It turns out that Drew Starkley isn’t actually the Rafe Cameron actor’s real name. According to reports, his real full name is Joseph Drew Starkey. Yes, Drew is the 29-year-old actor’s middle name.
Season 3 of Netflix‘s hit program, Outer Banks, premiered on Thursday. Locals may recognize a few names this season as the Pogues continue their quest to uncover a secret treasure—more precisely, more than $400 million in gold.
The teenage series is a hit with viewers and was made by North Carolina filmmaker Jonas Pate, his twin brother Joshua, and collaborator Shannon Burke. Young, fast-action shenanigans with its various characters, young outlaws known as the Pogues, escaping from the police, their families, and deadly mafioso types in search of a treasure provided an escape from real-world problems for a fascinated audience trapped at home during the pandemic.
Rafe Cameron actor, Drew Starkey, has been a household name since he was cast in the Netflix series. Of course, he has gathered a lot of fans of his own who are curious to know everything about him. Recently, we’ve found that people want to know his real name. Well, we’ve got you covered.
Drew Starkey’s Real Name: The Outer Banks Cast’s Full Name Is Joseph Drew Starkey!
It turns out that Drew Starkey (@drewstarkey) is indeed his real name. However, it’s not his full name. According to some reports, Drew is his middle name. Yes, his real full name is Joseph Drew Starkey. And now that you’ve got your answer, let’s get to know more about the Outer Banks cast in detail.
Drew was born on November 4, 1993, in Hickory, North Carolina, where he also attended school and then attended Western Carolina University to study theatre and English. Funny enough, even though the movie was filmed in South Carolina, Outer Banks is set in Drew’s home state of North Carolina. Additionally, he stands around 6 feet 2 inches tall, or 1.87 meters. Yes, he is a little taller than Chase Stokes, his Outer Banks co-star, who is 6 feet 1 inch.
Talking about Drew Starkey’s character in Outer Banks, Rafe Cameron is a Kook who frequently uses force and his father’s influence to further his own goal. He particularly despises the Pogues, which his sister Sarah has since joined. Drew first tried out for John B but ended up getting the role of Rafe. The casting directors knew right away that he would be the ideal choice to portray Rafe on television.
The 29-year-old actor had a number of roles under his credit before his appearance on Outer Banks. Before making appearances in TV dramas including Mercy Street, Ozark, Brockmire, Good Behaviour, Doom Patrol, Queen Sugar, and Scream: Ressurection, he first appeared in a number of short films. He appears in American Animals, Love, Simon, The Hate U Give, and The Devil All the Time on the big screen. He also had appearances in The Other Zoey, The Terminal List, and Hulu’s Hellraiser reboot in 2022.
Similarly, a lot of sites estimate Drew Starkey’s net worth to be between $300,000 and $750,000, while the precise figure is unclear. His on-screen roles and many brand collaborations will have increased his net worth. It’s probable that Drew makes between $20,000 and $30,000 each episode as a regular cast member on Outer Banks, which is the stated rate for Netflix cast members in the first several seasons of a series.
Filming Locations of Outer Banks!
Outer Banks is undoubtedly filmed on the North Carolina Outer Banks, which inspired the film’s title. Right?
Wrong. Charleston, South Carolina, is the primary location for the series filming. Netflix decided against filming in North Carolina before season 1 because of House Bill 2, a law containing anti-LGBTQ language.
Josh Pate, a co-creator of the program, told Garden & Gun in 2022 that Netflix didn’t want them to shoot in North Carolina, despite the fact that Wilmington is where (co-creator Jonas Pate) lives. However, he added, “But the locations around Charleston are so incredible that I think the show ended up in a better place for it.” Additionally, Barbados was also used for sequences in seasons 2 and 3 of Outer Banks.
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