Derek Mears
Derek Mears
Real Name/Full Name Derek Mears
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Derek Mears
Birth Place: Bakersfield, California, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 29 April 1972
Age/How Old: 52 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 196 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 5″
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Bald
Parents Name: Father –N/A
Mother –N/A
Siblings: N/A
School: Highland High School
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Jennifer Flack (m. 2008–2012)
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Stunt Performer, Actor
Net Worth: $4 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Derek Mears is a well-known actor as well as a stuntman from the United States. He can be frequently spotted in horror as well as the science-fiction type of films. He rose to popularity after playing Jason Voorhees in the Friday the 13th movie remake in the year 2009. Projects like The Hills Have Eyes 2 in the year 2007, Predators in the year 2010, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides in the year 2011, Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters in the year 2013, as well as Alita: Battle Angel of 2019 are among his numerous noticeable cinematic appearances.

Well, how well do you know about Derek Mears? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Derek Mears’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Derek Mears to date.

Biography and Early Life

In the United States of America, Bakersfield, California, happens to be the place where Derek Mears was born. He was born in the year 1972 and celebrated 29th April as his natal day. When it comes to the identity of his family members, not much reliable information is available in the media, as Derek Mears has not revealed much about them. It seems that he likes to keep this part of his life private and away from the spotlight.

In Bakersfield, he used to train in improvisational comedy, mainly at the ComedySportz in the town of his childhood.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Derek Mears in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Derek Mears’s age is 52 years old as of today’s date 24th May 2024 having been born on 29 April 1972. Though, he is 6′ 5″ in feet and inches and 196 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75 kg in Kilograms.


When it comes to the scholastic history of Derek Mears, it is known that in the year 1990, he completed his graduation from Bakersfield’s Highland High School. However, it is not known where he enrolled for his college education. It seems that he likes to keep this part of his life private and away from the spotlight.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

When it comes to the personal life of Derek Mears, we know that in the year 2008, he tied the knot with Jennifer Flack. Jennifer Flack happens to be a well-known writer as well as an actor based in America. Their wedding took place in 2008 after having met in 2007. The two were wedded for about four years, until the year 2012, when they divorced.

According to the sources, Derek Mears is not dating anybody right now. Derek Mears is a private person who wants to keep his personal and romantic life private. As of now, Derek Mears is yet to have any offspring.

Is Derek Mears Gay?

No, Derek Mears is not gay as he was married to Jennifer Flack. Moreover, he never came out as gay in public. Therefore, we can safely assume that Derek Mears is not gay and is straight by sexuality. This means that Derek Mears is only interested in women.

Professional Career

As a stuntman as well as an actor, Mears has a long list of accomplishments. In movie projects like The Tick, ER, Alias, Nash Bridges, Men in Black II, The Shield, CSI: NY, My Name Is Earl, and The Hills Have Eyes 2, he got the opportunity to get minor appearances Films, including those of the first two installments of the Pirates of the Caribbean movie series, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, and Blades of Glory, as well as TV shows like Angel and Bones, have featured him in stunt roles.

Derek Mears made his debut as a leading man in the 2009 horror-thriller Friday the 13th. He has a deal to come back for another Friday the 13th installment or some other Platinum Dunes project. If Mears repeats his portrayal as Jason, he will also join Kane Hodder as the only actor to have played the part more than once.

In the 2010 science fiction psychological thriller sequel Predators, he starred as the Predator. On the Superego podcast, Mears made an appearance in Ultraforce 2.


So far, Derek Mears is yet to receive any sort of prestigious awards from an esteemed institution. However, we hope that this talented and passionate professional receives his part of the recognition that he deserves.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Derek Mears in 2024

Derek Mears Net Worth
Derek Mears Net Worth

As of 2024, Derek Mears has garnered a personal net wealth of about $4 million. In his fruitful movie and stunt acting career, he was able to accumulate this personal wealth.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Derek Mears suffered a lot from alopecia, an auto-immune skin condition that also caused him to end up losing nearly all of his body hair early in infant stages,
  • For his depiction as Voorhees, he was considered for an MTV Movie Award in the area of Best Villain but subsequently lost to Heath Ledger, who was playing the Joker in The Dark Knight.
  • His breakthrough role was in the movie Friday the 13th, which released in the year 2013.

Derek Mears is a dedicated and talented actor. He was the main protagonist in the TV show of 2019, known as Swamp Thing. He is looking forward to progressing even further in his acting profession. We hope that he accomplishes a lot more in the future and inspires the next generation to follow their passion as well.


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