Who Is Playing Prince Eric In The Little Mermaid 2023?

Who Is Playing Prince Eric In The New Little Mermaid?
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The Little Mermaid, which is set for a 2023 release, has cast an actor for the role as Prince Eric. Let’s find out who it is here…

While the title character of Princess Ariel was quickly assigned to Halle Bailey, it took a surprisingly look time for the Disney studio to find the perfect actor to play 18-year-old Prince Eric.

For a long time, many celebrities were rumoured to be snatching the part, from heartthrob singer Harry Styles to actor Timothée Chalamet and fan favourite Elliot Page.

Princess Ariel and Prince Eric.
Prince Eric is the love interest of Princess Ariel. Credit: Disney via YouTube

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However, the role eventually went to Jonah Hauer-King, who undeniably shares a resemblance to the blue-eyed prince who captures Ariel’s heart.

Unlike many of the stars who were considered for the role, Hauer-King is relatively unknown.

So let’s find out who Jonah Hauer-King is, from what is his star sign, how tall he is, whether he has a girlfriend, and if he has Instagram and Twitter.

Who is Jonah Hauer-King?

Jonah Hauer-King is an English actor who has had numerous film roles, including parts in The Song of Names, The Last Photograph and A Dog’s Way Home.

He has also appeared in a few TV series, such as World on Fire and Agatha and the Curse of Ishtar.

However, most fans will recognise Hauer-King from his role as Laurie – opposite Stranger Thing’s Maya Hawke – in the 2017 TV adaption of Little Women.

How old is Jonah Hauer-King and what is his star sign?

Born on May 30, 1995, Jonah Hauer-King is 27 years old. This birth date makes the actor a Gemini.

According to IMDb, he was born and raised in London. However, he reportedly has dual citizenship for the UK and US.

Jonah Haeur-King
Jonah Hauer-King is 27 years old and a Gemini. Credit: @jonahhauerking/Instagram

How tall is Jonah Hauer-King? reports that Jonah Hauer-King is 6ft 1 (187.3cm).

Does Jonah Hauer-King have a girlfriend? Is Jonah Hauer-King single?

According to, Jonah Hauer-King is single, which will surely be great news for many of his fans out there.

Jonah Hauer-King and Halle Bailey.
Jonah Hauer-King posing with his Little Mermaid co-star, Halle Bailey. Credit: @jonahhauerking/Instagram

Does Jonah Hauer-King have Instagram? Does Jonah Hauer-King have Twitter?

Jonah Hauer-King has a verified Instagram account with 95,000 followers. He follows over 1,000 others.

His handle is @jonahhauerking.

Hauer-King often uploads images from his upcoming movies and TV shows, snaps of him hanging out with friends and magazine photoshoots.

At this moment in time, Jonah Hauer-King does not appear to have a Twitter account.

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