With the premiere of Freeform‘s latest hit, Famous in Love coming soon (mark your calendars for April 4!); it’s about time you got to know one of the leading cast members. We’ve got 30 facts on Carter Jenkins, aka “Rainer Devon” from the show. Keep reading to check them out!
1: His full name is Carter Mark Jenkins.
2: He was born on September 4, 1991 and is 26 years old.
3: He has two siblings – one older brother named Renneker and one older sister named Tiffany.
4: He’s originally from Tampa, Florida but moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting 15 years ago.
5: He grew up playing football and baseball; he still golfs in his spare time today.
7: He’s also met Taylor Swift.
8: Another celebrity friend? Emma Roberts! They first starred together in Nickolodeon’s Unfabulous in 2004. Carter played Eli Pataki, the often annoying character to Emma’s “Addie.”
9: The duo also reunited in 2010 for the film Valentine’s Day, where they actually played a couple!
10: Carter had a recurring role on the CW show, The Following, during season 2.
11: He’s guest starred on AMC’s Mad Men, NBC’s Aquarius, and MTV’s Sweet/Vicious.
12: Besides Valentine’s Day, Jenkins has also starred in Bad News Bears, Keeping Up With The Steins, and Aliens in the Attic.
13: His two most recent films have been the horror flick Circle and the dramedy Summer of 8.
14: He’s the uncle to the most adorable baby niece named Emma. Check out a couple of these cute pics!
15: He and FIL co-star Keith Powers participated in Pizza Hut’s pop-up Santa pizza delivery. Check out how cool they look in those red jackets!
16: He’s currently in a relationship with model Sierra Swartz. The duo apparently prefer to keep their relationship a bit more private. The duo’s last Instagram post was from a few months ago.
17: Prior to Swartz, Carter dated Unfabulous co-star Malese Jow in 2009.
18: You may have also seen Carter in the Disney Channel original movie, Life is Ruff, which also starred Disney actors Kyle Massey, Mitchel Musso and Kay Panabaker.
19: Remember how Carter knows Ashley Benson and Lucy Hale? Well, you can add Troian Bellisario to that list because the PLL actress is actually directing an episode of Famous in Love this season! Check out the pic below!
— Carter Jenkins (@CarterJenkins) January 17, 2018
20: He often comments or uses Rainer’s “fingers crossed” hand signal (from the first episode of Famous in Love) on social media.
— Carter Jenkins (@CarterJenkins) November 4, 2017
21: He’s actually really good friends with all his FIL castmates. See their awesome pic below!
22: He’s a fan of chocolate ice cream.
23: The first ever table-read (for the pilot) of FIL occurred 2.5 years ago! Check out the Instagram-worthy moment below!
24: He shares his birthday with none other than Beyonce. The singer is actually only 10 years older than the actor.
Happy Beyonce's birthday to me pic.twitter.com/Trafs5iB0L
— Carter Jenkins (@CarterJenkins) September 5, 2017
25: He’s an avid adventurer. He loves to travel, as seen on his Twitter and Instagram accounts. Check out some of the gorgeous photos below!
26: His biggest vice? Sleeping in.
27: He hates egomaniacs.
28: His favorite quote comes from The Office.
29: He’s met Ryan Phillippe (Cruel Intentions, Shooter). Ryan made a cameo in the season finale of FIL.
30: He’s an animal lover. He has a cat and a dog.
There you have it – some fun facts you may not have known about Famous in Love star Carter Jenkins! Be sure to follow him on Instagram and Twitter to stay up to date on his life and the new season of FIL.