Whoopi Goldberg is an American actress, comedian, television host, activist, and author. She is known for her work in theatre, film, television, and recordings.
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Whoopi was born under the name Caryn Elaine Johnson to a clergyman Robert James Johnson Jr and Emma Johnson. She was a high school dropout who paved her way in the entertainment industry through talent, hard work, and perseverance. Being a humanitarian and philanthropist she strives to make lasting contributions in all areas of her career and life.
CAPTION: Whoopi and her first Oscar awardSOURCE: Pinterest
Whoopi's first onscreen breakthrough was from the movie by Steven Spielberg
"The color purple".
Her role for the movie was nominated in the Oscars for the best leading actress. She first received an Oscar award for best supporting actress for the movie "The ghost" making her the second black woman to win an award for acting after Hattie mc daniel in 1939.
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Whoopi falls under the very few entertainers to have received all top entertainment industry awards Emmy, Grammy, Tony, and Oscars. Goldberg worked in over hundreds of movies, hundreds of television shows and over a half-dozen stage plays.
CAPTION: Whoopi and Tony award trophySOURCE: Zimbio
Apparently, Whoopi's entertainment career has produced for her more than several awards. She has been nominated for more than 20 Emmy Awards and altogether she won more than 50 awards. Goldberg also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2001 at 6841 Hollywood Blvd. The letter she received in 1985 for her performance in Whoopi Goldenberg from Broadway, made her the first African-American woman to win the title.
CAPTION: Whoopi hosting the show "The View"SOURCE: decider
Net worth and income
Goldberg was reportedly paid more than 7million dollars for her work in "the sister's act 2: back in the habit". In the 1990's, she was the highest paid actress of all times.
She reportedly earns 2million dollars for her spot in the television for the show "The View".Her annual income ranges from two million to five million. As a matter of fact, Goldberg is presumed to own net worth of almost 45million dollars including endorsements and residual income from tv shows and movies.
CAPTION: whoopie and her VolkswagenSOURCE: Zimbio
Goldberg is seen driving Volkswagen new beetle 2002 edition.
CAPTION: Whoopi approves Pagani huayraSOURCE: Twitter
As per the latest update" The hypercar of the year 2012" Pagani Huayra, with the basic price of 1.1 million dollars has been approved by Whoopi.