Roseanne Barr Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

Roseanne Barr Biography
  • Name: Roseanne Barr
  • Age: 65 years old
  • Height: 5ft 2in (158 cm)
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Net Worth: US $80 Million
  • Status: Alive

Roseanne Barr is an Emmy Award-winning American actress, comedian, television producer and writer. She won multiple accolades for her self-titled ABC sitcom Roseanne (1988-97, 2018-). Her television credits include The Roseanne Show, Roseanne’s Nuts, and Last Comic Standing. She voiced the lead character “Maggie” for the animated film, Home on the Range (2004). Other notable films include She-Devil (1989) and Look Who’s Talking Too (1990). Roseanne Cherrie Barr was born on November 3, 1952, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Her father, Jerry, worked as a salesman, and her mother, Helen, as a bookkeeper and cashier. She has three younger siblings, Geraldine, Stephanie and Ben. Barr attended East High School in Salt Lake City. She was hit by a car at age 16. The incident left her institutionalized for several months.

Barr moved to Denver, Colorado, in 1970. She married ‘Bill Pentland’ in 1974 and they had 3 children. The marriage ultimately ended in divorce in 1990. Barr began her stand-up career in the 1980s. She performed at various clubs throughout Denver and other popular Colorado cities. Her early stand-up routines were based on her experiences as a wife and mother (domestic goddess). She made her first of many appearances on The Tonight Show in 1985, followed by the Late Night with David Letterman in 1986. Barr hosted her first comedy special ‘The Roseanne Barr Show’ on HBO in 1987. Her performance resulted in an American Comedy Award for funniest female performer in a TV special. She would later turn down the role of “Peg Bundy” for the Fox sitcom Married… with Children.

Barr’s very own sitcom ‘Roseanne’ premiered on ABC on October 18, 1988. The show was created by Matt Williams and co-starred John Goodman. It ran for 9 seasons from 1988 to 1997. Barr’s lead role as “Roseanne Conner” won her multiple awards, including an Emmy, a Golden Globe and 3 American Comedy Awards. The show returned to ABC for a short-lived 10th season in March 2018. Barr hosted and served as executive producer of The Roseanne Show (1998-2000). She starred in the HBO Comedy Special ‘Blonde and Bitchin’ in 2006. Her television credits include Roseanne’s Nuts, Last Comic Standing, 3rd Rock from the Sun, The Office, and General Hospital. She starred as “Joyce Jackson” in the TV film The Woman Who Loved Elvis (1993). She was cast as the “Wicked Witch” in a 1997 NYC production of The Wizard of Oz. Barr starred as “Ruth Patchett” in the black comedy, She-Devil (1989). She appeared with John Travolta and Kirstie Alley in Look Who’s Talking Too (1990). She made cameos in Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991) with Robert Englund, Meet Wally Sparks (1997) with Rodney Dangerfield, and Cecil B. Demented (2000) with Melanie Griffith.

In addition to television, Barr is a writer and politician. Her first book ‘My Life As a Woman’ was published in October 1989 by Harper & Row. A second book ‘My Lives’ followed in February 1994. It was published by Ballantine Books. Her third book ‘Roseannearchy: Dispatches from the Nut Farm’ was released in January 2011 by Gallery Books. Barr began her political career in 2012. She ran but lost the Green Party’s presidential nomination to Dr. Jill Stein. However, Barr didn’t give up on her political dream. She ran and was chosen as the 2012 presidential nominee for the Peace and Freedom Party (California-based). Barr supported and voted for Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential race.

Roseanne Barr stands 5ft 2in tall and she’s of Jewish ancestry. She’s been in show business for more than 30 years. Her personal net worth is around $80 million. Barr has been married three times. Her husbands were Bill Pentland (1974-90), Tom Arnold (1990-94) and Ben Thomas (1995-2002). All three marriages ended in divorce. Barr has five children, Brandi Brown, Jake Pentland, Jessica Pentland, Jennifer Pentland and Buck Thomas. She began a relationship with film score composer ‘Johnny Argent’ in 2003. The couple connected online for the first time in 2002. They currently reside in Big Island, Hawaii. Barr announced her macular degeneration and glaucoma diagnosis in 2015. She uses medical marijuana to help reduce fluid pressure insider her eyes.

Roseanne Barr Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Roseanne Barr Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: Roseanne Cherrie Barr
  • Birthday: November 3, 1952
  • How Old : Age: 65 years old
  • Place of Birth: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • How Tall : Height: 5ft 2in (158 cm)
  • Occupation: Actress, Comedian, Writer, Politician
  • Years Active: 1985-present
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $80 Million
  • Marriage(s): Bill Pentland, Tom Arnold, Ben Thomas
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive

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