Born in Mammoth Lakes, California, Trevor Donovan grew up skiing and snowboarding and was a member of the United States teen ski team. A true Renaissance man, Donovan plays guitar, sings, is proficient at most sports and has a bachelor’s degree in graphic design. As an ambassador for Habitat for Humanity, he is also an active volunteer and ambassador with the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights.
Known for his portrayal of fan-favorite Teddy Montgomery, the first and only LGBT series regular on the global pop culture phenom “90210,” Donovan most recently starred in Hallmark Movies & Mysteries’ “USS Christmas” opposite Jen Lilley, and “JL Family Ranch: The Wedding Gift” opposite Jon Voight and James Caan, which is the follow-up to the 2016 movie “JL Family Ranch.” He has also starred in “Nostalgic Christmas” for the network as well as Hallmark Channel’s “Marry Me at Christmas,” “Love, Fall & Order” and “SnowComing.” Donovan also starred in “Texas Rising,” opposite Bill Paxton, Ray Liotta and Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and appeared opposite Roma Downey in the limited TV series “The Baxters,” based on New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury’s book series. Donovan starred in the miniseries “Runaway Romance” on UPtv. Other television credits include recurring roles on “Sun Records,” “The Client List,” “Melissa & Joey,” “Awkward,” “NCIS” and “Lucifer.”
Active daily on social media with a worldwide reach of over eight million people per week across three platforms, Donovan refers to his social media platforms as “an escape from negativity and a positive place for pet lovers.” In 2018, Donovan wrote Love Always, Dogbert & Tito, which follows the magical adventures of his German Shepherd and English Bulldog. A tale of love, inspiration and hope for adults and children of all ages, the story is based on real-life everyday experiences that have been shared with millions of devoted fans all over the world via Donovan’s social media: Instagram @TrevorDonovan and Twitter @Trevdon.
Donovan resides in both Mammoth and Los Angeles and, when not working, enjoys spending quality time with his family. He has a younger brother, Jake, who is a fireman in Sacramento as well as an animal lover and advocate.