

He has also an amazing voicing role has given voice in many popular shows such as “Sofia the First”, “Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures”, “Future-Worm!”,“Dragons: Rescue Riders” and also “The Amazing World of Gumball”.

How Much is the Net worth of Nicolas Cantu?

Nicolas Cantu , a professional for only three years, rose to fame and money in a short period of time thanks to his voice-over work in Sofia the First, Future-Worm!, Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures, and Dragons: Rescue Riders. In addition, the American actor appeared in The Walking Dead: World Beyond.

Nicolas Cantu has a net worth of $1.1 million as of 2023. Aside from his TV career, he makes a good living as a YouTube star. Nicolas is the owner of two YouTube channels: Nicolas Cantu (almost 12.4K subscribers)- Founded on August 7, 2018. junky janker (439K subscribers)- Became a member on August 1, 2016.

According to Social Blade, his YouTube channel junky janker has the potential to earn $215 – $3.4K per year, while his second channel (self-titled) has the potential to generate $569 – $9.1K per year.

Early Years and Education

Nicolas Cantu grew up in Austin, Texas, USA, where he was born on September 8, 2003. Nicolas, the middle child of three, has two brothers: Sebastian and Matias. He is a naturalized American with Mexican ancestors.

He expressed an interest in acting before the age of seven, and he prepared and voiced self-created characters at home before participating in school productions, including the first-ever ‘The Bear Went Over the Mountain.’

What is the Professional Career of Nicolas Cantu?

From commercials to a television career and voice-overs

Cantu’s fame as an actor landed him significant roles in commercials for Old Navy, Toyota, AT&T, Eggo, and other companies, paving and fueling his acting career.

Nicolas moved to Hollywood with his supporting mother and acquired an agent, which won him the role of Prince James in the animated series Sofia the First (2016-18). Ariel Winter (as Sofia), Darcy Rose Byrnes (as Princess Amber), Travis Willingham (as King Roland II), and Sara Ramirez also provided voices in the series (as Queen Miranda).

Cantu started from commercials before he got into a TV career as an actor & voice-actor
CAPTION: Cantu started from commercials before he got into a TV career as an actor & voice-actor( SOURCE:tv overmind)

Cantu began his career in commercials before moving on to a TV career as an actor and voice-actor.

Furthermore, from 2016 to 2018, he provided the voice of Paco in six episodes of Future-Worm! Rowan Freemaker was voiced by the American actor with Vanessa Lengies, Matthew Wood, and Eugene Byrd in the Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures (2016-17, 31 episodes).

His voice work also covers extra characters in The Powerpuff Girls (2016-19). From 2017 to 2019, Nicolas Cantu portrayed Gumball Watterson in the adventure-comedy animated series The Amazing World of Gumball (70 episodes), alongside Dan Russell and Teresa Gallagher.

Cantu’s voice changed due to puberty, and he was replaced by Jacob Hopkins. Following that, he snagged Dak’s voice-over in Dragons: Rescue Riders (2019-20).

‘The Walking Dead: World Beyond’ Makes an On-Screen Breakthrough

Cantu gained on-screen popularity after appearing in a number of TV shows, including Teachers (2017), Raven’s Home (2017), The Good Place (2018), and DuckTales (2019). (2019-20).

Nicolas Cantu in the TV series The Walking Dead- World Beyond
CAPTION: Nicolas Cantu in the TV series The Walking Dead- World Beyond(SOURCE: Business Insider)

His breakthrough came in 2020, when he landed the role of Elton Ortiz in The Walking Dead: World Beyond, alongside Aliyah Royale, Alexa Mansour, and Hal Cumpston.

Is Nicolas Cantu dating anyone?

Despite his celebrity, the youthful American actor has a barrier to accessing his personal life. Cantu is not currently reported to be dating or to have a publicly acknowledged girlfriend. No reports regarding The Walking Dead: World Beyond star’s relationship have ever come to light since he rose to popularity.

Meanwhile, Nicolas is rumored to be unmarried and appears to be preoccupied with his profession. Canut is an active user of Instagram (@junkyjanker) and Twitter (@JunkyJanker), with over 392K and 244.1K followers, respectively. Nicolas enjoyed traveling and riding while he wasn’t on screen.

Trivia and Facts

  1. Junky Janker is 19 years old and he was born on September 8, 2003.
  2. He is popularly known as Junky Janker. His real name is Nicolas Cantu. Junky was born in Austin, Texas, United States.
  3. He is also popularly known as  Elton on the AMC’s action series The Amazing World of Gumball, Good Place, and LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures.
  4. Junky is currently known for voicing in the upcoming Walking Dead game in 2020.
  5. He is the son of Aline Fernandez. Junky also has a sibling and their name is Sebastian and Matias.
  6. Juncky is too small to have a girlfriend. In the future, he might have at least one relationship.
  7. In his recent vlog, he is seen making a video of the process of making a video in Virginian hotel.
  8. One of his most popular videos is the Revival of Minecraft 2019. He has also uploaded the more traditional commentary videos.
  9. He has thousands of followers on his YouTube channel Junky Janker with 422K subscribers. Junky has more than 200K followers on Twitter.
  10. Junky has also gained a lot of popularity in his Instagram @junkyjanker where he has more than 357K followers.

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