Dennis Quaid is an American actor who is well known for appearing in different comedic and dramatic movies. Dennis is a household name for lovers of comedy movies and television series as he has been in this field for more than three decades now. His love and passion for what he does is what has kept him relevant to date.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Dennis Quaid Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
- 9 Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Dennis was born Dennis William Quaid on 9 April 1954. He was born in Houston, Texas, in the United States. He is the son of William Rudy Quaid, who was an electrician and Juanita B. “Nita,” Quaid, who was a real estate agent. Quaid has Irish, Scots-Irish, English, and Cajun (French) ancestry.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Dennis William Quaid|
|Age:||66 years old|
|Birth Date:||9 April 1954|
|Birth Place:||Houston, Texas, US|
|Parents:||Juanita B. “Nita” Quaid and William Rudy Quaid|
|Spouse:||Kimberly Quaid (m. 2004–2018), Meg Ryan (m. 1991–2001), P. J. Soles (m. 1978–1983)|
|Children:||Jack Henry Quaid, Zoe Grace and Thomas Boone|
|Height:||5 ft 11 inches|
|Profession:||Actor, Producer, Director, Singer, and writer|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$40 million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Dennis Quaid has been around for six decades plus as he is 66 years old, since he was born on 9 April 1954. Dennis Quaid’s body measurement has not been revealed to the public. However, we know that he is 5 ft 11 inches tall, and his body weight is 86 kg.
Education, School/College University
Although Dennis was born in Houston, Texas, he was brought up in Bellaire together with his brother. Dennis went to Paul W. Horny Elementary School, which is located in Bellaire. After clearing from elementary school, he joined Pershing Middle School and later enrolled in Bellaire High School, where he studied Mandarin and dance.
He continued his Mandarin studies and dancing after joining the University of Houston.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
Dennis is the last born son of Juanita B. “Nita” Quaid (mother) and William Rudy Quaid (father). He is the younger brother Randy Quaid who is also an actor. Dennis is a White American and was brought up in the Baptist faith and therefore holds his spirituality in high regard. However, he is not very active in politics, but he is a registered member of Independent and has voted for candidates from both Democratic and Independent parties.
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Dennis Quaid is currently single. He has been married and divorced three times. His first marriage was between him and actress P.J Soles, and their wedding was held on 25th November 1978. Their marriage, however, lasted for only five years as the divorced in 1983.
On 14th February 1991, he got married to actress Meg Ryan, and they had their first born (a son), who is known as Jack Henry Quaid on 24th April 1992. However, they officially announced their separation on 28th June 2000 and finalized their divorce process on 16th July 2001.
Three years later, he married Kimberly Buffington (a real-estate agent in Texas) on 4th July 2004. The couple has fraternal twins Zoe Grace and Thomas Boone, who was born through a surrogate mother on 8th November 2007. The twins were born in Santa Monica, California. The couple, however, divorced on 27th April 2018.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Divorced|
|When did he get married? (married date):||4th July 2004|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||N/A|
|Is Dennis Quaid Gay?||No|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||Kimberly Quaid (m. 2004–2018), Meg Ryan (m. 1991–2001), P. J. Soles (m. 1978–1983)|
|Kids:||Jack Henry Quaid, Zoe Grace and Thomas Boone|
Professional Life and Career
Dennis started his acting career at a very young age. He learnt acting from his elder brother Randy. It was a bit hard for him to get a job as an actor. However, his star shone brightly when he was featured in Breaking Away in 1979. In 1983, he appeared in The Right Stuff, where he played the role of astronaut Gordon Cooper.
Quaid is best known for different roles he has played in comic and dramatic movies and television series like; The Night The Lights Went Out in Georgia, The Big Easy, Great Balls of Fire, among many others.
He has appeared in a number of movies in the recent, which include; The Flight Of The Phoenix, Far From Heaven, The Rookie, among others.
Awards & Nominations
In his career as an actor, Dennis has garnered over ten awards and nominations. Some of these awards include; Best Lead Actor on Valladolid International Film Festival in 1987, Gold Derby Awards in 2003, Best supporting actor on Online Film Critics Society in 2003, among others.
Dennis Quaid Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
As of July 2020, Dennis has managed to garner a net worth of $40 million in his career as an actor. Although he is also involved in music, movie production, and many other income-generating activities, his main source of income is acting.
Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
Although he has never come out clear, it is reported that Dennis was once abusing cocaine. He, however, says he stopped after seeing it was going to kill him before his time.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
His Facebook page has around 8,356 fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 1,005 followers. On Instagram account, he has around 1,928 followers, while on YouTube, Dennis Quaid has around 9,000 subscribers.
After his children were accidentally given the wrong dosage of drugs, he has become an advocate of patients’ rights. He has challenged drug manufacturers to put a notable distinction between adult and children drugs.