Whoopi Goldberg Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, and Body Measurement

Caryn Alain Johnson is known by her expert name Whoopi Goldberg. Whoopi is an American entertainer, humorist, writer, and artist. She is among a very few actresses who have been nominated and honored with Emmy, Grammy, Tony, and Academy awards. She didn’t need to battle a great deal for her success. Whoopi Goldberg net worth is more than $60 million now.

Whoopi Goldberg Net Worth

Goldberg is the only second woman to achieve Oscar up until now. She has won the golden globe award for her tremendous work in the flick Color Purple. She is also the co-founder of a company that manufactures medications that deal with menstrual cramps.

Early Life of Woophi Goldberg

Whoopi was born on 13 November 1955 in Manhattan. By profession, her mother was a nurse and her father worked as a priest. She was dropped out of college at an early age. She moved to California and lived in different cities. She started teaching comedy and worked as a comic. People called her Whoopi cushion.

She was married 3 times and got divorced. Firstly, she got married to Alvin Martin and that they had a daughter Alexandra Martin. They got divorced after 7 years of marriage. Her second marriage to David Claessen ended after 2 years. Her third marriage to Lyle Trachtenberg didn’t even retain for a year.


Whoopi appeared onscreen for the first time in 1982 in William Farley’s Feature Citizen: I’m not losing my mind, I’m just giving it away. Later in 1983, she composed a unique One women show and called it Whoopi Goldberg. In 1992, she got a leading role in a comic movie Sister Act, which was another blockbuster. Other movies that added in her success include The Mutant Ninja, Girl, Interrupted, and for the Colored Girl.

Whoopi Goldberg Personal Details

Real NameCaryn Elaine Johnson
Age41 years
Date of BirthNovember 13, 1955
Place of BirthUnited States of America
Marital StatusDivorced
Profession / OccupationActress, comedian, and author

Whoopi Goldberg Measurements

Height1.65 m
Weight67 kg
Body Measurements34-26-34
Breast Size34 inches
Bra, Cup Size34C
Waist26 inches
Eyes ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Shoe Size11 (US)
Dress Size8 (US)

Whoopi Goldberg Family Details

Spouse / Husband NameLyle Trachtenberg (Divorced)
Father NameRobert James Johnson Jr.
Mother NameEmma Johnson
ChildrenAlexandrea Martin
SiblingsClyde Johnson

Besides her immense success in the film industry, she appeared on the television screen in 2007. She hosted a Talk show “The view”. In 2010, she inaugurated a campaign whose motive was to eradicate the discrimination of the LGBT community.

Awards and Achievements

  • She was honored with a golden globe award after her tremendous role in the sister act. She portrayed the role of a nun in this movie.
  • She got famous for her eminent role in the movie Purple color in which she highlighted the misogynic face of this society towards black women. This film got her nominated for 11 Oscars.
  • Later, her psychic role in movie the Romantic Ghost got her an Oscar. She became the second black woman to get an Oscar in this category.

Whoopi Goldberg Net Worth and Salary

According to a rough estimate, Whoopi Goldberg net worth is roughly $60 million. She annualy get paid an amount of $2 million for her television Talkshow “The View”. She grossed about $7 million from The sister act 2, $44 million from her blockbuster movie “ Made in America”. She amassed an amount of about $37 million for the colored girl. She sold her property in Soho Wooster St. in 2009 and grossed an amount of $3,990,000.

She invested an amount of $2.6 million in L.A back in 2009 and later listed it purchasable in $8.8 million. A year later, she raised the amount to $9.6 million. Recently, she sold a farm of 745-acre in Vermont for $2 million. She sold a house in Berkley for about $2.50 million in 2015.

Bottom Line

Whoopi Goldberg is one of the most eminent black women in history. Her work has inspired many lives. Her award-winning character, social campaigns, intellectual writing, and melodious voice has strengthened the impact of a strong woman in society. Despite her remarkable achievements, she also went through dark periods in her life.

She became addicted to drugs at an early age due to Dyslexia. She managed to beat this addiction through the assistance of her friend Alvin, later to whom she got married. Then she paved the roads of success for herself, by herself.

Updated: February 2, 2021 — 12:35 pm