Deidra Hoffman: Interesting Facts On Loni Anderson’s Daughter

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Deidra Hoffman: Interesting Facts On Loni Anderson’s Daughter
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Deidra Hoffman is the daughter of American actress Loni Anderson. Her mother is a Golden Globe award-winning actress best known for WKRP in Cincinnati, A Night at the Roxbury, Stroker Ace, and 3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain.

Like her mom, Deidra also tried her luck in the movie industry as a teenager but the star kid was uncredited for her role. So, apart from a media appearance alongside her popular mother, Hoffman never emerged into any other acting projects and choose to live away from the media hassle.

Well, where is Deidra Hoffman today? Is Hoffman married? If yes, who is her husband? Addressing all these queries, today, this article intends to explore other facts about Loni Anderson’s daughter Deidra. To know in detail, stick with us till the end.

Profile Summary

Full NameDeidra Hoffman
Date of birth13th March 1965
FatherBruce Hasselberg
MotherLoni Anderson
HusbandChris Hoffman
Net Worth$1 million
Popular forAs the daughter of Loni Anderson
Current residenceAnderson, California

Who is Deidra Hoffman’s father? Her Early Life and Parents 

Loni Anderson’s only biological daughter Deidra is 58 years of age as of 2023. The celebrity child was born Deidra Kaye Hasselberg on March 13 1965 in the United States. As we all know, her mother Loni Anderson is an actress while her father Bruce Hasselberg is a real estate broker.

Deidra Hoffman is currently in her late 50s
Young Deidra Hoffman

When Hoffman was just a year old, her parents separated. So, it’s obvious that she doesn’t get a proper family environment. She was single-handedly raised by her mother in her hometown.

Besides, she belongs to a mixed ethnical race as her dad is Caucasian and her mother is of Swedish, Norwegian, German, English, and Scottish descent. Further, Hoffman holds American nationality.

Deidra’s Family Background

Moving on to her ancestry, her paternal grandfather Donald Hasselberg is a former mayor of Bloomington, Minnesota. Likewise, Deidra’s paternal grandmother was Phyllis M. Hasselberg, a pianist who worked in the Southdale Dayton Music Department.

Similarly, from her mother’s side, Hoffman’s grandpa Klaydon Carl “Andy” Anderson was an environmental chemist. And her grandmother Maxine Hazel was a model.

Deidra’s Mother Married Four Times In Her Lifetime: What About Her Father?

As aforementioned, Hoffman’s parents separated when she was just 1 year old. After parting their ways, both the ex-couples remarried.

Her dad Bruce remarried twice. After his separation from Loni, he married an unknown lady with whom he reportedly has a son named James Hasselberg. His second marriage too didn’t last long. And later, he tied the knot with Barbara Ann Howard and the couple were together till his death of Barbara on September 22, 2013.

Deidra Hoffman's father married thrice in his lifetime
Deidra Hoffman’s father with his third wife

Like her father, her mom Loni also married again. Loni married thrice after her divorce from her first husband (aka Deidra’s dad). She second time married an actor Ross Bickell and later their nuptial also ended in divorce.

Then The Mullets actress got hitched to a famous actor Burt Reynolds with whom she welcomed their adopted son Quinton Anderson Reynolds. After five years, she went through an ugly divorce with her Stroker Ace co-star. Now, she is happily married to her husband Bob Flick.

Deidra Hoffman Has Appeared In A Couple Of TV Series; What Else She Does?

Like her mother, Deidra also tried her luck in the television industry. At the age of 15, she made her acting debut in the TV movie The Jayne Mansfield Story. But, her debut project became her last project as an actress.

Later in 1999, Hoffman appeared in a documentary series Intimate Portrait as a self. With a long gap of 15 years, she again showed up in one episode of the American talk show The Doctors. Apart from her TV appearance, what else she does is not known yet.

Deidra Hoffman Is A Happily Married Woman; Who Is Her Husband?

The Minnesota native is married to her husband Chris Hoffman who is reportedly an actor. Despite getting wide media exposure as a celebrity child, Deidra has cleverly kept her personal life private. So, no information regarding her wedding details is known yet.

Deidra Hoffman is a married woman
Deidra Hoffman with her husband Chris. Source: Her Facebook

But, the couple is leading a happy marriage secretly. Going through Deidra’s Facebook account, it looks like the husband and wife adore each other a lot. In every thin and thick, they were back for each other.

Hoffman Is A Mother Of Two Children 

From her marriage with her beloved hubby, Deidra is a mother of two beautiful daughters named McKenzie Hoffman and Megan Hoffman. While her daughter’s exact birth figure is unknown, it looks like they were born twins.

Deidra Hoffman is a mother
Deidra Hoffman with her daughters and husband

On December 22, 2017, Hoffman’s daughter Megan shared her photo together with her sister McKenzie on her Facebook with a caption,

Well, if you’re Santa, what song did I sing to you on our birthday this year?
Looking at the caption, it seems like both Hoffman’s children celebrated their birthdays on the same day.
Talking about their career, at present, Mckenzie is working at California Foundation on the Environment and the Economy which she joined in 2015. Likewise, Deidra’s other child Megan is an account manager at Insight Global. She majored in economics at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Deidra Battled Major Illness In 20o9; What Happened To Loni Anderson’s Daughter?

In 2009, Loni Anderson’s daughter was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). First, she had symptoms like numb fingers one day and the other, tingling in her spine. Later when Deidra went through an MRI section in 2009, she was identified with her illness ms.

Deidra Hoffman suffered multiple sclerosis
Deidra Hoffman

In the meantime, her big support became her actress mom. Regarding Hoffman’s struggle with multiple sclerosis, Loni once said,

“I fell apart, “I mean, I didn’t want to fall apart in front of her because I knew she was struggling to just maintain herself, but it was very difficult to come to grips with.”

Loni also stated that her eldest child went through a lot of difficulties in minor things like eating and sleeping. Amidst her treatment, it’s obvious that it affected her teenage daughters and her husband as well but her mom stood strong by her side in her every test and MRI session which made it easier for Deidra to fight against her disease.

Though her disease recurred several times, with a consistent effort and several treatments, it seems like Anderson’s only biological child has won her battle against MS and living a healthy life at present.

Deidra Hoffman Is On Social Media

The former child actress is active on Facebook with 657 friends. On her Facebook, she mostly has shared her pictures with her husband and children. Her last post was updated in September 2021 in which she shared pictures of her alongside her family with a pamphlet of UCLA.

Further, she is also on Twitter with 23 followers.

Where Is Deidra Living Today? 

As per her Facebook information, Diedra is residing in Anderson, California with her family. At present, she is in her late 50s so probably Hoffman is living her retirement life.

Deidra Hoffman’s Net Worth

Since her profession is still a subject of curiosity so her net worth is also under review. But, as per some sources, her fortune is $1 million.

Meanwhile, her famous mother Loni Anderson has an estimated net worth of $12 million.

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