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Whoopi Goldberg Biography

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Whoopi Goldberg is currently living a single life. In the past, she has been married and divorced thrice. She first got married to Alvin Martin in 1973. The pair also has a daughter Alex but got divorced in 1979. After that, she got married to David Claessen on September 1, 1986, but got divorced in 1988. She then got married to Lye Trachtenberg on October 1, 1994, but again got divorced the following year.

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Lyle Trachtenberg

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Whoopi Goldberg is an American actress and comedian. She is best known for her role in the movie Sister Act in 1992.

Whoopi Goldberg’s Early Life and Education

She was born on 13 November 1955, in New York City, New York, USA. She is the daughter of a Baptist clergyman father Robert James Johnson Jr. and a nurse and teacher mother Emma Johnson. Whoopi grew up with her brother Clyde. She belongs to the African-American heritage and holds American citizenship.

Likewise, she attended a local Catholic School. Furthermore, she decided to drop out of Washington Irving High School.

Whoopi Goldberg’s Professional Life

Whoopi Goldberg began her career on stage with her one-woman show, Spook Show, which later transferred to Broadway under the title Whoopi Goldberg from 1984 to 1985. Her movie breakthrough came from the 1985 film The Color Purple and won Golden Globe Award for her role. Likewise, from the movie Sister Act in 1992 and its sequel Sister Act 2: Back in the Habitat in 1993, she became the highest-paid actress of the time.

Whoopi Goldberg’s Personal Life

The famous actress, Whoopi Goldberg has been married thrice. However, none of those marriages turned out to be as successful as her career. First, she tied her knots with Alvin Martin in 1973. The pair has a daughter Alex martin. Unfortunately, six years after living as a married couple, they separated and went on with their own separate lives.

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Whoopi Goldberg with her first husband Alvin Martin, Source:

After the divorce, she tied her knots with cinematographer David Claessen on September 1, 1986. Their marriage turned out to be very short-lived separating just after two years of marriage in 1988. They did not have any children from their wedding. For the third time, she wedded the union organizer Lyle Trachtenberg.

The two shared their vows on October 1, 1994. Her marriage with him turned out to be even more short-lived. They spend only a year as a married couple before getting a divorce for the third time. After that, she has had many relationships with personalities like Timothy Dalton, Frank Langella, and Ted Danson. As of now, the actress is living a single life and has kept her private life very low-profile away from the media attention.

Whoopi Goldberg’s Net Worth

Whoopi Goldberg has a whooping net worth of $60 Million as per the celebrity net worth. A huge bulk of her income generally comes from her career as a successful actress. Likewise, she earns approximately $8 Million each year as her annual revenue. Her net worth in the forthcoming time is sure to take a huge rise.

The actress lives a very luxurious and lavishing life in her expensive home. In 1993, she bought a $2.6 Million home in LA’s Pacific Palisades neighborhood. She placed the house for $8.8 Million in 2018 and inflated the price for $9.6 Million in 2019. As of now, she lives in her West Orange, New Jersey house which she bought for under $3 Million in 2009.

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