Betty White could go down as one of the most beloved Hollywood stars of all time. Her free spirit mixed with adorable charm makes for a perfect blend. As of 2018, she’s hit 80 years in the industry and honestly, doesn’t want to slow down. “I had no idea that I would still be around at this point for one thing, but that I’d still be privileged enough to still be in this business,” White said. “And it is such a privilege.” Learn more about the illustrious star and 80-year career.
The Most Experienced Woman In The Industry
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The general public might have already known, but it didn’t become official until the Guinness Book of Records acknowledged it. Yes, there is a record for Longest TV Career for an Entertainer (Female.) White claimed this title way back in 2014.
White started her career in 1939, the same year as British TV host Bruce Forsyth also began his. Had there not been categories divided by gender, they would have tied for the record title in a neck-and-neck race.