Fans of Grey’s Anatomy will be more familiar with this actor Patrick Galen Dempsey who enacted the role of Derek McDreamy, a neurosurgeon in the same television series. In the initial years, he was a juggler but later found acting to be his only passion. Patrick began his acting career in stage and television before moving to films. But apart from all these, he has another set of interest, and that is racing. There are a lot of things to talk about this 52 years old man, and every part is bound to be interesting. Let’s take a look at the life career achievements and net worth of Patrick Dempsey in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Patrick was born on 13th January 1966 in Lewiston, Maine to Amada, a secretary of a school and William an insurance salesman. He is the youngest among the other three siblings. Initially, to complete his education he went to Buckfield High School and later at Willowridge High School. Unfortunately, Patrick left studies and became a master at juggling. Later as many of us know that he found his passion in acting and made his next move to the world of art.
Patrick got married two married two times. His first wife was Rochelle ‘Rocky’ Parker’, but later they got divorced due to some unknown reason. Unfortunately, the woman died after separation. A few years later Patrick was again involved with Jullian Fink hair stylist. They gave birth to three beautiful souls and were leading quite a healthy life. But destiny turned out to be different as Jullian filed a divorce. Later it came to the news that the couple solved every misunderstanding between them and are finally living together.
Career Awards & Nominations
Patrick’s career started with on stage productions before moving into films and television. Dempsey’s first feature film ‘In the Mood’ was a successful one, and since then offers started coming for him. Few of the most popular movies at that time which made him a popular are Can’t Buy Me Love, Some Girls, Loverboy etc. Patrick also made the television industry a part of his career. He performed in some of the popular drama series like Once &Again and Iron Jawed Angels.
The year 2005 came as the biggest transforming year in Patrick’s career. One of the most popular drama series Grey’s Anatomy got broadcasted, and he got an opportunity to play the role of Dr McDreamy. The success of the series was beyond expectation, and Patrick’s got appreciation on all platforms. You must know that apart from movies Dempsey’s interest also lies in auto racing. Patrick participates in championships and even has a team Dempsey racing.
There is no end to the list of awards won by this spectacular actor Patrick Dempsey. He won the Young artist award for the best actor in the film ‘Can’t Buy Love’, the award for ‘Favourite Male TV star’ by People’s Choice award in 2007 for Grey’s Anatomy and there are more.
Net Worth & Earnings
As of now, the estimated net worth of Patrick Dempsey is $65 million. Over the years he earned a lot of money by working in various productions, and still now is in high demand among producers and directors. You will be amazed to know that for initiating the role of Derek McDreamy Dempsey use to earn $350,000 per episode.
Patrick Dempsey is an actor who proved his worth in every film he did. With such prominent acting talent and screen presence, he has won hearts of millions of fans, and it is inevitable that Grey’s Anatomy was the most successful work till now.