Who is Martin Henderson?

Martin Henderson is a New Zealand actor who has actively worked in the entertainment industry since 1989 to date. This actor had an early interest in acting which led him to pursue an acting career. He initially started his acting career in television and eventually landed roles in the films. Likewise, he has also appeared in web series and music videos. Henderson’s debut acting role came in an episode of ‘Strangers’ in 1989. Eventually, he received more roles and came to fame. He is well-known for his role in the drama series ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ where he played the role of Dr. Nathan Riggs. Moreover, he is also famous for his film role of Ray Robert Heart in ‘Little Fish’ in 2005.

Quick Info
Full NameMartin Henderson
Birth Date8 October 1974
Birth PlaceAuckland, New Zealand
Parents NameIan Henderson Veronica Henderson
NationalityNew Zealander and American
PartnerAisha Mendez
Net Worth 2021$6 million
Height5 feet and 10 inches (178cm/1.78m)
weight75 kg (165lbs)

Martin Henderson


Martin Henderson was born on 8 October 1974 in Auckland, New Zealand. He was born to his parents Ian Henderson and Veronica Henderson. Additionally, he is currently 46 years old with a Libra star sign.

Early Life/Education

Martin Henderson started acting at the age of 13 in local productions. Talking about his education, he attended Birkenhead Primary School. Moreover, he also enrolled at the Westlake Boys High School and completed his education. He did not study further at the university to pursue an acting career.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Martin Henderson holds New Zealand and American nationality. As per his ethnicity, he is White. Besides, he stands 5 feet and 10 inches (178cm/1.78m) and weighs around 75 kg (165lbs). He has an athletic body type measuring 43-14-31 inches respectively. Moreover, he has a pair of blue-colored eyes and light-brown-colored hair.


Martin Henderson has active social media accounts. His Instagram account (@martinhendersonofficial) has 760 thousand and his Twitter handle (@martinhenderson) has 29.6 thousand followers. Likewise, he does not have an official Facebook page.

Personal Life 

Martin Henderson previously dated Helen Randag. He is currently dating Aisha Mendez. This couple publicized their relationship in April 2020.

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Movies of Martin Henderson

Martin Henderson landed his debut film role in ‘Kick’ as Tom Bradshaw in 1999. He then appeared in the short film ‘The Summer of My Deflowering’ in 2000, ‘Windtalkers’ and ‘The Ring’ in 2002, ‘Skagerrak’ in 2003, and ‘Torque’ in 2004. Likewise, he also played in ‘Bride and Prejudice’ as William Darcy in 2004. In 2005, he appeared in an Australian film ‘Little Fish’ as Ray Robert Heart, and ‘Flyboys’ as Reed Cassidy, ‘Smokin’ Aces’ as Hollis Elmore in 2006. He also portrayed the role of Jay in ‘Battle in Seattle’ in 2007, Mathew in ‘Cedar Boys’ in 2009, John in ‘The Moment,’ and Brent Davis in ‘Devil’s Knot’ in 2013. Moreover, he also appeared in an adventure film ‘Everest’ as Andy Harris in 2015. This film starred various stars like Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes, Robin Wright, Emily Watson, Keira Knightley, Sam Worthington, and Jake Gyllenhaal.

Furthermore, he also had roles in ‘Miracles from Heaven’ in 2016 as Kevin Beam. In the year 2018, he landed three films ‘The Strangers: Prey at Night’ as Mike, ‘Juveniles’ as Oliver, and ‘Hellbent’ as Jeb Dupre.

TV Shows

Martin Henderson had his first acting role in the local production ‘Strangers’ as Zane in 1989. He then appeared in ‘Betty’s Bunch’ in 1990 and also in a television film Raider of the South Seas’ as Jack Taylor. From 1992 to 1995, he played the role of Stuart Neilson in ‘Shortland Street’ and also appeared in this series in 2017. His other series in the 1990s is ‘Echo Point’ in 1995, ‘Sweat’ in 1996, ‘Home and Away’ in 1996, and ‘Big Sky’ which ran from 1997 to 1999. After this, he directly appeared on the TV in the 2009 medical drama TV series ‘House’ as Jeff.

He also had roles in ‘Off the Map’ in 2011, ‘Rake’ in 2012, ‘The Red Road’ from 2014 to 2015, and ‘Secrets & Lies’ in 2014. Similarly, in 2015 he appeared in the ABC series ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ as Dr. Nathan Riggs. He played the main role and appeared in 45 episodes. This series lasted till 2017. His recently played series is ‘Virgin River’ in 2019 where he played the role of Jack Sheridan. This series is still running.

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Martin Henderson has received a total of five nominations out of which he has not won any of them.

Net Worth of Martin Henderson

Martin Henderson earns from his professional career. He has an estimated net worth of $6 million as of 2021.