Lack of parents' guidance to the child throughout teenage could somersault one's path to darkness, which Jacqueline Dena Guber, a drug-sober American entrepreneur, famous as the adopted daughter of retired journalist Barbara Walters and theater impresario Lee Guber faced.
The only child of celebrity parents (now divorced) Guber sought loneliness during her teens that led to bad company, but thanks to her mother's fierce love that pulled her out to light eventually. Jacqueline did pursue a career in entrepreneurship, but it's obvious that the fame of her parents overshadowed hers.
Jacqueline Dena Guber Short Bio- What's Her Age and Height?
Born on June 14, 1968, in the United States Of America, Jacqueline is an American by nationality. By the time of her birth, she was adopted by Barbara Walters and Lee Guber, however, the details on her biological parents are yet to be out.
As of October 2021, Guber is 53 years old and she stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches or 173 cm tall. Further details about her personal life are missing at the moment.
Adoptive Parents Divorced When She Was Young
Emmy Award-winning journalist mother Barbara and her then-husband (second) Lee Guber took initiatives for adoption after she suffered many miscarriages. They had married on December 8, 1963, but were not able to conceive.
After 5 years of marriage, the now-former duo adopted Jacqueline Dena Guber in 1968, the same year, she was born. The theatrical producer and theater owner legally gave his surname to her. As per IMDB, Jacqueline was named after Baraba Walters' sister who was mildly mentally retarded by birth and died of ovarian cancer.
Reportedly, when the American entrepreneur was 8 years, her adoptive parents divorced on March 22, 1976. Since she is close with her mother.
Jacqueline Dena Guber's Mother Barbara Walters Is Married Thrice
Famous for her works in Today, The View, 20/20, and ABC Evening News, Baraba Walters dedicated her lifetime to journalism- nearly 7 decades (1951 until 2015). The degree of success in her career rotated opposite when it came to her relationship (married life).
Firstly, she was in a marital relationship with Robert Henry Katz, a business executive, and former Navy lieutenant. They married on June 20, 1955, at The Plaza Hotel in New York, but annulled their marriage after 2 years in 1957.
Her second husband is Lee Guber, with whom she has (her only child) adopted daughter Jacqueline. They divorced after 13 years of marriage in 1976. After that, Walters exchanged vows with the CEO of Lorimar Television, Merv Adelson, in 1981 but divorced in 1984. On May 10, 1986, she and Adelson remarried but eventually parted ways on August 17, 1992.
Through no marriages, she has a biological child.
Who Is Husband Of Jacqueline Dena Guber?
Seems like her mother, Jacqueline believes to pull out of a relationship if it's getting nowhere, as a result, she has been married twice. While her relationship talks didn't go flashy, media sources showed its power of penetration into details. Reportedly, she was in a marital relationship with a guy named Mark Danforth, so she, then, went by the name Jacqueline Danforth.
After they settled things legally, she exchanged vows with her second spouse Scott Pontius in 1995 in a private ceremony. Sources cite that their marriage ended after a decade. Since no report on her wedding or dating story is out. Neither there are any children of her.
Net Worth In 2021
Talking about her career, Guber is said to be an entrepreneur but further specification about her company or any portfolio is kept under wraps. Aside from that, she is an activist and charity worker.
As of 2021, Jacqueline Dena Guber's exact net worth is not out, but being the only child (heir) to mother Barbara's hefty fortune, she could be a millionaire.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Barabara Walters has a net worth of $170 million- solely earned through her devotion to journalism career spanning over 6 decades. She is believed to earn a salary of $1 million per year. Likewise, in 2007, she had received $12 million according to The Richest.
Jacqueline Dena Guber Struggled With Drug Addiction
While Jacqueline Guber entered her teenage, her mother Walters was in the prime of her journalism career. So, it was quite tough to manage family time. Furthermore, Barabara's shattered relationship with her third husband Merv Adelson at that time filled Guber with loneliness.
At high school, she would bunk cla s ses to go to clubs where she was subjected to abuse of marijuana and several drugs including methamphetamines. Even more, then-15 years old, the star kid (who felt parents' fame made her life miserable) ran away from home and was spotted several weeks later.
Jacqueline then went to rehab and gradually her relationship with her mother began to mend. Due to that incident, her mom Barbara Walters became an executive director and founder of New Horizons, a center supporting the healing of runaway teens.
Guber is not active on social media platforms such as Instagram or Twitter. Rather her mother Walter has an official Twitter account (@BarbaraJWalters) with more than 1.4 million followers in 2021.
by chandra, 12 May, 2021