Whoopi Goldberg Biography, Age, Family, Height, and Net Worth

Caryn Elaine Johnson known professionally as Whoopi Goldberg is an American actress, author, comedian, and television personality. Goldberg opened up recently that she has a touch of arthritis.

She has also suffered from septic Pneumonia in both of her lungs, and had COVID 19. Here is everything that you need to know about the famous television actress.

Whoopi Goldberg
Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg Date of Birth

Goldberg was born on December 13, 1955.She is 67 years old as of 2022.

Height and Weight

The television personality is 5 feet and 4 inches and weighs about 78 Kg.

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Whoopi Goldberg Net Worth

Whoopi’s net worth is  $60 million as of 2023.

Does Whoopi have a high school degree?

The actress doesn’t have a high school diploma under her belt.


The media personality is a mother, grandmother, and doting great-grandmother. She has been married three times. His first husband is Alvin Martin, with whom they share a child, Alexander Martin before they separated in 1979. She has been involved romantically with Frank Langella and Ted Danson.

Whoopi once stated in an interview that she has never been really in love with any of her husbands.

Her daughter Alexander is also an actress, and she is wildly known for her role in ‘Sister Act 2’.


Whoopi’s first grandchild Amarah was born in 1989. Amarah is a wife and a proud mother to Charli Rose, whom the television personality introduced on her Instagram in 2014. Whoopi became a great-grandmother at 58.

The famous media personality’s second grandchild is Jerzey Dean born in 1998. Jersey is into fashion and design.

The third grandchild is Maso Dean who is also born in 1998 and is a musician.


In mid-2020, Whoopi came out to speak about a condition that affected her sciatic nerve resulting to severe leg pain and numbness. The condition is a result of physical injury or emotional anxiety.

She also experienced a persistent cough in the early year of 2021 which left her gasping for air. The doctor confirmed that she had had a 30% percentage of dying from the symptoms of the disease which included shortness of breath, high fever, low oxygen level, and rapid heart rate. It was later confirmed that she was suffering from pneumonia.

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The actress suffered from COVID-19 towards the end of last year- in November 2022.

In December of the same year, fans were left feeling concerned for the actress after she started to experience difficulty in breathing as she held on to her chest while coughing on a live show. This happened a month after she had COVID.

She turned to the site, continued to cough into her hand, and eventually her co-host Sara Haines, who sat next to her, jumped in to try to help. Sara reached over to pat Whoopi on the back, trying to help diffuse the coughing, as everyone asked if she was “ok.”

Eventually, the cough subsided but Whoopi was unable to speak and fully participate in the segment.

Concerned fans started to drop their messages inquiring whether the television personality is well.

Upon the actress returning to the show a few days later, she stated that she was still struggling with a bad cough and has a rough recovery.