Whoopi Goldberg is an American actress, comedian, and television host as well as human rights advocate. She became recognized for her role as Celie Harris Johnson in the 1985 film The Color Purple. Her accolades include an Emmy Award, a Grammy Award, an Oscar, and a Tony Award. For her work in television, she has been nominated for 13 Emmy Awards. She played a psychic in the 1990 film Ghost, for which she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. As a producer of the Broadway musical Thoroughly Modern Millie, she won a Tony Award in 2002. Born Caryn Elaine Johnson on November 13, 1955 in New York City, New York, USA, she is the daughter of Emma Harris, a teacher and a nurse, and Robert James Johnson, a clergyman. She studied drama at HB Studio in Greenwich Village, New York City. She was married to Alvin Martin, Lyle Trachtenberg and David Claessen. She has a daughter, Alex Martin.
Whoopi Goldberg Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 13 November 1955
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Birth Name: Caryn Elaine Johnson
Nicknames: Da Whoop, Shuttlehead
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Occupation: Actress, Comedian, Author, Television host
Race/Ethnicity: African-American (including Guinea-Bissauan)
Religion: Half Jewish and half Catholic
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Whoopi Goldberg Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 130 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 59 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 5″
Height in Meters: 1.65 m
Body Build/Type: Average
Body Measurements: 34-26-36 in (86-66-91 cm)
Breast Size: 34 inches (86 cm)
Waist Size: 26 inches (66 cm)
Hips Size: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 34C
Feet/Shoe Size: 11 (US)
Dress Size: 8 (US)
Whoopi Goldberg Family Details:
Father: Robert James Johnson
Mother: Emma Harris
Spouse/Husband: Lyle Trachtenberg (m. 1994-1995), David Claessen (m. 1986-1988), Alvin Martin (m. 1973-1979)
Children: Alex Martin (Daughter)
Siblings: Clyde K. Johnson (Brother)
Whoopi Goldberg Education:
Washington Irving High School
Whoopi Goldberg Facts:
*She performed with the Children’s Program, the Hudson Guild and the Rubenstein Children’s Theatre at age 8.
*She has her own production company named One Ho Productions, which backs most of her movies and television projects.
*She has a tattoo of Woodstock on her shoulder.
*She is good friends with Patrick Stewart, Marlon Brando, Billy Crystal and Robin Williams.
*She is left-handed.
*Follow her on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram.