|Real Name/Full Name||Todd Anthony Brides|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Todd Bridges|
|Birth Place:||San Francisco, California, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||27 May 1965|
|Age/How Old:||57 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 171.96 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – James Bridges
Mother – Betty Alice Pryor
|Siblings:||Jimmy Bridges, Verda Bridges|
|School:||Hollywood professional School|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Dori Bridges (m. 1998; div. 2012)|
|Kids/Children Name:||Spencir Brides, Bo J. Rushing|
|Net Worth:||$400 thousand|
|Last Updated:||October 2022|
Todd is an American actor. He is famously known for his recurring role in the Everybody Hates Chris series where he played the role of Monk. He also had a role that made him popular on Different Strokes sitcom after portraying the character of Willis Jackson. He is the only surviving original actor of Different strokes.
Well, how well do you know about Todd Bridges? If not much, here is what we know about Todd Bridges to date.
Biography and Early Life
Todd was born in San Francisco, California, U.S.A. His father’s name is Todd Anthony, who was a famous talent manager. Betty A. Brides is his mother who had previously worked as a writer, actress and she had sixty accredited roles, manager and director. He got his first modeling job posing for a magazine and at the age of four years. In 1982, his parents divorced and this had a very negative effect on him. He has two siblings Jimmy Bridges and Verda Bridges
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Todd Bridges in 2022 and what is his height and weight? Well, Todd Bridges’s age is 57 years old as of today’s date 1st October 2022 having been born on 27 May 1965. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 171.96 lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms.
Todd went to Hollywood Professional School and there is not much information on his educational background.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
In 1989, Todd married Rebecca and after two years in 1991, they divorced. He then married Dori Smith, who was a former actress in children’s episodes of Daddy Day Camp and iCarly in 1998. They were blessed with a son, Spencir Bridges. Todd has a daughter named Bo Brides from a previous relationship he had with an unidentified girlfriend. Todd claimed during his appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show that at the age of eleven he was sexually abused by a publicist who was a friend to their family.
At the age of 15, he started smoking marijuana, and by the time he was twenty, he was an addict of cocaine and methamphetamine. He resulted in selling drugs to enable him to cope with his addiction. He was arrested for cocaine possession and felony assault and in 1983 he was caught carrying a concealed firearm that made him be fined $240.
Later on, in 1992, he was arrested after a Burbank police officer found a loaded gun and methamphetamine in his car and released on a bail of $10,000. He was a suspect of owning a loaded firm arm and transportation of narcotics for sale.
Is Todd Brides Gay?
Todd is straight. He is a father to adorable kids and even though his relationships don’t seem to work out. He has never been rumored to be gay or bisexual in his life. He was sexually abused by a family friend at a younger age, but that hasn’t affected his adult life’s sexual orientation in any way.
Bridges made appearances in films like the landmark miniseries titled, Roots, Little House on the Prairie, and a regular on Fish a Barney miller spinoff during the initial stages of his career. He co-starred with Conrad Bain, Charlotte Rae, Dana Plato, and Gary Coleman on Different Strokes, a long-running NBC Sitcom. He was left the last surviving original cast member after the death of Rae in 2008, in addition, they enrolled Danny Cooksey and Mary Jo Catlett.
In 2002, he made an appearance in the special celebrity boxing with Vanilla Ice, his friend and he defeated him. He appeared on a celebrity episode of fear factor as a contestant, but he was eliminated and again in 2006 skating with celebrities a fox reality show he appeared as a contestant, but he was eliminated on the second episode for using roller skater rather than ice skates.
In 2007 together with his wife, they appeared in an episode of the Network TV show titled Burned Bridges as well as in Everybody Hates Chris. He was a host at the Plaza Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas for a live game show, Lovers or Losers: The game Show.
In 1984, he appeared in Penny Ford’s single change your wicked ways which was a high first music video. He wrote a book in 2008 titled Killing Willis: From Different Strokes to the Mean Streets to the Life I Always Wanted. In the book, he discussed criminal charges, drug addiction, sexual abuse in his childhood and the efforts made to establish Willis, a public identity of the character.
He was nominated for Best Young Actor in a comedy series for Different Strokes in 1978. Also, at the TV Land Award, he was nominated for Quintessential Non-traditional Family for Different strokes. In 2007, he won Best Actor for Frankie D at the feature film award.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Todd Bridges in 2022
As of 2022, Todd has an estimated net worth of $400 thousand. He has earned this great fortune from his successful role in various movies and series. He is entitled to salaries even though not clearly clarified we can guess he earns hundreds of dollars from the salary he gets monthly or annually. He is expected to increase his wealth in the future since his works and career are still on.
Some interesting facts you need to know
- Todd’s brother Jimmy Bridges is an actor as well as his niece by the name of Brooke Bridges.
- In 2011 Todd appeared in the video of the single “Howlin’ for You” by The Black Keys
- In 1998 Todd and his brother James saved a 51-year-old woman who was paraplegic from drowning.
Todd is a survivor. He has managed to overcome his past encounters that were full of drug abuse arrests and many other terrible activities. He has risen to stardom and focuses on his career with a heart of determination and hard work. He is proof of a changed man from what he was and currently what he is.