Who is Hunter Schafer?
Hunter Schafer is a prominent American actress, model, and LGBTQ rights activist. Because of her activism against HB2, Teen Vogue listed her on its “21 Under 21” list in 2017. She then made her acting debut as transgender high school student Jules Vaughnn in the HBO teen drama television series Euphoria (2019-Present), which earned her critical praise and nominations for a Shorty Award, an MTV Movie & TV Award, and a Dorian Award. She provided the voice of popular high school student Ruka Watanabe in the English duo of the anime film Belle (2021) and will portray Tigris Show in the film The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (2023).
Hunter Schafer Career
Because of her activism including her fight against HB2, Teen Vogue went on and listed her on its “21 Under 21” list in 2017, and granted her an interview with Hillary Clinton. In her modeling career, she has modeled for; Prada, Dior, Gucci, Calvin Klein, Rick Owens, Helmut Lang, Tommy Hilfiger, Thierry Mugler, Coach, Maison Margiela, Vera Wang, Marc Jacobs, Versus Versace, Emilio Pucci, Ann Demeulemeester, and Erdem, among other fashion houses. In 2019, she was cast in the HBO series Euphoria marking her acting debut.
Because of her performance in the series, she received praise and the Primetime Emmy Awards came under fire for omitting her from the nominations along with other transgender actors. Besides her leading role in the series, she also co-wrote an episode with the show’s creator Sam Levinson and served as co-executive producer. In addition, she collaborated with him so that her character and the show’s story reflected her experience. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the first LGBTQ Pride parade, in June 2020 Queerty named Schafer among the 50 heroes “leading the nation toward equality, acceptance, and dignity for all people”. The following year, Time named her to its Next list of “100 emerging leaders who are shaping the future”. With a tribute written by Euphoria co-star Zendaya.
How Old Is Hunter Schafer?
She is 24 years old as of March 2023, having been born on December 31, 1998, in Trenton, New Jersey, U.S. Hunter Schafer shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Brooklyn McKnight, Bailey McKnight-Howard, Max Mills, Harvey Mills, and many more.
Hunter Schafer Family
Who are Hunter Schafer’s Parents?
She was born to Mac Schafer (Father) and Katy Schafer (Mother). Her father is a Presbyterian minister, and their family moved between churches. And congregations in New Jersey, Arizona, and finally Raleigh, North Carolina.
Does Hunter Schafer have Siblings?
She has three younger siblings. Two younger sisters and a younger brother. However, her siblings’ names are not mentioned on the internet.
Hunter Schafer Education
She received her high school education at Needham B. Broughton High School. After high school, she attended The University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Where she graduated from the High School Visual Arts program in 2017.
Hunter Schafer’s Marital Status
News on the internet shows that she is dating Dominic Fike (born on December 30, 1995) an American singer, songwriter, and actor. They started dating in February 2022.
Hunter Schafer Kids
She does not have any kids as of March 2023. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Hunter Schafer Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 10 inches (1.78m) and a weight of 51kg (112 lbs).
Hunter Schafer Salary and Nte Worth
She earns a salary of $50,000 per episode of Euphoria which amounts to $1 million per season. And has a net worth of $4 million.