Demian Bichir Biography

Demian Bichir

Quick Facts Of Demian Bichir

Celebrated Name Demian Bichir
Age 56 Years
Nick Name Demian Bichir
Birth Name Demian Bichir Najera
Birth Date 1963-08-01
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Place Of Birth Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico
Nationality Mexican
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S
Spouse Lisset Gutiérrez (M. 2001; Div. 2003) and Stefanie Sherk (M. 2011 - 2019, her death)
Marital Status Married
Children One
Father Alejandro Bichir
Mother Maricruz Najera
Brothers Odiseo Bichir and Bruno Bichir
Height 5 feet 10 inches
Ethnicity White
Eye Color Brown
Net Worth $ 10 million
Weight 84 Kg
Horoscope Leo
Sexual Orientation Straight
Hair Color Black & Pepper
Religion Christianity
Hobbies Traveling
Favorite Color Green
Favorite Food Salad
Source of Wealth Film Industry
Links Wikipedia, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook 

Demian Bichir is a Mexican-American actor and one of the members of the Bichir family. After Starring in telenovelas, he appeared in other Hollywood films. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor. Continue reading to know more about him.

What is Demian Bichir Famous for?

  • A Mexican-American Actor.
  • His role as Esteban Carlos Reyes in the series Weeds in which he appeared alongside Hunter Parrish, Justin Kirk, Pablo Schreiber, Kate del Castillo, etc.

Is Demian confirm the death of Stefanie Sherk?

Demian Bichir, who received a Best Actor nomination for 2011’s A Better Life, shared the news Wednesday that his wife, Canadian model and actress Stefanie Sherk, has died.

Bichir wrote that it was with “inconceivable pain” that he made the announcement that his “beloved and loving wife passed away peacefully” on Saturday. In his Instagram post, he called Sherk, whom he married in 2011, a “beautiful, angelical and talented presence” that will be “immensely missed.”

He did not specify the cause of death, but The Blast reports it’s being investigated as a possible suicide. Law enforcement sources told the website that Bichir found Sherk at the bottom of the pool at their Sherman Oaks, Calif., home on April 12 when he returned from the grocery store. She apparently weighed herself down to keep her body at the bottom of the pool, an investigator said.

Sherk was hospitalized for eight days before passing away.

In his post, Bichir asked for “peace and privacy in these incredibly difficult times.” He called it the “saddest and toughest time of our lives.”

The actor’s friends posted messages of support, including actress Diane Kruger, who wrote, “Oh Demian, I’m so sorry I had no idea. I’m sending you so much love in this difficult time.”

Bichir’s first wife, Mexican actress and singer Lisset, also commented. Loosely translated it said that she was sending him love from afar: “I love you with my soul. I'm so sorry.”

Who is Demian Bichir Death of his "Soulmate" Stefanie Sherk?

Where is Demian Bichir born?

Back to his early life, Demian Bichir was born in Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico.  He is Mexican by nationality and belongs to the white ethnic group. His birth sign is Leo and belief in Christianity.

He was born to father Alejandro Bichir and mother Maricruz Najera. He grew up with his two brothers named, Odiseo Bichir and Bruno Bichir. Regarding his education, He attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.

When did Demian Bichir pursue his acting career?

Before pursuing his acting career, Demián Bichir worked at the Rosa Mexicano Restaurant. Moreover, he further worked at the National Theater Company and performed Shakespeare and Dostoyevsky plays for which he won several awards. Well, Bichir made his screen debut in 1977 through the movie Rina as Juanito. Moreover, his other movie appearances include,

  • Vivir Enamorada -1982
  • Cuando Los Hijos Se Van -1983
  • Choices of the Heart -1983
  • El rincón de Los prodigious -1988
  • Lazos de Amor-1995
  • Nada personal-1996
  • Weeds - 2008
  • The Bridge - 2013-2014

In 2019, Bichir will be appearing in the series Grand Hotel as Santiago Mendoza. Moreover, Bichir made his movie debut in 1988 through The Penitent portraying the role of  Roberto. His other movie appearances are in,

  • Rojo Amanecer-1989
  • Solo-1996
  • Sexo, pudor y lágrimas-1999
  • Don't Tempt Me-2001
  • American Visa-2007
  • Foreverland-2011
  • Savages-2012
  • The Heat-2013
  • Good Kids-2016
  • Lowriders-2016
  • Alien: Covenant-2017

His 2018 movie The Nun has been set for the post-production. Furthermore, Bichir will be starring as Ben Moore in the movie Chaos Walking in 2019.

To whom Demian Bichir was married?

Reflecting his personal life, Demián Bichir is a married man. He married Stefanie Sherk in 2011 and together before she died in 20th April 2019. Bichir and Sherk are happily enjoying their love life together for 9 years. But they have not a child.

Besides this, Bichir was previously married to Lisset Gutiérrez. The duo tied the knot on 28th July 2001. But the things didn't go well in between the couple and finally divorced in 2003.

Likewise, Bichir further dated a Spanish woman Adriana Gil. They together have a son named Gala Bichir born in 2011. Moreover, Bichir also dated other celebrities including  Sandra Echeverría and Kate del Castillo. 

How much is Demian Bichir net worth?

Well-known actor Demián Bichir is actively working in the acting field since long. To date, Bichir has starred in numerous movies and television series and has accumulated a decent amount of money through it. 

As of 2019, the estimated net worth of Bichir is $10 million. Bichir is living a standard life with his partner. Analyzing his hard work and dedication, Bichir's net worth is sure to be increased in the upcoming days. 

How tall is Demian Bichir?

Observing his body statistics, Demian stands a hight of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs around 84 Kg. Similarly, he has a pair of brown eyes and a black & pepper hair color. Further, his other body information was yet to be disclosed. In the case of disclosed, we will let you know.

Did You Know?

  • He won an MTV Movie Award for his role in the 2001 film, Manny.
  • He is the second Mexican to be nominated for a Best Actor Oscar. The first was Anthony Quinn.
  • He provided the Latin American Spanish voices of: Aladdin in Aladdin (1992), Aladdin and the Return of Jafar (1994) and Aladdin and the King of Thieves (1996), Prince Eric and Chef Louis in The Little Mermaid (1989), Tulio in The Road to El Dorado (2000) and Apollo Blue in Jetsons: The Movie (1990).

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