Barbara Walters

1929 - Today

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Barbara Jill Walters (born September 25, 1929) is an American retired broadcast journalist, author, and television personality. Known 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. Walters was a working journalist from 1951 until 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 4,610,739 page views. Her biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Barbara Walters is the 28th most popular presenter (up from 30th in 2019), the 4,900th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,921st in 2019) and the 18th most popular American Presenter.

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  • 38

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  • 1.49

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  • 5.46

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among presenters, Barbara Walters ranks 28 out of 109Before her are Mike Bongiorno, John Peel, Regis Philbin, Conan O'Brien, Thomas Gottschalk, and David Frost. After her are Casey Kasem, Phil McGraw, Jô Soares, Steve Allen, Bob Barker, and Joey Bishop.

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Among people born in 1929, Barbara Walters ranks 268Before her are James McDivitt, Nina Ponomaryova, Karl-Erik Palmér, Dorothee Sölle, Haruo Nakajima, and Dominique Fernandez. After her are Chaim Potok, Charles Antenen, Jürgen Ehlers, Héctor Alterio, Hong Song-nam, and Toshiko Akiyoshi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Barbara Walters ranks 4,900 out of 15,968Before her are Rikky von Opel (1947), Sandra Day O'Connor (1930), Alan Lomax (1915), Carlos Bernard (1962), Scott LaFaro (1936), and Harold Hotelling (1895). After her are Mimsy Farmer (1945), Sidney Howard (1891), Gina Carano (1982), Oliver Kirk (1884), Huey P. Newton (1942), and Levon Helm (1940).

Among PRESENTERS In United States

Among presenters born in United States, Barbara Walters ranks 18Before her are Walter Cronkite (1916), Michael Buffer (1944), Howard Stern (1954), Mike Bongiorno (1924), Regis Philbin (1931), and Conan O'Brien (1963). After her are Casey Kasem (1932), Phil McGraw (1950), Steve Allen (1921), Bob Barker (1923), Joey Bishop (1918), and Rush Limbaugh (1951).

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