Melissa Gilbert
Melissa Gilbert
Celebrated Name: Melissa Gilbert
Real Name/Full Name: Melissa Gilbert
Gender: Female
Age: 59 years old
Birth Date: 8 May 1964
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.62 m
Weight: 60 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Timothy Busfield (m. 2013), Bruce Boxleitner (m. 1995–2011), Bo Brinkman (m. 1988–1994)
Children: Yes (Dakota Brinkman, Michael Boxleitner)
Profession: Voice acting, Television Director, Screenwriter, Producer, Politician, Businessperson
Net Worth in 2023: $800 thousand
Last Updated: October 2023

Melissa Gilbert is an American Actress and Television Director who began her career as a child actress appearing in various and popular guest roles on television and commercials, which gained recognition for her face and created popularity to the verge.

Maybe you know about Melissa Gilbert very well But do you know how old and tall is she, and what is her net worth in 2023? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Melissa Gilbert’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

Gilbert was born on 8th May 1964 in Los Angeles, California. It is notable that she served as a President of the Screen Actors Guild from 2001 to 2005. She also ran for U.S Congress as a Democrat in Michigan’s 8th congressional district and won the Democratic primary, which was then dropped due to her health issues.

Personal Life

Gilbert’s relationship with Rob Lowe ended the post, which she left to New York City. After that, she married Bo Brinkman on February 22, 1988. They divorced in 1992 after giving birth to their lovely son on 1st May 1989. Melissa Gilbert then married to Timothy Busfield and is now residing in Howell, Michigan.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 8 May 1964, Melissa Gilbert is 59 years old as of today’s date 3rd October 2023. Her height is 1.62 m tall, and her weight is 60 kg.


Gilbert has made several appearances in some tantalizing commercials through which she gained accustomed recognition. She won the role of Laura Ingalls on Little House on The Prairie, competing with 500 children in the auditions. After that, Gilbert continued to work on television. She starred as Jean Donovan in the biopic Choices of the Heart in 1983. She also lent her voice in Batman in the 1990s.

In 2012, she joined the castoff celebrity contestants of Dancing with the Stars in season 14. After her sincere contributions to the television industry, she stepped into the Hollywood film industry, gaining more recognition and fame. Her theatre works also gave a huge bang for her success and rose her to fame with the extravagancy exposure of her skills and her unique brilliance.

Awards & Achievements

Gilbert’s sincere and effortful contribution to the television industry made her the recipient of star award on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6429 Hollywood Blvd in 1985. In the year 1998, she got the privilege to induct into the Western Heritage Museum and the Western Performers Hall of Fame at the National Cowboy in Oklahoma City. The biggest achievement of Gilbert is when she ran the US National tour for 2009- 2010.

It is remarkable that she was elected as President of the Screen Actors Guild in 2001. She was also re-elected for the second time defeating Kent McCord, and the 3rd time she was succeeded by Alan Rosenberg.

Net Worth & Salary of Melissa Gilbert in 2023

Melissa Gilbert Net Worth 2019As of October 2023, the estimated net worth of Melissa Gilbert is $800 thousand, which was accumulated through her fantasying career, and she is one of the richest actresses in the Hollywood film industry however she earned most of the earnings through her popular TV commercials. It is recorded that her weekly salary after her wonderful and tantalizing performance in Little House on the Prairie augmented to $75,000.

Most of her roles created a high impact in the minds and hearts of the audience, which eventually gave a boom to her career. Some of the significant films of Gilbert are Sylvester, Nutcracker Fantasy, Safe Harbour, The Reluctant Astronaut, etc.

Gilbert’s awards and achievements being minimal, her consistency, and the ability to prove her intelligence and skills are brilliant with her fantabulous efforts and hard work. All her roles never missed gaining significance for her individually. Her talents are mind-blowing with her simple makeovers and extravagance she chooses to expose.


  1. Hi I wanted to let Melissa Gilbert know that I think she is a great actress.I live in Kearney Me.if she wants to come for a visit and I still work at the Americinn but I got laid off because of the visus.

  2. I want Melissa Gilbert to know I still love watching Little House on the Prairie. I wonder what it was like working with such wonderful actors? Melissa, I don’t know why you aren’t earning royalties on Little House? Did you like being called Half Pint by Michael Landin? I wish you’d do speaking engagements on Little House? I have many questions Melissa?


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