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Bette Midler

Bette Midler
Midler backstage at the Grammy Awards, February 1990
Personal information
Also known asThe Divine Miss M
OriginHonolulu, Hawaii, U.S. Territory
GenresVocal, pop, adult contemporary, comedy
OccupationSinger, actress, comedian, author, environmentalist, producer
Years active1965 present
LabelsAtlantic (1972 1997)
Warner Bros. (1998 2001)
Columbia (2003 present)
Associated actsBarry Manilow
SpouseMartin von Haselberg (1984 - present)

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Bette Midler (born December 1, 1945) is an American singer, actress, and comedian, also known by her informal stage name, The Divine Miss M. She has starred in highly acclaimed films, such as The Rose, Ruthless People, Beaches, and For The Boys. During her more than forty-year career, Midler has been nominated for two Academy Awards, and won four Grammy Awards, four Golden Globes, three Emmy Awards, and a special Tony Award. She has sold over 30 million albums worldwide.


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