Drake Hogestyn

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Actor (1953)
Sun Jun 02 2019
By   Alina

Today we will be talking about Drake Hogestyn, who portrayed John Black's role with Deidre Hall at the soap opera Days of Our Lives. Before stealing the spotlight, Drake struggled hard with his career. 

Here are all the details about Hogestyn and the reasons behind his successful career. The article also includes everything about his bio, wiki, net worth, and married life. We will make sure to provide you all the details about Hogestyn.

Bio of Drake Hogestyn

Drake Hogestyn was born on September 29, 1953, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the United States of America as Donald Drake Hogestyn. His father is Bill Hogestyn who worked as a project manager in C&A Tool Engineering, Inc. Similarly, his mother is Shug Hogestyn. As for studies, Hogestyn enrolled in North Side high school. 

After completing high school, studied pre-dentistry on the baseball scholarship at the University of South Florida, Tampa. Drake completed graduation in two majors, microbiology, and applied sciences. 

take2radio wishing Drake Hogestyn on his birthday
Picture: take2radio wishing Drake Hogestyn on his birthday Source: Instagram

Soon after completing his studies, Drake started his career by entering into a talent hunt through Columbia Pictures, in which 75000 contestants had participated altogether. 

Fortunately, he became one of 30 participants to get selected in an event. Consequently, Drake got his first role in the series named Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

After some minor roles, he got his role in the opera soup named Days in Our Lives in 1986. Till date, he has worked in more than a dozen movies and TV series which are doing really great in the box office. 

Personal Life: Wife & Children 

Drake Hogestyn is in a married man. He tied a nuptial knot with Victoria Post on December 31, 1986. As per some of the source, the couple is childhood sweethearts. Together, they have a son named Ben Hogestyn and daughters named Alexandra, Whitney, and Rachael.

Drake Hogestyn with his partner during early days
Image: Drake Hogestyn with his partner during early days Source: Instagram

Unlike any other celebrities with various marriage problem, the couple is living a drama-free life. Drake and Victoria hadn't revealed the details on when they met and how they met. 

Net Worth

Just like his personal life, Drake's professional life is sound and promising. Hogestyn has assets of $2 million just like Marisa Ryan and Brent Antonello. His net worth is aided by the movies and TV series he has appeared in.

Talking about success, Hogestyn has won quite a number of awards and nomination from his work. Hogestyn has worked in quite a number of ads and commercials that have surely uplift his net worth to a certain height.

Facts & Wiki

Drake's age is 65 as of 2019. Hogestyn has an average height of 6 feet 2 inches. There are no details about Drake's body measurement. On the other hand, Drake has pepper black hair and brown eye color. 

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