Bernadette Peters Bio, Affair, Widow, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Age, Nationality, Height


Known for appearing in Ugly Betty, Animaniacs, The Good Fight, and more.

Relationship Facts of Bernadette Peters

  • Bernadette Peters is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Bernadette Peters’s relationship status at present is possibly single. She once exchanged vows with Michael Wittenberg on 20 July 1996.

But this wedding ended on 26 Sep 2005 as her husband passed away in a helicopter crash. He was an investment adviser and was on a business trip when he said goodbye to the world.

Past affairs

Bernadette from 1977 till 1982, was in a romantic relationship with Steve Martin (comedian). She also has a brief fling with actor-director Warren Beatty.

Who is Bernadette Peters?

Bernadette Peters is an American actress who is also a singer. She is known for appearing in Ugly Betty, Animaniacs, The Good Fight, and more.

She is an author who has written children’s books titled Dewey Doo-it Helps Owlie Fly Again, Broadway Barks, Stella is a Star and more.

Bernadette Peters- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Her birthdate is 28 Feb 1948 and the place she was born in New York City, the US. The name of her mother was Marguerite Maltese plus her father’s name was Peter Lazzara.

Similarly, Bernadette’s ancestry is Italian and has an older brother named Joseph Lazzara. Her older sister Donna DeSeta is a casting director.

As per her academics, she attended Quintano’s School for Young Professionals.

Bernadette Peters- Professional Life, Career

Bernadette Peters has become a popular face of the acting world where she made several screen appearances. Her first movie is Ace Eli and Rodger of the Skies that was released in 1973.

Some of her other movie credits are,

  • Silent Movie in 1976
  • Pennies from Heaven in 1981
  • Impromptu in 1991
  • It Runs in the Family in 2003
  • Coming Up Roses in 2011
  • The Broken Hearts Gallery in 2020

Her TV credits are,

  • Animaniacs as Rita/Cheshire Cat
  • All’s Fair as Charley Drake
  • Ugly Betty as Jodie Papadakis
  • Mozart in the Jungle as Gloria Windsor
  • The Good Fight as Lenore Rindell

Moreover, as a TV singer, Peters sang Bernadette Peters (1980), I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight (1996), Kramer’s Song (2008), Stella’s Song (2010), etc.

Awards & Nominations

1968Drama Desk AwardOutstanding Actress in a MusicalWon
1986Tony AwardBest Actress in a MusicalWon
1999Outer Critics Circle AwardOutstanding Actress in a MusicalWon
2003Grammy AwardBest Traditional Pop Vocal AlbumNominated
2003Daytime Emmy AwardOutstanding Performer in a Children’s SpecialNominated

Bernadette Peters- Net Worth, Salary

By the records of 2021, she has a net worth of around $40 million (estimated). The yearly salary and other earnings of her are not disclosed.

Rumors, Controversy

This talented actress/author is keeping herself away from rumors and desperate scandals.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Bernadette Peters’s height of 5 ft 3 inches and her body weight is 58 kg. Also, she has dark brown eyes and has natural dark brown hair.

She mostly dyes her hair in blonde, auburn, plus light brown colors.

Social Media

Bernadette is available on other social sites like Facebook with more than 236k followers. Also, her Twitter and Instagram accounts are followed by over 102k and 54k people respectively.


  • Her zodiac sign is Pisces.
  • As of 2021, she is 73 years old.
  • She started her acting career in 1958.
  • She joined Twitter in Sep 2010.
  • Her pet dog’s name is Charlie.
  • Her dad was a bread delivery truck driver.
  • She is trained in tap dancing.
  • She did several solo concerts plus musical tours.
  • The public gave her The Queen of Broadway.

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