Patrick J Adams is a Canadian actor who shot to fame playing the role of a smart fraud lawyer, Mike Ross, in the USA Network hit legal drama, Suits. Adams is also a film director and an avid photographer. He has proven his versatility in the industry as many of his performances have been met with rave reviews. Let’s take a look at his journey to stardom as well as his personal life.
Patrick J Adams Biography (Age)
Patrick J Adams was born on the 27th of August 1981 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to Rowan Marsh and Claude Adams. His father is a journalist. Adams attended Northern Secondary School, a public high school in Toronto.
Unfortunately, Adams’ parents divorced while he was a teen and as a result, he decided to relocate to Los Angeles at the age of 19. In LA, Adams attended the University of Southern California from where he earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts. Adams was one of the most outstanding students at the school and as a result, was a recipient of the Jack Nicholson Award in 2004.
Patrick J Adams began his career a year after landing in Los Angeles. He began first on stage and worked on Edward Albee’s production of The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? which was played at the Mark Taper Forum.
Adams began his screen career by appearing in short films and TV shows. He had small parts in popular TV shows like Numb3rs, Friday Night Lights, Without a Trace, Lost, NCIS, Ghost Whisperer, and more. All of these roles prepared him for the co-lead role of Mike Ross in Suits which became his much-needed breakthrough. Patrick J Adams left the show at the end of its 7th season. He stated his reason being that it was time to leave and focus on other projects.
Patrick J Adams’ highest paying gig since the start of his career, or at least as of this writing, is Suits. He earned at least an estimated $50,000 per episode of the show. His net worth has been estimated at $10 million.
Patrick J Adams’ Wife and Kids
Somewhere deep down in the hearts of Suits fans was a wish that Patrick Adams and Meghan Markle would tie the knot in real life, just like their characters in the series. However, when they didn’t, the fact that they looked equally adorable with their real-life flames helped with the heartache.
While Meghan to the surprise of us all went on to marry Prince Harry, Adams kept it simple and married a fellow entertainer, actress Troian Bellisario who is best known for her role as Spencer Hastings in Freeform’s hit teen drama series, Pretty Little Liars.
Patrick J Adams met the love of his life in 2009 on the set of a play titled Equivocation. This was before both got their big breaks in Suits and Pretty Little Liars respectively. The couple split after a while, but after Adams was cast in a guest role in Pretty Little Liars in 2010, he reunited with Troian Bellisario and the pair resumed dating.
While dating, the couple developed a yearly tradition of holding what they called a fort day.
It began at the start of their relationship on a day when Adams invited her over so they could relax in a pillow fort that he had built. The couple chose Fort Day for the hashtag for their wedding and took turns to explain the hashtag on their Instagram pages. The wedding held on the 10th of December 2016, was indeed a fort day as it featured a camp-theme. Guests arrived at the venue two days to the wedding day and camped out on white tents set by the beach.
Per Popsugar, Patrick J Adams wore a navy Ralph Lauren suit while his Mrs looked pretty in a flowing dress by Cortana and a tiara by Amaroq. On the 8th of October, 2018, Patrick and his wife welcomed their first child together, a daughter.
Adams’ wife Troian Bellisario was born on the 28th of October, 1985 in Los Angeles, California, to Donald P. Bellisario and Deborah Pratt who are both film directors. She has been acting from the age of three. While on Pretty Little Liars, she got a guest part on Adams’ Suits where she played Claire Bowden. The couple wrote, directed, and acted in Adams’ first short film, We Are Here.
Patrick J Adams stands at a height of exactly 6 feet (1.83 m). Adams has beautiful light blue eyes that perfectly complement his dark brown hair.