What are the ages of the protagonists?

In the real world, time flies a little faster than in Hawkins.

If you see stranger things ever since it started, you probably feel like you watched the cast grow up.

Time flies. With the final season yet to come, there’s no doubt that these child actors are now young adults, while their characters are still in high school.

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These are the ages of the gang of stranger things during season 4 compared to their ages in real life.

Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven

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Eleven is believed to be about 12 years old in season 1. They mention that her mom searched for her for 12 years, but she didn’t remember her very well, indicating that she was very young when they were separated. That means she would be about 14 years old in season 4. Millie Bobby Brown celebrated her 18th birthday in February.


Finn Wolfhard as Mike Wheeler

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Finn Wolfhard is currently 19 years old, which makes him 5 years older than his character, who is starting high school. Mike Wheeler is about 14 years old and is in his first year of high school this season.


Natalia Dyer as Nancy Wheeler

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Nancy Wheeler is up against Vecna ​​and her senior year of high school during Season 4. That means she’s about 18 years old. Natalia Dyer is 27.


Caleb McLaughlin as Lucas Sinclair

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Caleb is the oldest of the main cast, at 20 years of age. Lucas, like the rest of the gang, faces his first year of high school (and some heartbreak when his popularity conflicts with his nerdy life) at 14 years old.


Priah Ferguson as Erica Sinclair

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Erica, Lucas’s younger sister, has earned her place in the gang and is now facing middle school. The up-and-coming D&D legend is estimated to be 11 or 12 in season 4. Priah Ferguson, on the other hand, is 15 years old.


Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin Henderson

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Gaten is 19 and will turn 20 this year. Dustin is also 14 in season 4, when he introduces the Hellfire Club to the gang.


Noah Schnapp as Will Byers

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Noah is 17, so his age difference is smaller than other cast members. Will is also 14 in Season 5 and still adjusting to life on the West Coast.


Charlie Heaton as Jonathan Byers

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Charlie is 28 years old, 10 years older than Jonathan Byers during Season 4. The 18-year-old is dealing with a lot of anxiety about his future due to college and Nancy, and then all hell breaks loose.


Joe Keery as Steve Harrington

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In Season 4, Steve Harrington is around 19 years old, just out of high school, and in his ~deciding what to do~ stage. Joe Keery is 30.


Sadie Sink as Max Mayfield

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Sadie Sink is six years older than Max Mayfield. Max is about 14 in season 4 and starting high school with the rest of the gang, while Sadie is 20.


Maya Hawke as Robin Buckley

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Robin Buckley is a senior during season 4 and is believed to be about 18 years old. Maya Hawke is 24.


Joseph Quinn as Eddie Munson

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Eddie Munson is believed to be between 19 and 20 years old, as he has mentioned that he should have graduated in 1984. Season four takes place in 1986. Meanwhile, Joseph Quinn is 29.


Gabriella Pizzolo as Suzie Bingham

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Suzie Bingham is believed to be about 15 years old in Season 4. Gabriella Pizzolo is 19.


Eduardo Franco as Argyle

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Argyle is believed to be about the same age as Jonathan, so he is 18 or 19. Eduardo Franco is 27.


Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers

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In season 4, Joyce Byers is in her forties. Winona Ryder fit the role perfectly for her at 50 years of age (and she just keeps getting better, if we’re being honest).


David Harbor as Jim Hopper

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David Harbor is 47, which puts him pretty close to his character’s age. Jim Hopper is believed to be in his forties, although his exact age is unknown.


Cara Buono as Karen Wheeler

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During Season 4, Karen Wheeler is believed to be in her late thirties or early forties. Cara Buono is 48.


Did any of these ages surprise you? Do you think the supposed time jump in season 5 will bring them closer to their real ages? Discuss it in the comments.

This post was translated from English.