With four Emmy Award nominations and a Golden Globe Award for his fantastic role in Quantum Bond, among a host of other awards and nominations to highlight the career accomplishments Scott Bakula has racked up so far, one could can’t ask him. He has been active on the screen for a little over three decades now and he has such experience including in around 77 movies and TV series.
Scott Bakula Biography (Age)
Scott Stewart Bakula is a singer, actor, and director, best known for his role in Quantum Bond ‘s time-traveling Sam Beckett, and not leaving out his character as Captain Jonathan Archer in Star Trek: Enterprise. Scott Bakula was born American. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri (USA). He is the first of three children born to Sally and J. Stewart Bakula. His name Bakula is of Czech origin, which also links Scott to Czech ancestry. He is also of German, Austrian and Scottish descent. Scott celebrates his birth on October 9 each year. He was born on October 9, 1954.
Scott’s interest in acting and singing began to build at the very beginning of his life, he even started his own choir group at his local church. During his childhood, Scott not only sang and acted, but he also participated in sports. He was on his high school swim team and also played football, baseball and tennis. Scott is a fan of water skiing. We could only imagine what it would have been like to watch Bakula swim for the US Olympic team.
Scott Bakula attended Kirkwood High School. After graduating from high school, he went to Jefferson University and then to the University of Kansas, where he majored in business law and law. In order to focus on his acting career, he left the University of Kansas.
In 1976, Scott moved to the Land of Opportunity, New York. It was in New York that he was first offered a job as a theater actor. He finally made his Broadway debut in 1983, starring in Marilyn: A Finesse of American Fable Joe Di Maggio, Marilyn’s second husband.
Between 1988 and 1993 Scott Bakula starred as a time traveler in Quantum Bond, the series, in turn, brought him enormous recognition and fame, it earned him a Golden Globe Award, four Emmy nominations Award and five viewers for the Quality Television Award for Best Actor in a Quality Drama Series. He has won the award five times in a row.
After his successful role-playing in Quantum Bond which earned him much acclaim, he then produced his own television series, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, a spy series in which he also stars. However, the series was short-lived and ran from 1996 to 1997.
Bakula starred in another hit series again, this time in Star Trek: Enterprise as Captain Jonathan Archer. The fictional series ran for four seasons between 2001 and 2005. He also featured in other hit series like M At a Certain Age, NCIS, Old Christine’s New Adventure and many more.
Scott Bakula has had an illustrious acting career so far, not bad for a law school dropout. He boasts of an estimated net worth of $10 million which he earned from his passion and dream career as an actor.
The family, wife and children of Scott Bakula
Scott Bakula is on the endless list of celebrities who have been in more than one marriage. At first, Stewart married another actress, actress Krista Neumann. The duo married in 1981, when Scott was 27. Their fourteen long marriage fathered two children for the couple. Scott co-starred with Krista in the musical Confidential Nightclub. The couple ended more than ten years of marriage by officially separating following a court ruling in 1995.
Currently, Scott is married to another actress, Chelsea Field. Chelsea was born on May 27, 1957 in Glendale, California as Kimberly A. Botfield. The American actress has been active on the movie scene since 1985. She is best known for her character Teela in the 1987 film Master of the Universe. Like her husband, Chelsea has also featured in a handful of movies and TV series. The couple dated for more than a decade and fathered two children before finally committing to a holy marriage in 2009.
Scott Bakula has four children, two of them with his first wife, Chelsy and Cody, born in 1985 and 1991 respectively. And the other two with his current wife, Wil and Owen, born in 1995 and 1999 respectively.
Her only daughter Chelsy followed in her parents’ footsteps as an actress. This undoubtedly means that playing in the family is a reality.
His height, his weight
Scott is quite tall, he is 1.83m (6’1”) and his weight is rated at 78kg with a pair of dark brown eyes.
Is he gay?
There have been rumors linking Scott to being gay, but with what we can gather about him, those rumors appear to be untrue. He is currently in his second marriage and has four children with two actresses, two of whom allow us to rule out any rumors that Scott is gay.