Did Richard Dean Anderson Get Married And Turn Girlfriend Into Wife?

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Did Richard Dean Anderson Get Married And Turn Girlfriend Into Wife?

Quick Information

  • Date of Birth 1950-01-23
  • Age 70 Years 10 Month(s)
  • Nationality American
  • Birth Place Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
  • Profession Actor
  • Birth Name Richard Dean Anderson
  • Zodiac Sign Aquarius
  • Ethnicity/Race Mixed
  • Father Stuart Jay Anderson
  • Mother Jocelyn Rhae Carter
  • Brother/s James Stuart, Thomas John, Jeffrey Scott
  • Daughter/s Wylie Quinn Annarose Anderson
  • Relationship Status Single
  • Divorce/Split Not Yet
  • Ex-Girlfriend Apryl Prose
  • Gay No
  • Net Worth $20 Million (Estimated)
  • Career 1976–2013
  • High School Roseville Area High School
  • College Ohio University
  • Height/ How Tall? 6' 1½" (1.87 m)
  • Weight N/A
  • Hair Short
  • Hair Color Black & White
  • Eye Color Dark Brown

Marriage is all about choosing a perfect partner in order to share every sublime and intricated moment of your life. However, most of the people notion that, one doesn't have to marry to share a precious moment with their loved ones.

Well, what's the perception of the veteran actor Richard Dean Anderson regarding marriage as he is already a father?

Let's go through his lifelong experience to know about his relationship and marital status.

Does Richard Dean Anderson Have Wife?

Richard Dean Anderson, widely famous as  Angus MacGyver in TV series 'MacGyver'  had several girlfriends during his youth and middle age. He was in a dating relationship with actresses Teri Hatcher, Lara Flynn Boyle, Sela Ward and German ice-skater Katarina Witt. Apart from those relationships, his relationship with his girlfriend Apryl A. Prose stayed in the focal point from 1996 to 1998. 

Richard first met Apryl in New York through a mutual friend Michael Greenburg, producer of Stargate and MacGyver. While enjoying a harmonious dating relationship, they welcomed a daughter named Wylie Quinn Annarose. Apryl gave birth to Wylie on August 2, 1998.

Richard Dean Anderson and Apryl with their baby daughter (Photo: rdanderson.com)

However, the couple didn't level up their dating relationship to married life even after welcoming a daughter. Regarding marriage, Richard affirmed his plannings during an interview back in March 1999. When the reporter asked about their official union, he replied,

 Later, maybe, when Wylie is older, if she expresses such a wish, we would get married for daughter. Unless Apryl and I make the decision before then.

As of now, Richard and Apryl are living separately as Apryl got married to Jim. However, Richard remains single and is working as a catalyst for carving his daughter's career in the realm of acting and production.

Richard Dean Anderson's Life!

An American actor, Richard Dean Anderson was born on January 23, 1950, in Minneapolis, Minnesota to the parents Stuart Anderson and Jocelyn. His father was a teacher at a local high school and mother was an artist who had talent in both sculpting and painting. Richard has a three younger siblings Jeffrey, Thomas, and James. He studied drama at St. Cloud State University and Ohio University.

As a teenager, he dreamed of being a professional hockey player. However, his dream turned off after the accident in which his both arms were fractured.

Richard got his breakthrough in 1976 when he appeared in the popular daytime drama 'General Hospital.' Furthermore, his popularity was multiplied after he won title character in the ABC adventure series 'MacGyver' in 1985.

Richard Dean Anderson portrays Angus MacGyver on 'MacGyver' in 1985 (Photo: extratv.com)

After then, he played on several TV movies such as 'In the Eyes of a Stranger,' 'Through the Eyes of a Killer,' 'Beyond Betrayal,' 'Past the Bleachers' and 'Pandora's Clock.' Moreover, he found an immense success after appearing as Jack O'Neill in 'Stargate SG-1' in 1997.

As an actor, producer, and composer, Richard Dean Anderson owes a net worth of $20 million. Likewise, he has received two Saturn Awards and a Celebrity Award in 1995 from the Make-A-Wish Foundation.