Patrick Galen Dempsey is an American actor and a car racer. He has an estimated net worth of $65 million. He is best known for his role in American series titled “Grey’s Anatomy”. He has been active in his acting career since 1985.
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Biography & Wiki
Patrick Dempsey was born on January 13, 1966, Lewiston, Maine, United States. He was born to Amanda (nee Carson), a school secretary and William Dempsey, an insurance salesman. Patrick attended the Buckfield High School and the St. Dominic Regional High School.
When he was younger, he was actively engaged in juggling. He even placed second in the Juniors category at the 1981 International Jugglers’ Association Championship. He is regarded as the best technical juggler of all time. He was diagnosed with dyslexia at the age of twelve. According to him, he worked harder because of his condition.
Patrick Dempsey has been married two times. He initially married Rochelle “Rocky” Parker, his manager and coach in the year 1987. The couple separated in 1994. Parker died in 2014. He married Jillian Fink, a makeup artist, and hairstylist. The couple has three children, Talula Fyfe, Sullivan Patrick and Darby Galen.
Patrick Dempsey’s career started when he passed an audition to join the stage production of “Torch Song Trilogy”. He toured for 4 months with the company. He also appeared in other stage productions including “On the Golden Pond” and “The Subject was Roses”.
His first feature film was “In the Mood”. In 1987, he starred in teen comedy “Can’t Buy Me Love” followed by “Some Girls”. He played the lead role in the films titled “Lover Boy” and “Happy Together”. He also starred in “The Player and About a Boy” and 1991 film, “Mobsters”.
He also starred in “Sweet Home Alabama” in 2002 and “Iron Jawed Angels” in 2004. In 2007, Patrick starred in Disney film titled “Enchanted” and “Freedom Writers”. His role in “Grey’s Anatomy” earned him significant recognition from the public.
He has also done some promotional works. He is the face of Versace and L’Oréal. He has also launched some fragrances for Avon. He is also actively involved in auto racing. He has competed in notable pro-am events such as the Rolex 24 at Daytona sports car race, 24 Hours of Le Mans, and Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 off-road race. He co-owns a car race team, the Vision Racing IndyCar Series. He also owns a company, Global Baristas.
Awards & Achievements
Patrick Dempsey won the Young Artist Award for his performance in “Can’t Buy Me Love”. “Grey’s Anatomy” also earned him several awards including Screen Actors Guild Award for 2006 and 2007, People’s Choice Awards also for 2006 and 2007. He has also been nominated for several other awards including Teen Choice Awards.
Net Worth of Patrick Dempsey
Patrick has an estimated net worth of $65 million. He has accumulated his wealth from a number of sources. His main source of income is his acting career. he has however done a lot of promotional works. He also owns a company. He is reported to be earning an annual income of $8 million. He earns $400,000 per episode for his appearance on “Grey’s Anatomy”.
Patrick Dempsey has done a lot of works in the film industry. he is also making waves with his car racing. He revealed that car racing is not just a hobby to him. To him, it is a great passion that motivates him. He is considered one of the sexiest men alive. He has helped in starting a cancer research center at the Central Maine Medical Center. This was influenced by the death of his mother. She died of Ovarian Cancer.