Some unheard things about Whoopi Goldberg

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Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg is an American actress, comedian, and television host.

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She was born in New York City in 1955.

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Goldberg's birth name is Caryn Elaine Johnson.

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She adopted the name "Whoopi" after a whoopee cushion, which she used to make her friends laugh.

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Goldberg began her career in the entertainment industry as a comedian and stage actress.

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Her breakout film role was in the 1985 movie "The Color Purple," for which she was nominated for an Academy Award.

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Goldberg has since appeared in numerous films, including "Ghost," "Sister Act," and "The Lion King."

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She has won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony award over the course of her career, making her one of only 16 people to achieve EGOT status.

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Goldberg is known for her outspokenness on political and social issues, including race, gender, and LGBTQ rights.

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She is also a co-host of the talk show "The View."

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Goldberg continues to act and perform to this day and is considered a trailblazer in the entertainment industry for women and people of color.

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