Evan Peters is an American actor and model who has a net worth of $4 Million. He is best recognized for his performance on “American Horror Story,” being the most credited actor in the spooky anthology series.
Throughout his multiple seasons on the show, he played a variety of characters, including a loveable ghost, a dude with lobster hands, and some seriously evil villains. His roles led him to become one of the household names in Hollywood.
Evan gained further recognition for his performances in films “X-Men: Days of Future Past” and “its sequel X-Men: Apocalypse.” These superhero movies were released in 2014 and 2016 respectively. In 2022, Evan became one of the main cast members, as Jeffrey Dahmer in Netflix’s true crime drama “Dahmer – Monster.”
What is Evan Peters’ Net Worth?
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- In 2004 Evan Peters made his television debut in the drama series “The Days”. At that time his per-episode salary was between $15,000 to $35,000.
- Peters took a salary of $40,000 for his performance in the series “Phil of the Future,” and “Invasion.”
- He appeared in superhit movies like ‘An American Crime, ‘Remarkable Power, ‘Never Back Down, and ‘Kick-Ass. For these roles, he earned approximately $250,000.
- His breakthrough role in “American Horror Story” led him to earn a salary of between $100k to $250k.
Evan Thomas Peters was born on the 20th of January 1987, in St. Louis, Missouri. He is the youngest child of Julie and Phillip Peters. His father Phillip is known for being the Vice President of Administration for the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.
As a younger he was raised in the suburb of Ballwin, attending a Catholic school. Evan has two siblings, an older brother Andrew and an older half-sister on his father’s side named Michelle Peters. In 2001 he and his family relocated to Grand Blanc, Michigan because his father was transferred for work.
In Michigan, Evan attended Grand Blanc High School. At that time he was discovering his interest in the arts, pursuing modeling while taking local acting classes. When he was 15, he and his mom moved to LA so that Evan could pursue a career in showbiz.
While he was in Lose Angeles, he went to Burbank High School as a sophomore later transitioning into homeschooled classes. His mother explained in an interview that taking Evan to California later proved to be the right decision.
Evan started his professional acting career by signing with an agent and began auditions. At his 2nd audition in Hollywood, he was selected by producer Michael Picchiottino for the independent film ‘Clipping Adam.’ His role as Adam earned him an Award at the Phoenix Film Festival for Best Breakthrough Performance.
At the same time, Peters was in a handful of TV commercials for the likes of Moviefone, Sony PlayStation, Sour Patch Kids, and much more. He had goals to be a bigger actor one day soon. In 2004 he was cast as Russell in the teen film “Sleepover.”
He also appeared in two ABC series ‘The Days, and then the sci-fi thriller ‘Invasion. In between those Evan had a small Disney Channel gig. From 2004 to 2005, he landed a recurring role as Seth in “Phil of the Future.” Then after those TV appearances, he had some supporting roles in movies such as ‘American Crime’ in 2007, and ‘Never Back Down’ a year later, as well as its sequel.
In 2008 Evan also had a recurring role as Jack Daniels on The CW drama “One Tree Hill.” Further, he landed guest spots on a bunch of other popular shows like Monk, The Office, The Mentalist, House, and Parenthood.
Evan’s breakthrough role was when he played the teen Tate Langdon in season one of the scary anthology series “American Horror Story.” In the second season of the anthology show “Asylum,” Evan returned this time playing Kit Walker. Then he played Kyle Spencer, in the third season of “Coven.”
In season fourth of the show titled “Freak Show,” Evan was playing the role of Jimmy Darling. While all of these successful seasons of the show were going down, he had some other gigs on the side.
In 2014 he was playing Peters Maximoff in the superhit film ” X-Men: Days of Future Past.” Two years later he appeared in its sequel “X-Men: Apocalypse.” In the fifth season of American Horror Story “Hotel,” Evan was back as a serial killer and wealthy businessman.
In 2016 he had a role of a dual character in the next season of “American Horror Story: Roanoke.” The following year, he earned a Critics’ Choice nomination for his performance in the next American Horror Story Installment “Cult.”
Evan did return to the franchise for the next season “Double Feature” in 2021. In this installment of American Horror Story, he played the character Austin Sommers in the first part.
Before this, Evan returned for his role of Quicksilver in “Dark Phoenix” in 2019. Two years later he made a surprise appearance in the Disney Plus show “WandaVision.”
2021 further saw Peters starring in the hit HBO miniseries “Mare of Easttown” alongside Kate Winslet. His role as Detective Colin Zabel in the show earned him a Prime Time Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a limited or Anthology series.
In 2022 Evan began working in Ryan Murphy’s Netflix series “Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story.” He had the starring role of a serial killer. In this series, Evan appeared alongside actors Niecy Nash, Molly Ringwald, Richard Jenkins, and others.
- American Horror Story (Anthology series)
- X-Men: Days of Future Past (Movie, 2014)
- X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
- Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story (HBO series, 2022)
- Phoenix Film Festival _ Best Breakthrough Performance (2004) _ Won
- Primetime Emmy Award _ Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Film (2011) _ Won
- Hollywood Critics Association TV Award _ Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series (2021) _ Won
- Satellite Award _ Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or TV Film (2022) _ Won
Evan Peters Net Worth
Evan Peters is an American actor, producer, model, and voice artist from St. Louis, Missouri. The turning point of his career came when Evan became cast in the series of blockbuster Anthology series “American Horror Story.”
His roles earned him worldwide recognition and also opened doors for him in the entertainment industry. Peters is one of the most popular television actors in Hollywood. He earns through salaries from showbiz, like appearing in films and TV series.
He has appeared in numerous movies in his successful career. Over the year Evan has done endorsement work for popular companies including, Albertsons, Papa John’s Pizza, Kellogg’s, Moviefone, Play Station, and many more. As of 2023, Evan Peters’ net worth is reported to be $4 million.