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Betty White Bio, Age, Spouse, Death or Alive, Young & Wiki

Betty White (Betty Marion White) (born January 17, 1922, age 98 years old) is an American actress, author, animal rights activist, television personality, and comedienne. She has also served as a producer and is considered one of the pioneers of American television who played a crucial role both behind and in front of the camera during the early days of American television history. She received the honorary title of ‘Mayor of Hollywood’ for producing a sitcom as she was the first-ever female to do so. She has received many awards for her performances in sitcoms, game shows, and comedy television shows.

She became famous for her role in game shows and was dubbed the ‘First Lady of Game Shows.’ Her career as a singer, actor, host, and producer spanned 80 years, making her the longest-serving female personality in the world of entertainment. Her interest in acting developed during her school days though she started out to be a writer. From voicing commercials on radio channels, she went on to become an important entertainment personality in America.

Betty White Biography – Wiki

Betty White is an American comedic actress who has starred on such programs as ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show,’ ‘The Golden Girls’ and ‘Hot in Cleveland’ over eight decades in show business. Betty White began her television career in the late 1930s. She starred on Life with Elizabeth in the 1950s and maintained her popularity as a TV personality through appearances on talk, game and variety shows.

Betty White Biography Wiki

Betty White Biography Wiki

Following a lengthy run on The Mary Tyler Moore Show in the 1970s, White co-starred in another popular sitcom the following decade with the launch of The Golden Girls. Her success carrying into her 80s and then her 90s, White joined the cast of Hot in Cleveland in 2010 and that year also became the oldest host of Saturday Night Live, after a Facebook-fueled effort to get her on the show.

Biodata/ Wiki

Birth NameBetty Marion White
Nick NameQueen of T.V.
AgeBetty White is currently 98 years old according to her birthdate January 17, 1922
Best Known ForBeing the actress with the longest television career of almost 80 years and being recognized as one of the first women to have controls both on and off camera. Being the first woman to produce a sitcom Life with Elizabeth due to which she received the honorary title Mayor of Hollywood in 1955
Debut MovieBetty made her theatrical film debut in American political drama film Advise & Consent as Senator Bessie Adams in 1962.
Debut TV ShowBetty made her first TV show appearance in an unknown TV show that appeared on an experimental Los Angeles Channel in 1939.
ReligionChristianity
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignCapricorn
Birth PlaceOak Park, Illinois, United States
Date of BirthJanuary 17, 1922
NationalityAmerican
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, United States
Home TownNot Known
HobbiesNot Known

Family

Mother's NameTess White
Father's NameHorace White
BrotherNot Known
SisterNot Known

Boyfriends/Affairs

Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known

Marital Status, Husband and Children

Husband/SpouseAllen Ludden  (m. 1963–1981)
Lane Allen (m. 1947–1949)
Dick Barker (m. 1945–1945)
ChildrenStepdaughter: Martha Ludden
Stepdaughter: Sarah Ludden
Stepson: David Ludden

Education

SchoolBetty White went to Mann School Beverly Hills and Beverly Hills High School.
College/UniversityNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
ProfessionActress, Comedian
Brands EndorsedShe has done advertisement work for brands like – Arby’s, US Healthcare, Alltel, Wireless Service, 1-800-PET MEDS, Colgate, Richard Hudnut’s Fashion Quick Home Permanent, Snickers Candy, Bar, Spray’n’Wash, Snickers, Fantastik Cleanser, Tide
Career ManagerBetty is represented by Agency for the Performing Arts.

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.)5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm
Weight (Approx.)58 kg or 128 lbs
BuildSlim

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / EthnicityWhite, She has English, some Welsh, Danish, and Greek ancestry
Hair ColorGray
Eye ColorBlue
S*xual OrientationStraight
Extraordinary FeaturesShort Hairs, Thin Eyebrows, Broad Nose
ControversiesNot Known

Betty White Family

Betty White Young Age Image With Husband And Children

Betty White Young Age Image With Husband And Children

Betty White Health

Betty White Health

Betty White was born Betty Marion Ludden White on January 17, 1922, in Oak Park, Illinois, USA. She was the only child to her parents, Christine Tess and Horace Logan White, an executive in a lighting company. She has a diverse ethnicity of Danish, Greek, English, Welsh, and Canadian. She studied at the ‘Horace Mann School,’ Beverly Hills, and the ‘Beverly Hills High School.’
Betty White Young Age Image

Betty White Young Age Image

Betty White Young Age Images

Betty White Young Age Images

Betty White Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth in 2020 (Approx)$75 million (USD)
Previous Year's Net Worth 2019 (Approx)Under Review
Annual SalaryUnder Review
Income SourceActress, Comedian

Betty White is an Illinois-born actress, comedienne, author, and television host who has a net worth of $75 million dollars. Recognized as one of the true pioneers of the entertainment industry, Betty White has had a long and illustrious career. She is the longest-standing television entertainer of all time, with a career spanning more than eight decades. She also experienced success in the film world, and she has shown her range and versatility over the course of her accomplished years.

