Some of the Cast of "Cobra Kai" Are Way Older Than Their Characters

Tamara Fuentes
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Photo credit: Jace Downs - Netflix
Photo credit: Jace Downs - Netflix

From Seventeen

The Cobra Kai dojo is now open and there are plenty of new and old faces signing up to learn from one of the best. The Karate Kid spin-off is taking the world by storm thanks to its new home, Netflix. Along with some of Netflix's past hits, the show continues to the follow the tradition of having older actors playing teenagers. However, this cast isn't entirely made up of older actors and some fans might be surprised as to who is the oldest and who is just getting started. Before season 3 comes back for another wild year with new surprises and rivalries, find out who is exactly their character's age and even who shares a birthday in the cast.

Here are the real ages of the cast of Cobra Kai.

Ralph Macchio as Daniel LaRusso

Photo credit: Bob Mahoney - Netflix
Photo credit: Bob Mahoney - Netflix

Age: 58

Despite Daniel being younger than Johnny, Ralph is actually older than co-star William.

William Zabka as Johnny Lawrence

Photo credit: Mark Hill - Netflix
Photo credit: Mark Hill - Netflix

Age: 54

William is actually 4 years younger than co-star Ralph Macchio.

Courtney Henggeler as Amanda LaRusso

Photo credit: Mark Hill - Netflix
Photo credit: Mark Hill - Netflix

Age: 41

Courtney is over 10 years younger than her on-screen husband, Ralph.

Xolo Maridueña as Miguel Diaz

Photo credit: Jace Downs - Netflix
Photo credit: Jace Downs - Netflix

Age: 19

Xolo was born on June 9, making him a Gemini.

Tanner Buchanan as Robby Keene

Photo credit: Bob Mahoney - Netflix
Photo credit: Bob Mahoney - Netflix

Age: 21

Tanner is the oldest guy of the younger cast in the series.

Mary Mouser as Samantha LaRusso

Photo credit: Bob Mahoney - Netflix
Photo credit: Bob Mahoney - Netflix

Age: 24

Mary is the oldest cast member out of the younger cast.

Jacob Bertrand as Eli Moskowitz/Hawk

Photo credit: Bob Mahoney - Netflix
Photo credit: Bob Mahoney - Netflix

Age: 20

Jacob shares the same birthdate, March 6, as original Karate Kid and Cobra Kai star John Kreese.

Gianni Decenzo as Demetri

Photo credit: Guy D'Alema - Netflix
Photo credit: Guy D'Alema - Netflix

Age: 16

Gianni is the youngest of the younger cast members.

Martin Kove as John Kreese

Photo credit: Steve Dietl - Netflix
Photo credit: Steve Dietl - Netflix

Age: 74

John is the oldest member of the entire cast.

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