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Facts About Carey Van Dyke - Barry Van Dyke's Son

Published Sun Aug 25 2019 By DGM
Facts About Carey Van Dyke - Barry Van Dyke's Son

Carey Van Dyke is an American actor and the son of the famous actor Barry Van Dyke with his wife Mary Carey Van Dyke. He is the grandson of the legendary actor and comedian Dick Van Dyke.

Carey was born on the 25th of February, 1976 as the first child of Barry and Mary. Here are 10 facts about him:

What's his Net Worth?

Carey Van Dyke holds an amazing net worth of $500,000 as of 2019 which he amassed from his successful career as an actor. He has been fairly successful in the acting industry which has helped him achieve such an impressive number.

Parents's Net Worth

Barry Van Dyke, Carey's father holds an astonishing fortune of $3 million from his acting career. So, it is obvious that the son is not so far behind his dad in terms of wealth. 

Carey will surely catch up and may even bypass his eminent daddy in wealth. That will be an interesting thing to see!

A picture of Taryn Van Dyke and his wife, Mary Carey Van Dyke.
Taryn Van Dyke and his wife, Mary Carey Van Dyke.
Image Source: Showbiz Post

Ex Wife - Anne Coolbaugh

The 43 years old actor was previously married to the love of his life, Anne Coolbaugh. He shared three daughters Ava, Gracie, and Jane from his marriage. The couple splitted due to the problems that came in their relationship and hence decided to separate from each other. 

Five Children

As we mentioned earlier, Carey is the father of five lovely children with his wife. His kids include a son Alex Van Dyke and four daughters; Mia Van Dyke, Gracie Van Dyke, Jane Van Dyke, and Ava Van Dyke. 

Two of His Kids Are Adopted

In case if you didn't knew but two out of five kids of Carey are adopted. Yes, his son Alex and daughter Mia are adopted because they were from his wife Anne's previous relationships. 

Carry adopted the kids when they were too little and gave them his surname. What a wonderful dad he is!

Fake Rumors of Grandfather's Death

Carey's grandfather, Dick was rumored to have died last year leaving all of his fortune for Trump Foundation. Well, the rumor was totally fake and the legend was still healthy and kicking at the time the news spread. He himself told his fans that he was alive and still had a long way to go in his life. Currently, he is 93 years old and is still fit and fine at this age. 

A picture of Carey Van Dyke's father and grandfather with his younger brother Wes Van Dyke.
Carey Van Dyke's father and grandfather with his younger brother Wes Van Dyke.
Image Source: Malinu Times

Named After Mother Mary 

Whether you've noticed or not, Carey is named after his mother Mary whose full name is Mary Carey Van Dyke. Yes, his name is the maiden name of his mamma. Therefore, he is blessed to carry his father's surname and mother's name in his name. 

Parents & Siblings

Carey was born to Barry Van Dyke with his wife, Mary Carey Van Dyke as the first child of the couple together. He has three younger siblings from which two are brothers; Shane Van Dyke and Wes Van Dyke and one is sister Taryn Van Dyke.

A picture of Carey Van Dyke with his dad and siblings.
Carey Van Dyke with his dad and siblings.
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Got to Work With All Siblings

It was in 1993 when Barry's eldest son got a chance to work with all of his siblings in the TV series 'Diagnosis Murder'. The work of all kids of Barry was very much appreciated by people and they still recall the wonderful bonding of the squad from the series. 

Instagram Account

Carey Van Dyke has an Instagram account by the name @careyvandyke and has 80 followers. However, he doesn't seem active on the platform because he prefers his personal life to be out of the public's eyes.

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