Houses: Carmel, California (CA), US. The actress has owned this home since 1981. Her husband, the Game show host, Allen Ludden, died only 3 days after the home was completed. White’s primary home in Los Angeles is also featured on his site.

Betty White Marriage, Husband / Spouse And Children

Betty White Husband

Betty White Husband

Betty White is Thrice married, her third husband, Allen Ludden, was the love of her life. The couple was married from 1963 until Ludden’s death in 1981. She was previously married to WWII pilot Dick Barker and theatrical agent Lane Allen. Betty White had two short-lived marriages before she met game show host Allen Ludden in 1961. The couple was married two years later. Although Ludden passed away from stomach cancer in 1981, White didn’t remarry. She also acted as stepmother to Ludden’s three children from a previous marriage, as their mother had also died from cancer in 1961.

Betty White Children

Children: David Ludden, Martha Ludden, Sarah Ludden

Allen Ludden died from stomach cancer on June 9, 1981, in Los Angeles. While they had no children together, she is stepmother to his three children from his first marriage to Margaret McGloin Ludden, who died of cancer in 1961. White has not remarried since Ludden’s death.

Betty White With Children Now

Betty White With Children Now

David Ludden, 71

Betty’s eldest stepchild was born in 1948. He was a teen when his dad married the iconic actress. Today, David is a Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania where he teaches South Asian history and development studies. Above are his father and stepmom smiling, nine years after saying “I do.”

Martha Ludden, 70

Allen’s oldest daughter, Martha, was born in 1950. While not a ton is known publicly of her, she apparently got her law degree in 1990 and works with people who have disabilities.

Sarah Ludden, 68

Betty’s youngest stepchild was born in, 1952, and was only a little girl when her mother passed away. Like her sister Martha, not a lot is known of Sarah.

Betty White Movies, TV Shows / Career

Comedic Actress White got her working as an assistant at a local television station. In the early 1950s, she launched her first television series, Life with Elizabeth, which she developed with George Tibbles. “He wrote and I produced,” White explained to The Hollywood Reporter. “I was one of the first women producers in Hollywood.” The show’s premise came from a sketch she had done previously on local television.

White’s career received an enormous boost from her next television series, The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Playing Sue Ann Nivens, White showed audiences that behind her sweet smile lay a sharp wit. Her character served as a co-worker to the show’s star, Mary Tyler Moore, in a Minneapolis television newsroom. When she wasn’t pursuing her male colleagues, Sue Ann could be counted on to make funny, yet poignant, quips at Moore’s expense. White won two Emmy Awards for her work on the series.

In sharp contrast to her Sue Ann character, White played the sweet and naive Rose Nylund on the popular 1980s sitcom The Golden Girls, along with co-stars Rue McClanahan, Bea Arthur, and Estelle Getty. The show looked at the lives of four, elderly, female friends, and its success proved that there was an audience for programs featuring older characters. The series landed among the top-ranked shows during its seven seasons on the air, and it won numerous awards, including another Emmy Award for White.

Betty White Movies

1945Time to Kill
1962Advice & Consent
1971Vanished
1980The Hollywood Knights
1986Big City Comedy
1996The Story of Santa Claus
1998Hard Rain
Dennis the Menace Strikes Again
Holy Man
1999Lake Placid
The Story of Us
2000Whispers: An Elephant's Tale
Tom Sawyer
2001The Retrievers
The Wild Thornberrys: The Origin of Donnie
2003Bringing Down the House
Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt
2005The Third Wish
2006Where's Marty?
2007Your Mommy Kills Animals
In Search of Puppy Love
2008Ponyo
2009Love N' Dancing, The Proposal
Part Two: The Warm Mission
2010You Again
Prep & Landing: Operation: Secret Santa
2011Betty White: Champion for Animals
2012The Lorax
2013Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy
Betty White Goes Wild
2019Toy Story 4

