Bruce Hasselberg- Tragedy of Loni Anderson’s Ex-Husband
Bruce Hasselberg is the first husband of American actress Loni Anderson. He owns several companies and is a multimillionaire.
Hasselberg is a real estate businessman who served as the Senior Vice President at Premier Realty. Moreover, he has worked as a Chief Financial Officer at Hasselberg Cos.
His ex-wife Loni Anderson has starred in several movies and TV series. She is best known for her portrayal as receptionist Jennifer Marlowe on the CBS sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati.
Bruce is the first husband of Loni, who has married four times. Having married in the 1960s, does the former couple share any children? Why did they divorce?
Bruce Hasselberg Wikipedia: Age and Parents
Bruce Hasselberg was probably born in the early 1940s in Minnesota. He is around 80 years old.
His parents are Don Hasselberg and Phyllis Hasselberg. His father even served as the mayor of Bloomington, Minnesota.
He also has an elder sister named Barbara Hasselberg Chevalier.
Hasselberg attended Bloomington High School in Minnesota and graduated in 1956. He then joined the University of Minnesota to pursue a degree in Retailing and Retail Operations.
Real Estate Businessman
Bruce Hasselberg is a well-established businessman who owns several business ventures. He has around 5 years experience of working as a Senior Vice President at Premier Realty.
Moreover, he also held the post of Vice President of Real Estate at the Space Center. Besides, he also owned Hasselberg Companies and worked as a Chief Financial Officer for more than 20 years.
Bruce Hasselberg’s Ex-Wife Lino Anderson; Why did they split?
Hasselberg’s first wife is Loni Anderson who he married in 1964 before she entered in the entertainment industry. They first met at a beauty peagent event.
His ex-partner Loni was competing in the Miss Minnesota pageant while Bruce had attended the event to cheer his sister Barbara who was also a contestant.
He liked her at the first sight and became friends with her. They soon started dating and planned to marry but Loni’s parents objected as she was just 19 years old.
Bruce Hasselberg and Loni Anderson tied the knot in 1964 and resided in Minnesota. The next year, they welcomed a daughter named Deidra Hoffman.
In 1966, after two years of marriage, they divorced.
Did Bruce Hasselberg Remarry?
The businessman then married a woman whose identity hasn’t been disclosed. They have a son named James Hasselberg.
At some point, they split. Thereafter, Bruce married the late Barbara Howard who passed away from cancer in 2013.
Hasselberg, who is in his 80s, is reportedly single now and lives in San Antonio, Texas.
Where are his Children?
Bruce’s first child Deidra Hoffman started living with his Loni after the couple’s divorce. He was ordered to pay child and spousal support and he often used to visit his daughter.
Despite living separately, Hasselberg and his ex-wife were raising their daughter together.
However, Loni asked Bruce to stop sending the child support money as she had landed a role in “WKRP in Cincinnati” and was earning enough to support her daughter on her own.
He agreed to her and stopped sending funds, however, he would often visit his daughter.
Deidra was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2009. Bruce and Loni are both looking after their daughter while she continues to fight the disease.
His son James owns Hasselberg Enterprises, a real estate company. He is married to Christi Hasselberg since 2015 and has three children who are Bruce’s grandchildren.
Who is Loni Anderson?
Loni is an American actress born Loni Kaye Anderson on August 5, 1945 (age 76) in Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.
Her father Klaydon Carl “Andy” Anderson was an environmental chemist while her mother Maxine Hazel (née Kallin) was a model.
She made her acting debut in Nevada Smith in 1966 but didn’t get any role for 10 years after that.
Furthermore, she made her comeback in 1975 and appeared in many TV series like S.W.A.T., The Invisible Man, Phyllis etc.
Her breakthrough role came in WKRP in Cincinnati as Jennifer Marlowe for which she was nominated for Golden Globe Awards in three categories and Emmy Awards in two categories.
Besides, she has starred in Partners in Crime, Easy Street, Nurses, The Mullets, etc. Moreover, her movie credits include A Letter to Three Wives, Too Good to Be True, Gambler V: Playing for Keeps, etc.
Loni Anderson Married Four Times
Loni Anderson has married four men including her first husband Bruce Hasselberg. After her divorce from Bruce in 1966, she remained single for some years and married Ross Bickell in 1973.
They do not share any children. Loni and Ross separated in 1981.
The actress then tied the knot with actor Burt Reynolds in 1988. The couple adopted a son, Quinton Anderson Reynold who now works as an EMT.
She divorced Reynolds in 1994.
Anderson married musician and folk band The Brothers Four founder Bob Flick on May 17, 2008. The couple were friends since 1963 having met at a movie premiere in Minneapolis.
They have been married for more than 14 years and have a very good life together.
What’s his Net worth?
Hasselberg owns Hasselber Cos. and has been in the real estate business for around 6 decades. He has made millions in profit from the company and multiple businesses.
He also owns several real estate properties and cars. The exact figure of his net worth is not revealed.
His former wife is an actress who has a net worth of $12 Million.
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