Who is Bette Midler?

Bette Midler is an American actress, singer, and comedian who have been involved in the entertainment industry from 1965 to date. During her entire career, she has received many prestigious awards for her work in the various entertainment field. She started her career as being a cabaret dancer and eventually became one of the most successful singers in the music field.

Quick Info
Full NameBette Midler
Birth DateDecember 1, 1945
Birth PlaceHonolulu, Hawaii
FatherFred Midler
MotherRuth Midler
SiblingsJudith Midler, Susan Midler, and Daniel Midler
Age74 years old
Height5 feet and 1 inch (1.55m/155cm)
Weight50kgs (110lbs)
Body Measurement35-25-35 inches
HusbandMartin von Haselberg
DaughterSophie von Haselberg
Net Worth$230 million

Apart from singing, she is also an actress who has appeared in many stage plays, films, and television shows. She landed her motion film debut in the drama film ‘The Rose’ in 1970 which received nominations for best actress. Likewise, her debut single track was released in 1972 called ‘Do You Want to Dance.’ To date, she has released her 14 studio albums and 39 single songs. Some of her popular albums are ‘The Divine Miss M,’ ‘Bette Midler,’ ‘Some People’s Lives’ etc. Moreover, Bette’s hands are also on charitable works.

Bette Midler


Bette was born on December 1, 1945, with the name Bette Midler, in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was born to father Fred Midler who was a painter and to mother Ruth Midler who was a housewife and seamstress. Bette grew alongside two sisters and a brother named Judith Midler, Susan Midler, and Daniel Midler respectively. She is currently 74 years old with a Sagittarius sun sign.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Bette Midler holds an American nationality. She is from a Jewish family background. Besides, she stands 5 feet and 1 inch (1.55m/155cm) tall and weighs around 50kgs (110lbs). Her body measures 35-25-35 inches respectively. She has a beautiful pair of brown-colored eyes with blonde colored hair.


Bette Midler attended Radford High School and for her further studies, she enrolled at the University of Hawaii. But she dropped out after her third semester.

Personal Life

Bette Midler got married to Martin von Haselberg on December 16, 1984.  This couple together has a daughter who was born on November 14, 1986, named Sophie von Haselberg who is also an actress.

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Bette Midler is active in her social media accounts. Her Instagram account (@bettemidler) has 1.2 million followers and her Twitter account (@BetteMidler) have 1.9 million followers. She also has her own YouTube channel with her own name with 26.2 thousand subscribers.



Bette Midler has made an uncredited role in a 1966 film named ‘Hawaii.’ She also has an uncredited role in the 1986 film ‘The Detective’ and in the 1969 film ‘Goodbye, Columbus.’ Her first motion film was in 1979 film ‘The Rose’ as Mary Rose Foster. She also appeared in a concert film in 1980 named ‘Divine Madness!’ Between 1985 to 1992 she has appeared in various films. To name a few they are ‘Ruthless People,’ ‘Down and Out in Beverly Hills,’ ‘Big Business,’ ‘The Lottery’, and many more.

She also ventured as a producer in the film ‘Beaches’ in 1988 and in ‘For the Boys’ in 1991. She has also acted in a documentary named ‘A Century of Cinema’ in 1994. Likewise, some of her other films are ‘That Old Feeling’ in 1997, ‘Get Bruce’ in 1999, and in ‘Isn’t She Great’ in 2000. She also had an uncredited role in the 2000 film ‘What Women Want.’ Similarly, she has also lent her voice in the movies ‘Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore’ in 2010 and ‘The Addams Family’ in 2019. Recently, she has appeared in the 2020 film ‘The Glorias’ as Bella Abzug.


Talking about her television career, she has appeared in many television special shows like ‘The Bette Midler Show,’ ‘Rolling Stone Magazine: The 10th Anniversary,’ ‘Art or Bust,’ ‘   The Earth Day Special’ and many more. Likewise, in 1984 she has also hosted MTV Video Music Awards. She has also appeared in a television film named ‘Gypsy’ in 1993 as Mama Rose.  She has also been an executive producer and actress in the sitcom ‘Bette’ from 2000 to 2001. During the years 2005 to 2010 she has appeared in many series like ‘American Masters,’ ‘Loose Women,’ ‘The Showgirl Must Go On,’ ‘Inside Comedy,’ ‘The Politician’ and many more. She has also been an adviser in the singing competition show ‘The Voice.’

Bette Midler


Bette Midler attracted audiences with her singing in 1970 while she was singing at a bathhouse. She then released her debut album ‘The Divine Miss M’ in 1972 with Atlantic Records. This album had tracks like ‘Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,’ ‘Chapel of Love,’ ‘Hello In There,’ ‘Friends’ and ‘Do You Want to Dance?’ The next year, she again released her second album named ‘Bette Midler.’ Likewise, in 1976 and 1977 her third and fourth album was released respectively. Her third album ‘Songs for the New Depression’ ranked at number 27 on the ‘Billboard 200’ while her fourth album named was ‘Broken Blossom.’

In 1979, she released her fifth studio album named ‘Thighs and Whispers’ and in 1983 she released her sixth album titled ‘No Frills.’ This album had some popular singles like ‘All I Need to Know,’ ‘Favourite Waste of Time’, and ‘Beast of Burden.’ Her seventh album was ‘Some People’s Lives’ released in 1990 out of which the famous song was ‘From a Distance.’ Similarly, she has released a total of 14 studio albums to date. Her eighth album studio to recently released album studios are ‘Bette of Roses’ in 1995, ‘Bathhouse Betty’ in 1998, ‘Bette’ in 2000, ‘Sings the Rosemary Clooney Songbook’ in 2003, ‘Sings the Peggy Lee Songbook’ in 2005, ‘Cool Yule’ in 2006 and ‘It’s the Girls!’ in 2014.


Bette Midler has received many nominations and awards for her contribution to work in the acting and music field. Some of the prestigious awards she has received are Golden Globe Awards four times, Grammy Awards for three times, People’s Choice Award for two times, Primetime Emmy Awards for three-time, and a Tony Award.

Net Worth

Bette Midler is a multitalented personality that has gained massive name, fame, and money as well. As of 2020, the net worth is approximately $230 million.