Barbara Walters

1929 - Today

Barbara Walters

Barbara Jill Walters (born September 25, 1929) is an American broadcast journalist, author, and television personality. Respected for her interviewing ability and popularity with viewers, Walters appeared as the host of numerous television programs, including Today, The View, 20/20, and the ABC Evening News. Since retiring as a full-time host and contributor, she continued to occasionally report for ABC News through 2015.Walters began her career on The Today Show in the early 1960s as a writer and segment producer of women's interest stories. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barbara Walters has received more than 3,818,472 page views. Her biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 32nd most popular presenter.

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  • 3.8M

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  • 46.36

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  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.44

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.33

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among presenters, Barbara Walters ranks 30 out of 94Before her are Conan O'Brien, David Frost, Phil McGraw, Erez Tal, Howard Stern, and Regis Philbin. After her are Casey Kasem, Steve Allen, Bob Barker, Joey Bishop, Alex Trebek, and Yoo Jae-suk.

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Among people born in 1929, Barbara Walters ranks 258Before her are Shakuntala Devi, Yvette Williams, Mark Rydell, Hubert Dreyfus, Zdzisław Krzyszkowiak, and Chaim Potok. After her are Michael Harner, James Shigeta, Héctor Alterio, Nathalia Timberg, Jimmy Cobb, and Ruth Pfau.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Barbara Walters ranks 4,925 out of 12,171Before her are Chaim Potok (1929), Beth Hart (1972), Dixie Carter (1939), Dina Meyer (1968), Morton Gould (1913), and Edmund Wilson (null). After her are Saul Zaentz (1921), Levon Helm (1940), Lee Konitz (1927), Anthony Mackie (1978), Broncho Billy Anderson (1880), and Red Garland (1923).

Among PRESENTERS In United States

Among presenters born in United States, Barbara Walters ranks 17Before her are Fred Rogers (1928), Mike Bongiorno (1924), Conan O'Brien (1963), Phil McGraw (1950), Howard Stern (1954), and Regis Philbin (1931). After her are Casey Kasem (1932), Steve Allen (1921), Bob Barker (1923), Joey Bishop (null), Jimmy Kimmel (1967), and Jon Stewart (1962).