If you’re a fan of the award-winning FX anthology series American Horror Story, chances are you still aren’t happy about Evan Peters no longer being a part of the series starting from the ninth season of the show. Even though Evan Peters’ net worth ballooned after he began showing up in the series, it wasn’t enough reason to keep him on when he realized that his time on the show was up. He wasn’t the only actor to leave the show, actors like Jessica Lange, Angela Bassett, Kathy Bates, and Sarah Paulson have all left the show at some point.
How Evan Peters Made His Money
Evan Peters was born on the 20th of January, 1987, in St. Louis, United States. He is the son of Phil Peters and Julie Peters. His father is the vice president of administration for the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. He has a brother named Andrew as well as a paternal half-sister, Michelle, and they were brought up in the Roman Catholic church. Eventually, he moved with his parents to Grand Blanc, Michigan. Once he transferred to Grand Blanc, he started to have an interest in modeling and attended local acting classes.
Evans started his career in the 2004 movie, Clipping Adam. The film won him the Best Breakthrough Performance award at the Phoenix Film Festival. He also starred in Sleepover in the same year as Russell “SpongeBob” Hayes.
In 2010, he starred in the superhero film Kick-Ass in the supportive role of Todd Haynes, the best friend of the main character. Peters was unable to play his role in the 2013 sequel due to scheduling conflicts with his involvement in the second season of the American Horror Story.
In 2014 he appeared in the comedy film titled Adult World alongside John Cusack and Emma Roberts. Evan had a role in the 2017 flick The Accomplice which won him a Tahoe Reno International Film Festival Award in the category of Best Actor in a Short Film.
In recent years, he has had roles in some blockbusters, including X-Men superhero films, Days of Future Past (2014), Apocalypse (2016), and Dark Phoenix (2019).
Evan Peters has also graced the small screen in several TV series, some of which are; The Days, Phil of the Future, and Invasion. He also has several guest appearances in several other TV shows such as The Mentalist, House, Monk, The Office, In Plain Sight, and Parenthood.
American Horror Story
Evan Peters stole the hearts of many TV series lovers when he played Tate Langdon in American Horror Story which premiered in 2011. His role in the anthology series American Horror Story is perhaps the major contributor to his financial value. Throughout the show’s run, Peters has portrayed varying roles. In the first season, Evan Peters portrayed Tate Langdon, a 17-year-old psychiatric patient with dark secrets.
He portrayed Kit Walker in the second season, a man who has been falsely accused of murdering his wife. He was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Movie, Miniseries or TV Film. In the third season, he played Kyle Spencer, a frat boy who was murdered and resurrected as a Frankenstein monster. In the fourth season of the show, he was Jimmy Darling, a circus performer with malformed hands.
Evan Peters also portrayed James March, a serial killer with a hotel he built to hide his victims’ bodies. His other roles include the wealthy ghost Edward Philippe Mott, successful actor Rory Monahan, cult leader Kai Anderson, eccentric homosexual hairdresser Mr. Gallant, and a nuclear scientist by the name of Jeff Pfister.
Evan Peters’ Net Worth
The ninth season of American Horror Story will be the first season without Evan Peters who has been a pivotal part of the show since the very beginning. The actor is said to have been paid five thousand dollars for every episode he appeared in.
Ever since he announced his departure from the series, the internet had been awash with rumors of what could be the reason for his quitting the show. Evan has since revealed that the main reason he was quitting the show was due to the emotional and psychological toll he was experiencing from playing mostly deranged characters.
As a successful actor, he pockets a massive amount of money from his profession. According to estimates, Evan Peters’ net worth is valued at $3 million. This has enabled him to afford a $700 K apartment in Los Angeles.