Dakota Brinkman

Inside Biography

Dakota Brinkman is an American actor who grabbed huge attention for his work in the 1997 film Laws of Deception. He has been in the spotlight since his birth because he is the son of Hollywood superstar Melissa Gilbert and actor Bo Brinkman. Similarly, most of his relatives are also in the entertainment business. 

Belongs To The Family Of Celebrities: How Old Is Dakota Brinkman?

Dakota Brinkman was born on 1st May 1989, in New York City, New York, under the zodiac sign Taurus. As of March 2022, his age is 32 and his  height is approximately 5 feet 5-inch or 177 cm tall.

He belongs to a family whose roots are actively involved in the world of entertainment. He is the son of actor couples: Melissa Gilbert (mother) and Bo Brinkman (father).

His mother Melissa is an actress who came to the hype for her role on the NBC period drama series Little House on the Prairie (1974-82). His biological father Bo is also an actor.  

Brinkman spent the majority of his childhood in NYC. He has three step-siblings; brothers Michael Boxleitner, an actor, Sam Boxleitner, an actor, and Lee Boxleitner, a film director. His grandparents are Kathy Wood and David Darlington.

CAPTION: Dakota Brinkman with his mother and brothers SOURCE: Instagram@melissagilbertofficial

Additionally, he is the nephew of Sara Gilbert and Jonathan Gilbert and cousin of Corbett Tuck. Late Sharon Tate was his distant cousin.

Talking about his academic background, Dakota completed his schooling at his hometown's school. He holds American nationality and belongs to the White ethnicity. 

Followed His Parents' And Family's Footsteps 

 After coming from such a high-profile family, Dakota developed a strong pa s sion for acting from an early age. He first appeared in an erotic thriller short movie Laws of Deception in 1997.

He has not made a big turn in the industry but got a chance to perform in some successful projects with his mother so far. In 2007, he was cast in a direct-to-video movie Safe Harbour sharing the screen along with his mom and many other well-known celebrities like Brad Johnson and Liana Liberato.

The actor last appeared in a short movie Shay in 2016. It seems like, he has taken a break from acting for the time being. 

Net Worth Of Dakota Brinkman In 2022

No doubt, the acting genes flow in the veins of Dakota but seems he is not only limited to acting ventures. Having made an on-screen debut in 1997 through Laws of Deception, the occasion actor grabbed further acting credits in Safe Harbour (2007) and Shay (2016, short-film).

Probably, the on-screen career saw him a considerable sum of money. But aside from acting, Brinkman is active in entrepreneurship as well. Allegedly as of 2021, the star kid has an estimated net worth of $200,000. Currently, his fortune is reported to be around $300,000 (March 2022).

According to Celebrity Net Worth, his mother Melissa Gilbert has an estimated net worth of $500k, and his father Brinkman has around $1 million as of 2021. Currently, Dakota Brinkmam's mother lives with her third husband Timothy Busfield who owns a $1 million net worth. 

Relationship Status: Is Dakota Brinkman Married Or Single?

Dakota Brinkman is a happily married man. Currently, he resides in LA with his longtime girlfriend-turned-wife Marissa Brinkman, an actress; they married on March 25, 2018. The wedding took place in Bee Cave, Texas, where his half-brother served as the best man.

CAPTION: Brinkman and his longtime girlfriend-turned-wife Marissa SOURCE: Instagram@martobes

Reportedly, the two are dating since 2011 as they marked their 6th anniversary in 2017. On December 25, 2016, his wife Marrisa confirmed their engagement via her Instagram (@martobes) with more than 128K followers.

As for a fact, Dakota is not active on social media platforms like Instagram or Twitter, as the rest of his family members are.

Together, the couple shares a daughter Ripley Lou Brinkman, born on June 8, 2020. As per her Instagram post, she weighed 7.7 pounds.

CAPTION: Dakota Brinkman shares a daughter with his wife Marissa SOURCE: Instagram@martobes

Moreover, the IG post of Marissa is filled with pictures of family moments.

Talking about his parent married life, his mother Melissa and father Lee had an intimate wedding in 1988 and got divorced in 1994. She later went on to marry the legendary actor Bruce Boxleitner a year after her divorce with her first husband, Bo. Their relationship also ended in divorce after 16-year of their marriage. The couple has a child a son named Michael Boxleitner.

After going through two failed relationships, Melissa has been enjoying a delightful married life with her third spouse Timothy Busfield since 2013. 

by ab-sagar, 22 Sep, 2019

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