Ross Butler - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 17, 2022

Ross Butler
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: 13 Reasons Why (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $3 million

Personal Details

Born on : May 17, 1990 (age 33)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Ross Fleming Butler
Birth Place: Singapore
Horoscope: Taurus
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: N/A
High School: Langley High School
University: Ohio State University
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Dutch, English, Chinese, Malaysian)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.91 meter (6 feet 3 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 10 US
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Ross Butler?

Ross Butler is an actor by profession and American by nationality. He is best known for starring in Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why as Zach Dempsey, K.C. Undercover as Brett Willis, To All the Boys as Trevor Pike, and Shazam! as adult Eugene.

Ross Butler – Age, Parents, Siblings

Ross Butler’s birth took place on May 17, 1990, in Singapore. His full name is Ross Fleming Butler. His father is of English-Dutch descent while his mother is of Chinese-Malaysian. The names of his parents are not known. It is also unclear if he has any siblings or is an only child.

At the age of four, Butler moved to the United States with his mother where he grew up in Fairfax, Virginia.

young Ross Butler with his father (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

After graduating from Langley High School, he went on to attend Ohio State University. There he studied chemical and biomolecular engineering for a year before realizing he had no interest in his major. So Ross Butler dropped out, moved back to Virginia, and took courses at a community college. After eventually moving to Los Angeles at the age of 20, he began taking acting classes around a year later.

His ethnicity includes Dutch, English, Chinese, and Malaysian.

Ross Butler – Girlfriend, Wife, Relationship

Currently, Ross Butler is believed to be a single man. There are no details of his past relationships, girlfriends, or dating life as he is a very private person.

However, in an April 2018 interview with Cosmopolitan, he said that he “made a conscious decision not to date for a long time” and he thinks he “needs to take time to focus on yourself, especially in your early- to mid-20s.”

Now as he is back in the dating scene, he might marry, or take a woman as his wife.

Ross Butler, Zendaya in K.C. Undercover (Image: Twitter)

Ross Butler – Career

Early Days

At the start of his career, Ross Butler was only able to land minor roles in small film and TV projects. His early roles include in the TV films The Gateway Life (2012), Camp Sunshine (2013), Teen Beach 2 (2015), Perfect High (2015), and films The Internship (2013), Work It Out (2013), Rules of the Trade (2014), Two Bedrooms (2014), Hacker's Game (2015). Also, he appeared in episodes of the TV series Major Crimes (2013), Happyland (2014), and Chasing Life (2015).

Finally, in 2015 Butler was cast as the recurring character Brett Willis in the comedy TV series K.C. Undercover. He portrayed the character from 2015 to 2016, for a total of 8 episodes, and is considered his breakthrough role.

Films, Series

Over the years Ross Butler has worked in major films including Shazam! (2019) and Shazam! Fury of the Gods (2023) as adult Eugene, To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You (2020), and To All the Boys: Always and Forever (2021) as Trevor Pike and lent the voice of Leader of Spine in Raya and the Last Dragon (2021), etc.

Moreover, he has had a recurring role in Teen Wolf (2016) as Mumu, in Riverdale (2017) as Reggie Mantle, and voiced Chen in Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas. Also, Butler has played the main character Zach Dempsey in 13 Reasons Why (2017-2020), and Alex in Swimming with Sharks (2020).

Ross Butler has also appeared in music videos for Steve Aoki and BTS’s Waste It on Me (2018), Juice Wrld and Benny Blanco’s Graduation (2019), and Kane Brown’s One Mississippi.


On the set of 13 Reasons Why, Ross Butler has worked with Alisha Boe, Timothy Granaderos, Brenda Strong, Derek Luke, Maddison Bullock, and Katherine Langford.

Ross Butler, Katherine Langford in 13 Reasons Why (Image: Seventeen Magazine)

Ross Butler – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Butler is estimated at around $3 million while the figure on his annual salary is under review. His income in each episode of season 3 of 13 Reasons Why was known to be around $135,000 per episode.

Ross Butler – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook,  Butler is followed by millions of followers and counting.

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