Jonathan Gilbert Biography, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Melissa

Jonathan Gilbert Biography

Jonathan Gilbert born as Jonathan J. Gilbert is an American actor known for Little House on the Prairie (1974), The Miracle Worker (1979) and Little House: The Last Farewell (1984).

He bid farewell to the industry soon after the show had ended. He is Paul Gilbert and Barbara Cowen’s adopted son. After leaving acting, he earned his BA degree from Hamilton College and later completed his MBA from Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business. He is currently working in New York as a stockbroker. Jonathan has been married to his longtime girlfriend Keren for a couple of years now. He prefers to live an isolated life in his current profession away from the show business and rarely makes it to the news. The former actor was involved in many charitable projects.

Jonathan Gilbert Age

He was born on 28 April 1967 in Los Angeles, California, United States. He is 51 years old as at 2018.

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Jonathan Gilbert Family|Melissa Gilbert

He is the adopted son of actors Barbara Cowen and Paul Gilbert. He is also Melissa Gilbert’s adopted brother, who played Laura Ingalls Wilder on Little House on the Prairie, and actress Sara Gilbert.

Jonathan Gilbert Wife

He married Keren Gilbert his long term girlfriend and they have kept their private life low.

Jonathan Gilbert Children

We have no record of whether he has children or not.

Jonathan Gilbert Career

Jonathan Gilbert made his television debut at the age of seven when he was cast as Willie Oleson at NBC’s’ Little House on the Prairie.’ Adapted from the’ Little House ‘ book series of Laura Ingalls Wilder, the western drama series was about a family residing on a Minnesota farm in the 1870s and 1880s.

The series aired from 1974 to 1983, as well as starring Richard Bull, Katherine MacGregor, Dabbs Greer, Kevin Hagen, and Jonathan’s sister, Melissa Gilbert.

In 1979, the actor starred in a movie made for television titled’ The Little House Years’ in which he resumed his role as Willie Oleson. He also appeared that year as Jimmy in Paul Aaron’s’ Miracle Worker,’ a biographical film made for television about the life of the deaf-blind-mute author and lecturer Helen Keller and the efforts of Annie Sullivan to teach her.

After that, Gilbert featured children’s books in two of the three TV films adapted from the’ Little House on the Prairie ‘ series. These films, titled’ Little House: Look Back to Yesterday’ and’ Little House: The Last Farewell,’ released respectively in 1983 and 1984.

Currently, Gilbert works as a stockbroker and frequently travels around the world. He has also worked for a theater company in California.

Jonathan Gilbert Movies







Little House: The Last Farewell

Willie Oleson


Little House: Look Back to Yesterday

Willie Oleson


The Little House Years

Willie Oleson


The Miracle Worker



Little House on the Prairie

Willie Oleson

Jonathan Gilbert Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $2.4million.

Jonathan Gilbert Today|Now

Currently, Gilbert is working as a stock broker in New York.

Jonathan Gilbert Little House On The Prairie

He played the role of Willie Oleson in Little House On The Prairie.

Jonathan Gilbert Willie Oleson

Gilbert played Willie Oleson in Little House On The Prairie.

Jonathan Gilbert Stockbroker

He is currently working as a stockbroker in New York.

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