About Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters net worth has been announced to reach 150 million dollars. Barbara Walters whose full name is Barbara Jill Walters was born in 1929 in Boston, Massachusetts. She attended Sarah Lawrence College where she graduated in English and got her B.A. degree in 1951. In 1961 she was invited to work as a writer for a TV show called “The Today Show” which was aired on the NBC channel and set the base for the current Barbara Walters net worth. Immediately after she started working there, Barbara Walters became a regular member of the show and she was in charge of weather reports and light assignments.
Moreover, in 1974 her career reached the peak on “The Today Show” – she got a position as a female co-host of the show, which not only boosted her spirit, but also added some extra money to the total amount of Barbara Walters net worth. In addition, she was offered a job by ABC newsmagazine called 20/20, where she worked as a commentator and she was monitoring presidential debates together with her co-worker Hugh Downs. In 2004, it has been announced that she is planning to retire from broadcasting journalism; however she still continued to appear on television from time to time.
In 2007, Barbara Walters gained a lot of accomplishments, including her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Talking about her awards, she has won many of them such as GLAAD media award and several Emmy awards both for daytime and primetime TV shows. As of right now, Barbara Walters is one of the hosts in the TV show called “The View” which airs during daytime. Talking about her marital life, overall Barbara Walters has been married three times. Her first marriage was with a business executive named Robert Henry Katz, with whom she divorced after 3 years of marriage. Second time she was married to Lee Guber, who was a theatrical producer.
The couple lived together for 13 years and in 1976 they decided to get divorced. Her last marriage was with Merv Anderson, who was the CEO of Lorimar Television. The couple was married from 1986 till 1992. Barbara Walters has a daughter, whom she raised on her own. Fortunately, her television career gets more attention than her personal life, which is a good thing for her. Taking into consideration that the shows which she host gain a lot of popularity, Barbara Walters net worth is expected to increase more and more every year.