Alvin Martin

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Alvin Martin is a Comedian and actor who is known as the ex-husband of multi-talented American actress and comedian Caryn Elaine Johnson, famously known as Whoopi Goldberg. Having acted in more than 150 films, she is the only black woman who has received all American awards named Emmy, Oscar, Grammy and Academy Award.

She has been hosting the daytime talk show, The View, since 2007 for which she earned Daytime Emmy Award. Moreover, she has starred as Guinan in the series, Star Trek: The Next Generation. After portraying in the y Sister Act (1992) and its sequel, Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993), she has become the highest-paid actress all the time. 

Today we are going to discover all interesting details about Alvin and Whoop's failed married life.

How Long  Alvin Martin and Whoopi Goldberg Were Married?

Alvin Martin and his ex-wife, Whoopi Goldberg were in a marital relationship for over six years. They tied the wedding knot in 1973 in a private ceremony after few months of dating.

 Alvin Martin With His Former Wife, Whoopi Goldberg
Image: Alvin Martin With His Former Wife, Whoopi Goldberg
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However, their nuptials didn't mean to be forever and had divorced in 1979 after being together for 6 years. Together, the duo shared one daughter, Alex Martin, born on May 9, 1973, as an Alexandrea Martin. 

Just like her mother, she is an actress and film producer who is known for Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit, Quest of the Delta Knights, American Intellectuals, and Call Me Claus.

Daughter, Alex Is a Married Twice

48, Alex Martin has been in a marital relationship for two times with the same man. She got hitched to her then-husband, Bernard Dean in 2011, whom she later divorced. However, they remarried on 15th October 2011.

From her marriage with Dean, they are blessed with two children, a daughter Jerzey Dean and a son, Mason Dean. In addition to that, Martin has one daughter Amarah Skye from her high school fling. Later, she was abandoned by the family.

Alvin Martin's Daughter Alex Martin Got Married To Husband, Bernard Dean Two Times
Caption: Alvin Martin's Daughter Alex Martin Got Married To Husband, Bernard Dean Two Times
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Through Amarah marriage, Alex has one granddaughter Charli Rose Burr-Reynaud. Before her husband Dean, she had a fling with Steve Jordan for six long years from 2007 to 2011. 

Whoopi Goldberg's Other Relationships

Following her divorce with first husband, Alvin, she got married twice. For the second time, she got eloped with David Edgar in 1986. The same year, they went their separate ways and got divorced.

Whoopi Goldberg and Lyle Trachtenberg
Photo: Whoopi Goldberg and Lyle Trachtenberg
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Her third and last marriage was with actor, Lyle Trachtenberg, whom she began dating in 1994. They said Yes I Do on October 1, 1994, after nine months of love romance. But sadly, their relationship also lasted for a year and got divorced in October 1995. And she says she is responsible for all her failed marriages.

In addition to three failed marital life, Whoopi had dated many stars such as David Schein (1973-1979), David Claessen (1986-1988), Alan Moore (1987), Eddie Gold (1987-1990), Timothy Dalton (1990-1991), Ted Danson (1992-1993), Jeffrey Cohen (1995), Frank Langella (1995-2000). 

Whoopi Goldberg and Frank Langella
Photo: Whoopi Goldberg and Frank Langella
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From 2001 to 2004, she and Michael Visbal were linked together. Also, Bill Duke is a former beau of her.

What is Alvin Martin Net Worth?

Alvin Martin has a side career as a comedian and author according to some sources. However, he has kept himself away from the media so there are no details regarding his professional career at the moment.

On the other hand, his former wife, Whoopi Goldberg has a whopping net worth of $60 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. She is widely known for the controversial views on her talk show, The View, where she makes an annual salary of $8 million. Her film credits are The Color Purple, Ghost, and Sister Act.

Previously, she sold a 745-acre farm in Vermont for $2 million. Then in Jan. 2018, she listed her LA's Pacific Palisades for $8.8 million, Manhattan's apartment for $3 million in 2010,  Berkeley's estate for $2.05 million in 2015. 

As of now, she lives in $3 million's West Orange, New Jersey's estate, which she bought in 2009. 

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