Barbara Walters Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Net Worth

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Barbara Walters (Barbara Jill Walters )

Last Updated: 18 Sep, 2023 | Views: 247

Age: 93

Profession: Journalist

Famous For: Journalist presented ‘’ Television Hall of Fame’’ (TV Show)

Higher Education: Graduated

Barbara Walters Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
25 Sep, 1929 (93 Years 03 Months 5 Days)
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
Massachusetts
Birth District
Boston
Birth Sign
Libra
Religion
Jewish
Nationalities
American
Died on
30 Dec, 2022

Barbara Walters Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Barbara Jill Walters was a television host and broadcast journalist from the United States. She served as the host of several television programmes, such as the View, 20/20, the ABC Evening News, and Today. She was well renowned for her aptitude for interviews and appeal to viewers. From 1951 until her resignation in 2015, Walters worked as a journalist. Walters was given a Lifetime Achievement Award from the NATAS in 2000, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2007, and induction into the Television Hall of Fame in 1989.

Career:
In 1953: Walters started her career at WNBT-TV, NBC's primary New York affiliate.
In 1961: She joined NBC's Today Show as a writer and researcher after working as a publicist at Tex McCrary Inc.
In 1971: A local NBC affiliate program, Not for Women Only, was hosted by Walters after The Today Show in the morning.
In 1979: As a reporter for the ABC newsmagazine 20/20, Walters collaborated once more with former host Downs of The Today Show.
In 2015: She hosted Investigation Discovery's documentary series American Scandals.

Achievements and Awards:
In 1985: She got the Paul White Award.
In 1991: Walters was awarded the Golden Plate Award.
In 1998: She was given the Lucy Award in honour of her outstanding and innovative creative works that have improved how people view women on television.

Unknown Facts:
Walters was recognised for her "personality journalism" and "scoop" interviews. In 1976, Barbara Walters Specials, a renowned but sporadic primetime interview series, made its premiere.
It was the highest rating ever for a news program, with 74 million viewers watching her interview with Monica Lewinsky on March 3, 1999.

Barbara Walters Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 165 cm
In Meters 1.65 m
In Feet & Inches 5'5"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 60 kg
In Pounds 132 Ibs
Eye Color
Brown
Hair Color
Dark Brown

Barbara Walters Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Lou Walters
Mother's Name
Dena Seletsky
Spouse
Robert Henry Katz, Lee Guber, Merv Adelson
Brother(s)
Burton Walters
Sister(s)
Jacqueline Walters, Walda Walters Anderson
Daughter(s)
Jacqueline Dena Guber

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