Peter Porte


Peter Porte is an American actor, known for the soap opera The Young and the Restless, two short films It's Not Porn... and Sutures, and the sitcom Baby Daddy playing Brad Walker.


Date of birth

Porte was born on the 31st of March, 1985 in Greenwood Lake, New York.


Family

His father is of Italian origin while his mother has her roots traced back to Poland.


Early life

His love for theatre was apparent from an early age as he acted in his first play when he was in third grade. He also went on to act in a series of plays while in high school.


Education

After graduating from high school, Peter realized his passion for acting and enrolled in New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts. In 2006, he moved to London and studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art where he majored in classical drama.


Love life

Even though Peter Porte has dated several women in the past, he finally put rumors to rest when he married his gay partner in October 2018. Porte’s partner Jason Villere is a New Orleans native, and the two love birds had been flaunting their romance on social media for over a year before finally tying the knot on October 2018 in New Orleans.


Net worth

Not yet established.


Career

After returning to the United States armed with his degrees, he started working at various theatres before finally securing a job as a cast on the show Mamma Mia! with the Broadway National Touring Company.  Porte later moved to Los Angeles and performed five seasons with the critically acclaimed company, For the Record. 

Porte has since made several appearances on a multitude of television shows and films. His most recognized role and longest running appearance on any TV show is on The Young and the Restless, a soap opera in which he plays Ricky Williams.

Other than this, Peter has been cast in both leading and supporting roles for shows such as CSI: Miami, Medium, Cold Case, Parks and Recreation, and the popular Lifetime Network TV show Devious Maids.

In 2013, Porte made a guest appearance in an episode of the television series The New Normal which chronicled the life of gay couples. His brilliant and convincing impersonation of a gay stripper on the episode sparked rumors that Porte might actually be gay. 

He starred in Lifetime Network’s The Good Nanny and ION’s A Cinderella Christmas both in 2016. Porte also starred in three Hallmark channel movies; Love at the Shore and A Gift to Remember both in 2017 and Love, Once and Always (2018).

In 2020, he starred in Dashing In December as Wyatt Burwall. It is an American romantic holiday drama film directed by Jake Helgren. The film also stars Juan Pablo Di Pace, Andie MacDowell, Caroline Harris, Carlos Sanz, and Katherine Bailess.

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Peter Porte
First Name Peter
Surname Porte
Born 31st March, 1985
Home City New York, U.S.
Current City