Bruce Hasselberg is a man who made it to the limelight primarily because of his marriage to a famous actress. The actress not only is admired for her skilled acting but also is a public interest woman because of her string of relationships and marriages. This is Bruce Hasselberg’s biography highlighting his background and personal life details away from his ex-wife.
Bruce Hasselberg Age and Place of Birth
He was born in Minnesota to Don and Phyllis Hasselberg in the 1940s. His father, Don, was Bloomington’s, Minnesota mayor at one point in his lifetime and career. Bruce says he grew up under the care of his elder sister, Barbara Hasselberg Chevalier.
Bruce Hasselberg Education Background
He attended Bloomington High School in Minnesota graduating in 1956. The next year he joined the University of Minnesota to pursue a degree in Retailing and Retail Operations.
Bruce Hasselberg Career Journey
He is a successful businessman who has several entrepreneurial ventures and also employment experience. Texas-situated Hasselberg Companies belong to Bruce and between 1976 and 1996 served as the company’s Chief Financial Officer.
In employment, Bruce has worked with numerous real estate firms as a broker. Some of his experience therein were working at Premier Realty as senior vice president and at Space Center as vice president of real estate. Moreover, Bruce is a country singer, a passion he lives deeply for. From successful business and working for more than forty-five years, he has built himself and his family substantial wealth.
Bruce Hasselberg Personal Life
His first wife was Loni Anderson, an actress whose work has seen her nominated for a Golden Globe Award. The two got together before she began her acting career and thus their marriage is the least publicized of all her weddings and marriages. The two met when Loni was modeling competing for the Miss Minnesota pageant crown. Bruce’s elder sister Barbra was also a competitor in the pageant when he spotted Loni. Bruce was smitten and head over heels for her. He asked for a date and when the date came by, he proposed.
That fast proposal was accepted and despite being nineteen, she said yes to being his wife. Her parents were certainly not going to have any of it and therefore the couple eloped and got married in 1964 in the absence of their family and friends. The two had only known each other for four weeks and six days at this point. They came back wedded to Minnesota and lived together welcoming their first-child Deidra in 1965. The following year, their marriage came to an end with a divorce that had Deidra remain in her mother’s custody. Bruce Hasselberg would however send child support and frequently visit his daughter.
In the 1970s, Loni Anderson asked that Bruce cease sending child support as she starred in “WKRP in Cincinnati” which made her a star.
Their daughter was in 2009 diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, a condition she continues to battle.
Bruce remarried a lady called Christi and the two sired a son named James. Loni on the other hand went on to marry Burt Reynolds, country singer Bob Flick in 2008, and Ross Bickell. With Burt, she adopted Quinton Anderson.
Bruce Hasselberg Net Worth
Bruce’s net worth from his businesses and work is estimated to be approximately $10,000,000.
|Real Name||Bruce Hasselberg|
|Age||80s (As of 2022)|
|Place of Birth||Minnesota|
|Year of Birth||1940s|
|Children||Deidra and James|