Peter Facinelli - Updated Jul 2024

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Peter Facinelli

Peter Facinelli is a famous actor and producer from the United States. Peter Facinelli is widely known for playing Carlisle Cullen in the popular Twilight film series and Donovan Ray in the TV series ‘Fastlane’.

Early Life

Peter Facinelli was born in New York City, United States on November 26, 1973. He is 49 years old with the zodiac sign Sagittarius. Facinelli holds an American nationality and follows the Christian religion.

Regarding his family background, he is the son of Pierino Facinelli (Father) and Bruna Facinelli (Mother). Besides that, Facinelli has not shared any information concerning his siblings or other family members.


Speaking of his educational background, He completed his early education at St. Francis Preparatory School. He later pursued acting studies at New York University and the Atlantic Theater Company Acting School in Manhattan.

Career and Professional Life

Talking about his career, With a part in Rebecca Miller’s 1995 movie “Angela,” Peter Facinelli made his acting debut. Then, he received praise for his performance in the television film “The Price of Love.”

He then appeared in a supporting capacity in the film Foxfire. The movie, which Annette Haywood-Carter directed, was adapted from the book “Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang.”

He appeared in a number of key parts in films during the ensuing years, including “Can’t Hardly Wait” (1998), “Welcome to Hollywood” (1998), “The Scorpion King” (2002), “Hollow Man 2” (2006), and “Arc” (2006). In the crime action drama series “Fastlane,” he also played the series’ main character. From 2002 to 2003, it was broadcast.

Peter Facinelli

Caption: Peter Facinelli in the 2008 fantasy movie, Twilight source: Peakpx.

With his participation in the 2008 fantasy movie “Twilight,” his reputation grew significantly on a global scale. Carlisle Cullen, a vampire, was one of the supporting characters he played.

He returned to the role the following year in “The Twilight Saga: New Moon,” the prequel to “Twilight.” The movie, which was directed by Chris Weitz, was a tremendous box office hit like its prequel and made more than fourteen times its budget.

His international profile considerably increased as a result of his involvement in the fantasy film “Twilight,” which was released in 2008. He played several minor roles, one of which was the vampire Carlisle Cullen.

More about his career

‘In “The Twilight Saga: New Moon,” the prequel to “Twilight,” he took on the role again the following year. Like its forerunner, the Chris Weitz-helmed film was a huge hit at the box office and made more than fourteen times its original budget.

In the 2012 movie “Loosies,” Peter Facinelli starred as the main pickpocket. He contributed to the film’s writing and production as well. In ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn- Part 2’, the final instalment of the Twilight film series, he returned to the role the following year.

Over the following several years, he also acted in the movies The Damned (2013), Freezer (2014), and Walter (2015). He also made an appearance in the TV show “American Odyssey” and had a part in the superhero show “Supergirl” in 2015.

Net Worth 2023

Peter Facinelli has earned a huge amount of money through his hard work and brilliance. His estimated net worth is projected to be around $8 million as of 2023.

Peter Facinelli – Endorsements

Moreover, He credits wise stock investments, significant real estate holdings, and lucrative endorsement partnerships with CoverGirl cosmetics for his success.

In addition, he owns the “Fat Facinelli Burger” chain of restaurants in Washington, the “Queens Angels” football team, and his own vodka brand (Pure Wonderfacinelli – US).

Facinelli is currently targeting the juniors market with his best-selling perfume With Love from Peter and his “Peter Facinelli Seduction” clothing line.

Personal Life

Regarding his love life, Facinelli and Jennie Garth first connected while working on the 1995 film An Unfinished Affair. On January 20, 2001, Facinelli and Garth exchanged vows during a traditional Catholic wedding. Three daughters are theirs. Facinelli and Garth divorced in June 2013 after Facinelli filed for divorce in March 2012.

Peter Facinelli

Caption: Peter Facinelli with Lily Anne Harrison source: CNN.

In 2012, Facinelli and Jaimie Alexander started dating after they crossed paths on the Loosies shoot. They announced their separation in February 2016 after being engaged in March 2015.

He announced his engagement to Lily Anne Harrison on January 1st, 2020. In September 2022, Lily Anne gave birth to their first child together, a male named Jack Cooper.

Peter Facinelli – Body Measurements

Peter Facinelli is very handsome and attractive undoubtedly. He has a perfect height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 m/180 cm) and weighs around 84 kg (185 lbs). In addition, Facinelli has a blue pair of eyes and light brown hair colour.

Social Media

He is active on his Instagram account @peterfacinelli with 849K followers. Moreover, he also has 1.5 million followers on Twitter and 533K followers on Facebook.