How Old is Boba Fett?

Boba Fett's age has changed over the years, and not just on his birthday.

TL;DR

Canonically, he's 10 in "Clones," 35 in "Empire," and 36 in "Jedi"

Last revised August 18, 2020. Please continue reading for all the facts versus the fiction.

While we can approximate Boba Fett’s age in non-canon timelines, how old is Boba Fett canonically and has it changed over the years?

In the canon timeline, we know Boba Fett was born circa Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (32 or 31.5 BBY), 10 years old circa Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (22 BBY), 13 years old circa Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (19 BBY), 32 years old circa Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (0 BY), 35 years old circa Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (3 ABY), and 36 years old circa Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (4 ABY).

But where is this knowledge published in official documentation? That’s our quest with this page — to document the bounty hunter’s age.

This exclusive “Fett Fact Check” is our own repository of what we learn, when we learn it. We’re both logging and analyzing Boba Fett-specific canon, unknown, and non-canon — each with date and original attribution. Below are our findings, sorted from newest to oldest:

  • 1997

    Sci-Fi Invasion! #2: “Age: Unknown” … unknown

  • 1980

    Topps The Empire Strikes Back Series 1 #11 Star File – Boba Fett: “Age: 43” … non-canon


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