About Carol Burnett
It has been reported that the overall amount of Carol Burnett net worth is as much as 25 million dollars. Carol Burnett has become famous because of her involvement into comedy. In addition to being a comedian, she is also an actress, writer and singer.
She was born in San Antonio, Texas in 1933. She was born in a family, where both of her parents were addicted to alcohol. Thus she was raised mostly by her grandmother. Carol Burnett wanted to get involved into show business and having these dreams she moved to New York City. Initially, she appeared as a performer in some nightclubs in New York City. In 1959, she appeared in a Broadway play called “Once Upon a Mattress”. For her appearance in it, Carol Burnett was nominated for a Tony award.
After that, she started to appear on TV. In the beginning of the 1960s, Carol Burnett got a role on the show called “The Garry Moore Show”. For her appearance in it, Carol Burnett won her first Emmy award. The show has also added up to the overall estimate of Carol Burnett net worth. In 1967 she started her own show called “The Carol Burnett Show”. The show lasted until 1978. In this show, a lot of comedy stuff was included, which was one of the reasons of its popularity. Thus, this show also added up to the overall sum of Carol Burnett net worth.
After this show ended, Carol Burnett still continued her career in acting and appeared in “Annie”, “Horton Hears a Who”, “Mad About You”, “The Four Seasons”, “Friendly Fire”, “Desperate Housewives”, “he Trumpet of the Swan”, “Hot in Cleveland” and “Glee”, which all also added up to the overall size of Carol Burnett net worth.
Her career into acting has been nominated for various awards, too. In fact, she has won six Emmy awards. In addition, she is a winner of two Golden Globe awards. These awards were given to her in the categories of Best TV Actress in a Musical or Comedy and Best TV Star. In 1980, Carol Burnett became a recipient of the Women in Film Crystal Award, and in 1985 her name was inducted in the Television Hall of Fame. In 2005, the president George W. Bush presented her with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Thus, her career into cinema and comedy world has been awarded and recognized, as well.