Patrick Dempsey Parents: Meet Amanda And William Dempsey


The popular American actor Patrick Dempsey is best known for his part as Dr. Derek Shepherd on the show Grey’s Anatomy. Dempsey is an actor, but he is also a good race car driver and a generous person.

This article details Patrick Dempsey’s folks and other things.

Patrick Dempsey was born in Lewiston, Maine, USA, on January 13, 1966. Amanda was his mother and William was his father. Amanda was a school secretary and William sold insurance.

When Dempsey was young, his parents split up, and he had to move to a nearby town with his mother and two sisters.

When Dempsey was 12, he was told he had dyslexia because he was having trouble in school.

He did, however, find that he loved playing and began to appear in local theatre shows. He went to Buckfield High School and St. Dominic Regional High School, but he quit school when he was 15 to become an actor full-time.

Patrick Dempsey Parents, Siblings & Family

Patrick Dempsey was born in Lewiston, New York. His parents were both American. The parents of Patrick Dempsey are William Allen and Amanda Dempsey. William Allen Dempsey is Patrick Dempsey’s dad.

It was Irish that his father was from. Patrick’s family is multiethnic because they have English and Scottish relatives as well. His father was said to have been an insurance broker.

Patrick Dempsey with his Father
Patrick Dempsey with his Father

The name of Patrick Dempsey’s mum is Amanda Dempsey. The woman also worked for the family. She worked as a librarian in Buckfield. His parents then got a divorce, and he had to move in with her mother.

Patrick was the newest member of the family. He also has two older sisters. The names of his aunts are Mary Dempsey and Alicia Hatten.

Furthermore, he has aunts and a stepbrother called Shane Wray. Mother raised Patrick, his sisters, and his half-brother in Buckfield and Turner.

Patrick Dempsey Career

In the late 1980s, Dempsey moved to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career. He landed his first major role in the 1987 film In the Mood, which was followed by a role in the 1989 comedy Loverboy.

He gained recognition for his role in the 1991 film Mobsters, and in 1993, he starred in the popular romantic comedy film, Can’t Buy Me Love.

The actor continued to act in films and television throughout the 1990s, appearing in movies such as With Honors, Outbreak, and Scream 3.

In 2005, he was cast as Dr. Derek Shepherd in Grey’s Anatomy, which turned out to be his most significant role. Dempsey played the role for 11 seasons until his character’s death in 2015.

Aside from acting, he is also a skilled race car driver. He has competed in various races, including the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Dempsey even founded Dempsey Racing, a professional sports car racing team.

Patrick Dempsey Net Worth


Patrick Dempsey has an estimated net worth of about $85million. He reportedly makes a lot of money from his career as a professional actor and television personality.

Patrick Dempsey Wife

In 1987, he married Rochelle Parker, an actress, director, and the mother of his best friend, whose name is currently not available. She was 26 years older than him. In 1994, the couple got a divorce.

Patrick Dempsey with his Mother
Patrick Dempsey with his Mother

He then tied the knot with Jillian Fink in 1999, and the two of them had twins Sullivan Patrick and Darby Galen in addition to Tallulah Fyfe. In 2015, after a year of separation, the couple filed for divorce. But the following year, they reconnected and are now couples again.

Patrick Dempsey Age

The famous actor Patrick Dempsey is 67 years old as of 2023. She was born on January 13, 1966, in Lewiston, Maine, United States of America

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