Peyton is probably most recognized for her roles in the television shows “Jessie” (2011–2015), “Bunk’d” (2015–2018), and “Cobra Kai” (2019–present). She has appeared in more than 50 films, including “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” (2010), “Something Borrowed” (2011), and “Paper Spiders,” among many more (2020). She also played the role of Holly Hills in the films “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules” (2011) and “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days” (2012).
Additionally, she directed the episode “Game of Totems” from the 2018 season of “Bunk’d.” Peyton began her career as a model when she was very young, and she has since been featured in more than 400 different advertisements. During the time that she was starring on Disney Channel shows, List was a part of the singing group known as the Disney Channel Circle of Stars. This group plays cover versions of Disney songs.
Peyton Roi List was born in Florida on April 6, 1998. Her full name is Peyton List. She was raised by her mother Suzanne and her father John, and both of her brothers, both of whom are also actors, including her twin brother Spencer and her younger brother Phoenix.
Peyton received her elementary and secondary education in New York City, where she attended The Carroll School (P.S. 58) and the New Voices School for Academic and Creative Arts (M.S. 443) She went on to complete her secondary education in California, where she graduated from Oak Park High School in 2016.
Peyton made an uncredited appearance in the television show “As the World Turns” in the year 2002, and then she made another uncredited appearance in the film “Spider-Man 2” in the year 2004. After making an appearance as a guest star on “All My Children” in 2004, she went on to make appearances on “The Late Show with David Letterman” (2005; 2008), “Saturday Night Live,” and “Cashmere Mafia” (2008).
In the 2008 film “27 Dresses,” which brought in a total of $162.7 million at the box office, List portrayed a younger version of Katherine Heigl’s character, Jane Nichols. Peyton was featured on the cover of the “American Girl” Back to School edition in 2009, and the magazine published by the Justice apparel chain featured her modeling work in 2011.
She had roles in the movies “3 Backyards,” “Remember Me,” “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” and “Bereavement” in 2010, and she also had a role in the television movie “Secrets in the Walls.” Holly Hills was a character that List originated in “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules,” which was released in 2011, and “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days,” which was released in 2012.
She had roles in the films “Something Borrowed” (2011) and “The Trouble with Cali” (2012), and she played Emma Ross on the Disney Channel series “Jessie” (2011–2015) and “Bunk’d” (2015–2018). Both of these shows aired on the Disney Channel. Peyton played the character once more in the Disney Channel series “Austin & Ally” (2012) as well as the animated series “Ultimate Spider-Man” on Disney XD (2014).
During the years 2013 and 2014, List was a co-host on the Disney Channel show “Pass the Plate.” The following year, in 2016, she starred as Ellie O’Brien in the Disney Channel Original Movie “The Swap,” and she also made an appearance in the science-fiction thriller “The Thinning.”
She also had a role in the sequel “The Thinning: New World Order,” which was released in 2018. Peyton has had roles in “The Outcasts” (2017) and “Anthem of a Teenage Prophet” (2018), and she co-starred in “Then Came You” (2018) alongside Asa Butterfield, Maisie Williams, Nina Dobrev, David Koechner, and Ken Jeong.
In the same year, she also released her first single, titled “Liar Liar,” and from 2018 to 2019, she starred on Hulu’s “Light as a Feather” as Olivia Richmond. In 2019, Peyton List provided her voice for the character of Barbara Gordon/Batgirl in the animated film “Batman: Hush,” she was a guest judge on “Project Runway All Stars,” and she was cast in a recurring role as Tory Nichols on the series “Cobra Kai,” which airs on YouTube Red and Netflix.
Peyton had roles in the films “Valley Girl,” “Paper Spiders,” and “Swimming for Gold” in the year 2020. She also had a co-starring role in “Hubie Halloween” alongside Adam Sandler, Julie Bowen, and Kevin James and provided the voice for Sabrina Spellman on the animated series “Robot Chicken.”
It was revealed in March 2021 that List had been cast in the role of serial killer Aileen Wuornos in the upcoming film “American Boogeywoman,” which is a prequel to the Oscar-winning film “Monster,” which was released in 2003. In reference to the part, she stated, “We have a very limited understanding of Aileen’s early life, especially considering that she led a totally different kind of existence from the one that is depicted in the film “Monster.”
What attracted me to the project was the opportunity to embody such a tremendously complex and controversial figure, and I can’t wait to offer context to the most notorious female serial killer in the United States.” In addition, Peyton has had guest appearances on “Today” (2004), “The View” (2009), “Stars in the House” (2020), and “Ridiculousness” (2021), and she was a panelist on “Win, Lose, or Draw” in the year 2014.
Peyton started dating her co-star on “Anthem of a Teenage Prophet,” Cameron Monaghan, in 2017. Monaghan is well known for his role on the Showtime series “Shameless.”
Peyton and Cameron Monaghan have been dating since 2017. The news that Monaghan and List had broken up was first reported by Monaghan on social media in January of this year. Peyton and she shared a strong friendship “Jessie” co-star Cameron Boyce, and when he tragically passed away in 2019 after suffering a seizure, List stated on Instagram, “He lifted everyone around him, and inspired/pushed me to be a better person than I ever would’ve been without his guidance, patience, and love.”
Jessie” co-star Cameron Boyce, and when he tragically passed away in 2019, List stated on Instagram, “He lifted everyone around him, and inspired/pushed me to be a better person than Cameron, I want you to know that I love you with every fiber of my being, and I am grateful to you for the time I was able to spend with you, for being a part of my life, and for being my brother for all of time and eternity.
There is a space in my heart that will never be filled up for you and it will always be there. I won’t ever stop thinking about you or mentioning you.”
Awards and Nominations:
Peyton and the other members of the ensemble of “Bunk’d” won the 2018 Young Entertainer Award for Best Young Ensemble in a Television Series, and List was nominated for a Kids’ Choice Award in the category of Favorite Female TV Star in the year 2020 for her role in the show.
In 2013, the cast of “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days” was presented with a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Ensemble Cast. In 2020, List and her co-stars in “Paper Spiders” were awarded a Festival Prize for Best Ensemble Cast at the Boston Film Festival.
Peyton List is a well-known American actress and model who has accumulated a net worth of $7 million over the course of her career.