Betty White's Net Worth At The Time Of Her Death Might Surprise You

Actress, comedian, and television legend Betty White has died at the age of 99. "Even though Betty was about to be 100, I thought she would live forever," her agent and friend, Jeff Witjas, told People. "I will miss her terribly and so will the animal world that she loved so much. I don't think Betty ever feared passing because she always wanted to be with her most beloved husband Allen Ludden. She believed she would be with him again."


White has been a television fixture since the 1940s, per Biography. Beginning in 1952, she starred in "Life with Elizabeth," a sitcom which she also produced. While appearing as a celebrity guest on the show "Password," she met husband Allen Ludden, the show's host. Two years after meeting her, he proposed.

She continued to have career successes for many decades, playing fan favorite Sue Ann Nivens on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and Rose Nylund on "Golden Girls," among with many other roles. White's years of hard work led to a very impressive net worth.

Betty White found major success on the small screen

Betty White continued to work well into her 80s and 90s, appearing in films like "The Proposal" and "You Again," per IMDb. In the 2010s, she appeared in a popular Snickers commercial and hosted "Saturday Night Live," according to People. She even took another starring role in a sitcom, playing Elka Ostrovsky in "Hot in Cleveland." She was reportedly paid $75,000 per episode in the role, according to Celebrity Net Worth. After all, a legend like Betty White is worth every penny.


All of White's many roles resulted in an impressive net worth of $75 million. Despite her massive success, charity remained an important cornerstone of her life. Throughout her life, she was passionate about helping animals, and was a major contributor to the Morris Animal Foundation, among many other charities, per Biography. She was generous not only her money but her time, working closely with the ASPCA, the Los Angeles Zoo, and the Seeing Eye, an organization that trains guide dogs.