About Eric Dane

Eric Dane is an actor from the United States who gained a lot of public attention and fame after his performance in the hit medical television drama series called Grey’s Anatomy, where he portrayed the fictional character named Dr. Mark Everett Sloan. He has also appeared in various films, but he is more famous in the television series and is currently starring in Euphoria’s hit series.

Quick Info
Full NameEric Dane
Date of Birth9th November ,1972
Birth PlaceCalifornia, San Francisco
ParentsWilliam Melvin(father).Leah Dane(mother)
WifeRebecca Gayheart
(m.2004, div.2018)
DaughterBillie Beatrice Dane and Georgia Geraldine Dane.
Net Worth7 million dollars

Early life

In California, San Francisco, Eric Dane was born on 9th November of 1972. He is the son of William Melvin, an interior designer, and Leah Dane, a homemaker. Dane grew up with his younger brother raised by their single mother after his father’s death due to a gunshot wound when he was 7 years old.

Dane was raised in a Jewish family. He completed his high school at San Mateo High School in 1980 after getting transferred from Sequoia High School. During high school, Dane was highly active in sports and games. He was also a member of the water polo team. He never thought of getting into acting until he appeared in the play called All My Sons, which was performed in school. Then he decided to pursue acting professionally.

Eric DaneCareer


Eric Dane transitioned into an acting career in 1999 only after making his appearance in different television series. He made his film debut in the film The Basket, where he played a small role as Tom Emery. He then went onto appearing small roles in the film Sol Goode in 2003, Feast in 2005.

In 2006, he landed the role of Jamie Madrox in the superhero hit film X-Men: The Last Stand. The same year, he starred in the film Open Water 2: Adrift as Dan. Then he played the supporting role in the romantic film Marley & Me in 2008, Valentine’s Day, and Burlesque in 2010. In 2017, he starred in the John Shea’s film Grey Lady as Doyle.



Eric Dane is mostly known for his television roles. He made his acting debut by appearing in an American television sitcom called Saved by the Bell in 1991. In the series, he portrayed the role of Tad Pogue. The following year, he made his appearance in an episode of Renegade as Jimmy. He then portrayed Brett’s character in an episode called “Nose” of The Wonder Years in 1993. He next appeared in the sitcom Married… with Children as Oliver Cole in 1995. The same year, he made his appearance in the tv film Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story as Matt. He also appeared in another tv film called Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story as Nick in 1996.

In 2006, he got the starring role in the tv film Wedding Wars as Ben Grandy. Then he made his breakthrough by appearing in the medical drama series called Grey’s Anatomy the same year. He won his first-ever Satellite Award for Best Cast – Television Series Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2007.

In 2014, he received the main role as Tom Chandler in the American action-drama tv series called The Last Ship. He played the main role in all of its seasons. In 2019, he was cast for another main role in the American teen drama series called Euphoria as Cal Jacobs.

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Personal life


Eric Dane has dated several women in the past. In fact, he is a divorced man. He was committed to the American fashion model and actress named Rebecca Gayheart at the end of 2004. She gave birth to his first daughter on 3rd March 2010 and is named Billie Beatrice Dane and again gave birth to another daughter on 28th December of 2011 and named her Georgia Geraldine Dane. They got divorced in 2018. Dane has also dated actress Lara Flynn Boyle and Alyssa Milano in the past.

Social media:

Eric Dane is active in social media and has over 2.3 million followers. He is also active on Twitter, having over 255 thousand followers. He can be connected through @realericdane in both of his accounts. His social media account is a good place to search through his work and coming projects. He has a Facebook account, but he doesn’t seem much action in it, but he has over 181 thousand people following him.


In the past, Eric Dane was a drug addict and even made quite a controversy after his video of taking drugs and getting naked with his wife got leaked on social media. He was addicted to a pain killer, and he had to visit rehab for his treatment.


Physical statistics & others

Eric Dane is 48 years old as of 2020, and he is physically fit, healthy and active in his work as ever. Having an athletic body, he has a height of 6 feet and 1 inch with a bodyweight of about 89 kg. He possesses a chest size of 43 inches, biceps of 16 inches, and a waist of about 33 inches. His tattoo on the left arm and the bird’s tattoo on the chest adds attraction to his body. Thanks to his personal trainer and his healthy lifestyle and workout, he gives off more handsome and sexy vibes the older he gets.

Dane has blue eyes and unique hair of salt and pepper color. He has mixed ethnicity as he came from Russian, Jewish, German, Finnish, Austrian, and English ancestry. He has an American nationality, and his birth sign is Scorpio. His sexual orientation is straight.

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Net worth

Eric Dane’s net worth as of 2020 is estimated to be around 7 million dollars. He earns his millions per episode basis from every television series he appears on, and one must say he is quite successful in his work. At this rate, his net worth will surely increase in the coming days or years. He also earns a little extra from various commercials from brand endorsements.