Betty White Biography

Updated On Feb 05, 2019 Published On Dec 29, 2016
Facts of Betty White
Date of Birth: 1922 , January-17
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Name Betty White
Birth Name Betty Marion White
Father Horace Whit
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Profession Acting, Modeling
Working For Actress, comedian, presenter, singer, author and television personality
Net Worth $18 Million USD
Body Measurements 32C-25-30 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
Breast Size 32C
Waist size 25 in
Hip Size 30 in
Neck Size 8.8
Shoe Size 9
Weight in KG 57 kg
Married Yes
Married to Allen Ludden (m. 1963), Lane Allen (m. 1947), Dick Barker (m. 1945)
Divorce Allen Ludden (m. 1981), Lane Allen (m. 1949), Dick Barker (m. 1945)
Education Horace Mann School
Awards Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
TV Show Life with Elizabeth, Date with the Angels ,The Mary Tyler Moore Show
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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.

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Betty White facts on timeline

Born in Oak Park, Illinois, USA

January 17 , 1922

A white American multi-talented personality Betty White known as Elizabeth from a television series "Life with Elizabeth" was born on January 17, 1922, in Oak Park, Illinois which is located in the United States of America.

Betty White Career

1952

 Betty White's career was actually started by the television series "Life with Elizabeth" on 1952 from which she had been known by the name Elizabeth. Then soon she had been offered for various television series and films where she gave an impressive performance to the audience. 

Regional(LA) Emmy Award

1952

After a great success in the television series "Life with Elizabeth", Betty first got a "Regional(LA) Emmy Award" in 1952 as she had given an impressive performance in her first television series. Then she has also won "Primetime Emmy Awards", "Daytime Emmy Awards", "American Comedy Award" and much more.

Marriage with Frederick, Lane and Allen

July 7 , 1954

Betty White has married for three times in her whole life. Betty got married to her first husband Frederick Barker on July 7, 1945. Again she married to her second husband Lane Allen on December 18, 1947. Moreover, after divorced with Frederick and Lane Betty again married to her last husband Allen Ludden on June 14, 1963, but he was expired by the stomach cancer on June 9, 1981.

Divorce with Frederick Barker and Lane Allen

December 18 , 1945

Betty got divorced with her first husband Frederick Barker after living together for just about 5 months on December 18, 1945. And again she divorced her second husband after living together for 2 years on July 17, 1949. The reason behind their divorce has not disclosed yet.

Graduated from Beverly Hills High School

1939

Betty White was graduated from the Beverly Hills High School in Beverly Hills, California on 1939 when she was 17. She studied at the Horace Mann School, Beverly Hills. Betty's interest in acting developed during her school days.

First Television Series

1952

Betty White first started working in television series on 1952 by the television series "Life with Elizabeth" which make her popular as Elizabeth in the audience. After this, Betty worked on the famous television series like "The Betty White Show" and "Date with the Angles".

Betty White Networth

2014

Betty White earns her salary from various fields. Her net worth was about $45 million in the year 2013 and then it dropped to $18 million in the year 2014 till the current time. Betty earns that much money only because of her talent and hard work towards her career.

Net Worth

2019

Currently, her net worth is reported to be around $75 million.