• Bridgette Wilson was born in Gold Beach, Oregon USA, and is an actress, model and former Miss Teen USA pageant winner.
• She is best known for her role in the fantasy action film “Mortal Kombat” in 1995 and as the wife of tennis legend Pete Sampras.
• She has retired from acting and is now focused on her family.
• She has two sons and is a part of a multi-million dollar family.
• Pete Sampras is a retired tennis player, with 14 Grand Slam titles and a net worth of $150 million.

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Net Worth$8 million
Date Of BirthSeptember 25, 1973
SpousePete Sampras
FactSister of Tracy E. Wilson. Their parents are Dale and Kathy Wilson.

Who is Bridgette Wilson?

Bridgette Lean Wilson was born on the 25th September 1973, in Gold Beach, Oregon USA, she is an actress, model and former Miss Teen USA pageant winner. She is perhaps still best recognized by the world as Sonya Blade in the fantasy action film “Mortal Kombat” in 1995, and as the wife of the tennis legend Pete Sampras.

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Where is Bridgette Wilson Now?

Bridgette had her last known role in the 2008 film “Phantom Punch”, a biopic about the heavyweight boxing champion Sonny Liston, since when she has retired from acting and became more focused on her family. Her sons are now in their teens and she is looking to ensure that the two don’t get into trouble. When asked about returning to acting, Bridgett stated that for now she is focused on family, but a return is not excluded.

Bridgette Wilson Bio: Early Life, Parents, and Education

Bridgette is the daughter of Kathy and Dale Wilson, and grew up in a small coastal town, where in high school she was a part of the volleyball team. For her looks, stunning since she was a little girl, Bridgette was advised by everybody to compete in the Miss Teen USA pageant, and was victorious in 1990 when she was 17 years old. She finished high school in 1991 and after her reign as the Miss Teen USA ended, she decided to pursue acting.

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Career Beginnings

Bridget made her acting debut in 1992 with the minor role of Ginger in the TV series “Saved by the Bell”, while later the same year she was chosen for the part of Lisa Fenimore in the soap opera “Santa Barbara”, and featured in over 40 episodes of the highly acclaimed TV series, which pushed her forward for the double role in the action comedy film “Last Action Hero”, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, F. Murray Abraham, and Art Carney. She continued with minor roles in successful films, such as “Higher Learning” and “Billy Madison”, both in 1995, but that was enough to be cast in one of the cult films, “Mortal Kombat” as Sonya Blade, joining other lead actors Christopher Lambert, Robin Shou, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa and Linden Ashby.

Rise to Prominence and Career Decline

The role of Sonya Blade launched her to stardom, but she failed to use the momentum as she only appeared in a minor role in the film “Nixon” (1996), and co-starred in the Japanese film “Sweet Evil”, also known as “Final Vendetta”. However, before the ‘90s ended she made a couple notable appearances, such as in the romantic comedy-drama “The Real Blonde” in 1997, starring Matthew Modin, Catherine Keener and Daryl Hannah, featured in the horror film “I Know What You Did Last Summer”, and in 1998 starred in the not so successful drama film “Starstruck”. Bridgette also starred in the romantic comedy film “Love Stinks” next to French Stewart and Bill Bellamy, and made a minor appearance in the horror film “House on a Haunted Hill”, both in 1999.

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Since the start of the 2000s, Bridgette’s career has slowly declined, and she became more focused on her family. She remained active as an actress until 2008, during which time she appeared in such films as “Extreme Ops” (2002), and then in 2005 she had a supporting role in the film “Shopgirl”, an adaptation of the novel written by Steve Martin.

Do You Know How Rich Bridgette Wilson Is?

Since she became Miss Teen USA and later differed into acting, Bridget has become a household name, and with over 30 film and TV credits to her name, her net worth has increased significantly. So, have ever wondered how rich Bridgette Wilson is, as of mid- 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Wilson’s net worth is as high as $8 million. Pretty impressive don’t you think?

Bridgette Wilson Personal Life, Wedding, Marriage, Children

When it comes to her personal life, Bridgette has been quite open about ups and downs that happen behind the camera; since 2000 she has been married to tennis legend Pete Sampras and the couple has welcomed two children, Christian Charles Sampras, born on the 21st November 2001, and Ryan Nikolaos Sampras born on the 29th July 2005. The Wilson-Sampras family reside in Bel Air, Los Angeles, where they bought a 5,100 square foot home located on an estate that spans over 2 acres.

Bridgette Wilson Husband, Pete Sampras

Now that we have covered all the major details about Bridgette’s life let’s now share some information about her husband, Pete Sampras. Pete Sampras was born on the 12th August 1971 in Washington, D.C. USA, and is a retired tennis player, often regarded as one of the all-time best players in the world.

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Of Polish, Greek and Jewish ancestry, Pete is the son of Georgia and Soterios Sampras – he has two older siblings, brother and sister, and one younger sister. At the age of three, Pete found a racket in the basement of his home and since then never dropped it out of his hands. He became a professional at the age of 16, and since then until his retirement in 2002, he won 14 Grand Slam titles, including two Australian Open titles, Wimbledon seven times, and five times he lifted the trophy at the US Open. He held numerous records before Roger Federer began his dominance, and since then has also been surpassed by Rafael Nadal. Pete was inducted into the Tennis Hall of Fame in 2007. His net worth is estimated at $150 million, as of mid- 2018.

