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Bette Midler Bio, Childhood, Family, and Education

Bette Midler was born on 1st December 1945 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was raised in rural Aiea, OahuHer father name is Fred Midler and her mother name is Ruth. Her father worked at a Navy base in Hawaii as a painter and was also a housepainter and her mother was s a seamstress and housewife. She grew up in the neighbourhood of Aiea, in Honolulu, Hawaii. She loved singing when she was young and her mother was very supportive of her so sent her to the theatre. She was a part of many amateur shows during her teenage days. She has three siblings namely, Daniel Midler, Judith Midler, Susan Midler. Likewise, she attended Radford High School, in Honolulu. Then, she attended HB Studio. Similarly, she attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa but left after three semesters Bette holds American nationality and belongs to Ashkenazi Jewish ethnicity. She has 5 feet 1 inches height and has 44 Kg weight. She has blonde hair colour and has brown eye colour. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Bette Midler Career

Bette Midler began her career during 1965, she shifted to New York City and made her debut on stage with American playwright and theatre director Tom Eyen’s Off-Off-Broadway plays— ‘Miss Nefertiti Regrets’ and ‘Cinderella Revisited’. Likewise, she also played the unaccredited role of a background actor, ‘Miss David Buff’ in the 1966 American film, ‘Hawaii’, a role which helped her earn money to relocate from Hawaii to New York. Whereas, from 1966 to 1969, she also became acquainted with the Broadway style of acting and appeared on the Broadway show ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ and the Off-Broadway rock musical, ‘Salvation’. During 1970, she also gained attention while singing at ‘The Continental Baths’, a gay bathhouse located in New York City.

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Likewise, in 1976, she came out with her third album titled ‘Songs for the New Depression’, which peaked at the 27th position on the ‘Billboard 200’.  On the following year, she was seen on the ‘The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson’. During 1993, she also appeared in the film ‘Hocus Pocus’. Additionally, in 1997, she was also seen on the TV special ‘Diva Las Vegas’ and played a part in the sitcom ‘The Nanny’. On that year, she also acted in the romantic comedy film ‘That Old Feeling’. During 1998, she came out with her ninth studio album titled ‘Bathhouse Betty’, which was a reasonably successful album.  Additionally, she was nominated for the Oscar Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role for For the Boys (1991), The Rose (1979). Likewise, she was nominated for Golden Globe Awards for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical for  Bette (2000), Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical for Outrageous Fortune (1987)

Additionally, she was nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special for Bette Midler: The Showgirl Must Go On (2010),  Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for Murphy Brown (1988), Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special for Bette Midler in Concert: Diva Las Vegas (1997), Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Special for Bette Midler: Ol’ Red Hair Is Back (1977). She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television for Gypsy (1993), Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical for For the Boys (1991), New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture – Female for The Rose (1979). 

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Bette Midler Relationship

The 73 years old, Bette Midler is a married woman. She married Martin Von Haselberg, who is also an actor. The couple tied the knot on December 16, 1984. The couple has a daughter together namely, Sophie Von Haselberg.

Bette Midler Net Worth and Online Presence

The American actress actress, Bette Midler has earned the decent income from her career. She has a net worth of $230 million USD. Likewise, Bette has over 1.54M followers on Twitter. Likewise, she has around 985K followers on Instagram. But she is not active on Facebook.