Declan Welles is the second biological daughter of Brooke Burns, a famous actress. She is the first child of Brooke’s marriage to American actor, film director, producer, and playwright Gavin O’Connor. Declan was born on January 22, 2017, and is presently 6 years old.
Welles is still very young and her parents are very protective of her so they have tried to shield her from public scrutiny as much as possible. She has two older siblings and sisters – Madison McMahon and Bronwen O’Connor, and they all seem to be a very close family unit. Declan’s parents have reasonable fame and fortune and they have been able to provide a very comfortable life for Declan and her siblings.
Declan Welles was Born in 2017
Declan Welles O’Connor is the celebrity child of Brookes Burns and Gavin O’Connor, and she was born on January 22, 2017, in Los Angeles, California in the United States of America. Declan Welles is currently 6 year old, and having the time of her life enjoying all the perks that her parents have labored to acquire for her.
She is her mother’s baby and you can see her in almost all of the pictures that her mother posts on her Social Media handles. She goes on Valentine Day’s dates with her parents, on boat cruises, and even on shopping sprees with her mother. It is obvious that she is loved as a very precious jewel by her parents who lavish all the time and resources that they can on her.
How Many Siblings Does Declan Welles Have?
Brooke Burns’s daughter Declan Welles has two older siblings, one from each of her parents. Her oldest sibling is Madison Elizabeth McMahon, while the other older sibling is Bronwen O’Connor. Let us get to know a little bit more about them.
Madison Elizabeth McMahon
Madison McMahon is the first daughter of Brooke Burns. She is the product of her mother’s first marriage to her first husband Julian McMahon – who is also an actor and the son of a former Prime Minister of Australia. They got married sometime in 1999, had their daughter Madison on June 10, 2000, and divorced each other in 2001, due to infidelity on Julian’s side.
Madison attended and graduated from Marymount High School, New York where she fell in love with and played volleyball competitively. She proceeded to Wake Forest Univerity, North Carolina where she also continued to play Volleyball for the University’s female team. Madison did not follow the steps of any of her parents by becoming an actress as she seems happy just playing basketball, which is a burning passion for her.
Bronwen O’Connor was born sometime in the early 2000s as reports have it. She is the product of an affair that Declan Welles’s father Gavin O’Connor had with a lady whose identity has not been revealed to the public. The only educational information available about Bronwen is that she graduated from Sequoyah High School in 2020.
Bronwen has taken after her father as she is an actress. Her first appearance was in the film Warrior (2011) which was directed by her father. She has also appeared in The Way Back (2020) and a mini-television series called More of East Town (2021). Brooke Burns has made reference to her stepdaughter on a few occasions on her Instagram handle.
Meet Declan Welles’ Parents
Being born to celebrity parents comes with a lot of privileges and media attention that seems to phase a lot of their children, but this does not seem to be the case with Declan Welles at all. Let us get to meet who her parents are –
Declan Welle’s Mother is Brooke Burns
Declan Welles is Brooke Burn’s daughter. She is also her mother’s second biological child from two marriages. Brooke Burns’ parents are Brad and Betsy Burns. She was born on March 16, 1978, in Dallas, Texas in the United States of America.
Brooke Burns was a ballet dancer from a very young age for about 12 years before she had an accident while skiing which damaged her Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) and truncated her ballet dancing career. She then began modeling at 15 before moving a year later with her family to Europe, where she lived in Germany, Italy, and France. She made her debut as an actress in 1995, when she played the character Peg in the Spanish-American teen sitcom called Out Of The Blue (1995 to 1996). She was also a cast member of the popular action drama series Baywatch (1998) and its second rendition Baywatch: Hawaii. She is not only a fashion model and an actress, but she has also evolved to become a game show host and a television personality.
Brooke’s first marriage was to fellow actor Julian McMahon in 1999. Her first daughter Madison Elizabeth McMahon was born in this marriage in June 2000, but sadly she divorced Julian in 2001 due to infidelity on his part. She dated famous actor Bruce Willis from April 2003 to June 2004, during which time they got engaged but broke it off when they split. There are rumors that she also dated American actor John Cusack between 2010 to 2011.
Declan Welles’s Father Is Gavin O’Connor
Declan Welles’s father is Gavin O’Connor. He is an American screenwriter, movie director, playwright, producer, and actor. He was born on December 24, 1963, in Huntington, New York in the United States of America. Some of his notable works include Miracle (2004), Warrior (2011), and The Accountant (2016) just to mention a few.
Gavin O’Connor got married to Angela Shelton in 1995 but their union was shortlived as they divorced each other just a year later. Reports have it that they have remained close friends since their divorce and even worked together on the set of the film Tumbleweeds (1999) – which was based on his ex-wife’s memories of her childhood she lived constantly being on the road with her mother who got married several times.
How Did Declan Welles’s Parents Meet?
Reports have it that Declan Welles’s parents – Brooke Burns and Gavin O’Connor met sometime between 2010 and 2011 as both parties have not disclosed details with regard to their meeting and courtship. They became known as being romantically linked in 2011, and towards the end of that year, her fans noticed that she was spotting a ring on her finger.
The initial assumption of many folks was that she had gotten married secretly, but she cleared the air then and informed everyone that she had just recently gotten engaged. They remained engaged for two more years before they eventually got married on June 22, 2013. the couple, probably due to their hectic work schedules had to wait for four years before they had their first child together.
Are Declan Welles’ Parents Still Together?
Declan Welles’s parents have been happily married since 2013 and they are still very much together to date. Brooke Burns’s Social Media handles are filled with pictures of both of them and their family enjoying life as a family.
There have been no issues of infidelity on the part of both of them and they have not had a public falling out. In today’s world – and Hollywood in particular, where the divorce rates are skyrocketing, they have found a way to make their marriage work and are enjoying their time as a family unit.