Despite accusations of faking his age for fame, Quaden Bayles turns out to be a ten-year-old.
Quaden Bayles became viral over the internet after his mother Yarakka Bayles posted his emotional video.
In the video, Quaden was seen crying in the back seat of a car asking for a knife. The cause of his cry was explained as bullying at school due to his dwarfism.
Quaden Bayles seemed very heartbroken and wanted to end his life. His mother narrated the incident as a result of bullying at school.
Quaden Bayles Age Controversy
Despite rumors that he is an 18-year-old teenager, Quaden Bayles’s age is actually 10 years old.
As per Quaden’s viral video, he is said to be nine years old at that time, but some social media posts and news media alleged that he was an 18-year-old actor.
According to an article published by BBC, Quaden sued columnist Miranda Devine and her employer News Corp Australia for making baseless accusations against his age.
She had earlier claimed that Quaden was faking to be a nine-year-old to scam people into giving large donations.
Despite various conspiracy theories surrounding Quaden, Insider claims his actual age to be 10 years old as of 2021.
Bruh I think we all got played.
That ‘bullied suicidal 9 year old’ …
He’s 18, wealthy & a famous actor. Looks like it was for clout. Man raised 100’s of thousands. pic.twitter.com/S9z3W3U8dP
— T (@TorayKortan) February 21, 2020
Facts To Know About Quaden Bayles
- Quaden Bayles has an elder sister as well. His sister’s name is Guyala and she is a model. Guyala supported her brother after he was bullied at school.
- We can find Quaden using Instagram under his username @quaden.bayles. He has over 1.1k followers and has posted over 13 times. In Quaden’s Instagram bio, we can see #StopBullying.
- Some media and news channels claimed the whole act was a scam to collect a large sum of donations. The Australian dwarf boy Quaden Bayles is taking legal actions against the accusers.
- Talking about his dwarfism, Quaden is said to suffer from achondroplasia. This is the most common type of dwarfism where an average adult male grows up to a height of only 4 feet and 4 inches.