Fast Facts

  • Was encouraged to pursue modeling by Ralph Lauren after a chance encounter with the designer in a New York store as a child.
  • Played Willy Wonka in a school production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
  • Made his big-screen debut in the 2006 film Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker, starring as the titular schoolboy-turned-spy.
  • Named one of Britain's 50 most eligible bachelors at age 19 by Company magazine.
  • Designated the Male Star of Tomorrow at ShoWest in 2010.


  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee


  • Emma Roberts — Ex-significant Other
  • Lee Ireland — Mother
  • Richard Pettyfer — Father
  • James Ireland — Half Brother
  • Marloes Horst — Ex-significant Other
  • Michael Ireland — Stepfather
  • Dianna Agron — Ex-significant Other
  • Riley Keough — Ex-significant Other


  • Birth Name: Alexander Pettyfer
  • Birth Place: Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England
  • Birthday: April 10, 1990, Aries
  • Profession: Actor, Model