Joy Behar Age, Net Worth, Husband, Spouse, Daughter, The View, Date of Birth, Height and Family

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Joy Behar Biography and Wiki

Joy Behar is an American actress, comedian, Talk show host and writer currently serving as the co-host for ABC’s daytime talk show known as The View. Before joining ABC, she hosted her own self-titled talk show that aired on HLN from 2009 to 2001. Joy also appears as the main presenter of her latest weekly late-night show called Late Night show on TLC since 2015.

Joy Behar Age

How old is Joy? Behar is 82 years old as of 2024. She was born Josephine Victoria Behar on October 7, 1942, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York, United States. Her birthday is celebrated on 7th October every year. Her zodiac birth sign is Libra. READ: Liz Collin

Joy Behar Education | Sorority

Joy attended Queens College and graduated with a BA in sociology in 1964. Later, she earned an MA in English education from Stony Brook University back in 1966. Joy then worked as an English teacher at Lindenhurst Senior High School in New York in the early 1970s.

Joy Behar Nationality and Ethnicity

Joy is an American national by birth. She was born and brought up in Brooklyn, New York City, United States. She is of Russian-American ancestry/ethnicity/heritage.

Joy Behar Height and Measurements

Behar stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches. She also maintains an average body weight of 141 lbs (64 kilograms). Details about her other body measurements are currently under review.

Joy Behar Parents

Joy grew up as the daughter of Gino Occhiuto (father) and Rose Carbone (mother) in Brooklyn, New York City, United States. However, more information regarding her father and mother is currently not yet available. It is also not known whether she has siblings or not.

Joy Behar Married | Behar First Husband

Is Joy Married? Behar is married to her husband, Steve Janowitz. The couple tied the knot in a private wedding ceremony that was held back in 2011. Before Steve, Joy was married to her first husband, Joseph Behar, a famous American television director. The two got married in 1965 until their divorce was finalized in 1981. The reasons for the divorce are still unknown. READ: Perdita Weeks

Joy Behar Daughter | Children

Joy and is blessed with one daughter named Eve Behar. Eve is Joy’s only daughter and is around 50 years old as of 2020. She is also described as the spitting image of her mother according to how they are very close and resemble each other.

Joy Behar Grandson

Behar has one grandson named Luca. Just like her daughter Eve, Luca resembles his grandmother and mother at the same time. However. more details about Joy’s grandson will be shared once confirmed available,

Joy Behar Net Worth

Joy is an American Actress, comedian, writer and co-host of The View with an estimated net worth of about $10 million. This amount has been approximated according to the number of properties under her name and her annual salary.

Joy Behar The View | Leaves The View

Joy joined the original panelist of ABC’s The View in 1997. She began her work as a TV host who replaced Walters whenever she was off but eventually became a permanent co-host after a few years. On the show, she was given her segment called Joy’s Comedy Corner the same year she became a permanent co-host. Behar began co-hosting the show with Whoopi Goldberg,  Sherri Shepherd and Barbara Walters back in August 2009.

The show won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show because of the attention it received from viewers across the United States in 2009. In 2013, ABC announced that Behar will leave the show at the end of that year’s season. Behar even revealed to the public that it seemed like it was the right time for her to leave the show.

Thus, she did her final show in August 2013. However, she continued to guest host the show in 2014 and 2015. In August 2015, ABC announced Joy’s official return as a permanent co-host on the show. Since then, Joy is still maintained her position on The View.

Joy The View Meghan McCain

Meghan McCain is an American Author, Conservative Columnist and Journalist currently known for formerly appearing on ABC’s Emmy Award-winning daytime talk show called The View. She announced her departure from the show on July 2, 2021. According to sources, Joy was not amused with Meghan’s departure from the show.

Joy Behar Caitlyn Jenner

In April 2021, Joy was accused of Misgendering Caitlyn Jenner by various critics. Caitlyn is a famous American socialite and retired Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete. Joy issued an apology for misgendering Caitlyn on The View towards the end of April.

Joy Behar Doctor Stethoscope

Behar officially apologized for her controversial comments about Nurses and Doctor Stethoscope after some of the Advertisers Pulled Ads from her show.

Joy Movies

  • 1987 Hiding Out
  • 1989 Cookie Dottie
  • 1992 This Is My Life Rudy
  • 1993 Manhattan Murder Mystery
  • 1996 ‘M’ Word, Love Is All There Is
  • 2009 Madea Goes to Jail
  • 2011 Hall Pass
  • 2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift

Joy TV Shows

  • 2018 Crashing
  • 2016 Nashville Joy Behar, 2016 Crisis in Six Scenes Ann
  • 2015–present The View
  • 2009 Ugly Betty Joy Behar
  • 2007 One Life to Live, 2007 30 Rock Joy Behar
  • 2005–17 Real Time with Bill Maher
  • 2001 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command
  • 2000 Spin City
  • 1997–2013
  • 1996 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist
  • 1991 Wisecracks
  • 1990 The Rock
  • 1989–1990 It’s Garry Shandling’s Show
  • 1988–1989 Baby Boom