Who is Patrick Dempsey's wife Jillian and do they have children? Inside the ... trends now
Patrick Dempsey has been crowned People Magazine's 2023 Sexiest Man Alive.
The actor, 57, left viewers of Grey's Anatomy swooning for years with his portrayal of Derek 'McDreamy' Shepherd.
While his on-screen relationship with Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) kept fans gripped for 11 seasons - the leading lady in his real life has been by his side for much longer.
So, who is the actor's wife Jillian Dempsey? When did they tie the knot and how many children do they have?
Let's take a look inside the life of the man dubbed the 'sexiest alive'.
Loyal: On screen we may be used to Patrick Dempsey starring with Ellen Pompeo but Jillian Dempsey has played the real life role of adoring wife for 24 years (pictured in August)
Crowned: The Grey's Anatomy star has been crowned People Magazine's 2023 Sexiest Man Alive (pictured in April)
Patrick's wife, Jillian Dempsey, née Fink, was born on February 4, 1966.
Since the 90s, Jillian has become an accomplished hairstylist and makeup artist with a star-studded clientele.
She has worked with numerous famous faces, including Kristen Stewart, Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Emilia Clarke and Jennifer Lawrence.
The beauty pro even created a signature lip gloss for the cast of Charlie's Angels, and her makeup products were put to use on the set of another noughties film, Sweet Home Alabama.
Adding to the long list of impressive accomplishments, Jillian also ran her own hairdressing salon in Los Angeles, before selling it in 1998.
She was also appointed as Avon's first Global Creative Colour Director in 2007.
The actor's wife has become renowned for her mastery of colour, and with that talent has created two makeup lines.
The hairstylist's first line was named Delux Beauty, and its primary focus centred around being applied by hand - not by sponge or brush.
In 2014, the beauty professional launched a namesake vegan and cruelty-free makeup brand.
During an interview with Beauty Independent in 2021, Jillian said: 'With my first brand Delux Beauty, I couldn't afford to do anything that was natural. The cost of goods would have been too high.
'I wanted to make my current brand cruelty-free and vegan, utilizing natural and organic materials where I could find ingredients and making it really easy to use.'
Patrick has been a constant supporter of his partner's aspirations - and has even modelled for one of Jillian's campaigns.
In 2020, the hairdresser released her very own app named FYFE beauty, providing subscribers with a huge