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How Old Is Patrick Star From SpongeBob SquarePants?

How Old Is Patrick Star From SpongeBob SquarePants?

Ah, Patrick Star, everyone’s favorite less-than-smart pink starfish from Stephen Hillenburg’s SpongeBob SquarePants TV show. SpongeBob, Patrick, Squidward, Sandy, Krabs, all of the Bikini Bottom crew hold places in our hearts, but this “big pink loser” (not my words) is many people’s favorite.

There is something aspirational about Patrick’s unique brand of obliviousness and sloth. The iconic, genius voice that Bill Fagerbakke gives this character is the perfect cherry on top of the Krabby Patty.

Patrick has been on the TV show, the SpongeBob SquarePants movie, video games, and more. SquareBob himself is the only character with a broader reach. There’s a lot to know about Patrick Star with all that content. We’ll discuss his age, jobs, childhood, and life.

Patrick’s Age

Several of the best, most classic TV show episodes feature this impressive starfish and his rock home down the street from SpongeBob and Squidward on Conch Street, Bikini Bottom; that’s right, he’s a homeowner. How old is Patrick…? We don’t have any official confirmation on his age, but we have seen SpongeBob and Patrick together as babies, looking like their birthdays are very close together.

Patrick has had jobs at the Chum Bucket for the fry cook games and the Krusty Krab, if brief, and even spent a short time as a father. He must be an adult, right?

How Old Is Patrick?

In the episode “Home Sweet Pineapple,” one of our top favorites of all time, S. Bob has his house consumed by a horde of hauntingly hungry nematodes. This is why we don’t live inside food, everybody. In this time of need, his best from Patrick Star comes to his aid and lets him stay under the rock.

We’ve already mentioned Patrick’s homeownership; In this episode, we learn about the starfish’s past. He says how he got kicked out of his parents’ house for good, prompting him to settle under the rock. Alarming nature aside, this implies some degree of maturity.

If you read our article, How Old Is SpongeBob, you’ll learn that the yellow dude is 36 years old. If we extend this to Patrick is 36 years old. We know he’s about the same age as SpongeBob since we’ve seen them together as babies. Certainly old enough to leave home and find a rock.

Rock A Bye Bivalve

“So… this is the thanks I get for working overtime?” Patrick says, covered in a briefcase of ice cream.

In another classic episode, we explore the joys of undersea parenthood in Bikini Bottom. Patrick takes on a typical “dad” role over a baby scallop, going to “work” on his briefcase of snacks during the day while SpongeBob stayed home. I want that job.

36 is a good age for a dad.