Barbara Walters has an estimated networth of $150 million. Barbara Jill Walters was born September 25, 1929 in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1951 she received a B.A. in English from Sarah Lawrence College. Walter's joined NBC's "The Today Show" as a writer in 1961, and soon moved up to become the show's regular "Today Girl" and doing light assignments and weather. In 1974 she was officially named the shows first female co-host. Walters also joined Hugh Downs on the ABC newsmagazine 20/20, appearing as a commentator and a moderator of presidential debates.
As of 2004 she is in semi-retirement in broadcast journalism. In July of 2007 Walters received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She has won a GLAAD media award, and several Daytime and Primetime Emmy awards. Walters is currently one of the co-hosts of the daytime talk show "The View". She has been married three times. The first time to Robert Henry Katz, a business executive. They were married from June of 1955 to 1958. Her second marriage was to theatrical producer Lee Guber from 1963 to 1976. Finally she was wed to Merv Anderson, the CEO of Lorimar Television, from 1986 to 1992. She has one daughter.