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Peter Billingsley From Elf Is Almost Married & Gay - The Other Kind That Is

Date: 03 Jan, 2019

Peter Billingsley From Elf Is Almost Married & Gay - The Other Kind That Is

Peter Billingsley has been a member of the Hollywood since he started working as a child actor, achieving success and accolades, both behind the scenes and in front of the camera.

He is a child actor who later turned into a producer and director. He gained worldwide attention for his role as Ralphie, who is an Elf in the movie A Christmas Story. He was also nominated for a Young Artist Award for his role in the 1981 film Paternity, which starred Burt Reynolds. He also worked as an assistant editor on Knights, which featured Kris Kristofferson. Moreover, he received an Emmy Award nomination, in 2005, as co-executive producer on the critically acclaimed Independent Film Channel show, Dinner for Five (2001), with Jon Favreau.

Peter Billingsley's Age

Peter Billingsley-Michaelsen, also known as Peter Billingsley was born on April 16, 1971, in New York City, NY, USA. He currently resides in Los Angeles.

He grew up with his brother and his sister;  his older sister is actress Melissa Michaelsen, and his brother is actor Neil Billingsley.

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Peter received his early education from a variety of tutors (including studio teacher Wesley Staples). He also attended public schools and private institutions like the Phoenix Country Day School in Paradise Valley, Arizona and the Professional Children's School in New York City. 

Peter Billingsley Enjoys Millions Of Net Worth Today

American actor, director and producer Billingsley began his acting career, at the age of three, in some of the '70s most memorable television commercials. By age 11, he had acted in over 120 TV commercials, two feature films, two made-for-TV movies, and three TV shows.

Moving on, he was nominated in 2005 for an Emmy for co-executive producing the acclaimed Dinner For Five on the IFC Channel. He has also worked as a producer on movies like Iron Man and Four Christmases.

And being a longtime friend of Vince Vaughn; he’s played a key role in the actor’s production company and even directed him in Couples Retreat (2009) and later in the crime thriller Term Life (2016).

In 2010 he co-produced the Broadway production of A Christmas Story; It turns out; he made a sneaky cameo in ELF back in 2003.

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ELF Dube: A fan posts a picture of Peter Billingsley's side-by-side photos from the movie ELF and A Christmas Story (Picture: wbig.iheart.com)

Besides working as an actor, Billingsley also served as co-producer on the Artisan Entertainment classic, Made (2001), starring Jon Favreau and Vince Vaughn, as well as Sony's recent science fiction release, Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005), directed by Favreau. So, when it comes to his total net worth, it is calculated to be $10 million.

Is Peter Billingsley Married Or Is Gay?

Back in 2015, news of Peter getting married to his girlfriend Buffy Bains, a graduate of Southern Methodist University who filmed a promotional video for Chicago Young Republicans, started circulating. After a year later in 2016, news of them getting engaged was again on the internet.

His fans were very excited to see the wife of Peter. However, neither any one of them have ever confirmed or denied the news, nor any pictures of their engagement have surfaced on the internet. 

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But, what we have come to know is that he is definitely not gay. His relationship with his rumored wife (Buffy Bains) swiped away the gay speculations.