Tim was born on 12 June 1963. He was born in New York City in United States of America. The name of his father is Jim DeKay and the name his mother is Jill DeKay. He also has a sibling whose name is Jamey and it is known that his childhood was spend in New York along with his parents. He completed his education from Le Moyne College and he later enrolled himself in Rutgers University. 

There is not much information available about his parents but it is known that Tim was fond of basketball, athletics and even baseball. When he was young, he wanted to pursue his career in law but as he grew up, he realised that he is passionate about acting thus he decided to follow his passion. Tim also received a doctorate in later stages of his life and at present he also works as a teacher for University of Southern California.

After completing his curse in drama, Tim started his career with Seinfeld. He later got a role in The New Adventures of Old Christine. The show was really popular. Tim also worked in Ridicules Fraud and Someone to Watch over Me. Later he got a chance to work in The Merchant of Venice and The Lion in winter.

In 2009, it was reported that he directed a short movie known as This Monday. As per the information, he was also the producer of this movie. The movie was broadcasted in several short film festivals. The same year, he worked in White Collar and he also directed another show known as Stealing Home. The show was broadcasted in 2012.

Later in 2015, Tim got a chance to work in Frankenstein. Tim worked in total of 22 movies and the most recent one was Best Man Wins which was released in 2014. Tim was featured Monster Ark in 2008 and the movie did a huge business on the box office. He also worked in over 50 TV shows. A few of the famous shows he worked in were CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: Miami and Revenge.

At present he is working in Lucifer as Professor Jason Carlisle. He was featured in Love Handles episode of the show. Tim has also been nominated for several awards for his performance.

During his term at Rutgers University it is known that he met Elisa Taylor. And the couple dated for a long time before they decided to get married in 1991. Elisa is also known to be an actress. His wife gave birth to two children after the marriage. The name of the children is Jamis DeKay and Danna DeKay. It is known that at present, Tim lives in California along with his wife and his children. As per an estimate, Tim earns about 80 thousand American Dollars per episode and his total net worth is estimated to be around 2 Million American Dollars.

Last Modified: Apr 5, 2020

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