An American actor, Dennis Quaid is currently relationship with model Santa Auzina since 2016. He was born to parents of Juanita B. "Nita" Quaid, a real estate agent, and William Rudy Quaid, an electrician. Dennis attended Pershing Jr. High School in Houston, Texas. He started to gain notice when he appeared in Breaking Away and earned strong reviews for his role in "The Right Stuff". Quaid is also a musician, and plays with his band, "The Sharks".
Dennis Quaid was previously married to P. J. Soles from 1978 to 1983, Meg Ryan from 1991 to 2001 and Kimberly Buffington from 2004 to 2016. He was also engaged to actress Lea Thompson (1984 - 1987). Dennis Quaid also dated very shortly actress Anna Poche, Cynthia Garrett, Shanna Moakler and Andie MacDowell. He is the father of two sons named Jack and Thomas and a daughter named Zoe.
Early Life Of Dennis Quaid
Dennis Quaid was born on 9th April 1954, in Houston, Texas. His parents are Juanita Quaid and William Quaid. Quaid’s mother worked as a real estate agent, and his father was an electrician.
Quaid has one sibling, an older brother named Randy Quaid, who is also an actor and is best known for his role in Independence Day. Quaid went to study at the University of Houston but would drop out to move to Hollywood and try to make a living as an actor.
Dennis Quaid's Career
Dennis Quaid made his debut with the film Crazy Mama (1975) playing the role of Bellhop. However, he first gained widespread attention in the 1980s.
Some of his notable credits include Breaking Away (1979), The Right Stuff (1983), Wyatt Earp (1994), The Parent Trap (1998), Frequency (2000), The Rookie (2002), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Vantage Point (2008), Footloose (2011), and Soul Surfer (2011).
For his role in Far from Heaven (2002), Dennis won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor among other accolades.
Dennis Quaid's Personal Life
Quaid has been married three times and has three children. Quaid married his first wife, an actress named P. J. Soles, on 25th November 1978. The couple divorced in 1983.
The actor then fell in love with actress Meg Ryan while filming D.O.A. The duo tied the knot on 14 February 1991. They welcomed a son named Jack Henry a year after on 24 April 1992.
Quaid and Ryan filed for divorce in June 2000 citing irreconcilable differences, and it was finalized in July 2001.
Quaid, 64, married the real state agent, Kimberly Buffington on 4 July 2004 at his ranch in Paradise Valley, Montana. They welcomed fraternal twins, Thomas Boone and Zoe Grace three years later via surrogacy on 8 November 2007.
Buffington filed for divorce in March 2012 stating that the marriage had "become insupportable because of discord or conflict of personalities".
With repeated ups and downs, the pair filed for divorce the second time in 2016. Sources say that Buffington will receive $2 million as full payment and $13,750 a month for child support. The amount may go up if the star makes more than $1.3 million a year.
The couple officially divorced in 2018 with joint physical custody. The estranged couple will split the sale price of their family home while the actor will keep their home in Texas.
Quaid is keeping most of the cars a Land Rover, Mercedes, and Honda while his ex-wife will keep the 2014 Mercedes.
Meanwhile, Quaid is dating model Santa Auzina since 2016. Santa and Dennis made their red carpet debut as a pair in October 2016, at the MIPCOM opening party in Cannes.
Dennis Quaid's Net Worth
Dennis Quaid's net worth is estimated to be $40 million. His source of income includes his salary and earnings from his career as an actor. His notable movies I Can Only Imagine, A Dog's Purpose, Footloose, and G. I, Joe: The Rise of Cobra made gross collections of $83 million, $64 million, $51 million, and $150 million, respectively.
Dennis Quaid Affairs
Affair with Lea Thompson
He was also engaged to actress Lea Thompson in the year 1984 but the couple ended their engagement in the year of 1987 for unknown reason.
Affair with Anna Poche
Dennis Quaid was also dated very shortly to actress Anna Poche in 2007 but the couple broke up their relationship later for unknown reason.
Affair with Cynthia Garrett
He also linked with Cynthia Garrett in 2002 but they broke up their relationship later for unknown reason.
Affair with Shanna Moakler
He has also linked with actress Shanna Moakler in 2001 but they did not continue their relationship and they separated later.
Affair with Andie MacDowell
He dated to actress Andie MacDowell in 2001 but the couple ended relationship later fo the r unknown reason.
Affair with Santa Auzina
Dennis Quaid is currently relationship with model Santa Auzina since 2016. The couple seems to be very happy wth each other so no signs of separation.