If you are a fan of the popular TV series, American Horror Story, then you will most certainly know Evan Peters. The award-winning Hollywood star has made a name for himself portraying a wide array of characters on the hit FX anthology series. When he is not busy playing a serial killing hotelier or a manipulative ghost, Peters is busy featuring in other TV series as well as highly-acclaimed movies. Get to know more about Peters here including his height, movies and TV shows, and whether he is gay?
Evan Peters’ Age
Evan Thomas Peters was born on the 20th of January 1987 in St Louis, Missouri. His father’s name is Phil Peters while his mother’s name is Julie. The actor also has two siblings namely Andrew and Michelle.
Peters spent the first 13 years of his life in Ballwin, Missouri, before his family relocated to Grand Blanc, Michigan. In Michigan, the young man took acting and modeling classes. He also featured in several talent competitions during which a photographer spotted his abundant talent. The photographer linked Peters with an agent and by the age of 15, he moved to Hollywood with his mom in order to give showbiz a shot.
Evan Peters scored his first Hollywood role in the 2004 drama, Clipping Adam. The movie revolved around Adam, a youngster who loses his mom and sister in a tragic car crash. Adam’s dad turns to the bottle for solace while the teenager looks to his grannie and a local priest for assistance. Clipping Adam featured the likes of Kevin Sorbo and Louise Fletcher while Peters portrayed the starring role of Adam. His enigmatic performance earned him the award for best breakthrough performance at the Phoenix Film Festival.
Movies and TV Shows
Since his award-winning debut, Peters has gone on to acquire an impressive filmography. On the small screens, the actor has appeared in shows such as The Days, Phil of the Future, Invasion, One Tree Hill, and American Horror Story. His most famous work, the American Horror Story franchise, is an FX anthology series which debuted in 2011. The show comprises of several seasons and each season chronicles a different sub-story. Peters has appeared in several seasons of American Horror Story including Murder House, where he portrays the ghost of a troubled and murderous teen; Asylum, a man who is framed as a serial killer; Coven, a murdered frat boy who is brought back to life; and Hotel, a man who builds a hotel just for the purpose of hiding his victims. Peters’ stint on American Horror Story has brought him several accolades including a nomination for Best Actor at the 2017 Critics Choice award.
On the big screens, Evan Peters has appeared in movies such as American Animals, X-Men: Dark Phoenix, The Pirates of Somalia, X-Men: Apocalypse, Elvis & Nixon, The Good Doctor, Never Back Down, X-Men: Days of the Future Past and Kick-Ass.
Is Evan Peters Gay?
Evan Peters is not gay. He, however, supports gay rights and has portrayed several LGBT characters in the course of his work on American Horror Story. They include Edward Philippe Matt, a homosexual ghost of great wealth in season 6 – Roanoke; Kai Anderson, a cult leader with homophobic and incest tendencies in season 7- Cult; and Mr Gallant, an elegant and gay hairdresser in season 8 – Apocalypse. Meanwhile, Peters has thus far dated a bevy of Hollywood beauties including Lucy Hale, Pixie Geldof, Alexia Quinn, and Lindsey Lohan.
The actor was also in an on-again-off-again seven-year relationship with actress, Emma Roberts. The pair started dating in 2012 after meeting on a movie set. The relationship continued for the next seven years during which they broke up and made up thrice. The couple even got engaged but never made it down the aisle as they went their separate ways in March 2019.
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What Is Evan Peters’ Height?
Evan Peters is blessed with boyish, good looks and this has made him the toast of casting directors. It has also fetched him several TV Ad gigs as the actor has been tapped to feature in the commercials for companies such as Kelloggs and PlayStation.
The American Horror Story star is 5 feet 11 inches tall and his weight is given as 77kg. His hair colour is brown while his eye colour is dark brown. Other additional measurements are chest – 41 inches, arms/biceps – 14 inches and waist – 33 inches.