Patrick Dempsey - Updated Oct 2023

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Patrick Dempsey

Patrick Dempsey is an American car racer and actor. Patrick Dempsey is known for playing the role of Dr. Derek in McDreamy.

Early life

On January 13, 1966, Patrick Galen Dempsey was born in Lewiston, Maine, USA. As of now, he is 57 years old and his sun sign is Capricorn. According to the nationality, he is an American and belongs to a mixed ethnicity (German, Scottish, Swedish, and English).

He was born to his father William and his mother Amanda. Additionally, his mother was a school secretary, and his father was a salesman. He has 2 sisters named Mary Dempsey and Alicia Hatten.

Likewise, he attended Buckfield High School. And, also went to Regional High School. Hence, at the age of 13, he was diagnosed with dyslexia.

Patrick Dempsey – Net worth 2023

Patrick Dempsey has been part of many films and is also a racer. Moreover, he has delivered several hit series. Therefore, Patrick is earning a hefty amount of money.

And, the estimated net worth of Dempsey is $80 million. But, the salary he earns is not revealed yet. Undoubtedly, he is experiencing a lavish life.

Personal life

Patrick Dempsey is already married and has married twice. He married Rochelle Parker, on August 24, 1987. She was his manager, acting coach, and actress. Unfortunately, the couple divorced on April 26, 1994, and she passed away in 2014.

Later, he married Jillian Fink on July 31, 1999. They are blessed with 3 children Talula, Sullivan, and Darby. And, the duo decided to split and divorced on November 12, 2016.

Patrick Dempsey

Caption: Patrick with his children. Source(Instagram)


Patrick Dempsey dropped high school as he was interested in acting. Eventually, he segued into the theater and played several roles. He banged the lead role in Brighton Beach Memoirs. And, also was featured in The Subject was Roses in New York City.

Moreover, he was cast in Heaven Help Us, Can’t Buy Me Love, and Loverboy. Therefore, he became a teen heartthrob during the late 1980s. In the 1990s, he made his debut in television. He landed in several recurring roles on sitcoms and drama series.

Patrick Dempsey

Caption: Patrick’s film poster. Source(Amazon)

He was nominated for Emmy Awards for Once & Again. Patrick was started in HBO’s acclaimed Iron Jawed Angels, in 2004. Similarly, it also featured Anjelica Huston and Hilary Swank. Thus, in 2005, he played the role of Dr. McDreamy in McDreamy.

It was a hit medical drama of Grey’s Anatomy. He has earned a Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance. And, also a People’s Choice award. In 2007, he started in Enhanced.

He played the role of a loser who falls for a princess. Likewise, Patrick Dempsey is also a racer. He has maintained an extensive sports and vintage car collection.

He has participated in 24 Hours of Le Mans, and Rolex 24 at the Daytona sports car race. Currently, Dempsey Racing is owned by Patrick Dempsey.

Likewise, he participated in a Team Seattle Advance Engineering Ferrari F 430. In 2011, he announced he would race the Rolex 24 at Daytona.


Patrick Dempsey is a renowned actor and racer. Patrick has started away from the rumors and controversies. Therefore, personal and professional life is managed well. It seems like Patrick is living peacefully without harming others.

Patrick Dempsey – Body measurement

Patrick is tall, handsome, and good-looking. Patrick stands 5 feet 10.5 inches tall (179cm/ 1.79m). And, Patrick weighs around 77kg (170 lbs).

Additionally, his chest size is 39 inches and his waist is 32 inches. Similarly, Dempsey has dark brown hair color and green eyes color.

Patrick Dempsey – Social media

Patrick is active on different social media platforms. He has an Instagram account named @PatrickDempsey. As of now, Patrick has gained 6.4 million followers. Likewise, on his Facebook account, he has 3.7 million followers.

In December 2011, he joined Twitter with an account named @PatrickDempsey. Currently, he has gained 1.5 million followers. In addition, Patrick is seen posting photos of himself, his children, and his friends.