Betty White Net Worth

Betty White Net Worth
Betty White Net Worth

Betty White net worth

Current Net Worth$75 Million (USD – 7.5 Crores), (Rupees – 570 Crores)

Betty White short biography

Net Worth$75 Million
BornJanuary 17, 1922
DiedDecember 31, 2021 (Aged 99)
Identified asAmerican Actress, Comedian
Status4th mayor of Hollywood (Honorary)
EducationBeverly Hills High School
ResidenceLos Angeles, California
Spousal statusMarried (Dick Barker M. 1945; div. 1945)​, (Lane Allen M. 1947; Div. 1949)​, (Allen Ludden M. 1963; Died 1981)
Children3 (stepchildren)
Betty White short biography

Betty White has a net worth of $75 Million (Rupees – 570 Crores), is an American Actress, Comedian, most known for her beautiful acting in the movies.

Betty Marion White Ludden was an actress and comedian from the United States.

With a career spanning seven decades, White was a pioneer of early television, known for her extensive work in the entertainment business and for being one of the first women to work both in front of and behind the camera.

She was the first woman to produce a comedy in the United States (Life with Elizabeth), which earned her the honorary title of Mayor of Hollywood in 1955.

White is known as the “First Lady of Television,” a moniker she earned for a 2018 documentary on her life and career.

For her extensive work on television, White was awarded the Guinness World Record for “Longest TV career by an entertainer (female)” in 2014 and 2018.

White was nominated for eight Emmy Awards, three American Comedy Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and a Grammy Award.

She was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 1995 and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Betty White biography

Full NameBetty Marion White
BirthplaceOak Park, Illinois, U.S.
Death placeLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Height5,3 feet, 162 cm
Weight58 Kg
FatherHorace Logan White
MotherTess Curtis White
Betty White Biography

Betty Marion White was born on January 17, 1922, in Oak Park, Illinois.

Betty was her legal name, not a shortened form of Elizabeth, she maintained.

Christine Tess, a homemaker, and Horace Logan White, a lighting industry executive from Michigan, were her parents.

Her paternal grandfather was from Denmark, while her maternal grandfather was from Greece; she also had English and Welsh ancestors (both of her grandmothers were Canadians with roots in Ontario).

When White was a little over a year old, her family relocated to Alhambra, California, and then to Los Angeles during the Great Depression.

Her father constructed crystal radios and sold them anywhere he could supplement his income. He would trade the radios for other products, including pets on occasion because it was the height of the Depression and few people had a substantial salary.

Family excursions to the Sierra Nevada prompted her interest in animals. She wanted to be a forest ranger when she was younger, but she couldn’t since women weren’t permitted to serve as rangers at the time.

White volunteered for the American Women’s Voluntary Services when the United States entered World War II in 1941. Her job required her to drive a PX truck loaded with military goods to the Hollywood Hills.

She also took part in gatherings for servicemen before their deployment overseas. “It was a bizarre period and out of harmony with everything,” White remarked of her wartime duty.


White graduated from Beverly Hills High School in 1939 after attending Horace Mann Elementary School in Beverly Hills.

White, on the other hand, pursued a passion for writing. She discovered her passion for playing when she authored and starred in a graduation play at Horace Mann School.

She decided to pursue a profession as an actor after being inspired by her idols Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy.

She and a classmate played songs from The Merry Widow on an experimental television show a month after graduating from high school, at a time when television was still in its infancy.

White began modeling before landing her first professional acting role at the Bliss Hayden Little Theatre.


White went around to movie studios after the war searching for work, but she was turned down because she was “not attractive.” She began looking for radio employment that didn’t need her to be photogenic.

She joined Al Jarvis’ daily live television variety show Hollywood on Television, initially named Make Believe Ballroom, on KFWB and subsequently KLAC-TV (now KCOP-TV) in Los Angeles in 1949 as a co-host.

White co-founded Bandy Productions with writer George Tibbles and producer Don Fedderson in 1952, the same year she began presenting Hollywood on Television.

White hosted and produced The Betty White Show, a daily talk/variety show that aired on KLAC-TV and subsequently NBC from 1952 until 1954. (her first television, but second show to feature that title).

She played Vicki Angel in the ABC sitcom Date with the Angels from 1957 to 1958 after the conclusion of Life with Elizabeth.

White made her professional theatrical debut in July 1959 at the Ephrata Legion Star Playhouse in Ephrata, Pennsylvania, in a week-long performance of the play Third Best Sport.

By the 1960s, White had been a regular on network game programs and talk shows, notably The Tonight Show with Jack Paar and subsequently with Johnny Carson.

