Dacre Montgomery has Hollywood at his feet, while his popularity increases for playing villain Billy Hargrove in the popular Netlix show Stranger Things.
With its worldwide number of fans, the The Australian actor candidly revealed that it was not easy on his & # 39; really heavy & # 39; journey to stardom.
Dacre wrote a message on social media on Tuesday about how he was told to lose weight as a & # 39; grand child & # 39 ;, advised to stop acting and told that his dreams of becoming a star were not feasible .
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& # 39; I believed in myself and never let anyone tell me! & # 39; Stranger Things star Dacre Montgomery was told that his acting dreams could not be achieved as a & # 39; grand child of 90 kg & # 39; (photo: L in high school, R in 2018)
& # 39; I was told that (my dream) was not feasible. I never allow myself to be let down by the mistakes. Because I believed in myself and I didn't let anyone else tell me, & he started.
The 24-year-old hoped to inspire others with his story, as he said: & I knew what I wanted to do. Every evening I went home and focused on DAT. I visualized a future in which my dreams became reality. You can do whatever you want! & # 39;
Dacre also said that as a schoolchild he experienced anxiety, had trouble getting his lessons, and was not popular among his colleagues.
& # 39; I lost weight, I went to drama school and I never stopped, I never stopped being curious. I never allow myself to be let down by the mistakes. Because I believed in myself and I didn't let anyone else tell me. & # 39;
Earlier this week, Dacre shared a failed auction tape on YouTube and told fans: & # 39; I made a career for ten years before booking. DO NOT BE AFRAID TO FAIL. Go out and get it! & # 39;
Although Dacre may be known today for his torn body, model girlfriend, and millions of fans, his future looked very different just a few years ago.
& # 39; I visualized a future where my dreams came true & # 39 ;: the 24-year-old Australian actor hoped to inspire others with his story
& # 39; Don't be afraid of failure & # 39 ;: earlier this week Dacre shared a failed auction tape on YouTube and told fans that he made a career for 10 years before booking
OVERWEIGHT AND BUILT
Dacre does not seem to look back on his days at Mount Lawley Senior High School in Perth with many good memories.
Speak against Men's health in June the actor admitted that he had a & # 39; really difficult time & # 39; had and a & # 39; big boy & # 39; wash with 90 kg.
However, some good things came from the difficult times, as the star admits that he has channeled the behavior of his bullies in his role as bad boy Billy in the Netflix show.
& # 39; You know, every bully or person you've had in your life who has been hostile to you. It was about finding and representing those traits & # 39 ;, he explained.
From a 90 kg schoolboy in Perth to Hollywood heartbeat: Daily Mail Australia unveils Stranger Things star Dacre & # 39; s incredible transformation
Difficult start: in June the Australian actor (left) addressed that he & # 39; bullied & # 39; was in high school when he dropped the scale on 90 kg. Shown in 2011 in a short film
Told that he had to lose the weight to make it
After high school, Dacre fled his native city of Perth and took a gap year in Canada.
With the dream of making it as an actor, it was during this period that an agent & # 39; told him to lose 25kg & # 39; if he wanted to succeed, Dacre said PerthNow in 2017.
& # 39; I was really at school, & # 39; he joked this time, before losing 27 kg.
& # 39; (It) went purely to the gym and stepped on the treadmill and ran. & # 39;
After his impressive weight loss, Dacre returned to Perth and landed a spot in the renowned WA Academy of Performing Arts.
Time out: after high school, Billy took a gap year in Canada in 2012, where an agent & # 39; told him to lose 25 kg & # 39; if he wanted to make it. Depicted in 2016 with his mother
The start: Dacre got his first role in Betrand the Terrible alongside other rising Perth star, Troye Sivan, in 2010, before taking the lead in 2011 in TV pilot, Family Tree (photo).
THE FORGOTTEN ROLLS AND ARE BIG INTERRUPTION
Dacre got his first acting appearance in 2010, starring in a short film called Betrand the Terrible.
When he was 16 years old, he appeared in the film alongside fellow rising Perth star Troye Sivan, before taking the lead in the unsuccessful TV pilot Family Tree.
Only in 2015, just 15 months after graduating from WAAPA in Perth, did he get his first major breakthrough when he was cast as Jason (Red Ranger) in Power Rangers.
Although he was already trimming right now, Dacre then turned to the WA Institute of Martial Arts to become as ripped and muscular as possible and to complete his transformation.
The film came on the big screen in 2017 to receive rave reviews, with Dacre making his debut the same year as Billy in Stranger Things 2.
Torn for his lead role: it wasn't until 2015 that he got his first major breakthrough when he was cast as Jason (Red Ranger) in Power Rangers. He dramatically increased his training for the role
Netflix & # 39; s newest star: after his debut as Billy Hargrove on Stranger Things 2 in 2017, Dacre quickly became a favorite with fans like the bad boy who hated everyone
MANIA ALIEN THINGS AND TAKING HOLLYWOOD
After his debut on Stranger Things, Dacre quickly became a fan favorite.
But it was only earlier this month, when Stranger Things 3 fell globally, that the actor's talents really became clear.
From sending fans in a frenzy during the LA premiere last month to his Instagram with now more than three million followers, the star now has Hollywood at its feet.
And with his stunning model girlfriend, Liv Pollock, also from Perth, Dacre seems to be on his way to becoming a superstar.
Leading: it was only earlier this month, when Stranger Things 3 fell globally, that the actor's talents really became clear
Loved up: the show has now catapulted him to a new level of fame with Hollywood at his feet. He is pictured here with model girlfriend, Liv Pollock, also from Perth, by his side
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