Patrick Dempsey Net Worth: Patrick Galen Dempsey is an American actor who is best known for playing the role of Dr. Derek Shepherd in the famous television series Grey’s Anatomy as well as appearances in films like Enchanted and Made of Honor. As of 2016, Dempsey has an estimated net worth of $40 million.
Dempsey was born on January 13, 1966, in Lewiston, Maine. He attended St. Dominic Regional High School where he was an active participant in juggling competitions. In his early years, Dempsey played in the stage production of Torch Song Trilogy. He went on to appear in his first ever feature film which was called The Mood. The film which was about World War II was shot when Dempsey was only 21 years old.
Upon his impressive performances, he went on to play a significant role in the comedy classic Meatballs III: Summer Job in 1987. That same year, he went on to have roles in films like Can’t Buy Me Love and Some Girls the following year. These were followed by lead roles for Dempsey in the films Loverboy and Happy Together in 1989 which received positive reviews and the performance of Dempsey was critically acclaimed.
After a short stint in the casting of The Player and About A Boy. After that, he went on to have his first television role called Will & Grace. After that in 2001, his performance as Aaron Brooks on Once & Again received an Emmy nomination in 2001 as Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series. He also had a role in the series JFK: Reckless Youth as well as Scream 3. His popularity, as well as the amount of cash flow, started to drastically increase from 2007. He started to feature in big budget films starting from Enchanted and then had a role in Freedom Writers.
Patrick Dempsey Net Worth in years:
|Patrick Dempsey Net Worth in 2012||$17 million|
|Patrick Dempsey Net Worth in 2013||$23 million|
|Patrick Dempsey Net Worth in 2014||$28 million|
|Patrick Dempsey Net Worth in 2015||$32 million|
|Patrick Dempsey Net Worth in 2016||$40 million|
He went on to voice a character called Brother Bear 2. He got a lot of praise for his performance in the film Made of Honor. This was followed by another romantic film called Valentine’s Day that was released in 2010. Then, the next year he got a role in the super hit film Transformers: Dark of the Moon for which he got a lot of attention to. He also went on to star the romantic comedy Wonderful Tonight in 2013.
But, the role that he has gained the most fame from is his role as the neurosurgeon Dr. Derek Shepherd (McDreamy) in the drama Grey’s Anatomy. The television series has become a global hit and a Dempsey became a fan favorite for his role in the series as the love interest of the main character Meredith Grey. He has also earned a significant amount of money through the series and was involved in the series till its season 11 where he would die in an accident. Through the show, he was ranked number one on the list of “TV’s Sexiest Men of 2011”. Dempsey, who is known for his looks is also the face for top brands like L’Oreal and Versace.