Australian born actor Steve Peacocke rose to fame after portraying his role as Darryl Braxton in an Australian television soap opera Home and Away which was premiered on Seven Network, an Australian commercial free-to-air television network. He was born on October 30, 1981, in Dubbo, New South Wales as the son of Gareth Peacocke and Sylvia Peacocke. He grew up in his birthplace together with his family.
When Peacocke was 18 years old, he worked as a jackaroo in Bourke and for this work, he received $3 per hour. After a year, he joined the University of Newcastle, where he studied communications. While he was a student at the university, he had a keen interest in rugby, however, he became unsuccessful because of injuries. Later, he auditioned for a play to perform for Newcastle University Conservatorium Theatre Productions.
Peacocke made his screen debut in an Australian movie directed by Paul Goldman called Suburban Mayhem. The stars of this movie are Emily Barclay and Genevieve Lemon. The total budget for this movie was A$4,000,000. The following year, he appeared in an Australian television medical drama series All Saints, which was created by Bevan Lee.
Later, Peacocke featured in an American 3D action fantasy adventure movie Hercules, which was directed by Brett Ratner. The stars of this movie are Dwayne Johnson, Ian McShane, Rufus Sewell, and John Hurt. The movie became a huge hit and grossed $244.8 million at the box office against the budget of $100 million.
Some of his notable movies and television series are All Saints, Emerald Falls, Packed to the Rafters, Rake, The Black Dog, Telethon, Burning Man, Home and Away, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, Me Before You, Wanted and Cooped Up.
Peacocke holds American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Since 2005, he has been in a relationship with his girlfriend Bridgette Sneddon, an actress. The duo met at the University of Western Sydney. On 7 March 2014, he announced his engagement with his longtime girlfriend Sneddon.
In the same year, Peacocke married his fiance in a private ceremony. The couple has not shared any information about their children yet. He lives a happily married life with his wife and there is no rumor of divorce between the couple.
As a popular Australian actor, Peacocke earns a huge amount of money from his professional acting career. He has appeared in numerous movies and television series from which he must have collected a decent amount of salary. As of 2018, his net worth is accumulated to be $1.2 million.