To television audiences all across the world, American-born actor Peter Porte is best known for his role a series regular Ricky Williams on the hit soap opera The Young and the Restless. The talented actor also gave an impeccable portrayal of the recurring character Brad Walker on the sitcom Baby Daddy in addition to many other notable TV credits. Porte undoubtedly possesses all the requirements of a Hollywood leading man though he is yet to hit that major big-screen role.
Peter Porte Bio, Age
Peter Porte was born on the 31st day of March 1985. He was born and raised in Greenwood Lake, a village in the state of New York, but his mother is originally from Poland. His interest in the performing arts dates back to the third grade when he was cast as Christopher Columbus in a school show. He had his high school education at George F. Baker High School where he took part in many other shows and by the time he graduated in 2002, he had decided to make a living out of acting.
Porte earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Drama and Journalism from the Tisch School of the Arts of New York University and afterward, he went abroad to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) London. While studying, he worked as a model and he took part in fashion shows in Milan and Paris.
He started out as a stage actor and has also featured in a couple of short films, however, the bulk of his acting credits is mainly TV productions particularly with the Hallmark Channel. He marked his screen debut on the telefilm University Place (2005) after which he took a 3-year hiatus from screen acting. Upon his return in 2008, Porte recorded guest roles in the hit thriller series Medium as well as the hit crime series CSI: Miami. He guest-starred on the crime series Cold Case (2009) and he also had a role in the short film Moon Lake Casino (2009).
In 2011, the talented actor landed his career-defining opportunity when he was cast as series regular Ricky Williams in the long-running soap opera The Young and the Restless. He rendered a brilliant performance during his 2-year stint on the hit series and this endeared him to TV audiences all over the world.
Porte recorded several notable guest roles afterward until 2014 when he when he landed the recurring role of Brad Walker on the sitcom Baby Daddy. Also in 2014, he starred in the telefilm Hot Fail. His next major role was in the comedy series Living with Model (2016) in which he portrayed a recurring character.
While he is yet to make his feature film debut, Peter Porte has starred in numerous made-for-TV movies in recent times and they include A Cinderella Christmas (2016), The Good Nanny (2017), Love at the Shore (2017), A Gift to Remember (2017) and Love, Once and Always (2018).
Looking through his acting credits it is obvious that Peter Porte has certainly done very well for himself. Though the blockbuster movie roles are yet to come his way, the talented actor has continued to make a name for himself in terms of TV productions. There is also no forgetting the fact that he has a flourishing modeling career for himself in addition to several endorsement deals. With these some and other ventures, the multitalented star has built a massive financial empire for himself valued at a whopping $11 million.
Does Peter Porte have a Wife? Is He Gay?
Peter Porte is an openly gay man and he is married. The film and TV star got married to Jacob Jules Villere on October 7, 2018. Their ceremony was held at Latrobe’s on Royal, one of the most exquisite event centers in New Orleans. However, there is very little information known about Porte’s spouse.
Family – Brother
Though he has been in the limelight for quite a while, Peter Porte still manages to keep his personal/family life private. Information regarding his family members, parents or any siblings is not within the purview of the media.
Height and Other Body Stats
Peter Porte is every inch a Hollywood hunk. He stands at an impressive 6 feet 2 inches (188 cm) and he sports a well-sculpted physique. He keeps his body weight at 84 kg (185 lb). His chest circumference measures 45 inches (114 cm) while his biceps and waist measure 15 inches (38 cm) and 32 inches (81 cm) respectively.