Barbara Minty Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 15 Oct, 2017
Facts of Barbara Minty
Date of Birth: 1953 , June-11
Age: 65 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Birth Name Barbara Minty
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Seattle
Ethnicity White
Profession Model
Net Worth N/A
Salary N/A
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Married to Steve McQueen (m. 1980), David Brunsvold
Books Steve McQueen: The Last Mile, Miniature Orchids
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Barbara Minty is an American former fashion model as well as author. Working with the power modeling agents, Eileen Ford & Nina Blanchard, she became an in-demand model gracing the number of cover magazines and advertisements in back 1970s.

Early life and education

Barbara Minty was born as Barbara Minty McQueen on 11th June 1953 in Seattle, Washington, the United States. She belongs to white-American/race-ethnicity and holds an American nationality.

Her parents raised minty in Corvallis, Oregon where she attended the Corvallis High School, Oregon.


Barbara Minty began her professional career in modeling. She signed a contract with power modeling agents ‘Eileen Ford’ & ‘Nina Blanchard which helped her to gain popularity in the modeling industry.

Later, Minty was offered with various cover shoots & advertisement. In the 1970s, she was announced to be one of the highest paid models. Apart from modeling, Minty is a well-known author as well. She has published a book, Steve McQueen -The Last Mile. The book is a memoir of the time which she spends with her husband before his death.

 Besides that, in 2007, Minty began hosting art exhibitions of her work with shows in Liverpool, Tokyo, London, Nashville, San Francisco, Phoenix & Boise, Idaho. Furthermore, she is also involved with Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization.  

Personal life

Barbara Minty married twice in her life. She tied a knot with David Brunsvold. Previously, she was in a marital relation with Steve McQueen, an American actor. However, she lost him because of cancer. Even, they could not celebrate their first marriage anniversary.

Minty is the third wife of Steve & currently, she is parenting two stepchildren; Terry McQueen and Chad McQueen with Brunsvold in Ketchum, Idaho.

Barbara hasn't any child with Brunsvold, and she is quite secretive regarding her private stuff. So, she prefers to keep her personal life away from the limelight of media.

Net worth

After becoming an in-demand model, Barbara Minty covered dozens of magazines as well as commercials back in the 1970s. She earns a considerable fan following in this industry. However, Minty’s expected net worth is still unknown to us, but she is undoubtedly living a luxurious life.


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