Bette Midler net worth: Bette Midler is an iconic American singer and actress who has a net worth of $200 million. Bette Midler, also known as The Divine Miss M, was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on December 1, 1945. She was named for the actress Bette Davis, though she pronounces her name with one syllable instead of two. She majored in drama at the University of Hawaii, though she attended only three semesters. In 1964 she was cast as an extra in the film "Hawaii", playing a seasick passenger. In 1965 Bette relocated to New York City, and was cast in the off-off Broadway plays "Miss Nefertiti Regrets" and "Cinderella Revisited". In 1966 to 1969 she played in "Fiddler On The Roof" on Broadway, during which time her sister Judith was tragically killed by a taxi cab. In 1970, Midler began performing at a local gay bathhouse, and became quite close with her accompanist, Barry Manilow, who produced her first album. During her run of "Tommy" in 1971, she was asked to appear on "The Tonight Show" and from there her fame skyrocketed. During her career she was been nominated for two Academy Awards, won four Grammys, four Golden Globes, three Emmy Awards, and a special Tony Award. Bette most recently concluded a two-year run of her Las Vegas show "Bette Midler: The Showgirl Must Go On" and she has confirmed she will be releasing a new album of love songs in the summer of 2010.