Peter Facinelli Is Engaged To Get Married, Meet His Fiancee

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Peter Facinelli Is Engaged To Get Married, Meet His Fiancee

American actor Peter Facinelli is best known for his portrayal of Dr. Carlisle Cullen in the Twilight saga movies. He played the role of protective father to the Vampire clan in the Twilight movies.

Further, he has also appeared in movies like Hollow Man 2 (2006) and The Scorpion King (2002). 

Most recently, Peter has been creating headlines because of some recent development in his personal life. Read on to find out more.

Peter Facinelli Is Engaged!

Peter Facinelli has made things official with his long term girlfriend, Lily Anne Harrison.

The couple who had been dating since 2016, took their relationship a step further by getting engaged during a romantic getaway at the New Year in Mexico.

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Peter took the opportunity of New Year's celebration and popped the big question. And as one would expect, Lily said, 'Yes.'

Peter Facinelli with fiancee Lily Anne Harrison on 2nd January 2020 (Photo: Peter Facinelli's Instagram)

Following the engagement, what awaits further for Peter and Lily is a grand wedding. And that, ladies and gentlemen, might not be far away.

His Previous Relationship

While Peter may have just taken a step forward to make it official with his girlfriend Lily, he has had his fair share of married life.

He was married to actress Jennie Garth for twelve years. The couple initially met in 1995 on the sets of the TV film, An Unfinished Affair, and instantly hit it off. After dating for five years, the couple tied the knot on 20th January 2001. 

Peter and Lily had their first child together- a daughter, Luca Bella Facinelli, on 29th June 1997, before their marriage. Their second daughter, Lola Ray Facinelli, was born after their marriage, in 2002, and the youngest daughter welcomed herself in September 2006. 

Peter Facinelli with his then-wife Jennie Garth and children in 2011 (Photo: people.com)

Peter and Jennie had a perfect family together, but their relationship eventually fell apart in 2012, when Jennie filed for divorce. 

As for the reason behind their separation, the legal documents blamed irreconcilable differences as the cause. Although there were some cheating rumors on Peter's part, such speculations were denied. 

The divorce was finalized in 2013, with both the parents sharing joint custody of their three girls.

Career/ Net Worth

Peter made his acting debut in 1995 from the movie, Angela. After that, he had minor roles in many movies and TV shows.

Following several years of struggle, Peter gained recognition in 2002, from his role in the Fox series, Fastlane. 

After that, his role as Dr. Carlisle Cullen in the first Twilight (2008) gained him worldwide recognition. Later, he reprised the same character in the other four installments of The Twilight saga.

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Apart from that, Peter has also appeared in movies like Can't Hardly Wait (1998), The Wilde Wedding (2017), Arc (2006), Walter (2015), and Heartthrob (2017) to name a few.

During his career, Peter has been nominated for two Screen Actors Guild Awards. In addition, he also won the Best Actor Award at Indie Gathering International Film Festival in 2006 for his performance in Arc

With such an accomplished career, Peter has garnered an estimated net worth of $10 million.

Further, he does not seem to be slowing down anytime soon. As of now, he is busy with the post-production of his new movie, Hour Of Lead, in which he is not only starring but also directed and wrote the story. 

Interesting Facts

  • Peter Facinelli was born on 26th November 1973 in Queens, New York.
  • His parents are Italian immigrants who migrated to America from Trentino, Northern Italy.
  • Peter stands at the height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 meters).
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