Teen Choice Awards nominated American actor, Scott Foley is also a director. He made his acting debut in 1995 from the TV series, Sweet Valley High. As of now, Foley is popularly known for his roles in the TV series and movies, The Unit, Felicity, Scandal and Scream 3. In 2013, he made his directional debut from the movie, Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife. Foley married twice. His first wife was Jennifer Garner, and following the divorce with her, he married Marika Dominczyk. He has three children with his second wife.
Early Life And Education Of Scott Foley
Scott Foley was born Scott Kellerman Foley on 15th July 1972 in Kansas City, Kansas under the birth sign Cancer. Foley is American by nationality and ethnicity wise he's Mixed(Irish, English German and Scottish descent). He is the eldest among the three children of Connie and Hugh Foley (international banker). His two siblings are Chris Foley and Sean Foley.
As his father was an international banker, the family often traveled and lived in many places including Japan and Australia. At the age of 15, he along with his family settled in St. Louis Missouri. While Foley was a teenager, his mother passed away due to ovarian cancer.
He was a student at Ladue High School and later graduated from Clayton High School.
Scott Foley's Career
Scott Foley made his on-screen acting debut in 1995 from the comedy-drama series, Sweet Valley High. He worked in a number of series like Step by Step, Dawson's Creek, and Felicity among which he gained fame for his role as Noel Carne in the latter series. In 2000 he landed his first big-screen role in Scream 3 by Wes Craven. For his role in the movie as a villain, he won a nomination for Teen Choice Awards.
Following his stardom, Foley appeared in many TV series, and movies including True Blood, Undateable, Goldie & Bear, Cougar Town, The Last Templar, Stealing Time, Below and Mr. Maple Leaf among others.
Scott Foley with his Wife Marika Dominczyk
He is recognized for his roles in the following series:
1. Felicity (1998-2002)
- Cast Members = Keri Russell, Scott Speedman, Amy Jo Johnson, Greg Grunberg, and Amanda Foreman among others.
- IMDB rating = 6.8.
2. The Unit (2006-2009)
- Cast Members = Dennis Haysbert, Max Martini, Robert Patrick, Andrey Marie Anderson, and Abby Brammell among others.
- IMDB rating = 8.1.
3. Scandal (2012)
- Cast Members = Kerry Washington, Tony Goldwyn, Katie Lowes, Bellamy Young, and Darby Stanchfield among others.
- IMDB rating = 7.8.
Foley also starred in the TV series, Scrubs in 2002 with Zach Braff, Sarah Chalke, Donald Faison, John C. McGinley, Neil Flynn, and Judy Reyes among others. In 2010, he acted in Grey's Anatomy with Ellen Pompeo, Patrick Dempsey, Justin Chambers, Sandra Oh and Chandra Wilson among others. He was nominated for People's Choice Awards for his role in Scandal.
In 2017, Foley worked in a TV film, Final Vision and a movie, Naked by Michael Tiddes. s been also nominated for People’s Choice Awards for his role in the TV series, Scandal.
Foley has also appeared in stage plays, The Violet Hour at Biltmore Theater and The Cherry Orchard at Atlantic Theater Company.
In 2013, Foley made his directional debut from the American black comedy film, Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife.
Scott Foley's Net Worth
Scott Foley has an estimated net worth of $5 million. Foley’s first movie, Scream 3 made $161.8 million at the box office. The movie was made with the budget of $161.8 million and was rated 5.5 by IMDb.
Kerry Washinton being the main cast of the TV series, Scandal earns $80k per episode. Foley, however, appeared as a recurring character in the series, earning a six-figure pay cheque but of less amount.
Scott Foley's Personal Life
Scott Foley is a married man. Foley tied the knot with his girlfriend, Marika Dominczyk on 5th June 2007 in Hawaii. She is a Polish American actress best known for her role in Grey’s Anatomy. The couple got married after dating for almost four years. After the marriage, he became the brother-in-law of actress Dagmara Dominczyk, Patrick Wilson's wife.
The couple shares three children, Keller Aleksander Foley, Malina Jean Foley, and Konrad Foley. The couple is still together with no rumors about divorce and extramarital affairs.
View this post on Instagram
Prior to this, Foley married Jennifer Garner on 19th October 2000 after meeting her on the sets of Felicity. They officially divorced in 2004 after Garner filed for a divorce in 2003.
In the video below, Scott Foley talks about his marriage proposal: