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Vincent Van Patten is an American actor and former professional tennis player. The 62-year-actor is also the commentator for the World Poker Tour. Vincent guest-starred as a child actor in numerous television series like Wonder Woman, Medical Center, Adam-12, Bonzana, etc. By blood or by marriage, the Tennis star is related to many other renowned actors and actresses like Timothy Van Patten, Joyce Van Patten, Talia Balsam, etc
Vincent was born on October 17, 1957, as the youngest son of Dick Van Patten, an American actor, businessman, animal welfare advocate and mother, Pat Van Patten, a dancer. The multi-talented Vincent was born in Bellerose, New York in a showbiz family. Being the son of an American actor, Vincent had plenty of opportunities to be starred in TV series and movies.
Married Life with Eileen Davidson
Vincent exchanged wedding vows with Eileen Marie Davidson, an American actress, television personality and author. The couple tied the knot in front of their friends and family on April 15, 2003.
The World Poker Tour commentator and The Young and the Restless star Eileen Davidson welcomed their first child, Jesse Thomas Van Patten on May 20, 2003. Even after 16 years of married life, no rumors or disputes about their love life are being heard, which implies that the lovey-dovey couple is living their married life elegantly.
Former Spouse, Betsy Russell
Before Vincent married Eileen, he was married to Jill Tuck of Saw film series, Elizabeth Betsy Russell. The couple walks down the aisle on May 27, 1989, after getting engaged for nine months. The wedding reception took place in Sherman Oaks home owned by Vincent's father, Dick Van Patten.
The couple was blessed with their first child Richard Van Patten in March 1933. After a couple of years, they welcomed their second child, Vincent Van Patten Jr. on September 3, 1995. After 12 years of conjugal life, Betsy filed for divorce in 2001. After the divorce, Jordan Leigh-Jenson of the movie Private School is living a single life.
Rumors of Vincent Cheating on his Ex-Wife, Betsy Russell
Rumors have it that Vincent and Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Davidson were involved in a romantic relationship prior to their divorce. They first met on the set of The Young and the Restless in 2000. Both of them were married when they first met.
Vincent made the guest appearance in the soap opera, The Young and the Restless. Vincent was portraying the role of Ashley Abbotts' boyfriend which is Eileen's Character on the show. Both David and Eileen insisted that they were friends for a long time, respected the fact that both of them were married. The couple stated that they remained friends for a long time before getting involved in a romantic relationship.
But things got heated up when they were caught by a photographer and were in tabloids. Davidson's former husband, Jon Lindstrom filed for divorce in November 2000 while Betsy took the step a year later after Jon and Eileen got divorced.
Past Relationship and Affairs of Vincent's wife, Eileen
Vincent is the third spouse of Eileen. The Young and the Restless woman had two failed marriages under her belt before she married Van Patten.
Eileen was involved in the holy union of marriage with Christopher Mayer, an American Film and TV actor in 1985. Eileen is the second wife to The Dukes of Hazzard star. They got divorced after a year of their marriage in 1986. Eileen's first marriage ended rather ugly placing the restraining order against each other.
After the end of her first marriage, Eileen stayed single for quite a long time. Eventually, in 1985, Eileen and Jon Robert Lindstrom shared the marital bond. Kevin Collins of General Hospital filed a divorce from Davidson in 2000 after the alleged affair of his wife with Van Patten.
The Net worth of Vincent Van Patten
The Hell Night star boasts the staggering net worth of $2 Million as of 2019 which is the same as an America actress, Francesca James. His major source of fortune is from his successful career as an actor and professional tennis player. The fortune of Gidget's Summer Reunion actor is further increased from his work as the commentator of the World Poker Tour.
On the other hand, Vincent's wife Eileen, a renowned actress has starred in soap opera like The Young and the Restless, The Bold and the Beautiful that airs on CBS. The famous TV character Ashley Abbott is also an author of the novel Death in Daytime (2008) and its three sequels.
The Santa Barbara actress holds an astounding net worth of $3 Million from her successful career as an actress and author. Eileen earns the salary of $750,000 per season from the reality TV series, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. With such a huge amount of wage and wealth, the Patten's family is living a life a luxury.
Career as a Tennis Player
The Jack of all trades didn't limit his career only to acting but widened himself for other endeavors. Vincent is also a professional tour tennis player. In 1979, Vincent was awarded as the Rookie of the Year by Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Vincent's highest career ranking in singles and doubles are World No. 26 and 24, respectively.
Van Patten's Tennis career came in the highlight when he defeated John Patrick McEnroe Jr. and two other top ten world-ranked professional tennis players. In 1981, the actor of 2019 comedy movie, 7 Days to Vegas won Seiko World Super Tennis Tournament in Tokyo defeating the world ranked top tennis players.
Apart from being an actor and tennis player, Dick Van Patten's son is also a poker player and commentator in the World Poker Tour. Vincent is the person who always goes the extra mile.
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