Peter Facinelli Biography

Published On May 08, 2016
Facts of Peter Facinelli
Date of Birth: 1973 , November-26
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
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In 1995 while Peter was on the set of an American movie An Unfinished Affair, he met an American actress Jennie Garth who was also starring the role of Sheila Hart in this movie. During that time she was married to Daniel B. Clark but she dissolved this married life and began her love affairs with Peter. They dated each other as a boyfriend and girlfriend and they also had their first child together Luca Bella Facinelli in 1997. They entered into the married life on 20th of January 2001 and as a loving spouse they welcomed two children. In the early 2012, they announced their separation and they finally got divorced on 11th of June 2013.

After Peter announced his separation with his first wife, he was spotted with Jaimie Alexander. Jaimie Alexander is also an actress and she is also famous for her role of Jessi on the TV series Kyle XY. They took this love life into an engagement in the early 2015 but they broke up in February 2016.

While Peter was in New York, he was enrolled at St. Francis Preparatory School. After that he joined New York University with a major in acting. He also attended Atlantic Theater Company Acting School during that time. After several years of acting classes, he was finally able to make his big screen debut in 1995 and he did it by starring the role of Lucifer in the movie Angela. He also starred in the TV series like Law & Order and The Wright Verdicts that year. He earned the name of an actor among his fans after playing the role of Mike Dexter in the teen comedy film Can't Hardly Wait in 1998. His breakthrough role came in 2002 after he began starring the role of Donovan "Van" Ray on the TV series Fastlane. He has been earning lucrative amount of salary as an actor and his net worth is said to be around $19 Million. 

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Born in Queens, New York City, New York

November 26 , 1973

Born at the end of 1973, Peter Facinelli was born in Queens, New York City, New York, United States of America to Bruna (née Reich) and Pierino Facinelli. He was born in middle class family. He is an American and is of Italian and American descent.

Attended New York University

1992

While Peter was in New York, he was enrolled at St. Francis Preparatory School. After that he joined New York University with a major in acting. He also attended Atlantic Theater Company Acting School during that time. 

Began his acting career

1995

After several years of acting classes, he was finally able to make his big screen debut in 1995 and he did it by starring the role of Lucifer in the movie Angela. He also starred in the TV series like Law & Order and The Wright Verdicts that year.

Appeared in the movie, Can't Hardly Wait

1998

After he made his acting debut in 1995, he began starring in several movies and TV series. He began making several of his fans by his fabulous acting roles. He earned the name of an actor among his fans after playing the role of Mike Dexter in the teen comedy film Can't Hardly Wait in 1998.

Began dating Jennie Garth

1996

In 1995 while Peter was on the set of an American movie An Unfinished Affair, he met an American actress Jennie Garth who was also starring the role of Sheila Hart in this movie. During that time she was married to Daniel B. Clark but she dissolved this married life and began her love affairs with Peter. 

First child, Luca Bella Facinelli

June 29 , 1997

He became father for the first time in his life in 1997. He began dating American actress Jennie Garth as his girlfriend from 1996 and they had their first child together Luca Bella Facinelli on 29th of June 1997. 

Married to Jennie Garth

January 20 , 2001

He and Jennie Garth entered into the married life on 20th of January 2001 and as a loving spouse they welcomed two children. In the early 2012, they announced their separation and they finally got divorced on 11th of June 2013.

Second child, Lola Ray Facinelli

December 6 , 2002

He became father for the second time in his life at the end of 2002. He and his ex wife, Jennie Garth welcomed their second child together on 6th of December and that time it was a baby girl and they named her Lola Ray Facinelli.

Third child, Fiona Eve Facinelli

September 30 , 2006

From his married life with American actress Jennie Garth, he became father twice and one was born long before they got married. Their third child, a sweet little baby girl Fiona Eve Facinelli was born on 30th of September 2006. 

Began dating Jaimie Alexander

2012

After Peter announced his separation with his first wife, he was spotted with Jaimie Alexander. Jaimie Alexander is also an actress and she is also famous for her role of Jessi on the TV series Kyle XY. 

Called off his engagement with Jaimie Alexander

2016

After being in love for about three years, Peter and American actress Jaimie Alexander decided to enter into a new stage of their relationship by being engaged. They got engaged in the early 2015 but they broke up in February 2016.

Won Cleveland Indie Gathering

2006

For starring the role of Paris Pritchert in the movie Arc, he got his first nomination in Cleveland Indie Gathering in 2006. He was also honored with this award that year and that was for best actor.