Dennis Quaid Age, Wiki, Bio, Net Worth, Family


Dennis Quaid is an American actor who has starred in films such as Breaking Away (1979), The Right Stuff (1983), and The Big Easy (1986). He has been nominated for two Academy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards.

Dennis Quaid singing live on stage


Full NameDennis William Quaid
Other Names/NicknamesThe Quaidster
Profession(s)Actor, Musician
Date of BirthApril 9, 1954
Age (as of 2023)69
Place of BirthHouston, Texas, USA
Zodiac SignAries
Ancestral BackgroundEnglish, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Cajun (French)

Physical Stats

Height6’0″ (1.83 m)
Weight175 lbs (79 kg)
Body MeasurementsChest: 40 in (102 cm), Waist: 32 in (81 cm), Hips: 34 in (86 cm)
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorSalt and pepper
Dennis Quaid with family and friends

Family & Relationships

ParentsWilliam Rudy Quaid (father), Juanita Bonniedale “Nita” Jordan (mother)
SiblingsRandy Quaid (older brother), Randy Quaid Jr. (younger brother)
AffairsP. J. Soles (1978-1983), Meg Ryan (1987-2001), Kimberly Buffington (2004-present)
RelationshipMarried to Kimberly Buffington since 2004
ChildrenJack Quaid (with Meg Ryan), Thomas Boone Quaid, and Zoe Grace Quaid (with Kimberly Buffington)

Education & Early Life

SchoolingBellaire High School, University of Houston
Early LifeGrew up in Houston, Texas
Early InfluencesJohn Wayne, James Dean


DebutBreaking Away (1979)
Significant WorksThe Right Stuff (1983), The Big Easy (1986), Innerspace (1987), Great Balls of Fire! (1989), Far from Heaven (2002), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), The Perfect Storm (2000)
Awards & Nominations2 Academy Award nominations, 3 Golden Globe nominations
Filmography/DiscographyOver 100 films and television shows
Voice WorkThe Lion King II: Simba’s Pride (1998), Ice Age (2002)
Music VideosLove Bites (So Do I) by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts (1982)
CollaborationsWith many other actors and musicians
DocumentariesThe Right Stuff (1983), Far from Heaven (2002)
Dennis Quaid with Jamey Johnson

Net Worth & Assets

Net Worth$70 million
PropertiesMultiple homes in California and Texas

Trivia & Miscellaneous

Hobbies & InterestsFlying, golf, music
ControversiesNone major
Philanthropy & ActivismSupports many charities, including the American Red Cross and the Make-A-Wish Foundation
Public ImagePositive
Notable InterviewsMany, including with Oprah Winfrey and David Letterman
Quotes“I’m an actor. I’m not a hero.”

Social Media & Online Presence

Instagram Handle@dennisquaid
Twitter Handle@dennisquaid
Facebook Handle@dennisquaidofficial
Dennis Quaid with Chris Lindsey and Aimee

Legacy & Influence

Cultural ReferencesQuaid has been referenced in many films and television shows, including The Simpsons, Family Guy, and Entourage.
MentorshipHas mentored several young actors, including his son, Jack Quaid.
LegacyQuaid is considered one of the most successful actors of his generation. He has starred in many iconic films and has been nominated for numerous awards. His work has inspired and entertained audiences for decades.