With the given name, Rosee Fleming Butler, Ross Butler is a well-known American actor and model recognized for his role as Zach Dempsey in the teen Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” and as Brett Willis in “K.C.Undercover.” He also appeared in Riverdale.
Ross Butler, an actor from the United States, was born in Queenstown, Singapore, on May 17, 1990. His zodiac sign is Taurus.
32 years old as of 2021, he will mark his 32nd birthday in May.
He was born to an English Dutch Father and a Chinese Malaysian mother.
He holds American nationality.
When he was four years old, he moved to the United States. He grew up in Fairfax, Northern Virginia, a suburb outside Washington DC, United States of America.
Ross butler weighs 60 kgs. He is 6 feet and 3 inches or 1.89 cm tall. He has a medium fair skin tone with black hair and black eyes.
After completing his college education, Ross Butler enrolled at Ohio state university, where he pursued Biomolecular and chemical engineering.
He developed an interest in acting and modeling and consequently left college after a year because he was not interested in the subject.
Following his departure from college, he ventured into modeling and DJing to support himself financially.
At the age of 20, he relocated to Los Angeles to explore more career opportunities.
When Did Ross Butler Develop a Passion for Acting?
His passion for acting sparked when he moved to Los Angeles in 2010.
As a birthday gift, a friend sponsored his first acting class. He entered the industry with the intention of rectifying the misrepresentation of Asian Americans in movies.
He also felt that the representation was inadequate and he made it a personal mission to challenge stereotypes and advocate for inclusion.
This decision is evident in the roles he has taken on since 2012, primarily portraying stereotypically white characters in Teen Wolf, Disney’s K.C. Undercover, Riverdale, and 13 Reasons Why.
This choice brings a fascinating aspect to a career that has flourished since his film debut as Allen in The Gateway Life, a TV movie.
Ross Butler has appeared in over 26 films and television episodes since then, including the 2019 DCEU blockbuster Shazam, where he portrays the Super Hero Eugene.
Among his most notable roles are on Riverdale and 13 Reasons Why. On Riverdale, he played Reggie, a football captain who vied with Archie for a position before ultimately taking over when Archie pursued music.
In the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why, he played Zach Dempsey, a prominent character who, through his mistreatment of Hannah Baker, played a part in her suicide.
These roles are consistent with his statements in interviews where he expressed his aversion to playing a nerdy or Bruce Lee-like character.
Continuing his advocacy is “Swimming with Sharks,” a young adult series where Ross portrays Alex across six episodes.
Ross Butler is also a musician, showcasing his guitar and keyboard skills online. He also possesses decent singing ability.
Ross Butler- Social Media Presence
The celebrity from “Thirteen Reasons Why” has garnered over 8.4 million Instagram followers under the username @rossbuttler and more than 670,000 Twitter followers.
Alexandra Daddario and Ross Butler Appointed As Spokespersons for the 2022 Screen Actors Guild Awards
The Screen Actors Guild has selected Alexandra Daddario and Ross Butler to serve as spokespeople for the 2018 SAG Awards.
The duo will appear on the show on February 27, release behind-the-scenes footage, and participate in an exclusive dinner with Campari and SAG Awards executive chef Curtis Stone as part of the partnership.
According to the guild, spokespersons are “actors who embody the profession’s highest ideals and serve as positive role models for the next generation of performers.” These individuals utilize their platform to champion humanitarian and public service initiatives.”
Both Daddario and Butler will present at the SAG Awards, provide fans with behind-the-scenes access to the event, and attend pre-events such as a private dinner hosted by presenting sponsor Campari at SAG Awards executive chef Curtis Stone’s Gwen Butcher Shop and Restaurant.
The appointments come as award show producers strive to engage and captivate new audiences. With 21.5 million and 9.6 million Instagram followers, respectively, Daddario and Butler boast significant social media followings. Both shared the news today on their Instagram accounts.
The 28th annual awards show will broadcast live on TNT and TBS on Feb. 27 in Los Angeles, with next-day viewing available on HBO Max.
Ross Butler Maintains Privacy in His Relationships
Out of the public eye, Ross has been successful in maintaining a low profile. Reports suggest that he is in a relationship with Chantel Taleen Jeffries.
Chantel Taleen Jeffries, Butler’s ‘partner,’ is a DJ, record producer, actress, model, and YouTube personality based in Los Angeles, California.
In 2019, Chantel Jeffries was seen accompanying the pair to a party, sparking dating rumors. Ross was also joined by Chantel Jeffries at the Coachella music festival in 2019.
The couple has neither officially confirmed nor denied their relationship. However, Ross mentioned in an interview that his ideal partner should be creative, inquisitive, and share his interests.
Butler enjoys playing video games, listening to music, reading, and cooking.
Additionally, in 2011, he was linked to American actress Vanessa Anne Hudgens. However, the two never discussed their relationship. Butler has successfully kept his personal life out of the spotlight.
Ross Butler’s Net Worth
Ross Butler’s net worth is estimated at $1 million, encompassing his assets, finances, and earnings. His primary source of income is his acting career.