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Bernadette Peters Biography

Updated On 24 Jun, 2022 Published On 12 Dec, 2014
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Facts of Bernadette Peters

Date of Birth :
Age : 44 years old
Family Name : Peters
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Aquarius
Height : 5 Feet 3 Inch
Name Bernadette Peters
Birth Name Bernadette Lazzara
Nick Name
Mother Marguerite
Father Peter
Birth Place/City New York City, New York, United States
Profession Acting, Modeling
Nationality American
Net Worth $1.2 Million USD
Body Measurements 36C-27-32 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
Weight in KG 58 kg
Shoe Size 9
Breast Size 36C
Waist size 27 in
Hip Size 32 in
Neck Size 9.1
Married Yes
Married to Michael Wittenberg
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Relationship short Statistics of Bernadette Peters

What is Bernadette Peters marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Bernadette Peters have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Bernadette Peters having any relationship affair ?: Yes2 affair
Is Bernadette Peters Lesbian ? No

Bernadette Peters is a legendary American actress, singer and also known as a children's book author. She had started appealing in the acting arena at a very young age as her mother Marguerite Maltese kept her in the business from the television show Juvenile Jury when she was 3 and half years old. Her father was a bread truck driver. She is the Hollywood Hall of Fame. She has won several prestigious awards and nominations. Peters is one of the richest Hollywood celebrities. She has an estimated net worth of billions. She is possibly single at the moment.

Bernadette Peters's Wiki/Bio – Birth, Age, Parents

Bernadette Peters's parents, Peter Lazzara and Marguerite Lazzara gave birth to her on February 28, 1948, in Ozone Park, Queens, New York. Her father worked as a delivery driver for an Italian bakery. Joseph and Donna are her two older siblings, and she also has a younger sister.

Bernadette Peters is posing for the photo. SOURCE: Bernadette Peters's Instagram

Bernadette Peters's mother signed her up for the children's game show Juvenile Jury when she was just three years old when she was still a toddler. She was a regular on the show The Horn and Hardart Children's Hour and she was one of the child contestants on the game show Name That Tune.

Bernadette Peters's Qualification and Education

At the age of five, Bernadette Peters began taking tap dancing lessons, and later on, she also took acting and singing classes. She received her education from Quintano's School for Young Professionals.

Bernadette Peters's photo from movie. SOURCE: Bernadette Peters's Instagram

When she was 9 years old, her mother suggested that they change her surname in order to avoid having racial or ethnic stereotypes applied to her when she was auditioning for shows.

In 1958, when she applied for and received her Equity Card, she legally changed her name to Bernadette Peters. The last name was derived from a pun on her father's first name.

Who is Bernadette Peters's Husband?

1977 marked the beginning of Bernadette Peters and Steve Martin's romantic relationship as a couple. But about four years later, the couple went their separate ways. On July 20, 1996, she wed Michael Wittenberg, an investment adviser, in Millbrook, New York, at the residence of their mutual friend and long-time companion Mary Tyler Moore.

Bernadette Peters and Michael Wittenberg. SOURCE: gettyimages

In a tragic accident that occurred in Montenegro on September 26, 2005, her husband lost his life. The couple was childless and had no offspring. Because she has a soft spot in her heart for animals, she is the co-founder of the animal adoption charity known as Broadway Barks and the author of three children's books about her own dogs.

Bernadette Peters with her pet. SOURCE: Bernadette Peters's Instagram

Her husband shared her passion for animals, and together the two of them took in a number of strays and rescued dogs. She serves on the Board of Trustees for the organization known as Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

In addition to that, she serves as a director for the organization Standing Tall,' which is an educational program that is offered free of charge to children who have some kind of impairment.

Bernadette Peters's Net Worth Collection

According to the Celebrity net worth from the year 2022, she has a net worth of approximately $40 million. They do not disclose her annual salary or any other earnings she may receive. 

Bernadette Peters is giving her performance. SOURCE: Bernadette Peters's Instagram

Bernadette Peters made her debut in the film industry in 1973 with the role of Allison in the film Ace Eli and Rodger of the Skies. She then went on to play a supporting role in the film Silent Movie in 1976, for which she received her first nomination for a Golden Globe.

Bernadette Peters's Career Opportunities in Film and Television

Bernadette Peters was nominated for another Golden Globe for her work on the television series All's Fair. Peters, who has made guest appearances on a number of different television shows over the course of her career, received her first nomination for an Emmy Award in 1978 for her work on The Muppet Show.

She was honored with a Golden Globe Award in 1981 for her performance as the main character in the film Pennies from Heaven. She went on to play major roles in a number of movies and television shows in the years that followed, but beginning in the early 1980s, she turned her attention back to stage acting.

Later on, she was nominated for an additional two Emmys for the roles that she played in the movies Bobbie's Girl and Ally McBeal, both of which were guest-starring roles.

Bernadette Peters's Theatrical Professions

Bernadette Peters made her debut on stage for the first time on January 27, 1958, in the comedic pre-Broadway try-out of the play titled This is Goggle. The following year, she made her first appearance on Broadway in the play Johnny No-Trump

In 1968, she won Theatre World and Drama Desk awards for George M! and Dames at Sea. These honors propelled her into the spotlight. In 1971, she was nominated for her role as Hildy in Leonard Bernstein's On the Town.

In 1974, she was nominated for her role in Mack and Mabel's. After a few films, she made her stage debut in 1983 in Sunday in the Park with George, which won multiple awards. Her performance as Annie Oakley in Annie Get Your Gun won her several awards.

Bernadette Peters's Awards & Achievements

Bernadette Peters has been nominated for seven Tony Awards and has won three Drama Desk Awards out of a total of nine nominations for her work on stage. In addition to that, she was bestowed with an honorary Tony Award.

As a result of her performance in the movie Pennies from Heaven, she was given the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. She was nominated for a total of three Emmy Awards and two additional Golden Globes.

She was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the year 1987. Grammys have been bestowed upon four different Broadway cast albums that she has participated in.

Bernadette Peters's Controversy and rumors circulate And Body Measurements 

This talented actress and the author are keeping herself away from rumors and scandals in an attempt to protect her reputation. The height of Bernadette Peters is 5 feet and 3 inches, and her body weight is 62 kilograms. Florence Hall and Sarah Jones are fit actresses from Hollywood. 

Bernadette Peters is posing for the photo. SOURCE: Bernadette Peters's Instagram

In addition to that, both her eyes and her hair are a natural dark brown color. The colors blonde, auburn, and light brown make up the majority of her hair dye jobs.

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Bernadette Peters Affairs

  1. Second Affair with Michael Wittenberg

    On July 20, 1996, she wed Michael Wittenberg, an investment adviser, in Millbrook, New York, at the residence of their mutual friend and long-time companion Mary Tyler Moore. In a tragic accident that occurred in Montenegro on September 26, 2005, her husband lost his life.

  2. First Affair with Steve Martin

    1977 marked the beginning of Bernadette Peters and Steve Martin's romantic relationship as a couple. But about four years later, the couple went their separate ways.

Bernadette Peters Married

First Marriage with Michael Wittenberg

He was an investor adviser. He was her boyfreind before they got married and were living happily. However, the relation ended as he died in a helicopter accident while travelling to Montenegro on a business trip. They don't have any children together.

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