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Michael Boxleitner



Facts of Michael Boxleitner

Birth DateOctober 6,1995
Full NameMichael Garrett Boxleitner
Birth NameMichael Garrett Boxleitner
Birth CityElgin, Illinois
Birth CountryUnited States of America
Father NameBruce Boxleitner
Father OccupationActor
Mother NameMelissa Gilbert
Mother OccupationActor
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
SibilingsDakota Brinkman, Sam Boxleitner, Lee Boxleitner
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Michael Boxleitner is a popular American personality who is widely known for being the son of famous actor Bruce Boxleitner. The star kid’s mother's name is Melissa Gilbert. Both of his parents are engaged in the entertainment industry, and he has worked in many movies and television series, earning a high figure of net worth.

Who Are Boxleitner’s Parents?

Michael’s mother is Melissa Gilbert, a famous American actress, television director, politician, and producer. His mother is also a former president of the Screen Actors Guild. The actress started her professional career in the late 1960s and has now worked in dozens of movies and television series.

Michael Boxleitner's mother Melissa Gilbert is a famous American actress, director, and politician
Michael Boxleitner's mother Melissa Gilbert is a famous American actress, director, and politician
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Gilbert is widely known for appearing in movies like Sylvester, Safe Harbour, Guest Artist, When We Last Spoke, The Reluctant Astronaut, Ice House, among others. 

Likewise, the 58 years old actress has worked in television series and shows like The Dean Martin Comedy Hour, Little House on the Prairie, The Miracle Worker, The Diary of Anne Frank, Choices, Without Her Consent, Family of Strangers, Dying to Remember, Babylon 5, Secrets and Lies, Dancing with the Stars, Thicker than Water, Heart of the Storm, 7th Heaven, The Night Shift, Mistaken Identity, Touched by an Angel, The Outer Limits, and so on.

On the other side, his father, Bruce William Boxleitner, is also a famous American actress and writer. His father came into the spotlight after working in lead roles in television series like How the West Was Won, Babylon 5, Bring ‘Em Back Alive, and Scarecrow and Mrs. King. He is also recognized for his dual role as characters Alan Bradley and Tron in the movie Tron.

The 72 years old actor has appeared in movies like Roux the Day: A Gourmet Detective Mystery, Holiday Date, Aces ‘N’ Eights, Bone Eater, Sharpshooter, They Are Among Us, Snakehead Terror, The Secret, Double Jeopardy, A Cry for Help, The Macahans, Murder at the World Series, I Married Wyatt Earp, and so on. Similarly, his television series acting credit includes Hawaii Five-O, Gunsmoke, How the West Was Won, The Outer Limits, NCIS, Supergirl, Cedar Cove, The Orville, When Calls the Heart, GCB, Twice in a Lifetime, and so on.

Michael Boxleitner’s Siblings

Michael has three siblings, Dakota Brinkman, Sam Boxleitner, and Lee Boxleitner. Sam and Lee were born to his father and his first wife, Kathryn Holcomb, whereas Dakota was born to Melissa and Bo Brinkman.

His brother, Lee Boxleitner, attended Los Angeles Film School, where he learned technical aspects of writing, directing, and editing. On the other side, Dakota is also a rising actor who has worked on around three projects: Laws of Deception, Safe Harbour, and Shay. Similarly, his brother, Sam, got involved in an acting career from an early age. He also produced a short movie, Downstairs, along with his brother Sam in 2014.

How Old Is Michael?

Michael Garrett Boxleitner was born on 6th October 1995 and is currently 26 years old. The star kid was born and raised in Elgin, Illinois, the United States of America. His nationality is American, whereas he belongs to mixed ethnicity.

Michael’s zodiac sign is Libra. Talking about his family life, the name of his parents are Bruce Boxleitner and Melissa Gilbert. He grew up with three siblings, Dakota Brinkman, Sam Boxleitner, and Lee Boxleitner. His grandparents are Kathy Wood and David Darlington. His uncle is Jonathan J. Gilbert, a former American television and movie actor.

The star kid has three cousins, Rhodes Emilio Gilbert Perry, Sawyer Gilbert-Adler, and Levi Hank Gilbert-Adler. It is not confirmed; however, sources have reported that the celebrity kid is currently studying at Lansing Community College.

Professional Career: Is Michael Following His Parents’ Footsteps?

Some celebrity kids prefer to stay in the limelight, whereas some enjoy a private life, and the same goes for Michael. Regarding professional career, he is an actor. However, he grabbed attention for being the star kid.

Gossip mongers have reported that the star kid has only five television acting credits under his name. Michael started his professional acting career in the early 2000s. Back in 1999, he worked in Bug Boy Adventures, where he appeared in the lead role, bug boy. After that, it seems like he took a break from his entertainment career.

However, he returned to the screen and worked in the movie Necroland. The film was released on 1st June 2020. He portrayed the role of Wallace Gordon in the movie. The rising actor has also appeared in the drama Guest Artist alongside Erika Slezak and Jeff Daniels.

Is He Dating Anyone? Who Is His Girlfriend?

As mentioned above, Michael is someone who prefers to keep everything away from the media. The celebrity son has not disclosed anything regarding his personal life in the media. He also prefers to maintain a low-key profile.

Thus, it is not clear if Michael is dating anyone. But, sources mentioned him to be single. While surfing the internet, we discovered that the star kid is a close friend of model and actor Hannah Feuka. It seems like they are only close friends. Some say they are dating but they are actually not dating for now.

Michael Boxleitner often uploads picture of Hannah on his Instagram
Michael Boxleitner often uploads picture of Hannah on his Instagram
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While surfing around Feuka's Instagram, she has uploaded numerous pictures with her current partner Mark Samano, a digital creator.

On the other side, his parents were lovers. The former couple first met in 1994 while working on the set of Battle of the Network Stars. After working together for a while, they fell in love. They dated on and off for over a year. They were even engaged twice.

After reuniting for the third time, Melissa and Bruce married on 1st January 1995 in Los Angeles. The same year, Michael was born. Sadly, after being together for sixteen years, Melissa announced separation. They announced the separation on 1st March 2011. Melissa claimed irreconcilable differences as the reason behind their separation. Their divorce was finalized on 25th August 2011.

How much is Michael Boxleitner’s Net Worth? Earnings And Sources Of Income

Michael has only five acting credits under his name. The actor, who keeps his lips sealed, has not disclosed the exact figure of his net worth. Some tabloids claimed that his net worth is between $200 thousand. But, there is no doubt that the star kid enjoys a lavish lifestyle.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, his father, Bruce Boxleitner’s net worth is over $3 million. Similarly, his mother is also a millionaire and has a net worth of $1 million. Her annual salary is $100 thousand.

Updated On Thu Aug 04 2022 Published OnThu Aug 04 2022 By krij

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