Bette Midler Net Worth

August 25, 2023
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Bette Midler was born on the 1st December 1945, in Honolulu, Hawaii USA of Jewish descent. She is a singer, songwriter, actress and film producer which are all sources of Bette Midler’s fame and net worth. As well as winning four Golden Globe Awards, three Grammy Awards, three Emmies and the Tony Award, she was nominated for two Academy Awards. Midler is known for having sold more than 30 million records all over the world. She has been active in show business since 1966.

How much money has Bette accumulated over her long-spanned career? It has been reported that the overall size of Bette Midler’s net worth currently stands at $220 million. It should be mentioned that Bette earned more than $5.5 million alone from the soundtrack album from the film “The Rose” (1979).


Bette Midler Net Worth $220 Million


Bette Midler grew up in Aiea, Hawai where she was educated at Radford High School. Later, she studied drama at the University of Hawaii but dropped out with a view to pursuing a career as an actress. Bette debuted in the film “Hawaii” (1966) with a small role, and using the money she earned moved to New York City. She landed roles in several off-Broadway plays and sang in the gay bathhouse to earn a living. In 1971, she landed the role in the rock opera “Tommy” (1971) and showed herself in “The Tonight Show”. Then, her fame has shot up with the release of her debut album “The Divine Miss M” (1972), which brought her the first Grammy Award as the Best New Artist. The singles “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” (1972), “Friends” (1972) and “Do You Wanna Dance” (1972) topped the Billboard Top 100. More, the album became multi platinum according to sales in USA and Canada. This was her first step towards fame, success and fortune, since which Bette Midler has released 39 singles, 14 studio albums, 10 music videos, four live albums, six compilation albums, four video albums, four soundtracks and other releases. The most successful studio albums which were also certified according to sales were “Bette Midler” (1973), “Some People’s Lives” (1990), “Bette of Roses” (1995), “Bathhouse Betty” (1998), “Sings the Rosemary Clooney Songbook” (2003) and “It’s the Girls!” (2014). All of them added much financially to the net worth of Bette Midler.

Despite being an icon singer, Midler is also an outstanding actress. She won awards for her lead role in the drama film “The Rose” directed by Mark Rydell. In addition to the success of the film, critical acclaim and box office success, the soundtrack album released under the same name was certified multi-platinum and hit the charts, too. Other films that brought Midler awards and fame have included “Ruthless People” (1986), “Outrageous Fortune” (1987), “Big Business” (1988), “For the Boys” (1991), “Gypsy” (1993), “Get Shorty” (1995) and “The First Wives Club” (1996). It should be said that Bette has landed roles in more than 35 feature films and 27 television production items, which have increased the net worth of Bette Midler, too.

It looks like Bette was born with a silver spoon in her mouth as she has landed a successful multi-faceted career, and created a perfect family. In 1984, she married the artist Martin von Haselberg with whom she is apparently happy up to date. The family has one child, a daughter Sophie von Haselberg.

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