|Birth Name:||Caryn Elaine Johnson|
|Birth Place:||Manhattan, New York City, U.S.|
|Father:||Robert James Johnson|
|Spouse:||Alvin Martin (1973-1979), David Claessen (1986-1988), Lyle Trachtenberg (1994-1995)|
|Date of Birth:||13/11/1955|
|Age:||64 years old|
|Net Worth:||$45 million|
|College:||Tisch School of the Arts|
|Children:||1 (Alexandrea Martin)|
Whoopi Goldberg is an award-winning comedian and television host. Actress Whoopi began her professional career from “Citizen: I’m Not Losing My Mind, I’m Giving it away” in 1982. Today till 2018, she has established herself as a successful TV personality and Comedian. As of 2018, Whoopi Goldberg net worth is $45 million.
Actress Whoopi Goldberg was born on 15th November 1955 in Manhattan, New York. She was born to Robert James Johnso Jr., a clergyman and Emma Johnson, a nurse and a teacher. Her DNA test result proves that she is from Papel and Bayote ancestry.
Whoopi attended St. Columbia and Washington Irving High School and later dropped out. Whoopi has starred in a number of movies including The Color Purple(1985), Jumpin’ Jack Flash(1986), Burgler(1987) and so on.
Executive Producer of Hollywood Squares, Whoopi Goldberg net worth as of 2018 is $45 million. She garnished such a huge net worth from her career as an author, actress, comedian, producer, and TV personality. Whoopi Goldberg gets $5 million salary per year.
Whoopi Goldberg earns a massive amount from her career in Entertainment Industry to add to her net worth. Image Source: Pinterest
In 1992, Goldberg had a lead role in Sister Act which grossed $200 million earning her a Golden Globe Awards. Moreover, she hosted The Whoopi Goldberg Show along with performed in Made in America. It helped her to bag massive amount to her net worth.
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Apart from acting and hosting, Goldberg co-wrote a book with ghost rider Daniel Paisner. In addition, she has written lots of Children’s books and Non-fiction. The career as an author also helped this versatile lady to add some amount to her increasing fortune.
|Whoopi's Big Book of Manners||2006|
|Sugar Plum Ballerinas(with different subtitles)||2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012|
|Is It Just Me? Or Is It Nuts Out There?||2010|
|Whoopi's Big Book of Relationships: If Someone Says "You Complete Me" Run!||2015|
Besides media and TV appearances, Goldberg net worth increased due to her innovative business ideas. She is the co-founder of Whoopi and Maya established in April 2016. It makes medical cannabis products for relief from menstrual cramps.
Whoopi Goldberg personal is as vast as her professional life. Goldberg married three guys in her lifetime. At first, she tied her knot with Alvin Martin in 1993 with whom she had a daughter named Alexandria Martin. The couple separated officially in 1979 because there was no commitment in their relationship.
Alexandria Martin is the only kid of Whoopi Goldberg who was born with Whoopi’s first husband. Photo Source: Pics of Celebrities
In 1986, Whoopi married cinematographer David Claessen and later divorced in 1988. During that time, she had addicted to marijuana. Goldberg did not have any child with ex-husband David Claessen.
Furthermore, Whoopi Goldberg’s last marriage was with Lyle Trachtenberg from 1994 to 1995. Besides marriage, Whoopi was also in a romantic relationship with actors Frank Langella, Timothy Dalton, and Ted Danson. After separating from husbands and boyfriends, she does not have any intention of remarrying.
Whoopi Goldberg was dating actor Ted Danson (Right) after her divorce. Image Credit: Pop Sugar
Whoopi Goldberg has not only bagged a huge amount of net worth. Also, she is the winner of loads of awards, nominations, and titles. The famous Comedian, Whoopie Goldberg is the second African-American female to win an Oscar Award after Diahann Carroll.
|Golden Globe Award for Best Lead Actress||1986,1991|
|Image Award, Outstanding Lead Actress||1988,1990,1992,1994,1999,2004|
|Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Award, Favorite Movie Actress||1988,1989,1992|
|Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress||1991|
|American Comedy Award, Funniest Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture||1991|
|Primetime Emmy Award, Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series||1991|
|Daytime Emmy Award||2002,2009|
Apart from media awards, Whoopi received Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation Vanguard Award for her LGBT support. She is also the winner of the Women in Film Crystal Award for excellence in her work. Similarly, she won the Hans Christian Andersen Award for achievement by a dyslexic in 1987.
Originally published on SuperbHub on September 9, 2017, Updated on August 15, 2018.