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Demian Bichir Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : April 26, 2019

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Short Biography

Demián Bichir was born on 01-08-1963 in Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico. He is a Mexican-American Film Actor, Television Actor & Theatre Actor.

Other Name: Demián Bichir Nájera
Other Professions: Television Actor Theatre Actor
Appearance: Hollywood

Demian Bichir Complete Bio & Career

Demián Bichir Najera was born in a filmy family where her mother was an actress and father a director. His stint with acting started at the tender age of 3 after he started performing at the Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico City. At the age of 13, he became the member of the National Theater Company of Mexico. He by then started acting in plays directed by veteran directors such as Clifford Williams, José Quintero, and José Tamayo. 
He decided to take a break from acting and therefore, he relocated to New York and worked as a busboy. He then went to Los Angeles to find an acting role but even after staying there for almost 4 years, he failed to find himself a role and went to his native Mexico back. Soon after he returned, he won himself Ariel Award for his performance in Hasta Morir. His film Sexo, pudor y lágrimas in the year 1991 became a blockbuster hit and also became the number 1 grossing Mexican movie in the history of Mexican cinema then. After establishing himself in Mexico, he again decided to try in Hollywood and went back to America. 
This time he was successful as he immediately found a role alongside Salma Hayek in the television film In the Time of the Butterflies in 2001. After that, he did various films and most notable of them being Che: Part One and Che: Part Two in the year 2008. For his performance in A Better Life, he was nominated at Oscars for Best Actor’s Award.

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Demian Bichir Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Alejandro Bichir and Maricruz Nájera. He has 2 brothers named  Bruno Bichir and Odiseo Bichir. He was previously married to Lisset from 2001 to 2003. He then married Stefanie Sherk in 2011 and was married to her till her death in 2019. He had a daughter named Gala Bichir from his relationshio with Adriana Gil.

Life's Important Dates Of Demian Bichir

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Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Mexico City
Nationality Mexican
Religion Christian
Address Los Angeles, California, United States
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Traveling
Marital Status Married
Debut Film - The Penitent (1988)
TV - Rina (1977)
Best Movies Nobody Will Speak of Us When We're Dead (1995), Sexo, pudor y lágrimas (1999), Che (2008), Alien: Covenant (2017), and Grudge (2020)
Salary N/A
Net Worth $30 Million
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Green
Favorite Player Lionel Messi
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Food Salad

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Demian Bichir

  • He is the second Mexican after Anthony Quinn to be nominated for a Best Actor Oscar.
  • Sent a bottle of white tequila to each of his fellow nominees for Best Actor in the 2012 Academy Awards.
  • Post his wife Stefanie Sherk's death, he posted an emotional message on his Instagram account.

Demian Bichir Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

60 years, 6months, 27 days old age Demian Bichir will turn 61 on 01 August, 2024. Only 5 months, 3 days, 23 hours,56 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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