Bon Brinkman is an American actor and director who rose to fame for his work in the epic war movie Gettysburg. He has also worked in Last Man Club, Gods and Generals, Gettysburg among others. He grabbed further attention when he married actress Melissa Gilbert. The couple also has a son named Dakota Brinkman.
Born In Pasadena, He Belongs to Ameican Nationality
Bon Brinkman was born on Sep 17, 1956, in Pasadena, Texas, the United States of Amerca. There is little known about his family background. He is the cousin of actors Dennis Quaid and Randy Quaid. Spending most of his early childhood days in Texas, Bon also completed his schooling from there.
As far as his ethnicity is concerned, Brinkman is a White and belongs to American nationality.
Career As an Actor And Director
Bon Brinkman made his first screen appearance in a 1993 movie Gettysburg sharing the credit alongside Tom Berenger, Jeff Daniels, and Martin Sheen. He subsequently worked in Goat Hill Road and Gods and Generals.
Brinkman started his directing career in a 2016 drama Lat Man Club. The same year, he went on to work in Swing State.
What Is His Net Worth In 2019?
Form his career as an actor and director, Bon Brinkman has earned a good amount of money. As per estimation made by various online sources, his net worth is $1 million.
Sources also report that the actor has a house in Texas. Although the financial detail of his house is still unknown, the average price of the house in Texas at around $280k.
On the other hand, his ex-wife Melissa Gilbert has an estimated net worth of $500k, according to celebrity net worth, in 2019.
Married to Ex-Wife Melissa Gilbert, Share One Child
Bon Brinkman's personal life aroused his fans and the media to know more about his love life. He tied the knot with his ex-wife Melissa Gilbert, on 21st Feb 1988, in a private wedding ceremony.
His spouse Melissa is one of the prominent faces in the entertainment world. She is better known for her role in the most hit NBC period drama series Little House on the Prairie. Her memorable portrayal Laura in series led her to become the youngest person to win a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame too.
The couple welcomed their first child, a son named Dakota Paul Brinkman, on May 1, 1989. Their son Dakota is also an actor. The couple's relationship did not last long, and their relationship ended in divorce just after four years of their marriage. They later shared the custody of their son.
Following the divorce, Bo has nothing disclosed about his love life whereas Melissa has been married twice. She then married her second husband Bruce Boxleitner from 1995 to 2011. The couple also has a son named Michael Garrett Boxleitner. The Little House on the Prairie star currently married fellow actor Timothy Busfield. The couple currently resides in NYC.
Bo Previously Married Valerie Helene Service
Prior to Melissa, Bo Brinkman was married to Valerie Helene Service, on 1st Dec 1979. The couple's marital relationship lasted for only a year and got divorced on 23rd June 1980.
As of now, Bo lives in Taylor Lake Village, Texas.
by ab-sagar, 06 Oct, 2019