Betty Marion White Ludden also is known as Betty White is an American comedian and Actress. She is also popular for having a record of over 80 years of working in the entertainment industry. She has the longest career as an entertainer and often regarded as a pioneer. Not only that but she is also the first women to produce a sitcom and also worked in front and behind the camera.
Betty White is mostly known for her famous shows like The Mary Tyler Moor Show and The Golden Girls in which she played Sue Ann Nivens and Rose Nylund. Both the television shows are included in the best-written TV Series of All Time. Not only that but she also guests starred in many game shows.
Betty White Was Married To Allen Ludden
Betty White married Allen on 14th June 1963 with whom she met on a game show. After that her name change to Betty White Ludden. This might sound interesting as Allen proposed to Betty twice before she finally accepted his proposal. Both of them appeared on game shows where Allen was a panelist.
On 9th June 1981, Allen died due to stomach cancer. While Betty and Allen do not have any children but she became stepmother for the three children who Allen has from a previous marriage. Betty does not marry anyone after that saying that she cannot find anyone as good.
Betty White has been married three times, her first marriage was with Dick Barker who was in a Pilot in United States Army but the marriage was shortly over. After that, she married Lane Allen in 1947 who was an agent in Hollywood which last for two years.
Betty White Net Worth Ans Salary
Betty White an actor, comedian, singer, producer, writer, TV personality and many other things have worked in various projects. Over her 80 years long career in the television industry, she has an estimated net worth of $75 million. For acting in every episode of Hot in Cleveland she got about $75,000. She was quite successful in most of her television ventures.
Betty White Family, Parents
Betty Marion White was born on 17th January 1922 in Oak Park, Illinois. She was the only Child to Christine Tess and Horace Logan White. Her father was an executive at a lighting company and her mother was housemaker. During the Great Depression, her family moved from Alhambra, California to Los Angeles. She attended Horace Mann School Beverly Hills and after that Beverly Hills High School. It is a famous place which was used to shoot movies. Betty always spoke for animal rights and the preservation of wildlife. This is because she has fond memories with her family during the vacations. During her graduation play, she realized her potential as a performer and pursue a career to become an actress.
Betty White Career Details
She started her acting career in 1939 somewhat about three months after she graduated. During that time World War 2 started and she volunteers for the services. Her job to transport supplies. After the war, she started to look for work but does not get any chances. In the 1950s, she produces a show Life With Elizabeth in which she starred herself and later got a role in The Mary Tyler Show.
Betty White was the oldest one in the group of girls in the show Golden Girls. The show was ended in the year 1992 and she is the only actress of the four main ones alive today. At the age of 88, she became the oldest host for the SNL (Saturday Night Live) after a petition was signed online.
Betty White Bio: Age, Early Life
Betty White is currently 97 years old and a true inspiration to all the women in the television and film industry. She has also done Humanitarian work in which she advocates for animal health. Not only that but she is also the President Emerita for the Morris Animal Foundation. She has done it all from being a comedian, actress, singer, animal activist and also a driver for PX truck during World War 2. She even put her career on hold to help her country during the time of war.
Quick Facts About Betty White
|Full Name:||Betty White|
|Age:||97 years 7 months|
|Birth Date:||January 17, 1922|
|Birth Place:||Oak Park, Illinois, USA|
|Net Worth:||$ 75 million|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 4 inches (1.63m)|
|Ethnicity:||Mixed (English- Danish- Greek)|
|Father’s Name:||Horace Lawrence White|
|Mother’s Name:||Tess Curtis White|
|Education:||Horace Mann School|
|Waist Size:||25 inch|
|Bra Size:||32 inch|
|Hip Size:||35 inch|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus|
For her contribution to the industry, she has also been awarded many types. She has about eight Emmy Awards in different categories. Not only that but she also got 3 American Comedy Awards, One Grammy, and 3 Screen Actors Guild Awards. This shows how much she has contributed to the television industry.
Due to her work in the television industry, she was given a star at Hollywood Walk of Fame along with Television Hall of Fame. She is also a Disney Legend of 2009 for all her hard work.