Eric Dane Biography

Updated On Feb 18, 2019 Published On Oct 15, 2015
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Date of Birth: 1972 , November-9
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
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Eric Dane is one of the renowned actors from the United States. He is popular in the world for portraying his role in the television series, Grey's Anatomy.

Eric Dane's early life

Eric Dane was from the upper-middle-class family born as Eric William Dane on 9th November 1972 in San Francisco, California, the United States of America to Leah Dane. He is an American and is of white descent. He is also known by his nickname Dr. McSteamy.

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He attended Sequoia Hig School located in Redwood City, California and then joined San Mateo High School, from where Eric Dane graduated.

Eric Dane's career

He began his professional acting career from 1991. Eric Dane has also acted in the series Grey's Anatomy, featuring Justin Chambers.

Eric Dane is well-remembered for playing the role of Multiple Man, in the film X-Men: The Last Stand, where he starred alongside Hugh JackmanPatrick Stewart and Halle Berry.

Eric Dane's married life

Eric Dane is a married man. He has been married to Rebecca Gayheart for more than a decade. Rebecca Gayheart is also one of the famous actresses in the United States. She is popular for her role in Dead Like Me, Vanished and many more.

They got married at the end of 2004. Till now they have been the parents of two children. He was also involved in some kind of controversies when he was seen nude with his wife and as well with Kari Ann Peniche

Eric Dane's net worth

For his role in Marley & Me, his salary was $500,000 and Eric Dane's net worth is rumored to be around $7 million dollars.

His salary from different movies are enlisted below:

  • Open Water 2: Adrift (2006): $150,000
  • X-Men: The Last Stand (2006): $150,000

Eric Dane net worth also includes his $2.4 million houses, located in Beverly Hills, California which the actor bought in the year 2011. He also purchased a home back in 2006 in Los Angeles, California at the price of $1.4 million.

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Born in San Francisco, California

November 9 , 1972

Eric Dane was from the upper middle class family born as Eric William Dane in San Francisco, California, United States of America to Leah Dane. He is an American and is of white descent. He is also known by his nickname Dr. McSteamy.

Married to Rebecca Gayheart

October 29 , 2004

Eric Dane has been married with Rebecca Gayheart for more than a decade. Rebecca Gayheart is also one of the famous actresses in United States. She is popular for her role in Dead Like Me, Vanished and many more. They got married at the end of 2004.

His nude tape was published

2011

Eric Dane was also involved in some kind of controversies when he was seen nude with his wife and as well with Kari Ann Peniche. Kari Ann Peniche is also one of the famous celebrities from United States; in tape all of them were nude. 

First child, Billie Beatrice

March 3 , 2010

Eric Dane became father for her first time in his life in 2010 after being married with his wife, Rebecca Gayheart. The couple announced that they were soon going to be the parents of their first child at the end of 2009. She gave birth to a daughter on 3rd March, 2010. 

Second child, Georgia Geraldine

December 28 , 2011

Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart also welcomed their second child at the end of 2011. Actually that was their second child after being married. She gave birth to her second child, a sweet little baby girl in December, 2011 and they named her Georgia Geraldine. 

Won Satellite Awards

2006

Satellite Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and Eric Dane has also once been honored with this award in 2006. He got his nomination in that award for his role in Grey's Anatomy. He won that award for Best Ensemble, Television. 

Won Screen Actors Guild Awards

2007

Eric Dane has been nominated in Screen Actors Guild Awards twice in his life and that was in 2007 and the following year. In 2007, he got his nomination in this award for portraying his role in Grey's Anatomy. He won this award that year for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble. 

Joined Sequoia High School

1987

Eric Dane received his formal education from Sequoia High School. He stayed there only for two years and then he joined San Mateo High School. He studied there only for a year and was also able to complete his high school education from there. 

Began his acting career

1991

Eric Dane is one of the renowned actors from United States. He is popular in the world for portraying his role in the television series, Grey's Anatomy. He began his professional acting career from 1991. During his early acting days, he used to play small roles in television series.