Sebastian Roché is a well-known actor who has played Mikael in The Vampire Diaries and The Originals. Continue reading to learn more about her.
Is Sebastian Roché Related to Gordon Ramsay
Sebastian Roché is often mistaken for popular chef Gordon Ramsay because of their similar facial features. Furthermore, they share the same blue eyes and blonde hair. Because of these similarities, viewers often wonder if they are related.
Well, Sebastian and Ramsay are not related. The actor was born in Paris, on August 4, 1964, to Gail Stewart, a Scottish mother, and Philippe Roché, a French father. He lived on a boat with his parents and brothers from 12 to 18, traveling to the Mediterranean, Africa, South America, and the Caribbean. Because of his extensive travel, The Vampire Diaries star is fluent in English, French, Spanish, and Italian.
Roché went to the Lycée International de St Germain en Laye for his education. Later, he studied acting at the Cours Florent in Paris and the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Techniques du Théâtre. Also, the actor is a graduate of the famed French National Academy of Dramatic Arts.
In the 1990s, Roché moved to New York City and has been living in the USA since then. He is now an American citizen and is currently based in Los Angeles.
Sebastian Roché’s Movies & TV Shows & Net Worth
Although Sebastian Roché’s income has not yet been made public, it is known that he has a net worth of roughly $11 million. Similarly, Oscar-winning actor Troy Kotsur has a net worth of $10 million. He is one of the top ten highest-paid actors in television, and he is one of the top 55 richest actors alive in 2022.
The famous celeb began his acting career in the made-for-television picture The Murders, which premiered on CBS on December 7, 1986, with Ian McShane and Val Kilmer. In 1997, the 5 feet 10-inch tall actor appeared as Saint Longinus in Roar’s Fox fantasy adventure series. He co-starred in the film with Heath Ledger and his now ex-wife Vera Farmiga. In recent years, the actor is best known for his portrayal of Mikael, the father of the Original Vampires, in The Vampire Diaries and The Originals.
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Most Recently, Roché co-starred as Cardinal Michel Marivaux opposite Jude Law and James Cromwell in Paolo Sorrentino‘s drama series The Young Pope in 2016. In 2020, he appeared as Hannibal Teague in the series Macgyver. By 2021, he appeared as the intriguing MI6 spy Brill in the NBC sci-fi drama Debris and as the corrupt Sheriff John Wagy in the ABC drama Big Sky.
Who is Sebastian Roché’s Wife?
Sebastian Roché is currently in a marital relationship with Australian actress Alicia Hannah-Kim on May 31, 2014, at the Chateau Les Bouysses in Mercuès, France. The marriage was attended by several high-profile celebrities and was officiated by Oded Fehr.
According to Roche, he knew she was the one when he first met Alicia. Despite the fact that he gave her a number, she never called. Sebastian and Alicia remained friends for a long time but eventually, they became love birds. Roche had proposed Hannah-Kim on the eve of her birthday.
The couple appeared together in the film. We Love You, Sally Carmichael! (2017). The couple is going strong, similar to actor Patrick Dempsey and his wife, Jillian Dempsey.
Sebastian Roché Was Married To Vera Farmiga For Six Years
Sebastian Roché met American actress Vera Farmiga while they were both co-stars in the Fox series Roar. After the series concluded in 1998, they eloped to the Bahamas and married in a private ceremony. After marriage, the celebrity couple lived on a 125-acre home in Upstate New York. Sadly, the relationship did not last long, and Roché and Farmiga divorced in 2004 after six years of marriage.
Sebastian married Alicia after their divorce. On the other hand, Farmiga met musician Renn Hawkey on the set of the television drama “Touching Evil” a year after her divorce from Roché and started dating. Also, the actor does not have any kids from both of his marriages.
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