Dylan McDermott Net Worth

Dylan McDermott Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Mark Anthony McDermott net worth is
$20 Million

Mark Anthony McDermott Wiki Biography

Mark Anthony McDermott, born on the 26th October 1961, in Waterbury, Connecticut, is an American actor, who became famous for his roles in the movie “In the Line of Fire” and television series “The Practice”.

So how much is McDermott’s net worth? As of late-2017, it is estimated by authoritative sources to be $20 million, acquired from his career in acting now spanning over 30 years.

Dylan McDermott $20 million

Dylan McDermott is the son of Diane and Richard; his parents had him at a very early age of 15 and 17 respectively, but at the age of 6, his parents divorced and he and his sister lived with their mother. Unfortunately, later that year their mother was killed by her boyfriend, an incident which scarred McDermott and led to unfortunate years as a teen until he discovered acting.

After graduating from Holy Cross High School in Waterbury, McDermott helped his father with his bars in New York. When his father married playwright Eve Ensler, Ensler adopted him and encouraged him to pursue his love of acting. He honed his skills in Fordham University and later studied under renowned teacher Sanford Meisner at the Neighborhood Playhouse. McDermott began acting on the stage, debuting in 1985 in “Biloxi Blues”; his performance in Neil Simon’s production was noticed by Hollywood, and doors of opportunities were opened, and he then landed a role in the movie “Hamburger Hill”, a drama about the Vietnam War.

Although some of McDermott’s early projects were not so successful – like “The Blue Iguana” and “Twister” – they still helped his wealth and maintained his presence in Hollywood. Fortunately, in 1989 he was cast in the movie “Steel Magnolias”; playing alongside Julia Roberts, which became a significant success, and boosted his career and net worth.

However, Dylan subsequently starred in a few less than successful movies, such as “Where Sleeping Dogs Lie” and “Hardware”, before in 1993 he was included in the film “In the Line of Fire” that became a runaway hit. The movie became his biggest break in Hollywood, helping his wealth tremendously. McDermott’s connection with Clint Eastwood in the movie also became helpful for his career, as it led him to meet influential people in Hollywood, one of whom was Jeffrey Kramer, who eventually helped him land a role in a new series entitled “The Practice”.

“The Practice” began airing in 1997, and immediately became a hit – McDermott played the role of Bobby Donnell, a defense lawyer and head of a law firm in Boston. His performance charmed many audiences, and was also noticed by award-giving bodies, and his performance earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series- Drama. However, due to issues in budget and production, McDermott left the show in 2003.

After “The Practice”, McDermott appeared in various television shows, including “The Grid”, “Big Shots” and “Dark Blue”, all of which helped maintain his net worth, but none surpassed the success of “The Practice”.

In 2011, McDermott bounced back when he was included in the first two series of the TV horror  “American Horror Story” from 2011, then made three film appearances in 2012, in “The Campaign”, playing Tim Wattley, a campaign manager, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”, as the father of main character Charlie (Logan Lerman), and in “Nobody Walks”. In 2014 he appeared in the action thriller “Olympus Has Fallen” as a treacherous Secret Service Agent who helps a group of terrorists seize control of the White House. His net worth is still rising.

In terms of McDermott’s personal life, he married actress Shiva Rose in 1995, and together they have two daughters, but the marriage ended in 2009. Today, McDermott is reportedly engaged to actress Maggie Q.

