Drake Hogestyn Biography


Known for his work on 'Days of Our Lives' as John Black.

More about the relationship

Drake Hogestyn is in a married relationship. He is married to Victoria Post. They tied the knot on December 31, 1986. The couple is childhood sweethearts. They have a son Ben Hogestyn and three daughters Alexandra, Whitney, and Rachael.

He is residing with his wife and children happily.

Relationship Facts of Drake Hogestyn

  • Drake Hogestyn is married to Victoria Post.
  • Drake Hogestyn married on December 31, 1986.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 226 days 💑
  • He is father of Four(Ben, Alexandra, Whitney, and Rachael).
  • Drake Hogestyn is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Drake Hogestyn?

Drake Hogestyn is a famous American actor, best known for his work on ‘Days of Our Lives’ as John Black. He is currently busy on his roles in ‘Criminal Minds’ and ‘Days of Our Lives’.

Drake Hogestyn: Birth Facts, Family, Childhood

Drake Hogestyn was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the United States of America on September 29, 1953. His birth name is Donald Drake Hogestyn. He was born to father Bill Hogestyn and mother Shug Hogestyn. His father Bill Hogestyn worked as project manager in C&A Tool Engineering, Inc.

Drake Hogestyn grew up in Fort Wayne. He is an American citizen. The information regarding his ethnicity is still not available from any sources. As a child, Mr. Hogestyn had the keen interest in science.

Drake Hogestyn: Education History

Drake Hogestyn enrolled in North Side high school. After completing high school, Drake attended the University of South Florida, Tampa to study pre-dentistry on the baseball scholarship. However, he completed graduation in two majors, microbiology, and applied sciences.

Drake Hogestyn: Early Professional Life, Career

Drake Hogestyn started his career by entering into a talent search through Columbia Pictures, in which 75000 contestants had participated. And, he became one of 30 participants to get selected. Consequently, he got his first role in the series ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’. After some minor roles, he got his role in the opera soup ‘Days in Our Lives’ in 1986. This role elevated his career.

In 1998, Shelley Long offered him a role in ‘Kelly, Kelly’. However, the schedule of  ‘Days of Our Lives’ and filming of the pilot episode of ‘Kelly, Kelly’ conflicted. Thus, Robert Hays replaced him in the role. And, he has also starred in the series ‘Other World’, ‘Generation’  and ‘Beverly Hills Cowgirl Blues’. He is currently involved in ‘Days of Our Lives’ and ‘Criminal Mind’.

Drake Hogestyn: Lifetime Achievement and Awards

Drake Hogestyn got ‘Hottest Male Star’ award twice, in 1994 and 1995. He was nominated for ‘Hottest Male Star’ in 1197 and 1998 as well. He was a nominee of ‘Hottest Romance’ in 1998. In 1999, he earned the nomination for ‘Favorite Couple’.In 2005, he was honored with the award of ‘Favorite Couple’ along with Deidre Hall.

Drake Hogestyn: Salary and Net Worth

Drake has a net worth of $2 million. However, exact figure of the salary is not available.

Drake Hogestyn: Rumors and Controversy

There were some rumors that Drake Hogestyn’s character John Black was officially dead. However, it turned out that John Black was not really dead, but the long-term nemesis Stefano DiMera had abducted him.

Drake Hogestyn: Description to Body Measurements

He has a stunning personality with the height of 6 feet and 2 inches. Information regarding his weight is still under review. He has wonderful blue eyes and dark brown hair. He has a hot athletic body.

Drake Hogestyn: Social Media Profile

Drake Hogestyn is active on Twitter and Facebook. He has over 51.4k Twitter followers and over 20k Facebook followers.

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