With the release of the second season of Euphoria, fans are even more interested in knowing more about Fezco’s little brother Ashtray, a cool name for a kid right? HBO Max’s Euphoria dived into the second season focusing on Fez and Ashtray’s backstory and about how they got into dealing drugs. While some fans are surprised by the acting skills portrayed by Javon “wanna” Walton, some are more interested in his personal life. Here’s all you need to know about Ashtray AKA Javon “Wanna” Walton.
WHO PLAYS ASHTRAY IN EUPHORIA?
Fans first met Ashtray in season 1 when he was about 11 years old, and they discovered that he had been abandoned by his mother at a very young age. He was initially raised by Fezco’s grandmother, but after she fell ill, he was raised by Fezco (played by Angus Cloud) himself. Ashtray’s role is played by Javon “Wanna” Walton.
Ashtray got his nickname because he was chewing cigarette butts in the bathtub. In Season 2, the young, drug dealer, with the recordings is about 13 years old. And in the first episode, it became clear that he was still going the extra mile from when he hit Mouse with a hammer.
HOW OLD IS ASHTRAY AKA JAVON WANNA WALTON IN REAL LIFE?
The child actor who plays Ashtray in HBO MAX is 15-year-old Javon “Wanna” Walton. He took part in the show at the age of 12, which was his first major acting credit. And it didn’t take long for him to add other projects to his resume. Walton starred as a Grant in the Amazon Original Series Utopia. He also gave voice to the character of Pugsley Addams character in The Addams Family 2.
Prior to joining the cast, Walton was a former Georgia regional boxing champion at the age of 11. He also won a state championship in gymnastics, which made him the first person to hold both titles. Walton is also the youngest athlete to ever receive a sponsorship deal with Under Armor.
JAVON: “ASHTRAY AND FEZCO ARE PARTNERS FOR LIFE”
Reflecting on what Fez had done to Ashtray when he was younger, Walton says his character is committed to protecting his older brother – no matter what. He says their relationship is “very close,” and because of their chemistry “you can’t separate them.”
“They are partners at the end of the day. And you can see that even though Fez says they are partners in Episode 1, you can see that they are together and can’t live without each other, ”said Walton.