The talents of actress, comedian, singer, and playwright Bette Midler are well-known. She was conceived on December 1, 1945, in Honolulu, Hawaii. She attended Radford High School in Honolulu, where she won the titles of “Most Talkative” and “Most Dramatic” in the school’s Hoss Elections in 1961. While a student at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, she majored in acting.
While attending the institution, she pledged to the sorority Delta Phi Epsilon and has since left the organization. In the 1965 off-off-Broadway productions of Miss Nefertiti Regrets and Cinderella Revisited, a daytime children’s play and a nocturnal adult version, respectively, she had her first professional theater role.
She portrayed Tzeitel in the Broadway production of Fiddler on the Roof from 1966 to 1969. In 1995, she established the New York Restoration Project (NYRP). It is a nonprofit with the mission of reviving underutilized neighborhood parks in New York City’s economically underprivileged areas. She was honored at the Medallion Ceremony in December 2021 with the Kennedy Center Honor for her lifetime of accomplishments in the performing arts.
She has won numerous awards throughout her almost 50-year career, including four Golden Globes, three Grammys, three Primetime Emmys, two Tonys, a Kennedy Center Honor, and nominations for two Academy Awards and a British Academy Film Award.
Bette Midler Family
Bette Midler was born into a family of six. This includes her parents, three siblings and herself.
Bette Midler Parents
Bette Midler’s parents are Fred Midler and Ruth Schindel. Her dad was a housepainter whiles her mum was a seamstress.
Bette Midler Husband
Bette Midler is married to Martin Von Haselberg. Martin is also an actor and they both starred in the film Hocus Pocus. The two got married on December 16, 1984.
Bette Midler Children
Bette Midler has a daughter with her husband. She is Sophie von Haselberg, born on November 14, 1986 in Los Angeles, California in the U.S.A. She attended Yale University and currently works as an actress like her mum.
Bette Midler Grandchildren
Bette Midler has no grandchildren yet.
Bette Midler Siblings
Bette Midler has three siblings, two sisters, Susan and Judith Midler and a brother., Daniel Midler. Her sister, Judith died in 1968 at a young age.