Bruce Dern
Bruce Dern
Celebrated Name: Bruce Dern
Real Name/Full Name: Bruce MacLeish Dern
Gender: Male
Age: 87 years old
Birth Date: 4 June 1936
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 1.83 m
Weight: 74 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Andrea Beckett(m. 1969)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Laura Dern)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Bruce Dern Gay?: No
Profession: Actor
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $22 Million
Last Updated: May 2024

Bruce Dern is an actor who is known for playing supporting negative characters of unstable nature. He has been nominated for Academy Awards for films like Coming Home and Nebraska. Some of his film appearances include The Cowboys, Family Plot, Monster, The Hateful Eight, and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. He is very respected in the film industry.

Maybe you know about Bruce Dern 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 Dern’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 Dern was born in the city of Chicago, Illinois, on June 4, 1936. He is the son of Jean MacLeish and John Dern. His father was a utility chef and an attorney. Bruce was brought up in Kenilworth, Illinois. His ancestry includes Dutch, German, English, and Scottish. He did his schooling from New Trier High School and completed his graduation from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a healthy runner and was a track star in high school. He even wanted to tour for the United States Olympic Team in 1956 but wasn’t selected as he finished 9th In his division.

Personal Life

Bruce Dern has been married thrice. Bruce was initially married to Marie Dawn Pierce, which started in 1957 and ended in 1959. After divorcing her, he married his second wife, Diane Ladd, in 1960. His second wife, whose name is still unknown, gave birth to their first daughter, but she eventually died after 18 months from head injuries after falling into a swimming pool. Their second daughter, Laura, was born in 1967, and she is also an actress. Their marriage ended in 1969. After their divorce, Bruce married his third wife, Andrea Beckett, in 1969. They are married to this day and are living happily.

Bruce, Diane and their daughter Laura received similar stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the year 2010.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on June 4, 1936, Bruce Dern is 87 years old as of today’s date 20th May 2024. His height is 1.83m tall, and his weight is 74 kg.


Bruce Dern’s career kicked off when he used to feature onboard in Philadelphia premiere of the movie Waiting for Godot. He then got his initial role in Hollywood when he appeared in an unwanted role in the 1960 movie Wild River. He also played a sailor in few flashbacks in Alfred Hitchcock’s Marnie. He then acted as a murderous rustler in Hang ‘Em High and a gunfighter in Support Your Local Sheriff!.

He played the role of cattle thief Asa Watts in The Cowboys. Throughout the entire 1970s, he featured in several co-starring or supporting roles, including Posse, The Great Gatsby, and Family Plot. Family Plot was Alfred Hitchcock’s final film. He acted in the 1981 film Tattoo as a deranged tattoo artist who created an obsession with an upcoming model.

He is widely known for his role in the 1978 film Coming Home for which he was nominated for an Academy Award. He has since gone on to maintain a steady career in both film and television. He is widely recognized by contemporary audiences for his role on the HBO series, “Big Love.”

Awards & Achievements

Bruce Dern has been nominated numerous times for his roles in films throughout his career. He has been nominated for an Academy Award for Coming Home and Nebraska.

He won the Silver Bear for Best Actor in 1983 at the 33rd Berlin International Film Festival for the film That Championship Season.

He won the Best Actor Award at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival for Nebraska.

Net Worth & Salary of Bruce Dern in 2024

Bruce Dern Net Worth
Bruce Dern Net Worth

As of May 2024, Bruce has an estimated net worth of around $22 Million. He has earned this fortune by being in the film industry for many years. He has played many important characters throughout his career. He has been paid well for such roles. He is still acting to this day.

Bruce Dern is one of the most popular actors in the U.S. film industry. He has gained a huge number of fans. He will always be remembered for his villainous roles in films and television. He is living a successful life with his wife and daughter, Laura Dern. We hope he stays healthy continues to be seen on the big screen.


  1. You need a proof reader. Your story about his wives says his 2nd wife was Diane Ladd. Next line says his 2nd wife’s name is unknown. It would make sense, well maybe not, but I was going to say it would make sense if it said his 3rd wife yet that doesn’t make sense either. BUH g I ufdgg F u you BUH go kgcchgfggxjnncxcgjjjhdfgbjihnbjooknbvfhkl


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