How Old Is Pete Davidson?

Get to know the celebrity, Pete Davidson, ahead. Learn about his upbringing, his career in comedy, his dating life, and of course, his age.

How old is Pete Davidson?

He was born on November 16, 1993, to parents Amy (Waters) and Scott Matthew Davidson. His dad was among the firefighters who died in the 9/11 attacks. Davidson has one sister named Casey, according to TV Guide.

Davidson has Crohn’s disease, which is an incurable but treatable autoimmune disease. He was diagnosed as a teenager.

Where is Davidson from?

Davidson is a born and bred New Yorker. He was born in Staten Island, New York. He went to high school and college in New York, studying at St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights.

What is Pete Davidson famous for?

Davidson is a successful comedian. He has performed 265 sketches featuring 26 characters on Saturday Night Live and is the first cast member to be born in the 1990s. He first appeared on the show in September 2014, according to IMDb. He’s also the youngest of all the current cast members on the show.

Aside from SNL, Davidson has a few acting credits. He’s acted in films including “What Men Want” and “Big Time Adolescence.” His next film role will be in Netflix’s Mötley Crüe biopic, “The Dirt.”

Davidson’s personal life has overshadowed his professional life at times. Most notably when he dated “7 Rings” singer Ariana Grande. He and Grande’s whirlwind romance went from boyfriend-girlfriend to engaged to broken up in the span of five months in 2018.

Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande
Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande| Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

Davidson’s dating life has been in the limelight again recently. This time because he’s dating British actress Kate Beckinsale. Davidson and Beckinsale made rumors fly after being seen together at an awards show after-party.

Later, they weren’t shy about public displays of affection at a hockey game when they kissed and sent the world into a meme frenzy that involved Beckinsale’s friend, Antoni Porowski of Queer Eye, sitting next to them at the game.

How did he become a comedian?

At the age of 16, Davidson performed his first stand-up comedy routine. He told SF Gate his friends dared him to do it which gave him the courage to finally perform a stand-up routine.

Pete Davidson
Pete Davidson | Xavier Collin/Image Press Agency/NurPhoto via Getty Images

“They knew I always wanted to do it. And then I wasn’t going to do it. And then I smoked a joint and I did it. It went all right. I got the bug where I just needed to be an attention who** for 12 minutes a day every day.”

After that Davidson landed a cameo in Trainwreck starring Amy Schumer and Bill Hader. Hader who had once been an SNL cast member introduced Davidson to the show’s creator, Lorne Michaels. Now, he’s got a net worth of half a million dollars thanks to being part of the SNL cast and his other roles.

Davidson appeared in multiple episodes of the MTV show Guy Code. Then again in Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out. He performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live! And had one of his stand-up comedy routines aired on Comedy Central.