Patrick Dempsey and Jillian Fink have had a long marriage, but it hasn’t always been the easiest. The couple has several projects on the go between them — from filming movies, doing professional makeup for celebrities, racing cars, and raising 3 children. Not surprisingly, the pressure to manage everything grew challenging, and the couple almost called it quits. Happily though, Patrick and Jillian have since mended their marriage and are back to having a fulfilling family life. Here’s 10 things you might not know about the couple.
10. First Meeting
Jillian and Patrick first met at her hair salon in the 1990s. When the professional hair and makeup artist first saw Patrick’s name in her appointment book at her Los Angeles salon, Delux, she thought it was a prank by one of her employees. “All the people he had written in were names of celebrities famous in the ’80s, like Molly Ringwald,” But to her surprise, Patrick actually came for the appointment: “I was shocked,” she said about that fateful day in 1994. “But at the same time, I was happy because he was so cute.” According to Patrick, Jillian didn’t hide her feelings about Patrick. “She was always flirting,” he told People, but Jillian protested by saying, “That’s not true!”