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(Actor, Producer)

Relationship Facts of Demián Bichir

Demián Bichir is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Demián Bichir?

Demián Bichir has not revealed his personal life details. He is currently possibly single and data regarding his present wife or girlfriend is not yet published.

He has a daughter named Gala Bichir but he has not disclosed her mother.

But in the past, he married Stefanie Sherk in the year 2011. His former spouse was a Canadian actress but this union ended after she committed suicide on 12 April 2019.

She killed herself by drowning in the swimming pool.

Before her, Demián exchanged vows with Lisset Gutiérrez (actress/singer). Their wedding took place in 2001 and ended in 2003.

Short Affairs

Besides having two marriages, he also had a few romances. He has dated Kate del Castillo (2005-2006) and Sandra Echeverría (2006-2009).

Who is Demián Bichir?

Demián Bichir is an actor and producer of Mexican nationality. Demián Bichir is popular for featuring in Let the Right One In, The Midnight Sky, The Grudge, etc.

In 2023, he will be seen playing a brief role in a fantasy-adventure film Chupa alongside actors named Demián Bichir plus Christian Slater. The project is about a young chupacabra who was found out by a boy during his family trip to his grandfather’s shed

His upcoming screen projects Without Blood as Tito, Un Cuento de Circo & A Love Song as Refugio, and Thanksgiving as Manuel are in the post-production stage and will release soon.

As a producer, he has worked in Let the Right One In (2022), Grand Hotel (2019), Walden: Life in The Woods (2017), and Hidalgo. La historia jamás contada (2010).

Demián Bichir- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

His full birthdate is 01 Aug 1963 and he was born in Torreón, Mexico as Demián Bichir Nájera. However, the name of his father was Alejandro Bichir (actor) and his mother’s identity was Maricruz Nájera (actress).

Further, Demián Bichir’s ancestry is a mix of Mexican-Lebanese and has two brothers Odiseo Bichir (Older) plus Bruno Bichir (Younger).

As to his academics, he attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute to study acting.

Demián Bichir- Profession, Career

Demián Bichir has appeared in many screen projects since 1977. His first appearance was in the TV series Rina as Juanito for an episode. Then he bagged a brief role in the three episodes of the TV show Vivir enamorada as Nacho.

His other notable small-screen projects are,

  • Let the Right One In (10 episodes) as Mark Kane
  • Grand Hotel (13 episodes) as Santiago Mendoza
  • The Bridge (26 episodes) as Marco Ruiz
  • Weeds (39 episodes) as Esteban Carlos Reyes
  • Nada personal (1 episode) as Comandante Alfonso Carbajal

He has shown his amazing skills in big projects where he was seen in notable characters. The movies are,

  • Godzilla vs. Kong as Walter Simmons in 2021
  • Chaos Walking as Ben Moore in 2021
  • The Nun as Father Burke in 2018
  • Alien: Covenant as Carl Lope in 2017
  • The Hateful Eight as Bob in 2015
  • Dom Hemingway as Mr. Fontaine in 2013


Hollywood Film AwardsBest CastWon
Academy AwardsBest ActorNominated
ALMA AwardsFavorite Movie ActorNominated
Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading RoleNominated
Ariel AwardsBest ActorNominated

Demián Bichir- Net Worth, Salary

By the sources of 2023, his net worth is estimated at $10 million. The yearly salary that Demián Bichir charges are under the rug.

As of now, his acting credits are a total of 93.

Rumors, Controversy

The star cast of the film Sexo, pudor y lágrimas, Demián Bichir is keeping himself away from scandals and rumors.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Demián Bichir has an average height of 5 ft 10 inches and his body weight is 71 kg. Adding some more, he has hazel with black hair color.

Social Media

Demián Bichir is available on social sites such as Instagram and Twitter where he has over 102k and 62k followers respectively. He also has not made any accounts on Facebook.


  • He is 59 years of age as of 2023.
  • His zodiac sign is Leo.
  • He had an uncredited role in the film Fantoche (1977) as Niño.


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