American actor and comedian, Pete Davidson rose to fame after appearing on the NBC's show, Saturday Night Live. Davidson became one of the youngest cast members of the show in the 14th season. He also appeared in other shows on MTV including Guy Code, Wild n' Out, and Failosophy among others. As of 2018, he got engaged to American singer, Ariana Grande.
Early Life And Education Of Pete Davidson
Pete Davidson was born Peter Michael Davidson on 16th November 1993 in Staten Island, New York under the birth sign Scorpio. He is the son of Amy Davidson (nurse) and Scott Matthew Davidson (New York City firefighter). His father died when he was seven years old during the September 11 attacks. His father was last seen running up the stairs of the Marriott World Trade Center before the collision.
Davidson was totally devasted after the death of his father. In an interview with The New York Times, he told that he was overwhelmed and used to often act out in school. In 2016, he told The Breakfast Club morning radio show, he struggled with suicidal thoughts.
After the death of his father, he along with his younger sister, Casey Davidson was raised by his mother. At the age of 16, Davidson tried stand-up comedy. At the time, he could only do comedy after smoking marijuana. Here is the video of his stand-up comedy where he talks about his family tragedy.
As time pa s sed, he tried to perform without smoking but told that he could do it without being high but would not be that funny.
In 2011, Davidson attended St. Joseph's School Tottenville High school and Xaverian High School. Later, he joined St. Francis College in Brooklyn but dropped out.
Pete Davidson's Career
Davidson made his Hollywood debut in 2013 as Pipe Kleener in a short film, TubbyMan. The following year, he worked in comedy-drama musical film, School Dance starring Bobb'e J. Thompson, Mike Epps, and Nick Cannon.
In 2015, he portrayed the role of Dr. Conner's patient in a romantic comedy film, Trainwrecker alongside Amy Schumer, John Cena, and Bill Harder. As of 2018, he is working in an upcoming movie, Going Places.
Davidson debuted in TV the same year when he began his career in the silver screen, appearing in the reality show, Guy Code. He then worked in several shows like Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out, Brooklyn Nne-Nine, and Adam Devine's House Party.
His breakthrough came in 2014 in NBC's live TV variety show, Saturday Night Live making him the youngest cast member. Since 2014, he is appearing as one of the main casts of the show.
Pete Davidson's Net Worth And Earnings
As per Celebrity Net Worth, Pete Davidson has an estimated net worth of $4 million in 2019. As per the record of 2014, Davidson receives a salary of $15k per episode from Saturday Night Live.
Davidson owns an apartment in New York City worth $16 million. He also has a Mercedes-Benz S-Cla s s worth $99,900 - $131,400.
Davidson has many upcoming projects from which we can a s sume to see a rise in his net worth in the coming future.
Besides, he is also involved in several charitable works. He along with CrowdRise by GoFunde Me raised funds for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).
Pete Davidson's Dating, Affair, And Girlfriend
Pete Davidson was previously engaged to a sensational singer, Ariana Grande. The couple met for the first time on the sets of Saturday Night Live. After appearing on the show, the couple started flirting on social media.
Both of them had broken off prior to dating each. Due to which their fans speculated that the pair had an affair while in a relationship with their respective partner. On 12th May 2018, the couple was also spotted hanging out at the Saturday Night Live after party.
On 20th May 2018, the pair were seen getting close at the Billboard Music Awards and later Davidson had his arms over Grande. The next day, People announced that the couple had just started dating after Grande split with her ex-boyfriend.
Their relationship was confirmed after they took on Instagram to post a picture of them together.
The duo was reportedly engaged on 12th June 2018. Three days later, Davidson confirmed the news by posting the picture of their hand with a giant diamond ring on Grande's finger. And they called off their engagement in October.
Davidson also talked about his engagement on Jimmy Fallon Show where he said, ''It's f**king lit. I feel like I won a contest.'' Here is the video of Davidson in Jimmy Fallon Show.
After the engagement Grande and her fiance, Davidson moved to their $16 million apartments in New York.
In March 2019, the comedian reportedly started dating with the actress, Kate Beckinsale, 45. The couple was caught kissing into a car together after the tow attending the premiere of The Dirt.
Previously, Davidson dated an actress, Cazzie David (Larry David's daughter). In May 2016, revealed his relationship with Cazzie. After dating for two years, the couple broke up for some unrevealed reasons. After the breakup, Davidson told,
''We’re not together anymore. Very talented girl, she’ll be great and she’ll be fine, Yeah, I think she’ll be okay.”
Regarding Grande's past relationship, she dated Mac Miller for two years before dating Davidson. Grande shocked her fan when she released an emotional statement stating his separation from her ex-boyfriend,
''Hi! This is one of my best friends in the whole world and favorite people on the planet Malcolm McCormick. I respect and adore him endlessly and am grateful to have him in my life in any form, at all times regardless of how our relationship changes or what the universe holds for each of us!''
Many of Grande fans suggested her to stay with Miller.
The couple inked latex bunny mask/ears insignia behind their ears in June 2018. They also inked H2GKMO which stands for Grande's favorite quote, ''Honest to God, Knock Me Out.''
On 2nd July 2018, Grande tattooed 8418 (Davidson's father's badge number) on her foot in tribute to Davidson's father. He also has the same tattoo on his left arm.
Davidson also has a tattoo of Hillary Clinton on his leg. He refers to Clinton as a ''hero, bada s s and one of the strongest people of the universe,''
When Davidson was 17 or 18, he was diagnosed with a type of inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's disease which affects part of the gastrointestinal tract. He was later given medical marijuana as a pain reliever.
Davison announced that he became sober for the first time after 8 years via Instagram on 6th March 2017.
Pete Davidson's Age, Height, And Other Facts
- Pete Davidson's height: He has a height of 6' 1" (1.85 m).
- Davidson's age as of 2019 is 26 years.
- He belongs to American nationality and regarding her ethnicity, Davidson has a mixed ethnical background.
by saru, 03 Jul, 2018