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Derek Mears Biography

Updated On 09 Nov, 2017 Published On 08 Nov, 2017
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Facts of Derek Mears

Date of Birth :
Age : 48 years old
Family Name : Mears
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Taurus
Height : 6 Feet 5 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Derek Mears

What is Derek Mears marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Derek Mears have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Derek Mears having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Derek Mears Gay ? No

Derek Mears was born on April 29, 1972, in Bakersfield, California, U.S. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. His birth sign is Taurus. Mears completed his graduation from Highland High School in Bakersfield. He used to perform improv comedy at ComedySportz before entering into the entertainment field.

Early Life

Derek Mears was born on April 29, 1972, in Bakersfield, California, U.S. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. His birth sign is Taurus.

Mears completed his graduation from Highland High School in Bakersfield. He used to perform improv comedy at ComedySportz before entering into the entertainment field.

Career

Derek Mears is active in the industry since 1995, he had performed minor roles in various TV shows and movies including; The Tick, ER, Alias, Nash Bridges, Men in Black II, The Shield, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, CSI: Miami, Community, and The Hills Have Eyes 2.

He got his first major role in 2009 American slasher film, Friday the 13th where he played the main character of Jason Voorhees. His breakthrough performance helped him to gain his first nomination at "MTV Movie Award" in the category for "Best Villain". 

Mears also provides stunt in the two series of Pirates of the CaribbeanIndiana Jones and The Kingdom of the Crystal SkullBlades of GloryAngel and Bones. He has appeared in 34 shows and movies including both minor and pivotal role. 

Personal Life

Mears, 45 is possibly single at present but previously he was married to actress Jennifer Flack. The duo tied the knot in 2008 at an intimate ceremony which was held in the presence of their closed ones.

The pair was struggling with their married life after a short time of their nuptials and as a result, they had divorced after four years of marriage in 2012 in a mutual understanding. They hadn't any children. As per some online sources, currently, he is enjoying his singlehood and resides in New York.

Net Worth

Friday the 13th fame actor, Derek Mears stands at the height of 6 feet 5 inches tall (1.96m). He was active in the film industry for last 22 years and during his journey, he was featured in several movies and TV shows which helps to add a sum to his total net worth.

Derek has an estimated net worth around $3.5 million. His 2009 movie, Friday the 13th which was made under the budget of $17 million has earned the worldwide collection of more than $90 million. Many of his movies are a blockbuster hit at box office. 

In 2011, he worked as a stuntman in the franchise of Pirates of the Carribean: On Stranger Tides which was the biggest hit of that year with a total collection of $1.045 billion.

 

Derek Mears Married

First Marriage with Jennifer Flack

Jennifer Flack is an American actress and writer best known for her work on Natural Insemination (2015) and Community College Chronicles (2009).

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