Betty White Biography


Emmy award-winning legendary actress Betty White dies at the age of 99.

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Betty White was married thrice. In 1945, she married Dick Barker, a U.S. armed forces pilot but the marriage was short-lived.

Then, she married Lane Allen, a Hollywood agent but this marriage too ended in divorce in 1949.

In 1963, she got married to TV host and personality Allen Ludden and the two remained together till his death in 1981.

Relationship Facts of Betty White

  • Betty White is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Betty White?

Betty White was an American actress and comedian. Similarly, she was also a producer, a television personality, and an animal rights activist.

Similarly, she was one of the pioneer American women who played a role both behind and in front of a camera during the early days of television shows in the country.


Betty White died on December 31, 2021, at the age of 99 at Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, United States. Had she lived for 17 days more, she would turn 100.

Betty White: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family

Betty was born in Oak Park, Illinois, the United States on January 17, 1922, aged (99). She is the only child of  Horace Lawrence White(father) and Tess Curtis White(mother).

Her father was a lighting company executive and her mother was a homemaker. Whereas, her paternal grandfather was Danish and her maternal grandfather was Greek, with her other roots being English and Welsh. B

Betty’s family moved to Alhambra, California, and later to Los Angeles, during the Great Depression. She belongs to American nationality and mixed (English- Danish- Greek) ethnicity. Her birth sign is Capricorn.

Education, School/ College University

On talking about her education, she attended Beverly Hills High School. Then, she attended Horace Mann School.

Betty White: Professional Life, Career

On talking about her profession, she joined the radio for reading commercials and playing small parts in plays after being rejected by movie companies. Then, three months after graduation in 1939, she also made her debut appearance on television by singing songs from the opera called ‘The Merry Widow’.

During 1949, she also co-hosted the daily live show ‘Hollywood on Television’ with Al Jarvis and continued for four years. During 1954, she also produced and briefly hosted the daily talk show ‘The Betty White Show’ on NBC.

Similarly, in the 1970s, she produced a sitcom of the same name. Whereas,  from 1955 up to 1975 she was a commentator on the ‘Tournament of Roses Parade’ show with co-host Lorne Greene.

Similarly, from 1957 to 1958, she also played the role of Vicki Angel in the sitcom ‘Date with the Angels’. Then, she also appeared on the big screen for the first time in 1962 in the lead role in the feature film drama ‘Advise & Consent’.

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Caption: Betty White and husband (Source: Closerweekly)

In 1963, she was also the co-host of the game show ‘Password’ with Allen Ludden. In 1985, she also appeared in her biggest hit show ‘The Golden Girls’.  Additionally, she also starred in ‘TV Land Awards’ in 2007 and appeared in ‘Boston Legal’ from 2005 to 2008.
In addition, she also appeared in ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’ in 2007, 2008, and 2009. Whereas, her instincts as an animal lover became evident in the show ‘PetMeds’ in 2007. Then, she also appeared in the ‘Visit California’ promotional in 2011 and recorded a remix of her original song ‘I’m Still Hot’. Therefore, she lent her voice to a ‘Mickey Mouse’ character in 2013 and made a guest appearance in ‘Soul Man’ in 2014. Similarly, she was the host of ‘Betty White’s Off Their Rockers’ from 2012 to 2014.

Betty White: Awards, Nomination

She was nominated for Golden Globe Awards four times for  Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical for The Golden Girls (1985). Similarly, she was nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program for Betty White’s Off Their Rockers (2012), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Hot in Cleveland (2010), Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for My Name Is Earl (2005), Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for The Practice (1997).  

She won Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for The John Larroquette Show (1993). Additionally, she won American Comedy Award for Funniest Female Performer in a TV Series (Leading Role) Network, Cable, or Syndication for The Golden Girls (1985). In addition, she won a Lifetime Achievement Award. She won the Golden Apple Award for Female Star of the Year.

Betty White: Net Worth, Income, Salary

There is no information regarding her income, salary. Whereas, her net worth was around $ 75million as of 2022.

Betty White: Rumors, Controversy/ Scandal

There is no information regarding her rumors, controversies, and scandal. She is far from rumors, controversies, and scandals.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

On talking about her body measurements, Betty has a height of 5 feet 4 inches. Additionally, she weighs is 58Kg. In addition, she has a measurement of 32-25-35 inches. Betty’s hair color is grey and her eye color is blue.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

She has around 2.3K followers on Facebook. Likewise, she has over 1.41M followers on Twitter. Similarly, she has around 1.4M followers on Instagram.

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