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Dakota Brinkman Net Worth (Updated Today), Age, Personal Life, and Everything We Know



Dakota Brinkman is an American actor who rose to the spotlight for his performances in a number of movies such as 1997’s Laws of Deception, 2007’s Safe Harbour, and 2016’s Shay.

Apart from that, he has always been in the media attention as he is the son of popular American actress, producer Milessa Gilbert, and actor-producer Bo Brinkman.

In this article, we will cover Dakota Brinkman’s Net Worth, Early Life, Personal Life, and others.

What Is the Net Worth of Dakota Brinkman?

According to several estimates, the net worth of Dakota Brinkman is said to be $0.5 million whereas his mother Melissa’s net worth is estimated to be $500 thousand. Brinkman’s acting career has majorly contributed toward the majority of his net worth.

Early Life

Dakota Brinkman was born on May 1, 1989, in New York, his full name is Dakota Paul Brinkman and his nickname is CoCo.

He took birth into a well-known family of actors as his mother Melissa Gilbert is a well-known name in the industry and received several nominations along with a Golden Globe award, On the flip side, his father Bo Brinkman has also given us several wonderful projects including The Bay House, Last Man Club, The Last Mark and Gods, and Generals. Kathy Wood and David Darlington are his grandparents. 

In 1988, his parents tied the knot and when he was just 3, the couple divorced. His mother then got married to Bruce Boxleitner but sadly, after 16 years of marriage, the couple ended their marriage and divorced. Later in 2013, Milessa got married for the third time to Timothy Busfield and is happily enjoying it.

Dakota Brinkman went to the local school for his education and not much information has been revealed by him about his academic background.


When he was young Dakota developed his interest in acting because he belongs to a family of popular actors. His first project where he appeared was the 1997 erotic thriller short film named Laws of Deception. Though he could not be able to make a big turn in the industry, however, he landed several opportunities to become part of some hit projects alongside his mother.

He landed the cast of a 2007 direct-to-video film titled Safe Harbour where he shared the screen alongside his mother and other well-known celebs such as Brad Johnson and Liana Liberato. He later went on to appear in the 2016 short film titled Shay.

Dakota Brinkman’s Net Worth

On the other hand, his mother, Melissa Gilbert has 76 significant credits in the TV shows as well as films and some of her popular shows include Splendor in the Grass, Thicker Than Water, Drug-Free Kids: A Parents’ Guide, A Holiday For Love, Secrets, and Lies.

Apart from that, she also served as the director of many TV series like ABC Afterschool Specials, One Smart Fellow, and Child Stars: Their Story. 

In addition to her acting and directing career, on February 16, 2010, she also released a book titled Prairie Tale: A Memoir which she authored.

Personal Life

Dakota Brinkman has remained tight-lipped about his personal life and as of now, he is not dating anybody. 


In the past, there were rumors of him being homosexual. However, with regard to his sexuality, such rumors have not been addressed by the actor to date. 

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