- Short Bio
- Education and early career
- Net worth and Salary
- Personal Life
- Body Measurement
- Wiki and Facts
- Social Media
Whoopi Goldberg is an American actress, comedian, television personality, and an author who is recognized for her appearances in various popular movies and television shows throughout the years. She has served as the moderator for the show, The View since 2007 and has been the recipient of various awards for her outstanding acting career. Whoopi Goldberg is of American nationality and belongs to the African-American ethnicity.
Whoopi Goldberg was born on 13 November 1955, in New York City. Her birth name is Caryn Elaine Johnson. She was raised by her father, Robert James Johnson Jr., and mother, Emma Johnson, in the Chelsea-Elliot Houses.
Education and early career
Whoopi Goldberg studied at a local Catholic school, St Columba's during her early years. She later quit education after dropping out of Washington Irving High School. She studied acting at the HB Studio in New York City.
Whoopi Goldberg age was around 15 years when she moved to Berkeley and began working different jobs until joining the theater troupe, the Blake Street Hawkeyes. She made her full feature film debut in 1982 in Citizen: I'm Not Losing My Mind, I'm Giving It Away. Her second movie role was of Celie Harris Johnson in The Color Purple. Whoopi Goldberg height of success increased when she became the second black woman to win an Academy Award for acting for the movie Ghost in 1990. Some of her other famous movies and series include Sister Act, Made in America, The Lion King Girl, Interrupted, For Colored Girls, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Whoopi Goldberg wiki page has all the list of movies and television shows that she has appeared on and also the awards that she has been nominated for and won.
Net worth and Salary
Whoopi Goldberg net worth is estimated to be huge and is amassed from her successful career as an actress. She has also collected a good sum of money from her many published books and her work in the talk show, The View. As of recent, various sources have estimated Whoopi Goldberg net worth to be around $45 Million.
Whoopi Goldberg has settled down with three men over the time. She married her first husband, Alvin Martin in 1973 and they divorced in 1979. Together they gave birth to a daughter who is the only Whoopi Goldberg children. She then married David Claessen in 1986 and got divorced in 1988. Her third husband was Lyle Trachtenberg, whom she married in 1994 and they divorced in 1995. Whoopi Goldberg daughter is named Alexandria Martin. She has followed her mother's footsteps and has become an actress and a producer. Whoopi Goldberg daughter has given birth to three children making Whoopi a grandmother.
Whoopi Goldberg height is measured at 5 feet 5 inches and her body weight is measured at 59 kg. Her hair is black colored and her eyes are dark brown colored. Whoopi Goldberg age in the present is 62 years. Her body measurements are 34-26-36 inches and her bra size is 34C. Furthermore, her dress size is 8 and her shoe size is 11.
Wiki and Facts
According to Whoopi Goldberg wiki page, she has also appeared on various theatre plays and has published multiple books to the date. She is also the co-owner of a company that makes medical cannabis products called, Whoopi & Maya.
Whoopi Goldberg is a renowned media personality with millions of followers on social media. Her Instagram account has more than 671 thousand followers and she has more than 1.37 million Twitter followers. The pictures of Whoopi Goldberg children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren can be found on the internet. Her YouTube account has more than 34 thousand subscribers and her Facebook page enjoys more than 1.7 million likes. Whoopi Goldberg bio can be read on various other social media sites such as IMDb, Facebook, and Wikipedia.