Melissa Gilbert is a television director and an American celebrity. She began her career as a child performer in her late 1960s when she appeared in distinct guest starring roles and advertisements. She played as Laura Ingalls Wilder at NBC show in Little House on the Prairie. When Melissa Gilbert grew up, she continued in the profession in the television films. She stars in many films as a guest star and she’d worked in many animated series like Batman: The Animated Series. Melissa Gilbert was born in California into a couple that was recently participated called Kathy Wood and David Darlington. But she was given up for the adoption at the same time after the arrival. She was adopted by Paul Gilbert who was a comic and his dancer wife called Barbara Crane. Exactly the same couple adopted additionally a son called Jonathan. Yet, when the Melissa Gilbert was 8 years, their adoptive parents got a divorce. Melissa Gilbert was raised in the Jewish religion but she’d not experienced any religious education or any conversion service. Melissa Gilbert appeared in many advertisements like Alpo dog food from Lorne Greene. They discussed again when she saw him at a show where he was discussing about pancreatic cancer which he was enduring. He died within a week after seeing him and when she had her child with her second husband, she called him Michael. Melissa Gilbert continued to play often in the television films including Anna Sheridan and Jean Donovan. Both dated other individuals during this interval including Billy Idol, Scott Baio, John Cusack and Tom Cruise for Melissa Gilbert. She miscarried with few days. She married Dennis Quaid after few weeks after the called off betrothal. She gave birth to Dakota Paul Brinkman. The couple got a divorce during the year 1992. She got engaged to Bruce Boxleitner twice but both betrothals were called off. He became her husband in 1988. They got a son together and they divorced in 2011. Melissa Gilbert net worth is 6 million dollars and she got it extensively from television and films.