Full NameDylan McDermott
Net Worth$20 Million
Date Of BirthOctober 26, 1961
Place Of BirthWaterbury, Connecticut, U.S.
Height6' (1.83 m)
EducationFordham University, Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre, Holy Cross High School
SpouseShiva Rose (m. 1995–2009)
ChildrenColette Rose McDermott, Charlotte Rose McDermott
ParentsRichard McDermott, Diane Marino McDermott
SiblingsRobin McDermott
PartnerMaggie Q
AwardsGolden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama
NominationsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, People's Choice Award for Favorite Actor in a New TV Series, TCA Award for Individual...
Movies“In the Line of Fire”, “Where Sleeping Dogs Lie”, “Hardware”, “The Campaign", “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”, “Nobody Walks”, "Olympus Has Fallen” (2014)
TV Shows“The Practice”, “American Horror Story” (TV Series, 2011-2013), “Big Shots” (2007-2008), “The Gridv (2004), “Big Shots”, “Dark Blue”
1[on his stepmother, Eve Ensler] She was that one person who changes your life. I didn't even know who I was, but she got me, and we got each other. I'm totally grateful to her, because I feel like I'm her Frankenstein.
2I can't really say that I ever believed in any of that business about fate and soul mates and the one really perfect person until I met my wife... As corny as it seems, it was really love at first sight. It was like, 'Boom!' There it is, you know it, and everything else fades away.
3My theory about actors is we're all walking milk cartons. Expirations dates everywhere.
1Engaged to his Stalker (2014) co-star, Maggie Q [January 2015].
2McDermott told an interviewer in 1987 that Bogart, Brando, Nicholson, and De Niro were his acting role models.
3He has Irish ancestry on his father's side. His maternal grandfather was of Italian descent, while his maternal grandmother had Irish, English, and French ancestry.
4Auditioned for Mandy Patinkin's role in The Princess Bride (1987).
5Has a younger sister, Robin McDermott.
6Often dines at Japanese eatery Daichan in Studio City. Also frequented by Amy Lyndon.
7His ex-wife, Shiva Rose, is Iranian/French.
8Ex-son-in-law of Parviz Gharib-Afshar.
9Attended the 2005 Dubai International Film Festival in the United Arab Emirates. Other attendees included Albert Brooks, Morgan Freeman and Jon Tenney.
10Studied at the Neighborhood Playhouse in NYC under Sanford Meisner.
11Two daughters with his now ex-wife, Shiva Rose: Colette Rose McDermott, born in May, 1996, and Charlotte Rose McDermott, born on September 8, 2005.
12He jokes about the fact that he is often confused with actor/musician Dermot Mulroney.
13Hosted VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of Rock and Roll.
14His former stepmother, Eve Ensler, isn't only an actress. She is also a playwright and women's rights activist, as well. She wrote the famed play The Vagina Monologues.
15Changed his name from Mark to Dylan in tribute to his ex-stepmother, Eve Ensler, who suffered a miscarriage and who would have given her own child that name. Dylan and Eve have an extremely close and caring relationship.
16Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#67). [1995]
172000 - Dylan and now ex-wife, Shiva Rose, bought a Los Angeles' home from Antonio Banderas & Melanie Griffith for $4 million.
18Favorite Television Show- I Dream of Jeannie (1965).
19Chosen by People Magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world. [1998]
20Dylan's mother died when he was 5. Fourteen years later, his dad, Richard, owner of Manhattan's West 4th St Saloon, married Eve Ensler.
21Majored in drama at Fordham University and studied at the Neighborhood Playhouse in NYC under Sanford Meisner.


Queen of Canton2016TV Movie pre-productionMason
Blind2016/IcompletedMark Dutchman
UFO gakuen no himitsu2015Yoake Suguru (English version, voice)
Survivor2015/ISam Parker
Stalker2014-2015TV SeriesJack Larsen
Mercy2014/IJim Swann
Automata2014/ISean Wallace
Behaving Badly2014Jimmy Leach (as Dylan Mcdermott)
Hostages2013-2014TV SeriesDuncan Carlisle
Olympus Has Fallen2013Forbes
American Horror Story2011-2013TV SeriesDr. Ben Harmon Johnny Morgan
The Perks of Being a Wallflower2012Father
The Campaign2012Tim Wattley
Nobody Walks2012Leroy
Dark Blue2009-2010TV SeriesLt. Carter Shaw
The Douché2010Video shortJohn Douché
Burning Palms2010Dennis Marx
Big Shots2007-2008TV SeriesDuncan Collinsworth
A West Texas Children's Story2007Uncle
The Messengers2007Roy
3 lbs.2006TV SeriesDr. Douglas Hanson
Unbeatable Harold2006Jake Salamander
A House Divided2006TV MovieAnderson
The Mistress of Spices2005Doug
The Tenants2005Harry Lesser
The Grid2004TV Mini-SeriesFBI Agent Max Canary
The Practice1997-2004TV SeriesBobby Donnell
Will & Grace2003TV SeriesTom
Runaway Jury2003Jacob Woods (uncredited)
Wonderland2003David Lind
Party Monster2003Peter Gatien
Texas Rangers2001Leander McNelly
Saturday Night Live1999TV SeriesHost
Three to Tango1999Charles Newman
Sin City Spectacular1998TV Series
Ally McBeal1998TV SeriesBobby Donnell
'Til There Was You1997Nick
Home for the Holidays1995Leo Fish
Destiny Turns on the Radio1995Julian Goddard
Miracle on 34th Street1994Bryan Bedford
The Cowboy Way1994John Stark
In the Line of Fire1993Al D'Andrea
The Fear Inside1992TV MoviePete Caswell
Tales from the Crypt1992TV SeriesGeorge Gatlin
Jersey Girl1992Sal
Where Sleeping Dogs Lie1991Bruce Simmons
Into the Badlands1991TV MovieMcComas
The Neon Empire1991TV MovieVic
Hardware1990Moses Baxter
Steel Magnolias1989Jackson Latcherie
The Blue Iguana1988Vince Holloway
Hamburger Hill1987Sgt. Adam Frantz


The Practice1999TV Series 1 episode


The Douché2010Video short


Will & Grace2003TV Series performer - 1 episode


David & Layla2005special thanks
Just a Clown2004Documentary short special thanks
In the Line of Fire: The Ultimate Sacrifice2000Video documentary short special thanks


