Peyton Kennedy, age 14, who had shown her exceptional skills in 2014's movie Odd Squad is still smashing the entertainment industry through her notable character, Kate Messner in television series Everything Sucks! The young talent is already ruling the industry with thousands of fans on the social media and multiple accolades. Peyton is undoubtedly pure talent and exception amid the mass of teenagers but wait, as it is just the beginning for the acting maestro.
Peyton's Voyage To Hollywood
At the age of six, her enthusiasm in acting ignited while reading the Harry Potter books and watching the movies. Peyton began her journey of acting career since 2012 as she landed her first movie An Officer and a Murderer as Gwen Pelway. After then she started to perform in both films and television series in 2013.
Peyton till now, has been associated with several movies like To Look Away, Cut Bank, Odd Squad: The Movie, Sunny Side Up and few more. Also, she has cast on television shows like The Ron James Show, Between, Taken, Odd Squad.
As of now, Peyton is working on Television series Everything Sucks!, portraying the character of Kate Messner. Also working on the post-production movie Cardinal as a Julie.
How Much Is Peyton's Net Worth?
Peyton since her six years of experience in Hollywood industry she has garnered thousands of fans on the social media platform. Her enthusiasm toward acting made her not only celebrity but also able to collect an adequate amount of wealth which she has concealed.
Though Peyton's fortune has not disclosed yet, she with her performance, received numerous awards from movies. She had won Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Short Film, The Joey Awards for Supporting Role in The Captive in 2014. The next year in 2015, Peyton was rewarded with three awards for Odd Squad. Also, she won Savannah Film Festival Award for Breakout Performance in American Fable in 2016.
Public Drama Over On-Screen Kiss
The Netflix series Everything Sucks revolves around delicate teen issue and high school drama. Well, Peyton's character Kate Messner is on a journey to discover her own sexuality. Her role is in a dating relationship with her boyfriend, Luke, but the drama flipped when she shared a kiss with much older lady Emaline. Well, the scene faced a backlash from the public as some claimed that the scene was gross.
Her age difference also played a part in public rage as Peyton is just 14 while Sydney Sweeney who played Emaline is 20. But few fans defended the scene and questioned the mindset of the people that kiss would have fine if the straight couple was doing it.
After her on-screen portrayal of lesbian, fans claimed that she is lesbian and belongs to LGBT community. But Peyton hasn't come forth to deny or confirm the allegations.
Peyton's Off-Screen Romance
As to scrutiny Peyton's off-screen relation, she hinted as if she is dating the love of her life. Well, Taking an insight into her Instagram, it seems like she is off the market. Recently, on 16 April 2018, Peyton took to Instagram and shared the picture of her with castmate, Brendan Heard spending a holiday with him.
Peyton Kennedy with actor Brendan Heard shared on 16 April 2018 (Photo: Instagram)
Well, it was not the first time that she shared the picture of Brendon. So, does sharing a picture of the guy make him her boyfriend? Well, the answer is much more complicated than simple yes or no. Until the official statement clears the air about the duo, Peyton's love life would still be a mystery to her fans.
Glancing at Peyton's family, she was born to mother name Mercedes Mason, yet, she hasn't mentioned the name of her father. She is seen posting a tweet about her father on Twitter saying her father still love the coach wallet which they brought him on his birthday. Though information about her dad is missing, she has mentioned her on-screen dad, Patch Darragh, on her Twitter and mentioned that they resemble each other.
Unlike her father details, Peyton has been seen flaunting the photo of her mother in social media. She with her mom, Mercedes was seen in the premiere of American Fable and shared the picture on Twitter on 19 February 2017.
Peyton Kennedy with her mom on 19 February 2017 (Photo: Twitter)
She has a brother whose identity is still in disguise. People assumed that Gaten Matarazzo, who portrays Dustin in Stranger Things, is her other sibling as they look alike. However, in reality, the stars are not siblings in any way.
As per wiki, Peyton Kennedy was born to her parents on 4 January 2004 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. With expressive brown eyes, Peyton stands at the height of 5 feet and 9 inches (1.75 meters). She began her acting journey from Canadian Model and Talent Convention where she learned her craft from the experts.