Michael Weatherly, 52, played Tony DiNozzo for 13 seasons of the hit crime drama NCIS. Since leaving the show, he’s gone on to star in the successful CBS show Bull as well. However, fans of the actor will be surprised to hear about his showbiz family links.
NCIS viewers still miss Tony in the criminal procedural, five seasons after his exit.
The star became well-known for his stellar crime-solving skills as well as his womanising antics.
However, viewers loved him best for his relationship with Ziva David (played by Cote de Pablo).
Therefore, many may be keen to find out more about his life outside of the small screen, including some famous faces in his family.
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Michael began dating his co-star Jessica Alba on the set of Dark Angel back in 2000
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Former partner – Jessica Alba
Michael began dating his co-star Jessica Alba on the set of Dark Angel back in 2000.
The pair fell in love and got engaged the next year before calling it off in August 2003.
As viewers may be aware, Jessica is a huge Hollywood star and went on to become a lead in films like Fantastic Four, Honey and Sin City.
Now Jessica is married to Cash Warren and they have three children together.
Michael Weatherly currently stars in CBS show Bull
Michael’s first wife was actor Amelia Heinle, who has appeared in several US soap operas
Niece – Alexandra Breckenridge
Virgin River actor Alexandra Breckenridge is actually Michael’s niece.
The star is well-known for her roles in The Ex List, The Walking Dead and This is Us.
However, in recent years, she has become famous as Mel Monroe in the Netflix romantic drama Virgin River.
She plays the lead character Mel, who is a nurse who has moved from California to Virgin River to start a new life.
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Starring alongside Martin Henderson, legions of fans have fallen in love with the two seasons of the show so far.
Alexandra has previously opened up about how supportive her uncle Michael was of her acting career, especially when she was just starting out.
Talking to Connecticut Magazine back in 2008 she said: “He can commiserate with me about whatever difficulties I’m going through, and he tends to have a lot of really good advice.
“It’s wonderful to have a family member who’s so close, who’s also my godfather.”
First wife – Amelia Heinle
Michael’s first wife was actor Amelia Heinle, who has appeared in several US soap operas.
Some of her other roles have included starring in Steven Soderbergh’s The Limey and the television series All My Children.
Amelia married Michael back in 1995 after they met on Loving and they were wed for two years.
They share a son together called August who was born in 1996.
NCIS season 18 airs on CBS on Tuesday evenings.
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