- Short Bio
- Birth or Age
- Net Worth and Salary
- Personal life
- Body Measurement: What is Whoopi Goldberg height?
- Wiki and Facts
Goldberg who is also known as Da Whoop and Shuttlehead is a comedian, an actress, writer, and TV anchor by her profession. Her birth name is Caryn Elaine Johnson. is one of the famous personalities who has received an award of a Grammy Award, an Oscar Award, a Tony Award, and an Emmy Award. She has received 13 nominations for an Emmy Awards for her contribution on TV. Whoopi was the second black woman to win an acting Oscar in the history of the Academy Awards. Currently, she is 62 years old. She holds American nationality and belongs to the family of the ethnicity of African-American.
Whoopi Goldberg attended in more than one schools and joined high school named Washington Irving High School. But due to some reasons, she was dropped out from Washington Irving High School. The name Goldberg was given to Whoopi by her mother.
was influenced by stage acts and acting since her an early age. She was trained under an acting teacher named Uta Hagen at the HB Studio in the New York City of the USA. Her career begins when she arose onscreen in the movie named Citizen: I'm Not Losing My Mind, I'm Giving It Away in 1982. Later this show was renamed i.e., Whoopi Goldberg. Because of her great role in the previous movie, Steven Spielberg who is a movie director offered her a lead role in the movie named The Color Purple which is based on the novel published by Alice Walker and the movie was released in 1985. was spotted as a pretend religious sister (Nun) in the musical comedy (sitcom) movie named Sister Act. Due to this comedy movie, she has earned a third Golden Globe nomination. Whoopi’s other movie role includes Made in America which was released in 1993, The Lion King released in 1994, Ghosts of Mississippi released in 1996, How Stella Got Her Groove Back in 1998, Girl, Interrupted which is a psychological movie released in 1999, For Colored Girls in 2010, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2014. Goldberg is well known for her role as Guinan in American TV series named Star Trek: The Next Generation. Since 2007, she has been the mediator (moderator) of the daytime television talk show named The View in television.
Birth or Age
Whoopi was born on 13th November 1955 in Manhattan which is in New York City of the New York, USA. She was born to Mr. Robert James Johnson Jr. who is clergyman and Mrs. Emma Johnson who is a teacher and a nurse. Whoopi explained her mom as a wise and strong woman that Whoopi was raised by her single mother at Chelsea-Elliot Houses. Mrs. Emma raised Whoopi with her siblings named Clyde K. Johnson. Her brother (Clyde K. Johnson) who died because of a brain aneurysm. Whoopi’s mother died due to a stroke on 29th August 2010.
Net Worth and Salary
a multitalented personality, Whoopi Goldberg is able to make her earning in a good condition of salary with a package around 6 million dollars annually and her estimated net worth is 45 million dollars. Goldberg has got a luxurious house of worth of 3 million dollars in Los Angeles, California and highly expensive car with the market price of 45 thousand dollars.
Talking about Goldberg’s personal life, she is a married woman. When she was at the age of 17 years old, she firstly married Alvin Martin in 1973. They welcomed a daughter named Alexandrea Martin who is a producer and an actress currently. After 6 years of marriage, they decided to get the divorce in 1979. Then she had an affair with David Claessen who is a cinematographer and they married on 1st September 1986. This time too she divorced in 1988. Again, she had an affair and married on 1st October 1994 to Lyle Trachtenberg who is a union organizer. Unfortunately, she divorced him in 1995. She has no other kids from her other husband except her first husband named Alvin Martin. Her name was linked up with Ted Danson, Timothy Dalton, and Frank Langella who are actors. But she explained that she had no any further plans to marry again. She also said that she was a drug addict a year ago and smoked marijuana (drug) before receiving the award of the Best Supporting Actress for the show named Ghost in 1991. She has also dyslexia which means a reading disorder. She is currently single and she has no any intentions to get married again.
Body Measurement: What is Whoopi Goldberg height?
Accounting Goldberg’s age, she is running on her late sixty. Her body measurement is 34-26-36 and has dreadlocks and no eyebrows. She wears wire-rimmed sunglasses. Her estimated height is 5 feet and 5 inches with the weight of 59 kg. She has a black hair and a dark brown eye.
Wiki and Facts
Searching her bio on the wiki, Whoopi’s bio is available in most of the bio-related sites including IMDB, Wikipedia and she is very active on Twitter with 1.35 million followers, 631 followings, 4261 tweets, and 53 likes. She has also had a profile on an Instagram account with 637k fans followers, 260 posts, and 71 followings. We can also find her profile on Facebook with huge a number of fans followings of more than one million.