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Science fiction and suspense writer Bruce is married and a father of three.

Relationship Facts of Bruce Boxleitner

Bruce Boxleitner is married to Verena King.
Bruce Boxleitner married on October 05, 2016.
💑 Anniversary in 120 days 💑
He is father of Three (Michael Boxleitner, Lee Boxleitner and Sam Boxleitner).
Bruce Boxleitner is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

When did Bruce Boxleitner marry? Who is his wife?

Bruce Boxleitner is a happily married man. His wife, Verena King is the founder and the president of Verena King Public Relations and King Social, LLC.

The couple married each other on 5th October 2016. The wedding took place in Oahu, Hawaii. Before that, they got engaged to each other on 9th December 2015.

Prior to the wedding, he was married to Melissa Gilbert, director. They married on 1st January 1995 and got separated from each other after 6 years via divorce. Together, they have a son, Michael Boxleitner.

Previously, he married the actress, Kathryn Holcomb on 28th May 1977. After 10 years, they got divorced from each other after two children; Lee Boxleitner and Sam Boxleitner. Sam is an actor whereas Lee is a film director.

Who is Bruce Boxleitner?

American Bruce Boxleitner is Universe Reader’s Choice Award-winning actor. Boxleitner is renowned as the leading face of the TV series including How the West Was Won and Scarecrow and Mrs. King. 

Last, in 2020, he appeared in the TV series, Space Command as General Joe Haldeman.

Bruce Boxleitner- Birth Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education

Bruce Boxleitner was born William Boxleitner on 12th May 1950 in Elgin, Illinois, United States. He is of British-Irish ethnicity.

He is the son of Cliff Boxleitner and Diane Boxleitner. His father, Cliff is used to be a public accountant.

Moving to his academics, he completed his High School education at Prospect High School. Later, he joined the Art Institute of Chicago and Goodman School of Drama.

Bruce Boxleitner- Professional Career

In the year 1973, he started his career as an actor with the TV series, The Mary Tyler Moore Show as Rick Welch.

After the professional debut as an actor with the series, he never looked back and made his appearance in various TV series including A Cry For Help, Wild Times, and Bring ‘Em Back Alive.

In 1983, he featured the TV series, Scarecrow and Mrs. King as Lee Stetson. All in all, he appeared in the 89 episodes as a lead role sharing screen with Kate Jackson. The series became the milestone of his acting career.

Apart from such a series, he has been part of various movies. Some of his movies along with the year and the character roles are-

Year Movies Character Roles 
1975Sixpack Annie Bobby Joe
2005King of the Lost World Lt. Challenger
2013Silver Bells Bruce Dalton

Besides acting, he has modeled for the multinational company, Estee Lauder as Lunder For Men.

Bruce Boxleitner- Net Worth, Salary

As of 2021, he has an estimated net worth of $3 million. His earnings as an actor are in the range of $21k to $215k.

Besides that, his salary as a suspense writer is in the range of $100k or above.

Body Measurements: Height & Weight

He has blue eyes with light hair. He stands at a height of 6 feet and 2 inches and weighs around 70 kg.

Talking about his appearance, he has a charming persona with an oval-shaped facial structure. Also, he prefers to have clean-shaved.

Controversy, Rumors

To date, he has not been part of any sort of controversy or scandal that created headlines in the media. Besides that, he has managed to maintain distance from any sort of rumors.

However, back in 2011, he was in the limelight for the custody battle for his son, Michael with his ex-wife, Melissa Gilbert. At the time, they were getting separated from each other via divorce.

Instagram, Facebook, Twitter

He has 5.9k followers on Instagram, 23.6k on Twitter, and 25.2k on Facebook.

On Instagram, he is following the personalities like Danica McKellar, Lee Goldberg, and Darby Hinton.


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