List was born in Florida, but moved to New York at the age of four. She has two brothers: Spencer (her twin) and Phoenix, both actors and models.

List has been a 2011 model for Justice. List appeared alongside Robert Pattinson in the movie Remember Me as a girl who bullies Pattinson's character's little sister. In 2010, List appeared in the Disney film The Sorcerer's Apprentice, and in Lifetime Movie Network's Secrets in the Walls, alongside Jeri Ryan and Kay Panabaker. List began modeling at a late age, both alone and with her brother Spencer. She has appeared in over four hundred commercial advertisements in various formats for various companies.[citation needed]

List starred in Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules. She had a major role as Holly Hills, the crush of Greg Heffley (Zachary Gordon).

List, along with Debby Ryan, and Diary of a Wimpy Kid co-star Karan Brar, stars on the Disney Channel show Jessie, which debuted on September 30, 2011

Peyton Roi List (born April 6, 1998)[1][2] is an American child actress and child model. List is best known from the ABC network's show Cashmere Mafia where she played Frances O'Connor's onscreen daughter, Sasha Burden, from the movie 27 Dresses where she played the younger version of Katherine Heigl's character Jane, and for her co-starring role as "Emma Ross" on the Disney Channel comedy series, Jessie. Peyton List plays Emma Ross, an energetic kid who's always helping Jessie, she's Jessie's good friend. She's well known for her role as Holly Hills in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.
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Life and career

Year Title Role Notes
2002 As the World Turns Little Girl in Diner 1 episode
2004 Spider-Man 2 Little Girl
2007 The Product of 3c Young Winnie Short Film
2007 Saturday Night Live Little Girl "Angry Dog" segment
2008 The Wonder Pets Chick #1 Episode "Kalamazoo hi"
2008 27 Dresses Young Jane Nichols
2008 Remember Back, Remember When Luna Short Film
2008 Cashmere Mafia Sasha Burden 4 episodes
2009 Confessions of a Shopaholic Shoestore Girl #2
2009 Gossip Girl Young Girl #1 Episode: "Enough About Eve"
2010 3 Backyards Emily
2010 Remember Me Samantha
2010 The Trouble with Cali Young Cali Bluejones
2010 Bereavement Wendy
2010 The Sorcerer's Apprentice Young Becky
2010 Going the Distance Kaley Arizona Scenes cut from final cut
2010 Secrets in the Walls Molly Television movie
2010 Miriam's Song Miriam Short film
2011 Something Borrowed Young Darcy
2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Young Brandy/Larissa Episode: Possessed
2011 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Holly Hills Recurring role
2011-present Jessie Emma Ross Regular role