|Date of Birth:||1953 June 11|
|Age:||65 years old|
|occupation||Former model, Widow of late Steve McQueen|
|spouse||Steve McQueen (m. 1980–1980), David Brunsvold|
|place_of_birth||United States of America|
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Barbara Minty is a notable American former fashion model, author, and photographer. Moreover, she is known as a widow of late Steve McQueen.
Barbara Minty McQueen was born in Seattle, Washington, the United States on June 11, 1953. She was raised by her parents in Corvallis, Oregon and attended Corvallis High School, Oregon.
After completing her graduation, she started her professional career in modeling. Barbara's career began when she signed a contract with power modeling agents 'Eileen Ford' and 'Nina Blanchard.' With their help, she gained fame in the modeling world, emerging on the covers of prestigious publications like Glamour, Cosmopolitan and Sports Illustrated. Moreover, she is also a photographer; Minty captured hundreds of private images.
Furthermore, she is the author of "Steve McQueen The Last Mile." It documents her three-and-a-half year relationship with the movie icon and involves candid shots from 1977 to 1980, McQueen’s years out of the spotlight. The book is written in passage form, creating Barbara McQueen’s personal history, her relationship with her famous spouse and the stories behind the hundreds of candid photographs she clicked.
Besides that, in 2007, McQueen began hosting art exhibitions of her work with shows in Liverpool, London, Tokyo, San Francisco, Nashville, Phoenix and Boise, Idaho. Furthermore, Barbara is also involved in Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization.
Barbara Minty got married twice in her life. Firstly, she married to Steve McQueen in 1980, a well known American actor, who passed away in 1980 due to cancer even, before their first marriage anniversary. The widow of Steve met her late husband through her modeling agent, Nina Blanchard in Los Angeles. She revealed that she wanted to fly to Los Angeles to face the star of The Towering Inferno.
Then, Barbara Minty got married to David Brunsvold however, their 16 years of marriage did not work out and she divorced David Brunsvold. As of now, she resides in Ketchum, Idaho, raising two children, Chad McQueen and Terry McQueen as a stepmother. Her home is furnished with beautifully framed photographs of her first husband.
After becoming an in-demand model, she covered dozens of magazines as well as commercials in the 1970s. Barbara Minty earned great name and fame in this industry, and her late husband must have left her enough wealth for his beloved. However, her expected net worth is still unknown to us but Barbara is surely living a luxurious life.