Evan Peters who is famously known for his multiple roles on the FX anthology series ‘American Horror Story’ is an American actor. In the first half of his career, he was awarded for Best Breakthrough performance for ‘Clipping Adam’. Peters got his major breakthrough with ‘American Horror Story’. With a height of 1.80 m and relationship with Emma Roberts, he has earned approximately $4 million through films and television.
Evan Peters Biography
Evan Peters was born on January 20, 1987 in St. Louis, Missouri. He was raised up by Julie and Phil Peters in the Ballawin suburb. He attended a Catholic grade school. His father works for the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation as a vice president of administration. He has two siblings in his family, a brother Andrew and a paternal half-sister Michelle.
Later in 2001, Peter started modelling career and began acting classes at Grand Blanc. At the age of 15, he moved with his mother to Los Angeles to take acting a full-fledged career and attending Burbank High School as a sophomore. Later, to save time he started home-schooling.
Peters and Emma Roberts worked together on the film ‘Adult World’ in 2012 and fell in love. Later, in March 2013, Peters confirmed that they are engaged. They had personal issues during 2013 where police had to intervene between them though they didn’t press charges against each other.
Later they resolved their differences to come together again as a couple releasing a joint statement of their togetherness in the media. Roberts confirmed her engagement to Peters again in 2017.
Evan Peters acting career started in the 2004 drama film ‘Clipping Adam’. From 2004 to 2010, he appeared in a large number of commercials like Kelloggs, Sony Play station, Papa John’s Pizza, Progressive Insurance which made him famous overnight. In the year 2005 to 2006, he also starred in the ABC science fiction series ‘Invasion’. At the same time, he did recurring roles on ‘Phil of the Future’ and ‘One Tree Hill’. Later, in 2010 he worked in the superhero film Kick-Ass as a supporting actor.
He also worked in the MGM film ‘Sleepover’ and ABC series ‘The Days as Cooper Day ’in 2004. From 2004-2006 he portrayed the role of Seth Wosmer in the Disney Channel Series ‘Phil of the Future’ and Jesse Varon in the ABC sci-fi thriller series ‘Invasion’. He also did theatrical work at the Met Theatre in a ‘Oliver Twist’ production.
Peters worked as a supporting actor for films ‘An American Crime’, ‘Gardens of the Night’, ‘Never back down’ and ‘Never back down 2: The Beatdown’. Following that he was seen as a supporting actor in the superhero film ‘Kick Ass’ where he played the role of main lead’s best friend.
In 2011, Evan Peters got his major breakthrough as the role of a teenage sociopathic murderer during the first season of FX anthology series ‘American Horror Story’. He portrayed the role of Kit Walker and Kyle Spencer in the second and third seasons, respectively.
The audience saw him as Jimmy Darling in the fourth season’. In 2014-2016, Peters appeared in the films ‘Adult World’ and ‘X-Men: Days of the Future Past’, ‘The Lazarus Effect’, ‘Safelight’, ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ and comedy-drama ‘Elvis and Nixon’. He has also been cast in the 2018 film, ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’.
Peters earned the award for Best Breakthrough performance at Phoenix Film Festival for ‘Clipping Adam’ for the role of Adam Sheppard. Also, for the same role he received Screen Actors Guild Emerging Actor Award and the Jury Best Actor Award. He also received the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor- Series, mini series or Television Film.
How much is Evan Peters Net worth in 2017
As of 2017, With an estimated net worth of $4 million US dollars earned through films and television, Evan Peters is a well-recognized name in the industry.
Evan Peters has worked very hard to reach where he is now. Holding an American citizenship, he started early in his life. With many awards in his bag, his fans await his upcoming film.