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Who Is Bonnie Kathleen Gilliland? Is She Adopted? Family Details

Bonnie Kathleen Gilliland Biography

Bonnie Kathleen Gilliland is the daughter of renowned American entertainer couple Jean Smart and Richard Gilliland. However, Bonnie is not the biological daughter of the couple and possesses an Asian ethnicity. She has to lose her father, Richard Gilliland, to an unknown cause in 2021.

Who Is Bonnie Kathleen Gilliland? Age, & Height

Bonnie Kathleen Gilliland is 13 years old as of 2021. She was born in 2008. And she is the daughter of the famous American actress Jean Smart and actor Richard Gilliland. Bonnie has one sibling, an elder brother Connor Douglas born on 25 October 1989.

Though Bonnie Kathleen Gilliland belongs to American nationality, her ethnicity is Asian as the original birthplace of Bonnie is China. Later, Jean Smart and Richard Gilliland adopted her in May 2009 and became granddaughters of Douglas Alexander Smart and Kathleen Marie Smart.

To date, information on Bonnie Kathleen Gilliland’s biological parents is a private affair and mystery for the public. Also, Bonnie Kathleen Gilliland-related information is very challenging to get hold of. As neither she is available on the social platform. Nor had a media presence.

Regarding Bonnie Kathleen Gilliland’s physical appearance, she stands tall at the height of 4 feet and 6 inches. Bonnie is blessed with black, dark eyes and has an average weight and body proportion.

Who are Bonnie Kathleen Gilliland’s Parents? 

Bonnie Kathleen Gilliland’s mother, Jean Smart, is a well-known American actress. She is best known for her movies Sweet Home Alabama, Bringing Down the House, and Designing Women.

Her father, Richard Gilliland, is a well-recognized name on both television and big screen known for his movies Designing Women, Airplane II: The Sequel, and CBS Summer Playhouse. 

Before, Richard Gilliland and Jean Smart tied the knot in 1987. The couple first met on the set of Designing Women. Richard Gilliland was earlier married to Lindsay Harrison.

Jean Smart shared her experience about adopting Bonnie Kathleen Gilliland on The Bonnie Hunt Show. And Bonnie’s big brother had a significant role in her being a member of the family. 

After a long discussion and planning, Jean Smart and the family started to look around for Connor Douglas’s sibling. The search began when Connor was only 15 years old, and they finally found Bonnie Kathleen Gilliland as Connor turned 20.

Jean Smart, Richard Gilliland, and Connor Douglas traveled to East Asia, China, to bring home their new family member. At the time, Bonnie Kathleen Gilliland was only a 10-months old infant. Little Bonnie smitten all family members, especially bother Connor. 

Bonnie Kathleen Gilliland’s father Richard Gilliland earlier this year. However, the exact cause of death is still unknown to the public.

The New Yorker reported that the cause of death was a heart condition, and it was sudden death. An announcement of Richard Gilliland was made through a press release and, the cause of death was short illness.

How Much Is Bonnie Kathleen Gilliland’s Net Worth?

Since Bonnie Kathleen Gilliland has been maintaining a low profile life away from social media and media. There is rarely any information regarding her. So, Bonnie’s net worth is not yet revealed to the public.

Whereas Bonnie Kathleen Gilliland’s mother Jean Smart’s net worth is around $10 million.

Jean Smart earned her fortune from several Theater, Broadway, Tv movies, comedy series, dark comedy, and many more genres. She commenced her career in the late ’70s.

Her mother Jean made fame in 1985 with “Designing Women” for five years. In between, she has been engaged in many more projects to date. 

Jean Smart has worked in some popular projects like Sweet Home Alabama and Bringing Down the House. That made Jean Smart a household name.

Meanwhile, Bonnie Kathleen Gilliland’s father Richard Gilliland’s net worth is $4 million. Richard started his career in 1977. 

As Richard Gilliland died at the age of 71 this year, Bonnie Kathleen Gilliland’s parents combined net worth is $14 million.