The actor behind the beloved! Justin Chambers, who plays Alex Karev on Grey’s Anatomy, actually has a lot in common with his character. The 47-year-old Ohio native (Alex is also from the midwest!) is just your normal run-of-the-mill family man when he’s not starring on one of TV’s longest-running shows at least. It’s hard to believe that he wasn’t originally in the pilot and that creator Shonda Rhimes added his character in as an afterthought — and now he’s one of the only original characters remaining. Keep scrolling to learn more about Justin!

Did Justin Chambers model for Calvin Klein?

Everyone has to start somewhere! And when you look like Justin, we guess that somewhere is Calvin Klein. Before the star began acting, he got his start as a model for the fashion brand. He was discovered by a modeling scout in Paris and went on to appear in campaigns for the brand along with brands Dolce & Gabbana and Armani.

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Who is Justin Chambers’ wife?

Unlike his character, Justin is still married! Justin wed his wife — Keisha Chambers — in 1993. She is a former agency booker and they met while Justin was modeling for Calvin Klein and Keisha was working at a modeling agency. So cute!

What is Justin Chambers’ net worth?

He is worth a pretty penny just like the rest of his Grey’s co-stars. He reportedly makes $125,000 per episode. It was recently announced that the show is getting an additional two episodes this season giving it a grand total of 24 episodes for Season 14. So, Justin will make $3 million this season.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Justin’s worth is $18 million — though there are many conflicting reports. WetPaint has Justin’s net worth listed at $4 million.

Does Justin Chambers have kids?

Yes, Justin is definitely a family man! He loves kids just like his pediatric surgeon character, Alex. The actor has five kids: Isabella, 22, twins Maya and Kaila, 20, Eva, 18, and Jackson, 15. Talk about a busy home!

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