Besides Being An Iconic Entertainer, 'The King of Cool' Dean Martin Was A Dedicated Dad Of 8 Lookalike Children

Date December 17, 2019 12:44

The iconic Dean Martin, one of the most popular and talented American entertainers of the mid-20th century, was often referred to as 'The King of Cool'.

Together with Jerry Lewis, he was a member of the comedy duo Martin and Lewis, and throughout his career made sure people always have smiles on their faces.

Martin was also rather popular for being a host of different TV programs, including The Dean Martin Show and The Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts.

Dean Martin’s eight children

Besides being a successful and famous entertainer, Dean Martin was also a devoted father of eight children.

With his first wife, Elizabeth Anne 'Betty' McDonald, Martin had four children: Craig Martin, Claudia Martin, Gail Martin, and Deana Martin.

During the 24-year-marriage with the second wife, Dorothy Jean 'Jeanne' Biegger, Dean had three children: Dean Paul Martin, Ricci Martin, and Gina Martin.

Martin’s third marriage was rather short, and the couple had no mutual kids. Nevertheless, the entertainer adopted Catherine Hawn’s daughter, Sasha.

By the way, some kids decided to follow in their famous father’s footsteps. For example, Dean Paul Martin was the popular American pop singer and television actor, known for his role in the Backfire movie.

Deana Martin is also an actress and singer, known for her role in the Young Billy Young, and appearing in The Dean Martin Show.

Ricci Martin was a rather success musician and singer, who established his band The Pack.

Unfortunately, three of Martin’s children have already passed away. Ricci Martin's cause of death is unknown, while Claudia Martin passed away from breast cancer, and his son Dean Jr. died during a crash in a snowy mountain.

As we see, Dean Martin was also a devoted father of eight children, and some of them even decided to follow in their famous dad’s footsteps. It means that Dean was a great role model for them, and dedicated much time to family!