Barbara Minty is a notable American former fashion model, author, as well as a photographer. Moreover, she is known as the third wife, the widow of the late American film star Steve McQueen.


Minty is currently in a relationship with her spouse David Brunsvold. She was featured in the covers of popular magazines including Plaything and Honeymooners. In 2007, Minty released her book titled “Steve McQueen: The Last Mile.”

Barbara Minty Net Worth and Salary

Barbara Minty is one of the highly demanded models of 1970s. After becoming an in-demand model, she covered dozens of magazines as well as commercials in the 1970s. Along with a great name and fame, Minty earned a fortunate amount of money from her modeling career.

However, her estimated net worth is still under review as of 2018. Whereas, Minty used to earn an annual salary of around $99,000 as a professional fashion model. On the other hand, her late husband Steve McQueen a renowned American actor had a net worth of $30 million.

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Besides her modeling career, Minty must have earned more money from her career as an author and photographer. Currently, she works as a documentary film producer and must be earning a decent amount of money. Minty must be living a lavish life with her current spouse and kids. 

Barbara Minty Relationships, Husband, Children, Widow, and Affairs

Barbara Minty is married twice in her life. Firstly, she was married to Steve McQueen in 1980. Steve is a well known American actor, who was called “The King of Cool.” Minty and Once Steve saw a photo of Minty in an advertisement and asked his agent to arrange a meeting with Minty. 

CAPTION: Barbara Minty and Steve McQueen wedding image

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So Minty met her late husband Steve for the first time through a modeling agent, Nina Blanchard in Los Angeles after. After dating for a few months the duo decided to take their relationship to the next level and finally got married.

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However, their marriage didn’t last long as her spouse Steve passed away due to cancer just after a few months of their wedding in 1980. Minty and Steve didn’t even get a chance to celebrate their first marriage anniversary.

CAPTION: Barbara Minty and her husband Steve McQueen

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From their relationship, the couple does not have any children. Later, Minty got married to her second spouse David Brunsvold. She is the stepmother of two children, Chad McQueen, and Terry McQueen.

With her husband and step-children, Minty resides in Ketchum, Idaho. She is maintaining a peaceful relationship without any signs and rumors of their divorce and extramarital affairs. 

Barbara Minty Early Life & Education

Barbara Minty, also known as Barbara Minty McQueen was born on 11th June 1953 in Seattle, Washington, the United States. However, the details about her parents and siblings are yet to be revealed.

Mintty belongs to American nationality and holds white ethnicity. She spent several years growing up in Corvallis, Oregon. In 1971, Minty graduated from the Corvallis High School, Oregon.

Barbara Minty Career, Modeling, Writing, Books, and Documentary

After completing her graduation, Barbara Minty started her professional career in modeling. Minty’s career began when she signed a contract with power modeling agents Eileen Ford and Nina Blanchard.

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With their help, Minty gained fame in the modeling world, emerging on the covers of prestigious magazines like Glamour, Cosmopolitan and Sports Illustrated. Moreover, she is also a photographer.

CAPTION: Barbara Minty on the cover of Glamour Magazine

SOURCE: Glamour

Furthermore, Milty is also an 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 late spouse Steve McQueen and the stories behind the hundreds of candid photographs she clicked.

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Besides this, in 2007, Minty 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 the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization. Likewise, she is also the producer of documentaries including Steve McQueen: American Icon”, “I Am Steve McQueen”, and “Film 2017″.

Barbara Minty Age, Height, Facts and Stats

  • As of 2018, the age of Barbara Minty is 65 years.
  • Minty stands an average height.
  • Her birth sign is Gemini.
  • Hair color of Minty is Brown.
  • Her Eye color is Dark Brown.