Melissa gilbert net worth 2022: $500 Thousand. Melissa Ellen Gilbert is an American actress, television director, producer, politician, and former president of the Screen Actors Guild. Gilbert began her career as a child actress in the late 1960s, appearing in numerous commercials and guest starring roles on television.
Melissa gilbert Biography
|Full Name||Melissa Ellen Gilbert|
|Age||58 years old|
|Date Of Birth||May 8, 1964|
|Birth Place||Los Angeles, California,
|Hometown||Los Angeles, California|
|Height||5 ft 3 in (160 cm)|
|Weight||55 kg (121 lbs)|
|Eye Color||Light Golden Hazel|
Melissa gilbert net worth 2022
|Net Worth:||$500 Thousand|
|Date of Birth:||May 8, 1964 (58 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 2 in (1.6 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Television Director, Voice Actor, Businessperson|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
The late actor and comedian Paul Gilbert, and actress Barbara Crane adopted Melissa. Gilbert’s parents later divorced, and Gilbert stayed with her mother. At the age of 11, Gilbert’s father passed away. Gilbert was raised in a Jewish religion but did not have any formal education or any religious norms growing up.
Gilbert has been romantically linked to several actors, including Rob Lowe, Billy Idol, John Cusack, Scott Baio, and Tom Cruise. She married actor Bo Brinkman in 1988 and gave birth to their son a year later. Gilbert and Brinkman divorced in 1992. She was then married to actor Bruce Boxleitner from 1995-2011. She has been married to actor Timothy Busfield since 2013. Also Read Emily Blunt Net Worth
Melissa started appearing in commercials and TV shows as a child. Her first role as a child was on the television show ‘Little House on the Prairie as Laura Ingalls Winder from 1874 to 1983. This show became a huge hit during the years it aired. She also appeared in several television films such as ‘The Miracle Worker and ‘The Diary of Anne Frank.’ On the completion of her show, she starred in more movies and feature films including some famous ones such as, ‘Sylvester’, ‘Blood Vows: The Story of a Mafia wife’, ‘Without her Consent’, ‘Killer Instinct’, ‘Hollywood Wives: The new Generation’ and many more to name.
She had a close relationship with Michael Landon, who was like a father figure to Gilbert since her adoptive father died. They had separated as Gilbert found out about Landon’s affair with the Little House makeup artist. Years later, she learned that Landon had pancreatic cancer and visited him in Malibu, where Landon was bedridden. Landon passed away one week after Gilbert visited him. In 1995, Gilbert named her son which she had with her second husband, Bruce Boxleitner, Michael, honoring the late actor.
Gilbert has starred in ‘Choices of Heart’ as Jean Donovan, a biopic, and as Anna Sheridan in 3 episodes of ‘Babylon 5’. Her contribution to the television industry was rewarded by ‘The Hollywood Walk of Fame, where she received a star on the Hollywood Boulevard in 1985. She was a voice actor for ‘Batman: The Animated Series’ and voiced Barbara Gordon/Batgirl from 1992 to 1994. She then landed the leading role as Kate Delcroy on ‘Sweet Justice’ from 1994 to 1995. From 2001- to 2005, Gilbert was the President of the Screen Actors Guild. Gilbert also went on a tour for the ‘Little House on the Prairie’ musical and played Caroline Ma Ingalls. The Broadway was featured on US National Tour for the year 2009-10. In 2009, she released an autobiography titled, ‘Prairie Tale: A memoir’. In 2012, Gilbert even went on to participate in ‘Dancing with the Stars but was subsequently eliminated during her eighth week.