Name: Barbara Walters
Birth Name: 
Barbra Jill Walters
Birth Date: 
September 25, 1931
Birth Place: 
Brookline, MA
Journalist / TV Host
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # 641

Scarlett Johansson Tells Barbara Walters: “I Don’t Like My Thighs, My Midsection”

Posted Monday December 15, 2014 7:13 PM GMT

She’s one of Barbara Walters' 10 Most Fascinating People of 2014 and Scarlett Johansson can’t understand why she’s considered to be eye candy.

In her interview, the “We Bought a Zoo” actress confessed, “It’s an okay body. I wouldn't say it's particularly remarkable, though. I don't like my thighs, my midsection."


Barbara Walters Brings Back "Most Fascinating People" Special: See Who Made the List!

Posted Tuesday October 21, 2014 12:11 PM GMT

She stepped away from her seat on "The View," but Barbara Walters isn't ready to give up her annual special reflecting on the year passed.

On Tuesday (October 21), the retired television personality revealed that she is set to host her "10 Most Fascinating People" special this year and unveiled a few of the featured names on her list.


Barbara Walters Shares Personal Cancer Scare

Posted Friday October 10, 2014 1:03 PM GMT

She’s experienced so many different things in her 85 years on the earth, but one of Barbara Walters' most harrowing moments occurred when she discovered she might have breast cancer.

During her speech at the Breast Cancer Research Symposium and Awards luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel on Thursday (October 9), the “View” mastermind recounted the occasion.


Barbara Walters: Clint Eastwood Was the One That Got Away!

Posted Thursday June 12, 2014 4:23 PM GMT

She’s met thousands of famous folks during her long and distinguished journalism career, but Barbara Walters has a special place in her heart for one particular celebrity.


Barbara Walters Ends Run on "The View" with Visits from Oprah & Hilary Clinton

Posted Friday May 16, 2014 1:55 PM GMT

Today is the end of an era as Barbara Walters says goodbye to her hosting chair on “The View,” and given her strong reputation in the journalism world, it’s no surprise that a few very important guests stopped by the ABC set to send her off.


Every Former Host Returns for Barbara Walters’ Retirement from “The View”

Posted Thursday May 15, 2014 1:46 PM GMT

In honor of Barbara Walters' retirement, “The View” welcomed back every co-host from its past on Thursday’s broadcast (May 15).


“The View” Announces Massive Reunion for Barbara Walters’ Retirement

Posted Wednesday April 16, 2014 1:10 PM GMT

For 17 years “The View” has been a constant source of inspiration and insightful discourse, and in honor of Barbara Walters' retirement ABC will bring back all 11 hosts.

According to ABC Entertainment’s Paul Lee, Meredith Vieira, Joy Behar, Star Jones, Sherri Shepherd, Jenny McCarthy, Whoopi Goldberg, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Rosie O’Donnell, Lisa Ling and Debbie Matenopoulos will all return for a grand finale on Thursday, May 15th.


Barbara Walters’ Final “View” Segment Slated for May

Posted Monday April 7, 2014 9:25 AM GMT

She’s had an unbelievably successful run in the entertainment industry and Barbara Walters is ready to call it quits.

The highly-respected journalist will bring a close to her tenure on “The View” on May 16th and later that night ABC News will air a two-hour special about her life and career.