Dakota Brinkman Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 28 Jun, 2021
Facts of Dakota Brinkman
Date of Birth: 1989 , May-1
Age: 32 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Dakota Brinkman
Birth Name Dakota Paul Brinkman
Father Bo Brinkman
Mother Melissa Gilbert
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York City, New York, USA
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $500k
Married N/A
Married to N/A
Children N/A
Divorce N/A
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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

Dakota Brinkman was born on 1st May 1989, in New York City, New York (32-year-old in 2021). He belongs to a family whose roots are actively involved in the world of entertainment. He is the son of 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.

American actor Dakota Brinkman SOURCE: MySpace

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 passion 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. 

What Is His Net Worth?

Dakota Brinkman has made a considerable amount of money from his acting career, although a few roles credited to his name. His estimated net worth is, however, yet to be revealed, but as per some authorized sources, it is $0.5 million, in 2021.

On the other side, his mother Melissa Gilbert has an estimated net worth of $500k, and his father Brinkman has around $1 million as of 2021. 

Relationship Status: Is Dakota Brinkman Married Or Single?

Dakota Brinkman is not married and is not dating anyone at present (publically). He has kept every detail of his personal life away from the mainstream.

The 32 years old actress is also less active on social media like Facebook and Instagram. Therefore, his rare social media appearance is the main which becomes hard to trace out information regarding his love life, girlfriend, and relationship. 

CAPTION: Dakota Brinkman parents Melissa Gilbert and Bo Brinkman SOURCE: Pinterest

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. 

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