Asher Dov Angel is an American actor. He began his career as a child actor and starred in the 2008 film ‘Jolene’. He is known for his role in the 2017 Disney Channel series ‘Andi Mack’. He portrayed Billy Boston in the DC Extended Universe film ‘Shazam’.
Angel was born on September 6, 2000, in Phoenix, Arizona to Jody and Coo Angel. He has two siblings, a brother, Avi Angel, and a sister, London Bleu Angel.
At the age of 5, Asher appeared in the film ‘Jolene’ which starred Jessica Chastain. At the age of 7, he won a role in Desert Stage Theater auditions for the musical ‘Oliver!’. He went on to act in multiple plays including ‘The Little Mermaid’, ‘Seussical’, ‘Mary Poppins’, and ‘Into the Woods’ in the Desert Stage Theater in Scottsdale.
Angel travelled to Los Angeles at the age of 12. He auditioned for and won the part of Jonah Beck in the Disney Channel television series ‘Andi Mack’. In 2019, Angel played the lead role of Billy Baston with Zachary Levi in the film adaptation of DC Comics’ ‘Shazam!’. The film follows the adventure of Billy Baston and his discovery of the work ‘Shazam!’. The acronym of Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles and Mercury transforms him into the mighty Captain Marvel.
On June 6, 2019, Angel released his debut single “One Thought Away”, featuring Wiz Khalifa. He joined the cast of Hulu’s ‘Darby Harper Wants to Know’ in February 2022. Asher Angel is all set to reprise the role of Billy Batson in the sequel film ‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’, which is scheduled to be released on December 16, 2022.
He has also worked in TV shows including, ‘Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders‘ and Nicky’, ‘Ricky’, ‘Dicky and Dawn’.
According to Bigstarbio.com, Asher Angel’s net worth is approximately $1 million.