Quick Facts of
- First NameJustin Chambers
Justin Chambers, a Screen Actors Guild Award-winning actor is a professional since 1995 & got a breakthrough from ABC medical drama series Grey’s Anatomy in 2005 (Season 1).
Formerly a model for Calvin Klein, Armani, and Dolce & Gabbana, Chambers records 26 acting credits so far. After 15 years, appearing in 340 episodes in Grey’s Anatomy, the actor left the show- the farewell episode aired on March 5, 2020.
How Much Is Justin Chambers’ Net Worth In 2020?
With nearly 25 years of acting career journey, Justin Chambers saw wide success after he became one of the main casts, Dr. Alex Karev, in Grey’s Anatomy (2005- 2020) until his departure during Season 16.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the 49 years old model-turned-actor has a net worth of $18 million as of March 2020.
Reportedly, after Season 1 & Season 2 of Grey’s Anatomy, the American actor’s salary grew up to $125,000-an-episode by 2007 (Season 3) along with other casts: Chandra Wilson & James Pickens Jr.
Even though the further detail on Justin’s payroll from the ABC series is yet to be out, sources cite that his yearly earnings through the show are $9 million.
The highest-paid & richest cast of Grey’s Anatomy is Ellen Pompeo– in 2018, she signed a contract renewal with ABC that earned her $575,000 per episode & bonuses of $6-$7 million, totaling the annual revenue at $20 million.
Moreover, by Season 11 (in 2014) when Patrick Dempsey left the ABC medical-drama series, he was pocketing $400,000-an episode.
Is A Model-Turned-Actor: Career Beginning & Breakthrough
The Southeastern High School graduate, Justin’s began his career as a model after modeling scout in Paris discovered him & landed him with modeling gigs through Calvin Klein’s fragrance range.
Furthermore, Chambers modeled for Calvin Klein, Armani, and Dolce & Gabbana throughout the USA, Japan, and Europe.
Thereafter, in 1995, he got on-screen debut from TV series Another World & earned film debut from Liberty Heights in 1999.
Then, Chambers garnered acting experiences in TV series & TV films: New York Undercover (1996), Harvest of Fire (1996, TV film), Rose Hill (1997, TV film), Four Corners (1998) and Cold Case (2003).
Also, he has worked in movies such as The Wedding Planner (2001), The Musketeer (2001), Southern Belles (2005), Lakeview Terrace (2008) and Broken City (2013).
Breakthrough From ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ & Departure
In 2005, Justin Chambers became one of the main cast of Grey’s Anatomy, joining the other 8 original co-stars: Ellen Pompeo, Sandra Oh, Katherine Heigl, T. R. Knight, Chandra Wilson, James Pickens Jr., Isaiah Washington, and Patrick Dempsey.
The series was later joined as the main cast by Sara Ramirez (from Season 3- Season 9), Kevin McKidd (in 2017, Season 5- Present), Jesse Williams (Season 6- Present) among others.
Chambers played Dr. Alex Karev in Grey’s Anatomy & later announced his departure officially from the series on January 10, 2020, totaling 340 episodes (Season 1- Season 16).
Justin’s last episode had aired on November 14, 2019, & later on March 5, 2020, his farewell episode aired.
While in the series, the American actor won:
- 2006 Satellite Award
- 2007 Screen Actors Guild Award
- 2014 Prism Award
- 2017 People’s Choice Award
Where Does Justin Chambers Live?
Justin Chambers lives with his wife Keisha Chambers in New York City apartment. In 2016, the Grey’s Anatomy actor paid $1.6 million for a 2-bedroom & 1-bathroom abode at 172 East 4th Street in East Village, New York.
Reportedly, the Chambers couple also owns another house in Los Angeles, California, though keeps the further detail on the property low-key.
As per Zillow, as of 2020, the median house price in the market in Los Angeles is $859,000, while the average sales price is $758,900.
A dog-person, Justin Chamber owns 2 rescue dogs & a beagle dog- the cost of a beagle pup ranges from $400-$1,000.
Also, a charitable person, Justin Chambers supports the Pentecostal Christian Church mission Dream Center of Los Angeles, a non-profit which provides shelter & aids in physical as well as the spiritual need to homeless community & emancipated youth.
The American actor also has associations with other charitable organizations: Cancer For College, Rape Foundation, Chrysalis, DKMS, and The Thirst Project.
Father Of 5 Children: Married Life & Wife
As of March 2020, Justin enjoys a blissful married life with his wife of 26 years, Keisha Chambers. The couple met while working as models in Calvin Klein ads campaigns in the early 90s.
Later, Justin and Keisha married in 1993 & are together ever since. Also, they are parents to 5 children; 4 daughters (includes a twin) & a son.
They welcomed their eldest daughter Isabella in December 1994, twin daughters Maya and Kaila in June 1997, Eva (born in March 1999) and son Jackson (January 2002).
Chambers often shares adorable posts with his family on his Instagram (goes by handle @officialjustinchambers) where his followers count 2.1 million.
Justin Chambers was born Justin W. Chambers on July 11, 1970, in Springfield, Ohio, the USA. His father John William Eugene Chambers II and mother Pamela Sue, both were deputy sheriffs.
Chambers has a fraternal twin brother named Jason; he has a total of 4 siblings including an elder brother John Jr. and 2 older sisters: Mia and Susan.
He graduated from Southeastern High School & later studied at HB Studio and Ron Stetson Studios for 4 years in New York.