Because she was too closely associated with rival network CBS’s The Mary Tyler Moore Show, NBC replaced White as commentary hostess of the Tournament of Roses Parade in 1975.

For the NBC entry Just Men!, White became the first woman to win a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host in 1983.

In 1975, NBC removed White as the commentator hostess of the Tournament of Roses Parade because she was too closely identified with rival network CBS’s The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

After Arthur revealed her decision to leave the series in 1992, The Golden Girls came to an end.

White made her first appearance on the serial series The Bold and the Beautiful in December 2006, as Ann Douglas, the long-lost mother of the show’s matriarch, Stephanie Forrester, played by Susan Flannery.

White featured opposite Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds in the romantic comedy The Proposal in 2009.

In June 2010, White joined Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, and Wendie Malick on TV Land’s original sitcom Hot in Cleveland as Elka Ostrovsky, the home housekeeper.

White made her final appearance on Saturday Night Live on February 15, 2015, when she attended the 40th Anniversary Special.

Betty White: First Lady of Television, a PBS documentary, was released on August 18, 2018, to commemorate White’s career.

White voiced Bitey White, a toy tiger named after her, in Pixar’s Toy Story 4, which was released in 2019.

Betty White: A Celebration, a new documentary-style film about her, was announced in December 2021, just before White’s death, and would be released in U.S. theatres on her 100th birthday, January 17, 2022.

Betty White some movies

1945Time to Kill
1962Advise & Consent
1998Hard Rain
2003Bringing Down the House
2007Your Mommy Kills Animals
2009Love N’ Dancing
2011Betty White: Champion for Animals
2013Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy
2022Betty White: A Celebration
Betty White some movies

Betty White income model

Monthly Income0.4 Million+ (Rupees – 3 Crore+)
Yearly Income5 Million+ (Rupees – 38 Crore+)
Betty White income model

Private & early life

White met her first husband, Dick Barker, a United States Army Air Forces P-38 pilot while helping with the American Women’s Voluntary Services.

After the war, the pair married and relocated to Belle Center, Ohio, where Barker ran a poultry farm; he desired a quieter life, but White was not interested. They moved back to Los Angeles and divorced a year later.

She married Lane Allen, a Hollywood talent agent, in 1947. In 1949, they divorced because he desired a family and she desired a profession above children.

White married television presenter and personality Allen Ludden on June 14, 1963, after meeting him as a famous guest on his game program Password in 1961.

Her legal name was changed to Betty White Ludden. He made at least two proposals to White before she accepted. In an episode of The Odd Duo depicting Felix and Oscar’s performance on Password, the couple appeared together.

John Steinbeck, a well-known author, was one of the couple’s close friends. White discusses her friendship with the author in her 2011 book If You Ask Me (And of Course You Won’t).

Elaine Anderson Steinbeck, Steinbeck’s wife, had attended the same school as Ludden. For his birthday, Steinbeck gave Ludden an early manuscript of his Nobel Prize acceptance speech.

White was the stepmother of Ludden’s three children with Margaret McGloin Ludden, who died of cancer in 1961, despite the fact that they had no children together. Allen Ludden died of stomach cancer in Los Angeles on June 9, 1981.

She never married again. “Once you’ve got the greatest, who wants the rest?” White said in an interview with Larry King when asked why he did this. When asked by James Lipton on Inside The Actor’s Studio what she would like God to say to her if Heaven existed, White said, “I’d like God to say to me when I walk through the Pearly gates.” “Betty, please come in. Allen is here.”

White was a member of the New Thought movement’s Unity Church.


White died in her sleep at her home in the Brentwood section of Los Angeles on December 31, 2021, after a stroke she sustained on Christmas Day. She was 99 years old at the time.

Glenn Kaplan, who was tasked with carrying out her advanced health care directive, was cremated and given her remains.

Many persons and organizations expressed their condolences and paid respect to White after his passing.

Because White enlisted with the American Women’s Voluntary Services during World War II, the US Army issued a statement.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Center also expressed its sympathies on Twitter, praising White for her early advocacy of racial equality.

Numerous media organizations, celebrities, political analysts, sports teams, entertainers, politicians, and other prominent figures also paid homage.

Within hours of her passing, White’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was overwhelmed with flowers and condolences.


1987Funniest Female Performer in a TV Series (Leading Role) Network, Cable or Syndication
1990Funniest Female Performer in a TV Series (Leading Role) Network, Cable or Syndication, Lifetime Achievement Award in Comedy
2000Funniest Female Guest Appearance in a TV Series
2010Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy
2011Best Actress in a TV Comedy
Betty White awards


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