Dakota Brinkman was born to a celebrity couple- Bo Brinkman and Melissa Gilbert. Dennis Quaid, an American actor, is also a cousin of Brinkman. Since birth, he has always grabbed the extra attention of the media. All thanks to his parent’s profile.

Dakota is an occasional movie and TV shows actor. Despite his parent’s successful careers, Brinkman couldn’t do as much in his acting career. He only acted in a few movies and TV shows. He has worked in TV documentaries like Intimate Portrait and Celebrity Profile. Dakota’s other projects include Safe Harbour(2007) and Shay(2016).

Dakota Brinkman’s Early Life

On 1989 May 1, Dakota Paul Brinkman was born to a celebrity couple- Bo Brinkman and Melissa Gilbert. The celebrity child, Dakota, was born and raised in New York City. As a small kid, he has always been in the eyes of the media.

Dakota's childhood picture.
Dakota Brinkman in his childhood days. Source: Biography Mask via Twitter.

Dakota Brinkman is an American. Moreover, he belongs to the white ethnicity. He completed high school in his nearby community. Brinkman holds a star sign of Taurus. Dakota likes to lead a private life. He likes to live a low-key life compared to his parents.

Michael Boxleitner is the younger half-brother of Brinkman. He also has two other elder half-brothers, Sam Boxleitner and Lee Boxleitner, through his mother.

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Brinkman’s father is a Hollywood actor. He is much appreciated as an actor and producer for Goat Hill Road, Gettysburg, Last Man Club. Throughout his career, he has won 11 awards. Similarly, his mother is also a renowned Hollywood star. Her acting is appreciated in Little House in the Prairie, Guest Artist, and Little House: Bless all the children. She also won 13 awards and was a nominee for Prime Time Emmy awards.

Net Worth of Dakota Brinkman

However, only having a few roles in TV and movies, Dakota Brinkman has an estimated net worth of $500,000. Moreover, Dakota currently lives in Texas, USA, with his family. About his lifestyle, house, and cars are still under review.

Dakota Brinkman with his wife, mother, Timothy and Donna in a film festival.
Dakota Brinkman with his wife Marissa, mother Melissa Gilbert, Timothy Busfield, and Donna Anderson. Source: USA Film festival via Facebook

On the other hand, his mother, Melissa Gilbert’s estimated net worth is $500k. Whereas his father, Bo Brinkman’s net worth is $1 million. Although Melissa and Bo earned massive wealth, the former celebrity partners remain elusive.

Furthermore, Melissa amassed a massive online presence. Likewise, as of 2022, Gilbert currently holds 167K followers on Instagram. Similarly, her biggest follower count sits at 172k on Twitter. Lastly, the lowest number of Melissa’s followers sits at 16k on Facebook. Dakota doesn’t have any social media accounts. But his wife often uses social media accounts.

Is Dakota Brinkman a married person? Does he have kids?

Yes, Dakota Brinkman is a married man. He married Marissa Brinkman on March 25, 2018. The wedding took place in Texas, USA. The highlight of the wedding was Michael Boxleitner, who was the best man for the groom.

Dakota and his wife Marissa celebrating their eight marriage anniversary.
Dakota Brinkman with wife Marissa Brinkman. Image: martobes

In the above photo, we can see how much they adore and love each other. The married duo took the photo on Dakota and Marissa’s eighth anniversary.

”Killing it at taking attractive photos for 8 years now #happyanniversary”

the caption read.

Dakota and his wife, Marissa, recently had a baby girl. Marissa announced her pregnancy through Instagram posts. She has captioned it, ”Someone’s coming”. The baby girl was born in August 2021. They have named her Ripley Lou Brinkman.

Relationship Between Bo and Melissa

Bo Brinkman and Melissa Gilbert married in 1988. However, things did not work out for Melissa and her ex-husband. And so, Gilbert and Brinkman finalized their divorce in 1994.

After her first wedlock, Melissa married twice. Similarly, Gilbert tied the knot with her second husband, Bruce Boxleitner, in 1995. Moreover, like her first marriage, Melissa and Bruce later ended their marriage in 2011. And currently, the actress from Little House on the Prairie remains married to her third spouse, Timothy Busfield. Likewise, she and Timothy tied the knot in 2013.

Dakota’s father, Bo, on the other hand, didn’t remarry after the divorce. However, Brinkman was married before he tied the knot with Gilbert. Furthermore, Bo was married to Valerie Helene Service in 1979. Brinkman and Valerie later separated in 1980.

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