The couple has one daughter together named Alexandrea Martin, an actor.In 1979, the couple got divorced and she stayed single before meeting cinematographer, David Claessen in 1985.She adopted her stage name and her surname “Goldberg” was given to her by her mother.
They separated in 1995 and had no children together.
With just one daughter, she was already a grandmother at just 35 years of age.
She starred in a popular one-woman production in 1983, and in 1985 she won a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Recording.
That same year, Goldberg's success with Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Elaine Johnson on November 13, 1955, in New York City.
Goldberg changed her name when she decided that her given name was too boring.
She claims to be half Jewish and half Catholic, and "Goldberg" is attributed to her family history.
She has nominated for 13 times in Emmy Awards for her work in television media.
Goldberg is one of the few entertainers who has won an Emmy Award, a Grammy Award, an Oscar, and a Tony Award.
As a result of this success, she began to receive significant attention from Hollywood insiders.
Director Steven Spielberg cast Goldberg in the leading female role of his 1985 production of (adapted from the novel by Alice Walker).
A philanthropist, she has traveled much and supported to any social cause that needed the attention and effort. Goldberg has lots of admirers and fans from around the world. She has a lavish home worth million in Los Angeles, California.