Bette Midler

Bette Midler

American singer-songwriter
Powerful and versatile singer whose outsized personality later lent itself to a successful career in movies and on stage.
BornDecember 1, 1945
HometownHonolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
Net worth$250 million
Height5'1" (1.55m)
SpouseMartin von Haselberg (m 1984 - present) , The Kipper Kids (m 1984 - present)
ChildrenSophie von Haselberg
ParentsFred Midler , Ruth Schindel
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Videos

‘Bette Midler, Kiss Her Hiney’: West Virginia Gov. Justice Flashes Dog's Behind During State Address

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice flashed his dog’s behind as he hit out at critics during his 2022 State of the State address on Thursday, January 27.Justice concluded his address by bringing up his bulldog, named Babydog, picking her up, turning her rear-end to the audience, and saying “Babydog tells Bette Midler and all those out there, kiss her hiney.”The move was met by laughter and a standing ovation from the West Virginia Legislature.In December 2021, Midler had tweeted criticism of West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, saying he was “just like his state, West Virginia. Poor, illiterate and strung out." Credit: West Virginia Public Broadcasting via Storyful
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AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2001Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or ComedyBetteNominated
1997Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Music ProgramBette Midler: Diva Las VegasWinner
1994Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or MovieGypsy (1993 film)Nominated
1994Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture MadeGypsy (1993 film)Winner
1992Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyFor the BoysWinner