Peter Porte Wiki Bio
Peter Porte was born in Greenwood Lake, New York State USA, on 31 March 1985, so under the zodiac sign of Aries and holding American nationality – Peter is popular for his acting career, especially for his role of Ricky Williams in “The Young and the Restless” soap opera series.
Early life and education
Peter spent his entire childhood in Greenwood Lake – the only thing known about his parents is that his mother is Polish, and that she was the one who pushed and kept him motivated while he was still working on his way up in the film industry.
Peter fell in love with acting while attending third grade of elementary school – it was love at first try for him and acting, as he was cast as Christopher Columbus in a school’s play, mostly thanks to the Polish costume his mother had made for him. He continued acting, and made it his dream to one day become a successful actor.
Peter enrolled at the George F. Baker High School, and after he matriculated in 2002, enrolled at the New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in acting in 2006. As he wanted to further improve his acting skills, Peter moved to London and studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Career of an actor and a bit of modelling
Peter’s career began as soon as he graduated from college, but he rather first became a model than an actor. He started winning roles in Broadway plays before his film debut role of Jeremy in the “University Place” movie shot in 2005.
From 2005 to 2008, Peter was more focused on his career of a model, and then completely switched to acting once he won a role of the fourth man in the “Medium” TV series – he went on to appear in single episodes of the “Viralcom” and “CSI: Miami” TV series in the same year.
In 2009, Peter player Tucker Duke Benton in “The Crossing” episode of the “Cold Case” TV series, and Pierre in the “Moon Lake Casino” short film. In 2011, he was selected for the role for which he is popular today – he began playing Ricky Williams in “The Young and the Restless” TV soap opera, and has remained part of the main cast to this day.
Concurrently, he appeared in the “Parks and Recreation” TV series in 2012, and then in four TV series in 2013 – “The New Normal”, “NCIS: Los Angeles”, “Mom”, and “Devious Maids”. In 2014, he played Brad Walker in the “Baby Daddy” TV series, and was praised for his performance which widened his fanbase, before he appeared in the “Hot Fail” and “Sutures” movies in the same year.
In 2016, Peter was seen in several TV series, including “Last Will and Testicle”, “Telenovela”, and “Living with Models” in which he played Dominic in seven episodes. He appeared in three movies in 2017, including “The Good Nanny”, “Love at the Shore”, and “A Gift to Remember” – his most recent roles have been in “Love, Once and Always” and “Rome in Love” movies, shot in 2018 and 2019, respectively.
Who has he married – husband or wife?
Peter is very secretive when it comes to his love life, so there have been many rumors circulating the internet throughout the years regarding his sexual orientation.
As Peter hasn’t been seen dating any women, nor talking about them during his interviews, a rumor started circulating the internet that the popular actor is gay. While Peter hasn’t addressed the matter himself, it is known that he married his other half, Jacob Villere on 7 October 2018, therefore confirming the rumors. The ceremony was medium large and it took place in New Orleans – the two are keeping their love life away from the media’s attention, and are seemingly leading a happy life together. It isn’t known whether the two are planning on adopting children, but currently they both seem to be more focused on their careers.
Peter hasn’t talked about any other man or woman he might have been with before Jacob, and it is not known whether he is gay or bisexual.
Likes and interests
Acting is Peter’s number one passion, but there are still numerous other things he likes and is interested in doing. Although he wasn’t much of a traveler at the beginning of his career, Peter has since enjoyed exploring new cities, countries, and continents – he fell in love with Rome and Italy while shooting for the “Rome in Love” movie. He is a big lover of animals, and has two pet dogs whose names are not known, however, his favorite animal is horse. His personal favorite movies include the “Lord of the Rings” and “Matrix” franchises, while he was a big fan of “The Simpsons” animated TV series as he was growing up.
Peter is physically very active, and has five to six training sessions at the gym each week – he is also very sporting, and is quite good at skiing, swimming, playing tennis, and soccer.
Appearance and net worth
Peter is currently 34 years old. He has short black hair and brown eyes, while his height and weight are not known. According to authoritative sources, Peter’s current net worth is estimated to be more than $3 million, and is steadily rising thanks to his career as an actor.
Social media presence
Peter is quite active on the popular social media networks, as this is somewhat important for his acting career.
Peter launched his Twitter account in October 2011, and has gathered nearly 5,000 followers, while tweeting over 140 times, but it appears that he has since abandoned this account, as his last tweet was published on 6 December 2015. His Instagram account is currently followed by more than 62,000 people, while he’s uploaded nearly 850 pictures onto it – Peter is also running a Facebook page, which currently counts over 2,000 fans.