About Charlie Carver


Charlie Carver is best known for playing the role of Porter Scavo in the television series “Desperate Housewives.” His other prominent roles include the roles of Ethan in “Teen Wolf” and Scott Frost in “The Leftovers.” Charlie has a twin brother named Max Carver, and they often appear in twin roles. 

Quick Infos 
Full nameCharles Carver Martensen
Date of BirthJuly 31, 1988
Birth PlaceSan Francisco, California, U.S.
Parent(s)/Sibiling(s)Anne Carver and Robert Martensen
Max Carver (twin brother)
Partner(s)Steve Miller (2016)
Net WorthUS $2 million

Early Life


Charlie Carver’s real name is Charles Carver Martensen. He was born to parents Anne Carver and Robert Martensen on July 13, 1988, in San Francisco. Seven minutes after his birth, his twin brother Max Carver was born. His father was an author and a physician, whereas his mother is a community activist. 

After his parents divorced, he lived with his mother and step-father, Denis Sutro, in Napa Valley. 

He studied at Interlochen Arts Academy, which is in Michigan. In the year 2012, he got his degree from the University of Southern California. He also attended The American Conservatory Theater. 

In 2016, he came out as gay to the public via Instagram. 

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Charlie Carver was first seen acting on a stage when he was an eighth-grader. He played the role of Puck, the fairy trickster in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in his school.

He made his TV debut in the year 2008. He appeared in the show “Desperate Wives,” in which he played the role of Porter Scavo. His brother appeared in the front too.  They appeared in the show from 2008 to 2012 and appeared in 62 episodes spanning from season 5 to 8.

In 2012, he played the role of Hugh Thompson in the TV film titled “Fred 3: Camp Fred”. The following year, he played Dylan in the TV film “Restless Virgins.” 

Charlie and his brother played the roles of Ethan Steiner and Aiden Steiner, respectively, in the series “Teen Wolf.” They appeared in 20 episodes in the third and the sixth season. 

In 2014, he played the role of Scott Frost for five episodes in the first season of “The Leftovers.”

The same year, he went on and made a guest appearance in the role of Travis Kealoha in the TV series “Hawaii Five-0”. 

He played the role of Trophy Kevin in an episode of the sitcom “The League” in 2015. 

He portrayed the role of Michael in the TV miniseries “When We Rise” in 2017. 

He is to play the role of Huck Finnigan in the upcoming psychological thriller web series titled “Ratched.”

He made his film debut in 2013 with the film “Underdog,” in which he played the role of John Hanson III. 

The following year, he portrayed Eric in the action film “Bad Asses.” 

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In the 2015 film “I Am Michael,” Charlie Carver played the role of Tyler. 

Two years later, in 2017, he appeared in the film “Fist Fight” in the role of Nathaniel. 

He played the role of Snug in the 2017 film “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

In 2018, be played Jude in “In The Clouds.” He also appeared in the role of Frank Stanton in the short film “Mr. Real Estate.” 

He is to appear as Cowboy in the American LGBT drama “The Boys in the Band.” The film is under post-production as of September 2020. 

He made his Broadway debut in 2018 with the play “The Boys in the Band.” 

In 2016, he made an appearance in the song “Where’s the Love?” by The Black Eyed Peas. 

In 2019, he appeared in two Ben Platt songs, namely “Bad Habit” and “Ease My Mind.” 




In 2008, Charlie Carver was nominated for a SAG Award and the ensemble of “Desperate Housewives.”

In 2019, he was nominated for a Broadway.com Audience Award for his work in “The Boys in the Band.” 

He won the GLSEN Gamechanger Award in 2020.

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Personal Life


Charlie Carver came out as gay in 2016, and he stated that his brother is straight. He is in a relationship with Steve Miller. They have been dating since 2016. 


Height, Weight, and Age


Charlie Carver stands 1.78 meters tall and weighs approximately 73 kg.

As of September 2020, he is 32 years old.


Social Media


Charlie Carver is active in social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter.

On Instagram, he has 1.9 followers; on Twitter, he has 803.5k followers.


Net Worth


Charlie Carver has an estimated net worth of US$ 2 million as of September 2020.