Betty White had a net worth of $75 million before she passed in 2021.
Her passing was felt by many people across the world as she was widely recognized for her comedy and acting.
Betty White was a pioneer in the entertainment industry with a career spanning more than 8 decades!
Today we’re going to dive into Betty White’s life and how she was able to amass such an incredible fortune.
Welcome to Franknez.com – from The Betty White Show to The Golden Girls and Hot in Cleveland, I’m breaking down the stars career.
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Betty White before the entertainment industry
Betty Marion White was born on January 17th of 1922 in Oak Park, Illinois.
She graduated from high school in 1939, the same exact year the Second World War broke out.
Although White immediately found acting and modeling work after leaving school, the war would put her career on hold while she aided transport of military supplies in California.
After the war, Betty tried to break into the film industry in Los Angeles but was rejected by all the major studios.
According to Betty, she wasn’t photogenic enough and so she turned to radio instead.
As a radio performer, White made decent money although it’s not exactly certain how much she made.
Eventually, she was given her own radio show: The Betty White Show.
How much money did The Betty White Show make?
Much is unknown about how much money The Betty White Show and Golden Girls made.
However, Collider reported that Betty White made $3 million per year from the Golden Girls reruns.
This means she made approximately $87 million from the show’s finale in 1992 to her passing in 2021.
Betty White made $75K per episode in Hot in Cleveland
Betty White made a whopping $75,000 per episode in Hot in Cleveland according to Celebrity Net Worth.
White’s entire net worth is made of all the shows she’s made including:
- The Betty White Show
- The Bold and the Beautiful
- Boston Legal
- The Carol Burnett Show
- The Mary Tyler Moore Show
- Hot in Cleveland
- The Golden Girls
Betty White’s net worth also comes from movies like The Proposal and guest appearances on TV shows like Saturday Night Live, for which she was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series in 2010.
How did Betty White die?
Betty White died on December 31st of 2021 at the age of 99 years old.
She would have turned 100 years old today, January 17th, 2022.
Today we celebrate her life and success, and all that she gave to the world throughout her career.
Betty White died peacefully in her sleep around 9:30am at her home in Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles.
In a recent interview with People, she expressed her excitement about turning 100 years old; joking that avoiding anything green has led her to a long life.