Betty White is one of the famous American comedian and actress who is best known for having the longest television career of any female entertainer. She is also popular for appearing in Bones, Mickey Mouse, Saturday Night Live, My Wife and Kids, My Name Is Earl, Family Guy, and many others. She is an actress, animal rights activist, author, comedian, radio host, singer as well as a television personality.
Betty White's Early Life and Education
Betty White whose full name is Betty Marion White was born on January 17, 1922, in Oak Park, Illinois, the United States. She is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.
Betty was the only child of her parents Horace Lawrence White and Tess Curtis White so that she had got lots of love in childhood by her parents. Her interest in acting developed during her school days though she started to be a writer.
Betty White studied at the Horace Mann School, Beverly Hills, and the Beverly Hills High School. Her interest in acting developed during her school days. At the age of 17, she was graduated from the Beverly Hills High School in Beverly Hills, California in 1939.
Betty White's Career
Three months after graduation, she appeared on television by singing songs from the opera called The Merry Widow. At first, Betty went on performing in television commercials and advertisements and then she launched her first television series Life with Elizabeth in 1952, she had been famous by the name of Elizabeth.
After that again she worked for various television series like The Betty White Snow, Tournament of Roses Parade (1955-1975), Date with the Angels, and much more.
Betty has also appeared in the films like Hard Rain, Dennis the Menace Strikes Again, and Bringing Down the House which premiered during the late 1990s and the early 2000s. Betty's impressive performances on the television series and the film line gave her so many awards.
Betty Has won five Primetime Emmy Awards, two Daytime Emmy Awards, and a Regional (LA) Emmy Award in 1952. She has also won the American Comedy Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award in 1990. Betty also received the Viewers for Quality Television Award in 1987 and 1988 as best actress in a comedy series.
Betty White's Personal Life
Betty White married to her first husband Frederick Richard Barker on July 7, 1945, but the relationship was too short that she divorced on December 18, 1945. Then she got married to her second husband Lane Allan on November 8, 1947, and after living together for two years, she again divorced with him on July 17, 1949.
Again Betty got married to her third husband Allen Ludden on June 14, 1963, but unfortunately, Allen was died by the stomach cancer on June 9, 1981, in Los Angeles. Betty is stepmother to Allen's three children. The information about Betty's affair or boyfriends is not disclosed yet.
Betty White's Net Worth
Betty earns her salary from the various field. In 2013, Betty's net worth was $45 Million, but from 2014 her net worth dropped to $18 Million. Currently, her net worth is reported to be around $75 million.