Declan Welles is the daughter of actress Brooke Burns and film director Gavin O’Connor. She is a popular media personality who is well-known because of her ties with mainstream celebrities.

Born in, 2017, in Los Angelos, Welles celebrates her birthday every year on the 22nd of January. She is currently enjoying her life with her parents and siblings. According to her birth information, Declan is born under the Zodiac sign Aquarius.

Family Background

As previously mentioned, the 6-year-old Welles is the daughter of Burns and her second husband Gavin. Furthermore, she is the granddaughter of Betsy Burns and Brat Burns from her maternal side. She receives lots of love from her family and they often spend quality time together by traveling to beautiful destinations.

Declan Welles with her father Gavin OConner and mother Brooke Burns
Declan Welles with her father Gavin O’Conner and mother Brooke Burns
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Coming from a renowned family, Declan does not have to face hardship and struggle. She has become a media personality since her birth. With her family being involved in the Entertainment industry, Declan may also walk in their footsteps.


Currently, Declan Welles is the only child of her parents together and she does not have any siblings. However, She has a half-older sister from her mother’s past relationship with Julian McMohan who is now married to Kelly Paniagua. Her name is Madison Elizabeth McMohan and she was born on 10th June 2000.

As well as, Welles also has a step-sister, Bronwen O’Connor, who is the daughter of her father from his past relationship. It is not clear whether they are close to each other or not.

The Physical Appearance Of Welles

The six-year-old celebrity daughter Welles is a glowing child who has inherited beauty from her mother. Born of Caucasian ethnicity, she has got blonde hair with attractive brown eyes. Her fair complexion and attractive face are even beautified by her lovely smile.

Declan Welles with her pre grad tshirt
Declan Welles with her pre-grad t-shirt
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Talking about her physical stats, Declan is 3 feet and 5 inches tall and has a decent height according to her age. No doubt, she will be a gorgeous woman in the future.

Welles’s Education

The star kid, Declan is a school-going kid and just recently graduated from DK. Her mother posted her picture congratulating Welles on her graduation. Now, she is attending classes in the first grade.

Declan Welles in her graduation day from DK
Declan Welles on her graduation day from DK
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In addition to this, the adorable kid is doing well in her school and she is participating in plays in the school. She has portrayed the role of Simba in her recent school play. Coming from a renowned family, she will be receiving a quality education from a reputed university in the near future.

First Camp Experience

According to an Instagram post of Brooke that she posted on 19th July 2022, her daughter Declan has recently experienced her first camp. The celebrity child seems to be very happy to be able to go on a camp.

There is a paper cut on her right leg which may be a small cut while she was having fun at her camp. However, the small cut is nothing compared to the happiness she got while in a camp.

Relationship Between Welles’s Parents

Declan Welles’s parents Brooke Burns and Gavin O’Connor are in a marital relationship since 22 July 2013 when they walked down the aisle and took wedding vows. Their marriage ceremony took place in a private location where only close family and friends were present.

Brooke Burns and Gavin OCooner
Brooke Burns and Gavin O’Connor
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When the Baywatch actress revealed her engagement with the celebrity director Gavin in an interview which was on December 2011, it created a surprise for her admirers. The love birds were engaged for two years before they tied their knots.

It is unclear about their first encounter however, currently, Brooke and Gavin are enjoying their romantic love life and are living happily with their daughter without making any disputes.

Past Relationships Of Brooke Burns And Gavin O’Connor

Both parents of Declan Welles’ had their own past romantic links. Her mother Brooke is known to have married Julian McMohan, an actor and former model for three years from 1991 to 2001. During their three years relationship, they have been blessed with a daughter Madison Elizabeth McMohan.

In addition, Brooke had relationships with Steve Bing, James Wilde, and Bruce Willis between 2003 and 2004.

Talking about Gavin, prior to his current marriage, he was married for a year to Angela Shelton, a screenwriter, and actress. From their relationship, they have a daughter Bronwen O’Connor.

Mother – Brooke Burns

Welles’ mother Brooke is a well-known actress who has appeared in Baywatch as Jessie Owens. She was born on March 16, 1978, and grew up in Dallas, Texas alongside her two sisters and her parent Brat and Betsy Burns until they relocated to Europe.

Brooke Burns wearing a red tops
Brooke Burns wearing a red tops
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Moreover, the pretty woman worked as a ballet dancer for 12 years, however, she injured her anterior cruciate ligament while skiing. After this, she began posing in front of cameras for different studios at the age of 15.

The model turned into an actress and television personality with her debut on TV in 1998. As a tv personality, she has hosted several TV shows including Hole in the Wall, and Dog Eats Dog that is associated with NBC and Fox respectively.

Similarly, Burns made her appearance in many movies and tv series. Throughout her career 42 credits as an actress, 47 credits for herself, and one credit each for the soundtrack and archive footage.

Notable movies and TV series she has played are Baywatch, Community, Christmas Connection, Out of the Blue, Conan the Adventure, and many more.

Declan Welles’ Mother’s Accident

Declan’s mother Brooke has suffered from a very dangerous driving accident that she could never forget in her life. The Baywatch actress also thanks for the help she got from the only firefighter that she knows. Without the help, she could have become paraplegic and worse dead.

Although she has recovered fully, Brooke has to go through a lot of pain with plates, rods, and screws that were inserted into her broken neck.

Brooke’s Involvement In Philanthropic Work

After suffering a spinal injury in a car accident in 2014, the Shallow Hal actress decided to get more active with the Life Rolls On Foundation, which provides assistance to those who have experienced spinal cord injuries.

She also got associated with the North American Spine Society and the Think First National Injury Prevention Foundation.

Declan Welles’s Father – Gavin O’Connor

Born on December 24, 1963, Welles’ father Gavin O’Connor is known for his directorial work in the movies such as The Bet, Warriors, Brother, etc. He grew up in Huntington, New York, on Long Island with his parents. However, his parent’s identity is still behind the curtains.

Gavin O Conner father of Declan Welles
Gavin O Conner, father of Declan Welles
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Not only as a director, but O’Connor has explored many professions. he has been executed as a producer of the pilot episode of The American. The most notable movie that this celebrity has directed is WWII which has a cast like Bradley Cooper.

Net Worth

The star kid Welles is still a school-going kid and has not entered into the professional field. So, her net worth can not be determined at the moment. However, she is enjoying her life with the fortune of her parents.

Her mother Brooke is estimated to have a whopping net worth of $5 million which she has accumulated through her long career in the entertainment industry. Not only from her acting and modeling career, but Burns also generates income from endorsing different brands. One of the notable advertisements is a Batman-themed OnStar commercial in 2001.

Similarly, her father O’Connor is speculated to have accumulated a net worth of $1.5 Million which is amassed by directing and producing marvelous projects.

With all this fortune, Welles is living a lavish and comfortable life with her family.

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