Bruce Reitherman Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Oluwapelumi Iwayemi
Feb 08, 2024 By Oluwapelumi Iwayemi
Originally Published on Feb 15, 2023
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Bruce Reitherman Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Bruce Reitherman

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University of California

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Erika Hill


Wolfgang Reitherman, Janie McMillian


Richard Reitherman, Robert Reitherman

About Bruce Reitherman

Bruce Reitherman, born on September 15, 1955, in Burbank, California, is a voice actor and filmmaker. 

Bruce Reitherman is the son of the famous Disney animator Wolfgang Reitherman. He has two brothers, Richard Reitherman and Robert Reitherman.

Bruce Reitherman is best known in cinema for voicing Mowgli in 'The Jungle Book' and Christopher Robin in 'Winnie The Pooh And The Honey Tree'. Bruce was also a voice actor in 'Out From Boneville' and 'Big Bear Week'. His alma mater is the University of California, Berkeley. He graduated in 1977, majoring in Natural Resources and minoring in Spanish. Bruce Reitherman's career is vast and versatile. Though not majoring in Cinematography, he became the Jack of all trades in it. He worked as a freelance cameraman, child actor, voice actor, writer, director, and producer. He married artist Erika Hill and birthed a daughter, Camilla. With his family, Bruce lives in Santa Barbara, California.

Bruce Reitherman Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Bruce Reitherman's net worth?

Bruce Reitherman's net worth is estimated to be about $1 million.

How much does Bruce Reitherman earn per year?

Bruce Reitherman's yearly income is yet to be released to the media.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Bruce Reitherman?

Bruce Reitherman's height has not been revealed to the media.

How old is Bruce Reitherman?

Bruce Reitherman was born on September 15, 1955, and is 67 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Bruce, born on September 15, 1955, in Burbank, California, United States, is the youngest of three. After completing high school, he attended the University of California, Berkeley, in 1977. In the U.C. Berkeley, Bruce majored in Natural Resources and minored in Spanish.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Bruce is one of the three sons of father Wolfgang Reitherman and mother Janie McMillian. His father, Wolfgang, is a German-American Disney animator, producer, and director. Bruce's siblings are Richard Reitherman and Robert Reitherman. Richard, born in 1947, acted in films like 'The Sword In The Stone', and 'Growing Up With Nine Old Men'. Bruce started dating Erika Hill in 1984 and married her on December 23, 1985. With her, he birthed a daughter, Camilla.

Who is Bruce Reitherman's partner?

Bruce Reitherman got married to Erika Hill in 1985.

Career And Professional Highlights

As a young boy, Bruce Reitherman ventured into cinematography by voicing the fictional character Mowgli the Man-Cub in the film animation adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's 'The Jungle Book'. He also voiced Christopher Robin in 'Winnie The Pooh And The Honey Tree', a Walt Disney production released in 1966. He also voiced Christopher Robin in 'The Many Adventures Of Winnie The Pooh', and Rat in 'Out From Boneville' in 2004.

In 1983, Bruce started freelancing as a cameraman, producing documentaries for BBC, Canal Plus, National Geographic Television, PBS, and The Discovery Channel. He is also a producer, writer, director, and for a while, freelance cameraman.

Best Known For…

Bruce Reitherman is best known for voicing Christopher Robin in 'Winnie The Pooh And The Honey Tree' and Mowgli in 'The Jungle Book'.

What awards has Bruce Reitherman won?

Nominated by Emmy in 2003 for 'The Living Edens - Big Sur: California's Wild Coast' under the category of Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft.

Nominated by Emmy in 2001 for 'New True Life Adventures: Alaska: Dances Of The Caribou'.

Won Emmy in 1998 for 'The Living Edens - Denali: Alaska's Great Wilderness' under Outstanding Achievement in a Craft in News and Documentary Programming.

Other Interesting Bruce Reitherman Facts And Trivia

  • Bruce Reitherman was 12 years while voicing in 'The Jungle Book'.

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