Justin Chambers is an actor who currently portrays the character of “Dr. Alex Karev” on the ABC television show Grey’s Anatomy. Before he switched to acting, Justin Chambers was a fashion model and has modeled for top fashion brands like Calvin Klein and Armani. Justin is a twin and the twin brother is Jason Chambers, who is also an actor. He is married and has also given birth to twins. If you read on, you will find that there is so much more to know about this handsome actor.
Justin Chambers Bio, Age
Justin Willman Chambers was born on 11 July 1970 in Springfield, Ohio. His parents, who were both Deputy Sheriffs, are John William Eugene Chambers II, sire, and Pamela Sue Chambers, his dam. Justin has a twin brother named Jason Chambers, and both are the youngest of three other siblings – a brother John Jnr. and two sisters Mia and Susan Chambers. He and his brother Jason suffered from pneumonia throughout their childhood. He received his high school education at Southeastern High School, South Charleston, Ohio, before going to New York to study acting for four years at HB Studio and Ron Stetson Studios. He also attended the Springfield Clark County Joint Vocational School, graduated in 1989, and was inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame. Justin Chambers is of mixed descent, a combination of English, Irish and German descent, but he has American nationality and his ethnicity is white.
Justin Chambers sold orthopedic shoes in high school and wanted to be a dentist while he was growing up, but he suggested a career as a model after a model scout who met him while on vacation in Paris suggested a career as a model. The bold move paid off, as he worked as a model for top fashion brands like Giorgio Armani, Calvin Klein and even Dolce & Gabbana in a modeling career that took him to three continents – North America, Europe, and Asia.
After his short but successful time as a model, Justin decided to pursue an acting career. Since his first feature film as Nicholas Hudson in the soap opera Another World, he has appeared in several films and television series. This was followed by appearances in Harvest of Fire (1996) and Rose Hill with Jennifer Garner (1997). He made his film debut in 1999 when he appeared in the Barry Levinson drama “Liberty Heights” as Trey Tobelseted, a wealthy Protestant. From then on his shares continued to rise. In 2001 he played as D’Artagnan in The Musketeer and The Wedding Planner alongside Jennifer Lopez.
After a four-year hiatus, Justin appeared at the Zodiac in 2005 as “Sgt. Matt Parish” before he played a lead role in ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy, which aired that year. He is still in the highly successful television series, currently in its 14th season, playing as “Dr. Alex Karev” alongside Ellen Pompeo, whose character in the series is “Meredith Grey”. Since 2007, Justin has received $125,000 for each episode of the series he starred in, and for his net worth there are various reports of what the actual figure is, but it is believed to be between $4 and $18 million.
Family, Twin Brother
Justin Chambers comes from a family of five. He has three older siblings – a brother, John Chambers III, and two sisters, Mia and Susan Chambers. He also has a twin brother named Jason Chambers. Jason is also an actor, but in addition to being an actor, he is also a mixed martial artist and sports commentator.
Is Justin Chambers Married? Wife, Kids
Yes, Justin Chambers is married to the former model agency booker Keisha Chambers. The duo met in 1992 while Justin was working as a model, and at that time Keisha was also working as a model booker at a modeling agency. The two lovebirds married in 1993 and together they have five lovely children. Their first daughter is Isabella Chambers, who was born a year after their wedding in December 1994. Since they are twins themselves, their second children are twins – Maya and Kaila Chambers, born in June 1997, Eva Chambers was born in March 1999, while their son Jackson was born in January 2002. Keisha and Justin also adopted two dogs and also own a Beagle.
Quick Facts – Zodiac Sign, Height
Name: Justin Willman Chambers
Nickname: Justin Chambers
Profession: Actor, Former model
Birth Date: July 11, 1970
Zodiac sign: Cancer
Birth Place: Springfield, Ohio, United States
Parents: John Chambers II and Pamela Sue Chambers
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Keisha Chambers (m. 1993)
Children: 5 (Isabella, Maya, Kaila, Eva, and Jackson Chambers)
Height: 5ft 9in (180 cm)
Weight: 78 kg (172 pounds)
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Dark brown
Annual Salary: N/A
Net Worth: Between $4-18 million