Patrick Dempsey and Jillian Fink have three children together: twelve year old daughter Tallulah Fyfe and seven year old twins Sullivan Patrick and Darby Galen.
“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.” the couple said in a statement.
Make-up artist Jillian Fink cited irreconcilable differences and seeks joint custody of the couple’s children.
The couple wed in July 1999 and they do not have a prenup, so their estimated $40 million fortune is up for grabs.
Patrick Dempsey and Jillian Fink, said to have met several years earlier in her hair salon. The union was the second marriage for Patrick Dempsey, who had previously been married to actress Rocky Parker.
Patrick Dempsey, best known for playing neurosurgeon Derek (McDreamy) Shepherd on the ABC medical drama Grey’s Anatomy and has played Derek McDreamy Shepherd on the show since 2005.
The but show creator Shonda Rhimes has said that we won’t see his character – who is having marital problems with Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) for a while.
In the year 2011 he has gushed about his family life the Good Housekeeping magazine.
Patrick Dempsey had then stated, that the best part of marriage was the feeling of being loved and wanted. For him what mattered most was to come home and be with his family.
In fact, Patrick Dempsey was away in Florida racing at the twenty four hours of Daytona endurance event when his wife filed the divorce papers.
It is reported that Jillian Fink is asking for joint custody of the children, along with spousal and child support.
Now it remains to be seen whether the divorce will be amicable or no.
Jillian Fink has decided to end her fifteen year old marriage with Patrick Dempsey and has filed for divorce. Patrick Dempsey and Jillian Fink have...2.0