Whoopi Goldberg first rose to fame as Celie within the 1985 film, The Shade Purple, and her profession has skyrocketed since then as she has starred in movies together with Sister Act, Sister Act 2, and The Lion King. Whereas Whoopi has had fairly an illustrious profession, she’s additionally had many relationships all through her life together with three marriages – all of which led to divorce. Whereas Whoopi has solely had three marriages, she has been in relationships with others, most notably, Ted Danson from 1992 to 1994 and Frank Langella from 1996 to 2001.
Regardless of being married 3 times, Whoopi revealed in a 2016 interview with the New York Times, that she’s solely been in love as soon as. She additionally defined that she’s “not ” in marriage. “I’m a lot happier alone. I can spend as a lot time with any individual as I need to spend, however I’m not seeking to be with any individual perpetually or reside with somebody. I don’t need any individual in my home,” Whoopi admitted.
Discover out every little thing you might want to learn about her three marriages, beneath.
1. Alvin Martin
Whoopi married Alvin Martin in 1973 when she was simply 18 years previous. In 1973, shortly after getting married, Whoopi and Alvin gave delivery to their daughter, Alex Martin, Whoopi’s solely little one. The couple divorced in 1979 after being married for six years.
Whereas Alex is Whoopi’s solely little one, Alex gave delivery to 3 of her personal kids along with her husband, Bernard Dean, making Whoopi a grandmother.
2. David Claessen
David Claessen, a Dutch cinematographer, was Whoopi’s second husband, whom she married seven years after her divorce from Alvin. David and Whoopi acquired married in 1986 and had been collectively for 2 years, the place they had been publicly pictured at film premieres. The couple acquired divorced in 1988.
3. Lyle Trachtenberg
Lyle Trachtenberg was Whoopi’s third and ultimate husband. Lyle and Whoopi acquired married in 1994, six years after her divorce from David. Sadly, Whoopi and Lyle’s marriage solely lasted a yr as they divorced in 1995.