Whoopi Goldberg: biography and latest news!

  • Occupation: Actress
  • Real name : Caryn Elaine Johnson
  • Sign : Scorpio
  • Date of birth : Sunday 13 November 1955 (age: 65)
  • Country: United States

Born in New York on November 13, 1955 under the name of Caryn Elaine Johnson, Whoopi Goldberg is an American actress and producer.After a debut in the theater, she played her first film role in the film The Color Purple, and thanks to her performance obtained a first nomination for an Oscar.In 1991, she knows the consecration thanks to her role as a psychic coming to the aid of Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore in Ghost: for her performance, Whoopi Goldberg won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor. A year later, she definitively established her worldwide fame with the comedy Sister Act in which she plays a former cabaret singer who became a gospel queen in a convent. The 90’s were a good time for Whoopi, who made a string of successful films such as Corinna, Corinna, Made in America, The Player, Bogus and The Associate.Besides her film career, Whoopi Goldberg revealed herself on television in the 2000’s, creating her own series called Whoopi. For several years, she also provides columns in the American program The View. This program, broadcast on the ABC channel and intended for an audience of women, includes discussions on current events. In her personal life, Whoopi Goldberg has had three husbands and has lived with two other men. She had her first daughter at 18, who became a mother at 16. Whoopi is now a grandmother at only 34 years old.