Max Thieriot Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Max Thieriot Quick Info
Height5 ft 9 in
Weight78 kg
Date of BirthOctober 14, 1988
Zodiac SignLibra
SpouseLexi Thieriot

Max Thieriot is an American actor and director. Some of his most notable performances include playing Dylan Massett on the critically-acclaimed show Bates Motel and Clay Spenser on the CBS drama SEAL Team. Additionally, he is also an entrepreneur and turned his childhood penchant for wines into a winemaking business called Senses Wines. Max is married to Lexi Murphy since 2013 and is a doting father to 2 boys. He has more than 400k followers on Instagram and more than 200k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Maximillion Drake Thieriot

Nick Name

Max, Maxi

Actor Max Thieriot from Bates Motel
Actor Max Thieriot from Bates Motel (Red Carpet Report on Mingle Media TV / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Los Altos Hills, Santa Clara County, California, United States





Max attended the Sonoma Country Day School, a middle school in California. Later, he studied at El Molino High School in Forestville and completed his graduation in 2006.


Actor, Director


  • Father – George Cameron Thieriot
  • Mother – Bridgit Ann (née Snyder)
  • Siblings – Frances Cameron (Older Sister), Aidan Thieriot (Younger Brother)
  • Others – Michael Stutes (Brother-in-Law) (Frances’s Husband) (Baseball Player), Melly Thieriot (Paternal Grandfather), Frances Harrison Dade (Paternal Grandmother), Donald Ross Snyder, Jr. (Maternal Grandfather), Nancy Jo Neuhalfen (Maternal Grandmother), M. H. de Young (Great-Great Grandfather) (Co-founder of the San Francisco Chronicle)


Max is represented by the California-based PR agency Viewpoint Inc.




5 ft 9 in or 175 cm


78 kg or 172 lbs

Max Thieriot in an Instagram selfie with his wife
Max Thieriot in an Instagram selfie with his wife (Max Thieriot / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Max has dated –

  1. Emma Roberts (2007) – Back in 2007, Max was linked with his co-star Emma Roberts while shooting the film Nancy Drew.
  2. Lexi Murphy (2005-Present) – Max and Lexi Murphy met for the first time as teenagers. They began dating in August 2005 and after 7 years together, Max proposed to his girlfriend on a Caribbean trip in 2012. The steady couple made things official on June 1, 2013, in Lake Tahoe in California. Their first son, Beaux Thieriot was born in December 2015 and they became parents for the second time on January 21, 2018, when his wife gave birth to a boy, Maximus Thieriot.

Race / Ethnicity


Max has German, English, Danish, Irish, Northern Irish, Dutch Jewish, French Jewish, Norwegian, and Scottish ancestry from both his parents’ sides.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

He has 2 tattoos (A star on his back and another one on his upper left arm)

Max Thieriot alongside his castmates from Bates Motel
Max Thieriot alongside his castmates from Bates Motel (Red Carpet Report on Mingle Media TV / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Brand Endorsements

Max has done endorsement work for the following brands –

  • Gap
  • USEF Network
  • Savage Suiting
  • HTX Tactical
  • USAA
  • Boot Campaign

Best Known For

Playing challenging roles like Dylan Massett (2013-2017) on Bates Motel and Clay Spenser on SEAL Team since 2017

First Film

Max made his theatrical debut in 2004 as Gus in Bart Freundlich’s adventure comedy film Catch That Kid.

First TV Show

He made his first TV show appearance on the talk show Wendy: The Wendy Williams Show as a guest in 2010.

Personal Trainer

Max’s cute boy-next-door look belies his passion for fitness. He is extremely active and a fitness fanatic and regularly posts his workout snippets on Instagram. His role of Navy SEAL Clay Spenser on CBS’ SEAL Team is the most physically grueling role he has taken on till date. But his daily workout routine ensures that he can keep up with the rigorous demands of shooting the series. Max has also previously received firearm training.

Max Thieriot Favorite Things

  • Day Of The Year – Thanksgiving
  • Wineries – Boheme Wines, Dutton-Goldfield, Merry Edwards
  • Movie Scenes That Include Wine The Silence of the Lambs (1991), (Hannibal Lecter to Clarice Starling) “A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti”, Tombstone (1993) in a bar scene between Johnny Ringo and Doc Holliday “In vino veritas”
  • Episode From SEAL Team Season 1 – Pattern of life (Episode 10)

SourceBuzzFeed, Wine Enthusiast Magazine, The Press San Francisco Chronicle, Parade

Max Thieriot posing for a selfie with wife Lexi and Freddie Highmore
Max Thieriot posing for a selfie with wife Lexi and Freddie Highmore (Max Thieriot / Instagram)

Max Thieriot Facts

  1. He lost his paternal grandparents Frances Harrison and Ferdinand Melly Thieriot in 1956 on the SS Andrea Doria.
  2. He put on the director’s cap for the 4th episode on season 5 of Bates Motel titled ‘Hidden’.
  3. Max is the co-founder of Senses Wines, along with his childhood friends Chris Strieter and Myles Lawrence-Briggs. He is a professional vintner and owns vineyards in Occidental that grow several varieties of wines like Chardonnay, Pommard, and Pinot Noir.
  4. Follow Max Thieriot on Twitter and Instagram.

Featured Image by Red Carpet Report on Mingle Media TV / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0

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