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‘The View’ Whoopi Goldberg’s 2022 Net Worth Revealed

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Whoopi Goldberg is known for her sense of humor and high-energy acting skills. She is one of the best-loved and most recognizable figures in American pop culture. Goldberg is currently the host of ABC’s talk show, The View. Given how popular the host is, fans have been curious about her latest net worth in 2022. So, how much is Whoopi Goldberg worth in 2022? Keep reading to find out more!

Whoopi Goldberg Reveals Details Of Her Unique Name

Born as Caryn Elaine Johnson in Manhattan, New York City, in 1955, Goldberg attended a local Catholic school, St. Columba’s. Although she did attend Washington Irving High School, she dropped out later on. There is a funny story behind her name. Whoopi revealed that her stage name was actually inspired by the Whoopee Cushion.

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She described, “When you’re performing on stage, you never really have time to go into the bathroom and close the door. So if you get a little gassy, you’ve got to let it go. So people used to say to me, ‘You’re like a whoopee cushion.’ And that’s where the name came from.”

Whoopi Goldberg Worked As A Waitress Before Starting Acting

During the 1970s, the actress had a couple of different jobs that include working as a waitress, bank teller, bricklayer, and mortuary cosmetologist. Later on, she joined the Blake Street Hawkeyes theatre group and started giving acting and comedy classes. Actress and singer Courtney Love was one of her acting students. Goldberg was also a part of several theater productions.

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Her first onscreen appearance was in Citizen: I’m Not Losing My Mind, I’m Giving It Away released in 1982. Later on, she created a one-woman show comprised of several character monologues titled Whoopi Goldberg in 1983. The play also made it to Broadway and ran for 156 performances. Her major big-screen break came with the movie The Color Purple in 1985 where she was cast as Cecile. The movie was also a commercial and critical success. It was nominated for a total of 11 Oscars including one for Goldberg in the Best Actress category.

Whoopi Goldberg Gets $8 Million/Year For Hosting The View

Given her successful acting and hosting career, Whoopi Goldberg has a net worth of $60 Million in 2022. Her stint as a host & moderator on The View gets her an annual salary of $8 Million. Whoopi joined the series in 2001 replacing Rosie O’Donnell. As per Celebrity Net Worth, her debut as a host on the talk show garnered about 3.4 Million viewers. It was also a great move for the makers as it brought a 7 percent viewership increase as compared to the previous season with O’Donnell.

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Apart from her movies and talk show career, she has also authored several non-fiction and children’s books. She is also an entrepreneur who cofounded Whoopi & Maya which is dedicated to manufacturing medical cannabis products for relief from menstrual cramps.

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  1. Yes, I watch the View daily when Whoopi is hosting the show. I think
    she has an interesting point of view on topics unlight any other host, she has a way of making you think about stuff differently.

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