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Bruce Boxleitner Biography

Updated On 21 Apr, 2022 Published On 25 Sep, 2021
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Facts of Bruce Boxleitner

Date of Birth :
Age : 73 years old
Family Name : Boxleitner
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Taurus
Height : 6 Feet 2 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Bruce Boxleitner

What is Bruce Boxleitner marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Bruce Boxleitner have ? (name): 3 Children
Is Bruce Boxleitner having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Bruce Boxleitner Gay ? No

An American actor and writer, Bruce Boxleitner is best known for his appearance in the television series Bring Em Back Alive, How the West Was Won, and Scarecrow and Mrs. King. Let's examine his personal life, net worth, lifestyle, and more information in detail.

Bruce Boxleitner Married to Verena King-Boxleitner

Actor Bruce Boxleitner married and divorced multiple times in life. His first marriage was to actress Kathryn Holcomb from 1977 to 1987. Followed by the divorce from his first wife, he married his second wife Melissa Gilbert from 1995 to 2011.

Bruce Boxleitner with first wife Kathryn Holcomb.  SOURCE: Famous Fix

The Elgin Illinois native currently lives with his third wife, Verena King Boxleitner whom he tied the knot in 2016 in a private wedding ceremony. The most interesting part of Bruce and Verena's marriage is the fact that they share amazing chemistry on top of good understanding despite the 15-20 years of age difference.

Bruce Boxleitner currently lives with his third wife Verena King. SOURCE: Instagram

The Bruce-Verena duo has successfully crossed over four years of marriage but does not have any children. Nonetheless, Boxleitner does not lag showing his affection for his beloved one via Instagram posts.

In addition, Boxleitner was one of the closest friends of late actress Beverly Garland who was also his Scarecrow & Mrs. King's co-star. The two met on the set of How The West Was Won and Bruce remained close to her until her death in December 2008.


Bolxeitner is a father to three children namely Michael Boxleitner, Sam Boxleitner, and Lee Boxleitner. Bruce's ex-wife Kathryn welcomed sons, Sam in 1980 and Lee in 1985. Bruce has a son Michael Boxleitner with his second wife, Melissa Gilbert, born in 1995.

Waht is Bruce Boxleitner Net worth?

Boxleitner possesses an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2022. The actor earned his wealth from his career as an actor by starring in several films and television projects since the 1970s.

The white-haired have appeared in television projects such as Scarecrow and Mrs. King, Babylon 5, The Gambler, and How The West Has Won. Likewise, his film credits include The Secret, Tron, Free Fall, Gods and Generals, and Guardians of Luna.

Apart from acting, Bruce is a fine writer as well as he has authored and published two science fiction including "Frontier Earth" and "Searcher." Moreover, he also provided his voice for many videogames, including the "Tron" Universe and audiobooks. Likewise, Disneys's sequel for Tron: Legacy has been in the process to make for years and undoubtedly, Boxleitner is most likely to reprise his role in the film that stars Jared Leto. In fact, it was Leto who further confirmed that the team was working on the film.

Bruce's wife, Verena King earns enough like her husband as she is the president of Verena King Public Relations and King Social LLC. Verena has been a professional publicist for over 15 years. The graduate with a college degree in criminal justice and pre-law also worked at KSNE-FM and KQOL-FM for Clear Channel Radio. Her estimated net worth can be calculated in more than six-digit numbers.

Bruce Boxleitner - Quick Facts

  • Bruce is the son of Cliff Boxleitner and Diane Boxleitner.
  • Bruce attended Mount Prospect High School in Illinois.
  • He studied at Goodman School of Drama at the Art Institute of Chicago and DePaul University.
  • Boxleitner has featured in commercials for Estee Lauder's "Lauder for Men."
  • Ex-brother-in-law of Sara Gilbert and Jonathan Gilbert.
  • Bruce once presented the Golden Boot Award when Beverly Hills won the honor in 1986.
  • Bruce Boxleitner is a skilled horseman and rode horses most of his adult life.
  • Except for Jeff Bridges, Bruce is the only actor to star in both Tron and Tron: Legacy.

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Bruce Boxleitner Married

Third Marriage with Verena King

Verena King is the present wife of Bruce Boxleitner. They have been together since 2016. The pair do not have children.

Second Marriage with Melissa Gillbert

Melissa Gilbert is the second wife of Bruce Boxleitner. They tied a knot in 1995 and divorced in 2011 citing unknown issues,

First Marriage with Kathryn Holcomb

Bruce Boxleitner married Kathryn Holcom for ten years, They share two handsome sons Lee and Sam Boxleitner.

Bruce Boxleitner Children

SON : Michael Boxleitner

Mother: Melissa Gillbert

Bruce welcomed a son Michael Boxleitner with his second wife Melissa Gilbert in 1995. He is the youngest of Boxleitner's kids.

SON : Lee Boxleitner

Mother: Kathryn Holcomb

Lee Boxleitner is the second child of Bruce Boxleitner with Kathryn Holcomb, Lee is currently 35 years old.

SON : Sam Boxleitner

Mother: Kathryn Holcomb

Sam Boxleitner is the eldest child of Bruce Boxleitner with Kathryn Holcomb. He was born in 1980 and has two brothers.

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