Heartstopper cast ages: How old is the Heartstopper cast in real life?

Joe Locke and Kit Connor
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You’ve probably watched Heartstopper season 2 by now and can’t stop talking about the amazingly talented cast. Each actor was perfectly cast in their roles and gave outstanding performances throughout the season. Many of us are ready for new episodes of the teen series and can’t wait for Heartstopper season 3 to come out. Two seasons is just not enough!

Heartstopper follows two young teen boys (Joe Locke and Kit Connor) who meet in secondary school, quickly become friends, and eventually develop feelings for each other. While the show mainly focuses on the love story between the two teens, viewers also get to see the side characters’ storylines play out. The two teen boys aren’t the only characters dealing with new romances. We absolutely have to see the continuation of this original series.

After watching Heartstopper season 2, you’ve probably become curious about the cast. A question revolving around the Heartstopper cast ages keeps popping up. That’s no problem for us. Continue reading to find out the ages of the actors who portray some of your favorite characters in the show.

Heartstopper cast ages

Of course, we’ll be starting off with the actor who plays the protagonist, Joe Locke.

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Joe Locke age

Joe Locke plays Charlie Spring in the teen series. Charlie is in year 10 and is 15 years old, while Joe Locke is actually several years older than him. Joe was born on Sept. 24, 2003, and is currently 19 years old.

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Kit Connor age

Kit plays rugby jock, Nick Nelson. In the teen series, Nick is in year 11 and is 16 years old. In real life, Kit is actually 19 years old. He was born on March 8, 2004.

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Sebastian Croft as Ben Hope /

Sebastian Croft age

You know Sebastian as Ben Hope. In the show, Ben is older than Charlie. He’s in year 11 and is 16 years old. However, Sebastian is actually 21 years old. He will be turning 22 years old on Dec. 16.

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Yasmin Finney age

Yasmin portrays Elle Argent. Elle is slightly older than her group of friends (Charlie, Tao, and Isaac). Elle is about 16 years old in seasons 1 and 2. But Yasmin is actually 19 years old and will celebrate her 20th birthday on Aug. 30.

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William Gao age

William plays the extremely protective Tao Xu. Like his good friend Charlie, Tao is in year 10 and is 15 years old. William, on the other hand, is 20 years old and was born on Feb. 20, 2003.

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Corrina Brown as Tara /

Corinna Brown age

Corinna portrays the friendly and observant Tara Jones. In the first season, Tara is 15 years old. But she turns 16 years old in Heartstopper season 2. As of August 2023, Corinna is 24 years old, and her birthday is on Dec. 24.

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Kizzy Edgell as Darcy /

Kizzy Edgell age

Kizzy plays the extroverted and confident Darcy Olsson. Darcy is also Tara’s girlfriend. She is believed to be 16 years old in the teen series. However, Kizzy is currently 20 years old.

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Tobie Donovan age

Tobie plays the quiet and introverted Isaac Henderson. Isaac is in year 10 and is 15 years old, like Charlie and Tao. In real life, Tobie is 21 years old, and his birthdate is June 11, 2002.

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Rhea Norwood age

Rhea plays Imogen in the teen series. She was born on June 3, 2001, in Kingston upon Thames, Greater London, England. As of August 2023, she is 22 years old and her zodiac sign is Gemini.

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Bradley Richaes as James McEwan /

Bradley Richaes age

Bradley plays the role of James in the teen series. James appeared in the first season but didn’t have a name. He was just an unnamed student attending Truham Grammar. But in Heartstopper season 2, his name is James and he becomes friends with Charlie and his friend group.

Bradley was born on Dec. 10, 2001, making him 21 years old as of August 2023.

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Jenny Walser age

Jenny plays the fan-favorite character Tori Spring. Her exact birthdate is unknown, but she was born in May 1995, making her 28 years old as of August 2023.

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Olivia Colman age

Everyone knows Emmy Award-winning actress Olivia Colman. In Heartstopper, she portrays Sarah Nelson, Nick’s mother. Sarah’s age isn’t known, but she looks to be in her mid-30s. Olivia is currently 49 years old in real life.

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