Eileen Davidson Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Akinwalere Olaleye
Dec 14, 2023 By Akinwalere Olaleye
Originally Published on May 27, 2022
Eileen Davidson is an American actress that has starred in notable soap operas.
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About Eileen Davidson

Eileen Marie Davidson is a famed American actress, model, author, and television personality who is majorly acclaimed for her contributions to soap operas.
Did you know that Eileen Davidson earned a hefty sum for appearing in 'The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills'? For each season, she made $750,000.
The daughter of Charlotte and Richard Davidson, Eileen has played several significant roles throughout her acting career. She was gifted a Daytime Emmy award for her exceptional performance as Kristen DiMera in the popular soap opera 'Days Of Our Lives'. She won in the 'Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series' category. She became a household name by playing Ashley Abbott in 'The Bold And The Beautiful' and in 'The Young And The Restless'. Currently, Eileen Davidson resides at her lovely abode in Malibu, California.

Eileen Davidson's Net Worth, Earnings, & Spending Habits

What is Eileen Davidson’s net worth?

The net worth of Eileen Davidson has been evaluated to be $3 million as of 2022.

How much does Eileen Davidson earn per year?

The annual income of the actress mostly depends on the projects she delivers. However, currently, her earnings have not been estimated.

Height, Age, & Physical Attributes

How tall is Eileen Davidson?

This former model stands tall at 5 ft 10 in (170 cm).

How old is Eileen Davidson?

Born on June 15, 1959, Eileen Davidson is 62 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Named Eileen Marie Davidson at birth, this actress was the youngest child of Charlotte and Richard Davidson. She was born on June 15, 1959 in Artesia, California. Her father worked as a manufacturer of airplane parts, while her mother was a homemaker by profession. Her six elder siblings are Connie, Patricia, Thomas, Mary, Ruth, and John Davidson.
Eileen Davidson completed her education at St. Paul High School, situated in Santa Fe Springs, Los Angeles County, California. She also attended Corona del Mar High School in Newport Beach, California. After school, she started taking up modeling projects in California and Mexico City, gradually incorporating print work and commercials. Finally, she enrolled into acting classes on her roommate's recommendation and started training at the Staircase Theater.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Eileen Davidson’s partner?

This 'Days Of Our Lives' actress is currently married to Vincent Van Patten. The duo came across each other in 2000 on the sets of 'The Young And The Restless' where Vincent Van Patten made a brief appearance as Christian. The couple welcomed their only child, Jesse Thomas Van Patten, on May 20, 2003. However, before Vincent Van Patten, she was involved in two marriages. She even dated Jon Voight, the father of Angelina Jolie.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Eileen Davidson has gained global fame for portraying the characters of Kristen DiMera in 'Days Of Our Lives' and Ashley Abbott in 'The Young And The Restless' and 'The Bold And The Beautiful'. She is also popular for appearing in 'Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills'.
Before her acting career, Eileen Davidson took up modeling as a profession but gradually shifted her entire focus to acting. Her training at the Staircase Theater helped her excel in dramas. She also authored four mystery novels.
Eileen traveled extensively between Mexico City and California as a teenage model to work for several companies. In 1982, she auditioned to play the lead role in 'The Young And The Restless', competing with over 100 candidates. However, she managed to bag the role in 1984, and her career gained prominence with her delivery of the role of Ashley Abbott in 'The Young And The Restless'. Nevertheless, she opted out of the show in 1988, and the makers offered the role to Brenda Epperson Doumani, her lookalike. She rejoined the show a year later and continued until 2006 when she was removed. On September 26, 2008, she again made a comeback.
Eileen then took up the soap opera named 'Days Of Our Lives' where she played Kristen Blake. She also played three other characters, namely Penelope, Thomas, and Sister Mary Moira. In 2012, Sony Pictures Entertainment, the production house of 'The Young And The Restless' and 'Days Of Our Lives', desperately wanted Eileen to be on both of the shows, but ultimately, her contract was terminated because the makers of 'The Young And The Restless' declined to let go of her. Eileen continued to appear on and off the show until her last appearance on October 29, 2018.
The 1981 film titled 'Goin’ All the Way' marked her big-screen debut. She was eventually cast in films like 'The Guest House', 'Hell And Mr. Fudge', 'Easy Wheels', and others. Eileen also made several guest appearances on shows, including 'The Phoenix' and 'The Last Sharknado: It's About Time', which featured Eileen as Marie Antoinette.
In 2014, Eileen Davidson became a part of the cast of the fifth season of the top-rated reality television series titled 'The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills'. While working on 'The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills', Eileen Davidson found a great friend in Lisa Rinna. Although Eileen quit the show while Lisa chose to stay, the two continue to be close friends.
Davidson featured in another soap opera aside from Beverly Hills called 'Santa Barbara', but the show only ran until January 1993. Aside from these soap operas, Eileen Davidson played the lead role in 'Broken Badges', a CBS crime series, and featured in the 1982 film titled 'The House On Sorority Row'.
At present, this famous soap star is continuing with her career in acting. Her last appearance was in the film 'Symphoria' in 2021.

Charity Work

Eileen Davidson is not only a prolific actress but also a person heavily involved in charities. She engages in philanthropy by contributing to innumerable social and environmental causes like disaster relief, human rights, civil rights, poverty, upliftment of children and the homeless, and others. In addition, she has extended support to non-profit organizations, including the Bailey Baio Angel Foundation, Family Equality, Children's Health of Orange County (CHOC), Karuna, Habitat for Humanity, and Racing for Kids.

What awards has Eileen Davidson won?

Eileen's caliber in acting and hard work has been recognized through numerous nominations and accolades. She received nominations for the Soap Opera Digest award five times. In 1988, Davidson received a Daytime Emmy nomination for 'Outstanding Lead Actress'.
Proceeding that, in 2014, Eileen Davidson became the recipient of the Daytime Emmy award for 'Days Of Our Lives' under the 'Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series' category. She also bagged another Daytime Emmy award for 'The Young And The Restless' in 2018.

Eileen Davidson’s Hobbies And Interests

This American actress harbors an interest in cooking apart from acting and modeling.

Other Interesting Eileen Davidson Facts And Trivia

In October 2008, Eileen Davidson's first novel 'Death In Daytime', co-written with Robert J. Randisi, was published.
Eileen Davidson is the co-owner of Femmeology, a clothing line she founded with Devon Martt.
Eileen Davidson qualified to be the first actress to pull off five different roles simultaneously on daytime television early on in her career.

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Eileen Davidson Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Eileen Marie Davidson

Date of Birth




Place of Birth




170 cm

Eye Color


Child Star?



Actress, Model, Author, Television Personality


St. Paul High School

Net Worth



Vincent Van Patten


Charlotte Davidson, Richard Davidson


Connie, Patricia, Thomas, Mary, Ruth, John
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Written by Akinwalere Olaleye

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature

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