Bernadette Peters is an American singer, actress and children’s book author. She was born as Bernadette Lazzara on 28th February, 1948 at Queens, New York City. As per the Bernadette Peters bio in the web Peters is a recipient of two Tony awards along with one honorary award out of seven nomination and three Drama Desk Awards out of nine nominations and is one of the most critically-acclaimed Broadway performers. Peters starred on four of the Broadway cast albums which has won Grammy awards.
Peters started her career at the age of three and half where Peters mother Marguerite put her on a show named Juvenile Jury. After that, by the age of five, Peter started to appear on different shows such as Name That Tune and The Horn and Hardart Children’s Hour. By the age of nine, Peters obtained her Actors Equity card and then debuted on the stage with This is Google. After studying in the Quintano School for Young professional Peters appeared on the Gypsy Tour by the age of thirteen. Peters was also starred as guest in The Muppet Show. Peters also appeared in other television show such as Boston Legal, Ugly Betty, Smash, Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce and Grey’s anatomy. Peters has also recorded six solo albums and also been in concerts. Talking about Bernadette Peters movies, in the beginning of 1973, Peters appeared in 33 television movies or feature films which includes Mel Brooks which is 1976 film, Silent Movie, Annie in 1982, Pink Cardillac in 1989 being the co-star wit Clint Eastwood, and Woody Allen’s Alice in 1990, The Jerk, Pennies From Heaven through which Peters won Golden Globe Award, The New Yorker etc. Peters has Broadway and off Broadway appearances in Sally and Marsh, Song and Dance, Into the woods, Anyone can Whistle, The Goodbye Girl, Love Letters etc. Recently, Peters has appeared in a TV show named The Good Fight in 2017. Before that in 2016, Peters was in a TV show named Mozart in the Jungle.
In 1979, Peters starred opposite to Steve Martin in The Jerk. Peters won the Golden Globe Award from a movie named Pennies from Heaven in 1981. In 2003, Peters appeared in a movie named It Runs in the Family as a wife of Michael Douglas’s character. Then, Peters appeared as a rich American in Come le formiche (Wine and Kisses). After that she played a role of a former musical comedy actress in Coming Up Roses which was released in 2012. Bernadette Peters net worth is about $40 million which is the accumulated lump sum from her movies.
Bernadette Peters husband name is Michaele Wittenberg who was an investment adviser. Peters got married with her husband in July 20, 1996. Unfortunately, Wittenberg died in a helicopter accident while travelling for a business trip on September 26, 2005. Bernadette Peters fitness lies on her meditation and Italian feast where she starts her day with a cup of coffee and three slice of grape fruit. Peters is 5 feet and 8 inch tall and weighs around 58kg and her body measurement is 36-27-32.Peters is been doing cardio, running intervals, and weight lifting and having a diet plan which includes protein, vegetables and salads. She has also been meditating and practicing singing lessons. Bernadette Peters is active in social media such as Face book. Peters face book page has about 115,000 likes however it is difficult to find the actual Instagram page of Peters. The detailed information on Peters can be retrieved from Wikipedia.