Is Dean Cain married? No, he isn’t. However, he was engaged to American country music singer Mindy McCready (November 30, 1975 – February 17, 2013) in 1997. Both Cain and McCready were too close to celebrating their wedding but couldn’t continue their relationship and therefore, split the following years of their engagement.
Dean Cain is blessed with a son named Christopher Dean Cain with his ex-girlfriend named Samantha Torres. His son was named after his adoptive father Christopher Cain who was a film director by profession. Since 2011, Dean is having the full custody of the son and is raising him as a single parent. Dean was also reported to have dated volleyball player Gabrielle Reece (born on January 6, 1970) in the past. Let’s explore in detail about Cain’s personal facts and biography:
Who is Dean Cain?
Dean is an American actor, television personality and producer who is well known for portraying the role of Clark Kent/Superman in the popular television series entitled Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. As a television host, he has worked for Ripley’s Believe It or Not! And is also noticed for being the part of the soap opera series Hit the Floor.
Early Life and Education
The American singer was born as Dean George Tanaka on July 31, 1966, which makes his age be 54 years old as of 2020. His place of birth is in Mount Clemens, Michigan. He was born to the parents named Roger Tanaka (father) and Sharon Thomas (mother). His mother is an actress, from whom Dean got inspired to the film industry.
Dean carries French, Irish, Canadian, Welsh and Japanese descent. Dean was later adopted by film director Christopher Cain who married his mother in 1969. Dean was adopted alongside his brother Roger Cain who is popular for being a musician. The family settled in Malibu, California. His parents welcomed a daughter named Krisinda Cain who is recognized for being a professional actress.
Regarding his education and academic achievements, Dean went to Santa Monica High School and was able to excel in sports in his school life. In 1984, he completed his high school graduation and later went to Princeton University. He used to play football at the University. During that time, he also dated actress Brooke Shields. He earned the Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in history in 1988.
Career and Professional Life
Just after completing his graduation from the University, Dean started working for the Buffalo Bills as a free agent. But, he couldn’t continue his football career after getting his knee injured. He then started working as a screenwriter and later initiated his acting career. He appeared in numerous commercials and soon started his television appearances by appearing in television programs like Beverly Hills, 90210, A Different World and Grapevine.
He made a big breakthrough in his acting career by appearing as Superman in 1993 for the popular series named Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. The popular television series ended in 1997 and aired for about four seasons. During the height of the show, it was able to garner a minimum of 15 million viewers per episode which is considered a big hit of that time.
He launched the Angry Dragon Entertainment production company in 1998. The company produced the famous television series entitled Ripley’s Believe It or Not!. He played in numbers of films including the 2000s The Broken Hearts Club, 2003’s Out of Time, 2004’s Bailey’s Billion$ and much more.
He played the role of Scott Peterson in the television movie named The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story in 2004. For the series Las Vegas, he appeared as Casey Manning. Later, Dean appeared as a special guest to the Superman franchise. On the list of VH1’s 40 Hottest Hotties of the ’90s, Cain was placed in the 33rd position.
He was also seen in Stars Earn Stripes, the NBC celebrity reality competition series as one of the contestants. Out of the six missions, he was able to get victory over four and was placed third in the finals of the show. He was also part of Fox’s dating game show The Choice in 2012.
Cain turned as the host of the reality shown entitled 10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty in 2013 where he was seen offering the participants worth 10 million USD to prove Bigfoot’s existence. He played the role of an arrogant businessman in the film God’s Not Dead. With a guest role as the ex-fiancé of Maria Bamford named Graham, he was seen in the Netflix original series Lady Dynamite. He was also in the limelight while appearing in the sixteen Christmas films. He is also noticed for serving as the host of The National Real Estate Network in 2018.
Dean Cain has never been married but was engaged to late country music singer Mindy McCready. Before that, he was in a two-year relationship with actress Brooke Shields during his university days. Actress Shields revealed that Cain was her first sex partner. Cain is a father to a son named Christopher Dean Cain who is named after Dean’s adoptive father’s name. His son was born on June 11, 2000, to Cain’s ex-girlfriend Samantha Torres.
Talking about Dean’s height and weight, he stands at the tall height of 6 feet or 1.82 meters. He has maintained his physique through his regular efforts in the workout and maintained diet plans. Other body statistics of Dean is not available.
Salary and Net worth
Actor Dean Cain has a net worth of 6 million USD which is mostly contributed to his remuneration for his acting. In addition to becoming an actor and producer, he is also serving the National Rifle Association as its Board of Directors member after being elected in 2018. He is active in the industry since the mid-1970.
Wiki and Facts
One can explore Cain’s profile in Wikipedia, IMDb and some other popular wiki sites. He is also available on social networking sites where his Instagram account reachable @deuces1966 where he has retained over 50k followers. Similarly, his Twitter profile is available @RealDeanCain where he has been followed by over 283k followers.