Bo Brinkman Bio

Relationship Statistics of Bo Brinkman

What is Bo Brinkman marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Divorce
How many children does Bo Brinkman have ? (name):One(Dakota Paul Brinkman)
Is Bo Brinkman having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Bo Brinkman gay ?: No

More about the relationship

Bo Brinkman is currently divorced. He has been married twice in his life. Previously, he was married to Valerie Helene Service. The couple exchanged wedding vows on 1st Dec 1979. However, their marriage only lasted for more than a year. They got divorced on 23rd June 1980.

Following his divorce with Valerie, he started dating Melissa Gilbert. She is an American actress, director, and politician well-known for her work in Little House on the Prairie, Batman: The Animated Series, Dancing With the Stars, etc. The couple married on 21st February 1988, in a private ceremony. From their marriage, the couple has a son named Dakota Paul Brinkman who was born on May 1, 1989. After four years of marriage, the couple decided to get separated in 1992.

Who is Bo Brinkman?

Bo Brinkman is an American actor and director. He is well-known for his work in Gettysburg, Last Man Club, Gods and Generals, among others. Also, he is the ex-husband of the American actress, producer, and director, Melissa Gilbert.

Bo Brinkman: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Childhood, Ethnicity

Bo Brinkman was born as Chester Harry Brinkman on September 17, 1956, in Pasadena, Texas, USA. As of 2020, his age is 64. There is no information about his parents. Similarly, he has not revealed much about his siblings and family members. He has two well-known cousins, Dennis Quaid and Randy Quaid. Both of them are well-known actors.

He spent his childhood days in Pasadena with his family. His ethnicity is Dutch, German.

Education: School/College, University

There is no information about his educational background. He does, however, seem like a well-educated man.

Bo Brinkman: Professional Life, Career

Bo Brinkman started his career in 1993. He appeared in the movie, Gettysburg. It is a war movie based on the Battle of Gettysburg, one of the biggest events of the American Civil War. He shared the screen with some well-known Hollywood names like Tom Berenger, Jeff Daniels, and Martin Sheen. Following that, he also worked in Gods and Generals and Goat Hill Road.

He is also a director. He started his movie directing career in 2016 with a drama called Last Man Club. The same year, he also worked in Swing State. His best-known works include Gettysburg, Last Man Club, and Goal Hill Road.

His ex-wife, Melissa is an actress, politician, director, and also the former president of the Screen Actors Guild. Some of her best-known works are Little House on the Prairie, Batman: The Animated Series, Dancing With the Stars, etc. Moreover, from 2001 to 2005, she served as the President of the Screen Actors Guild.

In 2016, she ran as a Democrat for U.S. Congress in Michigan’s 8th congressional district and even won the Democratic primary. However, she had to drop out because of an accident.

Bo Brinkman: Net Worth, Salary

Bo Brinkman has an estimated net worth of around $1 million. An average American producer earns around $54k per year. On the other hand, his ex-wife, Melissa Gilbert has an estimated net worth of around $500k.

Rumors and Controversies

Back when he was married to actress, Melissa Gilbert, he slept with the former Charmed actress, Shannon Doherty. During the early 90s, while the couple was married, Bo cheated on her with a one-night stand with Shannon. On Watch What Happens Live, Gilbert claimed that she would punch Doherty in the face if she ever saw her in the streets. They later divorced. Other than that, he has not been involved in controversies.

There are no rumors about Brinkman.


  • He is a Lifetime Member of the Actors Studio.
  • Brinkman worked in Nairobi, Kenya for malaria control and writing screenplays in February 2008.
  • He also wrote and developed film projects in Panama.
  • Bo is a cousin of Sharon Tate.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Brinkman stands at a height of around 5 feet 8 inches. He weighs around 75 kg. He has light brown eyes and dark brown hair.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Bo is not active on social media sites. He is not active on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

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