In 2004, he was selected for the title role in the Nickelodeon TV sitcom “Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide”, which lasted until 2007, adding a considerable amount to his net worth.
When he was only six years old, he began impersonating the character of Jim Carrey from the popular film “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective”.
Soon, he started appearing in advertising commercials for the National Basketball Association (NBA), alongside Charles Barkley.
Werkheiser was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and raised in Johns Creek, Georgia.
His parents enrolled him in acting classes at the Talent Factory, a local children’s acting program.
In 2007, Werkheiser starred in Nickelodeon movie based on Wendelin Van Draanen's Shredderman book series Shredderman Rules as Nolan Byrd/Shredderman.
Later that year, Werkheiser played the role of Chris Marino in Lifetime original movie Christmas in Paradise.While he was in Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide, he dated his costar Lindsey Shaw for several years before breaking up with her in late 2009.His record, that continues to be described a mixture of rock and pop, will feature him singing and playing the guitar.Although he had already accomplished so much, Devon was in for the real clincher when he scored the lead role in Nickelodeon`s "Ned`s Declassified School Survival Guide" (2004).When Devon isn`t acting or being a straight-A student, he enjoys playing hockey, singing and dancing (anything but country), playing the guitar, and hanging out with his friends and family.Since his arrival in Hollywood, Werkheiser has landed several television and film roles, the biggest of which is that of Ned Bigby on Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide.