Evan Peters is an American actor who has been on the Hollywood scene for some time. But he has been catapulted into the spotlight recently with roles in popular TV shows and movies including the Netflix series Dahmer, in which he portrayed notorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.
So who is Evan Peters; what movies and TV shows has he been in; who if anyone, is he dating; and what is his net worth? Read on to find out.
Evan Peters Quick Facts
Name: Evan Thomas Peters
DoB: January 20, 1987
Height: 5 feet 10 inches / 1.77m
Weight: 75kg / 165 lbs
Net Worth: $4 million (estimated)
Who is Evan Peters?
Evan Peters is an American actor who was born in St. Louis, Missouri to parents Julie and Phil. He has a brother, Andrew and a paternal half-sister, Michelle. In 2001, when Evan was 14, he moved to Michigan with his family where he took up some modelling work and enrolled in acting classes. A year later, clearly finding a passion for acting, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a full time acting career.
Evan Peters Movies & TV Shows
Evan landed his first movie role in 2004 with Clipping Adam. He followed this with a number of television commercials and a recurring role in the Disney Channel TV show, Phil of the Future.
Showing a clear talent for more gritty dramas and horrors, Evan Peters landed supporting roles in An American Crime, Never Back Down and the sequel, Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown.
Other TV show appearances in 2008 included The Mentalist, House, Monk, The Office and Parenthood.
Evan also had a supporting role in the comedy superhero movie Kick-Ass in 2010.
American Horror Story
One of Evan Peters’ best-known roles (and which many consider to be his breakthrough role) was his portrayal of Tate Langdon in the first season of the incredibly popular American Horror Story anthology TV show.
He has since been cast in 9 of the current 11 seasons of American Horror Story, missing out on the ninth season from 2019, titled 1984 and the upcoming eleventh season, known as NYC, which is due for release on October 19th 2022.
Evan told GQ in 2018 that he found some of the “sinister stuff” extremely “exhausting.” He added, “It’s really mentally draining, and you don’t want to go to those places ever in your life. And so you have to go there for the scenes, and it ends up integrating it somehow into your life. You’re in traffic and you find yourself screaming and you’re like, ‘What the hell? This isn’t who I am.'”
Many people may also know Evan Peters for his role in X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: Apocalypse and Dark Phoenix as Peter Maximoff, which is based on the Marvel character, Quicksilver.
Whilst the character of Pietro Maximoff was portrayed by Aaron Taylor-Johnson in the 2015 Marvel movie, Avengers: Age of Ultra, Evan Peters reprised the role in the Disney Plus TV show, WandaVision, albeit an alternate version of the character to the one he portrayed in the X-Men movies.
Evan Peters’ latest TV show has been his portrayal of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer in the 2022 Netflix miniseries, Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story. The series was co-created by American Horror Story creator Ryan Murphy, and while it has been met with mixed reviews, many critics have heaped praise on Evan’s performance.
Who is Evan Peters dating?
Evan Peters was previously in a relationship with actress Emma Roberts. The pair began dating in 2012 when they met during the filming of Adult World. They became engaged in 2014, but ended the relationship in 2019.
He had a brief relationship with singer Halsey from 2019 – 2020. Evan is currently believed to be single.
What is Evan Peters’ net worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Evan Peters currently has an estimated net worth of $4 million.
Where does Evan Peters live?
Evan Peters currently lives in Los Angeles, California. He has previously spoken to Issue Magazine, telling them he has been living in Los Angeles since 2002.