He featured on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list; the same year he filmed his first stand up special Pete Davidson: SMD. Later in 2020 came his second stand up special, Alive from New York on Netflix.
His father Scott Matthew Davidson was a New York City firefighter who died during the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001, when Pete was seven. His mother is Amy Davidson (née Waters).
“Then, when somebody finally tells you, the weight of the world feels lifted off your shoulders. You feel so much better."