Jillian Fink is an American celebrity makeup artist and the wife of Patrick Dempsey of 'Grey’s Anatomy' fame. Her incredible makeup skills have helped her make a name for herself in the beauty industry. Famous for giving Hollywood celebrities their best red-carpet looks, Jillian is also known for introducing many new beauty trends. She owns a website that contains her blogs about the latest trends in the beauty industry. She also promotes her own customized beauty products, which are available for sale. The best thing about her products is that they are formulated using organic ingredients. In her career, spanning over a decade, Jillian has worked with numerous celebrities and has built an impressive client base. She has also partnered with 'Avon' for a new cosmetic line.
Jillian commenced her career in the beauty industry in the early 1990s. She began by acquiring makeup skills and entrepreneurial knowledge. Her work made her visit fashion capitals such as Paris and London. In 1992, she got her first break as a makeup artist in the TV movie ‘Something to Live for: The Alison Gertz Story.’ Two years later, she stepped into mainstream Hollywood when she was appointed as the lead hair stylist and makeup artist for the thriller 'The Crew.' Following this, she styled Drew Barrymore, the protagonist of the 2000 romantic comedy 'Skipped Parts.' Jillian and Barrymore became good friends on the sets of the movie. Soon, she was hired to work on lip-glosses for the Barrymore-starrer action movie 'Charlie’s Angels.'
In 2006, Jillian was roped in by the cosmetic brand 'Avon' as their major global creative color director. The following year, she announced the launch of a new line of makeup products, in collaboration with 'Avon.' Jillian received a lot of praises for her work in the 2014 action movie 'Stunt Fighter,' which showcased her skills by introducing special makeup effects. She was also praised for actor Jennifer Lawrence’s makeover that was featured on the cover of the Spanish magazine 'Yo Dona.’
As a professional makeup artist, Jillian has styled numerous Hollywood stars for their red-carpet appearances. Some of her highly praised red-carpet looks were for Kristen Stewart, Leslie Mann, and Kirsten Dunst.
Jillian owns a website, which is primarily a promotional and vlogging space but doubles up as a shopping site featuring her beauty products. She is extremely selective about the ingredients used in her products and hand-picks only organic ingredients. Her idea is to bring a revolution in the beauty industry by manufacturing zero-chemical products that will help reduce the harmful effects of makeup. Jillian has a 'YouTube' channel, too, where she posts make tutorials to help her fans achieve celebrity-like looks.
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Jillian is married to Patrick Dempsey, famous for his appearance in the medical drama 'Grey's Anatomy.' The couple is blessed with three children.
Jillian met Patrick for the first time at her hair salon in Los Angeles, when her career was in its nascent stage. She was surprised to see Patrick’s name on her appointment list, but she thought it was a prank planned by her colleagues. However, Patrick actually had an appointment and even visited the salon on the registered date.
Jillian found Patrick cute but did not make a move, as he was already a big star at that time. However, Patrick revealed he was interested in her and would often flirt with her. After three years, they finally began dating each other.
On July 31, 1999, the couple got married in an intimate ceremony held at Patrick’s family farmhouse in Maine. Reports claimed that Patrick could not control his emotions and started crying when he saw Jillian walk down the aisle. The couple welcomed their first child, their daughter, Tallulah Fyfe Dempsey, on February 20, 2002. Their twin sons, Darby Galen and Sullivan, were born on February 1, 2007.
Jillian’s marriage went through some rough times, too. She filed for divorce on January 23, 2015, but withdrew it later. Neither she nor Patrick was ready to end their 15-year-old marriage, and they reconciled soon.
Jillian Fink was born on February 4, 1966, in the US. Jillian has a sister named Kristin Fink Mason.
An ardent animal lover, Jillian owns two French Bulldogs named Horton and Clem.
She conducts makeup experiments on her husband, for instance, she often paints his nails with various nail paints to test her new nail-art designs.