Rudy Pankow

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Actor (1998)
Fri Aug 28 2020
By   Selena

Rudy Pankow is an American actor who gained limelight after portraying as JJ on the latest original Netflix series, Outer Banks. It was premiered on April 15, 2020. However, he made his acting professional debut with the short film Sunny Family Cult in 2017. 

He was born on 12 August 1998 in Alaska, the United States to the architect father, Andrew Pankow and homemaker mother, Penny. Further, he has an older brother Alec Pankow and a younger brother Henning Pankow. So far, he holds American citizenship and is of white ethnicity. After his graduating from Ketchikan High School in 2016, he moved to LA to pursue his acting career.

Who is Rudy Pankow Dating Right Now?

The 22 years old Pankow currently leads his single life with the fullest. At the current time, we actually don't have any clues regarding his current love affairs with anyone. But who knows the fact, he might be dating someone privately.

 Rudy Pankow and Madison Bailey
Image: Rudy Pankow and Madison Bailey
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Nevertheless, the Alaska native actor spends much of time without a love interest on the first season of his popular recent show. But Rudy agrees with his fan followers that he and his on-screen friend, Kiara could be a match. Kiara is played by 21 years old actress, Madison Bailey.

Pankow, aged 22, and Bailey frequently appear together on each other's social media account. Not only she but Rudy also shares a close bond with the rest of the Outer Banks' family. 

Net Worth and Earnings Of Rudy Pankow

The 6 feet tall, Pankow must be an earning a decent amount of money from his acting work. Meanwhile, his actual amount of net worth has not been disclosed by any online tabloids, it is valued at $300 thousand as of 2020.

Well, Netflix's series Outer Banks has opened new possibilities and chances for this young actor. For his lead character in the show, he might be earings $20 thousand per episode. More, he has other upcoming projects in the pipeline so there is a chance to make an extra sum in the coming days.

Outer Banks | Official Trailer | Netflix

He is set to perform in a new film Space Waves as Joey Kite. In fact, this is his first character as the main actor in a feature-length movie. Asides acting, he has appeared in the music video for Muse's song, Thought Contagion in 2018.

Who plays JJ in Outer Banks on Netflix?

Well, Rudy plays JJ's character in ‘Outer Banks’ on Netflix. JJ is a surfer and a loyal best friends of John B (played by Chase Stokes) since the 3rd grade.JJ makes the painful decision to defend Pope (Jonathan Daviss) in the 1st season finale, ultimately terminating his offer for a merit scholarship.

Rudy Pankow As JJ On Outer Banks
Photo: Rudy Pankow As JJ On Outer Banks
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This is his first lead character in a major series after coming almost four years in Los Angeles. He shared the screen with many TV stars which include Madison Bailey as Kiara, Jonathan Daviss as Pope, Austin North as Topper, Drew Starkey as Rafe Cameron, Caroline Arapoglou as Rose, Chelle Ramos as Deputy Plumb, Brian Stapf as Cruz and others.

Rudy Pankow On Ryan Murphy's Netflix series The Politician
Image: Rudy Pankow On Ryan Murphy's Netflix series The Politician
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Before his breakout performance in Outer Banks, Pankow has already played small roles in 2019 on Netflix's The Politician, ID series, Solved. Further to that, he has performed on short films such as Nobody Knows, 11:47, Not Me, Last Summer, Deviant, Muse: Thought Contagion, etc.

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