What Is Bridgette Wilson’s Net Worth, Career, Biography, Facts, Age, Life Story

Bridgette Wilson (also known as Bridgette Wilson-Sampras) is an American model, singer, and actress who has a net worth of $25 million. A large portion of Bridgette’s net worth is attributed to her husband since 2000, Pete Sampras.

Wilson is probably best known for playing Veronica Vaughn in the 1995 Adam Sandler comedy “Billy Madison.” She has more than 30 acting credits to her name, including the films “Higher Learning” (1995), “Mortal Kombat” (1995), “I Know What You Did Last Summer” (1997), “House on Haunted Hill” (1999), and “The Wedding Planner” (2001) and the television series “Santa Barbara” (1992–1993) and “The $treet” (2000–2001).

Bridgette also produced several videos on 1997’s “Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film – Volume II,” and she has released two albums, “I Only Wanna Be with You” (1994) and “Gimme a Kiss” (1996). Though Wilson hasn’t appeared in an on-screen role since 2008, she voiced Sonya Blade in the 2020 video game “Mortal Kombat 11.”

Early Life

Bridgette Wilson was born Bridgette Leann Wilson on September 25, 1973, in Gold Beach, Oregon. She grew up with mother Kathy, father Dale, and sister Tracy, and she attended Gold Beach High School, graduating in 1991. As a teenager, Bridgette played on the school volleyball team and competed in beauty pageants, winning the Miss Teen USA pageant in 1990.


Wilson made her acting debut in 1992, playing Lisa Fenimore on the soap opera “Santa Barbara” and landing a recurring role as Ginger on “Saved by the Bell.” Her first film was 1993’s “Last Action Hero,” in which she played the daughter of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Detective Jack Slater. Bridgette also guest-starred on “Murder, She Wrote” that year, and in 1995, she appeared in the films “Higher Learning,” “Mortal Kombat,” “Nixon,” and “Billy Madison.” She then appeared in the TV movie “The Stepsister” (1997) and the films “Final Vendetta”/” Sweet Evil” (1996), “Unhook the Stars” (1996), “Nevada” (1997), “The Real Blonde” (1997), and “Marina” (1997) and played Elsa Shivers, the sister of Sarah Michelle Gellar’s Helen Shivers, in the hit horror movie “I Know What You Did Last Summer,” which grossed $125.3 million against a $17 million budget. In 1998, Wilson appeared in the TV movie “Host” and the film “Starstruck,” followed by “The Suburbans,” “Love Stinks,” and “House on Haunted Hill” in 1999.

In 2000, Wilson appeared in the Sally Field-directed film “Beautiful” and began playing Bridget Deshiel on the Fox drama “The $treet.” The following year, she co-starred with Christina Applegate in “Just Visiting” and with Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey in “The Wedding Planner.”

In 2002, Bridgette performed on the Tommy Shane Steiner song “What We’re Gonna Do About It,” which peaked at #43 on the “Billboard” Hot Country Songs chart. She appeared in the 2002 films “Buying the Cow” and “Extreme Ops” and guest-starred on “Frasier” (2002), “CSI: Miami” (2003), and “Jake in Progress” (2005). Wilson co-starred with Steve Martin, Claire Danes, and Jason Schwartzman in 2005’s “Shopgirl,” which was based on Martin’s 2000 novella of the same name. In 2007, she guest-starred on “Carpoolers” and appeared in the TV movie “Mr. and Mrs. Smith,” and in 2008, she starred in her final film to date, the Sonny Liston biopic “Phantom Punch.”

Bridgette also served as a judge for the 2006 Miss Universe pageant and appeared in an off-Broadway production of “The Rocky Horror Show.”

Personal Life

Bridgette married professional tennis player Pete Sampras on September 30, 2000. They welcomed son Christian Charles on November 21, 2002, followed by Ryan Nikolaos on July 29, 2005.

Real Estate

Over the years, Bridgette and Pete have bought and sold a number of incredible homes in the Los Angeles area. For many years, they lived in a $20 million Thousand Oaks mansion that they built from scratch. They listed this home for sale in 2010 for $25 million. They sold the home in 2013 for an undisclosed price.

In 2008, they sold a large Beverly Hills mansion to Will & Grace creator Max Mutchnick for $14.5 million. A decade later, Mutchnick sold this house to singer Adam Levine for $34 million. A year later, Adam listed the house for $48 million. In 2014, Bridgette and Pete spent $6 million to acquire a two-acre estate in Bel Air. In 2016, they sold a 6,900 square foot home in Brentwood for $8.9 million, $3 million more than they paid for the home in 2009.

Net Worth:$25 Million
Date of Birth:Sep 25, 1973 (48 years old)
Height:5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
Profession:Actor, Singer, Model, Songwriter
Nationality:United States of America