Bernadette Peters
Bernadette Peters
Celebrated Name: Bernadette Peters
Real Name/Full Name: Bernadette Peters
Gender: Female
Age: 76 years old
Birth Date: 28 February 1948
Birth Place: Ozone Park, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.6 m
Weight: 65 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Michael Wittenberg (m. 1996–2005)
Children: No
Profession: American actress, singer, and children’s book author
Net Worth in 2024: $50 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Widely recognised as one of the biggest Broadway stars, Bernadette Peters is an actress who has diversified her skills in many spheres. Other than her flawless acting, she is also known for her sizzling musical performances. In both the fields, she has made a successful career and amassed a huge net worth.

Maybe you know about Bernadette Peters very well But do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Bernadette Peters’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early life

Born as Bernadette Lazzara into a Sicilian American family on February 28, 1948, in Queens, New York, Bernadette Peters is an American actress, singer, and an acclaimed children’s book author. She is the youngest of her three siblings. Bernadette belongs to a middle-class family.

Her father, Peter, used to drive a bread delivery truck while her mother, Marguerite, was the owner of new-founded show business. Since Bernadette was highly active in the glamour world since the very early age, she could hardly focus on her studies. To sharpen her acting and singing skills, she attended ‘Quintano’s School for Young Professional’. There is not much information about her educational background.

As her professional career, her personal life has also been on a roller-coaster. She first came into a relationship with actor Steve Martin. Their relationship was quite smooth, and they remained together for four years. When they broke off, Bernadette remained single for an extended period. Finally, in 1996, she married Michael Wittenberg, who was an investment adviser. The couple remained together until Michael’s death in 2005 due to a plane crash. Bernadette has no kids.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 28 February 1948, Bernadette Peters is 76 years old as of today’s date 25th May 2024. Her height is 1.6 m tall, and her weight is 65 kg.


Bernadette set her feet in the show business when she was nearly four years old. At that time, her mother had started a new TV show named Juvenile Jury, and she cast Bernadette as the lead members of the show. The show was not very successful, yet it made Bernadette famous as a child artist.

Just after this show, she appeared in a few other TV shows. At the age of 10, she made her Broadway debut with the play ‘Johnny-No-Trump’. During her teenage, she appeared in several TV shows, gameplays, and on-stage performances but none of them could earn a ground-breaking success for her. She had to wait until 1968 to taste success.

In 1968, she won ‘Theater World Award’ for the play ‘George M!’ and made the sensational headlines. The same year, she also garnered considerable acclaim for parody musical play ‘Dames at Sea’. By the time she has turned into a beautiful lady from a cute teenager, so she stepped into acting for a while. She has appeared in nearly 30 movies over her entire career.

‘The Jerk’, ‘Pennies from Heaven’, and ‘It Runs in the Family’ are the most popular ones. After a few successful years in acting, she again stepped into singing. From the theatre roles to her recordings, she established a diverse career in music. She achieved more success in singing than the acting.

Awards & achievements

In her varied career, Bernadette has won several awards & nominations. She has won 3 Tony Awards, 1 Grammy Award, 3 Drama Desk Awards, and 1 Golden Globe Award.

Net Worth & Salary of Bernadette Peters in 2024

Bernadette Peters Net Worth
Bernadette Peters Net Worth

Today, Bernadette is a 70-year-old lady, and out of these 70 years, she has spent 67 years in the glamour world. Means, she has been earning money when she was only three years old. With the fact, you can assume her net worth. Over her 6-7 decades-long career, she has achieved huge success as an actress and a singer.

These two professions are her primary sources of earning. Moreover, she has also made the right amount of money as an author of children’s book. She has written three popular books. She has a whopping net worth of $50 million as of May 2024.

Be it her beauty, acting, writing, or singing; there is something gripping that makes the people fall for her. She is, indeed, a versatile lady.


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