Dana Lavas (aka Dana Gedrick) is the ex-wife of Jason Gedrick, an actor best known for his breakout role on the smash-hit TV series, Murder One and Boomtown. Talking about their failed marriage, the former flames were married for many years before they separated mutually in the late 1990s. The exes have three grown children together.
However, Dana, following her divorce from her actor husband, has been living her life outside of the media. So, here today we have come up with some unexplored facts about Dana.
Let’s take a closer look!
How old is Dana Lavas? Her Early Life
Dana is 53 years old as of 2023. She was born and raised in the United States. Nonetheless, Lavas remained silent regarding her early life and parents. Besides, her nationality is American and she belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity.
What is Dana Lavas doing now?
According to The Washington Times, Dana is a homemaker. Other than that, there is nothing much known regarding her professional endeavors. She hit the media just after her high-profile marriage to actor Jason.
The former-celebrity spouse currently resides in Los Angeles California with her kids and new partner.
Dana is the ex-wife of Jason Gedrick
The former couple tied the knot back in 1989, in a private wedding ceremony attended by their family members and friends. The same year, Jason also scored two roles in the movies Rooftops and a successful biographical war drama film Born on the Fourth of July. In the movie, Born on the Fourth of July, he worked alongside big actors like Tom Cruise, William Dafoe, Tom Berenger, Kyra Sedgwick, among others.
Sources reported that Dana and Jason dated for a while before they walked down the aisle.
She Is a Mother of Three Children
Dana welcomed three kids with her ex-hubby. They gave birth to their first child, a son named Jian Gedrick in 1991, two years after their nuptials. Their second son, Garrett Gedrick was born in 1994. Jason’s ex-wife Dana Gedrick gave birth to their third son, Ty in 1995.
All of their now-grown sons were born and brought up in Santa Barbara, California. Their oldest kid, Jian attended San Roque, graduating in 2009. All Gedrick brothers share a close relationship and often share their photos on their respective social media profiles.
Her Divorce With Jason Gedrick: They shared Joint Custody of Their Sons
The couple led a happily married life for years but it couldn’t last long and the duo divorced after around eight years of marriage in 1997. Neither Dana nor her spouse Jason ever commented on how their long-time matrimonial relationship dissolved. But sources say, their separation was amicable.
After their divorce finalization, they agreed to share 50-50 custody of their three kids.
Despite their failed marriage, the ex-pair never backed down from their parental duties, always standing by their kids’ side. Especially, Jason, a busy actor, who even started living nearby his ex-wife’s home in suburban Los Angeles for the sake of his boys.
Back in 2001, the actor told The Washington Times that he loves to spend his limited spare time with his kids,
“When I´m not working, we have a week-on, week-off arrangement. We have plenty of time together, there is no race to get things done. We just enjoy each other´s company. I look forward to making their pancakes and right now I´m doing a load of laundry.”
Who is Dana Lavas Dating Now?
Scrolling down Dana’s social media handle, we got to know that the ex-celebrity spouse is in a secret relationship with an unknown guy. She has been posting photos with her mysterious partner since the mid-2010s but has never disclosed his name.
Judging by her Facebook posts, the new duo seems they are pretty much into one another.
Dana Lavas has an estimated net worth of $300,000. In the meantime, her ex-hubby Jason Gedrick’s wealth stands at $1.5 million. He has earned a major portion of his wealth from his successful acting career.
Beginning his acting career in 1983, Jason came into the limelight following his role as Neil Avedon in Murder One (1995-16). He gradually became part of many other successful movies and TV shows, most notably in Desperate Housewives, How to Get Away with Murder, and more.
From 2016-17, Gedrick played in Major Crimes.