Darby Galen Dempsey rose to prominence after the birth of his twin brother Sullivan Patrick Dempsey. The boys drew media attention due to their father Patrick Dempsey’s popularity as Grey’s Anatomy neurosurgeon Derek “McDreamy” Shepherd.
Age of Darby Galen Dempsey
Patrick Dempsey’s (father) and Jillian Fink’s (mother) son, born on February 1, 2007, along with twin brother Sullivan Patrick Dempsey. His birthplace is Malibu, California, and he was born under the sign of Aquarius.
Darby will be of white ethnicity and of American nationality. He also has an older sister, Talula Fyfe Dempsey, who was born on February 20, 2002. Darby may attend a private school, but no specifics are provided.
His Parents’ Relationship Status
According to reports, Darby’s parents met in the early 1990s at a hair salon where Jillian Fink worked as a celebrity hairstylist and makeup artist. Then his father had a quick trim schedule and met with his mother briefly. After three years of interaction following her divorce, Patrick asked her out.
After dating for three months, his parents married on July 31, 1999, at Patrick’s family farmhouse in Maine. The couple then became parents to three children. In January 2015, his mother Jillian filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences. According to her document, she was seen filing for joint custody as well as child support.
Her parents had disagreements at the time, but they worked together to resolve the issue. After nearly a year, his parents called off their divorce and publicly came out as a couple in November 2016. After the darkest years, his father and mother began a new beginning. The two are working together to restore faith, love, and trust.
Net Worth of Darby Galen Dempsey
Darby Galen Dempsey, the celebrity son, enjoys his father’s substantial net worth. As a result, his father, Patrick Dempsey, has an estimated net worth of $80 million.
He was paid $350,000 per episode of Grey’s Anatomy. He earned around $8 million per season by appearing in 244 episodes of “Grey’s Anatomy.”
In 2006, his father Patrick and mother Jillian paid $3.1 million for a home in Bel Air. However, in 2009, the couple sold it for $2.571 million. In 2009, his parents paid $7 million for a home in the hills above Malibu’s Zuma Beach.
Darby’s parents sold the house to billionaire Sid Bass for $15 million in 2015 after renovating it. In 2014, the couple paid $1.925 million for a home in the Venice Beach area. They paid $6.4 million for a 4,415-square-foot mansion in Malibu in 2016.
His Father’s Racing Experience
Darby Galen Dempsey recalls a memorable race with his father Patrick. Apart from acting, his father Patrick is a racing enthusiast.
In an interview with People, he also shared his memorial moment of taking his sons to the racetrack.
Darby Galen Dempsey’s Father’s career
Darby’s father, Patrick Galen Dempsey, is a well-known actor and race car, driver. In Grey’s Anatomy, he rose to prominence as neurosurgeon Derek “McDreamy” Shepherd. Patrick rose to prominence as an actor in the 1980s, appearing in films such as Can’t Buy Me Love in 1987 and Loverboy in 1989.
Then he mostly appeared in minor film roles, such as Outbreak in 1995. Then, in 2002, he landed the lead role in Sweet Home Alabama, a surprise box office hit. Since 2002, he has appeared in numerous films, including Brother Bear 2 in 2006, Enchanted in 2007, Made of Honor in 2008, Valentine’s Day in 2010, Flypaper in 2011, Transformers: Dark of the Moon in 2011, Bridget Jones’ Baby in 2016, and many more. In his spare time, he enjoys maintaining a sports car and vintage car collection.