Tommy Dorfman Biography
|Date of Birth:||1992 , May-13|
|Age:||28 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 11 Inch|
|Birth Name||Tommy Dorfman|
|Birth Place/City||Atlanta, Georgia|
|Net Worth||Under Review|
|Famous for||13 Reasons Why|
|Married to||Peter Zurkuhlen|
|Movies||Foreign Exchange, In My Skin|
|TV Show||13 Reasons Why, i-Witness|
American rising actor, Tommy Dorfman started his acting career in 2009 from the short film, Foreign Exchange. Dorfman rose to stardom after appearing as Rya Shaver in the Netflix’s TV series, 13 Reasons Why. He is openly gay and married his partner Peter Zurkuhlen in 2016. The couple has no children yet.
Early Life And Education Of Tommy Dorfman
Tommy Dorfman was born on 13th May 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia. Dorfman is Taurus which defines his personality to be reliable and ambitious. He is American as per nationality and ethnicity-wise, he is White American.
In 2015, Dorfman earned B.A. degree in theatre arts from Fordham University’s drama program.
Tommy Dorfman’s Career
Tommy Dorfman made his Hollywood debut in 2009 from the short film, Foreign Exchange. In 2013, he appeared as Julian in another short film, In My Skin. Three years later, he worked in Philippine TV documentary, i-Witness.
As of 2018, he is working as Daniel in an upcoming project, Fluidity.
He is also a dancer and has performed with the Atlanta Ballet.
Tommy Dorfman’s Net Worth
Tommy Dorfman has an estimated six-figure net worth, however, the amount is still under review. Dorfman is earning a good salary from the Netflix’s TV series, 13 Reasons Why.
As per some online sources, a TV star averagely makes a salary ranging from $150k to $1 million.
Dorfman has two pitbull which cost around $800-$2k.
Tommy Dorfman’s Personal Life
13 Reasons Why actor, Tommy Dorfman is openly gay. He was bullied many times because of his sexuality. He also stated,
‘’ Everyone knows I was gay before I did. I got bullied for wearing girls’ clothes, so I stopped and I started wearing guys’ clothes and tried to butch up.’’
He also tried to hook up with girls but completely hated it. Later, he started dating older guys during his high school.
Dorfman is married to the Food and Tech Entrepreneur, Peter Zurkuhlen. The couple met for the first time in 2012 at a housewarming party of their mutual friend. Eventually, the couple started dating and got engaged in April 2015.
On 12th November 2016, the duo tied the knot in a private ceremony in Portland. They currently reside in an apartment in New York City. The couple posts several cozy pictures together on their social media.
Here is the video in which Tommy Dorfman talks about his 17 favorite things: