Krista Neumann: Everything To Know About Scott Bakula’s Former Wife

Krista Neumann is a household name in the American Hollywood scene. Famous for her role in the movie Silver Spoons, she is also remembered as the first wife of Scott Bakula. For the uninitiated, Scott Bakula played primary roles in Quantum Leap and Star Trek: Enterprise TV series and has been nominated for the Emmys no less than four times. For his role in Quantum Leap, he received a Golden Globe Award. Krista’s acting profession meant that she and her husband could share the same stage. They both co-starred in the musical titled Nightclub Confidential. Krista is also a writer and producer.

Krista Neumann Early Life and Background

Krista Neumann was born on the 10th of October, 1949, in the USA. Her ex-husband Scott Stewart Bakula was born on the 9th of October, 1954. Unlike her husband, there is a lot about Krista’s background that has not come to the media light including her early education and teenage years. It is, however, known that she was raised in a Christian home and has roots from the Czech Republic. As a result of her marriage, Krista is the daughter-in-law of Sally Bakula and J. Stewart Bakula.

Krista Neumann’s Career – What Movies Has She Been Part of?

Krista Neumann began her acting career by appearing in the American romantic comedy series, That ‘70s Show where she worked as a producer from 1999 to 2006. That ’70s Show is an American television period sitcom that originally aired from August 23, 1998, to May 18, 2006. The series focused on the lives of a group of six teenage friends living in the fictional town of Point Place, Wisconsin, from May 17, 1976, to December 31, 1979.

Later, she produced the action comedy-drama series, Chuck from 2007 to 2012. Chuck was a series about an average computer nerd named Chuck Bartowski, who was played by Zachary Levi. Chuck receives an encoded e-mail from an old college friend now working for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The message embeds the only remaining copy of an algorithm containing the United States’ greatest spy secrets into Chuck’s brain, forcing the CIA and the NSA to assign him handlers and use him on top-secret missions.

Krista Neumann also created the family comedy romance series, The Neighbors along with Kimrie Lewis-Davis and Daymond John. The show had two wins and six nominations in total and its storyline revolved around a family of humans living in a community of extraterrestrials.

Some of Krista Nuemann’s stage credits are Mayor, Gay Divorce, Baker’s Wife, Canterbury Tales, and Annie.  Krista also produced six episodes of the TV series For The People, eight episodes of The Mayor and sixteen episodes of The Real O’Neal. She wrote the scripts and stories for some of the episodes she produced.

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Her Marriage and Divorce From Scott Bakula

Krista Neumann married Scott Bakula in the year 1981. Her husband Scott was 27 years old when they got married while she was 32 years old. Their marriage produced 2 children named Cody and Chelsy Bakula. Chelsy is already an actress, following in her parent’s footsteps and has appeared in an episode of Quantum Leap. There were rumors that her husband cheated on her and it affected their union. They ended up getting divorced in 1995 after 14 years of marriage. One year after the divorce in 1996, Scott got married to actress Chelsea Field. He has two children named Wil Botfield and Owen Barrett from his marriage with Chelsea.

Who is Krista Neumann’s Ex-Husband?

Krista Neumann
Scott Bakula

Scott Bakula was born in St. Louis, Missouri, He has a younger brother and a younger sister. His surname comes from his partial Czech ancestry. Scott attended Jefferson College, followed by the University of Kansas for a while but withdrew. He later moved to New York City in 1976, where he made his Broadway debut playing baseball legend Joe DiMaggio in Marilyn: An American Fable. Scott landed the lead role opposite co-star Dean Stockwell in the science fiction television series Quantum Leap (1989–1993). Bakula played time traveler Dr. Sam Beckett, who was trapped by a malfunction in his time machine to correct things gone wrong in the past.

He also played Jonathan Archer, the captain of Earth’s first long-range interstellar ship, on Star Trek: Enterprise from 2001 to 2005. In 2006, he reprised the role of Archer for the Star Trek: Legacy PC and Xbox 360 video games as a voice-over.


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