Ross Butler is an American actor best known for his role as Zach Dempsey in Netflix original series 13 reasons why. He is also recognized for his appearance in Disney Channel series K.C Undercover and Teen Beach 2.
Ross was born in Queenstown, Singapore on May 17, 1990, to a British-Dutch father and Chinese-Malaysian mother. He was raised in Fairfax, Virginia, by his mother. He holds American nationality and comes from a mixed ethnic background (British, Dutch, Chinese, Malaysian).
Ross attended Langley High School and graduated in 2008. He then enrolled at Ohio State University for one year before dropping out.
Ross then moved to Los Angeles and started taking acting classes. Ross' first TV role was in the 2012 television film The Gateway Life where he played the role of Allen.
In 2013, Ross appeared in the movie Work It Out as Eddie Peon. The same year, he participated in the TV show named Major Crimes as Ian Yorita. This was followed by a TV film Camp Sunshine where he portrayed a character named Tony.
In 2014, Ross made appearances in films like Two Bedrooms as Roy and Rules of the Trade as Leroy. His other work includes Star Seed, Hollywood, Dog Park, and Happyland.
In 2015, Ross starred in Hacker’s Game as Jeremy. Similarly, in the TV film Teen Beach 2, he was seen alongside Ross Lynch, Maia Mitchell, Grace Phipps, Garrett Clayton, John DeLuca, and Piper Curda. The same year, he co-starred with Bella Thorne, Israel Broussard, Daniela Bobadilla, and Matreya Fedor in Perfect High where he played the role of Nate. He also appeared in Chasing Life as Hunter for three episodes.
In 2016, Ross appeared in K.C. Undercover as Brett Willis for eight episodes. Likewise, in Teen Wolf, he worked for three episodes as Nathan Pierce. Teen Wolf also star Tyler Posey, Crystal Reed, Dylan O’Brien, Tyler Hoechlin, Holland Roden, Colton Haynes, and Shelley Hennig in the lead.
Ross rose to prominence when he got cast as Reggie Mantle in 2017 Netflix show Riverdale. He co-starred alongside KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse, Madelaine Petsch, Marisol Nicholas, and Skeet Ulrich for six episodes before leaving the show.
Ross grabbed worldwide fame with a role in 2017 hit Netflix Original series 13 Reasons Why as Zach Dempsey. Ross was cast as the main character Zach Dempsey, a kindhearted friend of Justin and Bryce at Liberty high who falls in love with Hannah Baker, the female lead.
Ross was cast in both series alongside Dylan Minnette, Katherine Langford, Alisha Boe, Christian Navarro, Brandon Flynn, Miles Heizer, Justin Prentice, Kate Walsh and Devin Druid. The first season of 13 Reason Why was first released worldwide on Netflix on March 31, 2017. Likewise, the second season was released on May 18, 2018.
The Upcoming movie of Ross, Hacker’s Game Redux where he plays the role of Jeremy is scheduled to release in 2018. His other movie Shazam scheduled for 2019 release.
Ross is a very private person and doesn’t speak much about his personal life. He hasn’t opened up about his love life and neither his girlfriends. Moreover, Ross has no plans to get married anytime soon. There is no information on his past affairs, relationship, and girlfriend.
Ross stands 6 feet 3 inches tall (height). He is good at playing Guitar and piano. And also he has kept his body well maintained and in good shape.
The Hollywood star with his performances in different movie and shows earns an impressive sum. His net worth is estimated at around $1 million. Ross is active on Instagram with more than 4 million followers and has over 597k followers on Twitter. Likewise, he has over 114k followers on Facebook.