Lindsay Greenbush is an American actress known for her performance in the television movie Sunshine and Little House on the Prairie. She is the identical twin of Sidney Greenbush and the Younger sister of actor Clay Greenbush.

The actress is also popular because her father is an actor Billy Greenbush. He has often pictured charming good ol’ boy types, rugged cowboys, and stern police officers.

Early Life And Family Background

The celebrity actress was born Rachel Lindsay Rene Bush to her parents Billy and Carole kay Bush on the 25th of May, 1970. She was raised in Hollywood, California. Her identical twin sister Sidney was born three minutes after her. She spent most of her childhood with her two sisters and older brother Clay.

Lindsay Greenbush with her identical twin sister Sidney Greenbush
Lindsay Greenbush with her identical twin sister Sidney Greenbush
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The actress enjoys American rights and privileges as an American citizen. According to her birth information, she was born with the zodiac sign of Gemini.

Billy’s friend recommended the twin’s sister to act in the television movie Sunshine through which Lindsay and her twin sister got their debut role.

Educational Background

Lindsay is a graduate of Santa Monica High School in 1988. During her time at Santa Monica High school and Moorpark College, she attended classes relating to theatre arts.

Afterward, She went to California State Lutheran University where Greenbush did her Bachelor of Science in Accountancy.

Relationship Status And Love LIfe

Lindsay Greenbush is currently married. She walked down the aisle with Daniel Sanchez on the 5th of July 2014. The actress first saw Danny while taking a break from shooting the episode ‘The Wolves’ of ‘Little House on the Prairie,’ she was lying beneath an oak tree. He was there to watch the shooting.

Lindsay Greenbush and her husband Daniel Sanchez 1
Lindsay Greenbush and her husband Daniel Sanchez
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After two decades, the couple met once again and fell in love with each other. The love birds soon tied their knots under the same oak tree where they met the first time.

Talking about her first marriage, the actress was married to Frank Dornan in 2001. She met her while working as a horse trainer in Simi Valley. The couple shared a daughter together named Katlyn Danae. Unfortunately, the marriage did not last long.

About Lindsay’s Father- Billy

Billy Green Bush is an American actor born on November 12, 1947, in Montgomery, Alabama, U.S. He is a versatile actor and is often pictured as charming good ol’ boy types, rugged cowboys and stern police officers. “The Right Stuff” (1983) and “Forrest Gump” (1994) are some of his credits as an actor.

Throughout his career, he has starred in many movies and series and earned fame. It was one of his friends who recommended his daughter to act in their debut movie.

About Her Sister- Sidney

The twin sister of Lindsay, Sidney was born three minutes after her. They grew up together and also worked together. Both the twin sister has a similar career path. She earned her pro-rodeo permit and is the West Coast’s top-ranked barrel racer.

Talking about her personal life, Sidney graduated with an associate’s degree in animal science from Pierce College in Woodland Hills, California, USA. She is known to have married two people like her sister.

Her first marriage ended after nine years of continuity. Sidney was married to William Foster on 4th April 2000. He committed suicide two days after Sidney tried to end their marriage.  He shot himself in the head at their home in Visalia, CA. He was a veterinarian and horse breeder.

Similarly, she was married to Charles Carracilo before marrying William. She tied knots with Charles in 1998. However, it is not revealed how long the relationship lasted.

Career Highlights

Lindsay Greenbush’s father Bill was an actor and this led her to get interested in acting in the early days. Having talent in acting she and her twin sister appeared as an actress in the movie sunshine on the recommendation of his father’s friend.

In the 1973 television movie “Sunshine,” co-starring Cliff DeYoung as Jill Hayden, Lindsay and her sister received their big break. Following the movie’s conclusion, Michael Landon began casting for his “Little House on the Prairie” television series (based on the books by Laura Ingalls Wilder).

Rachel Lindsay Greenbush in Matt Houston (1983)

Sunshine’s producer suggested the twins for the part of Carrie Ingalls, the youngest daughter. Landon finally met with them and quickly signed the girls.

The NBC pilot of Little House debuted on March 30, 1974, and it became popular immediately. The pilot’s success led to the show’s conversion to a weekly series six months later. The twins gained a national following throughout the run of the play.

The twins worked together in commercials and magazines and sought different jobs after their stay on Little House ended. Rachel had an appearance as a guest star on the show Matt Houston, but she and her sister ultimately decided to take a leave from acting.

Little House Of Prairie

Little House of Prairie is an American drama series whose story revolves around the life and adventures of the Ingalls family in the nineteenth-century American Midwest. In this series, Lindsay and both her sibling has made an appearance.

The director of Sunshine Joseph Sargent suggested the twins for the position of the youngest daughter Carrie Ingalls. The show premiered on March 30, 1974, on NBC. After the success of the show, it turned into a weekly show six months later. The first season ended with the show at #13 in the ratings.

Little House on the Prairie cover photo 1
Little House on the Prairie cover photo
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Unlike the first season, the second season of the show did not do well. It was in danger of getting the ax because it slipped out of the top 30. The show was shifted from Wednesday to Monday nights in an attempt to save the show. By the end of the third season, it was at #16 in ratings.

Net Worth

Lindsay Greenbush has accumulated a huge sum of wealth with her dedication in her professional career. The celebrity actress is estimated to have a net worth of $500 thousand. This includes her income, assets, and properties.

On her active days, she has been a part of many projects that earned her a good income. The celebrity started acting at a very young age. Her project includes Sunshine, Little House on the Prairie, Hambone and Hillie, Little House Years, and Weekend Today.

Also, after she left her acting career, Greenbush turned into a model who endorsed brands and appeared in magazines. Some of the brands she endorsed are Kentucky Fried Chicken and Double Mint Gum. The model also earned a substantial amount from there.

With this huge fortune, the celebrity is living a prosperous life. In addition to this, his father Billy is estimated to have a net worth of $56 Million.

Social Media Presence

Lindsey seems to be active user o social media. She has activated her account on major social media platforms. The actress reaches her loved ones through this platform to update her about herself.

She has a Twitter account with a follower of more than 3K. Her Twitter username is @RachelGreenbush through which she promotes her work and tweets her opinion. According to her Twitter, She is the Proud Line & Airforce mom, Equestrian, and Sports fan.

Her official account on other social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook is not found.

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