Melissa Gilbert Net Worth, Bio, Age, Wiki, Height, Zodiac, Relationships, Children & Filmography


Melissa Gilbert Biography

Melissa Gilbert is best known as Actress, Director, Producer who has an estimated Net Worth of $500 Thousand. Actress who won multiple Young Artist Awards for her portrayal of Laura Ingalls on the television series Little House on the Prairie. She was born on May 8,1964, Los Angeles, CA. She provided the voice of Batgirl in Batman: The Animated Series, and she had an on-again, off-again relationship with Rob Lowe.  She began her acting career by doing commercials for Alpo dog food and other products. Merlin Olsen once worked with her in Little House on the Prairie. She married Bo Brinkman in 1988, and the couple had a son, Dakota, in 1989, before divorcing in 1992. She then married Bruce Boxleitner in 1995 and they welcomed a son, Michael Garrett Boxleitner, later that year. They divorced in 2011 and in 2013, she married Timothy Busfield.  Her zodiac sign is Taurus

Melissa Gilbert Bio, Wiki

First NameMelissa
Middle NameEllen
Last NameBusfield
Maiden NameGilbert
Full Name at BirthMelissa Ellen Gilbert
Alternative NameLaura, Half-Pint
Age56 years
Birthday8th May, 1964
BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA
Height5' 3″ (160 cm)
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorRed
Zodiac SignTaurus
High SchoolThe Buckley School, Sherman Oaks, CA
Occupation TextActress, Director, Producer
Claim to FameLaura on Little House on the Prairie
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)Innovative Artists L.A.
Brand Endorsement“SheerCover” cosmetics, “Wen” healthy hair care system, (1974) TV commercial: Butterball turkeys, (1997-98) TV commercial / print advertisement: Belle Color hair color, TV commercial: “Principal Secret” beauty regimen, (1981) TV commercial: Noxzema, TV commercial: Crest toothpaste., (1999) Print ads for Garnier's Belle Color hair color.
FatherPaul Gilbert (adopted father)(born Ed MacMahon, he changed his name to Paul Gilbert to get a Screen Actors Guild card)
MotherBarbara Crane (adopted mother)
BrotherJonathan Gilbert (adopted brother) (actor)
SisterSara Gilbert (adopted sister) (actress), Claudia Cowan (stepsister)
Family MemberCharlie Brill (godfather)(Actor), Bruce Boxleitner (ex-husband)(Actor), Michael Garrett Boxleitner (son), Dakota Paul Brinkman (son)(Actor), Sam Boxleitner (stepson)(Actor/Producer/Composer), Lee Boxleitner (adopted son)(Actor), Bo Brinkman (ex-husband)(Actor), Harry Crane (grandfather)(Comedian/Screenwriter for movies and Television), Timothy Busfield (Husband) (Actor)
FriendMichael Landon (actor) (director) (producer)

Melissa Gilbert Dating, Husband, Boyfriends and Relationships

  • Timothy Busfield and Melissa Gilbert have been married for 7 years. They were dating for 5 months after getting together in Jul 2012. After 4 months of engagement they married on 24th Apr 2013.
  • Thierry Gauchet and Melissa Gilbert dated from November, 2011 to July, 2012.
  • Bruce Boxleitner and Melissa Gilbert were married for 16 years. They dated for 3 years after getting together in 1992 and married on 1st Jan 1995. 16 years later they divorced in Dec 2011.
  • Jon Tenney and Melissa Gilbert had an encounter in 1992.
  • Dylan McDermott and Melissa Gilbert had a relationship from 1992 to 1992.
  • Bo Brinkman and Melissa Gilbert were married for 5 years. They dated for 1 year after getting together in Feb 1987 and married on 21st Feb 1988. 5 years later they divorced on 1st Feb 1994.
  • Billy Idol and Melissa Gilbert dated in 1986.
  • Scott Baio and Melissa Gilbert had a relationship from 1984 to 1986.
  • John Cusack and Melissa Gilbert had an encounter in 1983.
  • Timothy Hutton and Melissa Gilbert dated from September to October, 1982.
  • Melissa Gilbert and Tom Cruise dated in 1982.
  • Rob Lowe and Melissa Gilbert dated from 1980 to 1987.
  • Cyril O'Reilly and Melissa Gilbert dated from 1981 to 1982.
  • Michael Landon Jr. and Melissa Gilbert dated from 1979 to April, 1980.

