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Is Whoopi Goldberg Married To Husband? Know Her Bio, Age, Career, Net Worth

Whoopi Goldberg married three times, and after getting divorced for the third time, she never tried to remarry again. It raised a lot of questions in media whether she has changed her sexuality. Let’s find out more about her previous marriages and how she managed to answer all the rumors questioning her sexuality after getting divorced in three marriages.

Whoopi Goldberg Marriage Details

Whoopi used to live in New York City and had a boyfriend named Alvin Edward Martin, whom she married in 1973. During the marriage, she was pregnant and expecting a baby.

Alvin Martin was the retired English football player who used to play for West Ham United as a Defender. They were married for six years and separated ways in 1979. It was the longest relationship in all the three marriages Whoopi had. There was speculation that the six years the long relationship was due to their daughter Alex Martin, who was born on 9th May 1973.

Whoopi Goldberg And David Claessen

After the divorce, she focused the next seven years on raising her daughter as a single mum and a divorcee. She decided to give all her time to the kid and raising her in the best way possible. After some time, she met David Claessen, whom she was very impressed. Soon after that the couple married in 1986. David was already working as a skilled cinematographer. However, the second marriage only lasted two years before they split in 1988. The main reason for divorce was constant argument and not looking eye to eye, as explained by Whoopi.

Whoopi Goldberg And Lyle Trachtenberg

Whoopi Goldberg final and third marriage I was on 1st October 1944. Out of three marriages, this was the shortest. Within a year, the pair decides to separate ways and similar to the second marriage, there were no kids.

She confessed in an interview that she never felt genuine love for husbands and also there constant arguments between them that led to the separation.

Did Whoopi Goldberg Became Lesbian?

After the marriage, she had more relationships with boyfriend Ted Danson, Timothy Dalton, and a few others. But she made sure not to get into a serious relationship like marriage this time around. This brought doubt in the fans about her sexuality.

Her unforgettable iconic role of a lesbian played as Jane in ‘Boys on the Side,’ and is a huge advocate, and supporter for LGBT community and their rights added more fire to the rumor of a change in her sexuality.

With so many rumors coming into the picture, she finally explained herself and confirmed that he never had any relationship with the women before and dismissed any allegations about marriage or sexuality.


Rumors surrounding Whoopi Goldberg about her sexuality were not crucial to her, and she paid a lot of attention to a family, which was the most important thing. There has been no spotlight on her former husband’s after the divorce, and her net worth is unknown.

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