Rumored Gay Actor Scott Bakula Learns From His Mistakes! Prioritizes Married Life and Put Wife and Children Before Work
Quick Fact Check
- Date of Birth 1954-10-09
- Age 64 Years 9 Month(s)
- Nationality American
- Birth Place St. Louis, MO
- Profession Actor
- Birth Name Scott Stewart Bakula
- Nick Name Bak
- Zodiac Sign Libra
- Ethnicity/Race Mixed
- Father Stewart J. Bakula
- Mother Sally Bakula
- Brother/s Brad Bakula
- Son/s Cody Bakula, Owen Bakula, Wil Bakula
- Daughter/s Chelsy Bakula
- Relationship Status Married
- Wife/Spouse Chelsea Field(m.2009-present)
- Divorce/Split Yes (Once)
- Ex-Wife Krista Neumann(m.1981–1995)
- Gay No
- Salary $120 Thousand
- Net Worth $10 Million
- Awards Golden Globe(1992)
- Nominees Golden Globe, Primetime Emmy, Saturn Award, American Television Award, ACCA Award, OFTA Television Award, People's Choice Award, Q Award, ShoWest Award
- Career 1986-present
- High School Kirkwood High School(1973)
- College University of Kansas
- Height/ How Tall? 6 Feet (1.83 Meters)
- Weight 78 Kg
- Hair Color Light Brown
- Eye Color Dark Brown
- Rumors Gay
Life is more about experiencing and learning from mistakes. Everyone has that point in life, where one happens to make inappropriate decisions. Later, that particular thing can make us regret in our entire lives.
Howsoever, many of us manage to learn from the mistake and try to make up the mega fault. It resembles that the American actor Scott Bakula is also one of those, as he has learned from the mistakes.
We are relating this topic with the personal life of the artist, where he has children and wife of years. Sometime back in the past, Scott had made some not so right decisions regarding his parenting and other family matter.
Today, let’s find out more how is he coping with his mistakes.
Relationship With Wife And Children
Scott Bakula has been wowing us for a long time. He has been in the tabloids and has managed to be there with the news regarding his works. Surprisingly, there is a lot more to know about his personal life as well!
Scott Bakula is sharing a marital bliss with his wife Chelsea Field after they tied the knot in 2009. The wedding came after the pair shared romance for 15 years since they began dating. The duo shares two children, Wil Botfield, who is at the age of 24 and Owen Barrett, who is at the age of 20.
His youngest one Owen is a dancer and a singer, who idolizes Beyonce.
Scott Bakula at the red carpet of Where Lincon’s Legacy Lives alongside with his wife Chelsea Field and sons, Wil and Owen (Photo: Liverampup.com)
The 64 years old actor has been able to keep his family behind the curtains, and the reason might because he has been very busy with his works.
First Failed Marriage
Talking about his now personal life, it has a lot to do with his unsuccessful first marriage. Wondering how?
Well, the Missouri native was previously married to Krista Neumann in 1981. The two share two children, a daughter Chelsy and a son named Cody. But sadly, at that point in Scott’s life, he was not able to give as much time as he wanted for his kids and wife.
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He was not able to make his presence at the time when his daughter needed the father’s love and support the most. The problematic time loosened the relationship he shared with his family, which happened to be the reason behind the split with his first wife.
Scott Bakula attended 50th Golden Globe Awards with his then-wife, Krista Neumann (Photo: gettyimages.com)
The couple finalized their divorce back in 1995 after being together for almost 14 years since they tied the wedding knot in 1981.
After sharing two kids and over a decade a relationship the couple parted ways which happened to be a big lesson for him. He later made sure to put in efforts with his current wife.
With the beginning of his second marriage, Scott put in efforts to make the relationship between him and his wife work while keeping his professional life at a distance. Adding to it, he put in all the efforts only to make his marriage life "happy and successful."
In the following contract for Star Trek: Enterprise, Scott Bakula signed an agreement with the clause, which said the filming last till 6 pm every Wednesday. The reason for doing that was to take time from his work, to have dinner with his wife and children.
Scott also made time to coach his sons’ soccer and baseball teams
Scott Bakula, who has a net worth of $10 million, has amused many with his role as special agent Dwayne Cassius on NCIS: New Orleans. With his work alongside, he returns to L.A. every weekend, so that he could spend time with his wife.
As of now, Scott Bakula is making all the effort to make things up for his daughter and sons. Meanwhile, he is also working on his marriage to make it successful and that he has been doing spectacularly.
But here’s the other thing, though he has a happy married life, people often speculate him to be gay; however, that seems to be untrue, given the circumstances.
The chances of the actor being secretly gay are brushed off as soon as the paparazzi take a look at Scott's happily married life. The actor, who is married to wife Chelsea for nearly a decade now, often flaunts his love for her on social media and public events.
The Hollywood veteran attended the Screen Actor Guild (SAG) awards alongside his wife Chelsea, who looked gorgeous in a black full-sleeved gown. Their presence together was enough to show the haters that the couple's marriage has aged fine like wine.
Works Alongside His Wife
Well, as Scott was putting in an effort for his second marriage to work, he would not miss out any chance he would get to do so. While doing so, he even got a chance to feature alongside his wife in his most-watched television series, NCIS: New Orleans.
The show's star is much glad that he gets to spend much time with his wife apart from their busy daily schedules. His wife Chelsea previously appeared in 4 of the episodes as his ex-girlfriend, Rita Devereaux.
Scott Bakula stars alongside wife Chelsea in Filed in NCIS: New Orleans (Photo: tvguide.com)
Well, it turns out Chelsea's guest role was extended in the fifth season due to her performance and the couple's onscreen chemistry. In an interview with stuff.co.nz in February 2018, Scott stated,
"Yes, and I can announce that she's going to be back this year also. We love to work together and we don't always get a chance to see that much of each other now with the show filming in New Orleans and our home and children being in Los Angeles. So when she works on the show, she leaves our son and our house and comes to New Orleans to be with me, which is fun for both of us."
Scott, who love working beside his wife, revealed that it would be their little getaway as they would leave their kids at home in Los Angeles while they both work in New Orleans for the time being.
Indeed, it would be a little getaway for the couple as they hardly get to spend any time together as they are always caught up with kids as work. While moving along the episodes, Scott has hinted that he might be leaving the show as the show ended in a cliffhanger, in which Scott is seen battling unconsciously to live after an assassin shot his character.
The show, which aired its fifth season in 2019, will return for a sixth, as confirmed by CBS executives. The network has extended its contract with NCIS: New Orleans alongside some other famous shows including Young Sheldon, Criminal Minds, God Friended Me, FBI, and a few more.
Meanwhile, Scott also celebrated the 30th Anniversary of his previous hit show, Quantum Leap, in March 2019.