Scott Bakula
Scott Bakula
Real Name/Full Name Scott Stewart Bakula
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Scott Bakula
Birth Place: Missouri, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 9 October 1954
Age/How Old: 69 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
Weight: In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 172 lbs
Eye Color: Light Brown
Hair Color: Blonde/Grey
Parents Name: Father – Stewart J. Bakula
Mother –Sally Bakula
Siblings: Brad Bakula
School: Kirkwood High Schoool
College: University of Kansas and Jefferson College
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Chelsea Field
Kids/Children Name: Chelsy Bakula, Owen Bakula, Wil Bakula and Cody Bakula
Profession: Actor, singer, and director
Net Worth: $12 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

The film industry is an interesting and intriguing industry. Being part of the entertainment sector, everyone wants a part of it and to find out what goes on in it. However, for the many aspiring superstars that have tried to make it in the film industry, a few of them have been able to make it. A good example of such people is Scott Bakula.

Scott Bakula is an American actor, singer, and director. He is mostly known for his roles in two science-fiction television series; he plays Sam Beckett in Quantum Leap and Captain Jonathan Archer in the Star Trek: Enterprise. Apart from the two, he was also part of a few other shows which will be mentioned in the article below.

Well, how well do you know about Scott Bakula? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Scott Bakula’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Scott Bakula to date.

Biography and Early Life

Scott Stewart Bakula was born on the 9th of October 1954 in St. Louis, Missouri. He is the son of Sally (née Zumwinkel) Bakula and Joseph Stewart Bakula, a lawyer. Unfortunately, the family lost their father in 2014. In addition to his family, he has a younger brother and a younger sister. Their family name, “Bakula”, came from the family’s partial Czech ancestry.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Scott Bakula in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Scott Bakula’s age is 69 years old as of today’s date 22nd June 2024 having been born on 9 October 1954. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 172 lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms.


Scott Bakula went to Kirkland High School and after graduating, he went to the Jefferson College. After leaving Jefferson College, he went to the University of Kansas.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Scott Bakula With Wife Chelsea Field
Scott Bakula With Wife Chelsea Field

In 1981, he married Krista Neumann and had two children together. Unfortunately, two broke up, and divorced in 1995. In 1999, he married Chelsea Field, an American actress, and had two children together. The names of his children are; Chelsy Bakula, Owen Bakula, Wil Bakula and Cody Bakula.

During one of his interviews, Bakula opened up that he was hardly at home when they were shooting around four and a half seasons of Quantum Leap. After such a mistake, he vowed to make time for his family when he is filming which he does until today. He even ensured that on his contract with the Star Trek: Enterprise management, filming would be completed by 6 p.m. every Wednesday so that he could have dinner with his family

During the filming of NCIS: New Orleans, he travels Los Angeles every weekend to spend time with his wife.

Is Scott Bakula Gay?

No, Scott Bakula is not gay.

Professional Career

In 1976, Bakula moved to New York City where he made his Broadway debut playing baseball legend, Joe DiMaggio in Marilyn: An American Fable, and also appeared in the off-broadway production, Three Guys Naked from the Waist Down. The latter production was quite successful and brought him a lot of attention. He was later cast in two short-lived series; Gung Ho and Eisenhower & Lutz. After starring in the New York production, Romance/Romance, he landed a lead role in Quantum Leap alongside Dean Stockwell.

He played a time traveler called Dr. Sam Beckett, who was trapped by a malfunction of his machine. His performance was phenomenal and earned him a couple of awards as mentioned in the sub-topic below. Bakula later landed the role of Jonathan Archer on Star Trek: Enterprise. In February 2014, he was cast as the lead in the backdoor pilot for the current NCIS spinoff series, NCIS: New Orleans.


Bakula has had an impressive career as on-screen talent. For this reason, he has won the following awards:

  1. 1992 Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor in a Television Series Drama for his work in Quantum Leap.
  2. 1990 Viewers for Quality Television Awards for Best Actor in a Quality Drama Series for his work in Quantum Leap.
  3. 1994 Viewers for Quality Television Awards for Best Specialty Player for his work in Murphy Brown.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Scott Bakula in ’2024’

Scott Bakula Net Worth
Scott Bakula Net Worth

Scott Bakula has had an amazing career as an actor. He has gotten the opportunity to portray some incredible characters on television. He took the opportunities and made the most of them. As of 2024, Scott Bakula has been able to amass a total Net worth of $12 Million.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • At some point, Bakula had left the University of Kansas to go on a tour of Godspell, a national tour from St. Louis. Unfortunately, the tour fell apart and did not take place. Having left school already, he applied for many other schools trying to get somewhere to settle down.

The film industry has many on-screen and off-screen personnel who always try their best to leave an impact in the film industry. Scott Bakula is one of the actors that has made his presence felt quite well because of his brilliant performances. We wish him all the best and we look forward to any more of his performances.


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