Life and Career
Peltz was born in Westchester County, New York, the daughter of Claudia (née Heffner), a former model, and Nelson Peltz, a billionaire businessman who once owned the Snapple brand. She has four older brothers, two younger brothers, and a sister. Her father has been described by the New York Times as a "compassionate leader" of the New York Jewish community.
Peltz played Katara in the 2010 movie The Last Airbender. She plays Renee Kyte in the upcoming independent movie, Eye of the Hurricane. The movie wrapped filming in late August 2010 with a release date yet to be determined. Peltz also appeared in the 2006 film Deck the Halls, playing Mackenzie, and Harold, in 2008, where she was cast as Becki. She also had a minor role in Miley Cyrus' "7 Things" music video. On March 27, 2010, Peltz made an appearance at the Kids Choice Awards 2010 on Nickelodeon, and also appeared at the 2010 MTV Movie Awards, along with The Last Airbender co-star Jackson Rathbone, presenting a trailer for the film.
She was cast for a lead role in the fourth Transformers film as Tessa Yeager and had to exit Bates Motel early in Season 2. However, she confirmed on her Twitter page that she would return to the show in Episode 9 of Season 3. Her character Bradley was killed by Norma Bates in the season finale.
In 2016 she appeared in Zayn Malik's music video "It's You". She will return for Transformers 5 as Tessa Yeager.