Skylar Astin was born on September 23, 1987 in New York City, NY. He grew up in Rockland County, NY. Astin has one sister, Brielle and he also has two brothers named Jace (who is older) and Milan (who is younger). His family is Jewish.
Skylar's last name is actually 'Lipstein', not Astin. Astin is his middle name. He states in an interview that his agent just decided to just chop it off.
While at the Tisch School of the Arts he was casted in the Spring Awakening theatre show in 2008. This chance of a lifetime caused him to take some time of school to focus on the theatre show.
Skylar has theatre, television and film work in his years. Astin has been in the theatre Rent and Spring Awakening, the television show Love Bites and has acted in Pitch Perfect, Hamlet 2 & Wreck-it Ralph.
When Skylar was in his teens he portrayed Javert in Les Misérables on Broadway at the end for the final call where the four main characters were portrayed by teenagers and they all sang the final song.
- Skylar Astin was formerly married to Anna Camp, who plays Aubrey Posen in Pitch Perfect. However, in mid-April 2019, they filed for divorce.