Melissa Gilbert Children

NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Dakota PaulMale1st May, 198931 years oldBo Brinkman
Michael GarrettMale6th October, 199525 years oldBruce Boxleitner

Melissa Gilbert Movies and TV Shows

When We Last Spoke2019RubyMovie
Hometown Christmas2018Mary RussellTV Movie
Tenure2017Tilly MastersTV Movie
Secrets and Lies2015Lisa DalyTV Show
One Smart Fellow2015EllenShort Film
The Night Shift2014LindsayTV Show
The Christmas Pageant2011Vera ParksTV Movie
Sacrifices of the Heart2007Anne Weston, Kate WestonTV Movie
Thicker Than Water2005Natalie JonesTV Movie
Fat Actress2005Melissa GilbertTV Show
Heart of the Storm2004Cassie BroadbeckTV Movie
Hollywood Wives: The New Generation2003Taylor SingerTV Movie
Then Came Jones2003Devon Jones-ThomasTV Movie
Nip/Tuck2003Shari NobleTV Show
Presidio Med2002Grace BennettTV Show
Sanctuary2001Jo Ellen HathawayTV Movie
Lisa Picard Is Famous2000Melissa GilbertMovie
A Vision of Murder: The Story of Donielle2000DonielleTV Movie
The Soul Collector1999RebeccaTV Movie
Switched at Birth1999Sarah BarlowTV Movie
Providence1999Lorna BerlinTV Show
Her Own Rules1998Meredith SandersTV Movie
Murder at 75 Birch1998Gwen TodsonTV Movie
Childhood Sweetheart?1997Karen CarlsonTV Movie
Seduction in a Small Town1997Sarah JenksTV Movie
A Holiday for Love1996Emma MurphyTV Movie
7th Heaven1996Marie WagnerTV Show
Zoya1995Zoya OssipovTV Movie
The Outer Limits1995Teresa JanovitchTV Show
Against Her Will: The Carrie Buck Story1994Melissa PrenticeTV Movie
Cries from the Heart1994KarenTV Movie
The Babymaker: The Dr. Cecil Jacobson Story1994Mary BennettTV Movie
Babylon 51994Anna SheridanTV Show
Sweet Justice1994Kate DelacroyTV Show
Touched by an Angel1994Michelle TannerTV Show
Dying to Remember1993Lynn MatthewsTV Movie
Family of Strangers1993JulieTV Movie
House of Secrets1993Marion RavinelTV Movie
Shattered Trust: The Shari Karney Story1993Shari KarneyTV Movie
With Hostile Intent1993Miranda BerkleyTV Movie
With a Vengeance1992Jenna King, Valerie Tanner (as Melissa Gilbert Brinkman)TV Movie
Stand by Your Man1992Rochelle DunphyTV Show
Batman: The Animated Series1992Barbara Gordon, BatgirlTV Show
The Hidden Room1991TV Show
Donor1990Dr. Kristine Lipton (as Melissa Gilbert-Brinkman)TV Movie
Forbidden Nights1990Judith ShapiroTV Movie
Joshua's Heart1990ClaudiaTV Movie
The Lookalike1990Gina, Jennifer (as Melissa Gilbert-Brinkman)TV Movie
Without Her Consent1990Emily BriggsTV Movie
Ice House1989KayMovie
Chameleons1989TV Movie
Killer Instinct1988Dr. Lisa DaVitoTV Movie
Blood Vows: The Story of a Mafia Wife1987MarianTV Movie
Choices1986Terry GrangerTV Movie
The Penalty Phase1986Leah FurmanTV Movie
Family Secrets1984Sara CallowayTV Movie
Little House: Bless All the Dear Children1984Laura Ingalls WilderTV Movie
Little House: The Last Farewell1984Laura Ingalls WilderTV Movie
Choices of the Heart1983Jean DonovanTV Movie
Little House: Look Back to Yesterday1983Laura Ingalls WilderTV Movie
Faerie Tale Theatre1982GerdaTV Show
Splendor in the Grass1981Wilma Dean 'Deanie' LoomisTV Movie
The Diary of Anne Frank1980Anne FrankTV Movie
Nutcracker Fantasy1979Clara (voice)Movie
Little House Years1979Laura IngallsTV Movie
The Miracle Worker1979Helen KellerTV Movie
Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A.1977KellyTV Movie
The Love Boat1977Rosemary 'Rocky' SimpsonTV Show
Circus, Lions, Tigers and Melissas Too1977HostessMovie
Little House on the Prairie1974Laura Ingalls, Laura Ingalls WilderTV Show
Tenafly1973Suzie's sisterTV Show
Emergency!1972JennyTV Show
The Reluctant Astronaut1967Niece (uncredited)Movie
The Dean Martin Show1965Girl on Santa's LapTV Show
Gunsmoke1955Spratt's ChildTV Show

Melissa Gilbert Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth 2020$500 Thousand
Income SourcePrimary Income source TV Actress (profession).


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