Rudy Pankow - Biography

Last Modified: Mar 23, 2022

Rudy Pankow
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Outer Banks (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : July 12, 1998 (age 25)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Ketchikan, Alaska, USA
Birth Place: Ketchikan, Alaska, USA
Horoscope: Cancer
Father's Name: Andrew Pankow
Mother's Name: Penny Pankow
Siblings: 2

Alec Pankow (brother)
Henning Pankow (brother)

High School: Ketchikan High School
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Girlfriend Name: Elaine Siemek

Body Measurements

Height: 1.83 meter (6 feet 0 inch)
Weight: 70 kg (154.32 lb)
Hair Color: Blond
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Rudy Pankow?

Rudy Pankow is an actor well known for starring in the Netflix series Outer Banks as JJ Maybank, and Sam Drake in the film Uncharted.

Rudy Pankow – Age, Parents, Siblings

Rudy Pankow was born on August 12, 1998, in Ketchikan, Alaska, USA. His father Andrew Pankow is a doctor while his mother Penny Pankow is a homemaker. He is not the only child of his parents and has two siblings- brothers Alec Pankow and Henning Pankow.

Rudy Pankow wit his mother (Image: Instagram- posted June 2016)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Rudy Pankow went to Ketchikan High School where he was a soccer player. After changing his mind to join the culinary school, he joined an acting institute in 2016. He also attended Michael Woolson Studios to hone his acting skills.

His ethnicity is Caucasian.

Rudy Pankow – Girlfriend, Relationship

Rudy Pankow is currently in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend Elaine Siemek, who is a film photographer. They often feature each on social media and have been together for a couple of years.

There are no records of his past dating life.

Rudy Pankow, Elaine Siemek (Image: Instagram- posted Sept 2021)

Rudy Pankow – Career

Early Days

Pankow performed in theatre after completing his acting course where he played characters in a theatre production of The Nutcracker, Mary Poppins, and Oliver Twist. He eventually went on to start his career as a screen actor. 

His debut screen appearance was in an episode of the TV short Sunny Family Cult and in the short film Sunny Family Cult, both in the year 2017. This was followed by roles in the short films Nobody Knows (2017), Not Me (2018), Deviant (2018), etc and in the episodes of the TV series The Politician (2019), Solve (2019), Acting for a Cause (2020), among others.

Films, Series

Finally, Rudy Pankow was cast as JJ Maybank in the Netflix drama series Outer Banks. He appeared on the show for a total of 20 episodes, until 2021 and is considered his breakthrough role. Since then Rudy Pankow has starred in the films Uncharted (2022) as Young Sam, The Crusades as Leo Grecco, Space Waves as Joey Kite, Chocolate Lizards as Erwin Vandeveer, and in the short film Lift Off (2021) as Danny.

Rudy Pankow in Outer Banks (Image: NetFlix Life)


On the set of Uncharted, Rudy Pankow has worked alongside Sarah Petrick, Alana Boden, Diarmaid, Murtagh, Joseph Balderrama, Eskindir Tesfay.

Rudy Pankow – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on the net worth and annual salary of Rudy Pankow is under review.

Rudy Pankow – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Pankow is active on Instagram and Twitter, with thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook.

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