Timothée Chalamet

Top 10 Facts About Timothée Chalamet

Timothée Chalamet – some interesting facts you probably didn't know about him until now.

by Nora Yulieva

Timothée Chalamet is one of his generation’s most popular and talented actors in Hollywood. Nobody can argue about this anymore. His breakout movie ‘Call Me By Your Name’ was launched in 2017, and since then, Timothée has become one of the most famous names in Hollywood. His roles in ‘Lady Bird’ and ‘Little Women’ got him even more popular amongst young and old ones. And he was just spectacular in ‘Dune’.

He is fluent in French

Did you know that Timothée is fluent in French, the language of love? His father was born in France, so Timothée spent all his childhood summers in a small and beautiful village in France. He even played in some French movies, so we can definitely say that many of us enjoyed watching Chalamet speaking in French.

He is a big fan of rap music

Timothée shared in many interviews that he is actually a fan of rap music. He loves listening to Chance the Rapper, Kid Cudi, and Kendrick Lamar. He even created a music video when he was a high school student and called himself the “Lil’ Timmy Tim.” The famous Chalamet “Statistics” song! After his role in ‘Call Me By Your Name’, his music video became very popular, and even Ellen DeGeneres played the clip. Sadly, he was given only D+ as a great, but after all – his success was not in rapping, but in acting. It’s certainly of the Timothee Chalamet fun facts.

Timothée almost acted as Spider-Man

In 2015, Timothée Chalamet almost had the chance to act as Spider-Man in ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming. However, he didn’t get the role. Tom Holland did. Even though we are surely loving Tom, we can only imagine how attractive Spider-Man would have been if he had been played by Chalamet.

He loves ‘The Office’

Timothée is one of the biggest fans of the popular TV show ‘The Office, and he stated this in some of his interviews. He even said that he loves watching it every night before he goes to bed. We also love ‘The Office’, one of Hollywood’s most loved series, and we see why.

Timothée is a skilled skateboarder

What surprised us is that Timothée is a skilled skateboarder who often brings his skateboard on film sets. We have also seen many videos and pictures of Chalamet skating on his social media account. When asked why he loves his skateboard so much, he said that this is his way of staying active and grounded. So, the Timothée Chalamet skateboarding thing is pretty real!

Timothée Chalamet

Timothée Chalamet for British Vogue

Timothée is on his way to becoming a fashion icon

Chalamet has become known for his unique and daring fashion choices on the red carpet. He’s worn everything from a glittery harness to a sequined hoodie, and he’s become a favorite of fashion critics and designers. In 2019, he was named one of GQ’s Best Dressed Men of the Year. He’s also a brand ambassador for Louis Vuitton.

His favorite actor is Joaquin Phoenix

Once, in an interview with him, Chalamet shared who his favorite actor is, and we were not surprised – it seems like Timothée loves to enjoy movies with Joaquin Phoenix. He shared more about his admiration for this actor. He even admitted that he is trying to follow in his footsteps regarding acting.

Timothée dropped out of University

Did you know that Timothée dropped out of Columbia University in 2014 after only a year? He studied cultural anthropology but decided to drop it when his career started. He couldn’t find the balance between studying and acting, so he decided to continue his acting career. Well, we can see that he was not wrong to do so.

He studied with Ansel Elgort

Timothée used to go to high school with Ansel Elgort in New York. Were they friends? Well, we can’t say anything about that, but we can definitely say that his teacher shared that both of them were popular. He stated that both Timothée and Ansel were like stars in school, and everybody recognized their extraordinary talent.

Lourdes Leon Timothee Chalamet

Timothée and Lourdes – so cute!

His teenage love

Did you know that once, back in time, Timothée dated Lourdes Leon – the daughter of Madonna? They dated for four years when they were both studying at LaGuardia. How and why did they break up? We can’t say. All we know is that they are still friends. But this is how it usually goes with teenage love.

Bonus Fact: He plays a murder victim in his first role

Not the debut most young actors dream about, but Timothée Chalamet plays a murder victim in his first role ever. In 2008 he was chosen for a small part in the famous TV show ‘Law & Order’. Well, at least it’s a start… right?

In conclusion, Timothée Chalamet is not just a talented actor but a fascinating individual with diverse interests and passions. From his bilingualism to his love of rap music and skateboarding, Chalamet is a unique and multifaceted person. He’s also a rising fashion icon and an activist who uses his platform to speak out on social and political issues. With a bright future ahead of him, it’s clear that Timothée Chalamet is more than just a pretty face. Much more!

Main Photo: Hedi Slimane

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