American actress and producer Barbara Niven is best known for her performance in the feature film 'A Perfect Ending' 'The Rat Pack' and television roles in Pensacola: Wings of Gold, One Life to Live, Cedar Cave, and Chesapeake Shores.
Born on 26 February 1953, Barbara Niven grew up in Portland, Oregon, with her sister.
Initially, she was more focused on her academics than having any interest in acting or performance arts. Due to her seriousness towards education, and for obtaining extra credit homework, she ended up suffering from migraines. After that, she was spared from having to do homework for the rest of the year.
Moreover, during her teen, Barbara also developed an eating disorder after she tried to keep herself in good shape. And during many seminars, she talked about her struggle to overcome eating disorders.
Barbara Niven's Married Details
Barbara was married thrice and divorced thrice. She first got into marital bliss with Ronald Garrison on 30th November 1974. The couple shared a daughter named Jessica. Sadly, Barbara and Ronald divorced shortly after the birth of their daughter.
Barbara Niven with her daughter Jessica Niven Kohring and grandson River on 13th May 2019 (Photo: Barbara Niven's Facebook)
Then on 4 May 1985, Barbara married a man named David Alexander. But her second marriage also did not work and divorced in 1998. Likewise, her third marriage was with David Niven Jr., a British film producer, and film actor from 19th June 1993 to 1998.
Barbara Niven began her acting career in 1996 after she appeared with a supporting role in the 'Hallmark' TV film 'Promise.' Now, as an actor, she has 100 credits altogether in movies and TV shows. Some of her works include One Life to Live, Cold Case, Double Cross, A Perfect Ending, Cedar Cave, Chesapeake Shores, amongst many more.
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Other than her acting credit, she is also a speaker and Best-selling Author and has gained international acclaim as Hollywood's Top Media Trainer. She has also created the Unleash Your Star Power System, where she teaches others how to effectively use the media to grow their business alongside becoming the Celebrity Expert in their niche.
According to celebritynetworth.com, Barbara Niven has an estimated net worth of $8 million.
Quick Facts On Barbara Niven
- Barbara has a dual USA and Canadian citizenship.
- She has a birth sign Pisces.
- Barbara stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 meters).
- Her birth name is Barbara Lee Bucholz.
- She studied acting with late American director Milton Katselas at The Beverly Hills Playhouse.
- She played a lesbian role in the movie A Perfect Ending as Rebecca Westridge.
- For her role as Rebecca, Barbara received a lot of critical appreciation for the independent LGBT film in 2012.