Michael Boxleitner - Updated Apr 2024

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Elgin, Illinois, USA
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Elgin, Illinois, USA

Michael Boxleitner


Michael Boxleitner is an actor and a celebrity kid. Michael Boxleitner’s parents are the Hollywood actress Melissa Gilbert and Bruce Boxleitner, a renowned actor as well as a science fiction and suspense writer.

Early Life and Childhood

He was born with the birth name Michael Garrett Boxleitner on October 6, 1995. He was raised in Elgin, Illinois, USA. As of 2022, his age is 26 years old and his zodiac sign is Libra.

He was born to his mother Melissa Gilbert and father Bruce Boxleitner. Moreover, he has three siblings, Dakota Brinkman, from his mother’s side Sam Boxleitner, and Lee Boxleitner from his father’s first marriage.

Furthermore, he is the grandson of Kathy Wood and David Darlington (from his mother’s side). He is the nephew of Jonathan J. Gilbert. He is also an American former television and film actor.

Moreover, he has three cousins, Rhodes Emilio Gilbert Perry, Levi Hank Gilbert-Adler, and Sawyer Gilbert-Adler. Additionally, he currently studies at Lansing Community College.

Michael Boxleitner

Caption: Michael Boxleitner’s picture with her siblings and mother. Source: Instagram

Michael Boxleitner – Net Worth 2023

Michael has collected a considerable amount of money from his flourishing acting career. His net worth is around $100k as of 2022. Nevertheless, his mom Melissa has a net worth of $500k while his father Bruce has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Relationship Status

Boxleitner isn’t dating anyone nor has he had any girlfriend until now. However, his parent’s marriage is much more highlighted than his personal affairs being related to celebrity parents.

He has yet to reveal anything about his love life. Michael has remained tight-lipped regarding his personal life and girlfriend.

However, Boxleitner is a close friend of actor and model Hannah Feuka. Therefore, he remained out of the spotlight for years before making his comeback in 2019, so, there are very few details regarding his relationships.

His parent’s love life!

His parents were lovers for a long time. The pair first met in 1994 while working together on the set of Battle of the Network Stars. And, after working for a while, they began sharing their company and fell in love with each other.

The duo engaged twice and started dating on and off for over a year. Moreover, after reuniting for the third time, the couple exchanged their wedding vows on 1st January 1995, in Los Angeles, California.

A few months after their marriage, they welcomed their first child Michale. Therefore, they named their son Michael Garrett Boxleitner whose first name is in honor of Michael Landon, a late actor who passed away on July 1, 1991.

Thus, his middle name was given in honor of her best friend Sandy Peckinpah’s son Garrett Peckinpah, who had died of meningitis when he was 16.

Further, his mother Gilbert announced on 1st March 2011, that she and Bruce had separated after 16 years of marriage citing irreconcilable differences. Shortly they both decided to file a divorce. On 25th August 2011, the court announced their separation.

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Caption: Michael Boxleitner’s childhood picture with her mother and father. Source: Pinterest

Professional Life

Michael Boxleitner is an actor and a celebrity kid. He came from a family of multi-talented stars. Reflecting on his career, he doesn’t seem to have done many TV projects. He has only worked on 5 television projects at this time in his career.

He debuted in the early 2000s. Therefore, he worked in ‘BUG BOY Adventures‘ in 1999. There, he was the main lead, Bug Boy. And, after the series, he didn’t work in the TV world for about 15 years.

But, recently, he has worked in the movie ‘Necroland’. The movie was released on June 1, 2020, only in the USA. There, he worked in the movie portraying the character Wallace Gordon. Moreover, he also played a role in the drama ‘Guest Artist’ alongside Jeff Daniels and Erika Slezak.

Social Media

Michael Boxleitner is less active on social media platforms. Therefore, he only has an Instagram page. He goes under the username ‘@michaelgarrett95’. There, he has gathered over 2,321 followers. Besides this, he is not available on any social media platforms.

Michael Boxleitner – Body Measurements

Michael Boxleitner has a good and well-maintained body physique. Therefore, he has a decent height and weight that matches his body physique. However, he has not disclosed his measurements yet.

His other body measurements like chest-waist-hip, dress size, shoe size, etc. are unknown as well. Moreover, he has blonde hair and a brown pair of eyes.

Michael Boxleitner

Caption: Michael Boxleitner clicking a photo. Source: Instagram