Bruce Boxleitner
Bruce Boxleitner
Celebrated Name: Bruce Boxleitner
Real Name/Full Name: Bruce Boxleitner
Gender: Male
Age: 73 years old
Birth Date: 12 May 1950
Birth Place: Elgin, Illinois, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.88 m
Weight: 82 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Verena King-Boxleitner (m. 2016), Melissa Gilbert (m. 1995–2011), Kathryn Holcomb (m. 1977–1987)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Michael Boxleitner, Sam Boxleitner, Lee Boxleitner)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Bruce Boxleitner Gay?: No
Profession: Actor, writer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $4 million
Last Updated: February 2024

Bruce Boxleitner is a prominent TV actor and excellent science fiction and suspense writer. He rose to fame after working in television series such as West Was Won, Scare Crow, and many more. Bruce is Hollywood’s leading personality and has achieved a lot of fame and fortune. He has starred in a motion picture franchise, many feature films, and various popular TV series. Bruce is also a producer of a network film and TV series. He has also worked for Broadway plays and written two novels as well.

Maybe you know about Bruce Boxleitner very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Bruce Boxleitner’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Bruce was born on 12 May 1950 in the city of Elgin, Illinois, and he is the son of a certified public accountant. He studied at Prospect High School and the Goodman School of Drama at the Art Institute of Chicago. He started his acting career in 1972 with the Broadway production of Status Quo Vadis. After that, he relocated to Los Angeles and got the chance to play an iconic role in one of the most popular TV series The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970) guest role in Hawaii Five-O (1968), Gunsmoke (1955), Police Woman (1974) and Baretta (1975). He gives the credit of his acting mentorship to late Beverly Garland.

Personal Life

Bruce Boxleitner divorced two times before he finally got settled with Verena King in 2016. His first wife, Kathryn Holcomb, introduced him to his second wife, Melissa Gilbert. His engagement with Melissa called off twice before they got married in 1995. His first wife was starred opposite to him in ‘How the West Was Won’ as his on-screen sister Laura and his second wife shared the screen with him in season 3 of Babylon as his on-screen wife. He has two sons Sam (born 1980) and Lee (born 1985) from his first wife and one son Michael (born 1995) from his second wife.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 12 May 1950, Bruce Boxleitner is 73 years old as of today’s date 28th February 2024. His height is 1.88 m tall, and his weight is 82 kg.


Bruce Boxleitner got his first significant break with the TV series How the West Was Won in 1976 when he was cast opposite to James Arness. After that, his acting career has never seen a downfall, and he was starred in some of the most iconic films and TV series such as Bring them Back Alive (1982), the TV movie The Last Convertible (1979), and mini-series East of Eden (1981).

In 1982, he became the hero for the science fiction fans when he was starred for the title role in Disney’s cult film TRON (1982). However, he became famous worldwide and grabbed a lot of appreciation for his purposes in CBS’s Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983). Bruce recently worked with Jeff Bridges in TRON: Legacy (2010), which is the sequel of TRON.

Awards & Achievements

Bruce has numerous awards and achievements in his name. He was the proud member of the National Society Board of Governors, which was set up in 1988. He was also elected as a national board of directors for Screen Actor Guild’s Hollywood Division. He presented the Golden Boot Award in 1986, won by Beverly Garland. He won the Universe Reader’s Choice Award in the best actor category for TV Series Babylon 5 (1993).

He got the Golden Boot Award in 1983. He is a two-time receiver of the Wrangler Award. He was the first spokesperson and model at Estee Lauders for Men (1986-89). His character, as John Sheridan in Babylon 5 (1993), was listed as “Best Sci-Fi Characters of All Time.”

Net Worth & Salary of Bruce Boxleitner in 2024

Bruce Boxleitner Net Worth
Bruce Boxleitner Net Worth

Bruce Boxleitner is a famous American actor, science fiction, and a suspense writer with a net worth of approximately $4 million as of February 2024. He has gained a lot of name, fame, and fortune in this entire acting career by playing some of the most iconic roles in numerous feature films and TV series. He earned not just the respect of his fans but a lot of money from TV series, feature films, his two science fiction novels, and a voiceover career as he has given his voice for multiple videogames and many audiobooks.

Bruce Boxleitner is a famous American TV actor and Hollywood’s leading personality. Bruce Boxleitner had a great acting career as he has done many films, popular television series and was cast in a major motion picture franchise. He is also the author of two well-known science fiction novels. Some of his famous works include West Was Won, Scare Crow, and Babylon 5.


  1. You were one of my very favorites! I was watching Gun Smoke and saw you on there. I’m 73, so I have watched you all these years. You are still a handsome man. Even in serious roles, I can see you with that great smile behind the character you play. So happy that you are doing well. I’m born and bred in Katy, TEXAS. Ben Johnson knew me. I miss him. Keep up the good work!


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