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Barbara Walters (Journalist) Biography, Age, Death, Husband, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : December 31, 2022

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Short Biography

Barbara Walters was born on 25-09-1929 in Boston in the state of Massachusetts, United States as Barbara Jill Walters. She was an American Journalist, News Anchor, Television Presenter, Television Personality, Writer, Autobiographer & Memoirist who was actively involved in journalism since 1951. She was popularly known for television programs like The View, Today, ABC Evening News, & 20/20.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Barbara Walters died at the age of 93 on 30-12-2022 at her home in Manhattan, New York, US. She was suffering from aortic valve stenosis since 2010 and she was taken heart surgery. She retired permanently in 2015 due to suffering from heart disease.

DEATHDAY 30 December,2022 (Monday)
DEATH PLACE Manhattan, New York City, New York

Barbara Walters Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Lou Walters
Mother Dena Seletsky
Brother Burton Walters
Sisters Jacqueline Walters, Walda Walters Anderson (step-sister)
Affairs Roy Cohn, Alan Greenspan, John Warner, Edward Brooke, Robert Neil Butler
Spouse Robert Henry Katz (1955-1957), Lee Guber (1963-1976), Merv Adelson (1981-1984, 1986-1992)
Daughter Jacqueline Dena Guber (adopted)
Son None

She was born to a Jewish mother Dena Seletsky and a Jewish father Lou Walters. Her father was the founder of Latin Quarter, a former nightclub in New York City. She had a sister named Jacqueline Walters and a brother named Burton Walters. She also had a step-sister named Walda Walters Anderson. On 20-06-1955, she married Robert Henry Katz, a Navy lieutenant. The couple got separated after just eleven months and divorced in 1957. On 08-12-1963, she remarried Lee Guber, a theater impresario. Together they adopted a girl child who was born in 1968 and kept her named Jacqueline Dena Guber. The couple got divorced on 22-03-1976. She was married two times to the CEO of Lorimar Television, Merv Adelson from 1981 to 1984 and from 1986 to 1992. She was the close friend of Roger Ailes, Woody Allen, Tom Brokaw & Joan Rivers. She dated Roy Cohn, Alan Greenspan, John Warner, Edward Brooke & Robert Neil Butler.

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Barbara Walters Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Barbara Walters was 93 years 3 months & 5 days old age.