Peter Lanfer

December 11, 2022   | December 11, 2022  | 
Quick Facts
Full Name Peter Lanfer
Birth Place New York City
Birthday September 29, 1976
Age 46
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Father N/A
Siblings N/A
Profession Lecturer
Net Worth 300,000
Height 5 feet 6 inches
Weight 90kg
Gender Identity Male
Marital Status Married
Children Micah Emmanuel and Hannah Mali Rose

Peter Lanfer got the spotlight for being the husband of well-known actress Sarah Drew. His wife is popular for her role as Dr. April Kepner in the ABC medical drama series Grey’s Anatomy. Furthermore, she made an appearance in the WB family drama series Everwood. Apart from being a celebrity spouse, he is a lecturer in the United States of America.

As a fan of Sarah Drew, you must be curious to know about her husband, so we will let you know everything in detail about her husband’s early life and career, including his relationship with an actress, Sarah. 

Let’s begin.

Peter Lanfer Age, Educational Background, And Family 

Sarah Drew’s husband Peter Lanfer was born on September 29, 1976, in the United States of America. Lanfer hasn’t revealed his parents’ names yet. 

American Actress Sarah Drew with her husband Peter Lanfer and kids
Lecturer Petter Lanfer with his spouse actress Sarah Drew and their Children 

Furthermore, he was raised as a Christian, and during his young age, he was always close to spirituality and god. From a very young age, he developed a strong passion for learning more and teaching others. 

Education: He Finished A Degree in Religion

Talking about her education, he hasn’t mentioned the name of his high school yet but shortly after his high school, he attended Dartmouth College to pursue his degree in religion.

The university he attended is a part of the Ivy League and is also the ninth-oldest institution in the US. The purpose to create it was to teach Christian theology to Native Americans. Nevertheless, it is one of the highest-ranking universities in the world.

Later, Peter enrolled at Yale Divinity School for his master’s degree in religion. Yale Divinity is also part of another Ivy League member, which also has deep roots in theology since its foundation.

Actress Sarah Drew’s husband’s studies doesn’t stop there as he joined the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) to achieve a Ph.D. in Hebrew, which he received in 2010. The college that he attended is the fourth oldest campus in the 10-campus University of California System.

Actress Sarah Drew’s Husband Began His Career As A Teacher

After pursuing his Ph.D. he transitioned his career to teaching by becoming a lecturer in Jewish Studies at UCLA. On other hand, lecturer Peter’s wife Sarah, got her first experience in professional acting by doing voice work for the animation series named Daria. Similarly, in 2001 she made her stage debut in the world-famous love story movie “ Romeo and Juliet “ as the titular Juliet.

This led her to perform in “Vincent in Brixton”. Likewise, she started getting more opportunities and soon transferred to television work. She had also cast in the drama series “Everwood,” in which she had a role as Hannah Rogers in 2004. And now she is well known for her role in the drama series “Grey’s Anatomy.”

In the series “Grey’s Anatomy,” she portrayed the role of Dr. April Kepner. Moreover, her character was introduced during the sixth season as one of the residents from Mercy West hospital brought in after a merger. Until the seventh season, she had only a minor role. However, Dr. April Aka Sarah made her last appearance in the ninth season in 2018 as a creative decision by the writers.

Sarah Drew’s Other Acting Projects Before Grey’s Anatomy

Before she worked for the medical series “Grey’s Anatomy,” she had worked for Everwood. Since the end of Everwood, she has made appearances in several series like Glee, Cold Case, Castle, and Supernatural.

In 2008, she was cast in a recurring role in the television drama series “Mad Men,” which followed the story of a fictional advertising agency in New York City. In Mad Men, she portrayed the role of Kitty Romano. Additionally, she had her most notable role in the series “Grey’s Anatomy.” 

The series also stars actors like Giacomo Gianniotti, Richard Flood, Chris Carmack, & several others.

Lecturer Peter Lanfer’s Wife Is An Actress

Successful actress Sarah Drew was born in 1980 in Stony Brook, New York. Her father is a senior pastor of New York City’s Emmanuel Presbyterian Church. Similarly, her mother used to work as a biology teacher. Pastor’s daughter Sarah grew up with her family in New York and as a pastor’s family, they were very active in their faith and their local church.

Sarah joined a local school named The Stony Brook School and from a very young age, she discovered a passion for performing, dancing, and acting. After high school, she enrolled at the University of Virginia successfully graduating with a degree in drama, and she started her career in the film industry. 

Peter Lanfer and Sarah Drew Wedding; How Did They Meet? 

42-year-old Sarah and Peter met when they both were working at a camp as counselors. She was impressed by his hand-written letter, which he sent for the next eight months. Moreover, she also admired his old-fashioned style.

Sarah and Peter started giving company to each other, and after those eight months of letter writing, the lecturer took Sarah to a play about a professor sending gifts before his proposal. However, before Peter proposed to her, she caught on to the fact, but it didn’t ruin the moment.

Peter Lanfer and his wife Sarah Drew
Actress Sarah Drew And Her Husband Peter Drew

The lovebird tied the knot in 2002. Sarah even mentioned that she is thankful that she never got into the drama of relationships in Hollywood. 

Sarah and her spouse, Peter, have two children together. They are a son and a daughter. Their son was born in 2012, and a daughter was born in 2014. However, Peter is living a peaceful and happy life with his wife and two children in Los Angeles. 

Grey’s Anatomy Actress Sarah’s Husband Peter Lanfer’s Net Worth

Peter Lanfer, a lecturer, has a net worth estimated to be over $300,000. On the other hand, he probably also benefits from the success of his wife, Sarah, who is an actress and model.

She reportedly has a net worth of over $3 million from her acting career. 

Frequently Asked Questions About Actress Sarah’s Husband Peter Lanfer

Is Peter Lanfer Still Happy After Over Two Decades Of Marriage With His Wife Sarah Drew? 

Peter Lanfer’s longtime love Sarah Drew is now his wife. The couple dated for a while before choosing to be married. They are still married & happily together.

Does Peter Lanfer Smoke?


Does he ever cheat on his wife?

No, he married his first wife Sarah and they are a happily married couple. 

How many children does she have?

He has two children together with his wife Sarah Drew.

Does he go to the gym?

He seems healthy but we don’t know if he even like to do workout.