Dax Shepard is an American actor, writer, director and podcast host. He is best known for his work in the feature films Without a Paddle, Zathura: A Space Adventure, Employee of the Month, Idiocracy, Let’s Go to Prison, Hit and Run and CHiPs, the last pair of which he also wrote and directed, the MTV practical joke reality series Punk’d.

Birth Name

Dax Randall Shepard




Actor, Comedian, Writer, Director



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Dax Shepard was born on 2 January 1975, in Milford, Michigan, United States.


He’s currently 44 years old.

Sun Sign




He is of French-Canadian and Belgian descent.




Dax Shepard did his schooling from Walled Lake Central High School, Michigan, U.S. and The Groundlings School, Los Angeles. He went to the Santa Monica Community College and West Los Angeles College in California. Shepard graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), with a magna cum laude degree in Anthropology.

Family Details

  • Father – Dave Robert Shepard, Sr. (Car Salesman)
  • Mother – Laura LaBo (Businesswoman)
  • Siblings – Carly Hatter (Younger Half-Sister) (Actress), David Shepard (Older Brother)

Marital Status



Girlfriend / Spouse

Dax Shepard dated –

  • Briegh Morrison (2003-2006) – Dax Shepard and Briegh Morrison allegedly started dating in August 2003. They split in February 2006.
  • Melissa Roos (2006) – Dax Shepard and Melissa Roos hooked up in early 2006. Dax revealed on Megan Mullally show in November 2006 that he hooked up with actor Tom Arnold’s then sister-in-law, Melissa Roos when Tom was out with his then-wife Shelby Roos on a vacation.
  • Ione Skye (2006) – Dax and actress Ione Skye were RUMORed to be seeing each other in 2006. They were spotted getting close at the Celebrity Poker Tourny event held in Beverly Hills.
  • Shauna Robertson (2006) – Another RUMOR was regarding Dax Shepard dating Shauna Robertson in the same year.
  • Miss Saigon (2006) – Dax Shepard and Miss Saigon were RUMORed to have had a fling in September 2006.
  • Tara Lipinski (2007) – Shepard and figure skater and actress, Tara Lipinski were RUMORed to have had a fling in May 2007.
  • Kate Hudson (2007) – Actress Kate Hudson and Dax Shepard started dating in July 2007 and their relationship only saw daylight for a month and they broke off in August 2007.

  • Kristen Bell (2007-Present) – Dax Shepard and Frozen actress Kristen Bell met at a mutual friend’s birthday bash and started dating in late 2007. They got engaged in January 2010. The couple tied the knot on October 17, 2013, at the Beverly Hills County Clerk’s Office. They have two daughters, Lincoln Bell Shepard (b. March 28, 2013) and Delta Bell Shepard (b. December 19, 2014).

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 6 feet 3 inches
  • In centimeters – 191 cm
  • In meters – 1.91 m


  • In Kilograms – 88 kg
  • In Pounds – 194 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 44-16-33
  • Chest – 44 inches
  • Biceps – 16 inches
  • Waist – 33 inches

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color

Light Brown

Shoe Size

He wears a size 10 (US) shoe.



Professional Statistics

Famous For

The actor is best known for Employee of the Month (2006), Without a Paddle (2004), Idiocracy (2006), Let’s Go to Prison (2006) and Hit and Run (2012). He is also well-known for the MTV reality series Punk’d from 2003 to 2012 and his role of Crosby Braverman in the NBC comedy-drama series Parenthood from 2010 to 2015.

Film Debut

Dax Shepard made his onscreen debut in a minor role as the guy who vomited at the party in the 1998 romantic comedy film Hairshirt. As a director, he has written and co-directed the comedy film Brother’s Justice in 2010 .He also starred in the film as well.

Television Debut

He made his television debut in 2003 in MTV’s hidden camera-practical joke reality TV series Punk’d where he appeared as himself until 2012.

Brand Endorsements

In 2003, Shepard was seen in a TV commercial for Miller Lite. In October 2014, he appeared in the What You Really Need TV commercial for Samsung Galaxy Tab S tablet computer and Best Buy with Kristen Bell. In December 2014, the couple did a TV commercial titled Christmas Home Decorating by Samsung for Samsung Electronics. In 2015-2016, he was seen in TV commercials for Samsung kitchen appliances with Kristen Bell.

Dax Shepard Favorites

  • Favorite TV Show – Game of Thrones
  • Favorite Car – 1967 Lincoln Continental
  • Favorite Book – The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

Dax Shepard Net worth

Dax Shepard has estimated net worth stands at $15 million dollars in 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Dax Shepard

  • When Dax was 7, he confessed being molested by an 18 year old neighbor.
  • Shepard worked on the racetracks for his mother from 14 to 28 years of age.
  • His mother named him Dax after Harold Robbins’ novel The Adventurers’ character of a rich protagonist “Diogenes Alejandro Xenos” also known as Dax.
  • Dax was a class clown and wanted to pursue stand-up comedy while in school.
  • He was named Dax Shepard by his mother after the lead character “Diogenes Alejandro Xenos” also known as Dax in Harold Robbins’ novel The Adventurers’.
  • In June 2013, he and his wife Kristen Bell were named as the Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrities of 2013 by PETA.
  • Shepard practices the Transcendental Meditation program.
  • He is good friends with Bradley Cooper.
  • Shepard races motorcycles at Buttonwillow Raceway, including his Ducati Hypermotard 1100S and Suzuki GSX-R1000.
  • He is an avid car enthusiast and can rebuild an pre-computer engin. He has a 1967 Lincoln Continental.
  • In February 14, 2018 Shepard launched the podcast Armchair Expert with co host Monica Padman.


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