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Drake Hogestyn Biography

Birth Name:
Donald Drake Hogestyn
Birth Place:
Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

Fast Facts

  • Attended college on a baseball scholarship
  • He was drafted by the New York Yankees and played third base for one of their minor-league farm teams
  • Discovered by a Columbia Pictures national talent search
  • He was one of 30 people chosen out of 75,000 aspiring actors
  • Made his professional acting debut in 1982 on the TV series Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
  • Won the Soap Opera Digest Award for Hottest Male Star in 1994 and '95


  • Alexandra Hogestyn -- Daughter
  • Whitney Hogestyn -- Daughter
  • Bill Hogestyn -- Father
  • Shug Hogestyn -- Mother
  • Rachael Hogestyn -- Stepdaughter
  • Victoria Hogestyn -- Wife