An American actress of Chinese ancestry, Peyton Elizabeth Lee became a household name at the age of 13; she portrayed the lead Andi Mack in the Disney Channel series Andi Mack (2017-19).
Afterward, she appeared as Sam in the film Secret Society of Second-Born Royals (2020) and as the title cast Doggie in Doogie Kameāloha, M.D (2021). Lee now awaits her upcoming Disney+ movie Prom Pact- she will portray Mandy Coleman there.
How Old is Peyton Elizabeth Lee Now? Details On Parents & Siblings
Peyton Lee was born on May 22, 2004, in New York City, New York, the USA- she is 18 years old as of 2022. Later, her family moved to Manhattan Beach, California, where the 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm) tall actress grew up.
She is the middle of three children to Andrew Tinpo Lee, an actor, and Jennifer Dormer Lee, a psychologist. Her elder sister, born 2 years apart, is Ella Margaret Lee, whose birthday falls on May 25. Lee’s younger brother Julian Andrew Lee attends Manhattan Beach Middle School and is a surfer.
An American by nationality, Peyton Elizabeth Lee has mixed ethnicity- half Chinese on her father’s side while her mother is Irish, English, and Italian ancestry.
Reportedly, her father Andrew (b. May 31, 1968) moved to the United States from China at the age of 1.
He is famous for appearing in General Hospital (2006-09). Moreover, he guest-starred in Criminal Minds, NCIS: Los Angeles, S.W.A.T., 13 Reasons Why, Grey’s Anatomy, Law & Order, and The Young and the Restless.
Lee Got Breakthrough From ‘Andi Mack’
By the age of 10 (in the mid-2010s), Peyton turned professional with guest roles in Scandal and Shameless. No doubt, the acting talents rest in her blood; in fact, she was the youngest student to study at Playhouse West.
In 2017, Elizabeth Lee got the title cast in the Disney Channel comedy-drama series Andi Mack. It ran for three seasons (57 episodes) and concluded on July 26, 2019.
There, she appeared as a seventh-grade student Andi Mack, who tries to find out her fitting zone. The character befriends Cyrus Goodman (actor Joshua Rush), Buffy Driscoll (actress Sofia Wylie), and Jonah Beck (actor Asher Angel).
The series ‘Andi Mack’ won her Young Entertainer Award in 2019. Also, it saw her a nomination for the Kids’ Choice Award.
Film Debut In ‘Secret Society of Second-Born Royals’
Having guest-starred in Stumptown and voiced in The Lion Guard, Peyton Elizabeth Lee made her film debut in Secret Society of Second-Born Royals (2020).
Will There Be Season 2 Of ‘Doogie Kameāloha, M.D.’? What Role Peyton Portrayed?
In 2021, Peyton Elizabeth Lee starred in the central role of Doggie in Doogie Kameāloha, M.D, a family medical comedy-drama. It co-starred Emma Meisel, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, Kathleen Rose Perkins, and Jason Scott Lee.
Her character, full name Lahela Kameāloha, is a 16-year-old University of Hawaii Medical School graduate.
Its first season premiered on November 10, 2021, and was completed on November 10, 2021. In February 2022, the Disney+ series was renewed for Season 2, though further details on the production remain under wraps.
Net Worth Of Peyton Elizabeth Lee- What Is She Doing Now?
With more than 10 acting credits, mostly in notable roles, Lee summed up a considerable amount of money. As of 2022, Peyton has a net worth of around $500,000- the courtesy of her salary in the alleged 5-digit figure per episode.
Moreover, as per IMDB, she is currently working on the Disney+ original film Prom Pact, scheduled for spring 2023. In the movie, the actress appears as Mandy Coleman, a high school senior & a feminist for whom falling in love is illogical. But the whole scenario of her life changes after she falls in love.
It co-stars Milo Manheim as Ben, the best friend of Peyton’s character Mandy, other figures include Margaret Cho,
Wendi McLendon-Covey & Blake Draper.
Is Peyton Elizabeth Lee Dating Milo Manheim?
The Andi Mack actress made social media fans explode with queries if she is dating, after she posted a cozy picture with actor Milo Manheim in May 2022. They are sharing the screen in the teen romance movie Prom Pact (upcoming 2023), so possible pictures for promos are expected.
But the eagle-eyed fans alleged that it was more than being co-stars as both seemed affectionate to each on Instagram posts.
On May 22, 2022, the Zombies actor Manheim wished Lee her birthday via Instagram (@milomanheim) as it featured them embracing each other. The caption read: “love you pey. I hope you know Howe birthday…”. In reply, the American actress commented “I LOVE YOU SO MUCH.”
And nearly a week later, Peyton Elizabeth Lee posted a picture with Milo on her Instagram (@peytonelizabethlee) on May 27, as she leaned on the actor’s chest; the latter wrapped his hands around her.
It seemed as if they were on a holiday. Additionally, Milo even commented, “Love you boo.”
Seemingly, the two could be dating with the hints (boyfriend-girlfriend-like) already on public display. Yet, the official confirmation of their relationship remains!
Earlier in mid-2017, Peyton Lee was in a rumored relationship with her co-star Asher Angel but later confirmed them as best friends. On the other, Milo Manheim allegedly dated Holiday Kriegel shortly in 2018, however, the rumored romance ended in silence.
Why Did Lee Cut Her Hair?
Back in September 2018, the Doogie Kameāloha, M.D. actress cut her hair; a pixie cut while appearing in the October/November 2018 issue of Girls’ Life. As for her haircut, Peyton stated that rather than beautification, it was “about having people see me the way I want to be seen: as someone who embraces their individuality.”