5 Things You Didn’t Know about Charlie DePew from ‘Famous in Love’

Charlie DePew who plays the “boy next door,” Jake Salt on the new hit teen series, ‘Famous in Love‘ on Freeform is loved by so many viewers.  Charlie caught our eye as Bella Thorne’s best guy friend on FIL and we had to do some digging.

Want to know more about this breakout actor?  Read on for the 5 Things You Didn’t Know about Charlie DePew.


1 : The Big 21

Charlie is officially 21!  Shawn Christian, who plays Alan Mills on FIL was on Instagram Live during last night’s episode and revealed that Charlie has turned 21 years old.  Congratulations!

Charlie DePew turns 21

Charlie DePew 21 birthday


2: He Gets the Party Started

The sweet and innocent Jake Salt is a partier?  Well, yes according to co-star, Carter Jenkins.  When asked who in the cast is the life of the party, he quickly shows Charlie’s photo.  Watch below from 1:24 to 1:34 for proof! 

3: Brotherly Love

Charlie is one of three boys!  We are pretty sure that boyish good looks run in this family.  Check out his brothers, Jack and Will below.

Charlie DePew brothers

L to R: Jack, Charlie and Will DePew


4: Momma’s Boy

In a good way!  Charlie posts a sweet photo of he and his mom in honor of Mother’s Day.  The caption reads, “Perfect day with a perfect mom.” Aww!

Charlie DePew with his mother

Charlie DePew with his mother and brother, Jack.


5: He’s Shaking It Up

Did you know Charlie was almost cast in Bella Thorne’s breakout Disney channel show, “Shake It Up?”  He revealed he auditioned to be Bella’s best friend on the show.  He may not have gotten the role then but he definitely got his second chance!  Some things are meant to be.

Shake It Up with Bella Thorne

Photo Credit: Charlie DePew Instagram



Famous in Love Cassie, Paige, and Jake

Catch Charlie in “Famous in Love” on Freeform every Tuesday evening at 9pm EST.

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