10 Things You Didn’t Know About Grey’s Anatomy Star Justin Chambers
We all know Justin Chambers as the egotistical womanizer, otherwise known as Dr. Alex Karev on Grey’s Anatomy, but in reality he’s nothing like Karev! This American actor and former model is most definitely a family man with four kids and a wife of over twenty years. He likes to keep his personal life private, especially when it comes to his wife and kids. Chambers is one of the few original cast members from the medical drama series, Grey’s who still works on the show — he’s going on 11 years now! Despite his desire to stay private, we managed to dig up a few tidbits of interesting information about the actor. Here’s 10 things you didn’t know about Justin Chambers:
8. Growing Up
He has a fraternal twin brother named Jason. Justin and Jason were nicknamed Juddybird and Jaybird. The two of them were in an out of the hospital as kids because of recurring cases of pneumonia. He grew up in Springfield, Ohio with three other siblings (five children in total) and both of his parents were deputy sheriffs.
7. Family Life
He married his wife, Keisha Chambers, a former model agency booker in 1993. He met her while he was modeling for Calvin Klein. The couple now shares five children together: Isabella, 21, twins Maya and Kaila, 18, Eva, 17, and Jackson, 14. Justin and Keisha are committed to living a low-key life that is away from the spotlight. He said, “Our kids are in a little band, and they like to play video games, and my wife and I do our best to live a low-key non-Hollywood kind of life.”