Alex Pettyfer is an English actor perhaps best-known for his roles in I Am Number Four and Beastly. Born April, 10 1990, the native Brit was first discovered by fashion designer Ralph Lauren, who later cast Pettyfer in a Gap ad at the age of 7.
After ending his modeling career in 2005, Pettyfer won the title role in the British TV program Tom Brown’s Schooldays. He later went on to star in the 2008 film Wild Child (opposite Emma Roberts, his then-girlfriend).
In 2010, co-producers Michael Bay and Steven Spielberg cast Pettyfer in the sci-fi thriller I Am Number Four. Prior to filming, director D.J. Caruso introduced Pettyfer to his costar, Glee actress Dianna Agron; the two split in February 2011.
Pettyfer also appears alongside Vanessa Hudgens, Mary-Kate Olsen and Neil Patrick Harris in Beastly and Channing Tatum in Magic Mike.
Pettyfer and model Toni Garrn met on the set of Warning in 2019, getting engaged that December. The pair tied the knot in October 2020 and announced nearly one year that they were expecting a baby. Daughter Luca was born in July 2021.
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Garrn confirmed in April 2023 that the pair had separated and were planning to divorce.