Quick facts
Birth date 11 Jun, 1953
Age 66 yrs
Occupations Biographer
Citizenship United States of America
Birth place Seattle
Education Corvallis High School
Gender Female
Description American writer
Spouse Steve McQueen[ M. 1980]

The stunning former fashion model, Barbara Minty was born on 11th June 1953. Her star sign is Gemini. She is of American nationality. She was born in Washington, U.S. She belongs to White ethnicity. She is of American nationality. She went to Corvallis High School in the year 1971. She has been associated with Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization. Minty is the widow of popular American actor Steve McQueen.

The couple were in a long term romantic relationship before they got married. They could not even celebrate one year of marriage and Steve passed away. He died from cancer. Minty is the stepmother of two children named Terry McQueen and Chad McQueen. She does not have kids of her own. She is currently married to David Brunsvold. She is very secretive about her personal life. Minty avoids being in the spotlight.


Barbara Minty graced the covers of many magazines as well as advertisements. She worked with Nina Blanchard and Eileen Ford, power modelling agents. Eileen Ford is the co-founder of an International modelling agency, Ford Modeling Agency in New York. Minty graced the cover of the September 1970 issue of Cosmopolitan magazine.

She has also written a book titled, Steve McQueen - The Last Mile. The book is a memoir of the time she has spent with Steve before he passed away. She is also a well known photographer. Minty has been hosting an art exhibition of her works in many parts of the world like London, Tokyo, Idaho, Nashville and many more. She is the author of a book titled Miniature Orchids.

She is the producer of two biographical documentaries Steve McQueen: American Icon and I am Steve McQueen. Minty produced a documentary TV series, ITV at the Movies. She produced a talk show TV series Film 2017. She is not very much active on any of the social media. She has over 1k followers on Facebook. She was one of the highest paid models in the 1970's.

The well known American actor, Terence Steven McQueen had an extensive career in TV and movies. He was active from 24th March 1930 to 7th November 1980. He was called as the King of the cool because of the ultra cool, antihero roles he used to portray. His style of acting appealed to the masses. Steve was listed as one of the biggest box office attractions in Hollywood in 1960's and 70's.

His film credits include Never Love a Stranger, The Blob, The Magnificent Seven, The Honeymoon Machine, The Sand Pebbles, Papillion, The Hunter and many more. His TV credits include The United States Steel Hour, The West Point Story, The Big Story, Wanted Dead or Alive, Trackdown and many more. Steve was believed to be an ultra cool actor of the 1960's who rose to be the most popular and in demand actor in the world. He had a lifelong passion for motor racing. He won 5 awards and 15 nominations. He was married to Barbara Minty, who was his third wife. Steve has earned a Net worth of around $30 million.

Last Modified: Feb 7, 2020

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