Dennis Quaid Biography, Career, Age, Height, Affairs & Net Worth

Dennis Quaid Biography

Dennis Quaid was born on April 9, 1954, in Houston, Texas, U.S. He is an American actor. His full name is Dennis William Quaid. Similarly, he is widely recognized for his performances in a wide variety of films such as Innerspace (1987), The Parent Trap (1998), Far from Heaven (2002), Intruder (2019), among others.

Age, Height, Weight & Measurements

As per his birth date, he is 67 years old as of 2021. He stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches and weighs around 80 KG. Additionally, he has blue eyes and has salt and pepper-colored hair because of aging.

Relationship Status

The actor is currently in a marital relationship with Laura Savoie as they tied the knot in June 2020. He was previously married 3 times as his first marriage was with actress P. J. Soles from 1978 to 1983. He exchanged vows with actress Meg Ryan in February 1991 and also welcomed a son named Jack Henry Quaid in 1992. They separated in 2000. Quaid then had a brief affair with model Shanna Moakler in 2001.

His third marriage was with Kimberly Buffington as they married in July 2004, welcoming fraternal twins in 2007, and divorced in 2012. The actor also dated model Santa Auzina from 2016 to 2019 before her marriage with Laura Savoie.


Regarding his family, his father’s name is William Rudy Quaid whereas his mother’s name is Juanita B. “Nita” Quaid. In addition, he has an older brother named Randy Quaid.

Education, School/College University

Addressing his educational profile, he attended Paul W. Horn Elementary School in Bellaire, Pershing Middle School in Houston, and Bellaire High School. He also studied at the University of Houston but dropped out to pursue his career in acting.


Dennis Quaid made his professional film debut in the film I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1977) and his TV debut in an episode of  Baretta the same year. Similarly, he started gaining recognition for starring as Gordon Cooper in The Right Stuff (1983) and starred in The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia (1981), Jaws 3-D (1983), Dreamscape (1984), Enemy Mine (1985), Innerspace (1987) and The Big Easy (1987), and Great Balls of Fire! (1989). However, he paused his acting career for a while in the early 1990s when he fought anorexia nervosa and cocaine addiction. But he regained success starring in films such as Dragonheart (1996), The Parent Trap (1998), Frequency (2000), Traffic (2000), The Rookie (2002), Far from Heaven (2002), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), among others. , Vantage Point (2008), Footloose (2011), Soul Surfer (2011), and The Intruder (2019).

Dennis Quaid Biography
Dennis Quaid Biography

Likewise, his other notable film works include Vantage Point (2008), Footloose (2011), Soul Surfer (2011), and The Intruder (2019). Besides, on TV, he portrayed Samuel Brukner in the series The Art of More from 2015 to 2016.

Dennis Quaid’s Social Media

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Dennis Quaid’s Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no known controversies about Dennis Quaid.

Net Worth

What is the earning of Dennis Quaid? How much is his net worth and How rich is he in 2021? He has accumulated a huge amount of net worth of $ 45 million, which he has earned from his successful acting career.


  • Full Name: Dennis William Quaid
  • Profession: Actor
  • Age: 67
  • Date of Birth: April 9, 1954
  • Birth Place: Houston, Texas, U.S.
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Nationality: American
  • Height: 6 feet 0 inches
  • Weight: 80 KG
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: Salt & pepper
  • School: Paul W. Horn Elementary School in Bellaire, Pershing Middle School in Houston, and Bellaire High School
  • College/University: University of Houston
  • Father: William Rudy Quaid
  • Mother: Juanita B. “Nita” Quaid
  • Sibling: Randy Quaid (Older Brother)
  • Net Worth 2021:  $ 45 million
  • Source of Income: Acting