Whoopi Goldberg (Full Name: Caryn Elaine Johnson) was born November 13, 1955 in New York, United States, she is well-known for her Career Which Includes “American actor, comedian, author, and television personality” Respectively, Whoopi Has Won recipient of numerous accolades, she is one of 16 entertainers to win an Emmy Award, a Grammy Award, an Academy Award, and a Tony Award (EGOT),
Whoopi Goldberg Personal Life & Career
Caryn Elaine Johnson was the daughter of Robert James Johnson Jr. (1930–1993), a Baptist clergyman, and Emma Johnson (née Harris; 1931–2010), a nurse and teacher. She was raised in the public housing project, Chelsea-Elliot Houses, in NYC,
Goldberg started her career on stage in 1983 with her one-woman show, Spook Show, which transferred to Broadway under the title Whoopi Goldberg, running from 1984 to 1985. She won a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album for the recording of the show, Her film breakthrough came in 1985 with her role as Celie, a mistreated woman in the Deep South, in Steven Spielberg’s period drama film The Color Purple, for which she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama. For her performance in the romantic fantasy film Ghost (1990) as an eccentric psychic, she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and a second Golden Globe Award. She starred in the comedy Sister Act (1992) and its sequel, Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993), and became the highest-paid actress at the time,
On stage, Goldberg has starred in the Broadway revivals of Stephen Sondheim’s musical A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and August Wilson’s play Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. She won a Tony Award as a producer of the musical Thoroughly Modern Millie. On television, Goldberg portrayed Guinan in the science fiction series Star Trek: The Next Generation. Since 2007, she has co-hosted and moderated the daytime talk show The View, for which she won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host. She has hosted the Academy Awards ceremony four times.
Whoopi Goldberg Age
Caryn Elaine Johnson was born On November 13th, 1955 (67 years old) In Manhattan, New York City.
Whoopi Goldberg Net Worth
Whoopi Goldberg Currently Worth Over $5 million as of 2022.
Whoopi Goldberg Discography
- 1985: Original Broadway Recording (Geffen/Warner Bros. Records)
- 1985: The Color Purple (Qwest/Warner Bros. Records)
- 1988: Fontaine: Why Am I Straight? (MCA Records)
- 1989: The Long Walk Home (Miramax Films)
- 1992: Sarafina (Qwest/Warner Bros. Records)
- 1992: Sister Act – Soundtrack (Hollywood/Elektra Records)
- 1993: Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit – Soundtrack (Hollywood/Elektra Records)
- 1994: Corrina Corrina (New Line Cinema)
- 2001: Call Me Claus (One Ho Productions)
- 2005: Live on Broadway: The 20th Anniversary Show (DRG Records).