Who is Patrick Dempsey? Age, Net worth, Relationship, Height, Affair

Patrick Dempsey is an accomplished actor, producer, and race car driver from the United States. He is well recognized for his portrayal as Neurosurgeon Derek Christopher Shepherd on “Grey’s Anatomy.”

Patrick Dempsey: Bio, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings

Patrick Galen Dempsey was born in the United States on January 13, 1966, in Lewiston. He is the son of a secretary named Amanda and an insurance salesman named William. In Turner and Buckfileld, he grew up with his two older sisters and half-brother.

Quick Facts

Real Name/Full Name Patrick Galen Dempsey
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Patrick Dempsey
Birth Place: in Lewiston, Maine, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 13 January 1966
Age/How Old: 56 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 179 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 77 Kg
In Pounds – 170 lbs
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father –William
Mother –Amanda
Siblings: Mary, Alicia
School: Buckfield high school, and St Dominic regional high school,  Willowridge High School
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Rochele Parker (m.1987 div 1994)
Jillian fink (m. 1999)
Kids/Children Name: Taula,  Sullivan, Darby
Profession: Actor, race car driver
Net Worth: $90 million

Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions

Patrick Dempsey, who was born on January 13, 1966, is 56 years old as of today’s date, 9 May 2022. Despite his height of 5′ 10′′ in feet and inches and 179 cm in centimeters, he weighs around 170 pounds and 77 kg.


He attended both Buckfield and St Dominic regional high schools. They later transferred to Willowridge High School in Houston.

Patrick Dempsey
Captin: Patrick Dempsey With Wife Jillian Fink Source: Pinterest

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Personal Life: Girlfriends, Wife, and Children

Patrick married his manager Rochele Parker, who was twice his age, in 1987 when he was only 21 years old. The couple divorced after 8 years of marriage. He married Jillian Fink, makeup and hairstylist, on July 31, 1999. Talula, their daughter, was born on February 20, 2002, and Sullivan and Darby, their twin sons, were born on February 1, 2007. Jillian filed for divorce in January 2015 due to marital discord, but the pair had already reconciled by the end of the year.

Is Patrick Dempsey a Homosexual?

Patrick has stated that he has no desire to become gay. He married his first wife when he was still quite young. He is currently married to Julian, and the couple has three children together.

Career Opportunities

Patrick’s acting career began when he auditioned for a role in “Torch Song Trilogy.” He was cast and went on to tour with the company for four months in Philadelphia. He went on another tour as the lead in “Brighton Beach Memoirs.” He also played Timmy in a 1990 off-Broadway revival of “the subject was roses” at the roundabout theatre in New York.

He appears in a prominent cinematic part “in the mood” when he is 21 years old. He then appeared in the third episode of “Meatballs III: Summer Job” in 1997. He starred in the teen comedy “Can’t Buy Me Love” the following year. He had big parts in the films “loving boy” and “happy together” in 1989.

Patrick has also directed and produced films such as flypaper and the art of rain racing.

His major break came when he played Dr. Derek Shepherd in the drama “Grey’s Anatomy.” The success of the film brought him widespread fame and excellent reviews, as well as a large fanbase. While filming Grey’s Anatomy, he appeared in a number of other projects, including “enchanted” (20080), “flypaper” (2011), and “freedom witters” (2007). “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” made $1.12 billion at the movie office.

Patrick has also competed in a variety of pro-am races, including the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Rolex 24, and the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. In the 2006 Toyota pro/celebrity race, he finished second, and his team finished second, in the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans (GTE Am class), he finished third in the American Le Mans Series in 2012. (LMP2 class)


As a result of his performance, Patrick has received numerous awards. In 1987, he won a Young Artist Award for his performance in “Can’t Buy Me Love.” For his part in “grey’s anatomy” (2007 & 2008), he got two People’s Choice Awards as the favorite male TV star, as well as another award for favorite TV drama actor in 2015.

Patrick was named best guest actor in the comedy series “Will and Grace” by the Online Film and Television Association in 2001. He also won an award for best guest actor in a drama series for “Once and Again” in 2002.

Patrick Dempsey’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings

Patrick has appeared in 244 of the 366 episodes of “Grey’s Anatomy.” Patrick is expected to make up to $350,000 every episode, which works out to $10 million per season. He also has a racing career, which allows him to amass a sizable collection of automobiles. Not to add he is also a producer who earns a decent living from his work. He has a net worth of $90 million as of 2022, and the statistics will continue to rise as his career progresses.

Interesting Facts

  • Patrick was diagnosed with Dyslexia when he was just 12 years old.
  • Buddy TV named him the most attractive man on television in 2011.
  • Patrick’s mother was diagnosed with cancer in 1997, but she died in 2014 after the disease recurred five times.
  • Patrick was named #2 in the “sexiest men alive” issue of “People” magazine in 2005. The next year, he was also on their list.

Patrick has pushed himself in his work, never giving up no matter what obstacles he faces. He began his acting career with minimal experience, but through his persistence and hard work, he has grown to become one of the most well-known celebrities whom we now admire and love.

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