On December 30, 2022, it was reported that the first-ever journalist had died at the age of 93.
“Barbara Walters died peacefully at home, surrounded by people she loved. She wasn’t sorry about anything in her life. Walters’s representative, Cindi Berger, told Page Six in a statement that Walters was a trendsetter not just for female journalists but for all women.
In another statement, Robert Iger, CEO of The Walt Disney Company, also shared the news, saying, “I have sad news to share today. Tonight, Barbara Walters died at her home in New York.” He said Walters was a “true legend” and a “pioneer.”
American journalist Barbara Jill Walters worked in radio and television. Walters was the host of many TV shows, like Today, The View, 20/20, and ABC Evening News. She was known for how good she was at interviews and how many people liked her. Walters was a reporter from 1951 until 2015 when she stopped working.
Also, her fans want to know more about her private life now that she has died. We’ll tell you who her husband is and how much money he has in this post. Scroll down to learn more.
Know About Barbara Walters’ Past Relationships
Barbara Walters got married four times to three different men.
Robert Henry Katz And Barbara Walters’
Her first husband was Robert Henry Katz, who ran a business and was a lieutenant in the Navy. On June 20, 1955, they got married at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. The marriage was said to be over after eleven months, or in 1957.
Merv Adelson And Barbara Walters’
Her third husband was Merv Adelson, who was the CEO of Lorimar Television. In 1981, they got married, but in 1984, they broke up. In 1986, they got married again, but in 1992, they broke up again.
On the other hand, when she died, she did not have any other significant relationships.
Meet Barbara Walters’ Kids
Barbara had one daughter, Jacqueline Guber. She raised her as her own with the help of her second husband, Lee Guber. Barbara told Piers Morgan in an interview in 2013 that she wished she had had more kids. “I regret not having more children. I wish my family had been bigger when I was born. Morgan told him, “I only have one girl.”
What Is Barbara’s Net Worth?
At the time of her death, Barbara Walters was worth $170 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. She was an American TV personality, journalist, and author. During her long career, Walters hosted a number of TV shows, such as “20/20,” “The View” (which she also created and produced), and “ABC Evening News.” Walters became a writer and researcher for “The Today Show” in 1961. In 1974, she became a co-host of the show.