After 15 years of marriage, Patrick Dempsey and his wife, Jillian Fink seem to be heading for a split as the latter has already filed for a divorce. According to People, the first reporter of the story, the couple said in a common statement: “It is with careful consideration and mutual respect that we have decided to end our marriage. Our primary concern remains the well-being of our children, and we ask with profound gratitude that you respect our family’s privacy at this very sensitive time.”
Grey’s Anatomy star and Jillian Fink, who works as a hairstylist and make-up artist in movies, have three children between them: 12-year-old Tallulah Fyfe and 7-year-old twins Sullivan Patrick and Darby Galen.
The couple explained that the cause of the split was due to “irreconcilable differences” and Fink is seeking spousal and child support, in addition to joint custody of the children, as TMZ reported. The couple reportedly did not sign a prenuptial agreement, and Dempsey’s net worth is estimated at about $40 million.
Dempsey and Fink reportedly met in Fink’s hair salon and the couple got married back in 1999. This will be the second divorce for Patrick Dempsey as the charming actor, was previously married to actress Rocky Parker.