Netflix’s ‘Wednesday’ became a stepping stone for Moosa Mostafa, as it opened the door to fame by making him a rising name in the industry with his role as Eugene Ottinger. So, let’s take a look at who this fourteen-year-old actor is in real life!
A Peek into Moosa Mostafa’s Origins
Born in Warwickshire, England, on February 22, 2009, Moosa kicked off his acting journey in a family of Arab origins, which migrated from Dubai, UAE. His parents, especially his mother, Rima Mostafa, reportedly have supported his dual focus on education and acting during his ongoing studies at Warwick School.
The Young Actor’s Path in Acting: Early Roles and Breakthrough
Moosa’s acting career kicked off in 2018 with a role in ‘Nativity Rocks!,’ where he played a student in St. Bernadette’s Class. Although a minor role, it marked the start of his journey in the film industry, while his big break came in 2022 with the Netflix sci-fi adventure series ‘The Last Bus,’ where he played Nas.
But it was his role as Eugene Ottinger in ‘Wednesday’ that really put him in the spotlight. His performance as the Beekeeping Club president Eugene, who helps the main character, Wednesday Addams, with a murder case, has received positive responses from the audience and critics.
What’s Up With His Personal Life?
Away from the camera, Moosa seems to lead a regular teenage life, spending time with family and friends based on his Instagram account, which supports 495,000 followers. Despite speculations about his relationships and sexuality, he chooses not to talk about the details of his personal life while using his social media mostly to share fun content.
A Glimpse Into Moosa’s Assets
Some sources report that Moosa’s co-stars’ earnings go up to thousands of dollars per episode, with Jenna Ortega making between $20,000 and $60,000. But it is unknown how much the young actor himself has made from the series or his other works.