Barbara Walters vs Oprah Winfrey

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American broadcaster
Director/Producer, Entrepreneur, Personality, Philanthropist
$170 Million
Net worth 2018
$2.67 Billion
TV Anchors
Industry
Celebrity
Boston
Residence
Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States
United States
Country
United States
25/09/1929
BirthDay
29/01/1954
1.65 m
Height
1.69 m
Miami Beach Senior High School, Miami, FL, BA English, Sarah Lawrence College (1953),
Education
Bachelor of Arts / Science, Tennessee State University
NET WORTH STATISTIC
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2014

She has announced that she will retire fully in May 2014

1997

She along with Bill Geddie conceived the idea for the talk show ‘The View’ that has aired on ABC since August 1997

1981

Her third marriage was to Merv Adelson, the CEO of Lorimar television in 1981

1979

She worked as the co-host and producer of the television newsmagazine ‘20/20’ for 25 years from 1979 till 2004

1977

She conducted a joint interview of Egypt’s President Anwar Al Sadat, and Israel’s Prime Minister, Menachem Begin in November 1977

1976

While working with ABC she had served as a commentator on news specials like presidential inaugurations and as moderator between candidates Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford during the 1976 Presidential Elections

1974

She became the first female co-host of ‘The Today Show’ in 1974

1963

She married Lee Guber, a theatrical producer and theater owner in 1963

1961

She joined NBC’s ‘The Today Show’ as a writer and researcher in 1961 and soon became the show’s regular ‘Today Girl’

1955

In 1955 she became a writer of ‘The Morning Show’ at CBS

1953

In 1953, she produced a 15- minute children’s program, ‘Ask the Camera’ which was directed by Roone Arledge

1947

Her family later moved to New York City where she attended high school at Birch Wathen School and graduated in 1947