Tommy Dorfman Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 07 May, 2018
Facts of Tommy Dorfman
Date of Birth: 1992 , May-13
Age: 29 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Tommy Dorfman
Birth Name Tommy Dorfman
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Atlanta, Georgia
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth Under Review
Eye Color Hezel
Hair Color Blonde
Face Color Fair
Famous for 13 Reasons Why
Married to Peter Zurkuhlen
Education Fordham University’
Movies Foreign Exchange, In My Skin
TV Show 13 Reasons Why, i-Witness
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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.

CAPTION: Tommy Dorfman at his early age. SOURCE: Instagram

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.

CAPTION: Tommy Dorfman in one of the scenes of 13 Reasons Why. SOURCE: Spotern

Dorfman rose to stardom after appearing in the Netflix’s mystery teen drama we TV series, 13 Reasons Why alongside Katherine Langford, Dylan Minnette, Alisha Boe, Christian Navarro and Brandon Flynn

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.

CAPTION: Tommy Dorfman with his husband and dogs. SOURCE: Instagram

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.

CAPTION: Tommy Dorfman with his husband, Peter Zurkuhlen. SOURCE: Pinterest

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.

Moreover, the couple along with Alisha Boe and Selena Gomez inked semi-colon on their wrist showing support to suicide prevention. Also, he is close to all the casts of 13 Reasons Why.

Here is the video in which Tommy Dorfman talks about his 17 favorite things: