Bart Springtime is is a Dutch television producer and the first winner of Big Brother in the world: in 1999 he won the first Big Brother in the Netherlands. Ever since then, he has been trying to rid himself of the image created by the show that he claimed ‘stole [his] life’. In an interview with The Times newspaper of London, Spring in ‘t Veld revealed to have suffered five breakdowns in the past eight years as he tried to get back his privacy. In 2012, Bart continued his career as a TV producer, working for various networks and eventually moving to the United States.

Birth Name

Bart Springtime


Bart Spring In T Veld


TV Producer



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Bart Springtime was born on the 18th of September 1976, in Roelofarendsveen, Netherlands.


He’s currently 47 years old.

Sun Sign




He has Dutch ancestry.




Bart attended Hamilton High School. Later, in 1998, he went to the University of Amsterdam, majoring in media studies, and in 1998, graduated .

Family Details

  • Father –Dave Springtime
  • Mother – Cindy Springtime
  • Siblings – Evan Springtime, Paige Springtime, and Chad Springtime

Marital Status



Girlfriend / Spouse

Bart Springtime has dated –

  • Diana Nyad – Bart is married to Diana Nyad, a well-known author, journalist, speaker, and long-distance swimmer. In 2012 They met when he worked at the Oprah Winfrey Network and in 2019 got married. Bart is a private individual who prefers to stay out of the spotlight and focus on his relationship with Diana and their family.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 8 inches
  • In centimeters – 173 cm
  • In meters – 1.73 m


  • In Kilograms – 68 kg
  • In Pounds – 150 lbs

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

He wears a size 9.5 (US) shoe.



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Bart became known as a Dutch TV producer and the first winner of Big Brother in the world who works for Oprah Winfrey Net Work. Bart won the grand prize of 250,000 Dutch guilders (around $125,000) and became a famous figure in the Netherlands and beyond. Bart is also a member and producer at Live Church Orlando, a non-denominational Christian church led by Grammy Award-winning gospel artist Tye Tribbett.

Bart Springtime Net worth

Bart Springtime has an estimated net worth of $1 million dollars as of 2024.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Bart Springtime

  • Springtime was born in a small town called Roelofarendsveen in the Netherlands. He was the son of Cindy and Dave Springtime and had three siblings.
  • His career started as a television producer. In 1999, Bart made history by winning the first season of Big Brother in the Netherlands.
  • This reality TV show involves people living together in an isolated house, competing in challenges, and avoiding eviction by public vote or fellow housemates.
  • In the US, he worked for the Oprah Winfrey Network and produced documentaries, including one about his wife, Diana Nyad.
  • In 2013, he has been a strong source of support and inspiration for Diana during her remarkable swimming endeavors, including her historic swim from Cuba to Florida.
  • However, his newfound fame brought challenges. He struggled with the attention and faced legal issues, including a lawsuit from his former girlfriend and accusations of tax evasion.
  • Both Bart and Diana advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and openly share their experiences, as Diana came out as a lesbian at a young age, and Bart has always been accepting and supportive of her sexuality.


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