Declan Welles (born January 22, 2017) is a 5 year old celebrity kid famous for being Brooke Burns’s daughter with Gavin O’Connor.
Declan has leveraged the fame of her parents to gain popularity. Her mother gained fame through her multifaceted career as an actress and a model. The celebrity kid’s father also has various titles to his name, like producer, scriptwriter, director, actor, and playwright. Since her birth, she has stolen the spotlight, and here are things to know about the celebrity kid.
How Old is Declan Welles?
Declan Welles is 5 years old. She was born on January 22, 2017, in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America. She is of mixed white ethnicity (English-Scottish and Irish) and is an American citizen. The celebrity kid was born to Brooke Burns and Gavin O’Connor, both of whom are onscreen stars.
Both of her parents are celebrities who have successfully carved a niche for themselves through their various endeavors. Declan Welles is known to have two half-siblings, each from both parents. Madison Elizabeth McMahon is her half-sister from her mother’s previous marriage to Julian McMahon. Bronwen O’Connor is her other half-sister, born to her father.
Declan Welles is seen to receive lots of love from her two older step-sisters. Details about her school and current class have been kept off the media records, but based on her age, she should be in kindergarten (grade k). She is currently living and growing up under the care of her two parents in California and is being raised to maintain a good Christian faith.
Declan Welles’ Parents are Both Onscreen Entertainers
Though how Brooke Burns and Gavin O’Connor met is unknown, they were first spotted on the red carpet for the premier of the movie Warrior in September 2011. A diamond ring was spotted on her hand at the premiere, but no one suspected a thing.
In December, she confirmed the engagement on Good Day LA. She visited the show to promote her game show titled You Deserve It. The host saw the ring and asked if she was married. Brooke replied that she was engaged and flashed the ring on camera. On June 22, 2013, two years after the duo got engaged, they tied the knot and have been living together ever since. Though the two have been involved in failed marriages to their exes, they have managed to live a life free of controversy.
Declan Welles’ Mother is a TV Personality
Declan Welles’ mother, Brooke Burns, is a game show host, fashion model, television personality, and actress. She first began her onscreen career as an actress in 1995. The TV personality made her debut in the Spanish-American teen sitcom Out of The Blue as Peg and starred from 1995 to 1996.
As an actress, she has featured in films like Shallow Hai, Most Wonderful Time of The Year, and many more. She has also starred in TV series like Baywatch, Batman, Meirose Place, and many more. Brooke has appeared as a TV host for NBC’s Dog Eat Dog, Hole in The Wall a Fox game show, GSN quiz show, The Chase, and many others. Though the brands that she has modeled for are unknown, she is still a fashion model.
Declan Welles’s Father Has a Multifaceted Career
Gavin O’Connor, Declan Welles’ father, is quite successful in his various careers. He is a producer, scriptwriter, director, actor, and playwright. The producer has been seen to contribute the success of many movies as a producer, including The Bet, Smashing Machine, Slaughter Rules, and many more.
The celebrity kid’s dad made his directorial debut in the movie Comfortably Numb and has been the director behind many other movies like Miracle, Accountant, and others. As a scriptwriter, he has his credits on many films, like The Bet, Pride and Glory, Warrior, Club House, and many more. He has a long list of acting credits, including, The Glass house, Warrior, Tumbleweeds, and so many others.
Gavin is still excelling in his various fields and is sure to bag more roles in the future following his success in his career.
Declan Welles Has Two Step-siblings From Both Parents
Declan Welles’ parents have been previously married to different people with whom they had children. The children that they had from their previous relationships are the celebrity kid’s half-siblings, and they are:
Madison Elizabeth McMahon
Madison Elizabeth McMahon was born on June 10, 2000, in Manhattan Beach, California. She was born to Brooke Burns and her ex-husband, Julia McMahon. While details of her early education have been kept away from the media, she is known to have graduated from Marymount High School in 2018.
She furthered her education and is now studying at Wake Forest University. The older half-sister of Declan Welles is a volleyball lover who started playing at a very early stage. She played for her high school and for the Elite Beach volleyball team.
Elizabeth has also played for many other teams like Pacific Qualifier, Sunshine Volleyball Club, and Southern California Volleyball. She currently plays with the Wake Forest volleyball team as a middle blocker or outside hitter. She wishes to build a big career in the sport of volleyball as time goes on.
Bronwen O’Connor is the first daughter born to Gavin O’Connor. Her mother’s identity has, however, been kept away from the media. While her date, month, and year of birth are unavailable, she is seen to be born around the early 2000s. She is another older half-sister of Declan from her father’s previous relationship.
Information about her early education has been kept off the public record, but she is known to have graduated from Sequoyah High School in 2020. She is currently attending college, though its name is not known. Just like her father, she is also an actress and has a few movie credits to her name.
Some of the movies that she has appeared in include Warrior, The Way Back, and Mare of Easttown. The actress is sure to get more movie roles in the future following her perfect role in other movies she has appeared in. She is quite close to her stepmother Brooke Burns and shares a close relationship with her little half-sister, Declan Welles.