37 Facts About Addison Montgomery


Addison Montgomery is promoted to series regular in season two episode seven, "Something To Talk About".


Once the love-triangle storyline had been resolved, Rhimes created the first spin-off of Grey's Anatomy based on the character named Private Practice which saw Addison Montgomery move to Los Angeles to start anew, after two seasons as a series regular.


Addison Montgomery is the daughter of wealthy parents and has a $25 million trust fund.


Addison Montgomery's father is nicknamed "The Captain" and is a doctor who teaches medicine at a university where Addison Montgomery would sit and watch as a child.


Addison Montgomery's father used spending time with his daughter as a pretense for his many affairs.


Addison's mother is Beatrice "Bizzy" Forbes Montgomery and her brother, Archer, is a world-class neurologist and successful author.


Addison Montgomery met her future husband, Derek Shepherd, in medical school.

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Addison Montgomery is a Yale University graduate and attended Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City for medical school.


Addison Montgomery met future colleagues Sam and Naomi Bennett there as well.


Addison Montgomery briefly attempted to have a relationship with Mark, which resulted in her becoming pregnant.


Addison Montgomery then had an abortion soon after she discovered that Mark cheated on her, and as she was still in love with Derek.


The character Addison Montgomery first appears in the season one finale of Grey's Anatomy, arriving at Richard's behest.


Addison Montgomery tries to reconcile with Derek, despite his relationship with Meredith Grey, but he is still angry with her, and there is a period of antagonism between them.


Addison Montgomery realizes that Derek still has feelings for Meredith, and their marriage is tested further when Mark arrives in Seattle looking for Addison.


Mark makes Addison Montgomery realize that Derek is in love with Meredith and that he does love her.


Addison Montgomery asks for a relationship, but she rejects him.


Addison Montgomery is attracted to Pete Wilder, the practice's alternative medicine specialist.


When Pete stands her up on a date, Addison Montgomery decides they should be friends and nothing more and instead accepts a date with Kevin, a police officer she met through work.


In season two, Addison Montgomery learns from Naomi that the practice is failing financially.


Addison Montgomery tells Sam against Naomi's wishes, and, feeling betrayed, Naomi breaks off her friendship with Addison.


Addison Montgomery inadvertently prompts the staff to vote between Sam and Naomi and is surprised when instead, she is elected to lead the practice as its director.


Addison Montgomery reassures him, but it causes them to break up later.


Addison Montgomery is surprised when Archer begins working for Pacific Wellcare Center, a rival practice.


When he experiences multiple seizures and believes he has a brain tumor, Addison Montgomery asks Derek to treat Archer in another crossover episode with Grey's Anatomy.


Also during this time, it is shown that Addison Montgomery's mother Bizzy is a lesbian who has been in a long-term affair with her best friend.

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Addison Montgomery is angry because she always blamed her father for his numerous extra-marital affairs and was angry at how he treated Bizzy, not realizing that her mother was the one in a serious extramarital relationship.


Addison Montgomery revealed that she was in love with Sam and Pete, but she decided to begin a relationship with Pete instead, while Sam was with another doctor.


Addison Montgomery invites her to Fiji, and although she initially agrees, in the end she chooses to get back together with Sam.


At the beginning of season 5, Sam and Addison Montgomery are back together, although they break up again as he is still not ready to commit to marriage and a family with her.


Addison Montgomery becomes Addison's doctor and helps her attempt to conceive using IVF.


Addison Montgomery adopted her daughter Angela, who is featured in the final two seasons of the show.


Addison Montgomery is often shown advising her father and encourages him to pursue a relationship with Addison, whom he clearly has feelings for.


However, Jake realizes that Addison Montgomery is not over Sam and does not want to be a rebound, but tells her he will wait for her.


Sam begins to regret his decision to leave Addison Montgomery and makes excuses to spend time with Henry, but Addison Montgomery decides to focus on her baby instead of pursuing a relationship with either Sam or Jake.


Jake and Addison Montgomery move in together later in the season after she admits to being in love with him.


Addison Montgomery tells her to ask him again, and gives her a ring, after which point the two are engaged.


Addison Montgomery was listed in Wetpaint's "10 Hottest Female Doctors on TV" and in BuzzFeed's "16 Hottest Doctors On Television".