Pete Davidson Biography
Pete Davidson is an American comedian, actor, and writer who is best known for his work on ‘Saturday Night Live.’ He got his start playing a variety of roles on MTV shows like Failosophy, Guy Code, and Wild ‘N Out. His father was a New York firefighter who died in 2001 at the World Trade Center during the September 11 attacks.
After doing stand-up comedy on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and Comedy Central, Pete landed a guest role on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, eventually becoming the youngest Saturday Night Live cast member at age 20 in 2014. He also made headlines for his love life, particularly for his brief engagement to pop singer Ariana Grande in 2018.
In 2020, Pete co-wrote and starred in the semi-autobiographical comedy-drama film The King of Staten Island. For the film, Davidson has received three honors for International Competition at the CinEuphoria Awards; one win for Best Actor, and two nominations for Best Ensemble and Best Screenplay respectively. At the same time, he was nominated at the 2020 Hollywood Critics Association Midseason Awards for Best Actor and Best Original Screenplay for the film. Moreover, he was nominated for a People’s Choice Award for Favorite Comedy Movie Star in 2020.
Pete Davidson Age
How old is Pete Davidson? Davidson is 28 years old as of 2021. He was born on November 16, 1993, in New York City, the United States of America. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on November 16th every year.
Pete Davidson Girlfriend
Davidson is currently not married. However, there were rumors that the SNL cast member established a production company with his longtime friend, Michelle Mootredd, and subsequently got married to her. In 2018, he was shortly engaged to Ariana Grande.
Pete Davidson Height, Weight
Davidson stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 3 inches tall. In addition, he weighs approximately 65 Kg (135 lbs).
Pete Davidson Family
His father, Scott Davidson was a New York firefighter. Unfortunately, his father died during the September 11 attacks. He has a sister named Casey Davidson.
Pete Davidson Career
Pete started appearing on a variety of MTV series such as Failosophy, Guy Code, and a guest role in Nick Cannon Presents Wild ‘N Out in 2013. After shining in his debut television standup comedy on Comedy Central’s Gotham Comedy Live, Davidson continued doing more standup gigs, featuring on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and Comedy Underground with Dave Attell.
After securing a guest-starring role on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Pete earned a small part in the Amy Schumer-Bill Hader Comedy Trainwreck (2015). Harder then referred Pete to land the biggest role of his career as a cast member of Saturday Night Live, which was featuring its 40th season in 2014. At 20, Davidson became one of the youngest cast members of the show.
Davidson became known for airing his hot takes during the show’s regular “Weekend Update” segment, though he occasionally went overboard with his humor; after drawing criticism in November 2018 for mocking Texas congressional candidate Dan Crenshaw, who lost an eye while serving in Afghanistan, Davidson apologized to Crenshaw the following week on the show.
Following his success on Saturday Night Live, Davidson appeared in Justin Bieber’s Comedy Central Roast and the 2018 rom-com Set It Up. In 2019, he appeared in four films, including Big Time Adolescence and the John Turturro crime comedy The Jesus Rolls.
The Netflix special Pete Davidson: Alive in New York premiered in early 2020, with the comedian delving into the Crenshaw saga and his interactions with Louis C.K. The King of Staten Island, directed by Judd Apatow and loosely based on Davidson’s life, was released in June 2020.
Pete Davidson Net Worth
Davidson has an estimated net worth of $8 million. His income is mainly from his successful career as a comedian, author, actor, and producer.