Even though Dean Cain has never been married, he is a father to a kid, and he took a break from acting to raise him. Cain is finally ready to begin a new chapter in his life, and now that his son has flown the coop to attend college, he has high hopes of finding the kind of lady with whom he can plant some serious roots.
Dean Cain did not grow up knowing his biological father. The guy had been Japanese, but Dean, whose birth name was Tanaka, had never come into contact with him.
After marrying his biological mother, Sharon Thomas, in 1969, Christopher Cain, a film director, took him and his older brother Roger under his wing and raised them as his own. Dean and his family were helped out by Christopher, and the actor was very appreciative of what Christopher done for them.
His upbringing as an adoption shaped who he became later in life; in fact, he gave his firstborn child the same name as his own adoptive parent. He previously claimed that the fact that his father took responsibility for his upbringing was one of the most important things in his life.
Dean is of the opinion that being a father is a significant duty, and that if a man is not present in the life of a kid, the youngster has an increased risk of getting into trouble. After learning that he was going to be a parent, he immediately understood what steps would need to be taken.
He had been adopted when he was four years old and could still recall how significant it had been for the rest of his life.
Dean Cain was reportedly quoted as saying that it was difficult to date a lady in the Hollywood industry.
The actor said that getting a date was not difficult; however, he did not feel the same way about getting a second date. The stunning actor has certain expectations when it comes to the ladies he dates.
According to him, there has to be a strong physical attraction between them, she should have a warm personality, and most importantly, she should have a keen mind.
His longtime girlfriend Samantha Torres, with whom he finally had his one and only kid Christopher, was the lady he may have gone that far in his relationship with, but they did not wind up getting married.
After the couple decided to end their relationship, they engaged in a contentious custody fight for the next 18 months. It came to an end in 2003, which was three years after the birth of their son Christopher Dean Cain.
They were given shared custody, which they maintained for a few of years until things started to shift in 2011.
Torres and Dean came to the conclusion that the most stable environment for their kid would be for him to reside permanently with the actor. The necessity for Christopher to be reared in one family was the basis on why the court approved their arrangement; nevertheless, according to Dean, Christopher was still able to spend as much time with his mother as he desired.
Dean understood that he could no longer afford to be absent since he was now responsible for the sole upbringing of his kid and had full custody of his son. Dean has made it clear that he really regrets being absent for some things that Christopher did.
After some time had passed, Dean said that in order to prioritize his role as a father to his kid, he had to pass up some excellent job chances.
“It had a significant impact on my professional life that I just cannot describe, i passed up the opportunity to become one of the highest-paid actors on television—if not the highest—for a program that ultimately ran for six years.”
Dean admitted that the contract was appealing, but he was aware that accepting the agreement would require him to give up being a present parent. As a result, he made the decision to prioritize his relationship with his son.
Dean claims that it took him a fraction of a second to figure out the correct response. For the next 18 years, the happy father continued to make judgments about his profession based on how those choices would effect his top objective, which was to be a present parent.
Dean spends the most of his time catering to Christopher, he barely ever has time to socialize, much alone go out on dates, despite the fact that he has been trying to find his missing rib for some time now.
Christopher often visits his grandpa, after whom he was named, when he is not spending time with Dean.
Dean recently shared with his audience a story about a time when he and his family went out to eat at a steak restaurant, but his son insisted on having the steaks that Dean cooked at home instead because he thought they were superior.