Who Is Drew Starkey? All About The Outer Banks Actor Career, Girlfriend

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Who Is Drew Starkey? All About The Outer Banks Actor Career, Girlfriend

Drew Starkey is an American actor, who rose to prominence with the Netflix series Outer Banks. He has also appeared in many other movies and TV shows that include Love, Simon (2018), The Hate U Give (2018), and a few others.

Over the years, he has appeared in numerous movies and TV series. Well, with all the popularity that he has achieved over the years, there has also been a lot of curiosity about Drew Starkey’s girlfriend. So, is he dating a girl or is he already married?

Here, we will talk in detail about his career, family details, girlfriends, and much more about his personal life.

Drew Starkey Wiki

Starkey was born on 3 June 1993, in North Carolina, United States. As a child, he spent his early days in his hometown Los Angeles, United States.

His Age and Height

Talking about his age, he is 28 years old at present. Likewise, he has a height of 5 ft 8 inches, ie. 172 cm.

Where did Drew Study?

He did his schooling at St. Stephens High School, Hickory, and finished his higher education at Western Carolina University.

Check Out The Funny Version of Drew


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Nevertheless, when it comes to the identity of Drew’s parents, he prefers to not reveal their identity in public. We hope he will talk about his family someday.

Drew Starkey’s Parents Divorced When He Was a Kid

Like any other kid, Drew is close to his parents, but he did not get to spend much time with them as they divorced when he was still a kid.

As of 2021, his mother Jodi Ballard Hutto is married to Brian Hutto, and they together reside in Stanley, North Carolina.

Drew Starkey's pregnant mother Jodi photo with her mother from 1993
Drew’s mother Jodi, pregnant with Drew, poses with her mother  Source: Instagram(@brooke_starkey)

On the other hand, his father, Todd Starkey, has remained unmarried throughout and works as a basketball coach at Kent State University in Ohio.

Drew Starkey Has Three Siblings

Drew has three siblings, two sisters Brooke Starkey and Mackayla Starkey, and a brother Logan Starkey. All three seem pretty close to each other.


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The siblings still share a strong bond and often share beautiful photos on their social media. Check out one of the photos where the brothers cheer their sister after graduating.

Drew with his sister Brooke and Logn
Drew and Logan cheer her sister as she finishes her graduation  Source: Instagram(@starkeyboys)

That is adorable, isn’t it?

Movies And TV Shows: Made His Acting Debut with Love, Simon in 2018

The North Carolina native Drew has appeared in many movies and TV shows. He made his acting debut with the 2018 romantic comedy film Love, Simon. In the series, he portrayed the character named Garrett.

After Love, Simon, he became part of the Drama/Crime The Hate U Give in 2018. Despite all these appearances, he gained prominence only after his appearances in the 2020 Netflix Series Outer Banks.

He is the regular cast in the series and appears as the lead character named Rafe Cameron.

Drew Starkey Gained Fame After Appearing in Outer Banks

Drew’s most successful project as an actor is Outer Banks. In the series, he portrays the character named Rafe Cameron, the older brother of the lead character Sarah Cameron, which is portrayed by Madelyn Cline.

Drew Instagram Post Showing all the cast members of Outer Banks
Drew Instagram Post Showing all the cast members of Outer Banks  Source: Instagram

The story revolves around a group of teenagers who are committed to finding out the mysteries about the missing father of the group’s ringleader, John B. (Stokes).

It premiered on April 15, 2020, and also stars actors like Madison Bailey, Austin North, Jonathan Daviss, Charles Esten, and others in the lead.

Who Is Drew Starkey Dating Girlfriend?

If reports are to be believed Drew is dating his Love Is the Longest Con co-star Claire Van der Linden

Well, despite the anonymous claims that Claire is his girlfriend, the two have not come forward officially to address the rumors. The alleged couple has been spotted together numerous times. In fact, they were also spotted together having their time at a beautiful beach. They reportedly began dating back in 2014, however, their present status has been a little unclear.

Drew and his rumored girlfriend Claire Van der Linden pose together by the beach
Drew apparently has a girlfriend named Claire Van der Linden.

Speaking of which, Claire is an actress too. She appeared in films and TV shows like The Radical Notion of Gene Mutation (2014), Empire (2015), and Knives and Skin (2019).

Reportedly Had a Relationship Before Current Girlfriend

Drew Starkey was also linked with a girl named Rachel Fox Marie in the past. Rumors of their affair came out when he shared a picture with Rachel in 2018 with the caption, “love doves.”

Drew Starkey with rumored girlfriend Rachel Fox Marie.
Drew shared a picture with Rachel Fox Marie on his social media handle. Source: Drew Starkey Instagram

Just like his current romance, Drew neither confirmed nor denied this lovey-dovey.

Is He Married?

26 years old Drew is not married yet. Also, he has not revealed his wedding plans. It looks like marriage is not in the plans for a long time. That said, we would love to see him married to a beautiful wife.

What is Drew Starkey’s Net Worth?

As of 2021, Starkey’s net worth is roughly estimated at $750,000. He makes money mainly from his TV appearance.

At present, Outer Banks serves as a major source of income for Drew Starkey.

He Is Active On Instagram

Like many other celebrities, Drew is also on Instagram. He has over 3.1 million followers on the platform. He is quite regular and pretty much gives insight into his personal and professional life through the platform.

Other Interesting Facts About Drew Starkey

Favorite Actors: Tom Holland and Natalie Portman

Favorite TV Show: Game of Thrones

Favored Food: Continental

Hobbies: Photography