Derek Theler

Inside Biography

Derek Theler is an American actor who made a mark after his performance in a hit movie Valentine's Day. He also has deserved credit for his work in The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien, American Housewife, and American Gods as well. 

Who Is Derek Theler?  

Derek Theler was born on the 29th of October, 1986 in Fort Collins, Alaska, United States of America. He grew up with his family in Fort Collins. His parents Beth L. and Robert Theler raised him up with great compa s sion and care. 

As a child, Theler loved riding a motorcycle and grew up playing a variety of sports. He also has a sister named Ashlea Theler.

At the tender age of 3, Derek Theler was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. 


Derek Theler's acting career took off in the year 2009. He starred in various minor roles in TV series like Cougar Town, The Middle, and The Hills. Derek auditioned for popular film Captain America: The First Avenger. Unfortunately, he lost to Chris Evans and could not be a part of Captain America.

Besides acting, he was also involved in modeling. He appeared as a model in TV commercials. It was the year 2009 when Derek first landed a coveted Coke Zero commercial. Immediately after that, Derek Thaler played a hot guy who is sensitive and has a dark side in a campaign for State Farm. Moreover, he has also appeared in commercials for Nike, Arby,, and Verizon.

Not only that, he also wrote a short film. He was the writer and executive producer of a shorter film called Intrusion. He is currently based in Los Angeles, California. Derek Theler landed his first major role when he was cast in the ABC Family comedy, Baby Daddy, playing Danny Wheeler, the brother of the title character in 2012.

In the same year, Derek starred as Riggins in the web series Project S.E.R.A.Three years later in 2015, he starred as Chase Walker in the movie Shark Killer. The movie released on the 16th of June, 2015 through digital download.

Theler portrayed the role of a shark killer who hunts down a black-finned killer shark that swallowed a valuable diamond during a gang transaction.

Derek appeared as Jordan in the Christmas movie How Sarah Got Her Wings. The film was released on digital HD and video on the 1st of November, 2015. And, the movie premiered on Ion Television on 6th December 2015.

What is His Net Worth? 

Derek Theler has worked in a number of movies and TV shows. According to some genuine sources, the net worth of Theler is more than $1 million, as of 2019. 

In 2010, the actor was a cast in a movie Valentine's Day which was turned out to be a biggest hit at the box office racking up over $216 million worldwide. He appeared along with Jessica Alba, Kathy Bates, Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper, and more.

Who Is His Girlfriend? 

Derek Theler has not married yet. The 33-year-old was in a relationship with Christina Ochoa from 2014 to early 2016. He had been dating Christina for a long time.

However, the reason behind his unmarried life might be his busy schedule as an actor. Derek Theller might get married soon. Before Christina, he was dating Merdith Giangrande in 2010. He dated Chelsea Kane from 2013 to 2014. He had a year long affair with Chelsea Kane.

The actor is now in a relationship with her girlfriend Lisa Marie Summerscales since 2016. 

Other Facts 

Derek Theler stats at six feet and five inches. He has a charming personality. He enjoys swimming and playing football in his free time. 

by Bchrome, 05 Mar, 2017

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