Facts of Melissa- Gilbert
|Date of Birth :|
|Age :||56 years old|
|Family Name :||Gilbert|
|Birth Country :||United States|
|Birth Sign :||Taurus|
|Height :||5 Feet 4 Inch|
|Birth Name||Melissa Ellen Gilbert|
|Birth Place/City||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Net Worth||$6 Million USD|
|Body Measurements||36-25-34 (Bust-Waist-Hip)|
|Weight in KG||57.2 kg|
|Breast Size||36 in|
|Waist size||25 in|
|Hip Size||34 in|
|Famous for||The Diary of Anny Frank|
|Married to||Bo Brinkman(1988-1992);Bruce Boxleitner(1995-2011),Timothy Busfield(Present)|
|Awards||Young Artist Award ,TV Land Award,Golden Boots Awards|
|TV Show||Around 20|
She is an American actress, a director, and an author. She had served as the President to Screen Actors Guild Awards from 2001 to 2005. She started her career as a child in late 1960s. She already had started to appear in a number of commercials and in guest roles as a child. She was born to David Darlington and Kathy Wood, who were newly engaged. However, her biological parents did not raise her but put her for adoption instead and were adopted by actor and comedian Paul Gilbert.
She is a married woman. She has been married twice in her lifetime. She has a child from her first marriage and second one. She has no children from her current marriage. She has dated quite a lot of men in her life as well. She has been the topic of news and gossips because of her relationships break up and new one. She also been in rumors several times and is in rumor currently regarding her plastic surgery to look young.
Early Life Of Melissa Gilbert
An American actress and television director Melissa Gilbert was born on May 8, 1964, in Los Angeles, California to Kathy Wood and David Darlington. But later she was adopted by actor Paul Gilbert and his wife Barbara Crane.
But later she was adopted by actor Paul Gilbert and his wife Barbara Crane. However, her adopted parents got a divorce after 8 years of marriage but she used to live with her adoptive mother Barbara. So she lightly raised in the Jewish religion.
Melissa Gilbert's Career
She started her career as a child artist. First, she used to appear in a number of commercials where she gets a chance to meet Michael Landon. She also attended school with Landon's daughter.
Unlike other child artists, Gilbert has also seen many ups and downs in her career journey.
Little House on the Prairie
Melissa came to fame after she portrays the role of little girl Laura Ingalls Wilder on the NBC period drama series Little House on the Prairie, which ran from 1974 to 1983.
It was reported she was chosen among 500 girls for the role of Laura. She is the first youngest actress to receive the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
After Little House on the Prairie, she has appeared in several movies and series. She has also provided the voice of Batgirl on the 1990s Batman: The Animated Series but later she was replaced by Tara Strong.
In 2012, Gilbert joined the 14th season of Dancing with the Stars where she was paired with Maksim Chmerkovskiy.
She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6429 Hollywood Blvd in the year 1985 along with the Western Performers Hall of Fame in 1998.
Melissa Gilbert's Personal life And Divorces
Just after the month of marriage Gilbert become pregnant with her first child and on May 1, 1989, she gave birth to son Dakota Paul Brinkman.
However, Melissa and Bo couldn't handle their relationship. so they ended their married life in divorce in 1992.
Later she married to actor Bruce Boxleitner in 1995 and together duo shared a son Michael Garrett Boxleitner.
Same as her previous relationship, her second marriage also ended on a sad note. Gilbert announced her separation from her husband on 1st March 2011. The duo ended their 16 years long married life in 2011. She filed for divorce on 22 August.
On January 29, 2013, insider reports the actress was engaged to her fellow actor Timothy Busfield. Later the duo married in the same year April 24, 2013, and since then the duo is together. They reside in Howell, Michigan.
The duo doesn't have their own child but from previous relationships, Melissa is a mother of two sons.
Gilbert opened up that she had her nose adjusted and multiple breast implant surgeries earlier in 2018. Further, she admitted that she won't undergo any more plastic surgery including Botox and fillers.
Melissa Gilbert's Net Worth
The 54 years old Golden Globe award-winning actress has a quite impressive net worth of $500 thousand.
Along with that, she is the owner of many expensive properties including cars, house, gadgets and much more.
Melissa- Gilbert Affairs
First Affair with Michael Landon Jr.
He is an American actor, director, writer and producer. The two began to date shortly after they met. They were in relation for few months and they broke up.
Second Affair with Rob Lowe
He is an American actor. The two began to date shortly after they met. They were in relation for long time. They were together for nearly 7 years and shared a serious relationship. However, things did not work out well between them and they broke up.
Third Affair with Cyril O'Reilly
He is an actor. The two had dated for a short stint of time followed by their break up.
Fourth Affair with Tom Cruise
He is an actor. The two dated for a very brief time. The news had made a lot of rumors back then.
Fifth Affair with John Cusack
He is an American actor, producer and screenwriter. The two had dated for a brief time period.
Sixth Affair with Scott Baio
He is an American actor. They had dated for a very short while followed by their break up.
Seventh Affair with Billy Idol
He is is an English rock musician, songwriter and actor. The two were in relationship for few weeks and they broke up.
Seventh Affair with Bo Brinkman
He is an actor and a director. They got married after a while of their relationship. However, their marriage did not work out well and they got divorced.
Eighth Affair with Dylan McDermott
He is an American actor. The two had dated each other for a short time after her divorce.
Nineth Affair with Jon Tenney
He is an American actor. The two were in relationship for a very short time and later got separated.
10 Affair with Bruce Boxleitner
He is an actor and a writer. They got married after dating for some time. They have a child as well. However, However, things did not work out well between them and they divorced.
10 Affair with Thierry Gauchet
After her divorce with her second husband, she began dating with him. However, the relationship lasted for few months resulting break up.
10 Affair with Timothy Busfield
He is an American actor and director. The two got married shortly after they started relationship. They are living happily at the moment.