TV Shows List

1939Unknown
1949–50Hollywood on Television
1952The Eddie Albert Show
1953–55Life with Elizabeth
1954The Betty White Show
1955–56What's My Line?
1956The Millionaire
1957–58Date with the Angels
1958The Betty White Show
1958–62The Jack Paar Show
1958–2001, 2016To Tell the Truth
1961–2008 (Super) (Million Dollar) Password (All Stars), (Plus)
1962The United States Steel Hour
1963–82, 1991Match Game
1963–75 You Don't Say!
1968That's Life
1969Petticoat Junction
1971The Pet Set
1972O'Hara, U.S. Treasury
The Odd Couple
1973–77The Mary Tyler Moore Show
1975Lucas Tanner
Ellery Queen
The Carol Burnett Show
1976–77The Sonny and Cher Show
1976–79 Liar's Club
1977–78The Betty White Show
1978The Hanna-Barbera Happy Hour
Snavely (aka Chateau Snavely)
With This Ring
1979The Best Place to Be
Before and After
1980The Gossip Columnist
The Love Boat
1981Best of the West
1982Eunice
The $25,000 Pyramid
1983–1984, 1986Mama's Family
1984Hotel
Trivia Trap
1985St. Elsewhere
Who's the Boss?
1985–92 The Golden Girls
1987Alf Loves a Mystery
1988Santa Barbara
Another World
1989–92Empty Nest
1990Carol & Company
1991Chance of a Lifetime
Nurses
1992–93The Golden Palace
1993Bob
1994Diagnosis Murder
1995The Naked Truth
Maybe This Time
1996A Weekend in the Country
Suddenly Susan
1998The Lionhearts
L.A. Doctors
Noddy
1999Hercules
Ally McBeal
Ladies Man
King of the Hill
2000The Wild Thornberrys
Intimate Portrait: Betty White
The Simpsons
2001The Ellen Show
2002Teacher's Pet
Yes, Dear
Providence
2002–03That '70s Show
2003The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy
Gary the Rat
I'm with Her
Stealing Christmas
2003–04Everwood
2004The Practice
My Wife and Kids
Malcolm in the Middle
2004–05Complete Savages
2005Joey
Annie's Point
2005–08Boston Legal
2006My Name Is Earl
Family Guy
2006–09The Bold and the Beautiful
2007Higglytown Heroes
Ugly Betty
The Simpsons
200930 Rock
2009–10Glenn Martin DDS
2010The Middle
Saturday Night Live
Community
2010–15 Hot in Cleveland
2010–13Pound Puppies
2011The Lost Valentine
2012–14Betty White's Off Their Rockers
2012The Client List
2013Save Me
Mickey Mouse
2014The Soul Man
2015Saturday Night Live
2015–PresentFireside Chat with Esther
2015–17Bones
2015–PresentBetty White's Smartest Animals in America
2016SpongeBob SquarePants
Crowded
2017Young & Hungry
If You're Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast
2018Betty White: First Lady of Television
2019Forky Asks A Question
Betty White Biography

Betty White Biography

Some Known Facts About Betty White

  • As a child, Betty used to go to The Sierra Nevada for family vacations that gave rise to her interest in the wildlife.
  • Growing up, she aspired to become a forest ranger but at the time women were not allowed to become rangers and so this remained a far fetched dream for her.
  • After giving up on her dream of becoming a ranger, she inclined towards writing and wrote and played the lead in a graduation play in school, she discovered her fascination towards acting and decided to take acting as a career.
  • Her television career began in 1939, just 3 months after graduating from high school when she got a chance to sing songs along with her classmates from The Merry Widow on an experimental Los Angeles TV channel.
  • She later got professional acting and modeling job at the Bliss Hayden Little Theatre.
  • In 1939, World War II broke out, due to which Betty decided to put her career on hold and volunteer for the American Women’s Voluntary Services she would help in the transportation of military supplies through California. She also took part in events and activities held before the troops were sent overseas.
  • When the war ended in 1945, she began looking for the auditions once again but was always denied as all the studios claimed that she was unphotogenic. Fed up from this, she began looking for radio jobs where photos were not required.
  • The initial jobs she got were reading commercials and playing bit parts. She also sometimes did crowd noises and earned $5 per show.
  • For quite some time, she worked desperately and even did bits for free. Some of the shows she appeared on included Blondie, The Great Gildersleeve, and This is Your FBI. It was after this struggle that she finally got a show of her own. She then got her own radio show, called The Betty White Show.

FAQ’s

How Much Is Betty White Worth?
While Estimates Vary, Betty White Is Estimated By Celebrity Net Worth To Be Worth As Much As $75 Million.
How Many Children Does Betty White Have?
While They Had No Children Together, She Is Stepmother To His Three Children From His First Marriage To Margaret McGloin Ludden, Who Died Of Cancer In 1961. White Has Not Remarried Since Ludden’s Death.
How Old Is Betty White 97 Years Old?
Betty White Was Born on January 17, 1922. It’s Hard To Believe That She Just Celebrated Her 97Th Birthday This Year. White Chose To Keep Things Low Key This Year. She Reportedly Stayed Home And Played Poker With Close Friends To Celebrate.
Where Does Betty White Live?
Comedic Actress Betty Marion White Ludden Was Born On January 17, 1922, In Oak Park, Illinois. She Grew Up As The Only Child Of Horace And Tess White, An Electrical Engineer, And A Homemaker. When She Was 2, She Moved To Los Angeles With Her Family.

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