Bernadette Peters
Bernadette Peters
Real Name/Full Name Bernadette Peters
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Bernadette Peters
Birth Place: Ozone Park, New York, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 28 February 1948
Age/How Old: 76 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 162 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 3″
Weight: In Kilograms – 58 Kg
In Pounds – 127 lbs
Eye Color: Dark brown
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Peter Lazzara
Mother – Marguerite Lazzara
Siblings: Joseph Lazzara and Donna DeSeta
School: Quintano School, John Adams High School
College: N/A
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Michael Wittenberg
(m. 1996; died 2005)
Kids/Children Name: None
Profession: Actress, author, singer
Net Worth: $50 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Bernadette Peters is one of the few personalities who have dominated the entertainment industry for several decades. She is an actress, author, and singer who for the last five decades have starred in film, television, and musical theatres. She has also released several albums and written many children’s books. She is a four-time Grammy Award winner and has also won the Tony Award twice.

Well, how well do you know about Bernadette Peters? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Bernadette Peters’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography, and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Bernadette Peters to date.

Biography and Early Life

Bernadette was born on 28 February 1948 into an American-Sicilian family and her birthplace was Ozone Park, New York City. She is the daughter of Peter Lazzar who was a driver and Marguerite Lazzar, who had three children with the actress being the youngest. When she was three and a half years old, her mother put her on the television show Juvenile Jury and by the time she was nine she obtained the Actors Equity Card.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Bernadette Peters in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Bernadette Peters’s age is 76 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024 having been born on 28 February 1948. Though, she is 5′ 3″ in feet and inches and 162 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 127 lbs in Pound and 58kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark brown and hair color is Brown.


Having started acting at a tender age of three, Peters’ parents did not seem to be in a hurry to put her to school. When she was a teenager, she enrolled at the Quintano School for Young Professionals. This was a then private school that most famous people attended. After completing her studies at the institution, she joined John Adams High School for her secondary education.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

In 1977, the actress began dating a guy by the name of Steve Martin and their love blossomed for four years before calling it to quit. Their break-up came as a result of her appearing on the cover of the Playboy Magazine in lingerie. She then got involved with different men and finally, she fell for Michael Wittenberg who was an investment adviser.

The two tied the knot in July 1996 at Millbrook, New York. On 23 September 2005, Michael died in a plane crash while on a business trip. They had no children and the actress has been single since then.

Is Bernadette Peters Lesbian?

Peters is neither gay nor a lesbian. Although she is currently single, she was once married to Michael Wittenberg, who passed away in 2005. Before the marriage, she was involved with different guys and there is no mention of her being a lesbian or gay. She is currently enjoying her single life to the maximum.

Professional Career

Peters began her acting career at a very tender age, getting her Actors Equity Card at the mere age of nine. She made several stage appearances and also recorded her first single in 1964. She focused more on her acting after graduating from high school, and she made her Broadway debut in 1967, on the play Johnny No-Trump.

In 1973, she had her first appearance on television and in films, and she appeared in Silent Movie, Pink, Annie, The Jerk, and Pennies from Heaven among many others. By this time, her career was at the peak, and she was getting several offers as an actress. She then appeared on Coming Up Roses, It Runs in the Family, and Wine and Kisses.

As a singer, Bernadette has recorded a total of six solo albums and numerous singles. Her albums include Bernadette Peters, Gee Whiz, Now Playing, I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight, Sondheim, and many others. Three of her albums have been nominated for Grammy Awards.

As an author of children’s book, Peters has written three books. These are Broadway Barks, Stella is a Star, and Stella and Charlie Friends Forever. Peters has written the songs on the books and has also sung some of them.


As a multitalented personality, Peters has won different awards like the Theatre World Award, Drama Desk Award, and the Tony Award multiple times. She has also won the Golden Globe Award and has been nominated for the Grammy Award three times. Other nominations were for the Primetime Emmy Award, and the Daytime Emmy Award.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Bernadette Peters in 2024

Bernadette Peters Net Worth
Bernadette Peters Net Worth

As of 2024, The estimated net worth for Peters is $50 million. This comes as no surprise because she started acting at the age of three. The wealth has come from acting, singing, and also writing children’s books. This wealth is likely to increase further because she is still active in show biz.

Bernadette Peters has been in the entertainment industry for more than five decades, and she does not show any signs of leaving any time soon. Her mother put her into acting when she was a small child and even after she grew up, she decided to follow the same path. She is one of the few multitalented entertainers we have today because she apart from acting, has recorded multiple albums and also written books for children. She is a good example to emulate.


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