Dax Shepard Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 26 Feb, 2020
Facts of Dax Shepard
Date of Birth: 1975 , January-2
Age: 46 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Dax Shepard
Birth Name Dax Randall Shepard
Father Dave Robert Shepard, Sr.
Mother Laura LaBo
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Milford, Michigan
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $12 Million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Light-Brown
Weight in KG 79 KG
Married Yes
Married to Kristen Bell
Children Lincoln Shepard, Delta Bell Shepard
Education University of California
Awards Not Yet
Movies Hit and Run
TV Show Parenthood
Siblings Carly Hatter, David Shepard
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American actor, comedian, writer, and director, Dax Shepard is known for portraying Crosby Braverman on NBC's Parenthood and for his roles in the films Without a Paddle, Let's Go to Prison, Zathura, and Employee of the Month.

Parents Divorced When He Was 3

Dax Shepard was born as Daximus Randall Shepard on 2nd January 1975, in Milford, Michigan. His mother, Laura LaBo, used to work at General Motors, while his father, Dave Robert Shepard, Sr., was a car salesman.  

His parents had divorced when he was 3 years old and he had to live with his mother who went on to marry three more times. His mother was a successful businesswoman. From the age of 14, Dax began working for his mother, traveling from racetracks to racetracks for GM.

Shepard attended Walled Lake Central High School and graduated in 1993. He then joined The Groundlings School. Dax went on to attend Santa Monica Community College and West Los Angeles College and later transferred to UCLA.

He thus graduated with a magna cum laude degree in Anthropology. Shepard was never really interested in acting although he was a class clown in high school. He lived in Santa Barbara and then moved to Los Angeles in 1996. He auditioned unsuccessfully in the improv Candid Camera-type show, Punk'd.

Acting Career

Shepard then went on to starred in the 2004 movie Without a Paddle, which turned out to be a commercial success. He started getting roles in many movies such as Vince Downey in Employee of the Month, John Lyshitsky in Let’s Go To Prison, Noah Cooper in Smother.

In 2014 he performed in This is Where I Leave You and The Judge. Additionally, Dax has appeared in various TV series like My Name is Earl, Robot Chicken, About a Boy and many more.

He is most noted for playing the character Crosby Braverman in NBC drama Parenthood. His net worth rocketed through this series. He is the main character as well as the director of the show. He has appeared in 90 of its episodes. He was the writer, director and stunt coordinator of the movie Brother’s Justice. He has also written, directed and edited Hit and Run.

Shepard met actress Kristen Bell on the sets of When in Rome. The two dated after a couple of years in 2007. They announced their engagement in 2010 but did not get married until the State of California legalized same-sex marriage, to show their support for equal marriage rights. Bell went on to propose to Shepard through Twitter.

They then got married at Beverly Hill’s County Clerk’s Office in 17th October 2013. The couple gave birth to two children named Lincoln Shepard and Delta Bell Shepard.

Whopping Net Worth of $12 Million

As of 2018, Dax Shepard has an estimated net worth of $12 million, as per celebrity net worth. He made his appearances in several hit movies and television series.

Moreover, he donates time to the Hollenbeck Youth Center, which provides sports and arts-related opportunities to inner-city youth.

Dax Shepard owns a luxurious house in Los Angeles, California.

He is also an avid car enthusiast, and wrote appearances for two vintage models from his collection into the movie Hit and Run, a 1967 Lincoln Continental and a Tatum Baja 1000 racer.

Happily Married to Kristen Bell

The 6 feet 2 inches tall Dax is known for his comedic side and his exceptional acting skills. He was nominated for Teen Choice Awards for his performance in Punk’d. He and his spouse were vegans until Dax started eating meat again. Dax has accepted that he took drugs in high school, but has been sober since September 2004.

Shepard has been married to Kristen Bell. The two started dating in 2007 after her split with Kevin Mann earlier that year. 

They became engaged in January 2010 and later in October 2013, the pair exchanged vows in a beautiful ceremony. The couple blessed with two children, daughters Lincoln, 6, and Delta, 5.

CAPTION: Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell with their children SOURCE: Delish

In February 2020, Kristen told Ellen DeGeneres on the Ellen DeGeneres Show that her husband Shepard accidentally flirted with her mom Lorelei Bell.