Evan Peters Biography, Age, Family, Spouses, Height, and Net Worth

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Who is Evan Peters?

Evan Thomas Peters is an American actor. He is well recognized for his multiple roles on the FX anthology collections American Horror Story, as Stan Bowes in the first season of the FX ballroom drama series Pose. Also as Peter Maximoff / Quicksilver in the X-Men film series (2014-2019).

Peters played Detective Colin Zabel in HBO’s Mare of Easttown in 2021. He received critical acclaim and was awarded the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie. Evan made his acting breakout in the 2004 drama movie Clipping Adam and starred in the ABC science fiction series Invasion from 2005 to 2006.

He appeared in numerous national commercials for established brands which include Kellogg’s, Papa John’s Pizza, and PlayStation. He also recurred roles on Disney Channel’s Phil of the Future and The CW’s One Tree Hill at the time he was appearing in the commercials. Peters has a supporting role in the superhero film Kick-Ass in 2010.

A photo of Evan Peters
A photo of Evan Peters

How old is Evan Peters?

Born in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. on January 20, 1987, Evan Thomas Peters is aged 34 as of 2021. He shares his birthday with many famous people including Emma Marie, Chris Gone Crazy, Bill Maher, Bonnie McKee, Brantley Gilbert, Buzz Aldrin, and Carol Heiss, among others.

Evan Peters Family

Who are Evan Peter’s parents?

Born as Evan Thomas Peter, he was born as the son of Julie and Phil Peters. Phil is the vice president of administration for the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. He was born and raised in the suburb of Ballwin in a Roman Catholic family. They moved to Grand Blanc, Michigan after his father’s job was transferred and he pursued modeling and took local acting classes. At age 15, Peters moved to Los Angeles with his mother to pursue his acting career. Both his parents are of German ancestry.

Does Evan Peters have siblings?

Peters has one sibling, a brother Andrew and one half-sibling a paternal half-sister, Michelle. He is the youngest among the three and has two distant cousins Tom Welling and Mark Welling.

Evan Peters Education

Peters attended a Catholic grade school. They moved to Michigan and took local acting classes. He joined and studied at Grand Blanc Community High School before attending Burbank High School as a sophomore. Later he started homeschooling classes.

Evan Peters Interests

Peters has an interest in modeling as he pursued it in Grand Blanc, Michigan. He loves Halloween and also watching comedies.

Evan Peters Spouses

Initially, Evan dated actress Emma Roberts in 2012, after meeting her while working on the film Adult World. In March 2014, he confirmed that they were engaged, but later their relationship came to an end in early 2019. Peters then got into a relationship with the singer Halsey from late 2019 to mid-2020.

Evan Peters Children

Peters has no children of his own out of his relationships till now.

Evan Peters Residence

Presently, actor Evan resides in Los Angeles, California.

Evan Peters Height

With his modeling and physically fit body, Peters has a standing height of 5 ft. 9.75 in (1.77 m).

Evan Peters Career

Early Career 2004-2011

Peters was picked by producer Michael Picchiottino for the role of Adam Sheppard in the film Clipping Adam on his second audition. He received the award of Best Breakthrough Performance at the Phoenix Film Festival for his role. Evan appeared in numerous television commercials for Sony PlayStation, Progressive Insurance, Moviefone, Sour Patch Kids, Papa John’s Pizza, and Kellogg. He starred in the MGM film Sleepover as Rusell ”Spongebob” Hayes in 2004 and played in the ABC series The Days as Cooper Day.

Peters had a recurring role as Seth Wosmer in the first season of the Disney Channel series Phil of the Future from 2004-2005. He portrayed Jesse Varon in the ABC sci-fi thriller series Invasion from 2005-2006. Evan later had supporting roles in the movies An American Crime (2007), and Gardens of the Night (2008). Also in Never Back Down (2008) and its sequel Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (2011). He also starred in various theater plays, such as playing Fagin in a production of Oliver Twist at the Met Theater.

He had a recurring role as Jack Daniels on The CW teen-drama series One Tree Hill in 2008. Also, Peters got many one-episode guest spots in TV series which include The Mentalist, House, Monk, The Office, In Plain Sight, and Parenthood. He appeared in the supporting role of Todd Haynes, the main character’s best friend, in the superhero film Kick-Ass in 2010. However, he was not able to reprise the role in the 2013 sequel because of scheduling conflicts with his role in the second season of American Horror Story.


His breakout role was appearing as the teenager Tate Langdon in the first season of the FX anthology series American Horror Story. He starred as Kit Walker, a man wrongly accused of killing his wife in the second season. For the role, he received a nomination for the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor- Series, Miniseries, or Television Film. He appeared as Kyle Spencer, a frat boy who is killed and brought back to life as a Frankenstein monster type of creature in the third season, subtitled Coven.

Peters portrayed Jimmy Darling, a circus performer with deformed hands, in the fourth season of the series, subtitled Freak Show. Evan starred in the independent comedy movie Adult World, alongside John Cusack and Emma Roberts in 2014. Evan portrayed the mutant Peter Maximoff, based on Quicksilver, in the 2014 film X-Men: Days of Future Past and its 2016 sequel, X-Men: Apocalypse. He was portrayed in the horror film The Lazarus Effect and the drama film Safelight, together with Juno Temple.

In 2016 he had a role in the comedy-drama Elvis & Nixon. He reprised the role of Quicksilver in the sequel film Dark Phoenix, in 2019. Peters made a surprise appearance in the Disney+ series Wandavision, playing an alternate version of his character from the X-Men film series. It was revealed later that it was an imposter named Ralph Bohner.

Evan Peter’s Net Worth

American actor, model, and film producer Evan Peters has been active from 2004 to date. He has an estimated net worth of $4 million as of 2021.