Hunter Schafer is an American actress, model, and LGBT rights activist. She is best known for her breakout role as Jules Vaughn in the HBO series “Euphoria” (2019).
Schafer was born on December 31, 1998, in Raleigh, North Carolina. She attended the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, where she studied visual arts.
While in school, Schafer gained recognition as a model, working with various high-profile designers such as Marc Jacobs and Miu Miu.
In 2019, Schafer landed her first major acting role as Jules Vaughn, a transgender teenage girl, in “Euphoria.” The role earned her critical acclaim and a nomination for a Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
Schafer is also an outspoken advocate for transgender rights and has used her platform to raise awareness about the issues facing the trans community. She continues to act and model, and is considered a rising star in the entertainment industry.
Hunter Schafer Parents: Meet Mac and Katy Schafer
Hunter Schafer was in Raleigh, North Carolina, to her parents Mac and Katy Schafer. Her father, Mac Schafer, is a pastor and a businessman, while her mother, Katy Schafer, is an environmental lawyer.
Hunter has one younger brother named Tesla Schafer. Her parents have been supportive of her throughout her career and have spoken publicly about their love and acceptance for their daughter, who is a transgender woman.