General Info

Full NameBridgette Wilson
Net Worth$8 million
Date Of BirthSeptember 25, 1973
Height1.75 m
ProfessionActor, Model, Singer, Songwriter


SpousePete Sampras
ChildrenChristian Charles Sampras, Ryan Nikolaos Sampras
ParentsDale Wilson, Kathy Wilson
SiblingsTracy Wilson


MoviesBilly Madison, Mortal Kombat, The Wedding Planner, Shopgirl, Just Visiting, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Last Action Hero, Love Stinks, House on Haunted Hill, The Real Blonde, Phantom Punch, Extreme Ops, Sweet Evil, Buying the Cow, Higher Learning, Unhook the Stars, The Suburbans, The Stepsister...
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1The first time around as a mom, I held on really tight and I was so stressed.
2We had to give each other permission to be different as parents. That's why there's a mom and a dad with two different approaches, because you do need both.
3I played varsity on all of them for four years. I'm 5'9 and that's not that tall for a center so I was a forward. I loved playing volleyball and basketball and track I was good at, but it stressed me out.
4Celebrities say the darnedest things.
5I balance family and career by doing what makes me the happiest! That for me, without question, is putting my family and kids first.
6I've only skied a couple of times in my life. Any skier would say I stink.
7Of all the movies I've done in my life, the one where I play a crazy awful psycho woman finds me my husband.


1Recorded a version of Leif Garrett's "I Was Made for Dancing", which went on to be a considerable hit in Japan.
2Mother, with her husband Pete Sampras, of a boy named Ryan Nikolaos, born July 29, 2005 at 6 lbs. 4 oz. in Los Angeles.
3Insisted on doing all her own stunts for Last Action Hero (1993), in part because she wanted to feel more "in touch" with her character, "Meredith Caprice/ Whitney Slater." Later, Bridgette complained that most of her better footage was left on the cutting room-floor; many of her fans seemed to agree, citing that she disappeared from the movie far too soon.
4Is a considerably in-demand singer in Japan, where she has released two CDs: "I Only Wanna Be With You"; and "Gimme a Kiss."
5First child Christian Charles Sampras was born 21 November 2002 in Los Angeles. London, UK bookmakers have given Christian a 150-1 chance to win Wimbledon (Sampras has 7 Wimbledon titles); he's a 2,000-1 shot to beat Wimbledon champs Andre Agassi (Sampras's arch-rival) and Steffi Graf's son, Jaden Gil, in a Wimbledon final.
6As a child, she taught herself to play the piano.
7On Tuesday, June 20, 2000, it was announced that she was engaged to tennis star Pete Sampras, 28. According to Sampras, they got engaged after he lost the first round of the French Open.
8Got the role of Sonya Blade, in Mortal Kombat (1995), after Cameron Diaz had to drop out, due to a broken wrist.
9Once took the stage at a festival for The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975).
10Sister of Tracy E. Wilson. Their parents are Dale and Kathy Wilson.
11Miss Teen USA 1990.




Phantom Punch2008Farah
Carpoolers2007TV SeriesDorrit
Mr. and Mrs. Smith2007TV ShortAnn (as Bridgette Wilson)
Shopgirl2005Lisa Cramer
Jake in Progress2005TV SeriesChloe
CSI: Miami2003TV SeriesGabriela Betancourt
Extreme Ops2002Chloe (as Brigette Wilson-Sampras)
Buying the Cow2002Sarah (as Bridgette L. Wilson)
Frasier2002TV SeriesKris
Just Visiting2001Amber
The Wedding Planner2001Fran Donolly
The $treet2000-2001TV SeriesBridget Deshiel
Beautiful2000Lorna Larkin (as Bridgette L. Wilson)
House on Haunted Hill1999Melissa Margaret Marr (as Bridgette Wilson)
Love Stinks1999Chelsea Turner (as Bridgette Wilson)
The Suburbans1999Lara (as Bridgette Wilson)
Starstruck1998Sandra (as Bridgette Wilson)
Host1998TV MovieJuliet Spring (as Bridgette Wilson)
Marina1997Short as Bridgette Wilson
I Know What You Did Last Summer1997Elsa Shivers (as Bridgette Wilson)
The Real Blonde1997Sahara (as Bridgette Wilson)
The Stepsister1997TV MovieMelinda Harrison (as Bridgette Wilson)
Nevada1997June (as Bridgette Wilson)
Unhook the Stars1996Jeannie Hawks (as Bridgette Wilson)
Final Vendetta1996Jennifer Ray Clark (as Bridgette Wilson)
Nixon1995Sandy (as Bridgitte Wilson)
Mortal Kombat1995Sonya Blade (as Bridgette Wilson)
Billy Madison1995Veronica Vaughn (as Bridgette Wilson)
Higher Learning1995Nicole (as Bridgette Wilson)
Murder, She Wrote1993TV SeriesEmily Griffith
Last Action Hero1993Whitney Meredith (as Bridgette Wilson)
Santa Barbara1992-1993TV SeriesLisa Fenimore Castillo / Lisa Fenimore
Saved by the Bell1992TV SeriesGinger


Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II1997Video documentary producer - videos "Childhood", "Earth Song", "Stranger In Moscow", as Bridgette Wilson, Bridgette Wilson, Bridgette Wilson


Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance2002Video Game special thanks: artistic contribution - as Bridgette Wilson


Signature Series: Pete Sampras2008TV Movie documentaryHerself (as Bridgette Wilson)
Beyond the Glory2004TV Series documentaryHerself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1995TV SeriesHerself
Mortal Kombat: Behind the Dragon1995TV Movie documentaryHerself (as Bridgette Wilson)
Mortal Kombat: Behind the Scenes1995Video shortHerself (as Bridgette Wilson)

Archive Footage

The Ultimate Hollywood Blonde2004TV Mini-SeriesHerself (as Bridgette Wilson)
Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation2001Video documentaryElsa Shivers (I Know What You Did Last Summer) (as Bridgette Wilson)

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