Barbara Jill Walters is a well-known broadcasting journalist, author and television personality who has hosted numerous television shows like The View, 20/20, and the ABC Evening News. She gained worldwide recognition as the segment producer of women’s interest stories on ‘The Today Show’. Her presence in the industry has helped her to accumulate impressive net worth. Barbara Walters has been praised for her exceptional interviewing ability and professional journalistic standards. Female journalists all around the world consider her to be their role model.
Barbara Walters is regarded to be the pioneer for women in the broadcasting arena. In fact, she became the first female co-host of network evening news who got the opportunity to work with some of the best names in the industry.
Barbara Walters: Net worth, $170 Million.
Barbara Walters has the net worth of $ 170 million thanks to her journalism career. Her annual salary is believed to be around $ 12 million but the figure has not been updated for quite some time. Her career as a journalist has helped her to have a stable financial setting.
With every passing year, she strengthened her name in the journalism industry which helped her to establish a decent source of income and wealth. Even after her retirement from active work, she made her presence felt in the industry.
When Barbara was a child, her family moved to New York City and then to Miami Beach. Again the family moved to New York where she attended high school.
The exact location of her house has not been revealed but it is believed that she has moved into an old New York buildings. The total number of cars that she owns has not been revealed but based on her income she could have a decent fleet of automobiles.
Barbara Walters has worked in numerous channels and television shows such as the ABC News, the ABC Evening News, 20/20, Today, The View and Not for Women Only. Her work with huge channels like BNBC and NABC has helped her to accumulate huge net worth over the years.
She started her career from a very small advertising agency but then she entered the competitive journalism arena due to her extraordinary capability in journalism. In 1961, she joined NBC’s The Today Show and there was no looking back for her.
Barbara Walters was a co-host of the popular daytime talk show The View. While appearing on the show she grabbed two Daytime Emmy Awards for the Best Talk show Category in 2003 and the Best Talk Show Host along with Joy Behar in 2009.
Barbara Walters Spouse.
Barbara Walters has married four times to three different men. On June 20, 1955, she got married to her first husband Robert Henry Katz.
She dated the business executive and former Navy lieutenant for some time before getting married. The wedding took place at the Plaza Hotel which is situated in New York. The marriage got annulled in 1957. On December 8, 1963, she married her second husband, Lee Guber.
The relationship did not work out and the couple got divorced in 1976. In the year 1981, Walters got married to her third husband, Merv Adelson.
He was the CEO of Lorimar Television. The couple got divorced in 1984 but again they got married in 1986. The second marriage also ended in divorce in 1992. He numerous marriages and breakups showed that she was not happy with any husband.
Barbara Walters Age, Wiki.
Barbara Walters was born on September 25, 1929, and at present, she is 89 years old. She was born to Jewish parents in Boston. She had two siblings namely Burton Walters and Jacqueline Walters.
Her brother Burton died in the year 1944 due to pneumonia and her sister Jacqueline was borne as a mentally disabled child. She lost her life in 1985 due to ovarian cancer.
Walters’s strong presence in the journalism industry has helped her to gather a decent net worth over the decades. She married four times but all the marriages ended in divorce.
Barbara adopted a daughter with Guber and they named her Jacqueline Dena Guber. Her contribution to the journalism industry is highly appreciated. She is an American national who has gained reputation due to her strong journalism skills.
|Age||89 (September 25, 1929)|
|Net worth||$170 million|
|Spouse||Robert Henry Katz (Former husband)
Lee Guber (Former husband)
Merv Adelson (Former husband)
|Kids||Jacqueline Dena Guber (Adopted)|
|Occupation||Television personality, Author and Broadcast Journalist|
|Parents||Louis Edward Walters (Father)
Dena Seletsky (Mother)