Exhuming 'The Messengers'2007Video documentary shortHimself
The View2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Absolute Power: The Making of Edison Force2006Video shortHimself
The 2004 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards2004TV Movie documentaryHimself - Presenter: Producers Award
Music Behind Bars2002TV Series documentary host
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1997-2002TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards2002TV Special documentaryHimself - Presenter: Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy
VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards2001TV SpecialHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1998-2001TV SeriesHimself - Guest
2001 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards2001TV SpecialHimself
7th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2001TV SpecialHimself
The 58th Annual Golden Globe Awards2001TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Best Actor in a TV-Series Drama
In the Line of Fire: The Ultimate Sacrifice2000Video documentary shortHimself
VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards2000TV Special documentaryHimself
The 57th Annual Golden Globe Awards2000TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Best Actor in a TV-Series Drama & Presenter: Best Actress and Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
1999 MTV Movie Awards1999TV SpecialHimself
Hollywood Salutes Jodie Foster: An American Cinematheque Tribute1999TV MovieHimself
Influences: From Yesterday to Today1999TV MovieHimself
The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1999TV SpecialHimself - Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series & Presenter: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
5th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards1999TV SpecialHimself
1st Annual TV Guide Awards1999TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The 56th Annual Golden Globe Awards1999TV Movie documentaryHimself - Winner: Best Actor in a TV-Series Drama
The American Red Cross Holiday Music Spectacular1999TV MovieHimself
The 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1998TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
1998 VH1 Fashion Awards1998TV SpecialHimself
Comic Relief VIII1998TV SpecialHimself
4th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards1998TV SpecialHimself
1997 MTV Movie Awards1997TV Special documentaryHimself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Martin Scorsese1997TV Special documentaryHimself (uncredited)
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Clint Eastwood1996TV Special documentaryHimself
Intimate Portrait1993TV Series documentaryNarrator
The 14th Annual CableACE Awards1993TV SpecialHimself
American Masters1989TV Series documentaryHimself
The Making of 'Survivor'2015Video documentary shortHimself
The Meredith Vieira Show2015TV SeriesHimself
Extra2014-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Stalker
Live with Kelly and Michael2009-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
CBS This Morning2015TV SeriesHimself
The Talk2011-2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2007-2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Insider2014TV SeriesHimself - Stalker / Himself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2011-2014TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2007-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Stalker
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Jane Fonda2014TV MovieHimself
Katie2013TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2009-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Queen Latifah Show2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Made in Hollywood2013TV SeriesHimself
Behind the Fright: The Making of American Horror Story2012Video shortHimself
The Resort2012DocumentaryNarrator
The Hollywood Fast Lane2012TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2007-2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Good Morning America2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Vietnam in HD2011TV Series documentaryJames Anderson
CBS News Sunday Morning2011TV Series documentaryHimself - Guest
Scream Awards 20112011TV SpecialHimself
Chelsea Lately2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Mic Check Live: Ms. Lauryn Hill & Tyrese Gibson2011TV MovieHimself - Guest
RAINN Public Service Announcements2010TV Series documentaryHimself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Tavis Smiley2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1993-2007TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Last Call with Carson Daly2004-2007TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2007TV SeriesHimself - Guest

Archive Footage

Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHimself
Extra2015TV SeriesHimself
The Insider2014TV SeriesHimself - Stalker
Chelsea Lately2012TV SeriesFather in 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower'
Sex and the City: A Farewell2004TV Movie documentaryHimself

Won Awards

2012SDFCS AwardSan Diego Film Critics Society AwardsBest Ensemble PerformanceThe Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
1999Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - DramaThe Practice (1997)
1999OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actor in a Drama SeriesThe Practice (1997)

Nominated Awards

2016BTVA Anime Dub Movies/Special Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Vocal Ensemble in an Anime Feature Film/SpecialUFO gakuen no himitsu (2015)
2015People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Actor in a New TV Series
2012Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Actor on TelevisionAmerican Horror Story (2011)
2012Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsTV Movie/Mini Lead ActorAmerican Horror Story (2011)
2004Prism AwardPrism AwardsPerformance in a Theatrical Feature FilmWonderland (2003)
2001Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - DramaThe Practice (1997)
2001ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesThe Practice (1997)
2000Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - DramaThe Practice (1997)
2000OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actor in a Drama SeriesThe Practice (1997)
2000Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Performance by an Actor in a Series, DramaThe Practice (1997)
2000ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesThe Practice (1997)
2000Q AwardViewers for Quality Television AwardsBest Actor in a Quality Drama SeriesThe Practice (1997)
1999Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesThe Practice (1997)
1999Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actor in a Series, DramaThe Practice (1997)
1999ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesThe Practice (1997)
1999TCA AwardTelevision Critics Association AwardsIndividual Achievement in DramaThe Practice (1997)
1999Q AwardViewers for Quality Television AwardsBest Actor in a Quality Drama SeriesThe Practice (1997)
1998Q AwardViewers for Quality Television AwardsBest Actor in a Quality Drama SeriesThe Practice (1997)

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