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Jason Gedrick Biography

Updated On 02 Oct, 2019 Published On 02 Oct, 2019
Jason Gedrick

Facts of Jason Gedrick

Date of Birth :
Age : 59 years old
Family Name : Gedrick
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Aquarius
Height : 5 Feet 11 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Jason Gedrick

What is Jason Gedrick marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Jason Gedrick have ? (name): 3 Children
Is Jason Gedrick having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Jason Gedrick Gay ? No

From a young boy who dreamt become an actor to one of the renowned names in Hollywood, Jason Gedrick's career has been nothing but extraordinary. The actor is famous for his portrayals in 'Murder One' and 'Boomtown.'

"Bosch" Star's Relationship Status

Jason Gedrick is single as he is neither married nor in a relationship with anyone at the time being. There also appears no rumors of his romance with anyone at present.

Jason Gedrick is not in chemistry with anyone and is single. SOURCE: Zimbio

Barely active on social media, Jason prefers to relish time in real life and not in the virtual world. However, because of his absence on social media, the actor's personal life is a mystery to all.

It is almost sure that the star is single right now though he was a married man in the past which many might already know. Well then, who was his other half? How long were they in commitment? Did they share any kids? Find out all in the following!

Wedded In The Past

The "Iron Eagle" actor was in espousal life with a non-celeb, Dana Lavas. The two tied the knot in the presence of their families, friends, and relatives in 1989.

Jason Gedrick with his ex-wife Dana Lavas. SOURCE: Famousfix

During the time of their marriage, his wife gave birth to three sons, Jian Gedrick (Born in 1991), Garett Gedrick (Born in 1994), and youngest Ty Gedrick (Born in 1995). However, after only two years of the birth of their youngest kid, Gedrick divorced with his partner in 1997. They lived as husband and wife for only eight years.

Since his separation, the 1.80 meters tall man has not been in any relationship with anyone.

Bond With Children After Divorce 

After the divorce, the actor and his estranged spouse Dana received 50-50 custody of their children. Gedrick, himself suffered as a child due to the separation of his parents when he was only 8 years old and knows what it feels to live in that spot.

Therefore, in order to not let his kids feel that way, and to make sure the kids go to the same school and remain close to their old friends, the actor lived nearby in suburban Los Angeles.

Actor Jason Gedrick with his children. SOURCE: Getty Images

Jason told that when he isn't working he along with his children, has a 'week-on, week-off arrangements'. As for his relationship with his kids, there is no reason to worry.

On that he said:

"We have plenty of time together, there is no race to get things done. We just enjoy each other´s company. I look forward to making their pancakes and right now I´m doing a load of laundry."

The American actor, however, was initially worried that his children would undergo the same experience which he and his brother and sister had to go through. But thankfully, everything went well for him and he can now breath a deep sigh of relief. 

Earned Fortune From His Acting Career

Jason enjoys a net worth of $1.5 million from his prosperous career in the acting field. On average, the actor in the US earns $39.84 per hour and about $50,235 in a year. 

The Chicago born man played one of the main casts of Neil Avedon, in season one series of "Murder One." In the legal drama television series, he played alongside actors Theodore Hoffman, Annie Hoffman, Justine Appleton, Neil Avedon.

Check out the clip of Jason Gedrick's movie, "Iron Eagle" (1986)!

As for the big screen, Gedrick portrayed the role of Doug Masters in the 1986 American-Canadian action movie "Iron Eagle." Similarly, he played with Louis Gossett Jr., David Suchet, Larry B. Scott, and Caroline Lagerfelt.

The "Backdraft" star once lived in Los Angeles, California. The average price of a house in Los Angeles is $849,000, so, his former home had to be somewhere close to that price range. Currently, Jason lives in Santa Barbara, California.

Interesting Things About The Murder One Star

  • Jason Gedrick is one of three children of his polish descent parents.
  • He was inspired into acting after watching the play, "Annie" when he was ten years old.
  • He has dyslexia which forced him to drop out after his freshman year at Drake University.
  • Before his acting career, the actor also worked as a chef at a restaurant.
  • His first acting stint was in the 1983 movie "Bad Boys."
  • Jason returned in an uncredited role as ace pilot Doug Masters in "Iron Eagle"'s sequel "Iron Eagle II" starring actor Titus Welliver
  • Recently, he appeared in an episode of "Lethal Weapon" where he played alongside Damon Wayans, Clayne Crawford, Jordana Brewster.

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Jason Gedrick Married

First Marriage with Dana Lavas

Jason Gedrick was married to his former wife Dana Lavas. The duo tied the knot in 1989.

Jason Gedrick Children

SON : Jian Gedrick

Mother: Dana Lavas

Jian Gedrick is the son of Jason Gedrick and Dana Lavas. He was born in 1991.

SON : Garett Gedrick

Mother: Dana Lavas

Garett Gedrick is the son of celebrity father Jason Gedrick and mother Dana Lavas. He was born in 1994.

SON : Ty Gedrick

Mother: Dana Lavas

Ty Gedrick is the son of American actor Jason Gedrick and Dana Lavas. He was born in 1995.

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