Dean Martin Children: Full Details

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How many children did Dean Martin have? Who is the mother of Dean Martin’s children? In this write up, we will provide you with full details about the children of Dean Martin.

Who Was Dean Martin? 

Dean Martin was a top American singer and actor in the 20th century. He was born Dino Paul Crocetti on June 7, 1917 and died on December 25, 1995 at the age of 78 of acute respiratory failure due to emphysema.

He was active in the entertainment industry as a singer, comedian and actor from 1932 till he died in 1995.

Throughout his longstanding career, Martin released over thirty studio albums and several other singles. He was also a talented actor and appeared in over forty films and TV shows.

How Many Children Did Dean Martin Have? 

Dean Martin had eight children through his three marriages. They are Craig, Claudia, Gail, Deana, Dean Paul, Ricci, Gina and Sasha Martin.

Check out Dean Martin’s children below in order of birth:

1. Craig Martin, born on June 29, 1942 with first wife, Elizabeth Anne McDonald.

2. Claudia Martin, born on March 16, 1944 with Elizabeth Anne McDonald.

3. Barbara Gail Martin, born on April 11, 1945 with Elizabeth Anne McDonald.

4. Deana Martin, born on August 19, 1948 with Elizabeth Anne McDonald.

5. Dean Paul Martin, born on November 17, 1951 with his second wife, Dorothy Jean Biegger. He died on March 21, 1987.

6. Ricci Martin, born on September 20, 1953 with Dorthy Jean Biegger. He died on August 3, 2016.

7. Gina Martin, born on December 20, 1956 with Dorothy Jean Biegger.

8. Sasha Martin’s date of birth is not known. She is the daughter his third wife, Catherine Hawn had from her previous relationship. He adopted her after he married Catherine.

Who Is Deana Martin? 

Deana Martin is an American singer and actress born on August 19, 1948 in Manhattan, New York to singer Dean Martin and his first wife, Elizabeth Anne McDonald.

As the daughter of a singer, Deana also decided to pursue a career in singing. But in order to succeed in her career, she attended the Dartington College of Arts in the UK.

As of July 2023, she has released five albums titled Swing Street (2016), Destination Moon (2013), White Christmas (2011), Volare (2009) and Memories Are Made of This (2006).

She has been married to music and film producer John Griffeth since February 7, 1990 and renewed their vows in 2015.

Who Is Dean Paul Martin? 

Dean Paul Martin Jr. was an American actor and pop singer born on November 17, 1951 in Santa Monica, California. He was born to Dean Martin and his second wife, Jeanne Biegger.

Martin attended the Urban Military Academy in Brentwood despite constantly being influenced by many to go into music. He was a trained pilot and received his license at the age of 16.

He became a member of a pop group known as Dino, Desi & Billy when he was 13 and they released a number songs. His acting talents was also brought to bear and starred in a few films such as “Players” (1979), “Misfits of Science” (1985-1986) and “Backfire”,

He died on March 21, 1987 during a training mission as a pilot. His F-4 crashed in a mountain in California, killing him and his weapons systems officer.

He was married twice. First to actress Olivia Hussey from 1971 to 1978 and later married Dorothy Hamill from 1982 to 1984.

He had one son with his first wife named Alexander Martin.

Who Is Ricci Martin? 

Ricci James Martin was an American singer born on September 20, 1953 to Dean Martin and his second wife, Jeanne Biegger.

He began his career in 1977 where he started a band known as “The Pack” and later released his debut album that year titled “Beached”.

He later became a member of the band Ricci, Desi & Billy when he moved to Utah in 1990.

Unfortunately, he passed away on August 3, 2016 at the age of 62, leaving behind his wife and three daughter.

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