Facts of Barbara Walters
|Date of Birth :|
|Age :||89 years old|
|Family Name :||Walters|
|Birth Place :||United States|
|Birth Sign :||virgo|
|Height :||5 feet 5 inch|
|Birth Place/City||Boston, Massachusetts|
|Working For||ABC News|
|Net Worth||$ 150 million|
|Salary||12 million dollars|
|Weight in KG||57 KG|
|Married to||Merv Adelson (m. 1986)|
|Children||Jacqueline Dena Guber|
|Divorce||Merv Adelson (m.1992)|
|Education||Miami Beach Senior High School|
|Awards||Primetime Emmy Award|
|TV Show||The View Since 1997|
Barbara Jill Walters is an American broadcast journalist, author and television journalist who was a contributor to ABC News and the host of morning television shows Today and The View, ABC Evening News and the television news magazine 20/20. She is the daughter of Dena and Louis Walters, a Entertainment Director for the Tropicana Resort and Casino. In 1995, she won her first Daytime Emmy Award for outstanding Talk Show Host "Today".
Barbara Walters' Personal Life
As she is a popular face in the American television industry so lots of her admirers want to know about the detail about her personal life. Till today's date, she has been married four times with three different man and none of her marital relationship were successful.
She does not have kids of her own but has adopted a daughter with her second husband. She dated a gay lawyer in her college time which led her to a controversy regarding her sexuality.
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She married Robert Henry Katz, a business executive on 20 June 1955 at The Plaza Hotel. Reportedly, they married was annulled after 11 months in 1957.
Walters married her second husband Lee Guber, theater owner and theatrical producer on 8 December 1963 and divorced in 1976.
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Later, she married third husband Merv Adelson, the CEO of Lorimar Television in 1981 and divorced in 1984. The couple remarried in 1986 and divorced for the second time in 1992.
Also, she dated lawyer Roy Cohn, future U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, and Edward Brooke.
Barbara Walters' Net Worth
Walters has an estimated net worth of about $170 million as of 2019.
Barbara Walters' Wiki-Bio
Walters was born on 25 September 1929 in Boston, Massachusetts to parents Louis "Lou" Walters and Dena (née Seletsky).
She studied at Lawrence School, a public school in Brookline.
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Her brother Burton died of pneumonia in 1944. Her elder sister Jacqueline died of ovarian cancer in 1985.
Barbara Walters Affairs
First Affair with Roy Cohn
He was an American attorney. He was said to be a gay. He died at the age of 59 in August 2, 1986.
Second Affair with Alan Greenspan
He is an American economist who served as Chairman of the Federal Reserve of the United States from 1987 to 2006.
Third Affair with John Warner
He is an American Republican politician who served as United States Senator. They were romantically linked with each other.
Fourth Affair with Edward Brooke
He was an American Republican politician who became the first African American popularly elected to the United States Senate. The couple dated for a long time.
Fifth Affair with Robert Neil Butler
He was a physician, gerontologist, psychiatrist, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author who was the first director of the National Institute on Aging.
Affair with Roger Ailes
He is president of Fox News Channel, and chairman of the Fox Television Stations Group. They were rumored of dating each other during 1970s but wasn't mentioned officially.